NDDC: Why board inauguration conundrum may linger
Nigerians may wait a little longer for the inauguration of the new board of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) by President Muhammadu Buhari...
Amaechi, Akpabio, Aliero on pension refund list
Some former state governors may have to return pensions and allowances received after leaving office. This followed a judgment by a Federal High Court in Lagos
Nigeria assumes presidency of ILO Government Group
The Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige, has assumed office as President, Government Group of the Governing Board (GB) of the International Labour Organisation...
Ngige charges NMA to tackle states over deteriorating health indices
Time has come for the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), to take the battle for upliftment of the national healthcare system to the 36 states of the Federation, where governors have completely abdicated their responsibilities..
Ngige decries low budgetary allocation to labour ministry
The Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige, has decried the low budgetary allocation to the Federal Ministry of Labour and Employment. The Minister said increased allocation will boost the efficiency of his Ministry in the discharge of its administrative responsibilities.
Relief as FG, labour seal pact on minimum wage
Finally, the Federal Government and organised labour have reached common grounds on salary increment for all the categories of workers in the federal civil service.
FG, labour reach agreement over minimum wage
After hours of intense negotiations, the Nigerian government and the labour unions have reached a deal on the implementation modality of the new minimum wage. The government and labour unions had disagreements over the new minimum wage law signed by President Muhammadu Buhari in April, making the country's workforce threaten to go on strike. Specifically,…
FG to review wages, allowances for governors, others
The Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, has said there are plans to review the wages of all political office holders in the country. “The last holistic wage review took place in 2011 and a new one is being planned," Ngige told members of Nigerian Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE) during a visit…
FG, Labour resume minimum wage talks today
Despite the delay in negotiation of consequential adjustment, the take-off date for the implementation of the new minimum wage is April 18, 2019 when President Muhammadu Buhari...
Why Nigerians must tame Christianity and Islam
Sir: Since the late president Umaru Musa Yar’Adua and the current President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (GMB) represent the Fulani Muslim imperialists...