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1 Jun 2018
The United Labour Congress (ULC) on Friday told Labour and Employment Minister Chris Ngige, to explain his `double-speak’ on the planned new minimum wage, to avoid confusion on the issue. On May 30, Ngige announced that the new National Minimum Wage would not be paid to workers by the end of September, contrary to a…
23 Jun 2016
In a press statement signed by its National President, Bobboi Bala Kaigama and Secretary-General, Alade Bashir Lawal, ASCSN opined that, if the persistent policy somersaults, by the present government...
20 Jun 2016
A frontline legal luminary, Chief Afe Babalola (SAN), has condemned incessant industrial action to settle labour disputes between government and workers.
5 Jun 2016
Abia State governor Okezie Ikpeazu has bemoaned the lack of arable land for agriculture in the state, which he said also applies to the entire South East geopolitical zone.
2 Jun 2016
The Federal Government has put in place structures that would streamline activities of parastatals in the ministry of labour to optimize their outputs, the Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr. Chris Ngige has said.
30 May 2016
Labour leaders in Ekiti State have criticised Governor Ayodele Fayose for attempting to cause crisis and disunity among its members by declaring that his government would pay workers that are not on strike.
30 May 2016
While many will argue that Labour’s request is justifiable, it is pertinent to state that living a financially prudent life will in turn, make one’s financially modest.
27 May 2016
Following the rising cases of kidnapping from across the nation, the Imo State Police Command, in partnership with the state government, has demolished houses belonging to two alleged kidnap kingpins.
24 May 2016
Over the next 48 hours, the leadership of the labour unions should find a way to reopen a mutually-respectful dialogue with the government and talk this over; the threatened strike is not a fatality.
21 May 2016
The National Leader of the All Progressive Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu, may lead the negotiations between the Federal Government and Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC).
21 May 2016
The NLC expressed dismay at the attitude of some private outlets which have refused to join the protest against the hike in the pump price of petroleum.
21 May 2016
I do not have the competence to assess his economic policy, but it would seem that there are serious ideological issues, concerning the role of the state in the management of the economy.

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