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Averting Another ASUU Strike

In a fresh jolt, the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, has announced it would embark on another round of industrial action following the government’s lack of transparency in the implementation of the Memorandum of Action ,MoA, it signed with

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FG Wades Into Labour, Kaduna Government Impasse

By Rabiatu Adamu, Kaduna The Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige has  intervened in the ongoing warning strike by the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) in Kaduna State . He has therefore invited the two parties to the trade

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FG To Pay June Hazard Allowance Of Medical Workers From Aug. 10

The Federal Government has assured medical workers handling COVID-19 pandemic cases across the country of payment of their June hazard allowance from Aug. 10. Sen. Chris Ngige, Minister of Labour and Employment, gave the assurance on Thursday at a meeting

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FG Spends N15.8bn On Hazard Allowances — Ngige

 The Federal Government says it has so far spent N15.8 billion on hazard allowances in its teaching hospitals and medical centres across the country. Sen. Chris Ngige, Minister of Labour and Employment, disclosed this while addressing newsmen at a meeting

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Suspended NSITF Management Misappropriated N48bn – Ngige Alleges

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Sen. Chris Ngige, on Tuesday, alleged that the suspended management of the Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF), misappropriated N48 billion. Ngige made the allegation at an investigative hearing at the House of Representatives

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Suspended NSITF Officers: Ngige Sets Up Probe Panel

“I expect due diligence and thoroughness in the discharge of this national assignment which will hopefully purge the NSITF of negative connotations acquired since the past NSITF board and management once and for all and restore as well affirm the confidence of contributors to this very noble and humane Fund”

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774,000 Jobs: Despite Ngige’s Apology, Keyamo Maintains Stance

Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Mr Festus Keyamo says the constitution empowers his office to supervise the execution of the Special Public Works Programme of the Federal Government. Kayamo made the disclosure in an interview with newsmen, after

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IPPIS: FG Directs Varsity Bursars To Compile List Of Problems

 The Federal Government has directed bursars of universities to compile list of problems associated with payment of salaries through the Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System (IPPIS). Sen. Chris Ngige, Minister of Labour and Employment, made this known while addressing

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Strike: FG’s Meeting With Resident Doctors Ends In Deadlock

The meeting between the Federal Government and the members of the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) has ended in deadlock. NARD had embarked on nationwide strike on Monday to press home its demands for payment of hazard allowance, group

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Return To Roundtable Or Face Consequences, FG Tells Striking ASUU

Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige says there will be consequences if the striking Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) refuse government’s overture to return to the negotiating table. Ngige disclosed this on Sunday in a statement signed by

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