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As election nears, Nigeria recommends 50 pct minimum wage rise

Labour Minister Chris Ngige said the government would send a bill to parliament proposing an increase in the minimum monthly salary to 27,000 naira ($88) from 18,000 now.

Reuters , Africa Jan 22, 2019

Council of State approves N27,000 as minimum wage

READ ALSO: Obasanjo, Buhari in friendly mood at Council of State meeting The Minister of Labour, Dr Chris Ngige, has just confirmed the development to State House Correspondents in Abuja.

Punch , Nigeria Jan 22, 2019

Council of State reaches final decision on new minimum wage

Addressing State House correspondents after the meeting, the Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige said the Federal Government will top the approved amount by N3,000 to 30,000 for its workers.

Daily Post , Nigeria Jan 22, 2019

Ngige Says Buhari ‘Greatly Worried’ About ASUU Strike

Ngige addressing the press Chris Ngige, Nigeria's Minister of Labour and Employment, has said President Muhammadu Buhari is not happy with the situation of the country’s university system.

Sahara Reporters , Nigeria Jan 21, 2019

Despite Buhari’s matching order to Ngige, FG fails to end ASUU strike

After about four hours of the meeting held at the Federal Ministry of Labour and Employment, led by the Minister,Senator Chris Ngige,the end result was deadlock.

Vanguard News , Nigeria Jan 21, 2019

ASUU strike nears end as details of FG’s meeting with union emerge

The Federal Government says it has released N163 billion to the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) from the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund) Sen. Chris Ngige, Minister of Labour and Employment, said this while addressing newsmen after a closed-door reconciliatory meeting with ASUU leadership on Monday in Abuja.

Daily Post , Nigeria Jan 21, 2019

ASUU: End strike now

President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, to end the ongoing strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU).

Daily Post , Nigeria Jan 21, 2019

ASUU Strike: Resolve all issues today, Buhari orders Ngige

President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, to end the three-month-old strike by Nigerian university teachers at the ongoing meeting with the teachers.

Vanguard News , Nigeria Jan 21, 2019

ASUU strike: FG resumes talks with lecturers

The meeting, which began on Monday evening around 5pm, had in attendance the minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, as well as a delegation of the striking lecturers.

Daily Post , Nigeria Jan 21, 2019

Breaking: Again, FG, ASUU resume talks over strike

At the meeting which began on Monday evening, at around 5pm, had in attendance, the minister of Labour and Employment, Dr. Chris Ngige as well as a delegation of the striking lecturers.

Vanguard News , Nigeria Jan 21, 2019