Minister Of Labour News

Who cares about education in Nigeria (2)

The Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu; the Minister Of Labour, Chris Ngige; the NUC officials, and other key stakeholders also have a responsibility to monitor compliance, rather than wait for the next strike action.

Punch , Nigeria Jan 22, 2019

Understanding the exemption to the new national minimum wage

The Minister Of Labour also released the National Minimum Wage Regulations, 2018 (Regulations) which came into operation on 1 January 2019.

IOL , South Africa Jan 22, 2019

BREAKING: Council Of State Recommends New Minimum Wage — But It's Lesser Than N30,000

Briefing State House correspondents after the meeting, Chris Ngige, Minister Of Labour, said the N27,000 was for workers in states and the private sector, but the recommendation for federal workers was N30,000.

Sahara Reporters , Nigeria Jan 22, 2019

FG, ASUU’s Capacity for Compromise

Even with the tense atmosphere occasioned by the present face-off, the statements of the heads of federal government and university lecturers, namely Dr. Chris Ngige, Minister Of Labour, and Prof. Ogunyemi, after their January 7 meeting are fair representations of their intentions and interests.

Vanguard News , Nigeria Jan 18, 2019

FG to review revenue sharing formula over minimum wage | The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper - Nigeria and World News

The Minimum Wage Technical Advisory Committee that was inaugurated recently is looking into the revenue sharing formula.” Asked to be specific on whether the Federal Government has agreed to allocate more resources to state governments, the source said: “Everything is in progress.” Speaking to State House correspondents after the meeting, Minister Of Labour and Employment Chris Ngige said NEC discussed the matter and agreed to meet members of the Council of State for a unified position.

The Guardian , Nigeria Jan 17, 2019

ASUU strike continues, says President, Prof Ogunyemi

“We have shifted ground from N1.1 trillion to N220 billion that will cover for three quarters in 2019.” You will recall that during the meeting between the Federal Government and ASUU on Tuesday in Abuja, the Minister Of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige who believed the federal government offer of N15.4 billion would be acceptable by the Union said: “ ASUU is at the verge of calling of the strike.” Ngige explained that besides the N15.4 billion for public universities, the Federal Government had also approved N20 billion to offset teachers arrears on earned academic allowances from 2009 to 2012.

Vanguard News , Nigeria Jan 13, 2019

ASUU strike continues, says President, Prof Ogunyemi

“We have shifted ground from N1.1 trillion to N220 billion that will cover for three quarters in 2019.” You will recall that during the meeting between the Federal Government and ASUU on Tuesday in Abuja, the Minister Of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige who believed the federal government offer of N15.4 billion would be acceptable by the Union said: “ ASUU is at the verge of calling of the strike.” Ngige explained that besides the N15.4 billion for public universities, the Federal Government had also approved N20 billion to offset teachers arrears on earned academic allowances from 2009 to 2012.

Vanguard News , Nigeria Jan 12, 2019

ASUU strike: Lecturers reject offers, make fresh demands from FG

When ASUU’s leadership met with Chris Ngige, the Minister Of Labour and Employment on Tuesday, he said the labour dispute with the university teachers was on the verge of being resolved.

Daily Post , Nigeria Jan 12, 2019

We’ll not participate in 2019 polls — ASUU

The bulletin reads: “Though some progress has been made with respect to discussion with Government agents (The Minister Of Labour and Employment as well as Minister of Education), at the moment, the proposal from Government towards resolving the demand of ASUU as contained in 2017 MoA and Strike Bulletin 1 is still too fluid and far from expectations.

Vanguard News , Nigeria Jan 11, 2019

Strike continues until FG implements offers, says ASUU

The bulletin read in part, “Though some progress has been made with respect to discussion with government agents (The Minister Of Labour and Employment as well as the Minister of Education), at the moment, the proposal from government towards resolving the demand of ASUU as contained in 2017 MoA and Strike Bulletin 1 is still fluid and far from expectations.

Punch , Nigeria Jan 11, 2019