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Who cares about education in Nigeria (2)

The stakeholders in this regard would include: the government (federal and state), the lecturers, the students/NANS, parents and guardians, employers, National Assembly, the Minister of Education, the Ministry of Education, the National Universities Commission, the National Parent-Teacher Association, the Committee of Vice-Chancellors, the Committee of Pro-Chancellors, Labour unions, the media, and indeed the entire Nigerian society.

Punch , Nigeria Jan 22, 2019

PPP: Lagos water sector failure deliberate, says Labour

On his part, Ayodele Akele, Executive Director, Labour, Health and Human Rights Development Centre, noted that Lagos government and the management of LWC were nurturing a major crisis if they allowed LWC to collapse to pave way for privatisation.

Vanguard News , Nigeria Jan 22, 2019

British MPs try to take control of Brexit

– CUSTOMS UNION OR SECOND REFERENDUM: An amendment introduced by opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn demands parliamentary time to debate and vote on options to avoid a “no deal” Brexit.

Punch , Nigeria Jan 22, 2019

Council of State endorses INEC preparations for 2019 Elections

The National Council of State also endorsed N27,000 as new National Minimum Wage, The Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige, who also addressed the correspondents on the outcome of the meeting, disclosed that the council endorsed N27, 000 as new National Minimum Wage.

Vanguard News , Nigeria Jan 22, 2019

Shehu Sani reacts as National Council of State approves N27,000 as new minimum wage

The Kaduna lawmaker wondered why N3000 was deducted from the N30,000 minimum wage proposed by the Labour union.

Daily Post , Nigeria Jan 22, 2019

Frustrated British MPs try to take control of Brexit

– CUSTOMS UNION OR SECOND REFERENDUM: An amendment introduced by opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn demands parliamentary time to debate and vote on options to avoid a “no deal” Brexit.

Vanguard News , Nigeria Jan 22, 2019

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

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

Buhari in closed door meeting with Obasanjo, Saraki, others | The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper - Nigeria and World News

Others present are the National security Adviser (NSA) Gen Babagana Monguno(rtd), Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha, Head of Service of the Federation, Winifred Oyo-Ita, Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Minister, Mohammed Bello and Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, In a brief remark during the opening session, the Secretary to the Government of the Federations said that the meeting will discuss five point agenda without providing details.

The Guardian , Nigeria Jan 22, 2019