Chris Ngige

Buhari’s administration not a failure — Ngige

Buhari’s administration not a failure — Ngige

He said, “It is not true that the Buhari administration was a failure. I was part of the government and the administration completed a lot of projects including the Second Niger Bridge, school feeding programme and numerous railways across the country."
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Strike looms in varsities as FG fails April deadline agreement with unions

Strike looms in varsities as FG fails April deadline agreement with unions

INDICATION emerged on Sunday that the non-teaching staff in the universities are mounting pressure on their leadership to declare industrial dispute following the alleged Federal Government failure to keep to the April timeline for the implementation of the Memorandum of Action, MoA it entered with the unions.

There’s no increase in fuel price — FG

There’s no increase in fuel price — FG

The Federal Government has assured the tripartite labour community of the organised labour, organised private sector and indeed all Nigerians that there is currently no increase in the price of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS).

It ‘ll be illegal for SSANU, NASU to go ahead with strike — FG

It ‘ll be illegal for SSANU, NASU to go ahead with strike — FG

THE Federal Government on Friday told the Senior Staff Association of Nigeria Universities, SSANU and the Non-Academic Staff Union of Educational and Associated Institutions, NASU, that it will be illegal for them to proceed on strike when discussions to sort out some of the contentious issues were still ongoing. 

Fuel, electricity tariff hike: Why we rescheduled meeting with organized labour ― FG

Fuel, electricity tariff hike: Why we rescheduled meeting with organized labour ― FG

By Johnbosco Agbakwuru THE Federal Government Saturday said that it had to reschedule the meeting earlier planned to hold on Saturday with the organized labour because the leaderships of the two Labour centres had engagement outside Abuja. The Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige announced that the meeting has been rescheduled to hold […]

Letter to Dr Chris Ngige

Letter to Dr Chris Ngige

DEAR Dr Ngige, I write with pain in my heart as someone who invested so much emotions on you when you had your ordeals as Governor in Anambra State in the hands of godfathers. I remember a medical doctor from Anambra State who is my friend telling me then that anybody who knows you well […]

N-Power programme not abandoned by FG — Ngige

N-Power programme not abandoned by FG — Ngige

By Dennis Agbo, Enugu Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige, has disclosed that the N-Power programme has not been jettisoned by the Federal Government as being speculated. Ngige, while dismissing rumours making the rounds that the Federal Government has abandoned the programme, said the programme was being repackaged and amendments could occur in […]

Minimum Wage: Workers unhappy about Ngige’s return as labour minister

Minimum Wage: Workers unhappy about Ngige’s return as labour minister

By Egufe Yafugborhi – Port Harcourt Nigerian Civil Service Union (NCSU) has said workers were unhappy over the 2019 retention of Dr. Chris Ngige as Labour Minister because of his “unfavorable” management of the current minimum wage saga. NCSU Chairman, Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) Unit, Idris Abdulrahman, expressed the displeasure yesterday in Port Harcourt, […]

NLC bestows on Ngige honorary membership 

NLC bestows on Ngige honorary membership 

By Johnbosco Agbakwuru DESPITE frosty relationships between the Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige and the leadership of the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, towards the end of the first tenure of President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration, the Congress on Thursday conferred on the Minister honorary membership of the NLC. The conferment which signifies friendship […]

Minimum Wage: Ngige appeals to Labour to consider bad economic situation

Minimum Wage: Ngige appeals to Labour to consider bad economic situation

…Says Ministry has right to register unions By Johnbosco Agbakwuru Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige on Wednesday appealed to the organised Labour to put into consideration the bad economic situation while negotiating for consequential adjustment. The Minister also said that the Federal Government was determined to conclude negotiations on Consequential Adjustment to […]

[UPDATED] Judgement Day: Judge now speaking before final judgement

[UPDATED] Judgement Day: Judge now speaking before final judgement

The Court of Appeal, Abuja, is venue where the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal delivers judgment in the petition filed by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its candidate, Atiku Abubakar challenging president Muhammadu Buhari’s victory in Feb. 23 general election. The is palpable Anxiety, as Oshiomhole, SANs, others await the judgement of the presidential election petition tribunal.