The ULC said this in reaction to a statement credited to the Ministry of Labour and Employment that those indicted in the NSITF fraud included leaders nominated by the Nigeria Labour Congress and Nigeria Employers Consultative Association.
Ishaya Awotu, the Chairman of the panel, said that there were irregular allowances totalling N5.7 billion paid to staff and management.
The Federal Government has warned contractors and firms promoting unfair labour practices in oil and gas sector of the country to desist.
Ngige said this when he addressed the newly elected National Administrative Council members of the Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers on a courtesy visit in Abuja.
Ngige said: “You have written to the Federal Government through me that the increase in excise duty on alcohol and beverages will create job losses because once you add a new cost and pass it on, there will be consumer resistance, resulting…
On May 30, Ngige announced that the new National Minimum Wage would not be paid to workers by the end of September, contrary to a previous announcement by the Federal Government.
The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, stated this in a write-up, titled: “The Real Price of Change the Change campaign (2),” on Sunday
The President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, after a meeting with the leadership of JOHESU on Thursday, where he listened to their grievances and demands, on Friday met with the Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, and the…
The International Relations Officer (Africa Adviser) in the United States Department of Labour, Olaoluwa “Ola” Abina, made the pledge while on a working visit to the Ministry of Labour and Employment on Thursday in Abuja.
His public policy understanding, prowess and scope together with his experience as a business executive was vividly portrayed in his political career
In virtually all the states, the ward congresses were marred by violence, with special drama in Anambra State, where the Minister of Labour and Productivity, Chris Ngige, and a former governorship candidate of the party, Tony Nwoye, could…
Senator Chris Ngige, Minister of Labour and Employment, made this pledge in a statement signed by Mr Samuel Olowookere, Director of Press in the ministry to mark the 2018 Workers’ Day celebration.
The minister said the job creation efforts of the Federal Government had yielded the much anticipated results and taken countless youths out of unemployment.
Ngige gave the warning while inaugurating three out of the five boards of parastatals under the ministry on Friday in Abuja.
He said that the programme would help to fast track rehabilitation, resettlement and stabilisation in the war-ravaged region.