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FG to present proposed new Minimum Wage to National Council of State on January 22

Federal government says the proposed new National Minimum Wage will be presented to the National Council of State on January 22. The Minister of Labour and Employment Chris Ngige disclosed this while speaking with State House correspondents after the National Economic Council meeting presided over by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja....


FG reaches agreement with ASUU, releases 15.4billion naira for salary shortfalls

The Federal Government has reached an agreement with the striking members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities ASUU. Addressing journalists after a meeting with the lecturers in Abuja, the Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, said the majority of their demands have been met including the release of 15.4 billion naira for payment...


President Buhari promises to sign Petroleum Industry Governance Bill

President Muhammadu Buhari says he was committed to Nigeria’s reform, saying he would assent to the Petroleum Industry Governance Bill, PIGB, as soon as the National Assembly presented it to him. The president, who spoke at the 40th anniversary of the National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers, NUPENG, in Abuja, said when the...