Doctors’ Strike: FG to begin implementing demands Monday

The Federal Government says it will begin implementing an agreement it signed with Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) on Monday in efforts to end the indefinite strike embarked upon by the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD). Labour and employment minister…

FG’ll reopen talks with striking resident doctors, says Ngige

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, on Sunday said the federal government will soon engage the leadership of the striking National Association of Resident Doctors in a fresh talk with a view to ending the ongoing strike. He…

Ngige to striking doctors: We’ll invoke no work, no pay rule

Labour Minister Chris Ngige yesterday threatened to invoke the no work, no pay rule against striking members of the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) if they refuse to go back to their duty posts. Ngige, who is a medical…

ASUU’s unending strike actions – Ehi Braimah

After what seemed like eternity, the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) called off its nine-month old strike. At a press conference in Abuja on Wednesday, December 23, 2020, Biodun Ogunyemi, President of ASUU, announced a “conditional suspension” of the…

Peter Obi annoyingly stingy, his frugality legendary: Ex-Minister, Prof ABC Nwosu

The former Federal Minister of Health and an elder statesman, Prof ABC Nwosu, has described the Vice Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in 2019 elections, Mr Peter Obi, as one who is not only annoyingly stingy but…

Labour suspends planned strike as FG reverses electricity tariff hike

The Nigeria Labour Congress and the Trade Union Congress have suspended the strike scheduled to commence today (Monday). This followed an agreement reached with the federal government at a meeting which started at 8.30pm on Sunday and ended at 2:50am…

How I cleared over N35bn arrears of pension and gratuities as Anambra Governor – Obi

Former Governor of Anambra State, Mr Peter Obi, has said that the details of how he cleared off over N35 billion in arrears of pension and gratuity had never and could not be in dispute as all the actions he…

FG shortlists Dangote, Leo Stan Ekeh, Elumelu, Oba Otudeko, others for National Productivity Merit Award

The Federal Government has nominated a number of prominent Nigerians including Aliko Dangote, Leo Stan Ekeh, Tony Elumelu, Oba Otudeko and 21 others for the prestigious National Productivity Order of Merit (NPOM) award. This was disclosed in a letter signed…

Ngige twisting achievements with lies – Obi (Punch)

The vice presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the last general elections, Mr Peter Obi,  has said the Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige cannot diminish him with his campaign of calumny. He said Ngige’s achievement…

Buhari not against workers, says Ngige (Punch)

The Federal Government has reassured Nigerian workers that President Muhammadu Buhari is still committed to improving their welfare. The Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, according to a statement on Monday by the Deputy Director, Press and Public Relations,…

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