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ASUU strike: I have 3 children in public universities – Ngige

Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, has restated the commitment of Federal Government to end the eight-month strike embarked on by members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities. He described as untrue, comments that government officials have been foot-draggers in the ongoing negotiations with the university lecturers because their children school abroad. Ngige…

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ASUU Strike: Students recruited for #EndSARS protests – Ngige

The Federal Government has lamented that university students who should be in the classrooms have been “recruited” to join the ongoing #EndSARS protests. It blamed the development on the industrial action embarked upon by the Academic Staff Union of Universities. The Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, said this at a reconciliation meeting between…

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Buhari celebrates Ngige at 68yrs

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday rejoiced with the Labour and Employment Minister, Senator Dr Chris Nwabueze Ngige OON, as he turned 68. This is contained in the press statement released by Femi Adesina, the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity. It read; ”The President joins the medical community, labour fraternity, the legislature,…

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Buhari Empowers 15,000 Youths, Fed 300,000 Pupils In Anambra- Ngige

The minister of labour and employment, Dr. Chris Ngige said President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration empowered 15,000 youths from Anambra state and fed over 300,000 pupils under his administration’s school feeding programme. Ngige, who made this revelation at Holy Trinity field, Onitsha during All Progressive Congress, APC campaign flag off urged the people of the state…

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#ASUU Strike: Ngige Begs University Lecturers To Have Mercy On Students

Labour & Employment Minister Chris Ngige has pleaded with striking varsity teachers to show mercy on students by calling off their strike. The teachers, under auspices of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), began a nationwide strike since November, last year, over some disagreement between the union and the Federal Government. Ngige also declared…

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Nigerians should clap for Buhari, APC everyday – Ngige

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige on Sunday declared that President Muhammadu Buhari’s election in 2015 saved Nigeria. Ngige told journalists in Onitsha, Anambra State, that Buhari and the All Progressives Congress (APC) had revived the economy and deserved applause from Nigerians on a daily basis. He said: “We are wonderful with…

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Nigerian government not to be blamed for university workers’ strike – Ngige

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, has said the Federal Government does not deserve to be blamed for the on-going strike of non-academic staff of federal universities. He also said that the government had fulfilled its part of an agreement reached with the striking workers on September 20. Ngige added that the government…

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President Buhari has created 7million ‘blue collar’ jobs – Ngige

Chris Ngige, Minister of Labour and Employment on Thursday said President Muhammadu Buhari’s government has created more jobs than any other government in history. The Minister said the current administration has created more than seven million jobs in the agriculture sector in the last two and half years. He said this while addressing State House…

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Resident doctors have suspended nationwide strike – Ngige

The Minister of Labour and Productivity, Chris Ngige, yesterday said that the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) has suspended its plan to embark on a nationwide industrial action. Ngige was quoted by Channels Television as saying that the doctors suspended the strike after a meeting. According to him, the meeting which was held between…

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Igbos should stop complaining, they never campaigned for Buhari- Ngige

The Minister of Labour and Productivity, Chris Ngige, has asked the South-east to stop complaining of marginalisation by the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration. He lamented that all his efforts to persuade the Igbo to wisely invest in Buhari’s presidential bid in 2015 failed because of lack of co-operation by many South-east leaders, who threw their…