The Federal Government of Nigeria has reached an agreement with relevant stake holders to extend the retirement age of health workers in the country.This is as contained in an agreement reached by the Federal Government and the Nigerian Medical Doctors Association, NMA and JOHESU The agreement has it that the retirement age for health workers be extended from 60 years to 65 years.
The Federal government of Nigeria, has officially lifted the retirement age of health workers in the country ( They Proposed 65 years for doctors, health workers and 70 years for Consultants).Minister of Labour and employment, Dr Chris Ngige has disclosed this with Journalists after having a meeting with the PSC (Presidential committee on Salaries).
Minister of Labour and Empowerment, Dr Chris Ngige has blammed the past government under the leadership of Goodluck Jonathan for strikes and numerous problems Buhari's government inherited.Saying that the present government is earning less than a their of former government's revenue.The Minister disclosed this while featuring on Channel's Television program, Politics Today.
Minister of labour and employment in Nigeria, Mr Chris Ngige, spoke on Tuesday at a meeting between the presidential committee on salaries (PSC), relevant federal government stakeholders, health sector professional associations, and trade unions.The meeting which was held was to discuss about hazard in allowance and retirement age of Health workers in the country.
The Federal Government has announced a proposed increase in retirement age from 60 to 65 years for normal government health workers and medical doctors according to The Cable.However, for consultants, the proposed retirement age is 70 years.According to a statement made by the Minister of Labour, Chris Ngige in a meeting between the Presidential Committee on Salaries, relevant stakeholders in the health sector and Trade Unions on Tuesday in Abuja, this is in a bid to dissuade medical practitioners from travelling outside the country to practice.
Ngige Threatens Govs.The Nigerian minister of Labour and employment, Chris Ngige on Sunday revealed he might be forced to sue state governors, Commissioners and other top politicians in states where the National minimum wage act was being breached.According to Chris Ngige, he is currently consulting the minister of Justice and Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Salami on how to deal with the states that are currently negotiating minimum wage with the chapters of labour unions.
FG Sends Message To Workers The Federal Government has assured workers that the transfer of the National Minimum Wage from the Executive to Concurrent list would not work.The Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige, made this known at the 2021 May Day celebration in Abuja.
Judiciary, parliamentary workers’ strike to end soon -FG The Federal Government has expressed optimism that the strike of the Judicial Staff Union of Nigeria, and the Parliamentary Staff Association of Nigeria would end soon.Minister of Labour and Employment, Sen. Chris Ngige, expressed this belief while addressing newsmen at the end of a conciliation meeting between the government negotiating team, and the two unions on Thursday in Abuja.
Another Indefinite Strike Looms The Federal Government led by President Muhammadu Buhari is Committed in making sure education sector is not delayed.Recently, 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.
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Tiwa Savage Reacts To Pregnancy Rumour Song writer and singer, Tiwatope Savage, who is popularly known as Tiwa Savage has reacted to the rumours of her being pregnant by revealing her tummy on social media to show that she is not pregnant.A few weeks ago, there was news on social media that Tiwa Savage is allegedly pregnant for one of Davido's crew members, Obama DMW.
The effect of insecurity and crime in the country recently has formed a hydra-headed problem that has permeated almost all spheres of the Nigerian economy.Worst of this is the unemployment figures which are at an all-time high as the country is currently battling with an unemployment figure of 33% which is the highest the country has ever had.
Owing to the rising unemployment rate in the country and the economic instability affecting Nigeria as a country, the minister of labour and employment, Chris Ngige had a live session with the channels Television.In his live session with Channels TV, he stated that the government have not offered employment to everybody because the govt alone cannot do it.
Nigeria's Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige has said that even the United States which is one of the strongest economy in the whole world is fighting unemployment.The former Governor of Anambra State who was once a Senator of the Federal Republic of Nigeria said that the Federal Government under President Muhammadu Buhari plans to lift 100 million Nigerians out of poverty.
The Minister of Labour, Dr. Chris Ngige who was a guest on Today's Politics on Channels TV stated that the spate of strikes in Nigeria boils down to more money; more pay.Once citizens are treated well by the government, they are people are allowed to express their rights, conducive working environment are provided, incentives, allowances and good salary are being paid.
According to the Minister, the Unions would accept the FG's offers to their National Executive Committees (NEC).The strike by members of the Judicial Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN) and the Parliamentary Staff Association of Nigeria (PASAN) over judicial financial autonomy is expected to end soon, according to the Nigerian government.
Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige has condemned the previous administration of Goodluck Jonathan for the challenges the current government is having.The minister said that the present administration is getting far less of income compared to Jonathan’s government.Ngige said this on Sunday on Channels TV programme, Politics Today.
Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr. Chris Ngige has sparked reaction on social media after releasing a controversial statement concerning the state of unemployment in the country.Unemployment rate in Nigeria is getting unbearable during the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari.This is not just about criticising the President, it's just the reality of things in the country.
Following a recent video report according to Channels Television, the Minister for Labour and Employment, Dr. Chris Nwabueze Ngige has just undergone an interview over the course of the N30k minimum wage law which some states of the federation are still yet to implement.The Minister who spoke extensively in the video interview deliberated on how this very law which was signed by the Federal government as far back as 2019 will start working in the whole states of the country.
Today's headline:FG to register more employers associations, UNIJOS orders students to vacate hostel
The Federal Government said it has put machinery in motion to register more employers associations, besides the Nigeria Employers Consultative Association.Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige, stated this Thursday at the 2020 Fellow’s Award and the Human Resources Recognition Ceremonies of the Chartered Institute of Personnel Management of Nigeria, in Abuja.
The Minister of Labour, Employment and Productivity, Senator Chris Ngige, has said he is consulting the Minister of Justice and Attorney-General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, on how to deal with states who are renegotiating the minimum wage with chapters of labour unions.Ngige said he might be forced to sue the governors, commissioners and other top government officials in the states where the National Minimum Wage Act was being breached.