• Buhari’s administration met economic recession, it affected our programmes – Minister Ngige

    Buhari’s administration met economic recession, it affected our programmes – Minister Ngige

    According to reports, Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Nwabueze Ngige, has said that the President Muhammadu Buhari-led All Progressives Congress, APC, on assumption of office a year ago met economic recession which has affected its programmes.

    Senator Ngige who disclosed this in his text to mark the nation’s democracy day and one year in office of the present administration at the federal level also said that his ministry was liaising with the Ministry of Solid Minerals Development for the […]

  • Labour Minister, Chris Ngige Condemns NLC Strike

    Labour Minister, Chris Ngige Condemns NLC Strike

    Nigeria’s Labour Minister, Dr. Chris Ngige, says that those who are on strike following the increase in petroleum pump price are at the risk of facing a fine of 100,000 Naira or six months in jail as prescribed by Section 40 of the Labour laws.

    He said this while answering questions from journalists at the end of the weekly Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari.

    The Minister wondered why the NLC did not abide by the constitutional […]

  • Tough Times Will Soon Be Over – Chris Ngige

    Tough Times Will Soon Be Over – Chris Ngige

    The Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige, has said the painful structural reforms Nigeria is presently passing through are necessary for the socio-economic rebirth of the nation.

    He explained that the hike in the price of petrol was influenced by the need to reposition the economy into a productive one that can foster national prosperity.

    The ministerc who disclosed this during a working visit to the South East regional office of the Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NISTF) in Enugu […]