Divisions in unions limiting their capacity to represent workers’ interest – Minister

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Mr. Chris Ngige has expressed concern over the factionalization of labour unions in Nigeria, saying that acrimonious divisions were limiting the capacity of the

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FG appeals to NAAT, NASU, SSANU to shelve strike

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Mr. Chris Nwabueze Ngige has appealed to the National Association of Academic Technologists (NAAT), Non – Academic Staff Union of Educational and Associated Institutions

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ILO: Global unemployment expected to rise by 3.4 million in 2017

The global unemployment rate is expected to rise modestly from 5.7 to 5.8 per cent in 2017 representing an increase of 3.4 million in the number of jobless people, a

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FG will not tolerate incompetence, minister tells heads of agencies

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige has warned that federal government would not tolerate incompetence from the parastatals and agencies of government. Speaking during a working visit

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Everyone needs to be aware of slavery and know how to fight it

By Guy Ryder Since its very beginning in 1919, the International Labour Organization has been concerned about the situation of workers subjected to forced labour. The fact that in today’s

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Enabling policies for persons with disabilities are crucial to achieving SDGs – ILO

People with disabilities are the world’s largest minority, says Director-General of the International Labour Organisation (ILO), Mr. Guy Ryder, stressing that their right to productive employment and decent work is

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FG addressing unemployment through diversification – Ngige

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr. Chris Nwabueze Ngige has said that the federal government is fully aware of the high rate of unemployment and underemployment and the need

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Reducing workers’ pay, work hours illegal – FG

The Minister of Labour and Employment,
Chris Ngige, has warned state governors
 against reducing the remunerations and hours
 of work of workers.
In a statement issued by Samuel Olowokere,
 deputy director press

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World Employment and Social Outlook 2016

The International Labour Organization (ILO) estimates that the global youth unemployment rate is expected to reach 13.1 per cent in 2016 and remain at that level through to 2017 (up

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NLC demands sack of govt officials in Adamawa

Civil servants in Adamawa on
Tuesday staged a protest in front
of the Government House, Yola,
calling for the removal of three
government officials from office. The protesters, led by the state
chairman of the

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