340,000 workers die annually over inadequate water supply, sanitation – ILO

Over 340,000 workers die every year because of inadequate water supply and sanitation, the International Labour Organisation, said on Tuesday. Speaking on the occasion of the celebration of World Water

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Cooperative Development Critical To Job Creation – Labour Minister

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige has advocated the use of cooperative and similar enterprises for job creation and youths’ empowerment in the country. Speaking at a

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90% of domestic workers excluded from social protection – ILO

About 60 million of the world’s 67 million domestic workers still do not have access to any kind of social security coverage, says a new ILO study entitled “Social protection

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Large gender gaps still exist in global labour market – ILO

Despite some modest gains in some regions in the world, millions of women are losing ground in their quest for equality in the world of work, according to a new

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Labour Ministry Mourns Ocholi

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Mr. Chris Ngige has declared Monday, March 7, 2016 a mourning day in the ministry and its agencies as a mark of honour for

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Vocational Skills Acquisition Programme Will Be Utilized For Job Creation – Labour Minister

By Nanzing Tao [T]he Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Nigige has said that the vocational skills acquisition programme of the National Directorate of Employment (NDE) would be maximally

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Labour Minister Inaugurates Panel To Resolve Crises In Oil, Gas Sector

By Nanzing Tao [T]he Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige has inaugurated a 21-member tripartite committee to resolve labour issues in the oil and gas sector in order

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Labour Minister Averts Strike In Health Sector

Following the intervention of the Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Mr. James Ocholi the Joint Health Sector Unions (JOHESU) has extended the date for the planned industrial action

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FG Says No To Job Loss In Oil, Gas Sector

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Sen. Chris Ngige has reiterated the zero tolerance of the present administration to job losses in the oil and gas or any other sector

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Don’t sack workers, Labour Minister tells oil companies

Following alleged plans by major oil companies to sack workers due to the dwindling price of crude in the International market, the Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige

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