Chris Ngige

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Chris Ngige said : “ASUU leadership should go and tell it’s members the whole truth between it and the Federal Government” External link

thenationonlineng Monday, May 25, 2020 7:32:00 AM EAT

Chris Ngige said : “ASUU leadership should go and tell it’s members the whole truth between it and the Federal Government” External link

thenationonlineng Sunday, May 24, 2020 6:59:00 PM EAT

Chris Ngige said : “The President has shown his appreciation to you for the way you have conducted yourselves in spite of the deleterious effects of this COVID-19 situation. He has extended his gratitude to Nigerian workers for the way you have fought this coronavirus,” External link

guardian-ng Saturday, May 2, 2020 7:36:00 AM EAT

Chris Ngige said ( about Yemi Osinbajo ) : “The plan is being developed by Economic Sustainability Committee led by the Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, and comprising the Minister of Finance, Industry, Budget and Planning, Central Bank of Nigeria Governor and others; and a committee set up by the President, comprising Ministers of Industry, Trade and Investment, Communication and Digital Economy, Interior, Works and Housing, Health, Science and Technology, Labour and Employment and Education. We are saddled with the responsibility of producing a comprehensive policy for a Nigerian economy functioning with COVID-19,” External link

guardian-ng Saturday, May 2, 2020 7:36:00 AM EAT

Chris Ngige said : “The President has shown his appreciation to you for the way you have conducted yourselves in spite of the deleterious effects of this COVID-19 situation. He has extended his gratitude to the Nigerian workers for the way you have fought this coronavirus,” External link

thenationonlineng Friday, May 1, 2020 6:51:00 PM EAT

Chris Ngige said ( about Yemi Osinbajo ) : “The plan is being developed by Economic Sustainability Committee led by the Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, and comprising of Minister of Finance, Industry, Budget and Planning, Central Bank Governor and others and a committee set up by the President, comprising of Ministers of Industry, Trade and Investment, Communication and Digital Economy, Interior, Works and Housing, Health, Science and Technology, Labour and Employment and Education. We are saddled with the responsibility of producing a comprehensive policy for a Nigerian economy functioning with COVID-19,” External link

thenationonlineng Friday, May 1, 2020 6:51:00 PM EAT

Chris Ngige said : “All Vice Chancellors are to revalidate affected Lecturers BVN and forward to the Accountant General of the Federation for the payments,” External link

authorityngr Wednesday, April 22, 2020 1:37:00 PM EAT

Chris Ngige said : “the President also directed the Hon. Minister of Finance, Budget and Planning, and the Accountant General of the Federation to effect the payment urgently by all means to cushion the effects of COVID-19 pandemic lockdown period on lecturers and members of their family” External link

onlinenigeria Wednesday, April 22, 2020 1:36:00 AM EAT

Chris Ngige said : “They are the bulwark, the frontline soldiers in the war against the enemy – the Coronavirus and its attendant disease condition COVID-19,” External link

thenationonlineng Friday, April 17, 2020 8:25:00 AM EAT

Chris Ngige said : “They are the bulwark, the frontline soldiers in the war against the enemy— coronavirus— and its attendant disease condition,” External link

onlinenigeria Thursday, April 9, 2020 2:08:00 AM EAT

Chris Ngige said : “They are the bulwark, the frontline soldiers in the war against the enemy— coronavirus— and its attendant disease condition,” External link

vanguardngr Thursday, April 9, 2020 12:31:00 AM EAT

Chris Ngige said : “When they go abroad, they earn money and send them back home here. Yes, we have foreign exchange earnings from them and not just oil,” External link

onlinenigeria Saturday, March 28, 2020 8:09:00 PM EAT

Chris Ngige said : “I am assuming my role as a conciliator here. This meeting is not for us to apportion blames and say who is right or who is not right, we will go into our technical session and continue from where we stopped,” External link

authorityngr Thursday, March 19, 2020 5:04:00 PM EAT

Chris Ngige said : “We have also agreed that the tentative time to get back to government would be before the week runs out. We expect ASUU to get back to government in writing and if there is need for other meeting on that, you’ll be informed,” External link

dailytrust Wednesday, March 18, 2020 7:14:00 PM EAT

Chris Ngige said : “Both sides realised we are working for our country. ASUU already has the University Transparency and Account System. We had a preliminary agreement to accommodate the two systems. ASUU will have to get back to its members and agree on how to couple the two systems. We will continue the discussion after ASUU consults with its members and decision making authority, we will meet on Monday or Tuesday,” External link

premiumtimesng Friday, March 13, 2020 11:19:00 AM EAT

Chris Ngige said : “They didn’t give us the mandatory notice before they started the strike, so this strike is illegal. No employee is permitted to dictate to the employer, it is in the ILO Convention,” External link

vanguardngr Wednesday, March 11, 2020 9:37:00 PM EAT

Chris Ngige said : “In that regard, we have designed the N-Power Programme to drastically reduce youths unemployment. The focus is to provide our young unemployed job seekers with the cutting edge skills to venture into self or paid employment,” External link

dailytimes-NG Monday, March 2, 2020 10:55:00 PM EAT

Chris Ngige said ( about Labor ) : “As the Minister of Labor and Productivity between September 12, 1985 and October 6, 1986, he played significant role in the development of maritime labor laws, an act buoyed by his earlier experience as the Chief of Naval Personnel and later Chief of Naval Staff where he initiated the manpower rationalisation and the articulation of maritime strategic imperatives” External link

thenationonlineng Sunday, March 1, 2020 9:42:00 AM EAT

Chris Ngige said : “Our strategies therefore is to equip the unemployed youths with market-driven skills which facilitates access to self or paid employment,” External link

thenationonlineng Friday, February 28, 2020 3:40:00 AM EAT

Chris Ngige said : “The focus is to provide our young unemployed job seekers with the cutting edge skills to venture into self or paid employment,” External link

vanguardngr Tuesday, February 25, 2020 8:33:00 PM EAT

Chris Ngige said : “The Universal Basic Education (UBE) Act makes it compulsory for children to attend school, and it has a punitive side to it that compels parents to enrol their children in school.” External link

guardian-ng Tuesday, February 25, 2020 7:04:00 AM EAT

Chris Ngige added : “Insecurity challenges are symptoms of the dire state of unemployment and frustration of the youth. The urgency to support job creation must be accompanied with the right synergies, as these problems cannot be solved in silos. The Ministry is committed to working with partners across the private, social and public sectors to create jobs for young Nigerians,” External link

thenationonlineng Friday, February 21, 2020 9:18:00 AM EAT

Chris Ngige mocked : “If you go to Young Progressive Party, you won’t be able to win even a local government. You are not the only one contesting. Dr Moghalu, my very good friend who was deputy governor of the Central Bank. He said that he was going to YPP. I called him and said ‘young man, you have not carried politics bag. You have not served anybody in politics,'” External link

premiumtimesng Wednesday, January 29, 2020 11:58:00 PM EAT

Chris Ngige said : “This is where poverty has taken children away from schools,” External link

onlinenigeria Tuesday, January 28, 2020 8:47:00 PM EAT

Chris Ngige said : “Assistance to help nations push up education budget to at least 15 per cent, build schools in areas affected by child labour, institutionalise social intervention to empower poor parents and avail logistic for a multi-pronged awareness campaign against child labour” External link

onlinenigeria Tuesday, January 28, 2020 8:47:00 PM EAT

Chris Ngige said : “Those who say they are in APGA should collapse and come into the mainstream politics of Nigeria,” External link

dailytimes-NG Thursday, January 23, 2020 1:36:00 PM EAT

Chris Ngige said : “Those who say they are in APGA should collapse and come into the mainstream politics of Nigeria,” External link

dailypost Thursday, January 23, 2020 9:12:00 AM EAT

Chris Ngige said : “The president, being a listening leader, granted our requests and made that bridge one of the flagship projects. The same goes for the Enugu International Airport, which was only international by name,” External link

pulse Monday, January 13, 2020 6:10:00 PM EAT

Chris Ngige added : “We have established linkages with the Ministry of Education, industry trade and investment, Youth and Sports and Agriculture. We want to look at our curriculum so that our people can have skills that can be exported,” External link

dailytrust Tuesday, December 17, 2019 8:29:00 PM EAT

Chris Ngige said : “Council further directed that the Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, through the Office of the Accountant-General of the Federation, should affect all these payments as scheduled before Dec. 31,” External link

nta-ng Thursday, December 12, 2019 5:53:00 PM EAT

Chris Ngige said : “Council further directed that the Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, through the Office of the Accountant-General of the Federation, should effect all these payments as scheduled before Dec. 31, ” External link

pulse Thursday, December 12, 2019 1:31:00 AM EAT

Chris Ngige said : “Council further directed that the Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, through the Office of the Accountant-General of the Federation, should effect all these payments as scheduled before Dec. 31,” External link

vanguardngr Thursday, December 12, 2019 12:29:00 AM EAT

Chris Ngige said : “As if this situation is not scary enough, it is projected that the unemployment rate for this country will reach 33.5 per cent by 2020, with consequences that are better imagined, if the trend is not urgently reversed,” External link

ngrguardiannews Wednesday, December 11, 2019 6:06:00 PM EAT

Chris Ngige said : “But today, the state governments have run away from even primary healthcare. The secondary – most of their general hospitals are glorified residents for rodents and reptiles,” External link

dailytrust Monday, November 4, 2019 4:28:00 AM EAT

Chris Ngige said : “The health is getting one percent from the consolidated revenue of the federation. The one percent in the 2019 budget for instance amounted to N49 billion and N56.7billion in 2020 budget. This is apart from the statutory budget to the sector in the Federal Ministry of Health annual budget” External link

thisdayonline Thursday, October 31, 2019 6:47:00 AM EAT

Chris Ngige said : “The state governments have abdicated their responsibilities and nobody is talking to them; nobody is doing anything. Everything is now federal. Federal government will provide tertiary healthcare, secondary and even primary healthcare as well as provide a place for residency programme. How can we do that? The federal government is in fact a willing horse, but if a horse is willing, you don’t ride it to death,” External link

thisdayonline Thursday, October 31, 2019 6:47:00 AM EAT

Chris Ngige said : “It was a tripartite agreement and labour has a copy that can serve as a guide for their members at the state level,” External link

thisdayonline Tuesday, October 29, 2019 8:08:00 AM EAT

Chris Ngige said ( about Commission ) : “Council further directed that the National Income and Wages Commission and the Ministry of Labour and Employment should send the consequential adjustment table down to the states and local governments as an advisory document for their information, and guidance for their national joint public service status in their respective states because the national minimum wage is a national law,” External link

thisdayonline Thursday, October 24, 2019 9:20:00 AM EAT

Chris Ngige said ( about Commission ) : “Council further directed that the National Income and Wages Commission and the Ministry of Labour and Employment should send the consequential adjustment table down to the states and local government as an advisory document for their information and guidance for their national joint public service status in their respective states because the national minimum wage is a national law,” External link

guardian-ng Thursday, October 24, 2019 8:36:00 AM EAT

Chris Ngige said ( about Commission ) : “The Federal Ministry of Labour and Employment through our inspectors in the field, the National Salaries and Income and Wages Commission will have the right to help in the enforcement. The labour unions themselves can approach the National Industrial Court on the matter, so we expect every employer of labour to start payment immediately,” External link

thisdayonline Saturday, October 19, 2019 6:29:00 AM EAT

Chris Ngige said : “Since they are not in the civil service, theirs will be communicated through the appropriate channels. Their percentage of increase is confidential,” External link

guardian-ng Friday, October 18, 2019 1:37:00 PM EAT

Chris Ngige said : “What is a governor doing with hazard allowance? What is the hazard about when the state is feeding him and his family? What is a governor doing with constituency allowance? The whole state is his constituency. These are things that will be holistically reviewed,” External link

vanguardngr Thursday, October 17, 2019 2:25:00 PM EAT

Chris Ngige told : “The last holistic wage review took place in 2011 and a new one is being planned,” External link

guardian-ng Wednesday, October 16, 2019 2:16:00 PM EAT

Chris Ngige said : “workers should know that this is consequential adjustment and not a holistic wage review” External link

dailytimes-NG Wednesday, October 16, 2019 6:16:00 AM EAT

Chris Ngige said : “It is a matter of balancing a budget that is 76 per cent recurrent and 24 per cent capital, for me, it is nothing to cheer about. In the 76 per cent, government has captured N200 billion for consequential adjustment for the minimum wage and so on. These are all part of personnel. N160 billion is for consequential adjustment of the minimum wage and not total package of workers’ salaries” External link

dailytimes-NG Wednesday, October 16, 2019 6:16:00 AM EAT

Chris Ngige said : “We are doing something, but I think what we are doing is not enough,” External link

ngrguardiannews Monday, October 14, 2019 7:38:00 PM EAT

Chris Ngige said : “Consequential Adjustment of the Minimum Wage is the main issue. It is not synonymous with total wage review. It is an adjustment you do consequentially; moving the last man at the last rung of ladder to N30,000 and by so doing, impinging on other salary Grade Levels, therefore must consequentially move them up too. But the consequential movement up doesn’t mean you do a percentage of the former minimum wage to the present minimum wage which is 67%. The issue is that they mistakenly lumped the two things together – the issue of consequential movement upstairs and the issue of total wage review” External link

dailytrust Friday, October 11, 2019 9:09:00 AM EAT

Chris Ngige said : “But, the consequential movement up doesn’t mean you do a percentage of the former minimum wage to the present minimum wage which is 67 per cent. The issue is that they mistakenly, lumped the two things together; the issue of consequential movement upstairs and the issue of total wage review,” External link

dailytimes-NG Friday, October 11, 2019 3:30:00 AM EAT

Chris Ngige said : “They have not been registered; their application is in the ministry and we are looking at it” External link

thisdayonline Monday, October 7, 2019 8:54:00 AM EAT

Chris Ngige said : “But, the consequential adjustment following it must be implemented because you have already impinged on other people’s scale,” External link

dailytimes-NG Friday, September 27, 2019 2:27:00 AM EAT

Chris Ngige added : “Unfortunately for government, after the agreement was signed into law by the President on April 18, the cabinet was dissolved by May 29. So, the committee of government side of the negotiation, was canceled,” External link

vanguardngr Monday, September 23, 2019 5:14:00 AM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
minister of labour and employment33.28%EN12/07/201707/12/2017
senator38.21%EN12/06/201706/12/2017
minister of labour4.07%EN11/19/201719/11/2017
governor7.45%EN11/17/201717/11/2017
apc leader0.09%EN11/17/201717/11/2017
minister of transport0.09%EN10/30/201730/10/2017
national security adviser0.09%EN10/24/201724/10/2017
minister4.33%EN10/12/201712/10/2017
chief1.47%EN10/12/201712/10/2017
labour and employment minister1.21%EN10/12/201712/10/2017
employment minister0.78%EN10/12/201712/10/2017
sen0.09%EN09/21/201721/09/2017
labour minister2.25%EN09/19/201719/09/2017
employment senator0.17%EN09/19/201719/09/2017
labour and employment senator0.17%EN09/19/201719/09/2017
ministre de l' emploi et du travail0.09%FR09/18/201718/09/2017
minister of health0.35%EN09/11/201711/09/2017
minister for labour and employment0.43%EN08/24/201724/08/2017
labour and employment chief0.17%EN08/09/201709/08/2017
employment chief0.17%EN08/09/201709/08/2017
minister of labor and employment0.78%EN07/29/201729/07/2017
minister of finance0.17%EN05/09/201709/05/2017
apc candidate0.35%EN02/25/201725/02/2017
minister of labor0.09%EN12/24/201624/12/2016
information and culture minister0.52%EN10/23/201623/10/2016
minister of employment0.26%EN09/21/201621/09/2016
general secretary0.09%EN09/02/201602/09/2016
chief of mission international organisation0.09%EN08/29/201629/08/2016
minister of agriculture0.26%EN08/09/201609/08/2016
leading labour minister0.09%EN08/09/201609/08/2016
Names Lang Count
Chris NgigeEN76.21%
Chris NgigeFR6.00%
Chris NgigeSV5.89%
Chris NgigeEU5.89%
Chris NgigePT5.89%
Chris NgigeSA0.06%
Chris NgigiEN0.06%


 
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Chris Ngige said : “ASUU leadership should go and tell it’s members the whole truth between it and the Federal Government” External link

thenationonlineng Monday, May 25, 2020 7:32:00 AM EAT

Chris Ngige said : “ASUU leadership should go and tell it’s members the whole truth between it and the Federal Government” External link

thenationonlineng Sunday, May 24, 2020 6:59:00 PM EAT

Chris Ngige said : “The President has shown his appreciation to you for the way you have conducted yourselves in spite of the deleterious effects of this COVID-19 situation. He has extended his gratitude to Nigerian workers for the way you have fought this coronavirus,” External link

guardian-ng Saturday, May 2, 2020 7:36:00 AM EAT

Chris Ngige said ( about Yemi Osinbajo ) : “The plan is being developed by Economic Sustainability Committee led by the Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, and comprising the Minister of Finance, Industry, Budget and Planning, Central Bank of Nigeria Governor and others; and a committee set up by the President, comprising Ministers of Industry, Trade and Investment, Communication and Digital Economy, Interior, Works and Housing, Health, Science and Technology, Labour and Employment and Education. We are saddled with the responsibility of producing a comprehensive policy for a Nigerian economy functioning with COVID-19,” External link

guardian-ng Saturday, May 2, 2020 7:36:00 AM EAT

Chris Ngige said : “The President has shown his appreciation to you for the way you have conducted yourselves in spite of the deleterious effects of this COVID-19 situation. He has extended his gratitude to the Nigerian workers for the way you have fought this coronavirus,” External link

thenationonlineng Friday, May 1, 2020 6:51:00 PM EAT

Chris Ngige said ( about Yemi Osinbajo ) : “The plan is being developed by Economic Sustainability Committee led by the Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, and comprising of Minister of Finance, Industry, Budget and Planning, Central Bank Governor and others and a committee set up by the President, comprising of Ministers of Industry, Trade and Investment, Communication and Digital Economy, Interior, Works and Housing, Health, Science and Technology, Labour and Employment and Education. We are saddled with the responsibility of producing a comprehensive policy for a Nigerian economy functioning with COVID-19,” External link

thenationonlineng Friday, May 1, 2020 6:51:00 PM EAT

Chris Ngige said : “All Vice Chancellors are to revalidate affected Lecturers BVN and forward to the Accountant General of the Federation for the payments,” External link

authorityngr Wednesday, April 22, 2020 1:37:00 PM EAT

Chris Ngige said : “the President also directed the Hon. Minister of Finance, Budget and Planning, and the Accountant General of the Federation to effect the payment urgently by all means to cushion the effects of COVID-19 pandemic lockdown period on lecturers and members of their family” External link

onlinenigeria Wednesday, April 22, 2020 1:36:00 AM EAT

Chris Ngige said : “They are the bulwark, the frontline soldiers in the war against the enemy – the Coronavirus and its attendant disease condition COVID-19,” External link

thenationonlineng Friday, April 17, 2020 8:25:00 AM EAT

Chris Ngige said : “They are the bulwark, the frontline soldiers in the war against the enemy— coronavirus— and its attendant disease condition,” External link

onlinenigeria Thursday, April 9, 2020 2:08:00 AM EAT

Chris Ngige said : “They are the bulwark, the frontline soldiers in the war against the enemy— coronavirus— and its attendant disease condition,” External link

vanguardngr Thursday, April 9, 2020 12:31:00 AM EAT

Chris Ngige said : “When they go abroad, they earn money and send them back home here. Yes, we have foreign exchange earnings from them and not just oil,” External link

onlinenigeria Saturday, March 28, 2020 8:09:00 PM EAT

Chris Ngige said : “I am assuming my role as a conciliator here. This meeting is not for us to apportion blames and say who is right or who is not right, we will go into our technical session and continue from where we stopped,” External link

authorityngr Thursday, March 19, 2020 5:04:00 PM EAT

Chris Ngige said : “We have also agreed that the tentative time to get back to government would be before the week runs out. We expect ASUU to get back to government in writing and if there is need for other meeting on that, you’ll be informed,” External link

dailytrust Wednesday, March 18, 2020 7:14:00 PM EAT

Chris Ngige said : “Both sides realised we are working for our country. ASUU already has the University Transparency and Account System. We had a preliminary agreement to accommodate the two systems. ASUU will have to get back to its members and agree on how to couple the two systems. We will continue the discussion after ASUU consults with its members and decision making authority, we will meet on Monday or Tuesday,” External link

premiumtimesng Friday, March 13, 2020 11:19:00 AM EAT

Chris Ngige said : “They didn’t give us the mandatory notice before they started the strike, so this strike is illegal. No employee is permitted to dictate to the employer, it is in the ILO Convention,” External link

vanguardngr Wednesday, March 11, 2020 9:37:00 PM EAT

Chris Ngige said : “In that regard, we have designed the N-Power Programme to drastically reduce youths unemployment. The focus is to provide our young unemployed job seekers with the cutting edge skills to venture into self or paid employment,” External link

dailytimes-NG Monday, March 2, 2020 10:55:00 PM EAT

Chris Ngige said ( about Labor ) : “As the Minister of Labor and Productivity between September 12, 1985 and October 6, 1986, he played significant role in the development of maritime labor laws, an act buoyed by his earlier experience as the Chief of Naval Personnel and later Chief of Naval Staff where he initiated the manpower rationalisation and the articulation of maritime strategic imperatives” External link

thenationonlineng Sunday, March 1, 2020 9:42:00 AM EAT

Chris Ngige said : “Our strategies therefore is to equip the unemployed youths with market-driven skills which facilitates access to self or paid employment,” External link

thenationonlineng Friday, February 28, 2020 3:40:00 AM EAT

Chris Ngige said : “The focus is to provide our young unemployed job seekers with the cutting edge skills to venture into self or paid employment,” External link

vanguardngr Tuesday, February 25, 2020 8:33:00 PM EAT

Chris Ngige said : “The Universal Basic Education (UBE) Act makes it compulsory for children to attend school, and it has a punitive side to it that compels parents to enrol their children in school.” External link

guardian-ng Tuesday, February 25, 2020 7:04:00 AM EAT

Chris Ngige added : “Insecurity challenges are symptoms of the dire state of unemployment and frustration of the youth. The urgency to support job creation must be accompanied with the right synergies, as these problems cannot be solved in silos. The Ministry is committed to working with partners across the private, social and public sectors to create jobs for young Nigerians,” External link

thenationonlineng Friday, February 21, 2020 9:18:00 AM EAT

Chris Ngige mocked : “If you go to Young Progressive Party, you won’t be able to win even a local government. You are not the only one contesting. Dr Moghalu, my very good friend who was deputy governor of the Central Bank. He said that he was going to YPP. I called him and said ‘young man, you have not carried politics bag. You have not served anybody in politics,'” External link

premiumtimesng Wednesday, January 29, 2020 11:58:00 PM EAT

Chris Ngige said : “This is where poverty has taken children away from schools,” External link

onlinenigeria Tuesday, January 28, 2020 8:47:00 PM EAT

Chris Ngige said : “Assistance to help nations push up education budget to at least 15 per cent, build schools in areas affected by child labour, institutionalise social intervention to empower poor parents and avail logistic for a multi-pronged awareness campaign against child labour” External link

onlinenigeria Tuesday, January 28, 2020 8:47:00 PM EAT

Chris Ngige said : “Those who say they are in APGA should collapse and come into the mainstream politics of Nigeria,” External link

dailytimes-NG Thursday, January 23, 2020 1:36:00 PM EAT

Chris Ngige said : “Those who say they are in APGA should collapse and come into the mainstream politics of Nigeria,” External link

dailypost Thursday, January 23, 2020 9:12:00 AM EAT

Chris Ngige said : “The president, being a listening leader, granted our requests and made that bridge one of the flagship projects. The same goes for the Enugu International Airport, which was only international by name,” External link

pulse Monday, January 13, 2020 6:10:00 PM EAT

Chris Ngige added : “We have established linkages with the Ministry of Education, industry trade and investment, Youth and Sports and Agriculture. We want to look at our curriculum so that our people can have skills that can be exported,” External link

dailytrust Tuesday, December 17, 2019 8:29:00 PM EAT

Chris Ngige said : “Council further directed that the Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, through the Office of the Accountant-General of the Federation, should affect all these payments as scheduled before Dec. 31,” External link

nta-ng Thursday, December 12, 2019 5:53:00 PM EAT

Chris Ngige said : “Council further directed that the Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, through the Office of the Accountant-General of the Federation, should effect all these payments as scheduled before Dec. 31, ” External link

pulse Thursday, December 12, 2019 1:31:00 AM EAT

Chris Ngige said : “Council further directed that the Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, through the Office of the Accountant-General of the Federation, should effect all these payments as scheduled before Dec. 31,” External link

vanguardngr Thursday, December 12, 2019 12:29:00 AM EAT

Chris Ngige said : “As if this situation is not scary enough, it is projected that the unemployment rate for this country will reach 33.5 per cent by 2020, with consequences that are better imagined, if the trend is not urgently reversed,” External link

ngrguardiannews Wednesday, December 11, 2019 6:06:00 PM EAT

Chris Ngige said : “But today, the state governments have run away from even primary healthcare. The secondary – most of their general hospitals are glorified residents for rodents and reptiles,” External link

dailytrust Monday, November 4, 2019 4:28:00 AM EAT

Chris Ngige said : “The health is getting one percent from the consolidated revenue of the federation. The one percent in the 2019 budget for instance amounted to N49 billion and N56.7billion in 2020 budget. This is apart from the statutory budget to the sector in the Federal Ministry of Health annual budget” External link

thisdayonline Thursday, October 31, 2019 6:47:00 AM EAT

Chris Ngige said : “The state governments have abdicated their responsibilities and nobody is talking to them; nobody is doing anything. Everything is now federal. Federal government will provide tertiary healthcare, secondary and even primary healthcare as well as provide a place for residency programme. How can we do that? The federal government is in fact a willing horse, but if a horse is willing, you don’t ride it to death,” External link

thisdayonline Thursday, October 31, 2019 6:47:00 AM EAT

Chris Ngige said : “It was a tripartite agreement and labour has a copy that can serve as a guide for their members at the state level,” External link

thisdayonline Tuesday, October 29, 2019 8:08:00 AM EAT

Chris Ngige said ( about Commission ) : “Council further directed that the National Income and Wages Commission and the Ministry of Labour and Employment should send the consequential adjustment table down to the states and local governments as an advisory document for their information, and guidance for their national joint public service status in their respective states because the national minimum wage is a national law,” External link

thisdayonline Thursday, October 24, 2019 9:20:00 AM EAT

Chris Ngige said ( about Commission ) : “Council further directed that the National Income and Wages Commission and the Ministry of Labour and Employment should send the consequential adjustment table down to the states and local government as an advisory document for their information and guidance for their national joint public service status in their respective states because the national minimum wage is a national law,” External link

guardian-ng Thursday, October 24, 2019 8:36:00 AM EAT

Chris Ngige said ( about Commission ) : “The Federal Ministry of Labour and Employment through our inspectors in the field, the National Salaries and Income and Wages Commission will have the right to help in the enforcement. The labour unions themselves can approach the National Industrial Court on the matter, so we expect every employer of labour to start payment immediately,” External link

thisdayonline Saturday, October 19, 2019 6:29:00 AM EAT

Chris Ngige said : “Since they are not in the civil service, theirs will be communicated through the appropriate channels. Their percentage of increase is confidential,” External link

guardian-ng Friday, October 18, 2019 1:37:00 PM EAT

Chris Ngige said : “What is a governor doing with hazard allowance? What is the hazard about when the state is feeding him and his family? What is a governor doing with constituency allowance? The whole state is his constituency. These are things that will be holistically reviewed,” External link

vanguardngr Thursday, October 17, 2019 2:25:00 PM EAT

Chris Ngige told : “The last holistic wage review took place in 2011 and a new one is being planned,” External link

guardian-ng Wednesday, October 16, 2019 2:16:00 PM EAT

Chris Ngige said : “workers should know that this is consequential adjustment and not a holistic wage review” External link

dailytimes-NG Wednesday, October 16, 2019 6:16:00 AM EAT

Chris Ngige said : “It is a matter of balancing a budget that is 76 per cent recurrent and 24 per cent capital, for me, it is nothing to cheer about. In the 76 per cent, government has captured N200 billion for consequential adjustment for the minimum wage and so on. These are all part of personnel. N160 billion is for consequential adjustment of the minimum wage and not total package of workers’ salaries” External link

dailytimes-NG Wednesday, October 16, 2019 6:16:00 AM EAT

Chris Ngige said : “We are doing something, but I think what we are doing is not enough,” External link

ngrguardiannews Monday, October 14, 2019 7:38:00 PM EAT

Chris Ngige said : “Consequential Adjustment of the Minimum Wage is the main issue. It is not synonymous with total wage review. It is an adjustment you do consequentially; moving the last man at the last rung of ladder to N30,000 and by so doing, impinging on other salary Grade Levels, therefore must consequentially move them up too. But the consequential movement up doesn’t mean you do a percentage of the former minimum wage to the present minimum wage which is 67%. The issue is that they mistakenly lumped the two things together – the issue of consequential movement upstairs and the issue of total wage review” External link

dailytrust Friday, October 11, 2019 9:09:00 AM EAT

Chris Ngige said : “But, the consequential movement up doesn’t mean you do a percentage of the former minimum wage to the present minimum wage which is 67 per cent. The issue is that they mistakenly, lumped the two things together; the issue of consequential movement upstairs and the issue of total wage review,” External link

dailytimes-NG Friday, October 11, 2019 3:30:00 AM EAT

Chris Ngige said : “They have not been registered; their application is in the ministry and we are looking at it” External link

thisdayonline Monday, October 7, 2019 8:54:00 AM EAT

Chris Ngige said : “But, the consequential adjustment following it must be implemented because you have already impinged on other people’s scale,” External link

dailytimes-NG Friday, September 27, 2019 2:27:00 AM EAT

Chris Ngige added : “Unfortunately for government, after the agreement was signed into law by the President on April 18, the cabinet was dissolved by May 29. So, the committee of government side of the negotiation, was canceled,” External link

vanguardngr Monday, September 23, 2019 5:14:00 AM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
minister of labour and employment33.28%EN12/07/201707/12/2017
senator38.21%EN12/06/201706/12/2017
minister of labour4.07%EN11/19/201719/11/2017
governor7.45%EN11/17/201717/11/2017
apc leader0.09%EN11/17/201717/11/2017
minister of transport0.09%EN10/30/201730/10/2017
national security adviser0.09%EN10/24/201724/10/2017
minister4.33%EN10/12/201712/10/2017
chief1.47%EN10/12/201712/10/2017
labour and employment minister1.21%EN10/12/201712/10/2017
employment minister0.78%EN10/12/201712/10/2017
sen0.09%EN09/21/201721/09/2017
labour minister2.25%EN09/19/201719/09/2017
employment senator0.17%EN09/19/201719/09/2017
labour and employment senator0.17%EN09/19/201719/09/2017
ministre de l' emploi et du travail0.09%FR09/18/201718/09/2017
minister of health0.35%EN09/11/201711/09/2017
minister for labour and employment0.43%EN08/24/201724/08/2017
labour and employment chief0.17%EN08/09/201709/08/2017
employment chief0.17%EN08/09/201709/08/2017
minister of labor and employment0.78%EN07/29/201729/07/2017
minister of finance0.17%EN05/09/201709/05/2017
apc candidate0.35%EN02/25/201725/02/2017
minister of labor0.09%EN12/24/201624/12/2016
information and culture minister0.52%EN10/23/201623/10/2016
minister of employment0.26%EN09/21/201621/09/2016
general secretary0.09%EN09/02/201602/09/2016
chief of mission international organisation0.09%EN08/29/201629/08/2016
minister of agriculture0.26%EN08/09/201609/08/2016
leading labour minister0.09%EN08/09/201609/08/2016
Names Lang Count
Chris NgigeEN76.21%
Chris NgigeFR6.00%
Chris NgigeSV5.89%
Chris NgigeEU5.89%
Chris NgigePT5.89%
Chris NgigeSA0.06%
Chris NgigiEN0.06%


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