FG can’t fund 2023 capital projects, Nigeria is broke, says Ngige

ASUU strike may linger as ILO urges regular pension remittances Nigeria is broke, Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr. Chris Ngige has confirmed. Addressing a media briefing, yesterday, in Abuja, to mark the 2022 World Day Against Child Labour, the minister stated that the Federal Government does not have money to prosecute capital projects next year, a development which might worsen unemployment and poverty. He equally told students of federal universities that negotiating separately with members of the striking Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) would not resolve the problems rocking tertiary education in the country. Ngige explained: “I can

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Continuation of strike by doctors contemptuous, says Ngige

    Chris Ngige and Uyilawa Okhuaihe Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige and the National President, National Association of Resident Doctors, Dr Uyilawa Okhuaihe Suyi The Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige, has frowned on the failure of the Nigerian Association of Resident Doctors to comply with the court order directing them to suspend their strike and resume, describing their action as contempt of court. The National Industrial Court sitting in Abuja had on Friday ordered the doctors to resume work while continuing with its negotiations with the Federal Government. Justice Bashar Alkali made the

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