I didn’t know doctors were still being paid N5000 hazard allowance until COVID-19 pandemic – Ngige

Minister of Labour, Chris Ngige has said that he didn’t know that doctors in the country were still being paid N5000 hazard allowance until the COVID-19 pandemic. Recounting how he and two others wrote the circular that brought in payment of hazard allowance to medical doctors in 1991 during an interview on NTA on Wednesday… Continue reading I didn’t know doctors were still being paid N5000 hazard allowance until COVID-19 pandemic – Ngige

ASUU strike is boosting #EndSARS protest – Minister of Labour, Chris Ngige laments

Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige has stated that the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) continous strike is boosting the ongoing nationwide protests of #EndSARS. The Minister who said this at the ongoing reconciliatory meeting between representatives of ASUU and government, also affirmed that they are not trying to replace the Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System… Continue reading ASUU strike is boosting #EndSARS protest – Minister of Labour, Chris Ngige laments

FG has spent N15.8bn on hazard allowances — Minister of Labour, Chris Ngige

Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, says the Federal Government has so far spent N15.8 billion on hazard allowances in its teaching hospitals and medical centres across the country. Ngige disclosed this while addressing newsmen at a meeting with the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) leadership in Abuja on Monday, July 27. The Resident Doctors… Continue reading FG has spent N15.8bn on hazard allowances — Minister of Labour, Chris Ngige