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Bayelsa Government Promises 5,000 More Jobs

2 days ago /
Nation 

The Bayelsa state governor Seriake Dickson has assured unemployed young graduates of additional five thousand job opportunities to be created at the end of the ongoing public service reforms and before his tenure expires

FG Audit Reform Conforms With Best Practices - AGF

3 weeks ago /
Nation 

The federal government says it's five-year strategic development road map on audit and financial prudence guidelines to check leakages, is in line with international best practices.

Federal Government Saves Over N200 Billion From Ghost Workers

3 weeks ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari says over too hundred billion naira has so far been saved by the Nigerian government through the elimination of ghost workers from public service pay rolls.  

 

Unemployed Graduates Support Bayelsa Public Service Reforms

1 month ago /
Nation 

The Bayelsa State Unemployed Graduates Forum says on-going public service reforms in the state will purge the work force of pay-roll fraudsters and workers as well as staff due for retirement to create room for the teeming unemployed graduates in the state.

FG Approves 6.97bn Naira For Security Equipment Of New UN Building

2 months ago /
Nation 

Federal Executive council on Wednesday approved the sum six point nine seven billion naira for the procurement of State- of -the -Art security gadgets and furniture for the reconstructed United Nations building in Abuja. 

FG Replies Obasanjo, Defends Buhari [FULL STATEMENT]

4 months ago /
Nation 

The Federal Government has responded to a recent statement by former President Olusegun Obasanjo in which he criticised the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari. In a statement issued on Wednesday by the Minister of Information and Culture, Mr Lai Mohammed, the Presidency defended President Buhari. READ ALSO: APC, APGA, Labour React To...

What We Are Doing To Plug Leakages, Waste – Buhari

7 months ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari has said his administration is optimising efficiency in expenditure and implementing measures to plug leakages and waste in the economic sector. Buhari said an Efficiency Unit has been set up under the Federal Ministry of Finance to reduce waste and foster fiscal transparency. He also calls for support of all...

What President Buhari Said During Presentation of 2018 Budget Proposal (Full Speech)

7 months ago /
Nation 

Nigeria's President, Muhammadu Buhari, on Tuesday presented a proposal for a budget of N8.612 trillion for the year 2018. At the presentation of the budget before a joint session of the National Assembly, President Buhari addressed the lawmakers on the key achievements and plans of his administration as well as the...

EFCC Arraigns Payroll Fraudsters

7 months ago /
Nation 

The economic and financial crimes commission, EFCC has arraigned nine suspected payroll fraudsters before justice peter Kekemeke of the federal capital territory (FCT) high court, Apo, Abuja  The suspects Usman Dayo, Osuntope Opeyemi, Johnson Adedokun, Ojeifo  Slyvanus, Oyebade  Ayodeji, Florence  Dada, Olaolu  Dada, Blessing Ejeh and Aderibigbe  Taiwo were arraigned on a...

Enugu Govt Promises To Expose Ghost Workers, Recover Stolen Funds

10 months ago /
Nation 

The Enugu State Government has reiterated its commitment to rid the state civil service of ghost workers and recover stolen funds from unscrupulous public officers, colluding with corrupt commercial bank officials to defraud the state. This follows the recent discovery of 6,280 ghost workers and pensioners from the nominal rolls of...

Why Presidential Aircraft Has Been Parked In London – Presidency

11 months ago /
Nation 

The Presidency has reacted to criticism of the decision to keep the Presidential Aircraft, NAF 001, in Britain since May 7 when President Muhammadu Buhari flew to London for a medical follow-up. The move had attracted criticism with some reports claiming it was costing the nation millions. But the Presidency said in...

Nigerians Eager To Know Buhari’s Health Condition – Ex-Minister

11 months ago /
Nation 

The Minister of State for Education under president Umaru Yar’Adua, Professor Jerry Agada, has slammed President Mohammadu Buhari and his media aides for shielding the health status of the president from the masses. Prof Agada, one time national president of Association of Nigeria Authors ANA berated the president and his media...

Cross River SUBEB Uncovers Over 700 Fake Teachers

1 year ago /
Nation 

The Cross River State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB) says it has uncovered at least 700 teachers with fake certificates. Chairman of the Board, Stephen Odey, disclosed this to reporters in Calabar, the state’s capital, at the end of a verification exercise for teachers. “I can authoritatively confirm to you that, we...

FG To Recover Pension Remitted To Accounts Of 53,000 Ghost Workers – Adeosun

1 year ago /
Nation 

The Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, has said her ministry is working with the National Pension Commission to recover the pensions paid into the Retirement Savings Accounts of ghost workers. She said about 53,000 ghost workers had so far been removed from the Federal Government payroll. Adeosun stated, “The Presidential Initiative on...

Over One Hundred Plateau Workers In Retirement Dates Mess

1 year ago /
Nation 

The Plateau Government says it will retrieve N76. 8 million from 101 workers that stayed in service beyond their terminal dates. Malam Muhammad Nazif, Commissioner for Information and Communication, made the disclosure on Monday in Jos, at the ministry’s monthly press briefing. “101 persons are to make a combined refund of N76....

Bayelsa Govt. Wages War Against Absentee Workers

1 year ago /
Nation 

The Bayelsa State Government has announced a number of stern measures, including outright dismissal of any of its workers who would be found culpable of absenteeism, truancy, payroll fraud and other sharp practices that are inimical to the public service rules. While issuing the stern measure, the government said it had...

Kogi Govt. Commends Buhari On Fight Against Insurgency

1 year ago /
Nation 

The Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello, has commended the President, Muhammadu Buhari for eliminating the Boko Haram that has bedeviled the North-east part of  Nigeria  by the Command of Operation Lafiya Dole in Sambisa forest. Governor Bello in a state broadcast in Lokoja the state capital,  hailed President Buhari’s effort in...

FG Recovers 40 SUVs From Ex-Perm Sec.

1 year ago /
Nation 

The Federal Government of Nigeria has recovered 40 vehicles including brand new SUVs and other brands, in possession of a former Federal Permanent Secretary. The revelation was made on Thursday by Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, while explaining President Muhammadu Buhari’s strategy in the fight against corruption in the...

Kogi State Government To Pay Salaries Arrears Of Screened Workers

1 year ago /
Nation 

The Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello, has directed the Commissioner for Finance to pay all outstanding salaries of workers with immediate effect. The Chairman Review Committee on Kogi State Staff Verification Exercise, Yakubu Okala, disclosed this while addressing reporters in Lokoja, the state’s capital on Friday. Okala explained that the just concluded...

Governor Oshiomhole Wants Ghost Workers Published

1 year ago /
Nation 

Edo state governor Adams Oshiomhole says federal and state governments must publish names and prosecute beneficiaries from the alleged ‘ghost workers’ discovered The Edo state governor who was speaking in Abuja at the international trade union confederation conference in Abuja on Tuesday is also asking labour to collaborate with government to...


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