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BPSR seeks BPE partnership to revive moribund industries

Director General of the Bureau of Public Service Reforms (BPSR), Mr. Dasuki Ibrahim Arabi is seeking the collaboration of the Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE) to reform some moribund industries in the country.

Official: President Buhari directs FEC to review Steve Oronsaye report on streamlining government agencies

President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Federal Executive Council to deliberate on the Steve Oronsaye report on reform of government agencies to guide its public service reform.

JAMB: NIN registration for 2020 UTME’ll curb malpractices

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board has said it is working with the National Identity Management Commission to ensure that candidates for the 2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination register for the National Identity Number.
The Director-General, Bureau of Public Service Reforms (BPSR), Mr Dasuki Arabi, made the disclosure in an interview with newsmen in Abuja.

BSPR: Federal government to assess MDAs through website ranking

The Federal Government has developed a scorecard for the ranking of websites of Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs), to help in rebranding public service.

How to get a Nigerian passport within one week without paying a bribe

Problems with the Public Service are often complex and intractable. There are various reasons why Public Service Reforms are difficult in most environments and are particularly difficult in developing countries, such as Nigeria.

CCB: How public officers contribute to Nigeria’s underdevelopment

The chairman of the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB), Prof. Mohammed Isa, has said Nigeria has remained sluggish in almost every facet of national development largely due to greed and unstoppable quest for materialism by most public officers.

Umar Danbatta lauds NCC’s performance

The Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta, has lauded the performance of the regulatory body, which he said is now aiming at beating the record platinum rating it received from a sister agency, Bureau of Public Service Reform (BPSR) two years ago.

NIMC: Payment for National e-ID Card begins in 2022

The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC), says payment for issuance of National Identity Card would begin in 2022.

Joe Abah: I will vote individuals, not party

Dr Joe Abah, former Director-General of Bureau of Public Service Reforms (BPSR), said he would vote individual and not a political party in 2019 general elections.

Federal government sets deadline for MDAs to comply with FOI Act

The Federal Government has set a December 2018 deadline for all ministries, departments and agencies, MDA, of government to publish information as required by the Freedom of Information, FOI, Act.

NASC pledges improved quality seeds for farmers

The National Agricultural Seeds Council (NASC) has promised to provide farmers with improved seeds to boost agricultural yield.

Police restate commitment to reform SARS

Mr Haliru Gwandu, Commissioner of Police, Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), on Thursday restated the police commitment to reforming the SARS personnel for improved security in the country.

AfDB gives Nigeria $300m to tackle youth unemployment

The Federal Government on Thursday said the African Development Bank has approved a $300m loan to contribute to job creation, food security and nutrition, rural income generation and improved livelihood for youths in both urban and rural areas in the country.

Presidency accuses police of requesting money for bail

The Presidency has decried the practice by officers of the Nigeria Police Force who still request money for bail from innocent Nigerians, despite the measures put in place to improve the bail process.

Fed govt moves to decrease patients waiting time in hospitals

The Federal Government has been urged to provide adequate medical staff, infrastructure and staff training as part of the strategy to reduce the waiting time a patient spends in the hospital before seeing a doctor.

Fed govt lost N70bn to failed banks – Idris

The Accountant-General of the Federation, Alhaji Ahmed Idris, on Thursday said over N70bn of funds belonging to the Federal Government had been lost to failed banks in the country.

Experts urge removal of alleged 60, 000 ghost workers

Economic experts have demanded the removal of alleged 60, 000 ghost workers from the civil service payroll.

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