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Kayode Fayemi

We are owing workers N57 billion salary, pension arrears – Ekiti governor

The Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has revealed that the workers in the state civil service are being owed a sum of N57 billion, which he said was caused by irregular payment of salary and pension by the immediate past government.
Seyi Makinde

Governance beyond media hype – ALGON tells Oyo governor

The Association of Local Governments of Nigeria (ALGON), Oyo State chapter, has congratulated Gov. Seyi Makinde on the occasion of his 100 days in office, according to a statement issued on Friday in Ibadan by the state Chairman, Prince Ayodeji Abass-Aleshinloye.
Seyi Makinde

Oyo governor increases car, housing loans for workers

The Oyo State Governor, Mr. Seyi Makinde, Wednesday disclosed that the wage bill of workers in the state increased by N1 billion shortly after the governorship election of March 9, 2019.
Erelu Bisi Adeleye-Fayemi

Ekiti government, Afenifere condemn attack on governor’s wife

Ekiti State Government has condemned Tuesday’s attack on the convoy of the first lady of the state, Erelu Bisi Fayemi during a protest by students of Federal University of Oye Ekiti.

FCT Minister charges staff to shun ccorruption

Malam Muhammad Musa Bello, the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) minister, has called on civil servants in the FCTA to be transparent and eschew all acts of corruption in the discharge of their responsibilities.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says an investigation is ongoing on the seized $2.8 million at Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.

EFCC arrests ‘fraudster’ wanted by FBI in Kaduna

The Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC), Sokoto Zonal Office, in collaboration with the FBI, said it has recorded a major breakthrough with the arrest of one Emmanuel Adedeji Oluwatosin, who is on the wanted list of the FBI.
President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Mr Ayuba Wabba

Minimum wage: NLC to support general council’s decision – Ayuba Wabba

Ahead of the Public Service Negotiating Council meeting on the new minimum wage, slated for September 4, the President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Ayuba Wabba, says the union will support whatever position the General Council adopts.
The Executive Council meeting, chaired by the Deputy Governor, Dr. Hadiza Balarabe, noted the commitment of Governor Nasir El-Rufai to strengthen the public service and its capacity to deliver quality and responsive public service.

Kaduna government approves, begin payment of minimum wage Septermber

The Kaduna State Executive Council has risen from its Monday meeting to approve that payment of the new national minimum wage and consequential adjustments to civil servants begins from 1st September, 2019.

Oyo government to prioritise pre-retirement training for civil servants – commissioner

The Oyo State government will, henceforth, prioritise pre-retirement training for civil and public servants with less than five years to retire in the state.
Senator Godswill Akpabio

Senator Akpabio pledges to impact positively on Niger Delta

The newly appointed Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Sen. Godswill Akpabio, has pledged his commitment to ensure effective development in the Niger Delta region, especially in the areas of infrastructure.

Suspended Delta employees threaten to shut down Asaba

Over 3,000 civil servants suspended from the Delta civil service in June 2015 have threatened to shut down the state if Governor Ifeanyi Okowa does not fulfil his promise of re-engaging them into the service within one month.
The Swearing-In of 35 commissioners of Lagos state is ongoing at the Adeyemi Bero hall, Alausa Ikeja. 6

How Lagos exco members can succeed – ex-official

A former Lagos State Commissioner for Home Affairs, Dr. Abdul Hakeem Abdul Lateef, has advised the newly inaugurated commissioners and special advisers on how to succeed in office.
Women in Kwara State have called on the Governor of Kwara State, Alhaji Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq, to have mercy on women and compensate them with 50% of all government appointments in the state.

Kwara governor locks out workers for late coming

Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq on Monday locked out scores of civil servants outside the main gate of the old secretariat in Ilorin, the state capital, for late coming.
Governor-elect of Kwara, Alhaji Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq, has pledged that his administration will be accountable to the people and will not steal or loot the state’s treasury.

Kwara governor donates N10 million to Ilorin durbar festival

Speculation making the rounds that Governor Alhaji AbdulRasaq AbdulRahman played no part particularly financially in the recently held Ilorin Durbar Festival has drawn the reaction of a group, Kwara Media Forum.
Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has announced the appointment of six new Permanent Secretaries in the States Civil Service.

Lagos governor to inaugurate cabinet on Tuesday

Lagos State Executive Council will be fully inaugurated on Tuesday, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has said.

Governor Dickson: We repaid N104 billion inherited bond from Timipre Sylva administration

The Governor Seriake Dickson-led Bayelsa State Government on Friday said it has completely repaid the N104 billion bond loan inherited from the Timipre Sylva administration.

Civil servants decry delay in payment of new minimum wage

A cross section of civil servants in Niger on Thursday decried delay in payment of N30,000 new minimum wage approved by President Muhammadu Buhari.
The Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria (FMBN) plans to recapitalise to the tune of N500 billion, its Managing Director, Mr Ahmed Dangiwa, has said.

FMBN disburses N2.6bn to 3,034 beneficiaries

The Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria (FMBN) has disbursed N2.6 billion to 3,034 beneficiaries under its intervention housing loan through the Federal Staff Housing Loan scheme, the Managing Director, Mr Ahmed Dangiwa, has said.

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Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun has vowed to bring to reality in the state, the vision of the acclaimed winner of the June 12 , 1993 Presidential election, Moshood Kashimawo Olawale (MKO) Abiola.

Ogun governor suspends N3,700 PTA fee

Ogun State governor, Dapo Abiodun, at his swearing-in ceremony, promised to improve the standard of education in the state and on Friday, the governor has suspended with immediate effect payment of N3 700 as PTA fee inherited by the past administration.
A second woman has accused former US Vice President Joe Biden of inappropriate touching, just as the Democrat heavyweight is considering launching a campaign for the 2020 presidency.

Joe Biden wants ‘immediately release’ of transcript in whistleblower saga

Joe Biden, the Democratic heavyweight hoping to wrest the U.S. presidency from Donald Trump, has called on his opponent to make public the transcript of a phone call during which he reportedly made an inappropriate “promise” to a foreign leader.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

We must differentiate ourselves from PDP – APC governors

The All Progressives Congress (APC) Progressives Governors Forum has promised to aggressively settle all public debate around the distinction between APC and Prople’s Democratic Party (PDP) governors.

Digital banking startup raises $10 million for mobile banking in Nigeria

FairMoney, a Paris-based fintech startup, has closed a $10 million-euro Series A round of investment led by Flourish, a venture of The Omidyar Group, the partners of DST Global, and existing seed investors Newfund, Speedinvest, and Le Studio VC to reshape mobile banking in Nigeria and other countries.
Jurgen Klopp has denied his Liverpool future will be determined by the English weather, saying his agent was just making a joke.

Jurgen Klopp braces for test from ‘exciting’ Chelsea young guns

Jurgen Klopp warned Liverpool on Friday to brace for a fierce fight with the Chelsea youngsters that remind him of the thrilling Borussia Dortmund sides that took Germany and Europe by storm.