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N-Power expels ineligible beneficiaries

Federal Government’s youth empowerment scheme, N-power, Wednesday, named some beneficiaries of the programme that have been expelled from the scheme.

Samuel Ortom promises to pay any amount adopted as minimum wage

Benue Governor Samuel Ortom has promised to pay any amount agreed upon by the negotiating committee on minimum wage.

Bayelsa government ready to pay N30, 000 minimum wage

The Bayelsa State Government has assured civil servants in the state of government’s willingness to pay the new minimum wage of N30,000.

Samuel Ortom: I will pay any amount adopted as minimum wage

Benue State governor, Samuel Ortom, has promised to pay any amount agreed upon by the negotiating committee on minimum wage.

Edo government to reward hardworking civil servants

The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has said his administration will on November 1, reward productivity among civil servants, especially those who have continued to demonstrate commitment to discharging their duties.
Abiola Ajimobi

Abiola Ajimobi approves payment of outstanding salaries

Oyo Governor, Senator Abiola Ajimobi, has approved, with immediate effect, payment of outstanding salaries to the state’s civil servants and teachers.

Kogi government to pay salary, pension from N6.17 billion allocation

Kogi State government said it would use some of its N6.17billion federation account allocation to pay workers’ salary and retirees’ pension by next week.

Permanent secretary advises Nasarawa civil servants to save for retirement

Mr Stephen Dogo, the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Cooperative, Nasarawa state, has advised civil servants to imbibe saving culture to be able to plan ahead of their retirement.
Zainab Ahmed, minister of finance, says the federal government is working on a policy that will limit the number of children a woman can give birth to.

FG to provide legal framework for institutionalisation of public finance reforms

The Minister of Finance, Zainab Ahmed, says the Federal Government is set to provide a legal framework for the institutionalisation of the Public Finance Management Reforms.

Paris Club refund: Rotimi Akeredolu dares Ondo workers to drag him before EFCC

Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State, yesterday, dared civil servants in the state to drag him before the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, over allegations that he fixed N20.9b Paris Club refund in a fixed bank account.

Udom Emmanuel inaugurates 100 civil servants’ housing units

Akwa Ibom governor, Mr Udom Emmanuel yesterday performed the groundbreaking for the construction of 100 housing units for civil servants at Ikot Ntuen, Nsit Ibom local government area of the state.

Kaduna curfew: How trapped journalists survived on two loaves of bread

Journalists and civil servants, trapped by the imposition of an emergency 24-hour curfew by the Kaduna state government on Sunday, have recounted their ordeal.
Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State. Photo- NAN

Kano government approves mandatory drug test for political appointees, civil servants

The Kano State Government has approved compulsory drug test for political appointees, civil servants and students seeking admission into the tertiary institutions.
kayode fayemi ekiti

Kayode Fayemi urges workers to be loyal to Ekiti State

The Ekiti State Governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has told senior public servants in the state to stick to the oath of allegiance which they swore to by being loyal to the state government rather than to an individual.

2019: NHRC urges INEC to resist impunity

The Executive Secretary, National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), Tony Ojukwu, Esq, has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), to stand up against impunity as well as reject result of any party primary that was not monitored by the electoral body.

Official: Abia won’t protect fraudulent staff from EFCC

Abia State government yesterday welcomed the ongoing probe of some accounts officers by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) over alleged fraudulent practices, saying that the affected civil servants would answer for their deeds.
Umar Nasko

Niger PDP’s Umar Nasko wants Abubakar Sani-Bello to account for N500 billionn

The governorship candidate of the People Democratic Party (PDP) for 2019 election in Niger State, Alhaji Umar Nasko, has accused the All Progressive Congress (APC) led administration in the state of squandering N500 billion in the last three years without anything to show for it.
The National Union of Textile Garment and Tailoring Workers of Nigeria held a peaceful protest in Lagos on Tuesday to mark the 40th anniversary of the organisation.

Labour dares federal government on minimum wage, ‘no work, no pay’

Following the federal government’s announcement that it has proposed N24,000 as the minimum wage for civil servants after consultations, the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) said it will hold an emergency meeting next week to take a decision.

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