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Jerry Agada: Obasanjo-Buhari face-off a slap on Nigeria’s democracy

A former Minister of State for Education, Prof. Jerry Agada, has described the face-off between former President Olusegun Obasanjo and President Muhammadu Buhari, as ‘very shameful’ and a slap on Nigeria’s nascent democracy.

Federal government demonising PDP with looters lists – Governor Dickson

Bayelsa State Governor Henry Seriake Dickson on Wednesday, vowed that his administration would not be dissuaded from bequeathing a highly professionalized, disciplined and motivated public service through the ongoing reforms.

Governor Dickson: Federal government’s release of looters’ list childish

The Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson, has condemned what he calls “constant demonisation” of the Peoples’ Democratic Party, PDP, by the All Progressives Congress-led federal government, describing it as childish and uncalled for.

Governor Ugwuanyi awards N1.04 billion road contracts

The Enugu State Executive Council (EXCO) has awarded contracts for the construction of urban and rural roads worth over N1billion.

Kaduna increases teachers’ salary by 32.5%

The Kaduna State Government on Thursday said it has increased the salary of public school teachers by 32.5 per cent.

Kogi govt retires 8 permanent secretaries, dismisses 1,774 workers

Kogi State Government, on Sunday, confirmed the compulsory retirement of eight permanent secretaries, some directors and dismissal of 1, 774 others from the state civil service.

Anti-corruption: Jail corrupt people in your govt first – Governor Fayose tells President Buhari

President Buhari had said yesterday, in Abuja during the presentation of the book, “Making Steady Sustainable Progress” that any public official caught will go to jail.

How Governor El-Rufai can legally sack 22,000 unfit teachers – Jiti Ogunye

Human rights lawyer, Jiti Ogunye, has given insights into how the Kaduna State Government could legally sack its 21,780 primary and secondary school teachers who recently failed the competency test conducted by the government.

Court orders Governor Fayose to pay N234m to Fayemi’s appointees

For allegedly disengaging them without following due process, the National Industrial Court of Nigeria (NICN) has ordered Ekiti State Governor Ayodele Fayose to pay over N234 million to chairmen and members of statutory commissions appointed by former Governor Kayode Fayemi.

Governor Fayose alleges corruption in President Buhari’s government

Ekiti State Governor Ayodele Fayose has alleged that the President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration was corrupt, describing the scale of corruption in the government as ‘rotten and scandalous’.

President Buhari’s govt rotten, covered with scandalous corruption – Governor Fayose

Ekiti State Governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, has described the President Muhammadu Buhari-led government as one that is rotten and covered with scandalous corruption, saying; “within the last one month, Nigerians have been confronted with messy revelations that gave credence to my earlier position that President Buhari is the life patron of corruption in Nigeria.”

Governor Fayose alleges plot to release fresh ‘Chibok Girls’

Speaking further, the governor said; “While I await yet another scandal in what has become a government of one week, one scandal, I ask our President what has happened to the report of the committee that investigated the $43 million discovered in an apartment at Osbourne Towers, Ikoyi, Lagos?

We did not invite Abdulrasheed Maina from ‘self-exile’ – Presidency

The Presidency says the claim that the President Buhari administration invited the wanted Abdulrasheed Maina back into country is a `freshly minted falsehood’, and should be discarded by well meaning citizens.

President Buhari’s sack of Abdulrasheed Maina an afterthought – Governor Fayose

Governor Fayose demanded for the immediate arrest and trial of Maina as well as sack of all those who perpetrated his reinstatement, which he described as fraudulent and shameful.

President Buhari queries HoS Winifred Oyo-Ita over Abdulrasheed Maina’s recall

President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the immediate disengagement from service of Mr Abdulrasheed Maina, former chairman of the Presidential Task Force on Pension Reforms.

Minister Abdulrahman Dambazau confirms Abdulrasheed Maina’s re-instatement

The Minister of Interior, retired Lt.-Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau, has confirmed the resumption of duty by former Chairman of the Presidential Task Force on Pension Reforms, Mr Abdulrasheed Maina, as an Acting Director in his ministry.

Abdulrasheed Maina was not sacked – HoS

The Office of the Head of Civil Service of the Federation has said it is an error for the public to assume that because a director in the civil service was recommended for sack, it is automatic.

Governor Fayose faults reinstatement of Maina

Ekiti State Governor Ayodele Fayose has faulted the reinstatement of wanted former Chairman of the defunct Presidential Task Force on Pension Reforms, Abdulrasheed Maina, the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari.

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