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The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission, (ICPC), has arraigned three workers at the Federal Medical Centre (FMC), Bida, Niger State, for allegedly inserting names of three ghost workers into the payroll of the Medical Centre.

FMC Bida officers docked over ghost worker scandal

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission, (ICPC), has arraigned three workers at the Federal Medical Centre (FMC), Bida, Niger State, for allegedly inserting names of three ghost workers into the payroll of the Medical Centre.

Former banker, civil servants arraigned for N140 million ‘ghost worker’ fraud

The Federal Government on Monday arraigned four civil servants and a former banker on charges of perpetrating a fraud involving over N140m through the manipulation of the Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System to input details of ghost workers in 2017.

Dead people among 433 ghost teachers in Benue – official

The Executive Secretary of Teaching Service Board, Dr. Frank Kyungun, on Wednesday, said 433 ghost workers have been discovered to be on the payroll of Secondary School Teachers in Benue State.
Bauchi state governor, Bala Mohammed has lamented how the novel Coronavirus has hindered preparations for local government elections in the state.

Bauchi: We have paid July salaries

The Bauchi state government has debunked the allegation of the non-payment of July salaries in the state, saying that no legitimate civil servant in the state will be deprived of his or her salary as it has so far paid more than sixty percent of its workers their July salaries.
Babagana Umara Zulum

Governor Zulum: We still have major challenges in education sector

Governor Babagana Zulum has said that there are still major challenges to be addressed in the education sector which has suffered neglect for a long time.
Somalia's Parliament has ousted Prime Minister Hassan Khaire, throwing into confusion the country's electoral plan.

Somalia parliament impeaches premier in no-confidence vote

Somalia's Parliament has ousted Prime Minister Hassan Khaire, throwing into confusion the country's electoral plan.
AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq of Kwara

Kwara suspends five SUBEB officials over alleged fraud

The officials are the Permanent Secretary of the parastatal Bayo Audu Onimago; Director of Finance and Supply of SUBEB, Husseni Ahmed; account officers Mujeeb Ibrahim and Oyerinde Fatai; and a staff of the Teaching Service Commission who doubled as the Chairman of the Nigerian Union of Teachers Toyin Saliu.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday in an FCT High Court in Maitama, re-arraigned a deputy director with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Emenike Umesi, for alleged misappropriation of N54.3 million.

EFCC discovers ghost workers in Kwara

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) said it has discovered 400 ghost workers in Kwara State, revealing how some state officials are beneficiaries of the corrupt scheme.
Ignace Sossou quoted on his Facebook and Twitter pages comments made by Benin’s public prosecutor Mario Metonou at a media event to discuss fake news on December 17.

Journalist suspended for requesting salary on social media

A journalist with the Imo State government has been suspended indefinitely from her job for taking to Facebook to request her three months unpaid salary and the wages of her co-workers.
The minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning Mrs Zainab Ahmed disclosed this on Tuesday during her maiden meeting with top officials of the two merged ministries at the headquarters of Budget and National Planning in Abuja.

Nigeria: Why lecturers won’t get February salary

Minister of Finance, Zainab Ahmed, has revealed the reason why some lecturers will not receive their February salary, stating that only those who have enrolled for the Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System (IPPIS) will get their salary. =
President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday in Abuja reaffirmed the commitment of his administration to use technology for enhanced public service delivery.

President Buhari meets ICT professionals, affirms commitment to use technology for enhanced public service...

President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday in Abuja reaffirmed the commitment of his administration to use technology for enhanced public service delivery.
The Commissioner for Information and Orientation, Hon. Isah Bajini, disclosed this while speaking with journalists in his office.

Sokoto: We’ll pay new minimum wage

Sokoto State Government has reiterated its plan to fully implement the newly approved national new minimum wage of 30,000 naira to its workers.

Bauchi government introduces fingerprint devices to detect ghost workers

According to the State Commissioner for Education, Dr. Aliyu Usman Tilde, who disclosed this to newsmen in Bauchi yesterday, the device will enable workers to clock in and out of their duty posts to subsequently qualify them for their monthly salaries.

EKSUTH: Why we sack our workers

The Management of the Ekiti State University Teaching Hospital (EKSUTH) Ado-Ekiti has confirmed the sacking of an unspecified number of workers in the hospital.
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.

Kogi NLC tackles HoS over ghost workers’ claim

Against the backdrop of comments credited to Kogi State Head of Service (HoS), Deborah Ogunmola, that some officials smuggled ghost workers into the payroll, the Organised Labour in the state has challenged her to name the officials involved in the racket or face the wrath of the workers.

Ghost workers: Bauchi verification committee moves to local councils

The committee saddled with the responsibility of fishing out ghost workers from the Bauchi State civil service has commenced visits to the 20 local government areas of the state.
Imo State Governor, Rt Hon Emeka Ihedioha has charged the leadership of Imo State University Alumni Association to always speak truth to power and engage the Government regularly.

Imo governor targets N1 billion IGR monthly

The Governor of Imo State, Emeka Ihedioha, is targeting to increase the state’s Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) from the current N800 million to N1 billion monthly.

500 science teachers in Cross River protest alleged sack, unpaid salaries

No fewer than 500 science teachers in Cross River on Tuesday staged a protest to the state governor’s office to demand reinstatement into service and payment of their September and October salaries.

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Lagos curfew: #EndSARS protesters agree to stop road blockage

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Former France goalkeeper and deputy director of Montpellier’s training centre, Bruno Martini, has died at 58.

Former France goalie Bruno Martini passes on

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#EndSARS: Three killed in Ibadan

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The Kaduna State University (KASU) says it has expelled about 80 students for various forms of examination malpractices during the 2018-2019 academic session.

Kaduna university introduces essay competition to promote literary education

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