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Sokoto government approves new minimum wage

Sokoto State Executive Council has approved the full implementation of national new Minimum Wage and consequential adjustment to state civil servants.
The Kayode Fayemi administration in Ekiti State says it has defrayed inherited debts to the tune of 31 billion naira since assumption of office.

Ekiti to build recreational centre for retirees

Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has unveiled plans by his administration to build a recreational and wellness centre with modern facilities for senior citizens in Ado-Ekiti, the state capital.
Speaking to State House correspondents after meeting behind closed doors with President Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq of Kwara State said he had narrated his ordeal to President Muhammadu Buhari.

Governor AbdulRazaq: What I told President Buhari in Aso Rock

Speaking to State House correspondents after meeting behind closed doors with President Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq of Kwara State said he had narrated his ordeal to President Muhammadu Buhari.
Gov. Mai Mala Buni of Yobe on Friday presented cheques to nine beneficiary communities of the World Bank-supported projects.

Yobe governor constitutes minimum wage implementation committee

Yobe State Governor, Mai Mala Buni has constituted a committee for the implementation of the N30, 000 new minimum wage for workers in the state.

SERAP asks court to order 36 governors to publish pension payment details

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has filed a lawsuit asking the Federal High Court, Abuja to order the 36 state governors in Nigeria to “publish details and breakdown of payment of pensions to each of the former governors and other ex-officials, and the names and number of ex-governors and other officials receiving pensions under their respective State pension laws between 1999 and 2019.”

Governor Dickson orders immediate payment of new national minimum wage

Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State has approved the payment of the N30,000 new National Minimum Wage to workers in the state with effect from this month.

Cross River governor inaugurates minimum wage negotiation team

Cross River Governor Ben Ayade on Friday inaugurated the state public service negotiating team for the implementation of the new minimum wage.

Enugu government lifts embargo on employment

The Enugu State Government has lifted the embargo on employment into the state Civil Service.

Enugu government awards over N1.1 billion contracts for urban, rural projects

The Enugu State Executive Council (EXCO) yesterday awarded contracts for more infrastructural developments in the urban and rural areas, worth over N1.1 billion. This is in furtherance of the state government’s renewed vigour in providing democracy dividends to the people of the state.
The Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun has reaffirmed that no criminal will have a place to stay in the state which he governs with the kind of strategy that is being put in place by the state government in curbing and wiping out crimes in the state.

Ogun governor absorbs 1,000 workers, 18 PSs employed by predecessor

The Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun, on Wednesday announced the absorption of 18 permanent secretaries and 1,000 workers employed by the immediate-past administration of Senator Ibikunle Amosun.
Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State made this known on Wednesday during his assessment tour of the Ogun State Water Corporation, Arakanga in Abeokuta North Local Government Area. 7

Governor Abiodun upholds Senator Amosun’s last promotions, recruitment despite flaws

The Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun has upheld all the appointments of Permanent Secretaries and recruitment into the State’s civil service made by the immediate past administration in the State, Senator Ibikunle Amosun in the twilight of his administration
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Governor Makinde: No Oyo worker‘ll earn below national minimum wage

Gov. Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has assured that no worker in the payroll of the state government would earn less than the national minimum wage.
The Nigeria Labour Congress has embarked on a nationwide protest on Tuesday after the rescheduled meeting between it and the Federal Government failed to hold in Abuja on Monday.-5

Minimum wage: NLC tells Nasarawa government to pay pending salary or no negotiation

Organised Labour in Nasarawa state on Monday threatened to boycott the inauguration of a committee set up for the new minimum wage unless pending arrears of promotion, salaries and pension owed workers in the state were cleared.
Guest Speaker-Governor of Ekiti State, Dr Kayode Fayemi; delivering a lecture- “Twenty Years of Democratisation; Successes and Challenges “ at the United States Institute of Peace (USIP) in Washington D.C., USA on Wednesday

Governor Fayemi: No plan to sack Ekiti civil servants

The Ekiti State Government has denied the news making the rounds that it had concluded plans to sack part of the state’s workforce.
The Kayode Fayemi administration in Ekiti State says it has defrayed inherited debts to the tune of 31 billion naira since assumption of office.

No plan to sack workers, to employ 3,000 civil servants – Ekiti governor

The Ekiti State governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has denied plans to disengage members of staff in ministries, departments and agencies in the State.

Rivers governor, others usher 2020 in with prayers

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike, his wife Justice Eberechi, Deputy Governor Ipalibo Harry-Banigo and other top officials welcomed 2020 in the presence of God at the Government House Chapel of Everlasting Grace.
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.
The state Head of Service, Mrs Deborah Ogunmola, disclosed this while speaking with newsmen in Lokoja on Thursday.

Kogi government uncovers 300 ghost workers in payroll

The Kogi State Government says over 300 ghost workers have again found their way into its payroll.

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AGF: Femi Falana’s U-turn vindicates federal government’s stance on Amotekun

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