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Kayode Fayemi

Ekiti, CIPM collaborate on capacity development

The Ekiti State Government says it will continue to collaborate with the Chartered Institute of Personnel Management (CIPM) in the area of capacity development.
The immediate past Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Winifred Oyo-Ita, on Monday, pleaded not guilty to 18-count charge of N3 billion graft.

Court fixes date for ex-HoS Winifred Oyo-Ita’s ‘N471 million fraud’ trial

Justice Taiwo Taiwo of the Federal High Court, Abuja, on Wednesday, fixed Oct. 20 for continuation of trial of the immediate-past Head of Service (HoS) of the Federation, Winifred Oyo-Ita.
Steve Oronsaye

Absence of second defendant stalls Steve Oronsaye’s fraud trial

The absence of Osarenkhoe Afe, the second defendant in court, stalled the ongoing trial of former Head of Service, Steve Oronsaye, over alleged fraud at the Federal High Court Abuja.
Head of Civil Service of the Federation, Dr Folasade Yemi-Esan, whose appointment was confirmed last week by President Muhammadu Buhari, also reiterated her commitment to giving focal and priority attention to capacity building.

Nigerian government warns civil servants against flouting coronavirus guidelines

The Federal Government has warned federal civil servants against flouting the workplace guidelines put in place to flatten the curve of coronavirus pandemic in the country.
Anthony Aondoakaa Ijohor

Benue SSG, COS, 32 others test positive for coronavirus

Gov. Samuel Ortom of Benue said the Secretary to the State Government, Prof. Tony Ijohor and Chief of Staff, Mr Terwase Orbunde have tested positive for COVID-19.

Benue governor advises contacts to self-isolate as he confirms wife, SSG coronavirus positive

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has confirmed that his wife, Dr. Mrs. Eunice Ortom and Secretary to the State Government, SSG, Prof. Anthony Ijohor tested positive for COVID-19.
The Ekiti State Deputy Governor, Chief Bisi Egbeyemi, has appealed to the people of Isaba-Ekiti in Ikole Local Government Area of Ekiti State to maintain peace over the vacant kingship stool.

Local gin can’t prevent coronavirus – Ekiti deputy governor

Ekiti State Deputy Governor, Otunba Bisi Egbeyemi, has dismissed claims in some quarters that drinking local gin popularly known as ogogoro or local herbs can prevent Coronavirus.
Governor Kayode Fayemi signs revised Appropriation Bill of N91.128bn into law.

Ekiti governor signs revised appropriation bill into law

Gov. Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State on Monday signed the Revised/Supplementary Appropriation Bill of N91.128 billion into law.
The executive governor of Ogun State, Dapo Abiodun has urged Nigerian students, irrespective of religious affiliation, to continue working for the unity, peace, and progress of the country.

Ogun governor appoints new head of service

The Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, has appointed Alhaja Selimot Ottun, as the new Head of Service in the state.
The Oyo State Head of Service, Mrs Ololade Agboola, has called on civil and public servants in the state to comply strictly with the COVID-19 guidelines, as they resumed work on Monday.

Oyo HoS urges workers to comply with coronavirus guidelines

The Oyo State Head of Service, Mrs Ololade Agboola, has called on civil and public servants in the state to comply strictly with the COVID-19 guidelines, as they resumed work on Monday.

Group tasks Ondo governor on inclusiveness in political appointments

A socio-political group, Movement for Greater Ondo State (MFOS), has urged the governor of Ondo State, Rotimi Akeredolu, to engage the spirit of inclusiveness in appointments in the states as what is presently on ground shows that the kinsmen of the governor are the ones enjoying the most from appointments.
Bauchi state governor, Bala Mohammed has lamented how the novel Coronavirus has hindered preparations for local government elections in the state.

Bauchi governor sacks director over alleged financial scam

Gov. Bala Mohammed of Bauchi State has sacked the Director Establishment and Service Bureau in the office of the state Head of Service over alleged swindling of funds.
Borno’s covid-19 response team has accepted and approved a recommendation by Governor Babagan Umara Zulum for the statewide lockdown to be relaxed coming Monday and Thursday for citizens to shop for food, Commissioner of Information, Baba kura Abba Jato announced at the briefing.

Borno governor directs enrolment of 552 retired workers into pension payments

552 Borno ex-workers who retired from 2016 to April 2020 have been enrolled for pension payments following the directive of Governor Babagana Umara Zulum.
Babagana Umara Zulum

Official: Borno uncovers people collecting salaries, pensions same time

Borno Head of Service (HoS), Simon Malgwi, on Saturday said that the state government had uncovered some fraudulent activities of some pensioners in the state.
Zamfara State Governor Bello Matawale

Zamfara loses two permanent secretaries

Zamfara State Government has lost two of its permanent secretaries following brief illnesses.

Labour Party warns APC to stop politicking with coronavirus pandemic

Labour Party has warned All Progressives Congress (APC) and Governor Sanwo-Olu led government in Lagos State to stop politicking with management of COVID-19 pandemic, stressing that it has been responsible for failure to contain the pandemic even in a total lockdown.
The NCAC boss had last week produced and kitted security agencies, the media and a select group of professionals in the forefront of the COVID-19 pandemic with branded facemasks made exclusively from Adire and Ankara fabrics

FCTA imposes mandatory use of masks in public

The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) has made it mandatory for all residents in the territory to use masks in all public places.
Lagos State Head of Service, Mr. Hakeem Muri-Okunola, has announced the reopening of the State Secretariat, Alausa as well as other government establishments.

Lagos directs reopening of government offices, establishments

Lagos State Head of Service, Mr. Hakeem Muri-Okunola, has announced the reopening of the State Secretariat, Alausa as well as other government establishments.

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The Ebonyi State Independent Electoral Commission (EBSIEC) has fixed Aug. 15 for the Local Government Area (LGA) elections in the state.

Lagos doctors suspend warning strike

Medical doctors in Lagos State have agreed to suspend a three-day warning strike which they began on Monday.
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Kano governor reshuffles cabinet

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Court restrains BPE, NERC, others from selling Jos Disco’s shares

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Police gun down kidnapper, rescue two victims in Ogun

Operatives of the Ogun State Police Command on Wednesday, shot dead a suspected kidnapper on along Shagamu-Ijebu Ode axis, of the state.