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FEC approves N1.6 billion to procure 68 vehicles customs

The Federal Executive Council presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari approved the sum of N1,550,187,713.00 for the procurement of 68 brand new Ford Pick up operational vehicles for Nigeria Customs Service (NCS).

Lecturer threatens to renounce his Nigerian citizenship

A lecturer at the Department of Ceramics and Glass Technology, Akanu Ibiam Federal Polytechnic, Mr. Victor Koreyo, has declared his intention to renounce his Nigerian citizenship for what he called ‘social injustice.’

Federal government establishes situation room to monitor internal security

The Minister of Interior, retired Lt.-Gen Abdulrahman Dambazau, said that the ministry had established a Situation Room for easy monitoring of internal security situation and quick response in the country.

President Buhari’s achievements under-reported – Winifred Oyo-Ita

The Head of Service of the Federation (HOSF), Winifred Oyo-Ita, says the achievements recorded by President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration are not being given adequate publicity.

Ministry staff stage protest against permanent secretary

Staff of the ministry of science and technology yesterday urged the Head of Service of the Federation, Mrs Winifred Oyo-Ita, to redeploy the Permanent secretary, Dr (Mrs.) Amina Shamaki, from the ministry.

Governor Okorocha calls for establishment of peace, religious affairs ministry

Members of the National Council of Heads of Service led by Mrs. Winifred Oyo-Ita, the Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, have begun their conference in Owerri, Imo State capital, with Governor Rochas Okorocha calling for the establishment of Federal Ministry of Peace and Religious Affairs without delay.

Gombe State University varsity graduates 51 first class students

Gombe State University (GSU) has cumulatively graduated 51 students with first class degree from 2013 to date, with another 664 graduating with second-class upper degree during the same period.

Ex-Governor Oshiomole: Implementing minimum wage not gimmick to win 2019 elections

A former governor of Edo, Adams Oshiomhole, says the federal government’s proposal to implement a new minimum wage is not a political gimmick to win the 2019 general elections.

Chris Ngige: New minimum wage implementation begins third quarter

The implementation of the new national minimum wage would commence in the third quarter of this year, the Federal Government announced on Monday.

Ex-Head of Service calls for reforms of Nigerian universities

Former Head of Service of the Federation, Professor Oladapo Afolabi, has emphasised the need to reform the nation’s universities system, by making it more productive, competitive and adequately well with other universities in the world.

Federal govt lifts ban on directors of administration’s promotion

Head of Service (HOS) of the Federation, Mrs. Winifred Ekanem Oyo-Ita, has announced the lifting of earlier ban placed on the promotion of Directors of Administration.

2017, one of the most difficult years for Nigerians – NLC

The Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, on Sunday listed the various challenges and successes of the Nigerian government in 2017 as they affect workers.

N2 billion Scam: Court grants Stephen Oronsaye leave to travel

Oronsaye is standing trial along with Osarenkhoe Afe, managing director, Fredrick Hamilton Global Services Limited, and both are alleged to be complicit in several contract awards during his tenure as HoS.

Chams celebrates 32 years of championing innovative solutions for public, private sectors

The group spans across Identity Management, Biometric Solution Platforms; Business Process Outsourcing Services; Electronic and Card Payment Systems; Mobile Payments; ATM sales, deployment and support; POS deployment and support.

I did not authorise Abdulrasheed Maina’s reinstatement – AGF Abubakar Malami

The Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) and Minster of Justice, Abubakar Malami, has insisted that he did not authorize the controversial letter that reinstated the embattled former Chairman, Presidential Taskforce on Pension Reforms, Abdulrasheed Maina.

I did not endorse letter for Abdulrasheed Maina’s reinstatement – Winifred Oyo-Ita

The Head of Service of the Federation, Mrs. Winfred Oyo-Ita, on Thursday denied endorsing the letter for the reinstatement of former Chairman of the Presidential Task Force on Pension Reform, Abdulrasheed Maina.

AGF Abubakar Malami directed us to reinstate ex-pension chief Abdulrasheed Maina – HoS Winfred...

The Head of Service of the Federation, Mrs. Winfred Oyo-Ita, has insisted that letters came from the office of the Attorney-General of the Federation, AGF, to the Federal Civil Service Commission, FCSC, directing the reinstatement of ex-pension boss, Abdurasheed Maina.

Abdulrashed Maina still receiving salary – lawyer

Mr. Mohammed Katu, the legal counsel for the former Chairman, Presidential Pension Reform Task Team, Mr. Abdulrasheed Maina, told the House of Representatives on Thursday that his client was still receiving salaries despite the report that he had been dismissed from service.

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