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Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari Wednesday directed the head of service Winifred Ekanem Oyo-Ita to proceed on an indefinite leave to allow conclusion of the investigation being carried out by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).
Indications emerged on Monday that workers in the country may carry out their planned industrial action against the government over discrepancies in the National Minimum Wage implementation.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has said the Chief of Staff to the President, Abba Kyari, is not influencing ongoing investigation of the Head of Civil Service of the Federation, Winifred Oyo-Ita.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday reshuffled some Permanent Secretaries and accounting officers in the Federal service following the restructuring /creation of new ministries by the Federal Government.
The Joint National Public Service Negotiating Council (JNPSNC) has advised Nigerian workers to continue to exercise patience as the Federal Government and labour continue to dilly-dally over a new minimum wage implementation.
The embattled Head of the Civil Service of the Federation (HoS), Winifred Oyo-Ita, has decided to send her letter of retirement to President Muhammadu Buhari amidst allegation of fraud levelled against her.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission is investigating the Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Mrs. Winifred Oyo-Ita, over alleged N3 billion fraud.
Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Mrs. Winifred Oyo-Ita, has said the ongoing review of the Public Service Rules (PSR) is meant to remove obsolete rules that do not reflect the realities of a modern society.
The Federal Government has revealed that the new minimum wage of N30,000 is yet to be implemented in full across the board in the Federal Civil Service because of unrealistic demands of the labour unions.
In order to address the challenges of Insufficient resources and funding faced by various government agencies (MDAs), ministries and Departments, the Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Mrs Winifred Ekanem Oyo-Ita, has said that Federal government is working to ensure that they are equipped to generate their own income.
The committee set up by the Federal Government to negotiate the consequential adjustment arising from the new minimum wage will on Thursday meet for the first time, three weeks after its inauguration and less than a week before its job is scheduled to be completed.
The Minister of Finance, Zainab Ahmed, said the federal government saved over N600 billion by using the Integrated Personnel and Payroll Information System (IPPIS) platform and also embarking on the Presidential Initiative on Continuous Audit (PICA).
The federal government has approved the sum of N1.3 billion to pay death benefits of 497 deceased workers in the federal civil service.
The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Raji Fashola (SAN), has urged members of the Top Management Team and Heads of Parastatals under the Ministry to view service a matter of propriety and national conscience for the nation to truly experience good governance and national prosperity.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has described women as incredible and more extraordinary.
The Federal Government on Thursday in Abuja commissioned 151 housing units built for civil servants under the Federal Integrated Staff Housing (FISH) intended to make housing accessible and affordable to civil servants across the country.
Leicester City’s boss Brenda Rodgers has hailed Nigerian midfielder Wilfred Ndidi and his teammates after their hard fought win over Tottenham Hotspur on Saturday.
Over 650 pupils of Ezigbo Primary School in Amansea in Awka North Local Council escaped death at the weekend as flood surged into the school unexpected.
Nigeria Internationals Kenneth Omeruo and Chidozie Awaziem were on parade for Leganes in their 1-1 draw with Valencia in Sunday’s La Liga game at the Mestalla Stadium.
England, Nigeria and Canada are in a three-way tussle for the services of Fikayo Tomori, with the Chelsea centre-half’s impressive displays putting him on Gareth Southgate’s radar.
The police in Edo State have arrested a 59-year-old retiree, Oshiodi Michael, for allegedly defrauding applicants to the tune of N1.2 million.
Maria Espinosa, the President of the 73rd UN General Assembly, on Monday handed over to Nigeria’s Tijjani Muhammad-Bande, who will lead the 74th session of the assembly in the next one year.
Delta State Governor, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, has swiftly congratulated the victorious Team Delta for winning the 5th National Youth Games (NYG) which ended on Tuesday at Ilorin, Kwara State.
Former Senator representing Plateau South Senatorial zone in the National Assembly, Jeremiah Useni, has warned politicians against the misuse of power saying political leaders cannot misuse their power and expect peace in the society.
Dr Aminu Usman, Head, Economics Department, Kaduna State University, has urged the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to carry out robust campaigns to sensitise Nigerians to understand the need for bank charges on deposits and withdrawals.
An average of 20,000 cases of snake bites are recorded in Nigeria annually, the Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire, has said.