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Court frees Ekiti local commissioner accused of stealing N5 million granite

A Magistrate’s Court in Ado Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital, has dischargedand acquitted a commissioner in the state Local Government Service Commission, Mr. Dare Omotosho, over allegation of stealing and conversion of granite worth N5 million.

Governor Aregbesola appoints new Chief of Staff, LGSC boss

Gov. Rauf Aregbesola of Osun has appointed Mr Abdulrasak Salinsile as his new Chief of Staff.

Institute wants federal, state governments to adopt best practices in personnel recruitment

Federal and State Governments have been advised to observe professional personnel best practices when recruiting staff into the civil service.

Osun guber: Why I dumped APC for PDP – Peter Babalola

A top chieftain of the All Progressives Congress in Osun State, Dr. Peter Babalola, who defected to the Peoples Democratic Party with his teaming supporters, said the decision was based on his belief that Osun West Senatorial District should produce the next governor of the state.

Osun guber: Governor Aregbesola’s appointee defects to PDP

As the Osun State governorship election draws nearer, the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC) suffered another loss as Governor Rauf Aregbesola’s appointee and ally, Peter Babalola, defected to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Friday.

South East governors under fire over non-payment of pensions, gratuities

The Nigeria Union of Pensioners (NUP), South East zone, on Friday, lashed out at the governors of Imo, Abia, Enugu and Ebonyi states over the non-payment of their pension arrears and gratuities.

Governor Fayose urges workers to vote deputy

Ekiti State Governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, yesterday urged the state workers to vote for his deputy, Prof. Olusola Eleka, in the forthcoming polls and assured that if he wins, he would ensure the welfare of civil servants are taken care of.

Kwara government shares N4 billion loan to offset teachers, local council workers’ salary arrears

The Kwara State Government has shared N4 billion credit facility between the State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB) and the local government councils to offset part of the salary arrears owed their workers.

Anambra council chief beats up worker for raising the alarm over diversion of funds

The Chairman of Anambra East Local Government Area, Pius Ifeadi, has allegedly beaten up the Head of Local Government Administration of the area, Mr. Chike Obuekwe, for raising the alarm over diversion of the council’s funds.

APGA kicks against process for Nasarawa council polls

Nasarawa State Chapter of the All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) has faulted the process for the May 26 local government election announced by the State Independent Electoral Commission (NASIEC).

Governor Tambuwal appoints advisers on infrastructure, poultry development, others

Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal has approved the appointment of Hon Umar Bature and Architect Ibrahim Al-Mustapha as Special Advisers on Cooperation and Integration and Infrastructure respectively.

2019: NULGE endorses Governor Ayade for second term

The national leadership of the National Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE) on Tuesday endorsed Cross River State Governor, Prof Ben Ayade, to continue in 2019.

Borno govt celebrates improved health care systems

Borno State Government has said that the general health care systems which include maternal and child care deliveries, immunisations and many other aspects have generally improved with the introduction of performance-based financing system.

Court orders Governor Fayose to pay N234m to Fayemi’s appointees

For allegedly disengaging them without following due process, the National Industrial Court of Nigeria (NICN) has ordered Ekiti State Governor Ayodele Fayose to pay over N234 million to chairmen and members of statutory commissions appointed by former Governor Kayode Fayemi.

NULGE suspends indefinite strike in Adamawa

The Nigeria Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE), Adamawa Chapter, has suspended the indefinite strike it embarked upon to press for the payment of backlog of salaries owed local government workers.

Unpaid salaries: Bayelsa LGAs, health workers suspend three-month strike

Health workers and local government employees in Bayelsa State have suspended their three-month strike on Thursday.

Justify your appointments – Ajimobi tells appointees

Gov. Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State has urged new appointees in two commissions and the state pension board to justify their appointments by sterling performance.

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