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After seven months of holiday declared for Ekiti State civil servants to stem the spread of the dreaded Covid-19 pandemic, Governor Kayode Fayemi has directed all the junior workers in the state civil service back to work.
Yemi-Esan who stated this on Tuesday in Abuja on the occasion of the virtual interactive session with civil servants, said N2.5 billion has been released recently by the Federal Ministry of Finance, Budget National Planning for the payment of death benefits to the next-of-kin of deceased staff who died when there was no insurance cover.
A total of 1, 500 civil servants have been selected to participate in the second batch of the Structured Assessment-Based Training Programme, SMAT-P, by the federal government, Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Dr. Folasade Yemi-Esan, has said.
Agba made this known on Tuesday in Abuja while briefing the House of Representatives Committee on Civil Society and Development Partners on Donor Funds Receipts, Transfers and Disbursement to Government Agencies, Civil Society and Non-Governmental Organisations in Nigeria.
The Delta House of Assembly Committee on Public Accounts on Monday commenced the consideration of the Statutory Audit Reports of the 25 Local Government Councils in the state.
Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State, on Monday, announced that his administration has set aside packages totalling the sum of one billion (N1Billion) to cover for compensation for victims of police brutality and injustice and a Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) scheme, for youths.
Security operatives, mostly soldiers, have taken over the guard of government buildings and diverted movements from such areas in Benin City, the Edo State capital.
The inability of government officials to write convincing memos that could be approved for release of funds by Gov. Abdullahi Sule is affecting nutrition intervention programmes in Nasarawa State.
In keeping promises made during the electioneering, Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Friday, flagged off the execution of 377 state-wide projects across all wards in the State.
The Federal Civil Service Commission (FCSC) has released the time-table for the conduct of this year’s directorate level examinations in the Ministries Departments and Agencies (MDAs) under the purview of the commission.
Just as global Social Media and technology giant, Facebook, was informing the Federal Government about its decision to open a Nigerian office in Lagos, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN has restated the determination of the Buhari administration to keep boosting the nation’s technology sector and digital economy.
The Federal Civil Service Commission (FCSC) has released the time-table for the conduct of year 2020 Directorate Level Examination Exercise in the Ministries Departments and Agencies (MDAs).
Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige, on Wednesday, faulted the Trade Union Congress, TUC, on the seven-day ultimatum to the Federal Government to revert to the old prices of petrol and electricity tariff, if not the union will embark on strike.
To state that we live in challenging times is perhaps an understatement and does very little justice in accurately capturing our current realities. Those realities include a world faced with a pandemic the scale of which hasn’t been seen in 100 years. The crisis has crippled economies, destroyed global supply chains and obliterated once productive and viable sectors of the economy.
The National HCD has three thematic areas which are: Health, Education and the Workforce, but Nasarawa State has added three more to include: Social development of the youth, local government and community development.
The Bayelsa Government says it will leverage on its rich tourism endowment to boost revenue and enhance its economic fortunes as well as create jobs and reverse the status of Bayelsa listed as one of the five insolvent states.
Oil prices dived Thursday on demand fears as more nations go into lockdown to staunch the spread of the coronavirus, while stock prices attempted a modest rebound.
Osun State Government on Thursday said looting of government and private property in the state cut across 14 Local Government Areas, as it commenced return of the looted property items to owners who can identify their property
Eva Longoria has joined previously announced Matt Walsh on the in-production digital detox comedy Unplugging, which is currently in production in Oklahoma.
A statement by the Commissioner for Information in the state, Chief John Okiyi-Kalu, stated that the hoodlums who hijacked the otherwise peaceful #EndSARS protests took away vaccines, X-ray machines, sterilizers, air conditioners, fans, and other equipment as well as disposables and consumables carted away.
The Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, on Thursday called for an end to all forms of medical tourism especially by elected and appointed government officials.
At least six journalists and one media worker were arrested – with four held for more than two days – and another was harassed while covering anti-government protests by civil society groups and opposition parties in the capital, Luanda, on October 24, according to news reports and Teixeira Candido, secretary general of the Union of Angolan Journalists (SJA), who spoke with CPJ via messaging app. All those detained were released without charge, Candido said.
The Nigerian government is set to report the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, to the United Kingdom (UK) for inciting violence through a viral audio record.
Shops lifted their shutters and market traders set out their stalls Saturday, as Nigeria's biggest city Lagos cautiously reopened after a curfew was eased following days of unrest.
MTN Group has appointed Karl Toriola, the current vice president for MTN Group’s West and Central Africa (WECA) region, as CEO of MTN Nigeria.
Troops of Operation Thunder Strike have eliminated scores of bandits in land and air offensives on their camps at Yadi and Kufai Shantu in Giwa Local Government Area of Kaduna State.