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Nasarawa govt flags off computer training for ten thousand civil servants

The three months training which is aimed at equipping workers with digital knowledge for service efficiency in offices also avails them the opportunity to acquire HP Laptops on loan from the state government.
Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha

SGF: Poor quality of service reason for tax evasion

The Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mr Boss Mustapha, on Wednesday said one of the reasons citizens engaged in tax evasion and tax defaulting was their dissatisfaction with quality of services offered by public servants and public institutions.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission EFCC, Abuja zonal office, on Thursday, arraigned the duo of Paul Boroh and Hanafi Moriki, before Justice O. O. Goodluck of the FCT High Court, Abuja on a nine-count charge, bordering on criminal breach of trust to the tune of N974.8 million and $1.9 million.

EFCC arraigns former Amnesty chief over ‘N975 million fraud’

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Abuja zonal office, on Thursday, arraigned the duo of Paul Boroh and Hanafi Moriki, before Justice O. O. Goodluck of the FCT High Court, Abuja on a nine-count charge, bordering on criminal breach of trust to the tune of N974.8 million and $1.9 million.
President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with all the 2019 Nigerian pilgrims over the successful completion of their Hajj rites and the Eid-el-Kabeer celebration.

[email protected]: President Buhari’s independence day speech — full text

Remember the sacrifices made by our Founders and great leaders past; by soldiers, by distinguished public servants; by traditional leaders, by our workers —- sacrifices on which Nigeria has been built over the 59 years since Independence in 1960; and
President Buhari receiving Report of the Technical Advisory Committee on the Implementation of the National Minimum Wage in State House on 25th Mar 2019 2

[email protected]: President Buhari orders release of N600 billion for capital expenditure

As Nigeria marks its 59th independence anniversary, President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the Ministry of Finance, Budget and National Planning to release the sum of N600 billion for capital expenditure within a three-month time frame.

Nigeria’s democracy derailing – Catholic bishops

The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Nigeria (CBCN) says Nigeria’s democracy is derailing under President Muhammadu Buhari.

Oyo government to prioritise pre-retirement training for civil servants – commissioner

The Oyo State government will, henceforth, prioritise pre-retirement training for civil and public servants with less than five years to retire in the state.

Official: Digital literacy’ll enhance productivity in public sector

The Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Communications, Mr. Musa Istifanus, has called for the continuous use of emerging technologies at workplaces especially the public sector to drive service delivery in the country.

Federal government urges public servants to operate within established rules

The Federal Government has called on Public Servants to always operate within the country’s system of laws, rules and regulations, to deliver quality and timely service to the public.

Labour asks workers to prepare for strike

This was as the Trade Union side of the Joint National Public Service Negotiation Council (JNPSNC) reviewed downward her demands from 66.66 percent to 30 percent for officers on grade levels 07-14 and 25 percent for officers on grade levels 15-17.
Gboyega Oyetola

Governor Oyetola promises to clear workers’ salary arrears

The governor made the promise at an event organised by the civil servants to celebrate his Friday’s victory at the Supreme Court, which reaffirmed him as the winner of the September 22, 2018, state governorship election.

HoS: Ministries, MDAs equipped to generate own income

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.
Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Mrs Winifred Oyo-Ita

Wilifred Oyo-Ita charges MDAs to embrace entrepreneurship, ICT for revenue generation

Mrs. Winifred Oyo-Ita, Head of Civil Service of the Federation, has charged Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) of government to embrace entrepreneurship and Information Communication Technology (ICT) to enhance government revenue drive for national development.
Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Friday told officials of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority, LASTMA not to spare anyone who violated traffic laws, even if it was his brother.

Lagos government promotes 4,653 civil servants

The Lagos State Civil Service Commission has announced the promotion of 4,653 Civil Servants who are statutorily due for elevation to the next level after undergoing the mandatory Structured Training Programmes.

Governor Ahmed: My tenure has been impactful

Kwara State Governor, Abdulfatah Ahmed, has expressed profound gratitude to God for making his tenure in office eventful and fruitful.
Mrs Hannatu Fika, Executive Secretary, Federal Government Staff Housing Loans Board (FGSHLB)

Official: Over 30,000 public servants benefit from housing loan

Mrs Hannatu Fika, the Executive Secretary, Federal Government Staff Housing Loans Board (FGSHLB), said that a total of 30,258 public servants have benefited from the board’s housing loan programme since its inception in 1924.
Zainab Ahmed

Official: How federal government saved over N600 billion through IPPIS, audit platform

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).

Governor Dickson: Why I can’t sign Bayelsa lawmakers life pension bill

The Governor òf Bayelsa State, the Honorable Henry Seriake Dickson, has declined assent to the bill seeking pension for former lawmakers from Bayelsa State as proposed and passed by the Assembly

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