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Governor Ortom asks public, civil servants eyeing partisan politics to resign

As activities for the 2019 general elections build up, Samuel Ortom, governor of Benue State has served quit notice to all Public and Civil Servants eyeing partisan politics in the state.

Ekiti NUT congratulates Governor Fayose over deputy’s victory

The leadership of the Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT) and the 17,000 strong members in Ekiti State have congratulated the the state Governor, Chief Ayodele Fayose, over the election victory of his deputy, Prof. Kolapo Olusola, as the state Peoples Democratic Party governorship candidate.

Workers’ Day: I’m not owing salaries – Governor Al-Makura

Governor Umaru Tanko Al-Makura of Nasarawa State has disclosed that the state is up-to-date in the payment of salaries to its workers.

Budget Office: Politics of 2019 will not affect 2018 budget

The Director General, Budget Office, Mr Ben Akabueze, has indicated that public servants would still be pushing through the implementation of the 2018 budget against the impediments to governance by electioneering activities in the run-up to 2019 general elections.

Mo Ibrahim: Nigeria, others lose $2 billion annually through brain drain in health sector

The latest report by the Mo Ibrahim Foundation has disclosed that Nigeria and other countries in Africa loses about $2 billion annually through brain drain in the health sector

Kenyan university lecturers resume nationwide strike

Kenya’s public university lecturers have resumed a nationwide strike over low pay, nearly three months after ending a similar protest.

President Buhari: We are targeting zero import bill for food consumption

President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday in Abuja said the Federal Government is already targeting a regime of self-sufficiency in food production and consumption, while radically cutting down on imports of agricultural products that depleted the country’s foreign reserve in the past.

Federal govt inaugurates committees on safe, healthy work environment

Winifred Oyo-Ita, the Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, on Friday in Abuja inaugurated two committees to ensure safe and healthy working environment for public servants in the country.

Governor Aregbesola releases N1bn for pension payment

Gov. Rauf Aregbesola of Osun has approved the release of N1 billion for the payment of contributory pension to retired civil servants in the state.

Another set of NHIS workers rally in support of reinstated executive secretary

Some workers of the National Health Insurance Scheme, NHIS, on Monday pledged to support their reinstated Executive Secretary, Usman Yusuf, to reposition the scheme.

EFCC investigating vice-chancellors over alleged diversion of N450 million monthly furniture fraud – Ibrahim...

The Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu, yesterday, hinted that a secret investigation was ongoing in alleged low remittances made past registrars of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB.

Ogun govt sets up task force to end fuel scarcity

The Ogun State Government has set up a Task Force with the mandate to end the perennial fuel scarcity in the state within 48 hours.

Ugandan govt to increase salaries of public servants

The Ugandan government has announced that it will increase salaries of all public servants in phases, starting from 2018.

Labour slams National Assembly over plans to scrap Housing Loans Board

The Organised labour has cautioned the National Assembly over its plan to scrap the Federal Government Staff Housing Loans Board (FGSHLB) describing it as most unpatriotic.

ASCSN shelves proposed strike over promotion arrears

The Association of Senior Civil Servants of Nigeria (ASCSN) has resolved to temporarily put off its strike to enable the Federal Government commence the payment of promotion arrears owed civil servants.

Fed govt has received over 5,000 whistleblowing tips – Adeosun

Nigeria’s Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, has revealed that the federal government has received over 5,000 whistleblowing tips.

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House of Representatives steps down Nigerian Peace Corps Bill

The House of Representatives, on Thursday, voted against the Bill for an Act to Establish the Nigerian Peace Corps.

Morgan Freeman apologizes after sexual harassment claims

Hollywood movie star, Morgan Freeman, apologized Thursday over reports that multiple women accused him of sexual misconduct.

Democracy Day: Federal government announces four days for celebration

The Federal Government has outlined a four-day activities to mark the 2018 Democracy Day, from May 25 to May 29.

Armed policemen invade Kingsley Kuku’s residence

Some armed policemen allegedly invaded the Arogbo community in Ese-Odo Local Government Area of Ondo State on Thursday, shooting into the air.