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Amid cheers from enthusiastic crowd at the MKO Abiola Stadium, Abeokuta, the Ogun state capital, successful entrepreneur and oil magnate, Prince Dapo Oluwasegun Abiodun, took his oath of office yesterday, pledging not to “personalize” office or “abuse” it.
Problems with the Public Service are often complex and intractable. There are various reasons why Public Service Reforms are difficult in most environments and are particularly difficult in developing countries, such as Nigeria.
Ekiti State Government has reverted appointments of over 2,000 workers by immediate governor, Ayo Fayose, after the July, 2018 gubernatorial election.
The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, has said the investigation of Senate President Bukola Saraki is not based on personal motive.
Ekiti State governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has expressed optimism that the just concluded three-day retreat of top government functionaries in the state has fired up members of his cabinet and the leadership of the public service in the state for optimum service delivery.
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
Suspended Director General of Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Mounir Gwarzo, reportedly awarded contracts to a company in which he is a director to the tune of N33 million while in office.
The Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the just concluded election, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has fired back at the ruling All Progressives Congress led government, saying it is the nationality of those who made Nigeria extreme poverty capital that is in doubt, not his.
The race for the President of the ninth Senate took another turn Thursday as groups stormed the National Assembly to drum support for the emergence of Senator Mohammed Danjuma Goje for exalted position.
Hadiza Bala Usman, managing director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), says she was able to rise through the ranks in public service because she did not let herself be limited by societal and cultural pressures.
The Vice Chancellor of Nnamdi Azikiwe University (NAU), Awka, Prof Joseph Ahaneku, has warned students of the institution against examination malpractice, cultism and certificate forgery.
Ekiti workers have been urged to shun partisanship and every other unethical behaviour that have contributed to the denigration of the public service, as government would not hesitate to discipline erring workers no matter how highly placed or connected.
Workers in the Oyo State Public Service on Wednesday began a three-day warning strike over unpaid salaries and withdrawal of promotion by the state government.
A Second Republic lawmaker, Dr Junaid Mohammed, has said Nigeria president Muhammadu Buhari is not qualified to give a tribute to former president Shehu Shagari, who died on Friday at the age of 93.
The Police Service Commission says it has received 158,773 applications in the ongoing recruitment of 10,000 constables into the Nigeria Police Force.
Nigerian artist Naira Marley who recently regained his freedom after spending several weeks in the custody of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has vowed to help others in prison.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said it lacked the constitutional power to deregister any of the existing 91 political parties in the country.
Speaker Femi Gbajabiamila did not induce his colleagues financially to vote for him during last Tuesday presiding officers election, the House of Representatives has said.
Ogun State Governor Dapo Abiodun has inaugurated a Chieftaincy Review Committee and vowed that his administration would not allow any form of assault on or disparagement of traditional institutions.
No fewer than 31 persons have been killed and 41 injured in multiple explosions at a Borno town late Sunday after three suicide bombers infiltrated a tea joint and commercial area.
The Oluwo of Iwoland, Oba Abdul-Rasheed Adewale Akanbi, has urged Yoruba monarchs to renounce membership of secret societies.
Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg will have his work cut out for him at the Paris Air Show this week as he tries to reassure airlines and industry partners over the fate of its flagship 737 MAX plane, indefinitely grounded after two fatal crashes.
The Delhi police have arrested a yet to be identified Nigerian for allegedly duping dozens of Indians under a fraudulent scheme, officials said on Thursday.
Villarreal will ask for a whopping 63 million Euros from any Club who’s ready to price Samuel Chukwueze away from the Spanish Club this summer.
The management of the University of Ibadan has declared the cut-off mark for the premier institution remains 200 as against 160 agreed on by the Joint Admissions Matriculation Board (JAMB) and stakeholders of higher institutions.