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Minimum wage: Federal government, labour shift ground, negotiations continue today

The meeting between the organised labour and representatives of the Federal Government has been moved till Wednesday, Oct. 16, to allow for sorting out of all grey areas of contention.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has called for an improved welfare package for teachers in Nigerian as they join their colleagues globally to mark this year’s World Teachers’ Day. 8

Speaker Gbajabiamila: Nigeria better with equal representation of women in politics

Speaker, House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has attributed the poor socio-economic and political situation in Nigeria to the inadequate participation of women in active politics.

Minimum wage: Labour, federal government in final push to avert strike

The Federal Government and labour unions are engaged in a last minute dialogue, to avert a nationwide strike by workers, slated for Oct. 16.

Digitization: Ghana to host Africa’s public sector officials

Public sector officials from Nigeria and other African countries are set to converge on Ghana for the second edition of Africa Public Sector Conference and Awards (APSCA) scheduled to hold at the plush Movenpick Ambassador Hotel in Accra, Ghana, October 23-24, 2019.
Kayode Fayemi

Minimum wage: Comply with national template in payment – Ekiti workers tell governor

Workers in Ekiti State have called on Governor Kayode Fayemi to implement the N30,000 new minimum wage in consonance with the template set by the National leaderships of the labour centres.
President Muhammadu Buhari returned to Abuja on Friday after a three-day official visit to South Africa.

President Buhari: Nigeria’s democracy maturing

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday said that the peaceful conduct of the 2019 general elections was clear proof that Nigeria`s democracy was maturing.

Minimum wage: Federal government’s threat to sack workers, cheap blackmail – Labour

Organised labour has described statement by Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr, Chris Ngige, that the Federal Government may have to reduce the workforce in public service before it can implement labour’s demand as cheap blackmail.
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.
The Director-General, Bureau of Public Service Reforms (BPSR), Mr Dasuki Arabi, made the disclosure in an interview with newsmen in Abuja.

BSPR: Federal government to assess MDAs through website ranking

The Federal Government has developed a scorecard for the ranking of websites of Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs), to help in rebranding public service.

$9 billion damages: The same fool and his money

The corporate name “Process and Industrial Developments Limited” (P&ID) was until lately, probably, only known to very few Nigerians in Public Service, and the oil and gas subsector.
Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has announced the appointment of six new Permanent Secretaries in the States Civil Service.

Lagos governor makes nine fresh appointments

Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has appointed nine new Permanent Secretaries for the state civil service.
Uche Sampson Ogah

Governor Ikpeazu congratulates Uche Ogah on ministerial appointment

The Governor of Abia State, Okezie Victor Ikpeazu, has congratulated Dr. Uchechukwu Sampson Ogah, OON, on his nomination as a Minister by President Muhammadu Buhari and his subsequent successful screening by the Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.

Governor Akeredolu: No deserving public servant’ll be denied promotion

Ondo State Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, has lifted the spirit of the state public service as he inaugurated no fewer than 31 new permanent secretaries and tutors-general.

Workers threaten strike notice over minimum wage

Nigerian workers on Monday threatened to embark on fresh strike following the refusal of the Federal Government to implement the new national minimum wage.

NPC begins verification of 2020 retirees in July

The National Pensions Commission (NPC) is to begin the verification of prospective retirees, who would be leaving the public service of the Federation in 2020.
Prince Dapo Abiodun was on Wednesday sworn-in as the fifth Executive Governor of Ogun at the MKO Abiola International Stadium in Abeokuta.

Governor Abiodun: I’ll not abuse my office or turn government into family affairs

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.

How to get a Nigerian passport within one week without paying a bribe

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 Governor Kayode Fayemi

Governor Fayemi: I did not sack any worker

Gov. Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti, on Friday said that no genuine staff of the state public service was sacked by his government.

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The Nigerian Air Force on Tuesday in Abuja winged its first female fighter pilot, first female helicopter pilot and first female Air Warrant Officer. The first female fighter (combatant) pilot winged is Flying Officer Kafayat Sanni and first female helicopter pilot, Tolulope Arotile. They were the two female pilots among the 13 that were winged. The two female pilots had successfully completed their pilot training courses in the United States of America and South Africa. The newly promoted first female Air Warrant Officer, Grace Garba, was also decorated with her new rank.

NAF wings first female fighter pilot, helicopter pilot, AWO — in pictures

The Nigerian Air Force on Tuesday in Abuja winged its first female fighter pilot, first female helicopter pilot and first female Air Warrant Officer.
Queen Elizabeth II has appointed Nigerian-born Ugbana Oyet, 43, as the UK House of Common Serjeant at Arms.

Queen Elizabeth appoints Nigerian-born Ugbana Oyet as House of Common Serjeant at Arms

Queen Elizabeth II has appointed Nigerian-born Ugbana Oyet, 43, as the UK House of Common Serjeant at Arms.

UNIZIK dismisses embattled senior lecturer

The Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, has finally dismissed embattled senior lecturer in the Department of Pure and Industrial Chemistry, Faculty of Physical Sciences, Peter Ekemezie.
Barcelona are keen on signing Red Bull Salzburg youngster Karim Adeyemi but have a tough battle on their hands to do so.

Barcelona face fight to snap up Karim Adeyemi from Salzburg

Barcelona are keen on signing Red Bull Salzburg youngster Karim Adeyemi but have a tough battle on their hands to do so.
Abdullahi Umar Ganduje

Kano governor promises justice for kidnapped kids

Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State has promised to ensure that justice is done for the nine children and victims of kidnapping from the state.