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Head of Civil Service of the Federation, Dr Folasade Yemi-Esan, whose appointment was confirmed last week by President Muhammadu Buhari, also reiterated her commitment to giving focal and priority attention to capacity building.

Nigerian government warns civil servants against flouting coronavirus guidelines

The Federal Government has warned federal civil servants against flouting the workplace guidelines put in place to flatten the curve of coronavirus pandemic in the country.
Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) and Chairman of the PTF on COVID-19, Mr Boss Mustapha, who raised the concern on Thursday during the daily press briefing by the task force in Abuja.

Nigerian government says churches, mosques can reopen

The Federal Government has announced relaxation of restriction on gatherings in places of worship imposed as part of the guidelines to curb the spread of COVID-19 in the country.
Lagos State Commissioner for Establishments, Training and Pensions, Mrs. Ajibola Ponnle, says Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu is committed on actualising the vision of making Lagos one of the top five African cities of choice to invest, live, work and recreate as a tourist destination.

Lagos partners bank to improve civil service

The Lagos State Government, in collaboration with Stanbic IBTC Holdings PLC, recently organised an online training programme for civil servants in the state.

Nigeria seeks safe health practices in workplace

The Federal Government has called for the adoption of safe practices in the workplace as preventive measures to reduce the risk of exposure to the coronavirus pandemic.
Lagos State Commissioner for Establishments, Training and Pensions, Mrs. Ajibola Ponnle, says Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu is committed on actualising the vision of making Lagos one of the top five African cities of choice to invest, live, work and recreate as a tourist destination.

Webinar: Lagos holds evolution series training for civil servants

The Lagos State Government has commenced another round of virtual training for its workforce with the theme “Evolution Series: A New Generation of Public Service”.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan (left) with the Senate Minority Whip, Senator Philip Tanimu Aduda, during the plenary on Tuesday, November 19, 2019. 3

Senate moves to end discrimination against women police

The Senate has commenced moves to put an end to discrimination against women in the Nigeria Police Force with Thursday’s consideration of the Police Act Amendment Bill, 2019.
Senator Tayo Alasoadura

Workplace hazard: Federal government urges adherence to Factory Act

The Minister of State, Labour and Employment, Senator Donald Alasoadura, has called for strict adherence to guidelines of the Factories Act to reduce risks and disasters in the workplace.
Ibukun Odusote

Permanent secretary urges workers to shun corrupt practices

Mrs Ibukun Odusote, the Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Labour and Employment, has urged civil servants to shun corrupt practices and other related offences in their work places.

Mistress drags lover’s wife to court, seeks restraining order

A Zimbabwean woman, Juliet Nyasha Mbofana, has dragged her lover’s wife, Winfilda Mpiyabo, to court for allegedly disturbing her peace.
Jeremy Corbyn

UK’s Labour Party to vote on anti-Semitism definitions

Britain's Labour Party is set to vote on the internationally-recognised definitions of anti-Semitism, following a protracted debate that has dogged the party and sparked criticism of the country's main opposition leader, Jeremy Corbyn.
Titilola Vivour-Adeniyi

Lagos begins campaign against sexual harassment in workplace

The Lagos State Government under the aegis of the Lagos State Domestic and Sexual Violence Response Team (DSVRT) has commenced its “Lagos Says No to Sexual Harassment in the Workplace”, in its effort to proactively address sexual harassment in the workplace.

Facebook opens new London HQ and plans 800 more UK jobs

Facebook opens its new London office on Monday and said it would add 800 more jobs in the capital next year, underlining its commitment to Britain as the country prepares for Brexit.

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Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, Director General of NCDC, disclosed this on Monday on Channels Television, Programme “Sunrise Daily”, while, speaking on COVID-19 pandemic in Nigeria.

NCDC rules out elderly, symptomatic coronavirus patients from home care

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has ruled out elderly patients and those with severe symptoms from home care treatment for COVID-19.
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Police order arrest of fake coronavirus taskforce in Anambra

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Presidency: Ibrahim Magu’s probe shows anti-corruption fight is real

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