Tag: Civil service

AzeezNovember 30, 2017

Maina was never reinstated into the civil service – Oyo-Ita

Head of Service, Winifred Oyo-Ita has said wanted former chairman of the Presidential Task Force on Pension Reforms (PTFP), Abdulrasheed Maina ...

AzeezNovember 6, 2017

I am not aware if Buhari ordered Maina’s reinstatement – Femi Adesina

Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina has said he does not know if President Muhammadu ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 28, 2017

Farooq Kperogi: How about the Other “Mainas” in Buhari’s Government?

by Farooq Kperogi President Muhammadu Buhari is infamously impervious to, and even contemptuous of, public opinion. That’s why his order ...

Oludolapo AdelanaOctober 23, 2017

YNaija Says: Buhari sacking Maina is medicine after death

On Monday, President Muhammadu Buhari ordered the disengagement of the former chairman of the defunct Presidential Task Force on Pension Reforms, Abdulrasheed ...

ItunuoluwaJuly 14, 2017

[The Alausa Blog]: 41 Lagos employees bow out of Public Service

Forty-One (41) employees of the Lagos State Ministry of Special Duties and Inter-Governmental Relations, Thursday gloriously bowed out of the ...

Op-ed EditorJanuary 26, 2017

Dr Joe Abah: Africa’s problem is planning, not implementation

by Dr. Joe Abah   Success depends upon previous preparation, and without such preparation there is sure to be failure” ...

RoqeebahJanuary 15, 2017

We have your receipts: Governor Fayose what do you have to say now?

Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State, the Critic-in-Chief of all constituted authority except Governor Wike  now has a dead civil ...

Op-ed EditorDecember 20, 2016

Joel Ighosa Ighalo: The public servants who do not care [NEXT]

by Joel Ighosa Ighalo I’ve always wanted to talk about the nonchalance of public service workers, what you may call their ...

RoqeebahNovember 29, 2016

Senator Ben Murray-Bruce is making sense again

Senator Benedict Murray-Bruce is everyone’s favourite legislator who just wants to make common sense. No he’s not? Okay then. Senator ...

Op-ed EditorNovember 21, 2016

Opinion: Governor Ugwuanyi and Enugu workers

by Ugochukwu Ejinkeonye Enugu State Governor, Mr. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, has enjoyed a rather impressive portrayal in the media since he ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 31, 2016

Cheta Nwanze: Work incentives

by Cheta Nwanze During my recent waka, I got to a civil service establishment in a South-South state to administer ...

ToluOctober 22, 2016

Eye on Ambode: Woman gets instant employment, Lagos students get bursary award and more

We’re back with the Eye on Ambode series and as usual, we will be taking you through some of the ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 12, 2016

Nigerian Customs: There’s so much hypocrisy at our borders

Baba Oni Gas (@manmustwack) has obviously had it up to here with the Nigerian Customs. He poured his heart out about ...

Oludolapo AdelanaAugust 5, 2016

Civil servants will enjoy working for government – Ngige

The Honourable Minister of Labour and Employment, Sen. Chris Ngige has assured Federal Civil Servants that Staff welfare and improved ...

Oludolapo AdelanaAugust 3, 2016

Ambode inaugurates new permanent secretaries (PHOTOS)

Lagos state governor, Akinwunmi Ambode on Wednesday inaugurated new permanent secretaries into the state civil service. During the inauguration which ...

Op-Ed EditorJune 15, 2016

Opinion: Labour unions and economic reforms in Nigeria

The history of labour unions in Nigeria dates back to 1912 when the Nigeria Civil Service Union, NCSU, was formed. ...

Adebayo EmuleomoMay 2, 2016

Doyin Okupe says Governors must sack workers they can’t afford to pay

Doyin Okupe has given the most unexpected advice to state governors who cannot afford to pay workers’ salaries. The former ...

Op-Ed EditorFebruary 14, 2016

#HistoryClass with Cheta Nwanze: What really, is Murtala Mohammed’s legacy?

“Also with immediate effect, all the present Military Governors, and the Administrator of East Central State, have been relieved of ...

Adebayo EmuleomoJanuary 5, 2016

Ebonyi state workers to get January salary in a few days

In keeping with his promise to accord priority to the welfare of workers, the Ebonyi State Governor, Chief David Umahi, ...

Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 8, 2015

Buhari says civil servants are corrupt and inefficient

President Muhammadu Buhari has described Nigeria’s civil service, as being corrupt and inefficient. Buhari stated this on Monday in Abuja at ...

October 30, 2013

Opinion: Nigeria’s civil service and silos of corruption

by Bamidele Ademola-Olateju In our public service, certain species of corruption have gone mainstream and have become normalized, no where ...

August 19, 2013

No jeans, no T-shirts, no more: Benue workers get dress code

by ‘Jola Sotubo In a new development in the Nigerian civil service, employees of the Benue State government are now ...

August 14, 2013

Opinion: Fashola and the hypocrisy of Ndigbo

by C. Don Adinuba A man who introduced himself as a professor from Nnewi called me on the phone on ...

February 24, 2013

Tunde Fagbenle: We’ve got a long way to go!

by Tunde Fagbenle All over the place, both in public and private offices, the attitude to work is so sickeningly ...

February 7, 2013

Olusegun Adeniyi: Public service in private interest

by Olusegun Adeniyi   The public service is the engine for any government and that explains why in most countries, ...

December 7, 2012

Opinion: This is what Sanusi should have said…

by Ayo Olukotun   Lamido Sanusi, the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, is noticeably extroverted and loquacious. A ...

December 6, 2012

Opinion: Just before we crucify Sanusi…

by Simeon Christian Chukwu Barely a few hours after the Central Bank of Nigeria Governor, Lamido Sanusi, made his unpopular ...

December 4, 2012

That sh-t’s expensive: Civil service commission renovates 26 toilets with N28million

The Senate, yesterday, described as ridiculous a total sum of N28 million spent this year by the Federal Civil Service ...

December 4, 2012

That sh-t’s expensive: Civil service commission renovates 26 toilets with N28million

The Senate, yesterday, described as ridiculous a total sum of N28 million spent this year by the Federal Civil Service ...

November 28, 2012

“Stop irresponsible spending” – Sanusi tells FG to sack 50 per cent of civil servants, remove fuel subsidy

by Isi Esene Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), yesterday called on the Federal Government ...

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