Tag: Ghost workers

Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 5, 2017

6,280 ghost workers discovered in Enugu to face ICPC probe

About 6,280 ghost workers and pensioners have been identified by the Local Government Staff and Pensioner Audit Committee set up ...

AzeezJuly 12, 2017

How civil servant created 38 bank accounts for ghost workers – ICPC

The Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission (ICPC) has said it would arraign a civil servant and some ...

AzeezJanuary 3, 2017

Govt, employers to be blamed for ghost workers’ syndrome – NLC

The Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) has said the menace of ghost workers in the public service was the fault of ...

ToluDecember 31, 2016

35 Russian diplomats, 1240 Boko Haram suspects | The 5 numbers that mattered this week

1,240 – The number of suspected Boko Haram terrorists arrested by the Nigerian Army in a mop-up operation carried out ...

Oludolapo AdelanaOctober 28, 2016

Finance ministry saves N23bn monthly, uncovers 33,000 ghost workers

The ministry of finance says it has uncovered a total of 33,000 ghost workers in the payroll of the Federal ...

Oludolapo AdelanaOctober 6, 2016

Cross River uncovers N650m ghost workers’ scam

The Cross River State Government has uncovered about N650 million from 3,000 ghost workers for the months of June and July, ...

AzeezSeptember 5, 2016

40,000 ghost workers receive N8bn monthly salary – Presidency

The Senior Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to the President, Garba Shehu on Monday said the Muhammadu Buhari administration ...

Isime EseneAugust 7, 2016

Olusegun Adeniyi: When the ghosts go marching on

Because I know my readers very well, the expectation would most likely be that today, I will go after the ...

AzeezAugust 2, 2016

FG owes retired civil servants N293bn, begins probe of ghost workers

Retired federal civil servants are being owed N293bn by the Federal Government, the Head of Service of the Federation, Winifred ...

Adebayo EmuleomoJuly 31, 2016

213bn,12,915… | The 5 numbers that mattered this week

12, 915 The number of ghost workers discovered on the payrolls of 23 local governments in Sokoto N218.7 million The ...

AzeezJuly 28, 2016

Sokoto State uncovers 12,915 ghost workers on its payroll

The Sokoto State Government on Thursday announced the discovery of 12,915 ‘ghost workers,’ on the payrolls of the 23 local government ...

AzeezJuly 18, 2016

FG sends names of suspected ghost workers to EFCC

Following the discovery of ‘ghost’ workers in government MDAs, the list of those suspected to be involved has been sent ...

Mazi EmekaJuly 6, 2016

Over 9,720 ghost workers found on Kogi state payroll

More than 9,720 ghost workers have been discovered in the payroll of Kogi state government, says a committee on staff ...

Adebayo EmuleomoMay 25, 2016

They have found 43,000 ghosts in Nigeria’s security agencies

According to the Head of the Continuous Audit team of the Federal Government, Mohammed Dikwa, about 43,000 ghost workers have ...

Adebayo EmuleomoApril 12, 2016

7,629 ‘ghost workers’ discovered in Kano state

The Kano State Government, on Tuesday, announced the discovery of 7,629 ghost workers during the course of the ongoing biometrics ...

Janeth JMarch 14, 2016

‘It’s unfair for Nigerians to judge us in just 9 months’ – APC Governor

Bauchi State governor, Mohammed Abubakar, has advised Nigerians not to expect magic from the the All Progressives Congress (APC) government, ...

Kolapo OlapojuMarch 10, 2016

11,000 ‘potential ghost workers’ discovered on FG payroll

The Federal Government has uncovered 11,000 ghost workers on its payroll in its second batch of staff audit. This new ...

Janeth JFebruary 29, 2016

THE YNAIJA TRACKLIST: ‘Trump has mafia ties’ | Buhari orders investigation into Benue killings | More stories

Saraki says he only has one official car, Innoson vehicle. Leadership EFCC sends Interpol to track down Moro’s accomplice, Mahmood ...

Mazi EmekaFebruary 12, 2016

How we discovered 23,000 ghost workers in civil service – Finance Minister

The Nigerian senate, on Thursday, announced its endorsement of the Ministry of Finance’s decision to prosecute civil servants found guilty ...

Kolapo OlapojuFebruary 5, 2016

Salary payment scam: 23,306 ghost workers discovered on FG payroll [DETAILS]

About 23,306 names ghost workers have been discovered to be on the payroll of the Federal Government of Nigeria, in ...

Kolapo OlapojuMarch 2, 2015

We’ve exposed 45,000 ghost workers in the Finance Ministry – ICPC claims

by James Sambo The Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission has revealed that it has so far uncovered 45,000 ...

March 10, 2013

Simon Kolawole: Is poverty really behind terrorism?

by Simon Kolawole   Religious extremism is neither a class nor an economic issue. It is a mentality issue. You ...

February 18, 2013

Opinion: How Okonjo-Iweala discovered 45,000 ghost workers

by Eze Onyekpere Who benefits from this reluctance to roll-out the reforms across all the MDAs? Definitely, it is not ...

July 30, 2012

Zamfara gov., House set to clash over planned mass sack

by Isi Esene The Zamfara State House of Assembly has vowed to resist any attempt by the executive arm of ...

May 19, 2012

Welcome the ghostbusters: New payroll system reveals N14billion paid to ghost workers

by Lekan Olanrewaju In a bit of an ironic twist – it has been revealed that the government, which recently faced ...

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