• I don’t need more than 200 workers in Imo Civil Service – Governor Okorocha

    I don’t need more than 200 workers in Imo Civil Service – Governor Okorocha

    Rochas Okorocha, governor of Imo State, has declared that he does not need more than 200 workers in his state civil service.

    In an interview in Owerri, Okorocha said that the gargantuan wage bill of the state amounts to shortchanging generations unborn.

    He said he would prefer to engage more people in the productive sectors of the economy like agriculture rather than maintain a bloated civil service.

    “I don’t need more than 200 workers at the civil service of Imo State but I […]

  • Diamond Bank sacks 200 workers

    Diamond Bank sacks 200 workers

    Diamond Bank Plc has fired 200 members of its workforce as the economic challenges affecting the country continue to batter the financial services industry.

    This is coming two months after the bank announced that its profit before tax for the first quarter of this year fell to N6.04bn from the N7.94bn it recorded in the first quarter of 2015.

    The slowdown in the economy has fuelled a high non-performing loan rate in the banking system, causing banks to record sharp decline in […]