• Finance Ministry uncovers 33,000 ghost workers

    Finance Ministry uncovers 33,000 ghost workers

    Finance Minister Kemi Adeosun has said the ministry has succeeded in reducing Federal Government’s monthly wage bill from N165bn to N142bn by eliminating 33,000 ghost workers.

    Adeosun, represented by the Head of the Efficiency Unit at the Ministry, Mrs. Patience Oniha, at the 2016 Fiscal Liquidity Assessment Committee Retreat, said the ministry had discovered that it could also save money by reviewing government’s procurement processes.

    She said that through the Efficiency Unit, the ministry had succeeded in negotiating huge discounts for government […]

  • 24-year-old driver diverts 33,000 litres of diesel, sets tanker on fire

    24-year-old driver diverts 33,000 litres of diesel, sets tanker on fire

    A 24-year-old tanker driver who diverted his employer’s loaded diesel and set the tanker ablaze on Abuja-Lokoja road is now telling the police what led him to the illegal deal.

    Osas Uwagie of Edo state origin and a tanker driver with a Lagos based oil and gas company regretted that bad company and poverty led him to sell off 33,000 litres of diesel belonging to his employers.

    Osas was driving en-route to Abuja to supply the said diesel when he diverted the […]