• Three Civil Servants, Traffic Warden and Street Sweeper awarded with houses by Amosun

    Three Civil Servants, Traffic Warden and Street Sweeper awarded with houses by Amosun

    Three Civil Servants, Traffic Warden and Street Sweeper  in  Ogun State  were rewarded for their diligence and hard work  by Governor Ibikunle Amosun, on Monday.

    The civil servants are Wole Dosunmu and Alhaji Waheed Adesina, both of the Ministry of Information and Strategy and one Mr Sule Isiaka, who works at the Governor’s Office.

    The others who benefitted are a traffic warden officer, Folashade Adekoya and  a street sweeper whose name could not be ascertained at the time of giving this report.

    The governor […]

  • Civil servants in Cross River condemn governor for early payment of December salary

    Civil servants in Cross River condemn governor for early payment of December salary

    Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River state has come under fire from some civil servants in the state who condemned the decision to pay their December salary on the first day of the month.

    Reports gathered show that some civil servants had on December 1 received alerts for the month’s salary, as against the 25th of every month.

    It would be the second time that workers would be receiving salaries on the first day of the month as they had in May […]

  • Bayelsans are hungry, pay civil servants full salaries – Group tells Dickson

    Bayelsans are hungry, pay civil servants full salaries – Group tells Dickson

    A pressure group within the All Progressives Congress in Bayelsa, Integrity Group, has asked Governor Seriake Dickson to pay attention to the welfare of workers in the state.

    The Leader of the group, Mr. Christopher Abarowei in a statement entitled, ‘Singing in a Strange Land,’ lamented the plight of civil servants, saying they were suffering untold hardship.

    Abarowei noted that the inability of the government to pay full salaries in Bayelsa considered as a civil service state had increased the level of […]

  • Governor Dickson sacks civil servants on unapproved study leave

    Governor Dickson sacks civil servants on unapproved study leave

    It was gathered that the Governor of Bayelsa State, Seriake Dickson, has said that henceforth, his administration will strictly apply the public service rules in addressing issues affecting workers to ensure discipline and efficiency in the service.

    He has, therefore, directed the Secretary to the State Government and the Head of Service to liaise with the Civil Service Commission to ensure that all the names of staff in the public service currently on full-time study leave without approval be expunged from […]

  • Court remands civil servants over alleged N14.8m job fraud

    Court remands civil servants over alleged N14.8m job fraud

    A High Court of the Federal Capital Territory on Tuesday remanded two suspects, Grace Nwauzor and Okorie Otubaku, for allegedly defrauding job seekers of N14. 8 million.

    The suspects were arraigned on a 10-count charge, by the Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission, ICPC, for allegedly collecting money from job seekers between 2012 and 2013, and offering them non-existent jobs in government establishments.

    The ICPC said in a statement that Ms. Nwauzor, a Level 12 officer under Career Management Section […]

  • Governor Fayose offers laptops to Ekiti civil servants

    Governor Fayose offers laptops to Ekiti civil servants

    No less than four hundred (400) accounting officers in Ekiti State Civil Service have been allocated a laptop computer each by the State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, in order to improve the quality of service delivery in the state.

    During the presentation at the Government House in Ado Ekiti, the state’s capital, the civil servants commended the Governor for the kind gesture.

    Governor Fayose urged the officers to make effective use of the laptop computers to better the lot of the state.

    He also […]

  • Government announces 12.5% salary increment for civil servants

    Government announces 12.5% salary increment for civil servants

    According to reports, the Government of Ghana has announced a 12.5% increase in salary of all public sector workers across the country.

    According to the employment minister, Haruna Iddrisu, the decision was arrived at after a public sector joint negotiation committee meeting Tuesday, September 13.

    He also reiterated that the increment would take effect in January 2017.

    “I am happy to inform you that conclusively government together with its social partners namely Minister of Finance, leaders of Public Sector Workers Union, the Ghana […]

  • How civil servants defraud state with multiple ATM cards – Governor Shettima reveals

    How civil servants defraud state with multiple ATM cards – Governor Shettima reveals

    Borno State governor, Kashim Shettima, has revealed how senior civil servants in the state colluded with commercial banks to defraud the state with the use of fake bank accounts.

    The governor said the fraudulent workers mobilised people to pose as civil servants and open salary accounts.

    The respective ATM cards for the accounts were thereafter transferred to the top officials who used them for monthly withdrawals.

    “These crop of senior civil servants would own dozens of such ATMs with which they use to […]

  • We’ll deal with civil servants who steal government revenue – Obiano

    We’ll deal with civil servants who steal government revenue – Obiano

    Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State has threatened to deal ruthlessly with civil servants in the state, who allegedly connive with revenue agents to swindle the state of huge sums of money, thereby sabotaging government’s efforts to shore up the state’s Internally Generated Revenue, IGR.

    Addressing permanent secretaries and directors in the state civil service at the Governor’s Lodge in Awka, the governor regretted that the action was capable of making it difficult to pay workers their salaries as at when […]

  • Enugu approves retirement of 1,087 civil servants

    Enugu approves retirement of 1,087 civil servants

    The Enugu State Government said that it would compulsorily retire no fewer than 1,087 of its civil servants over cases of age-falsification and ill-health.

    The state Commissioner for Information, Dr Godwin Udeuhele, told newsmen on Thursday in Enugu, the state capital, that this was part of the outcome of the state executive council’s meeting.

    Udeuhele said that there were also proven cases of impersonation against some of the workers that would be relieved of their services.

    He said that the approval to retire […]

  • Governor Ugwuanyi presents keys of 100 one-bedroom apartments to civil servants

    Governor Ugwuanyi presents keys of 100 one-bedroom apartments to civil servants

    According to reports, Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State on Friday presented keys of 100 housing units of one bedroom apartment to 100 civil servants who won the houses through lottery.

    Ugwuanyi, who presented the keys to the winners at Elim Estate, Ugwogo, in Enugu East LGA, said the gesture was part of his commitment to improve the welfare of civil servants in the state.

    He said: “This is a very auspicious and historic occasion.

    “We are here to celebrate the goodness of […]