• Senate summons Federal Civil Service boss over alleged secret employment

    Senate summons Federal Civil Service boss over alleged secret employment

    It was gathered that the Senate on Wednesday invited the Chairman, Federal Civil Service Commission (FCSC), Mrs Joan Ayo, to brief it over increasing allegations of secret employment by Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) in the country.

    The upper chamber said that it is worried over the unending allegations that MDAs were clandestinely carrying out employments without due process.

    Senate Committee on Federal Character and Inter-Governmental Affairs said that the decision to invite the FCSC boss was taken after its oversight visit […]

  • Osun Assembly approves Aregbesola’s nominee as Civil Service Commission’s commissioner

    Osun Assembly approves Aregbesola’s nominee as Civil Service Commission’s commissioner

    It was gathered that the Osun State House of Assembly has approved Gov. Rauf Aregbesola’s nominee, Mr Adebowale Asaolu, as Commissioner 1 in the State Civil Service Commission.

    Governor had written a letter to the Assembly for approval of Asaolu to replace the late Robert Adebiyi, a former commissioner with the commission.

    The letter was read at the assembly’s plenary by the Speaker, Mr Najeem Salaam. The motion for the approval of the nominee was moved by the leader of the house, […]

  • FG begins digitalisation of federal civil service

    FG begins digitalisation of federal civil service

    The Federal Government has begun the digitisation of Federal Civil Service, which will soon link all the federal ministries, departments and agencies (MDAs) under a common platform.

    The Minister of Communications, Abdulraheem Adebayo Shittu, disclosed this yesterday in Abuja at the commissioning of the Infrastructure for Human Resources Management Information System (HRMIS), Digital Service Centre Knowledge Acquisition Venue (KAV) in the Office of the Head of Service of the Federation (HoSF).

    Shittu explained that the reason for the digitalisation, is to reduce […]

  • Edo to recruit 10,000 teachers into civil service, says SUBEB

    Edo to recruit 10,000 teachers into civil service, says SUBEB

    Over 10,000 teachers will soon be recruited into the services of the Edo State Government to address the paucity of teachers in some local government areas of the state, Prince Stephen Alao, chairman of the state Universal Basic Education, SUBEB, has said.

    The SUBEB boss, who disclosed this yesterday, said that contracts were currently being awarded for the construction of more schools in the state, adding that over N500 million had been paid to various contractors with a view to facilitate […]

  • 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 […]