• Why I ordered directors to proceed on leave – Governor Aregbesola explains

    Why I ordered directors to proceed on leave – Governor Aregbesola explains

    Osun State Governor, Rauf Aregbesola, has explained that the compulsory annual leave he ordered for all the directors in the state’s public service was not meant to retrench them.

    Semiu Okanlawon, his media aide, in a statement said the directive was necessary in view of the constitutional right of every worker to benefit from leave annually as enshrined in civil service rules.

    Aregbesola said the compulsory annual leave was not meant to hurt or dehumanise any worker but to strengthen the laid […]

  • EFCC takes over judges’ probe, arrests insurance directors

    EFCC takes over judges’ probe, arrests insurance directors

    According to reports, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has taken over the investigation of allegations of corruption against some judges in the country from the Department of State Service.

    A top operative of the commission said on Saturday that the commission took over the investigation of the judges, who were raided by operatives of the DSS following a directive by the President that the EFCC should do a painstaking investigation into the allegation.

    Newsmen had quoted sources in the Presidency as […]

  • Buhari approves new board of directors for Niger Delta Power

    Buhari approves new board of directors for Niger Delta Power

    President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the constitution of a new board of directors for the Niger Delta Power Holdings Company of Nigeria (NDPHC).

    Deputy Governor of Bayelsa, Gboribioga Jonah, announced this on Thursday in Abuja while briefing State House Correspondents at the end of the National Economic Council (NEC) meeting presided by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo.

    “The NEC discussed the reconstitution of the board of the NDPHC. The board has been approved by the President and will take effect in due course,’’ […]