• Kwara State Uncovers 8,863 Ghost Workers

    Kwara State Uncovers 8,863 Ghost Workers

    Kwara State Personnel Database Development committee says it has uncovered a total of 8,863 suspected ghost personnel on the payroll of both the state and local governments.

    The alternate Chairman of the Committee, Alhaji Isiaka Gold, made this disclosure on Monday while submitting the Committee’s report to the State Governor, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed at the Government House, Ilorin.

    He said the 8, 863 personnel could not be verified in the just concluded staff biometric verification exercise, noting that the development could potentially […]

  • How UMTH director, accountant diverted N148m to ghost workers – witness tells court

    How UMTH director, accountant diverted N148m to ghost workers – witness tells court

    A Prosecution witness in the trial of Mahmud Deji Sambo and Bukar Musti, both former staff of the Department of Finance and Accounts, University of Maiduguri Teaching Hospital (UMTH), has told Justice M. T. Salihu of the Federal High Court sitting in Maiduguri, Borno State, that the accused persons diverted N148 million from the coffers of UMTH using names of non-existent workers as conduit pipes.

    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) are prosecuting Sambo and Musti, who are former Assistant […]

  • Jonathan awarded ghost projects, says Presidency

    Jonathan awarded ghost projects, says Presidency

    It was gathered that the presidency has said the administration of former President Goodluck Jonathan awarded projects on paper without allocating a single kobo for its take off.

    The senior special assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, who stated this in an interview program on Express Radio in Kano on Tuesday, said a number of projects existing on paper are now being activated, citing the Kano-Katsina dual road project as an example of what he called “deceitful […]

  • Tourists in Complete Shock as the Face of a ‘Ghost’ Appears Inside their Group Photograph (Photo)

    Tourists in Complete Shock as the Face of a ‘Ghost’ Appears Inside their Group Photograph (Photo)

    In what will come across as a really shocking development, a ghost has photo-bombed a group snap taking by several tourists.

    A group of tourists have been left terrified recently.

    The tourists who also happened to be ghost hunters, were left terrified when a photo-bombing phantom joined them for the team photo as they explored a haunted hospital.

    The 32-strong crew were searching the abandoned Newsham Park Hospital in Liverpool, Merseyside, when the eerie face of a woman was captured.

    Team leader Phil Barron, […]

  • 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 […]

  • SHOCKING!! Ghost Allegedly Slaps 4 Prostitutes To Death In Abia State (Photo)

    SHOCKING!! Ghost Allegedly Slaps 4 Prostitutes To Death In Abia State (Photo)

    Four prostitutes and two male clients have dropped dead at a brothel in Abia State after they were allegedly slapped by a ghost.

    A shocking incident has left about 4 prostitutes dead after they were reportedly slapped by a ghost.

    The incident which took place at a brothel called 50-50 along Uyo Street in Umuahia, Abia State also left two people unconscious.

    According to Abia Facts Newspaper, this is not the first time stories of such incident involving a ghost is happening at […]

  • Kogi loses N180m to ghost workers

    Kogi loses N180m to ghost workers

    Special Adviser to Kogi State governor on Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Alhaji Abdulmalik Ohere, has revealed that the state loses over N180m monthly to ghost workers in the education sector alone.

    Ohere disclosed this when the State House of Assembly Committee on Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs paid him a familiarisation visit in Lokoja.

    The Special Adviser told the legislators that the present administration’s fight against ghost workers was on course and everything possible would be deployed to ensure that the […]

  • FG discovers 43,000 ghost workers, saves 50bn through audit of security agencies payroll

    FG discovers 43,000 ghost workers, saves 50bn through audit of security agencies payroll

    The Head of the Continuous Audit team of the Federal Government, Mr Mohammed Dikwa, on Tuesday said N50 billion was saved so far through the audit of security agencies payroll. Dikwa said this in Abuja at a meeting between the Continuous Audit team, Minister of Finance and Heads of Para-Military agencies to discuss ways to clean up the payroll of the security agencies.

    The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) recalls that President Mohammadu Buhari had set up the Continuous Audit team […]