• Ekiti to decentralise payment of workers’ salaries

    Ekiti to decentralise payment of workers’ salaries

    Ekiti State Government on Sunday says it will soon abolish the centralised payment of workers’ salaries in the state.

    This is contained in a statement by Mr. Idowu Adelusi, the Chief Press Secretary to Gov. Ayodele Fayose, released in Ado Ekiti.

    According to the statement, the new order will eliminate fraud but accelerate disbursement of salaries to workers as and when approved.

    It stated that the local governments would now pay their staff when the new arrangement comes into effect.

    The statement directed the […]

  • Zenith Bank allegedly slashes workers’ salaries by 30%

    Zenith Bank allegedly slashes workers’ salaries by 30%

    Zenith Bank Plc, Nigerian’s largest bank with current shareholder base and the biggest tier1 Bank has slashed its worker’s salaries by 30% despite declaring huge profit at last financial report.

    A staff who did not want his name mentioned told Newsmen that he and others woke up on August 24, 2016, the date that salaries for the month were to be paid, to notice a cut in the wages without prior notice to that effect, with some senior staff getting as […]

  • Protesters storm APC secretariat over unpaid Bauchi workers’ salaries

    Protesters storm APC secretariat over unpaid Bauchi workers’ salaries

    Protesters for and against Muhammad Abubakar, governor of Bauchi State, clashed at the All Progressives Congress (APC) national secretariat on yesterday.

    The protesters against the governor are believed to be for the caucus led by Yakubu Dogara, speaker of the House of Representatives and the state assembly.

    On Friday, the speaker and other Bauchi federal lawmakers comprising both the upper and lower chambers of the National Assembly had petitioned Chief John  Odigie Oyegun, national chairman, over the inability of the governor to […]

  • Inherited Debts Responsible For Non Payment of Workers’ Salaries – Fayose

    Inherited Debts Responsible For Non Payment of Workers’ Salaries – Fayose

    The Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has said the huge debt profile inherited from the immediate past administration which took N25 billion bonds from the Capital Market and also took N31 billion commercial loans, is responsible for the poor financial condition of the state and the challenges faced in the payment of workers’ salaries.

    Fayose, who stated this while reacting to the no-shift-ground stance of the striking workers of the state, said about N1.2 billion is being deducted monthly from the […]

  • We did not divert bailout funds for workers’ salaries – Osun Govt

    We did not divert bailout funds for workers’ salaries – Osun Govt

    The Osun Government has denied allegations of diversion of N34.99 billion bailout fund it received from the Federal Government to pay workers’ salaries.

    The information was contained in a statement issued by Semiu Okanlawon, the media aide to Governor Rauf Aregbesola, in Osogbo on Sunday.

    The government said the Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) did not indict it over the disbursement of the fund.

    It said the fact that ICPC was investigating claims that workers in the state received […]