‘Varsities must constructively criticise government activities’
In order to consolidate the nation’s democracy, it is imperative for the ivory tower to return to the path of being constructively critical of the performance of government, Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha has said. Mustapha who was the guest speaker at a lecture organised by the Department of History and International Studies, Babcock…
Leaders extol Jonathan’s virtues at book launch
Former President Goodluck Jonathan was the subject of a flurry of encomiums in Abuja yesterday. The event was the launch of his book, My Transition Hours.
Government convenes conciliatory meeting over minimum wage crisis
The Federal Government has convened a conciliatory meeting with labour leaders and other major stakeholders to resolve the minimum wage impasse and avert the looming strike.
Senior civil servants condemn SGF’s statement on boards’ executives
The Association of Senior Civil Servants of Nigeria (ASCSN) has condemned the recent pronouncement by the Secretary to Government of the Federation...
1000 civil servants to benefit from Huawei’s ICT training
The Federal Government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Huawei to kick-start the second phase of the Information Communication technology...
No board has power to sack CEOs of agencies, parastatals, SGF says
The Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Mr Boss Mustapha, has warned chairmen of boards of parastatal agencies not to interfere in the administration of the companies. Mustapha gave the warning at the induction of board members of some parastatal agencies, including federal universities and medical centres on Monday in Abuja. He said…
Government plans new security architecture as sea crimes persist
This might definitely not be the best of time for Nigeria’s maritime industry as the spate of piracy on the Gulf of Guinea continues to pose threat to national earnings from seaborne trade.
Buhari receives compendium of achievements
President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday received a 1042-page document of his administration’s achievements from the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha.
BPP begins 2018 procurement conversion training
The Bureau of Public Procurement (BPP) has commenced the 2018, edition of procurement officers’ conversion training for cadre in parastatals, institutions, commissions and agencies of the government. The training is aimed at increasing the knowledge and understanding of participants of the provisions of the Public Procurement Act 2007 to further build and develop capacity…