National Assembly without service commission board
A report the other day about the non-constitution of the National Assembly Service Commission Board, which is said to be causing some disquiet at the National Assembly, is a yet another story of how Abuja has become a sad story of executive and legislative procrastination. This is not inspiring. According to the report, the lawmaking…
BuhariWatch: ‘A period of consequences’ - Part 1
The title of this piece is taken from a speech in the House of Commons in late 1936 in which Winston Churchill, the then British Prime Minister warned: “The era of procrastination...
Civil servants threaten industrial action over cancellation of promotion interview
The Association of Senior Civil Servants of Nigeria (ASCSN) has flayed the Federal Government over cancellation of promotion interview organised...
Three years of excuses, 19 years of anomie
We are here again to read from the Book of Lamentation. Yes, Lamentation over three years of the Buhari administration and then 19 uninterrupted years of democracy in the federal republic the Nigerian army political wing gave us in 1999.
Civil service and the future of public administration - Part 2
The civil service commission has four-fold objectives: (a) To appoint qualified candidates to man the different Ministries/Extra-Ministerial Departments...
Over 400 deputy directors petition Buhari, National Assembly, over alleged promotion denial
No fewer that 400 serving deputy directors in the Federal Civil Service have petitioned the presidency and the National Assembly alleging denial of promotions to the next rank.
Ripples in presidency over delayed AGF appointment
Delay in appointing the next Auditor General of the Federation (AGF) might be causing ripples at the presidency.
Applicants for federal jobs decry poor access to website
Many applicants for the recently published vacancies in government ministries by the Federal Civil Service Commission (FCSC) are experiencing difficulties accessing the website created for the recruitment.