Patrick Dele Cole: A significant brilliance
Patrick Dele Cole (PDC) who clocked 80 on August 4, 2020, is well known for his exploits in the academia, public service, politics, diplomacy, and business. But not many have credited him
NCC demands transparency for enhanced copyright enforcement
Operatives of Nigerian Copyright Commission (NCC) have been charged to uphold the Public Service ethics of transparency, accountability, integrity and professionalism for proactive service delivery
Saving public service from culture of wrong practices
As I observed in 2013 and recorded in RGGN (2015), the VIP/Protocol lounges of our airports during the Jonathan administration were adorned with 24x30 inches gallery-sized pictures
Unhinging public service from culture of making wrong practices the norm
In the absence of the driver’s seat platforms of my previous public service reform leadership positions, having retired from the civil service, invitations to serve as facilitator at cabinet retreats or high-level workshops...
‘Fintiri is redefining approach to public service’
One thing most aides to Governor Ahmadu Fintri have not failed to notice is the governor’s resilience and style of leadership. The workaholic governor has in the past
Taking politics too far
Recent happenings in the polity have reminded us that there seems to be a mix-up when it comes to playing politics and public service. They are not the same thing.
Inter-generational conversation on future of the public service
At a public function organized by the government a few years ago, there was a chanced meeting between a former public servant who had been a part of the Golden age of the public service in the immediate post-independence period and a new public servant who came in at the point of the democratic turn in Nigeria.
‘Efficient public service delivery key to Lagos economic prosperity’
Lagos State Public Service Club has maintained that efficient public service delivery is critical to boosting the economic prosperity of the state. The president of the club, Oluremi Ajenifunja, at the unveiling the 40th-anniversary logo and other activities, urged civil servants to be committed to serving the residents.
Delta official offers panacea to bureaucratic bottlenecks in public service
The Director-General of Warri, Uvwie, and Environs Special Area Development Agency (WUEDA), Comrade Ovuozourie Macaulay, has listed determination and diligence as a panacea to the bureaucratic bottlenecks in the nation’s public service.
Restoring the Pride of the Public Service in Nigeria - Part 2
In this sense, therefore, it becomes imperative for the public service to then differentiate between its core and non-core functions. This distinction becomes necessary because the public service cannot afford to be saddled with things which could ordinarily be outsourced.