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24 Oct 2019
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.
24 Oct 2019
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.
22 Oct 2019
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.
10 Sep 2019
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.
9 Sep 2019
The public service anywhere is the key institution that guarantees the legitimacy of government. The simple reason for this is that it is an amalgam of structures, processes and procedures...
30 Aug 2019
The trending issue in Imo State is the supremacy battle between incumbent governor, Emeka Ihedioha, and his predecessor, Rochas Okorocha. The battle has divided the indigenes along those for and against the combatants and it is said to be creating fear and tension among residents...
18 Aug 2019
A new approach to governance beckoned recently when Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State inaugurated 12 sectoral adhoc committees on public service reform. The committees made up of tested technocrats drawn from various backgrounds were charged to review the policies
1 May 2019
Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State on Wednesday commended labour unions for their understanding and cooperation in the last four years, which ensured that the state did not witness any industrial action. Ambode gave the commendation at the May Day Rally, held at the Agege Stadium, Lagos, with the theme, “Another 100 Years of Jobs,…
3 Jan 2019
The administration of Brazil's new President Jair Bolsonaro said Thursday it is starting a purge of government contractors to get rid of those who don't share its far-right ideology. The government "will clean the house," chief of staff Onyx Lorenzoni told a news conference after the first cabinet meeting with Bolsonaro, who took office this…
11 Dec 2018
Head of Service of the Federation, Mrs. Winifred Oyo-Ita has said yesterday’s launch of the Public Service Learning Management System (PSLMS) in Abuja is an initiative for efficient public service delivery in the country. She also described the capacity building system, which is aimed at improving the skills and competency database of the Federal Government.…
5 Oct 2018
After five years of protracted legal battle between the Federal Government and Yushau Shuaib, chief information officer at the Federal Ministry of Information and Culture, the Federal Government the other day obeyed the National Industrial Court order to reinstate the embattled civil servant who was prematurely retired from the civil service for writing a critical…
17 Jan 2018
Universally, public service is the institution that drives activities of government. It operates with professionals and non- professionals from whom it demands a special aptitude, training, language, discipline and culture. It is the major instrument used by government to implement its policies, programmes and plans. No wonder many refer to it as the engine room…


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The much-anticipated sex crimes trial of Ghislaine Maxwell, the British socialite charged with grooming underage girls for late financier Jeffrey Epstein, is set to begin Monday before a packed federal courthouse in Manhattan.
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The former Speaker, House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has highlighted the critical steps that the Nation must take to end the security challenges facing the country. Dogara said that the electoral system should be rejigged to ensure the emergence of credible leaders. Dogara who was a keynote speaker at House of Justice Annual Summit in…
28 mins ago
JAMB says it has taken over the collection of the N700 registration fee for the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME), from 2022.
36 mins ago
Fiji will deploy 50 troops to an Australian-led peacekeeping force in the Solomon Islands following anti-government rioting that razed parts of the capital Honiara, Prime Minister Frank Bainimarama said Monday.
1 hour ago
Clorets, in collaboration with Jobberman Nigeria, rolled out a three-month mentorship programme for undergraduates, fresh graduates and young professionals to showcase the importance of mentorship and guide aspiring professionals in their respective career paths. L-R: Esther Okonmah, Deborah Ajayi, Temi Pikuda, Justice Ukpong, and Rosemary Meziem. The Mentorship Programme was divided into five categories -…