FEC okays implementation of revised Public Service Rules

September 30, 2021 Abdullahi M. Gulloma 0

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) Wednesday approved the revised Public Service Rules (PSR) for implementation. Head of Civil Service of the Federation, Dr Folasade Yemi-Esan, disclosed this while briefing State House correspondents at the end of the weekly FEC meeting chaired by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo. She said the Public Service Rules was last amended in 2008, stressing that the Read More

Crisis looms in UNIOSUNTH over ‘selective promotion’

August 22, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

Crisis is presently looming in Osun State University Teaching Hospital (UNIOSUNTH), over purported plan by the state government to select some staffs of the hospital for promotion. The purported promotion, if effected, would  contravened the provision of civil service rules, Blueprint has gathered. Findings revealed that the affected workers who are junior staffs, have been wrongly upgraded in 2013 by Read More

CSOs calls for retirement of AGF, says tenure elongation illegal

July 12, 2021 Ayoni M. Agbabiaka 0

The New Era for Sustainable Leadership and Accountability Initiative (NESLAI), a group of 50 civil society organizations, has called for immediate removal of the Accountant General of the Federation (AGF) Ahmed Idris, who reached the mandatory retirement age in November 2020. NESLAI executive director, Edwin Olorunfemi, while addressing journalists in Abuja over the weekend, stated that extension of public servants Read More

As tenureship crisis trails headship of a federal institution…

May 6, 2021 Editorial IV 0

In fragrant disregard for laid down public service rule, head of a medical institution located in Plateau state still retains office despite serving out his tenure. MUHAMMAD TANKO SHITTU reports.  Public service rule stipulates punitive measures against erring officers. While this same rule provides interdiction of erring officers, the Ministry of Health has continued to retain embattled Dr Sunday Etukudor Read More

Nigerians’ quest for overseas studies

May 5, 2021 Blueprint 0

A new report published by the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace (CEIP), a global foreign-policy think tank, to the effect that a significant percentage of the £30 million contributed annually to the United Kingdom’s education sector by politicians in West Africa come from Nigeria is a cause for concern by the managers of Nigeria’s economy. The situation is not only Read More

Badaru orders investigation into alleged LG employment scam

May 3, 2021 Bayo Muhammad Alabira 0

Governor Mohammed Badaru Abubakar has directed immediate investigation into alleged employment scam carried out by a syndicate within the Jigawa state Local Government Service Commission. “I am aware of the syndicate as I am reliably informed of the scandal. I am assuring you that I will not spare anyone found culpable, no matter how highly placed he may be,” Governor Read More

Putting public service rule under trial

April 27, 2021 Editorial IV 0

In fragrant disregard for laid down public service rule, head of a medical institution in Plateau state is still sitting right in office despite overwhelming reasons he should vacate office. MUHAMMAD TANKO SHITTU reports.  Public service rule stipulates punitive measures on erring officers. While this same rule provides interdiction of erring officers, the Ministry of Health has continued to retain Read More