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Wednesday, 22 February 2017 15:31

The civil servant in recession and inflation

One is put at the gage trying to comprehend how civil servants are coping up with life under recession and high inflation. Today, there are public servants whose monthly salaries are less than N25,000. That is US$50 if a dollar is equated to N500. This is not to talk of the state government workers who get far less than that. One is, therefore
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Rivers State Governor, Mr. Eebuwon Nyesom Wike, has threatened to withhold the salaries of civil servants in the state. Wike, who issued the threat on Thursday, according to a statement by Simeon Nwakaudu, Special Assistant to the Rivers State Governor, Electronic Media, said that only civil servants with proven Bank Verification Numbers, BVN
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…  5,000 promoted About 2,000 persons will soon be off the jobless market as the Rivers State Government, in its drive towards creating a solid economic base for indigenes and residents, has commissioned the new round of recruitment. This will come right on the heels of ongoing promotion exercise that will see about 5,000 civil servants climb
Published in News Update
Tuesday, 06 May 2014 08:17

Housing the Nigerian worker in Abuja

It was on page 101 of Thisday newspaper of Sunday, April 13, 2014 that I saw an advertisement titled: “OWN A HOUSE WITH YOUR RENT” published by the Federal Government of Nigeria (FGN) through the Ministry of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) in collaboration with the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) and the Trade Union Congress (TUC). On inquiry
Published in Opinion
BAFTA winner and Oscar nominee, Chiwetel Ejiofor, is set to storm Nigeria for the premiere of Half of a Yellow Sun, which was shot for the most part of last year.The Nigerian premiere of the movie is set to hold on April 12, 2014, while its nationwide cinema release is slated from April 25, 2014.A pre-screening was held in Lagos two weeks
Published in Fashion & Style
Nigeria is burdened by so many issues – political, social and, of course, economic. The first two, arguably, determine the third. Consequently, it becomes necessary to discuss these determinants, since the effect of the third remains the most glaring and pervasive. To articulate these for us, we got Sheikh Abdul-Rahman Ahmed, a spiritual leader
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