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RMFAC Set To Reduce Salaries of Political Office Holders

RMFAC Set To Reduce Salaries of Political Office Holders

The Revenue Mobilisation Allocation and Fiscal Commission has set in motion the process for the downward review of the existing salaries and allowances of political, public and judicial office holders in Nigeria. Elias Mbam, chairman of the organisation, on Wednesday inaugurated the committee charged with the responsibility of reviewing the Remuneration Act 2008. The Remuneration

Ambode Comes On Board

Akinwunmi Ambode, governor, Lagos State, has reiterated his readiness to operate an open government. The governor, who said this shortly after he was sworn-in by Funmilayo Atilade, Chief Judge of Lagos State, at the Tafawa Balewa Square, Lagos, May 29, 2015, as the 14th governor of the state, also promised all residents of the state

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Borno Declares Public Holiday for Buhari’s Rally

Borno State Government has declared Monday, February 16, as a work-free day for the presidential campaign rally of Muhammadu Buhari, the All Progressives Congress, APC candidate. This was disclosed by Ahmed Jidda, the Secretary to the State Government, in Maiduguri on Sunday, February 15. Jidda said the gesture was to enable residents to welcome Buhari

Osun Government Seeks Patience from Workers

Sunday Owoeye, Osun State Head of Service, on Thursday, appealed to members of the Colleges of Education Academic Staff Union, COEASU, to exercise patience over the issue of their contributory pension and other related matters. While reacting to reports of the press conference held by the union on Wednesday, Owoeye stressed that workers need to

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LASU Students and Lecturers Call for Resignation of VC

Protesting lecturers and students of the Lagos State University, LASU, on January 28 stormed the Lagos State House of Assembly calling for the resignation of John Obafunwa, the University’s Vice Chancellor. Ajibayo Adeyeye, leader of the House who came to address the aggrieved students and lecturers was snubbed and embarrassed. The students said the House

Haiti To Swear In New Government

Haiti’s president, Michel Martelly has announced the formation of a new government in the midst of renewed protests calling for his resignation. The president, who made the announcement on his Facebook page, listed 18 new ministers and 16 secretaries of state to be sworn in on Monday. His announcement comes after the parliament was dissolved

Ambode Promises To Run Accountable Government

Ahead of the February general elections in Nigeria, Akinwumi Ambode, governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC in Lagos State has promised to run an accountable government if elected. Ambode said his tenure as governor of the state will operate an economy with opportunities through good governance and selfless service to the citizens of

Kano to Spend N17million on JAMB Forms

Maliki Umar, Kano State Commissioner for Justice, on Monday, disclosed that the state government has approved over N17 million for the purchase of JAMB forms and training of candidates who will sit for the examination. This was disclosed after the State’s Executive Council Meeting. Umar said it was also approved at the meeting that over

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