Tag: Permanent secretary

Buhari Queries Perm Sec, Umar Bello over N48.42bn Contractual Liability

..buys N7bn Property without FCDA ApprovalThe Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Science and Technology, Dr Mohammed Umar Bello, has been queried by the Federal Government for allegedly incurring a contractual liability of over N48 billion even when there was budgetary provision. The Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Dr[Read More…]

Investigations Reveals, Information Minister, Lai Mohammed Lied About Missing SUV’s Indicting A Former Perm. Sec

Contrary to reports that the federal government had recovered 40 new Sports Utility Vehicles (SUVs) from a former permanent secretary in the Ministry of Power, Dr. Godknows Igali, investigations by Leadership who first unveiled Igali as the accused person, have revealed that the vehicles in question were unallocated campaign vehicles[Read More…]

Lai Mohammed Says A Former Permanent Secretary Stole 40 Brand New SUVs

The Federal Government on Thursday announced that it has recovered 40 brand new SUVs and other vehicles from a former Permanent Secretary who single-handedly appropriated the vehicles to himself when he left office. The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, made this known in a statement issued in[Read More…]

In Ogun State, Permanent Secretary Dies 24 Hours In Her Sleep After Swearing In

Twenty four hours after Ogun State governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun swore in fourteen Permanent Secretaries, one of them Mrs. Olubunmi Odumusi has died. Odumusi was reported to have died in her sleep in the bedroom on midnight of Friday,at the age of 57,after a prolonged cancer ailment. Reports say the ailment[Read More…]

N292m Discovered In Retired Permanent Secretaries Account Recently Sacked By Buhari

The Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission has traced N292m to the account of one of the permanent secretaries that were retired on Tuesday. PUNCH Newspaper gathered on Thursday that the ICPC made the discovery during the discreet investigations into the five months the permanent secretaries presided over ministries[Read More…]

Cross River Governor, Ben Ayade Suspends Permanent Secretary For Prohibiting Morning & Afternoon Prayers In Schools

The Cross River Government has suspended indefinitely, the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Education, Anne Odey, for “flouting civil service rules”, amid a controversy over ban of morning and afternoon prayer sessions in schools. Jude Ngaji, the State Security Adviser to Gov, Ben Ayade, disclosed this on Friday in Calabar while[Read More…]

Saraki Lacks Constitutional Right To Summon Permanent Secretaries – Senator

The Senator representing Zamfara Central Senatorial District, Kabir Marafa, said on Sunday that the Senate President lacked both moral and constitutional rights to summon the Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Finance, for briefing on the state of the economy. Marafa, the spokesperson for the Senate Unity Forum, who stated this[Read More…]

Levi Obijiofor: Patience Jonathan’s Resignation From A Job She Did Not Do

The reported resignation last week of Patience Jonathan, wife of President Goodluck Jonathan, from her contentious position as permanent secretary in the Bayelsa State public service, has raised once more the public debate that erupted soon after her appointment was announced in July 2012. At the time of her appointment,[Read More…]

Why Patience Jonathan Resigned As Permanent Secretary In Bayelsa

President Goodluck Jonathan’s wife, Mrs Patience Jonathan on Tuesday resigned her role as a permanent secretary in the Bayelsa state Civil service. Though the resignation was said to have been voluntary, reports are that she resigned to support another aspirant to replace the state governor. Mrs Jonathan had communicated her resignation verbally[Read More…]