Nigeria: 7,000 Ghost Workers Lost July Salaries


The Zamfara State workers verification committee have been directed by Governor Abdulaziz Yari to delete the 7,000 ghost workers from government's payroll.
  • Nigeria:  Zamfara Sacks 7,000 Ghost Workers

    Vanguard, 1 August 2012

    The Workforce of the Zamfara Government has been pruned to 21,067 following Governor Abdulaziz's directive that 7,000 unidentified names be deleted from government's payroll, with ... read more »

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  • Nigeria:  Unverified 7,000 Zamfara Workers to Lose July Salaries

    Daily Trust, 1 August 2012

    The workforce of the Zamfara Government has been pruned to 21,067 following Gov. Abdulaziz Yari's directive that 7,000 unidentified names be deleted from government's payroll, with ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Committee Uncovers 7,000 Ghost, Redundant Workers On Zamfara Payroll

    The Moment, 26 July 2012

    THE Chairman of Zamfara State workers' verification committee, Alhaji Ahmed Abubakar, says his committee has uncovered more than 7,000 ghost and redundant workers on the state ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  'Half of Zamfara Govt House Staff Are Fake'

    Daily Trust, 27 July 2012

    More than half of the Zamfara State Government House staff are "ghost and redundant" workers while at least a quarter of the civil service payroll is made up of fake names, a ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Bloated Civil Services

    Vanguard, 25 July 2012

    STATES complain about the size of their civil service. Most of them do nothing about it. The services are over-staffed. This accounts for the fact that most states are unable to ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Governor Akpabio Orders Payment of Workers' Salaries

    Daily Trust, 18 July 2012

    Governor Godswill Akpabio of Akwa Ibom State has directed the Ministry of Finance and the Accountant-General's office to clear the backlog of May and June salaries owed civil and ... read more »

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