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FG May Slash Civil Servants’ Salaries, Merge Agencies To Cut Cost by ceaser: 4:10pm On May 04
President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the National Salaries, Incomes & Wages Commission (NSIWC) to review the salaries of civil servants as well as the number of federal agencies.

The Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed, disclosed this Tuesday at the National Policy Dialogue on Corruption and Cost of Governance in Nigeria organised by the Independent Corrupt Practice Commission (ICPC).

She said government also intends to remove some superfluous items from the budget in order to cut the cost of governance in the country.

“We still see government expenditure increase to a terrain twice higher than our revenue,” Ahmed said.

She urged all government agencies to come together to trim the cost amid the country’s dwindling revenue.

The minister said that the nation’s budgets are filled every year with projects that are recycled over and over again and are also not necessary.

“Mr President has directed that the salaries committee that I chair, work together with the Head of Service and other members of the committee to review the government payrolls in terms of stepping down on cost,” she said.

The minister said that government will also review the number of government agencies in terms of their mandates, adding that the government will consider merging two agencies with the same mandate.

The ICPC Chairman, Prof. Bolaji Owasanoye (SAN), described the cost of governance as the driver of corruption in Nigeria.

He said the government is committed to improving the country’s revenue from new and existing sources by streamlining payroll and ensuring that removal of subsidies and reduction of the cost of contracts and procurement are for the benefits of the vulnerable.

He listed the critical area of concern to include payroll padding and the phenomenon of ghost workers.

https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.thisdaylive.com/index.php/2021/05/04/fg-proposes-salary-cut-for-civil-servants/amp/

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Re: FG May Slash Civil Servants’ Salaries, Merge Agencies To Cut Cost by ceaser: 4:13pm On May 04
Winter is coming!

Brace yourselves.

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Re: FG May Slash Civil Servants’ Salaries, Merge Agencies To Cut Cost by NwaNimo1(m): 4:14pm On May 04
Not politicians criminal salaries?

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Re: FG May Slash Civil Servants’ Salaries, Merge Agencies To Cut Cost by GentleBone(f): 4:17pm On May 04
sad
Re: FG May Slash Civil Servants’ Salaries, Merge Agencies To Cut Cost by Perkinkis: 4:35pm On May 04
What happened to the printing machine in cbn? Have they looted it too?

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Re: FG May Slash Civil Servants’ Salaries, Merge Agencies To Cut Cost by Racoon(m): 4:40pm On May 04
The cash crunch no be here.They have so much looted money that the economy have totally collapse now. Yet they shore it up with lies and propaganda. Austerity measures is loading.Brace for impact Nigerians.The worst recession and inflation is @ hand.

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Re: FG May Slash Civil Servants’ Salaries, Merge Agencies To Cut Cost by tollyboy5(m): 4:54pm On May 04
NwaNimo1:
Not politicians criminal salaries?

grin politicians salary must be untouched

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Re: FG May Slash Civil Servants’ Salaries, Merge Agencies To Cut Cost by tollyboy5(m): 4:56pm On May 04
Racoon:
The cash crunch no be here.They have so much looted money that the economy have totally collapse now. Yet they shore it up with lies and propaganda. Austerity measures is loading.Brace for impact Nigerians.The worst recession and inflation is @ hand.
Well this is good news to me.

The civil servant are always supporting government to retain salaries .

E don be 4 them grin

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Re: FG May Slash Civil Servants’ Salaries, Merge Agencies To Cut Cost by helinues: 4:56pm On May 04
You people are just clowns.

Have you cut the politicians wages? How about their unnecessary allowances

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Re: FG May Slash Civil Servants’ Salaries, Merge Agencies To Cut Cost by adadike(f): 5:01pm On May 04
Start with NASS you these wicked people

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Re: FG May Slash Civil Servants’ Salaries, Merge Agencies To Cut Cost by owobokiri(m): 5:07pm On May 04
Different government agencies are still recruiting from the clans of "The chosen ones", clandestinely, inspite of a much taunted embargo on federal employment.
This is a federal government with numerous duplicated agencies. You have the police investigating units for instance, the ICPC and The EFCC, all doing same job... A federal government with numerous unneeded workers. A federal government that borrows to pay salaries! It's just crazy!

The main reason why recurrent expenditures are about suffocating government finances is because of the "come and chop" mentality of those in power. The idea that government salaried positions are there for political hirelings, ethnic henchmen and cronies alike. The tendency to use spurious employment methods to find "spaces" for the boys who helped out during different rigged elections....

Unless an altruistic attempt is made to reorganize the federal agencies and recruitment methods, the civil service will continue to be responsible for unnecessary waste in the system.
Next is the utter atrocities going on in the solid minerals sector..

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Re: FG May Slash Civil Servants’ Salaries, Merge Agencies To Cut Cost by Lanretoye(m): 5:13pm On May 04
Wuruwuru government.

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Re: FG May Slash Civil Servants’ Salaries, Merge Agencies To Cut Cost by Difrent: 5:26pm On May 04
Fake news

Infact the fakest news of the year

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Re: FG May Slash Civil Servants’ Salaries, Merge Agencies To Cut Cost by justtoodark: 5:35pm On May 04
nigerian goverment is too hugh....in the age of computer specialits its too expensive....

nigeria is still operating a system that british passed on on them since 1960....

look police stations for example....
they are still usin boards and papers where as western nations have changed to desktop computers....

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Re: FG May Slash Civil Servants’ Salaries, Merge Agencies To Cut Cost by tempest01(m): 5:41pm On May 04
ceaser:
BREAKING: Federal Government May Slash Civil Servants’ Salaries, Merge Agencies, Others To Cut Cost- Zainab Ahmed

https://mobile.twitter.com/eonsintelligenc/status/1389576316261896194?s=08

Anything but fight corruption and reduce executive and legislative overheads.

Malami is still jumping around with o
expensive consultants looking for loots.

ECA funds that should be touched now has already been drawn down thoughtlessly.

Those that put in this admin and rigged them in again after the abysmal first term, I pray the effect got you people hard.

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Re: FG May Slash Civil Servants’ Salaries, Merge Agencies To Cut Cost by justtoodark: 5:46pm On May 04
tempest01:


Anything but fight corruption and reduce executive and legislative overheads.

Malami is still jumping around with good consultants looking for loots.

ECA funds that should be touched now has already been drawn down thoughtlessly.

Those that put in this admin and rigged them in again after the abysmal first term, I pray the effect got you people hard.

are you sure about that....??
after jonathan many where fed up with fee dee fee....you cant say buhari was rigged in back....

something you dont understand is,many are fed up with fee dee fee....

me for example,i will still not vote anything fee dee fee even after buhari is gone....

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Re: FG May Slash Civil Servants’ Salaries, Merge Agencies To Cut Cost by gambia(m): 5:47pm On May 04
They should start with National Assembly of Looters, clueless government.

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Re: FG May Slash Civil Servants’ Salaries, Merge Agencies To Cut Cost by tempest01(m): 5:58pm On May 04
justtoodark:


are you sure about that....??
after jonathan many where fed up with fee dee fee....you cant say buhari was rigged in back....

something you dont understand is,many are fed up with fee dee fee....

me for example,i will still not vote anything fee dee fee even after buhari is gone....

You were still fed up with Johnathan when you were carrying hands up doing 4+4 and shouting next level in 2019 even when the nation was going downhill?

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Re: FG May Slash Civil Servants’ Salaries, Merge Agencies To Cut Cost by mytime24(f): 6:01pm On May 04
Start Wit polithiefcians

Naija senators are d most paid all over d world

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Re: FG May Slash Civil Servants’ Salaries, Merge Agencies To Cut Cost by toxict14: 7:14pm On May 04
Breeze Don blow
Re: FG May Slash Civil Servants’ Salaries, Merge Agencies To Cut Cost by nthony10: 7:35pm On May 04
All it needs is one incident to trigger the incoming chaos.

Imagine government is broke,
Inflation is already high
insecurity in virtually every aspect of the country
I can't even imagine the level of chaos it would be.
At times I wonder if Buhari himself wants the country to disintegrate and is purposely sabotaging everything because even a fool is not this incompetent.

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Re: FG May Slash Civil Servants’ Salaries, Merge Agencies To Cut Cost by chloride6: 7:38pm On May 04
Slash wetin no reach?
Re: FG May Slash Civil Servants’ Salaries, Merge Agencies To Cut Cost by Optimistdude: 7:38pm On May 04
Mumu FG.
When una go make political office holders pay less attractive?

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Re: FG May Slash Civil Servants’ Salaries, Merge Agencies To Cut Cost by olaboy33(m): 7:38pm On May 04
No doubt, Buhari is a colossal failure.

It has never been this bad.

He has performed far far below par in all areas of government. All indicators seems to be going in the negative reverse for the country.
The infrastructure Ameachi and Fashola are stubbornly driving runs on borrowed funds,which we will pay and are already paying dearly for.

How most Nigerians saw a messiah in this man still remains a misery.

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Re: FG May Slash Civil Servants’ Salaries, Merge Agencies To Cut Cost by SEGLIZ: 7:38pm On May 04
merge agencies YES but slash salaries it's a NO! NO!! NO!!!
instead cut cost of our legislative arms of government and other executives overhead cost.

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Re: FG May Slash Civil Servants’ Salaries, Merge Agencies To Cut Cost by EBEk101(m): 7:38pm On May 04
Dem no dey slash their own salary ni ?
Re: FG May Slash Civil Servants’ Salaries, Merge Agencies To Cut Cost by TriCee: 7:39pm On May 04
Hmm, and the ogwu ego wey politicians dey collect remains untouched.

I hope the slash goes round though.
Re: FG May Slash Civil Servants’ Salaries, Merge Agencies To Cut Cost by Egbonnyy(m): 7:39pm On May 04
Is that so

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Re: FG May Slash Civil Servants’ Salaries, Merge Agencies To Cut Cost by MANNABBQGRILLS: 7:39pm On May 04
FG should Merge Agencies with immediate effects, to save our darling country lots of billionsbeing wasted (it's overdue) and leave Civil Servants salaries alone..... Okay?



HOW NIGERIA CAN PAY MINIMUM WAGE COMFORTABLY.......... MANNABBQGRILLS


1. Abolish SECURITY VOTE in NIGERIA. Nigeria will pay N45,000 minimum wage comfortably.

2. a) Abolish CONSTITUENCY PROJECT FUNDS
b) Reduce number of ADVISERS to SENATE PRES(2), HOUSE SPEAKER(2), GOVs(4), PRESIDENT(5), VP(2)
c) Reduce current ALL Political Office Holders PAY CHEQUES by 51.5%, without exception
d) Do away with special remuneration to POLITICAL ADVISERS & PUBLIC SERVANTS e.g; Purchase of Private Vehicles, Houses, granting Govt paid Vacations, paying for 1st & Business Class Transportations, etc, etc...
e) Abolish payment of OVERSEAS MEDICAL BILLS for Political Office Holders.
f) Eliminate PRIVATE PRACTICE in public workforce
g) Eliminate participation of Public Workforce in Partisan Politics.
h) Institute EMPLOYMENT BY MERIT, and eliminate UNDEREMPLOYMENT.
i) Review and eliminate allocation of Govt paid POLITICAL AIDES & SUPPORT STAFF to Political Office Holders.

With (1) + (2) Nigeria would pay a minimum wage of N65,000 comfortably

3. Move Nigeria MORE to Private Sector Driven Economy
a) Privatise ALL of Federal Govt PARASTATALS & reduce Federal Direct Funded AGENCIES to 68% of the present.
b) Privatise ALL of STATE Govt PARASTATALS & reduce State Direct Funded AGENCIES to 19% of the present.
c) Reduce current DIRECT LABOUR JOB participation by 49%
d) Encourage more Working Hours until Nigeria economic stabilizes
e) Discourage UNIONISM in Public Workforce

With (1) + (2) + (3), Nigeria would pay a minimum wage of N101,500 comfortably.


4) Institute DEATH PENALTY to proven THEFT OF PUBLIC FUNDS no matter how little, and LIFE Jail Sentences for COLLABORATORS.

With (1) + (2) + (3) & (4), Nigeria would pay a minimum wage of N203,500 comfortably.

GOD BLESS NIGERIA
END OF DISCUSSION!


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Chioma Adichie,
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That means a lot.
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God bless you ma!

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