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The Director General, Bureau of Public Service Reforms, Dr. Joe Abah has advocated for partnership between the Bureau of Public Service Reforms and the Federal Ministry of Information in the publicity and dissemination of Public Service Reforms.

Dr. Abah made this known recently in a workshop for Resident Information Officers (RIOs) tagged: “COMMUNICATING PUBLIC SERVICE REFORMS IN THE 21ST CENTURY” at

Nanet suites, Abuja. He stressed the need for the collaboration cannot be over emphasised considering that “ the foot soldiers of the ministry serve as information experts and Heads of Press and Public Relation Units in all the MDAs.

The DG also urged the RIOs to see members of the Press as partners in progress rather than adversaries, adding that; ‘’as public servants, we must be available to answer questions and explain government policies. We must respond to Freedom of Infomation requests and engage in proactive disclosure”. Earlier, in his openi...

The Director General of the Bureau of Public Service Reforms (BPSR) Dr Joe Abah has said that Corruption erodes the moral fabric of society and has a long-term negative impact on future generations.

He made this remarks at the inuaguration of Anticorruption and Transparency Monitoring Unit (ACTU) of the Bureau.

The inuaguration took place at the BPSR Conference Room, Federal Secretariat Complex Abuja on Monday, March 31st 2014. Speaking further, Dr. Joe Abah stressed that corruption lies in the heart of the underperformance of public sector organisations in many developing countries.

“Indeed corruption thrives due to the unwillingness or inability of public sector organisations to fulfill the proper functions for which they were designed”.

He added further that the consequences of bureaucratic corruption are often not brought into sufficiently sharp focus. For the avoidance of doubt, he said corrupt

The results and reforms of President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan (2010-2013) This publication coincides with Nigeria’s national centenary celebrations and documents some of President GoodluckEbele Jonathan’s Administration’s notable contributions to national development as Nigeria commemorates one century of nationhood and enters another.

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The Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Alhaji Bukar Goni Aji has directed all federal government officials to henceforth comply with the ban on unauthorized use of siren, covered number plates and unregistered vehicles.

In a circular sent to all Ministries, Department and Agencies of the Federal Government, the Head of the Civil Service of the Federation said that such acts portend grave danger for national security especially in view of intelligent reports indicating that men of the underworld also indulge in these unlawful acts to perpetrate heinous crimes.

He said further that directives have been issued to the Nigerian Police to apprehend any government official found engaging in such practices for appropriate prosecution.

In another circular also issued from his Office, the Head of the Civil Service of the Federation said that in continuation...

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