Despite protests, Senate confirms Aisha Dahir-Umar as PenCom DG, others
Despite protests by some lawmakers, the Senate on Tuesday confirmed the appointments of Dr. Oyindasola Olureme Oni, and Aisha Dahir-Umar as Chairman and Director General pf the National Pension Commission (PENCOM) respectively. The confirmation was sequel to the presentation and consideration of the report of Senate Committee on Establishment and Public Service Matters. The report…
Igbo lawyers urge Buhari to withdraw PenCom DG nominee
Lawyers of Igbo extraction under the aegis of Otu Oka Iwu (Igbo Law Society) have urged President Muhammadu Buhari to withdraw his nomination of Aisha Dahir-Umar as replacement for disengaged Director-General of the Pension Commission (PENCOM), Mrs. Chinelo Anohu-Amazu.
PenCom plans investments diversification post-COVID-19
As the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic continues to ravage economies globally and impacting businesses negatively, the National Pension Commission (PenCom), said it is making plans...
PenCom blames irregular payments of benefits on outstanding accrued liabilities
The National Pension Commission (PenCom), has said outstanding payment of accrued pension liabilities by the Federal Government to the retirees under the Contributory Pension Scheme...
PenCom strives to make housing affordable to pension contributors
One of the major inclusions in the PRA 2014 was the introduction of Section 89 (2), which allowed a registered contributor under the Contributory Pension Scheme (CPS), to apply for a percentage of the pension assets...
‘Pension funds as equity will boost mortgage finance, housing, others’
Industry regulator, the National Pension Commission (PenCom), has said there will be a significant development in Nigeria’s housing sector if contributors devoted a percentage of their Pension Fund Assets (PFA) under management as equity injections for residential mortgages.
Rescuing data challenge at PenCom with technology
The current registration system at the National Pension Commission (PenCom) is limiting its potential. Of course, with the new initiatives aimed at enhancing the contributory scheme..
Pencom commences pre-retirement training in Gombe
The National Pension Commission (PenCom), has commenced pre-retirement workshop for prospective retirees, who are due to retire in 2020...
NPC begins verification of 2020 retirees in July
The National Pensions Commission (NPC) is to begin the verification of prospective retirees, who would be leaving the public service of the Federation in 2020. Mrs Aisha Dahir-Umar, Acting Director-General of the NPC, disclosed this at the pre-Retirement Workshop for Federal Government Retirees due in 2020, under the Contributory Pensions Scheme, on Monday in Ilorin.…