Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun, has said that his administration has paid over N70 billion as gratuity and pension to retirees in the last three and a half years.
The Catholic Archbishop Emeritus of Abuja, Cardinal John Onaiyekan has urged government to provide free health care and social security packages for the elderly in the country.
15 Jun 2021
Dr. Tommy Okon, who was recently appointed the Acting National President of the Association of Senior Civil Servants of Nigeria (ASCSN), in his maiden press conference, speaks on some demands the union has tabled before
25 Sep 2019
The Oyo State Government has released N180 million for the payment of gratuity for 2012 and 2013 retirees from the state’s civil service. Mr Olasunkanmi Olaleye, the Commissioner for Establishments and Training, said in a statement on Wednesday...
18 Sep 2018
Police officers who retired from service since 2017 have petitioned the Federal Government over non-payment of their gratuity and monthly pension. An Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP), Mr. Asuquo Udoh, who spoke with journalists in Uyo, said the action of the Federal Government could be described as insensitivity over their plight. Also, a Deputy Superintendent…
17 Aug 2018
Retirees of the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA) yesterday said the Federal Government owed them 15 months gratuity and pension arrears as a result of which they are dying of hunger. The retirees, under the aegis of Nigerian Television Authority Contributory Pensioners Association (NTACOPAN), at a press conference in Abeokuta, Ogun State capital, stated that the…
17 Jun 2018
The Lagos State Government is to introduce an efficient pension scheme for its workforce, an official said on Sunday. Under the new regime, retirees will be paid their gratuity (lump sum) within three months after retirement. The Director-General, Lagos State Pension Commission (LASPEC), Mrs Folashade Onanuga, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that the…