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28 Jun
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…


11 mins ago
The world search giant, Google is celebrating Nigeria’s annual Independence Day with a doodle on its page. The search engine giant, Google on Saturday, celebrated Nigeria’s 62nd independence day anniversary on its website with a special doodle depicting the national colours of Green and White Today’s annual independence day doodle features Nigeria’s flag waving against a…
47 mins ago
The World Bank has announced $530 million in supplemental funding for Ukraine to enable it to "meet urgent needs created by Russia's invasion."
53 mins ago
Ahead of the 2023 poll, the Acting Head of Mission and Country Representative, International Peace Commission of the United Nations, Amb. Hussaini H. Coomassie has rallied the teeming population of youths in the country to participate in the electioneering process.
59 mins ago
Before I founded Flutterwave I worked in different companies and countries, including in South Africa. During one of my stints, I came to learn of a few big South African companies that had expanded to Nigeria and other African countries, but couldn't figure out how to pay their staff easily. There was no product then to make cross-border payments this seamless for them and it so happened that this hampered their expansion and maybe even discouraged further recruitment in Nigeria at the time. 
1 hour ago
The African Union chief Moussa Faki Mahamat Saturday condemned the "unconstitutional change of government" in Burkina Faso after military officers ousted junta leader Paul-Henri Sandaogo Damiba.