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17 Jun 2019
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.…
15 Feb 2019
Jigawa State and Local Governments Contributory Pension Board has realised a profit of N2.6 billion in 2018 from pension deposits, it’s Executive Secretary, Alhaji Ahmad Fagam, has said. Fagam told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Dutse on Friday that the profit came from the profits released by Contributory Pension Funds Administrators from the…
22 Aug 2018
First Quarter (Q1) E 2018 report released by the National Pensions Commission (PenCom), has shown a promising future for the industry following growth in the microeconomic sections in different sectors of the economy. According to PenCom, the pension industry recorded a 1.93 per cent growth in membership in Q1, up from 7.89 million contributors at…
31 Jul 2018
The National Pensions Commission (PenCom) has started the verification and enrolment of retiring Federal Government employees in the southwest. PenCom’s Head, Corporate Communications, Peter Aghahowa disclosed this in a statement yesterday. He said the exercise, which began yesterday in the southwest, would last till August 17, 2018. Included are employees in the Ministries, Departments and…
13 Jun 2017
There is a big hole in the Pension Fund, and now the government has relaxed rules for the use of Pension Funds. Should BVN not be sufficient? Many pensioners have committed suicide; even so, pensioners still do not receive their money.
13 Jun 2016
Following claims by a former member of the House of Representatives, Nze Chidi Duru, that he was being persecuted by the National Pensions Commission (PenCom) ...


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