Kebbi needs more support from traditional institution on security, says Bagudu
Governor Abubakar Bagudu of Kebbi State has sought more collaboration from traditional rulers and the security agencies to combat the myriad security challenges in the state.
We spent N7.5bn to settle Oyo pensioner’s gratuities in 18 months- Makinde
Gov. Seyi Makinde of Oyo State, on Friday said that his administration have spent N7.5 billion to settle the gratuities of pensioners in 18 months of his administration.
INEC has power to deregister moribund political parties, Appeal Court rules
The Court of Appeal, Abuja, has held that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has the constitutional power to deregister moribund political parties in Nigeria.
Pensioners seek implementation of 80% wage increment for retirees in states
Pensioners in the South-West states, Ogun, Oyo, Lagos, Ondo, Ekiti and Osun, yesterday appealed to the Federal Government and the National Assembly to prevail on the state governments to immediately start implementation....
NUP alleges pensioners still receive N2,000 monthly
The Nigeria Union of Pensioners (NUP), has alleged that there are still pensioners in the country that receive as lowly as N2,000 monthly, just as it called for an upward review of minimum pension to N30,000 monthly.
North-East pensioners appeal to govs-elect on payment of gratuities
Pensioners in northeastern part of the country have appealed to the newly-elected governors and the returnee governors...
NUP urges FG to consider retirees as beneficiaries of new minimum wage
The Nigeria Union of Pensioners (NUP) has appealed to the Federal Government to use the approved N30,000 minimum wage as yardstick in calculating the retirees’ monthly pensions. The pensioners argued that they believe they deserve the new increase because they had in the past contributed immensely to the development of the country. The union stated…
Pay pensioners or lose votes, NUP warns Bindow, others
The National General Secretary of National Union of Pensioners (NUP), Elder Actor Zal has warned Adamawa State Governor, Mohammed Jibrilla Bindow to pay all state pensioners or lose their votes in the governorship election. Zal who spoke at the weekend in Yola during the Pension Transitional Arrangement Directorate (PTAD) stakeholders’ forum said that pensioners will…
We have put a stop to pensioners’ woes, says Buhari
President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, said his administration has succeeded in halting the woes and other forms of dehumanisation faced by federal pensioners...