Paris Club refunds
Paris Club refunds: Bayelsa Government commits N5.6bn to salary arrears
Gov. Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa has authorised the release of N5.6 billion out of its share of N13.5 billion Paris Club Debt refund, to pay one and half months’ salary arrears owed workers in 2016.
Scholar task Udom on judicious use of Paris Fund
In the wake of release of two trenches of Paris Club refunds to states by the Federal government, a scholar, Prof. Richard King, has advised them to judiciously use the lifeline to improve the lot of people.
Benue seeks loan to pay workers’ salary aside Paris Club refund
The Acting Governor, Benson Abounu, yesterday while fielding questions from journalists at Benue People’s House after a meeting with labour leaders in the state, stressed that payment of workers salaries is an uphill task for the state.
‘Nigerians soon to know details of N388b Paris Club refunds’
A lagos based rights group, the Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) yesterday said Nigerians now have greater prospects of knowing the details of how state governors spent the N388b Paris Club refunds they got from the Federal Government.
Edo State government assures pensioners of payment
The protesters disrupted official activities until the deputy governor pacified them. He explained that since 2008, local councils had been in charge of their internally generated revenue, as well as their workers’ pensions.