Ortom apologises over government’s failure to implement pension scheme for past years
Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom yesterday apologised to both serving and retired workers on behalf of his government as well as previous administrations in the state for the inability to find a lasting solution to the pension problem over the years.
Kano appraises impact of contributory pension scheme
Kano State government has commenced an appraisal of its 10-year old contributory pension scheme.The stakeholders held a two-day conference in Kaduna to assess how it has impacted the workers.
7.49m Nigerians registered under pension scheme in Q1, says NBS
According to NBS, this is not surprising given the largely informal structure of the Nigerian labour force with about 50 per cent of the current workforce engaged in subsistence agriculture and informal trading.
Pension scheme for the self-employed
Hence, the recent report that the government through the National Pension Commission is planning to set up a micro-pension scheme to accommodate the self-employed is, therefore, welcome.