Monday, 29th May 2023

Pension scheme

11 Mar 2022
On Tuesday, February 22, 2022, the House of Representatives Committee on Pensions held a public hearing on two bills for the amendment of the Pension Reform Act 2014. While the first, “A Bill for an Act to amend the Pension...
22 Sep 2021
Police retirees have marched to the National Assembly, demanding to exit the Contributory Pension Scheme (CPS) on account of alleged inequality. They had made similar demand in April this year...
2 Jun 2021
The recent expose by the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) on corruption in Cross River State, shocking as it were, is but one of the many plagues currently ravaging this country, which would explain why ..
17 Nov 2020
Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu’s recent announcement of plans by his administration to repeal the Public Office Holder (Payment of Pension Law 2007), which provides for the payment of humongous pension
10 Mar 2020
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.
30 Jul 2018
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.
23 May 2017
The state Head of Service, Dr. Vivian Uma, disclosed this at the meeting with the state Contributory Pension Scheme Implementation Committee.
17 Apr 2017
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.
1 Dec 2016
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.
7 Oct 2016
A cross section of the Federal and State civil servants in Yobe, have called on the Federal Government to make the contributory pension scheme more workable in order to curb corruption.


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