Disclose pension payments to ex-governors in seven days, SERAP tells states
The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has given the 36 states of the federation seven days within which to disclose payments of pensions to their former governors and other public officers.
Wike approves enrolment of more pensioners on payroll
Gov. Nyesom Wike of Rivers has approved the inclusion of 2,673 additional retirees into the monthly pension payment scheme of the state government.
Amaechi, Akpabio, Aliero on pension refund list
Some former state governors may have to return pensions and allowances received after leaving office. This followed a judgment by a Federal High Court in Lagos
Bauchi governor denies paying N64b in salaries, pension
Bauchi State Governor Bala Mohammed has debunked reports that he paid N64 billion in salaries and pension in his 150 days in office. His media adviser, Mukhtar Gidado, noted at the weekend that a section of the media reported that the governor said he had paid over N64 billion outstanding pension and salaries.
Untold hardship of old retirees over unpaid pension
These were the lamentations from the 87-year- old retiree, Mrs Comfort Tinuade Williams. Williams retired from the Federal Ministry of Works and Housing on May 18, 1992, after spending 33 years in active service. She has not been paid any pension since May 2009 to date.
Macron vows to push pension reform 'to the end' despite strikes
French President Emmanuel Macron vowed no let-up in his drive to implement far-reaching pension reforms despite a looming winter of strikes by unions angered by the plan, in an interview broadcast on Monday.
TUC decries epileptic payment of pension to retirees
The Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC), Lagos State Council, has expressed displeasure over the failure of the government to meet pension expectations of retirees in most states of the federation.
‘Pension funds as equity will boost mortgage finance, housing, others’
Industry regulator, the National Pension Commission (PenCom), has said there will be a significant development in Nigeria’s housing sector if contributors devoted a percentage of their Pension Fund Assets (PFA) under management as equity injections for residential mortgages.
Restoring dignity of pensioners in Imo State
Whereas across Nigeria, all cultures value old age and celebrate it, officialdom apparently views it otherwise. For the greater part of the last two decades, it seemed that old age is a curse, from the prism of officialdom.
Pension board begins payment of N741m to retirees in Jigawa
The Jigawa State and Local Government Contributory Pension Scheme Board have commenced the payment of N741 million as a terminal benefit to 382 beneficiaries. Alhaji Ahmad Fagam, Executive Secretary of the board disclosed this at a news conference on Monday in Dutse, Jigawa.