Tuesday, 21st March 2023
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10 Mar
Edo State Government has dismissed rumours that the government is conducting a screening exercise for pensioners in the state.
13 Jan
The Ekiti State chapter of the Nigerian Union of Pensioners (NUP), yesterday, blamed ‘corrupt’ civil servants as being responsible for the plight of the senior citizens, owing to their alleged underhand dealings and connivance with politicians to steal money kept in lieu of gratuities. The pensioners, who said that they were being owed N40 billion,…
25 Dec
Delta State Council of the National Union of Pensioners (NUP) has criticised the Delta State government for failing to fully implement the 33 per cent pension increase agreed to in 2010 as well as for non-clearance of the arrears of 99 months.
4 Nov
Pensioners in Abia State, yesterday, in their numbers, embarked on a peaceful protest in Umuahia, the state capital, demanding unpaid 45 months of pensions and 22 years of gratuities by the Okezie Ikpeazu administration.
6 Oct
The Nigerian Labour Congress, (NLC) in Kano has demanded urgent payment of over an N36billion outstanding gratuities and death benefits of retirees.
12 Sep 2022
The Labour Party (LP) in Enugu State has said it will ensure that workers and pensioners in the state enjoy immediate and just reward for their work by prompt payment of their wages
7 Sep 2022
Pensioners in Niger State, who staged a protest over unpaid pension and gratuities, have vowed to mobilise the electorate in their communities to vote against All Progressives Congress (APC) candidates in 2023.
22 Aug 2022
Police pensioners have been kicked against the move by the Federal Government to stop the exemption of the force from Contributory Pension Scheme (CPS) established by the Pension Reform Act, 2004.
21 Aug 2022
Ogun State government has made available, another tranche of N500m for the quarterly payment of gratuity to both state and local government pensioners, in fulfillment of its resolve to ensure a viable and pleasurable life for senior citizens.
17 Aug 2022
The Local Government Pensioners Association in Ogun State (LOGPAN) has said that contrary to the erroneous belief that the association was at loggerhead with the state
5 Aug 2022
The lamentable condition of pensioners across the country over unpaid gratuities and pensions has become a recurring decimal in many of the 36 states.
8 Jul 2022
Pensioners and their families, yesterday, blocked the entrance of Taraba State Government House in Jalingo, demanding their unpaid gratuities estimated at N30 billion.


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© Pacifique Akilimali/Maryam Abu Hassan – Poet Pacifique Akilimali of the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Nigerian peace activist and poet Maryam Abu Hassan. New York, USA, 21 March 2023-/African Media Agency(AMA)/“Across identities and differences…  over countries and continents… it is not hard to choose peace.” These lines are from a new poem created to…
56 mins ago
The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kano State has rejected the result validating the election of the New Nigerian People’s Party’s (NNPP) Abba Yusuf as governor-elect.
1 hour ago
The United States Consulate in Nigeria has said it will place visa restrictions on Nigerians responsible for election violence that undermined the democratic process during Saturday’s gubernatorial and state assembly elections. The Consulate disclosed this in a statement on Tuesday, stating that it is deeply troubled by the disturbing acts of violence, voter intimidation, and…
2 hours ago
Gov. Ademola Adeleke of Osun on Tuesday said that the state will soon enact disability law to cater for the needs of people living with disabilities. Adeleke said this during the distribution of support materials to people with disabilities in Osogbo. The governor said his administration would review the legal framework as it affects the…
2 hours ago
Constitution amendment bills on power to summon presidents and governors suffered another major setback as President Muhammadu Buhari has withheld his assent. Buhari's withholding of presidential assent to the Constitution alteration bill and 18 others became a source of concern to the President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan on the floor of the Senate, Tuesday.…