Monday, 8th August 2022
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17 Jun
Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Rivers State Council, has commended Governor Nyesom Wike on the commencement of verification of pensioners towards payment of gratuity, pension arrears and death benefits.
19 May
Vehicular movement and business activities were temporarily halted in Jalingo, yesterday, as Taraba State retirees protested against the non-payment of their pensions and gratuities.
18 Apr
It was Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State who first courageously mooted the idea of scrapping the obnoxious and humongous pensions for Ex-Governors and their deputies in Lagos State.
13 Mar
Gov. Gboyega Oyetola of Osun has said he would not renege on his promise of making payment of full salaries and pension to workers and retirees if reelected.
21 Feb
Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged the 36 governors to immediately redirect public funds budgeted for security votes as well as ex-governors’ pensions and other retirement benefits.
4 Feb
The Military Pensions Board (MPB) has commenced payment of 24 months arrears of minimum wage increment to over 90,000 eligible military pensioners across the country.
2 Sep 2021
Mrs. Ajibola Ponnle is the Lagos State Commissioner for Establishment, Training, and Pensions. Ponnle in this interview with CHUKWUMA MUANYA said resident doctors in Lagos State should not go on strike
6 Aug 2021
Lagos State House of Assembly, yesterday, approved the report of its Committee on Establishment, which recommended the reduction of pensions to former governors and other officials by 50 per cent.
24 Jun 2021
Osun State Governor, Adegboyega Oyetola, yesterday, said his administration had spent about N35 billion on payment of pensions and gratuities of retired workers in the state since 2018.
19 Mar 2021
The Managing Director, Sigma Pensions, Mr. Dave Uduanu, has said that short-term and long-term savings are vital to the development of any nation.
13 Nov 2020
Edo State chapter of the South-South and South East Professionals of Nigeria (SESSPN) has canvassed the abolition of pensions for former presidents, vice presidents, governors and their deputies due to the present economic realities in the country.
11 Nov 2020
In a trail-blazing move, Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, yesterday, took steps to repeal the law awarding pensions to former governors and their deputies...


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The Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association (NECA) has described the economic challenges facing the country as multi-faceted and called for a holistic and multi-pronged approach to resolving them.
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Ese Brume has won the women’s long jump event at the on-going Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, England, claiming gold in a Games record 7.00 metres ahead of Australia’s Brooke Buschkuehl (6.95m). Ghana’s Deborah Acquah was third with a new personal best leap of 6.94m. Brume’s compatriot, Ruth Usoro, placed sixth with a jump of 6.56m.…
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Rebels killed 15 civilians and one army captain in recent attacks on villages in eastern DR Congo's Ituri province, a military officer said Sunday, raising an earlier reported death toll of 10.
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President Joe Biden on Sunday deplored the killings of four Muslim men in New Mexico, which police say may be linked.
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Erling Haaland scored twice on his Premier League debut as Manchester City opened their defence of the title with a 2-0 win at West Ham, while Manchester United was beaten 2-1 by Brighton