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20 May 2019
The Justice, Development and Peace Centre (JDPC), Ondo State chapter, has decried the low budgets to the agricultural sector in the state. JDPC chairman, Public Finance in Agriculture for Budget Committee (PFA), Chief Pius Akomolafe, disclosed this at a press briefing on the 2019 agric budget in Akure, pegged at N9,838,371,924.62. Akomolafe lamented some inadequacies…
13 May 2019
Following the formal launch of the micro pension plan by President Muhammadu Buhari on March 28, 2019, one of Nigeria’s Pension Fund Administrator (PFA), Stanbic IBTC Pension Managers Limited...
25 Apr 2019
Besides those that produced the Professional Footballers’ Association’s team of the year, most pundits and fans struggled with Paul Pogba's inclusion on the team. Well, Pogba enjoyed a bit of a purple patch when Ole Gunnar Solskjaer took over from Jose Mourinho as the manager of the Manchester United. But the patch doesn't immediately make Pogba…
4 Feb 2019
The National Pension Commission (PenCom) has granted licence to Nigerian University Pension Management Company (NUPEMCO). According to a document signed by PenCom’s Head of Corporate Communications, Peter Aghahowa, at the weekend, the licence would enable NUPEMCO to carry out the business as Pension Fund Administrator (PFA). This approval is consequent upon a detailed evaluation of…
6 Sep 2018
Sir: I do not know why it has become the practice of the Federal Government to treat its pensioners with disdain, I write this because it has become the practice of the Pension Transitional Arrangement Directorate (PTAD) to pay pensioners two or three days after the government pays serving federal workers their salary. Serving civil…
20 Aug 2018
Some Pension Funds Administrators (PFAs) have claimed that the guideline for the newly introduced Multi-Fund Investment Structure (MFIS) by the National Pension Commission...
21 May 2018
Liverpool’s Mohamed Salah has been announced as the PFA Fans' Player of the Year after claiming 89 per cent of the votes in an online poll of English fans. It means Salah has completed a hat-trick of the PFA player of the year, the PFA Players’ Player of the year and the PFA Fans’ player…
23 Apr 2018
Liverpool's Mohamed Salah was named the Professional Footballers' Association Player of the Year on Sunday night. The 25-year old edged Manchester City star Kevin De Bruyne to the award. Salah has been mesmeric, as well as rudely efficient in front of goal for the Reds, he currently has 41 goals in his first season since…
8 May 2017
The London Stock Exchange (LSE) in its recent ‘Companies to Inspire Africa’ report unveiled in Lagos recently, listed Sigma Pensions amongst the fastest growing private businesses in Africa.


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Ian Alexander Jr performed as a DJ and had a good with his relationship mother Regina King. Ian Alexander was often spotted alongside his mother at red carpet events. "He is such a bright light who cared so deeply about the happiness of others," a family statement said in tribute. Ian Alexander Jr and Regina…
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Pakistan swore in Ayesha Malik as its first female supreme court judge on Monday, a landmark occasion in a nation where activists say the law is often wielded against women.
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British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has ordered an inquiry into claims by a Muslim former minister that she was sacked from his government because of her faith, a spokesperson said Monday.
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One of China's longest coronavirus lockdowns since the start of the pandemic came to an end on Monday as authorities announced the lifting of most restrictions in the northern megacity of Xi'an.
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Two ballistic missiles fired by Yemeni rebels were intercepted and destroyed over the UAE capital Abu Dhabi on Monday, officials said, the latest attack in a sharp escalation in the seven-year long war. The attack on the UAE, a week after the Iran-backed rebels launched a deadly assault on Abu Dhabi, came as two people…