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.
Yobe pays N251.6m to retirees
Yobe State Governor, Mai Mala Buni, has approved the payment of N251.6 million to 174 retired council workers. Out of the total payments, N195.86 million will be paid to 139 living retired council staff, while a balance of N55.7 million will be paid to next-of-kin of 35 deceased workers.
Oyo State releases N180m gratuity for 2012, 2013 retirees
The Oyo State Government has released N180 million for the payment of gratuity for 2012 and 2013 retirees from the state’s civil service. Mr Olasunkanmi Olaleye, the Commissioner for Establishments and Training, said in a statement on Wednesday...
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.
Lagos State settles retirees’ N4.25 billion in four months
The Lagos State government has said that it paid N4.25 billion accrued pension benefits to its retirees under the Contributory Pension Scheme since the inception of the new administration of Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu.
Imo retirees lament non-payment of over 80 months pensions
Imo retirees, under the aegis of Nigerian Pensions Union (NPU), yesterday lamented over 80 months pension arrears owed members by the state government.
Oyetola presents N1.13bn bond certificate to Osun retirees
Governor Gboyega Oyetola of Osun on Tuesday presented N1.13 billion bond certificates to 189 retirees as their retirement packages. Oyetola, while presenting the bond certificates in Osogbo, said the sum of N474, 753,13 would be shared among 105 retired local government employees, while N538,696,783 would be shared among 84 retired primary school teachers.
Oyo government disburses N280m gratuity to retirees
Oyo State Government says it has so far disbursed about N280 million paying the gratuity of 100 retired civil servants. The Head of Service (HoS), Mrs. Amidat Agboola, said this on Thursday while presenting cheques to the beneficiaries in Ibadan.
Yobe government approves N325m for payment of 316 local government retirees
Yobe Government has approved N325 million for payment of benefits to 316 retired Local Government staff and next of kin of deceased staff. Malam Abdullahi Bego, Director-General, Press Affairs to Gov. Ibrahim Daidam, disclosed this in a statement on Thursday in Damaturu. “This follows their verification by the committee set up by government for the…
Police retirees in Cross River petition Buhari over non-payment of pension
Retired police personnel in Cross River State have petitioned President Muhammadu Buhari over the non-payment of their pension, 11 years after retirement. They flayed alleged fraudulent activities of the police pension administrators in the payment of retirement benefits, especially to those who retired from service from 2017. “After 35 years of meritorious service to our…