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8 Oct 2019
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.
25 Sep 2019
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...
9 Sep 2019
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.
5 Sep 2019
Hundreds of pensioners yesterday besieged the entrance gate to Government House, Makurdi, Benue State over non-payment of 25 months pension arrears and gratuity.
5 Sep 2019
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.
15 Aug 2019
Imo retirees, under the aegis of Nigerian Pensions Union (NPU), yesterday lamented over 80 months pension arrears owed members by the state government.
30 Jul 2019
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.
26 Jul 2019
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.
25 Apr 2019
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…
19 Oct 2018
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…
9 Aug 2018
The Oyo State Government has released the sum N201.5m to offset the outstanding gratuities of 90 retirees. The government said that the payment was for the year 2011 to January 2012 gratuity for the retired civil servants and teachers under the payroll of the state government across all the grade levels. The State Head of…
18 Jun 2018
Lagos State government has promised to pay pensioners with physical disability or terminal illness their pensions immediately on their retirement.   The Director-General of the Lagos State Pension Commission (LASPEC), Folashade Onanuga, who stated this at the 14th Retirement Benefit Documentation Seminar for employees in the state’s public service due to retire between July and…


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