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16 Nov 2019
Mrs Sharon Ikeazor, the Minister of State, Federal Ministry of Environment said on Saturday that Open Defecation (OD) could lead to an increase in the rate of sexual assault on children and women.
28 Oct 2019
When Nigeria ratified the Paris Climate agreement, which aims to avoid the most devastating effects of climate change by cutting carbon emissions, there were so many expectations.
14 Oct 2019
Faced with serious negative effects of land degradation and the need to widely tackle the menace, the Minister of State for Environment, Mrs. Sharon Ikeazor has called for the declaration of a state of emergency on erosion ravaging many parts of the country.  
11 Sep 2019
Nigeria and China have sealed a pact to tackle illegal wildlife trade in line with the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES).
19 Mar 2019
Executive Secretary of Pension Transitional Arrangement Directorate (PTAD), Sharon Ikeazor, has won this year’s Africa Pension Personality...
12 Feb 2019
The Pension Transitional Arrangement Directorate (PTAD), is seeking the release of funds to complete payment of the outstanding balance of 33 per cent pension arrears increase before the end of 2019.According to the directorate, the release of funds ....
12 Jan 2019
Leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the southeast zone have pledged to work together as a formidable team to deliver President Muhammadu Buhari in the 2019 elections and change the negative perception in the zone about the party.
15 Dec 2018
Nigerian Pensions administration dates back to the1950s. However, the Pension Reforms Act of 2004 paved way for a new pension scheme in Nigeria...
11 Dec 2018
Pension Transitional Arrangement Directorate (PTAD), has paid the sum of N6.3billion to parastatals and civil service pensioners. The amount being six months arrears is a 33 per cent pension increment, which covers 101,393 civil service pensioners on all grade level and 76,310 parastatals pensioners across 186 agencies. The Executive Secretary, PTAD, Sharon Ikeazor noted that…
19 Jul 2018
The Pension Transition Arrangement Directorate (PTAD), said it recently paid a total sum of N1.7billion being outstanding pension arrears to 5,382 pensioners out of the 7,969 civil service pensioners, who were enrolled into its monthly payroll in March.
30 Apr 2018
The Pension Transitional Arrangement Directorate (PTAD) has said it paid a total of N18.99 billion to verified retirees in the country between January and March 2018.
25 Dec 2017
The Executive Secretary, Sharon Ekeazor, said this in Lagos. She stressed that following the consolidation of treasury funded parastatals’ pension by PTAD in August, 2015, the Federal Government discontinued the release of pension intervention funds to insurance companies. 


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