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Niger govt increases contribution to state workers’ pension

The Niger State Government has increased by three per cent its counterpart funding of the Contributory Pension Scheme (CPS) of the state’s workers.

Gov. Sani Bello signs Pension Act into law

Gov. Abubakar Bello of Niger has signed into law a bill establishing the new Contributory Pension Scheme (CPS) for employees in the state civil service.

Paris Club refund: 68% of states heed FG’s advice – survey

Many states governments across the federation, have utilised the second tranche of the Paris Club refund they received to clear the arrears of their serving and retired workers’ entitlements.

Retirees to use biometric for pension entitlements

Operators of the Contributory Pension Scheme are putting in place a biometric method to improve documentations of retirees and ensure proper payments on entitlements.

Osun govt give N17m to families of slain permanent secretary, driver

Osun State government has given the families of the slain Permanent Secretary, Bureau of General Services, Mrs. Oluwakemi Kolawole and her driver the sum of N17million.

We’re not insensitive to pensioners plight – Aregbesola

Osun State Governor Rauf Aregbesola has called on the Federal Government to assist state governments in the country to raise bonds to pay the the gratuities of state pensioners who voluntariy retired from the service to avoid contributary pension scheme.

How I spent N10bn Paris Club refund – Okowa

Dela State Governor Ifeanyi Okowa has assured that the N10 billion received recently from the Federal Government as the state’s share of the Paris Club refund was used judiciously.

We’re not insensitive to pensioners plight – Aregbesola

Osun State Governor Rauf Aregbesola has said that the state government is not insensitive to the plight of pensioners in the state.

PenCom queries bill on paramilitary pension scheme

The National Pension Commission (PenCom) has kicked against the bill seeking to exclude paramilitary organisations including the police from the Contributory Pension Scheme (CPS).

Ekiti govt begins contributory pension for civil servants

The Ekiti State Government has started Contributory Pension Scheme for‎ 6,700 workers that joined the state civil service between January 1, 2010 till date.

Over N3trn pension fund invested in bonds, treasury bills – Labour chief

The President of the Nigeria Labour Congress, Mr. Ayuba Wabba, has debunked insinuations that the over N6 trillion accumulated pension fund under the Contributory Pension Scheme is lying idle, saying the fund has in fact been over-borrowed.

Niger govt confirms N5.7bn pension fund missing

Niger State government on Tuesday confirmed that a pension fund totaling N5.77 billion is missing.

Osun protesting pensioners are public nuisance – commissioner

The Osun State Commissioner for Information, Mr. Adelani Baderinwa, has accused the pensioners under the aegis of the 2011/2012 Forum of Pensioners of constituting themselves into nuisance to the people of the state and blackmailing the state government at the same time.


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