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Lagos govt retirees receive N1 billion in November

Governor Akinwunmi Ambode has again, delighted Pensioners in Lagos State Public Service, inclusive of Local Government and SUBEB by releasing the sum of N1,075 billion into the Retirement Savings Account (RSA) of 301 Contributory Pension Scheme (CPS) retirees in the month of November.

Yuletide: Governor Ambode urges Nigerians to extend love, kindness to all

Lagos State governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, has called on Nigerians to see the period of Christmas as an opportunity to rekindle acts of love and kindness to one another and especially to the vulnerable in the society.

DSS official threatens to shoot journalists at Akwa Ibom Govt House

Akwa Ibom State Government House journalists yesterday berated a Department of State Services (DSS) official for threatening to shoot members of the Correspondents’ Chapel who went to keep an appointment with the Chief Press Secretary (CPS) to the Governor, Mr. Ekerete Udo.

Boko Haram’s plot to bomb Abuja, others real – Police

The police have said the plot by Boko Haram to bomb the Federal Capital Territory and six other states is real.

Police kill 2 suspected killers of Youth leader in Kaduna

The Nigeria Police Force has killed two suspected killers of a Youth Leader, Haru Manya, in Sabon Gaya in Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna State.

Police parades 16 for robbery, kidnapping, car snatching

The Police Thursday paraded 16 suspect for their involvement in kidnapping, armed robbery and car snatching.

I will not allow journalists to be harassed – Governor Al-Makura’s aide

Mr Musa Elayo, the newly appointed Chief Press Secretary (CPS) to Gov. Tanko Al-Makura of Nasarawa State, says he will ensure that the rights of journalists practicing in the state are protected.

ACP Abba Kyari arrests man who cloned his Facebook

Abba Kyari, assistant police commissioner of Lagos state, says he has arrested a man who cloned his Facebook account.

Benue anti-grazing law: Nasarawa govt assures border communities of safety

The Nasarawa State Government has called on its border communities with Benue State, to go about their normal businesses as the implementation of the Anti-Grazing Law by the Benue State Government takes effect.

Governor Ambode congratulates new UNILAG vice-chancellor Oluwatoyin Ogundipe

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, on Monday congratulated Professor Oluwatoyin Ogundipe on his appointment as the new Vice Chancellor of the University of Lagos (UNILAG).

NUJ lauds Governor Al-Makura over appointment of 3 journalists

The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Nasarawa State Council, has lauded Gov. Umaru Al-Makura, for appointing three journalists into various positions in the state.

PenCom explains delay in gratuity payment

Some retirees under the Contributory Pension Scheme (CPS) have yet to receive gratuity due to unfunded Defined Benefit Scheme (DBS) backlog owed by the Federal Government.

Police chief Ibrahim Idris warns officers against being kidnapped like “fowls”

The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris, has warned police officers against allowing themselves to be abducted ‘like “fowls’.

Trade Union Congress accuses Cross River govt of misappropriating N19bn Paris Club refund

The organised labour in Cross River State has accused the state government of misappropriating the N19 billion meant for the settlement of gratuities, salaries and other labour-related matters in the state.

Why new pension bill must be dropped – SGF

The Office of Secretary to Government of the Federation, SGF, and some stakeholders have opposed the proposed exemption of para-military organisations from the contributory pension scheme.

IGP directs AIGs, CPs to beef up security on highways

Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, yesterday directed Assistant Inspectors General of Police, AIGs, and Commissioners of Police, CPs, to replicate his efforts at tackling crimes in the country by beefing up security on highways and major roads.

Imo govt to immortalise slain Somtochukwu Ibeanusi

Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State says the state government would name Douglas Road after 10-year-old Somtochukwu Ibeanusi who died on August 26 during Eke Ukwu Market demolition and relocation.

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.

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