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Ogun pensioners protest, demand immediate payment of gratuities

Pensioners in Ogun State on Tuesday demanded immediate payment of gratuities of State and Local Government retirees from 2014 and 2011 to date.
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Ogun workers call off warning strike

Workers in Ogun State on Friday called off the warning strike they recently embarked upon.
Governor Nyesom Wike on Tuesday claimed the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, spent the sum of N10 billion to fight him during the 2019 governorship election.

Rivers pensioners beg governor to pay four-year pending gratuities

Pensioners in Rivers State have appealed to Governor Nyesom Wike to pay their four years pension arrears and gratuities owed them to “help change our pitiable living conditions”.
Ekiti State Governor Kayode Fayemi has denied claims that his government has sold off the Ekiti State Governor’s Lodge in Abuja.

Ekiti PDP alleges Governor Fayemi plots to scam pensioners of N6 billion

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ekiti State has accused the State Governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, of colluding with a Lagos based private company, United Capital Plc, to loot over N6 billion from pensioners in the State.
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NLC begins indefinite strike in Cross River

Government activities were paralysed in offices in Cross River State Monday following the indefinite strike embarked upon by the Nigeria Labour Congress.

Cross River TUC denies bribery allegation

Speaking at a media briefing on Saturday, the State Secretary of the union, Ken Bassey, said, “Nobody has collected a dime from the government. And the TUC is not the mouthpiece of the government as is being insinuated.”
Governor Hope Uzodinma of Imo, on Sunday, announced that three coronavirus patients have been discharged after treatment in Imo State.

Imo governor abolishes pensions, gratuities for former governors, speakers, deputies

Governor Hope Uzodinma of Imo State has assented to a bill repealing the law that created pension allowances and gratuities for former governors, deputy governors, assembly speakers and deputy speakers.

PDP hails Lagos workers, tasks governor on better conditions

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Lagos state chapter, has joined in felicitating with the generality of workers in the state as they commemorate Workers’ Day with their counterparts across the world.
The Kayode Fayemi administration in Ekiti State says it has defrayed inherited debts to the tune of 31 billion naira since assumption of office.

Ekiti to build recreational centre for retirees

Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has unveiled plans by his administration to build a recreational and wellness centre with modern facilities for senior citizens in Ado-Ekiti, the state capital.
The campaign organisation in a statement said a PDP supporter, Yusuf Seidu Uhiene, was killed in Ayingba, in Dekina local government, when the party’s governership candidate, Engr. Musa Wada, was there for a stakeholders meeting.

Kogi guber: Igala-Bassa group endorses PDP candidate Musa Wada

The Igala Cultural Development Association (ICDA), Ukomu Igala and other cultural organisations of the Igala/Bassa nation, have thrown their weight behind Musa Wada and Sam Aro of the People’s Democracy Party (PDP) as candidates in the November 16 governorship election in Kogi State.
The African Development Bank, AfDB, says it has approved a 70 million dollar loan for a road project in Ebonyi. The bank said on its website on Friday that it would provide $40 million, while its co-financier, the Africa Growing Together Fund (AGTF), would contribute $30 million for the project.

World Bank, AfDB to give Ekiti $100 million loan to build airport, others

The Ekiti State Government has finally expressed its readiness to build an airport facility as part of efforts to attract investors to the state and make it the economic hub in all facets.
Chief Muyiwa Olumilua, the state Commissioner for Information and Value Orientation, said this in Ado Ekiti on Saturday at a news conference to announce activities to mark the first anniversary of the Gov. Kayode Fayemi-led administration in the state.

Why Ekiti governor failed to fulfill promise on arrears of salaries, others – commissioner

The Ekiti State Government has said that huge debt it inherited from the previous administration constrained it from fulfilling its promise to clear emoluments and salary arrears owed workers within one year.

Anambra governor presents N137.1 billion budget proposal for 2020

Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State on Thursday presented a budget proposal of N137.1 billion for 2020 to the State House of Assembly for approval.
The minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning Mrs Zainab Ahmed disclosed this on Tuesday during her maiden meeting with top officials of the two merged ministries at the headquarters of Budget and National Planning in Abuja.

Federal government begins deduction of N614 billion budget support funds from states

The federal government has said it will begin deduction of the N614 billion bailout funds disbursed to 35 States of the federation (excluding Lagos) under the National Budget Support Loan Facility.

Pensioners protest at Benue government house

Pensioners in Benue State, on Wednesday, shut down Government House, Makurdi over non-payment of their pension allowances and gratuities.
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Ekiti governor to secure bond for outstanding gratuities

Ekiti State governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has reiterated his government’s readiness to secure bond offerings to offset the outstanding gratuities of state pensioners.

Group condemns attacks, blackmail on central bank chief Godwin Emefiele

A group, Yoruba Youth Democratic Movement (YYDM), has condemned what it called blackmail by some people who are against the re-appointment of the governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Dr. Godwin Emefiele.

Central bank threatens legal action over ‘stolen’ N500 billion allegation, says money was given...

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) says N150 billion which was reported as stolen from its coffers was part of a N650 billion loan to states.

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