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Nasarawa pensioners decry hardship, exclusion from payment voucher

Pensioners in Nasarawa State yesterday decried the untold hardship being experienced due to the decision of the state government to delist their names from the Payment Voucher (PV).
Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki

Pension arrears: Edo government to verify, pay beneficiaries in batches

The Edo Government has said it will commence both physical and documentary verification of pensioners in the state in batches.

PTAD: Federal government spent N79.2 billion on monthly pension in 2018

The Federal Government in 2018 spent a total of N79.2 billion on the payment of monthly pensions to pensioners.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says an investigation is ongoing on the seized $2.8 million at Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.

Man convicted over N13 million pension fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Enugu Zonal office, today April 8, 2019, secured the conviction of a pension fraudster, Akpudili Christian Anayo before Justice K.I Okpe of the state High, court Enugu, sitting in Enugu State.

PTAD pays N2.6 billion as outstanding arrears to pensioners

The Pension Transitional Arrangement Directorate (PTAD) said on Friday that it has paid about N2,608,455,504.24 (Two Billion, Six Hundred and Eight Million, Four Hundred and Fifty Five Thousand, Five Hundred and Four Naira, Twenty Four Kobo Only) to 103,710 Civil Service pensioners.

The coming of micro pension plan

True to the notification, on Thursday, March 28, President Muhammadu Buhari launched the micro pension plan (MPP) which automatically extends retirement benefits to millions of self-employed workers in the informal sector.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Rivers APC condemns Governor Wike’s ban on public rallies, protests

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers on Friday condemned the recent ban on the public rallies and protests in the state.

NUP directs pensioners to withdraw from verification exercise in Oyo

The Nigeria Union of Pensioners in Oyo State has directed its members to withdraw from the ongoing verification exercise in the state over the harsh environment under which the initiative was being carried out.
Daniel Onjeh

Benue elections: Ex-NANS president weeps as INEC declares Governor Ortom winner of governorship poll

Former President of National Association of Nigerian Students, Daniel Onjeh, on Sunday burst into tears after the INEC declared Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue winner of the 2019 governorship election.

NLC, TUC, pensioners endorse Governor Sani Bello for second term

The Organised Unions and Pensioners in Niger state have endorsed Governor Abubakar Bello for second term.

Ikedi Ohakim declares Imo technically dead, seeks second chance

Ikedi Ohakim, the former governor of Imo State and governorship candidate of Accord Party has said that Imo State as presently constituted is dead, judging from what he described as an awful performance of outgoing Governor, Rochas Okorocha.
President Buhari receives in audience Former Governor of Ogun State Eremu Olusegun Osoba and Ogun APC Gubernatorial Candidate Mr Dapo Abiodun in State House on 28th Dec 2018-1

Ogun election: Pensioners rally support for APC candidate

Pensioners in Ogun State on Thursday vowed to support the governorship candidate of All Progressives Congress (APC), Dapo Abiodun, in the March 9 election.
Femi Adesina, spokesman of President Muhammadu Buhari

Things that pertain to our peace

I’d never had the head for figures. In fact, the enmity between me and mathematics was so bad that if you gave me a bottle, and you asked me to use the bottom to write the letter ‘o,’ it may likely come out as ‘p’ or ‘q,’ or even something more catastrophic.
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, addressing the ex-workers of the defunct Nigeria Airways, who staged a rally in support of President Muhammadu Buhari in Lagos on Friday.

Ex-Nigeria Airways workers recount 14-year ordeal of non-payment of benefits

Some pensioners and ex-workers of the defunct Nigeria Airways have given accounts of the trauma, untold hardship they went through for more than 14 years they were retrenched without payment of their pensions and benefits.
President Muhammadu Buhari, who was on campaign trail to Lagos on Saturday, said his administration’s economic policies have been making the desired impact as evidenced by steady growth in the economy in the last three years.-15

President Buhari: Our economic policies making desired impact

President Muhammadu Buhari, who was on campaign trail to Lagos on Saturday, said his administration’s economic policies have been making the desired impact as evidenced by steady growth in the economy in the last three years.
President Muhammadu Buhari in Ado Ekiti on Tuesday said he had directed security agencies to keep tabs on people on corruption watch list.

President Buhari: Our economic policies are making desired impact

President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday in Lagos said his administration’s economic policies are making the desired impact, evidenced by steady growth in the economy in the last three years.

PTAD saves N4.9 billion from pension payroll clean up

The Executive Secretary of the Pension Transitional Arrangement Directorate, (PTAD), Sharon Ikeazor, says the thorough clean up conducted in pensions operations by her directorate has succeeded in saving Nigeria about N4.9 billion naira annually.
President Muhammadu Buhari says since 1978 when he was named the minister of petroleum till date, he has not lost interest in the oil sector.

Nigeria Airways ex-workers to stage rally for President Buhari February 8

Ex-workers of Nigeria Airways Limited will on Feb. 8 stage a mega rally in Lagos to declare their support for President Muhammadu Buhari’s candidacy in the Feb. 16 presidential election.

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