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Vice President Yemi Osinbajo

VP Osinbajo: Nigerian military has destroyed Boko Haram

The Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, yesterday declared that the military has destroyed the backbone of Boko Haram terrorists.
Muhammadu Buhari

NITEL/MTEL pensioners commend President Buhari over payment

Pensioners under the auspices of NITEL/MTEL Pensioners Association Northwest Zone have commended President Muhammadu Buhari and the Federal Government over the prompt payment of their monthly pension.
PRESIDENT RECEIVES LEADERSHIP OF NIGERIA UNION OF PENSIONERS AT THE COUNCIL CHAMBER, STATE HOUSE ABUJA JAN 4 2019-4

President Buhari: Welfare of pensioners one of the priorities of my administration

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday in Abuja said his administration had paid billions of naira to pensioners since he came to power in 2015.
Muhammadu Buhari

President Buhari: We have stopped dehumanisation of pensioners

President Muhammadu Buhari Friday in Abuja said his administration has stopped the dehumanisation of federal pensioners by ensuring they were paid their entitlements and the backlog as at when due.
Eric Drouet

Leader of France’s ‘yellow vests’ arrested

One of the leaders of the “yellow vest” anti-government demonstrations was detained by police in Paris late Wednesday for organising an unauthorised protest, signalling a harder line by the authorities against the movement.
Some civil servants in Abia on Monday commended the State Government for prompt payment of their December salaries and pensions.

Payment of December salaries, pension excites Abia workers

Some civil servants in Abia on Monday commended the State Government for prompt payment of their December salaries and pensions.
Sonni Ogbuoji

Ebonyi guber: APC candidate cautions David Umahi on reckless spending

Sen. Soni Ogbuji, the Governorship Candidate of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ebonyi State, has warned the state government against reckless spending of public funds.
President Muhammadu Buhari has lauded Nigerians for curbing excessive taste for foreign products, which has positioned the country for food self-sufficiency, and resulted into savings of over $21 billion.

#HAPPYBDPMB: A dozen reasons for Muhammadu Buhari’s reelection

On Monday December 17, 2018, President Muhammadu Buhari who is seeking re-election for a second term of office will be marking his 76th birthday and, in his own words, “still going strong.”
NSCDC

NSCDC personnel beat up two journalists for taking photographs in Lafia

Personnel of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps attached to the Nasarawa State Pensions Bureau in Lafia, have attacked journalists for taking pictures of a document pasted on the board’s notice board.
President Muhammadu Buhari has lauded Nigerians for curbing excessive taste for foreign products, which has positioned the country for food self-sufficiency, and resulted into savings of over $21 billion.

Pensioners write commendation letter to Muhammadu Buhari

Retirees under the aegis of Nigeria Union of Pensioners Contributory Pension Scheme Sector (NUPCPS) have written to President Muhammadu Buhari, applauding his administration as the best in 14 years of the pension scheme.

PTAD releases N1.5 billion to 500 next of kins

Pension Transitional Arrangement Directorate (PTAD) pays the sum of N1.56 billion to 500 next of kins of the deceased Nitel/Mtel pensioners under the defined benefit scheme

Federal government pays 500 deceased NITEL/MTEL pensioners’ families N1.5 billion

The Pension Transitional Arrangement Directorate (PTAD) at the weekend paid N1,565,190,623.12 to 500 next of kins of the deceased Nitel/Mtel pensioners under the Defined Benefit Scheme.
INEC Election Nigeria

2019: Abia electorate urged to embrace change with open arms

The Senatorial candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Abia South Senatorial Zone, Marc Wabara, has urged Abia electorate to reject bad leadership and welcome change in 2019.
kayode fayemi ekiti

Ekiti retirees urges Kayode Fayemi to investigate delay in pension

Pensioners in Ekiti State have urged the state Governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, to investigate the reason behind the delay in the payment of pension to members despite introducing centralised payment for all pensioners in the state.
Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki

2019 Budget: Godwin Obaseki to spend N9 billion on pension, arrears, gratuity

The Governor Godwin Obaseki-led administration in Edo State plans to sustain the regular payment of pensioners’ entitlements in 2019 to demonstrate its respect for the state’s senior citizens.
Ayuba Wabba

Ayuba Wabba: Why workers, pensioners groan in Nigeria

As the national minimum wage crisis continues to threaten industrial harmony in the country, Ayuba Wabba, National President, Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), has given an insight into why Nigerian workers and pensioners suffer and groan under poor welfare.

2019: Stop meddling in our affairs – PDP tells APC

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Borno State, has told the All Progressives Congress (APC)-led administration in the state to face its responsibilities of bringing succour to the people instead of meddling in the politics of opposition parties.

Borno PDP chieftain tasks government on pension payment

Alhaji Muhammad Imam, the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate in Borno, has called on the state government to pay pension arrears owed to pensioners.

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Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has listed what Nigeria should do to have access to $12 trillion “dormant funds”.

Points for concern and action

Democracy becomes a sham if elections are carried out by people who should be impartial and neutral umpires, but who show no integrity, acting with blatant partiality, duplicity and imbecility. For all democrats and those carrying out the process of elections, there must be the redline that must not be crossed in tactics and practices of democracy.

Pastor Bakare: Terrorists’ attacks on Borno evidence of declining patriotism among troops

Pastor Tunde Bakare, the Presiding Pastor, Latter Rain Assembly, has said that the recent setbacks recorded by the country in the anti-terror war were more of declining patriotism among the troops, more than other reasons.
Atiku Abubakar, Bukola Saraki, Ben Murray-Bruce in the US. Twitter-Ben Murray-Bruce

‘Atiku Abubakar’s US visit a political and PR disaster’

The President Muhammadu Buhari campaign organisation has described the recent visit of the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, to the United States as a political and public relation disaster.
Lanre Issa-Onilu

APC: Ex-President Obasanjo’s past hunting him

The All Progressives Congress (APC), has chided former President Olusegun Obasanjo, for alleging that the ruling party is colluding with the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to rig the forthcoming general elections, maintaining that he is being hunted by his past misdeeds.

INEC: Election victory by wide margins no longer possible

Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof. Mahmoud Yakubu, says technology has been able to prevent rigging such that no political party can win an election by a wide margin as was the case in the past.