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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 PDP, Governor Fayemi bicker over pensioners’ gratuities

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Ekiti State has accused the State Governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi of working in concert with a Lagos company, United Capital Plc, to scam pensioners in the state of N6 billion.
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.
The governor, Hope Uzodinma, disclosed this in Owerri, after meeting with the leadership of the state chapters of the Nigeria Union of Pensioners, NUP, led by Josiah Ugochukwu, Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, Comrade Austin Chilakpu and Trade Union Congress, TUC, at the Government House in Owerri.

Imo publishes eight names involved in N330 million pension fraud

The Imo State government yesterday made public of its findings in the payroll system regarding pension fraud which involved eight persons said to be receiving N330 million annually as a pension.
Babagana Umara Zulum

Official: Borno uncovers people collecting salaries, pensions same time

Borno Head of Service (HoS), Simon Malgwi, on Saturday said that the state government had uncovered some fraudulent activities of some pensioners in the state.

Pensioners decry neglect by Nigerian government

Hundreds of pensioners, few days ago gathered at the headquarters of Nigeria Union of Pensioners, NUP, in Abuja and decried alleged abandonment and neglect by the Federal Government and the Presidential Task Force, PTF, on Coronavirus, COVID-19, as Nigeria struggles to contain the spread of the rampaging pandemic.
The National Union of Textile Garment and Tailoring Workers of Nigeria held a peaceful protest in Lagos on Tuesday to mark the 40th anniversary of the organisation.

May Day: NLC demands implementation of N30,000 minimum wage in Kwara

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has appealed to the Kwara Government to ensure immediate and full implementation of the N30,000 minimum wage to its workers.
The Imo State governor, Hope Uzodinma, on Monday terminated the Assumpta-Port Harcourt road contract over the abandonment of the project by the contractor handling it.

Governor Uzodinma: Imo government saves N2 billion monthly

Imo governor, Sen Hope Uzodinma, on Monday disclosed that his administration saves N2 billion every month from the wage bill of the state workers and pensioners.
Governor Babagana Zulum on Friday struck a deal with 30 Saudi-based clerics to endlessly pray for the return of peace in the state.

Ramadan: Borno pays April salaries, pensions

Civil servants and pensioners in Borno have been paid April salaries and pensions to enable them make preparations for the upcoming Ramadan Fast.
The Imo State governor, Hope Uzodinma, on Monday terminated the Assumpta-Port Harcourt road contract over the abandonment of the project by the contractor handling it.

Imo: We saved N300 million by sacking pension payment consultant

Imo State government, on Wednesday, said it has saved N300 million pensioners funds by sacking the consultant contracted by the short-lived administration of Chief Emeka Ihedioha.

Lockdown: Pensioners beg Nigerian government for palliatives

Nigeria Union of Pensioners, NUP, has pleaded with President Muhammadu Buhari to include the nation’s pensioners among beneficiaries of relief materials being distributed to vulnerable Nigerians.
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Governor Sule: Why Nasarawa local councils didn’t pay March salaries in full

Gov. Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State has explained why some local government councils in the state were not able to pay the March salaries in full.
Briefing journalists in Umuahia, Commissioner for Finance, Dr. Aham Uko, stated the exercise is designed to checkmate the rising cases of irregular names on the pension scheme, which had also made it difficult for the payment of pensions.

Abia begins biometric data-capturing of pensioners

Abia State government has commenced the biometric-data capturing of all pensioners to ascertain the actual number of genuine pensioners on the state’s payroll.
Newly sworn in Governor of Bayelsa, Sen. Douye Diri, has urged the state House of Assembly to expedite passage of the 2020 Appropriation Bill he would soon present for consideration.

Bayelsa: Why we requested N2.9 billion car loan

The decision to request a loan facility of N2.9billion for the purchase of vehicles has been defended by Governor Douye Diri of Bayelsa state.

Benue governor apologises to pensioners over failure to pay arrears

Gov. Samuel Ortom of Benue on Monday apologised to pensioners over government’s inability to pay pension and gratuities arrears.

Lagos pensioners to access free health insurance from April

The Lagos State Government on Saturday said that its pensioners above 60 years old would from April this year, begin to enjoy a free health insurance scheme.
Power returned to much of Argentina and two neighboring countries following a massive blackout that left tens of millions in the dark on Sunday.

NEPA/PHCN pensioners protest non-payment of N25 billion arrears

Pensioners of Nigeria Electricity Power Authority/Power Holding Company of Nigeria (NEPA/PHCN), yesterday, protested non-payment of their over N25 billion benefit arrears since 2012 till date.

Ondo pensioners hail governor over 33 percent pension increase

Pensioners in Ondo State have hailed Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu for the implementation and payment of 33 percent increment in their allowances.
“Governor Nasir El-Rufai has also intervened to ensure prompt settlement of the salary arrears that the local government councils owe to about 8500 primary school teachers that were employed in the second batch of recruitment of new teachers.

Kaduna governor increases pensioners benefits from N3,000 to N30,000 per month

Governor Nasir El-Rufai on Thursday shocked pensioners in the state as he increased their benefits from as low as N3,000 to N30,000, saying that what most pensioners take home was unacceptable.

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