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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.

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.
Senator Buruji Kashamu

Ogun elections: Senator Kashamu promises to pay workers’ entitlements within 100 days

The Ogun State governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Buruji Kashamu, has promised to restructure and pay all unpaid salaries and deductions of public workers in the state, within 100 days he assumed office.
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.

NLC vows to rescue Ogun workers from Governor Amosun

The leadership of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has said it must rescue Ogun workers from some alleged anti-labour practices of the state governor, Ibikunle Amosun.

Central bank issues new directive on payment of salaries, pension taxes

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has issued a directive for the commencement of the end-to-end electronic payment of salaries, pensions, suppliers and taxes in the country.
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.

Labour urges federal government to pay N30.8 billion balance of bailout fund to Kogi

The organised labour in Kogi on Wednesday pleaded with the Federal Government to immediately release N30.8 billion balance of the approved bailout fund to the state government.

Presidency warns Governor Ortom against dubious campaign

The presidency yesterday in Abuja warned Benue State Governor, Mr. Samuel Ortom, to desist from what it described as his “nonsense” and “dubious” attacks on President Muhammadu Buhari and focus on the state’s challenges.

Hate campaign: President Buhari suffering guilty conscience – Governor Ortom

Benue State governor, Samuel Ortom, has said that President Muhammadu Buhari is suffering from guilty conscience especially with regard to the manner in which he had handled the 2018 Fulani pogrom in the state.
Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, on Monday urged Nigerians not to fall into deceptions of President Muhammdu Buhari and his party (APC) in their to seek second term.-3

Atiku Abubakar: President Buhari’s government is dead

Atiku Abubakar, the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has given a damning verdict on President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration, saying the government is dead.
PRESIDENT RECEIVES LEADERSHIP OF NIGERIA UNION OF PENSIONERS AT THE COUNCIL CHAMBER, STATE HOUSE ABUJA JAN 4 2019-1

President Buhari: N4.9 trillion saved annually from pension payroll cleanup

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday said the Pension Transitional Arrangement Directorate (PTAD) under his administration has saved N4.9 trillion per annum as a result of payroll clean-up under the civil service verification exercise.
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.
Xi Jinping

President Xi Jinping: Taiwan reunification with China ‘inevitable’

Taiwan’s unification with the mainland is “inevitable”, President Xi Jinping said on Wednesday, warning against any efforts to promote the island’s independence and saying China would not renounce the option of using military force to bring it into the fold.

PDP seeks immortalisation of former president Shehu Shagari

Prince Uche Secondus, the National Chairman, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says Nigeria has lost one of its most compassionate and humane leaders in the late former President, Alhaji Shehu Shagari.
Umar Nasko

2019: PDP candidate vows to pay N20,000 monthly stipend to all unemployed graduates

The Peoples Democratic Party governorship candidate for the 2019 election in Niger State, Alhaji Umar Mohammed Nasko, has declared that his government will pay N20,000 monthly to all unemployed graduates in the state under a social security scheme that he will launch.

Lagos street sweepers protest unpaid salary, others

Scores of street sweepers under the “Cleaner Lagos Initiative (CLI)” of the Lagos State Government on Monday protested their delayed salaries among other grievances, barely two week after staging an earlier protest.
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.

NLC to place governors owing salaries, pensions on ‘watch list’

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) is to liase with the International Trade Union Congress (ITUC) to place names of governors in the states where workers are being owed salaries and pensions for several months on a “watch list”.
Peter Obi

PDP alleges freezing of Peter Obi’s accounts

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Presidential Campaign Organization (PPCO) has accused Muhammadu Buhari administration of stopping transactions on all accounts belonging its Vice presidential candidate, Mr Peter Obi, wife, his family members and their businesses.
Theresa May

Theresa May begs UK public to back her Brexit plan

Prime Minister Theresa May made a dramatic direct appeal to the British public to support her deal to exit the European Union on Sunday even as backing from her own party for the agreement appeared to elude her.

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