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NSCDC retirees protest unpaid allowances in Ibadan

About 600 retirees of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, across the South-West states have staged a protest over unpaid allowances since they were disengaged from service some years ago.

Father Ejike Mbaka’s prophecy contemptuous – Imo PDP elders

Elders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Imo State have reacted to the New Year prophecy of fiery Catholic priest, Rev. Fr. Ejike Mbaka.
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has banned the planned RevolutionNow protest in the state.

Rivers governor approves inclusion of 2,600 more retirees on pensions payroll

Gov. Nyesom Wike of Rivers has approved the inclusion of 2,673 additional retirees into the monthly pension payment scheme of the state government.
Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo has met with aggrieved All Progressives Congress (APC) aspirants who participated in the party’s 2019 primary election.

My people-oriented policies will earn me second term – Edo governor

Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State has said that the reforms and people-oriented policies he has implemented in the state that have allegedly changed the fortunes of the people will earn him a second term in office.

Military retirees demand own ministry

Military retirees in the country have urged the Federal Government to upgrade the Veterans Affairs Division in the Ministry of Defence to a full-fedged ministry to cater for their welfare.

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.

Jigawa pays 382 retirees N740.6 million as gratuities

Jigawa State Pension Board has paid N740,602,90.36k as retirement benefits to 382 retirees from April till date, the Executive Chairman of the Board, Hashim Ahmed Fagam, has disclosed.
Gboyega Oyetola

Osun government denies receiving Paris Club refund

The Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Mr. Adeniyi Adesina, said it was absolute falsehood for any group of people to claim that some amount of intervention fund has been made available to the Gboyega Oyetola administration.
Gboyega Oyetola

Retirees protest, demand 15 months pension, gratuities from Osun government

Retirees in Osun, under the aegis of Forum of 2011/2012 Pensioners, on Tuesday protested to demand the payment of 15 months backlog of pension and gratuities from the state government.
Governor David Nweze Umahi

Ebonyi government to empower 200 professionals

The Ebonyi government says it has concluded arrangement to empower 200 young professionals who are indigenes of the state under its Stimulus Development Project (SSDP).
Ibikunle Amosun

Governor Amosun threatens to ‘disgrace’ labour leaders planing protest

The Ogun State governor, Ibikunle Amosun, has threatened to disgrace the leadership of Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) if the congress insists on embarking a protest scheduled to take place next Tuesday in the state.
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: Muhammadu Buhari unparalleled in contributory pension scheme

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

Lagos to fast-track pension payment to retirees with terminal ailments

The Lagos State Government says it will henceforth fast-track the payment of gratuity and pension to retirees living with terminal diseases.
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.

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.
Governor Udom Emmanuel

Akwa Ibom church leaders back Udom Emmanuel’s re-election bid

Church leaders under the aegis of Spiritual Fathers Forum (SFF) has affirmed their support for the re-election bid of Akwa-Ibom State Governor, Emmanuel Udom.

Liquidation of six micro-finance banks worrisome – Bauchi government

Bauchi State Government has expressed concern over the liquidation of six Micro-finance Banks by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) across the state.

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