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Expert seeks increased awareness on multi-fund investment structure

A Chartered Insurer and former Managing Director of Linkage Assurance Plc, Dr. Pius Apere, has kicked against the multi-fund investment structure introduced last year by the National Pension Commission (PENCOM), stressing that the Pension Fund Administrators (PFAs) have not created enough awareness on the initiative.
Novak Djokovic on Friday continued his quest for a record seventh Australian Open crown by swatting aside French 28th seed Lucas Pouille 6-0, 6-2, 6-2 to set up a final against Rafael Nadal.-1

Novak Djokovic heads into clay season secure as world number one

The Serb is almost 2,500 points ahead of Rafael Nadal while third-placed Alexander Zverev will hope to pick up points at the Marrakech claycourt event this week when Britain’s Kyle Edmund will hope to make moves to regain his place in the top 20.

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.
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Roger Federer goes fourth in rankings after Miami triumph

Roger Federer jumped up one spot to fourth in the ATP rankings released on Monday after capturing his 101st career title with his victory over John Isner in Miami.
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NBS: FGN bonds top N8.63 trillion pension funds’ assets

Total pension funds’ assets under management increased to N8.63 trillion in the fourth quarter of 2018 (Q4 2018), compared to N8.32 trillion in Q2, according to the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS).

Pension: Lagos signs 18 percent new CPS contribution rate into law

The Lagos State Pension Commission (LASPEC) on Sunday said that Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode has signed into law the Amended Lagos State Pension Reform Law.

PenCom recovers N564.67 million un-remitted pension

The National Pension Commission says it has recovered pension contributions and interest totalling N564.67million from defaulting employers during the third quarter of 2018.

PenCom: Pension funds hit N8.45 trillion

Latest operational report from the National Pension Commission (PenCom) has revealed that Nigeria’s Pension Assets under the Contributory Pension Scheme (CPS) now stands at N8.45 trillion.
Novak Djokovic

Novak Djokovic, Simona Halep named top seeds in Australian Open

World number ones Novak Djokovic and Simona Halep were named top seeds on Thursday for next week’s Australian Open, with 23-time major winner Serena Williams lurking at 16 on the women’s side.

Federal government to release N4 billion as pension for professors, permanent secretary

The Federal Government is set to release N4bn to kick-start the payment of full salaries as minimum pensions for some categories of retirees under the Contributory Pension Scheme.

PenCom urges pension contributors to update biometrics

The National Commission has advised contributors to update their records with the Pension Fund Administrators in a bid to ensure the smooth running of the Retired Savings Accounts.

PenCom urges pension contributors to update biometrics

The National Commission (PenCom), has advised contributors to update their records with the Pension Fund Administrators (PFAs) in a bid to ensure the smooth running of the Retired Savings Accounts (RSA).

Alex Iwobi, Mo Salah, Asisat Oshoala, others make 2018 CAF awards shortlist

The shortlists for the 2018 Confederation of African Football awards were announced on Friday
France's President Emmanuel Macron, gestures as he delivers his final press conference on the second day of the G20 Leader's Summit, in Buenos Aires, on December 01, 2018. G20 leaders on Saturday found the minimum common ground on the global economy at a summit in Buenos Aires with a closing communique that left divisions on clear display. Ludovic MARIN / AFP

Protesters: Emmanuel Macron’s speech is too late, we are going back

Groups of “yellow vest” protesters across France responded scathingly to the “crumbs” offered by President Emmanuel Macron in a speech intended to defuse their revolt, but others acknowledged his efforts.

Lagos government settles N688 million accrued pension rights

The Lagos State Government said it released N688 million to 178 retirees in October to offset part of their accrued pension rights.

PenCom recovers over N465m from defaulting employers in Q2

The National Pension Commission (PenCom) said it recovered a total of N465.02 million as outstanding pension contributions from defaulting employers in the second quarter of 2018, Q2’18.

PenCom: Employees can make non-obligatory voluntary contributions into their RSAs

The National Pensions Commission says that employees can make Voluntary Contributions into their Retirement Savings Account besides mandatory pension contributions.

Kevin Anderson up to sixth as Rafael Nadal faces battle to stay top

South Africa's Kevin Anderson climbed up two places to sixth in Monday's ATP rankings after sealing a berth at the Tour Finals following his title in Vienna at the weekend.

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Odion Ighalo, Asisat Oshoala shortlisted for Nigeria Pitch Awards

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Huge rallies in Sudan as protesters vow to ‘protect revolution’

Huge crowds of protesters have rallied in the streets of the Sudanese capital, Khartoum, stepping up pressure on the country's ruling military council to cede power to an interim civilian body.

Governor Akeredolu pledges to pay N30,000 minimum wage

Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has assured workers in the state of his administration’s readiness to implement the new minimum wage of N30,000.
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PDP raises alarm over Senator Adeleke’s safety

The national leadership of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has raised the alarm, alleging threats to the life of its candidate in the 2018 Osun governorship election, Senator Ademola Adeleke.