Pensions – TheNewsGuru https://thenewsguru.com Africa's fastest growing news platform Fri, 12 Jul 2019 12:15:36 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.4.2 https://thenewsguru.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/cropped-ico-tng-32x32.jpg Pensions – TheNewsGuru https://thenewsguru.com 32 32 Court orders payment of N151m pension arrears to Nyame, 3 others https://thenewsguru.com/nigeria-news/court-orders-payment-n151m-pension-arrears-nyame-3-others/ https://thenewsguru.com/nigeria-news/court-orders-payment-n151m-pension-arrears-nyame-3-others/#respond Fri, 12 Jul 2019 12:15:36 +0000 https://www.thenewsguru.com/?p=199404 The National Industrial Court has ordered the payment of the sum of N151.1 million being the unpaid pension arrears of ex-governor of Taraba, Rev. Jolly Nyame and three others from May, 2013 to Oct.2015. The other claimants in the suit were Uba Ahmadu, Abubakar Armayau and Bilkisu Danboyi. The judge, Justice Sanusi Kado in a […]

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900 Nigeria Airways retirees die awaiting pensions https://thenewsguru.com/nigeria-news/900-nigeria-airways-retirees-die-awaiting-pensions/ https://thenewsguru.com/nigeria-news/900-nigeria-airways-retirees-die-awaiting-pensions/#respond Sat, 20 Oct 2018 06:43:58 +0000 https://www.thenewsguru.com/?p=157015 A member of the Ministerial Committee on the verification of payment of retired Nigeria Airways workers ,Captain  Shu’aibu Alfa, revealed  yesterday that 900 retirees have so far died nationwide since 2004. Alfa, who is the Supervisor, Kano Verification Centre, told  the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Kano that there are three centres where the […]

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Delta Govt. approves 33 per cent increase on pensions https://thenewsguru.com/niger-delta/delta-govt-approves-33-per-cent-increase-pensions/ https://thenewsguru.com/niger-delta/delta-govt-approves-33-per-cent-increase-pensions/#respond Thu, 18 Oct 2018 09:37:14 +0000 https://www.thenewsguru.com/?p=156746 The Delta Government has approved 33 per cent increase on the pensions of retired workers in the state, bringing them at par with those received by retirees in the federal civil service. The state Commissioner for Information, Chief Patrick Ukah, disclosed this to newsmen in Asaba on Wednesday. Ukah said the increment was part of […]

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Delta Assembly approves appointment of 2 nominees https://thenewsguru.com/niger-delta/delta-assembly-approves-appointment-2-nominees/ https://thenewsguru.com/niger-delta/delta-assembly-approves-appointment-2-nominees/#respond Wed, 29 Aug 2018 17:51:22 +0000 https://www.thenewsguru.com/?p=148140 The Delta House of Assembly on Wednesday screened and approved nominees for appointment of chairman and secretary of the State Bureau of Local Government Pensions. The screening and approval of the nominees followed a motion moved by the Majority Leader of the Assembly, Mr Tim Owhefere, and was seconded by Mr Daniel Yingi, representing Burutu […]

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LASG disburse N1.2bn pension payments https://thenewsguru.com/news/lasg-disburse-n1-2bn-pension-payments/ https://thenewsguru.com/news/lasg-disburse-n1-2bn-pension-payments/#respond Wed, 20 Dec 2017 19:40:11 +0000 https://www.thenewsguru.com/?p=103102 The Lagos State Government (LASG) has disbursed about N1.2 billion as pension payments of 286 retirees for December. Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode, at the Retirement Bond Certificates Presentation on Wednesday, said his administration within the limited resources, innovated and ensured prompt payments of the pension obligations. The governor was represented by the Commissioner for Establishments, Training […]

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SERAP sues Nigerian govt over senators, ministers’ life pensions https://thenewsguru.com/news/serap-sues-nigerian-govt-senators-ministers-life-pensions/ https://thenewsguru.com/news/serap-sues-nigerian-govt-senators-ministers-life-pensions/#respond Sun, 08 Oct 2017 12:11:45 +0000 https://www.thenewsguru.com/?p=87721 Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sued the Federal Government over its “failure to stop former governors and now serving senators and ministers from receiving double pay and life pensions, and failure to seek recovery of over N40bn of public funds unduly received by these public officers.” The suit number FHC/L/CS/1497/17 filed Friday at […]

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Fashola, Fayemi, Ngige say they no longer receive pensions from their states https://thenewsguru.com/news/fashola-fayemi-ngige-say-they-no-longer-receive-pensions-from-their-states/ https://thenewsguru.com/news/fashola-fayemi-ngige-say-they-no-longer-receive-pensions-from-their-states/#respond Thu, 03 Aug 2017 05:58:29 +0000 http://www.thenewsguru.com/?p=74889 Three former governors – current ministers have said that they no longer receive pensions from their state governments. The ministers are Babatunde Fashola (Power, Works and Housing); Chris Ngige (Labour and Employment) and Kayode Fayemi (Mines and Steel Development). Fashola, a former governor of Lagos State, said he did not receive any pension from Lagos […]

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Bindow approves N500million for payment of pension arrears https://thenewsguru.com/news/bindow-approves-n500million-for-payment-of-pension-arrears/ https://thenewsguru.com/news/bindow-approves-n500million-for-payment-of-pension-arrears/#respond Tue, 18 Apr 2017 16:52:50 +0000 http://thenewsguru.com/?p=52122 Governor Mohammed Bindow of Adamawa on Tuesday directed the state Pension Board to commence the payment of pension and gratuity arrears to pensioners in the state. Bindow gave the directive while playing host to members of the board who paid him a courtesy call in Yola. The governor expressed concern over the plights of the […]

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We don’t have funds to pay salaries, pensions – FG https://thenewsguru.com/news/dont-funds-pay-salaries-pension-fg/ https://thenewsguru.com/news/dont-funds-pay-salaries-pension-fg/#respond Fri, 07 Apr 2017 05:53:40 +0000 http://thenewsguru.com/?p=48784 The Federal Government on Thursday said the present economic recession has made it impossible for it to generate the needed funds to pay salaries and pensions of workers in the Ministries, Departments and Agencies under its jurisdiction. This was revealed by the Minister of Budget and National Planning, Udoma Udoma, while fielding questions from members […]

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