Tag: pensioners

Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 22, 2017

Osun Govt, pensioners exchange words as headmaster commits suicide over 13 months unpaid gratuity

Osun pensioners operating on the platform of 2011/2012 Forum of Retired Public Servants on Wednesday organised a protest over non-payment of ...

Op-ed EditorAugust 8, 2017

Opinion: My encounter with an unusual beggar that left me astonished

by ‘Kunle Adebajo The location was the Ade Ajayi Garden, University of Ibadan. I was enjoying the second round of ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 26, 2017

Osun is not owing workers – Aregbesola

Governor of Osun, Rauf Aregbesola says he is not owing civil servants  salaries. Aregbesola said this on Wednesday in Osogbo ...

AzeezJuly 19, 2017

Pay us with N6.314bn Paris refund | Pensioners tell Aregbesola

Some pensioners in Osun State on Wednesday staged a protest to demand payment of their pensions and gratuities. This comes just ...

Oludolapo AdelanaApril 23, 2017

Gov. Bello wants to assassinate me – Dino Melaye

by Dolapo Adelana The Senator representing Kogi West, Dino Melaye, has accused the Kogi Governor, Yahaya Bello, of plotting to assassinate ...

AzeezApril 7, 2017

N54bn released for pension arrears not enough – Pensioners

The Nigerian Union of Pensioners has said the N54bn released by the Federal Government for payment of pensions was not ...

AzeezMarch 30, 2017

Reps summon Adeosun, Udoma over N302bn pension debt

by Azeez Adeniyi The House of Representatives has summoned the Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun; her Labour counterpart, Senator Chris ...

AzeezMarch 30, 2017

The Big 5: These are the stories you should be monitoring today

These are the top five stories you should monitor today. N’Assembly will soon publish its budget – Dogara  Speaker of ...

Oludolapo AdelanaMarch 29, 2017

Buhari is concerned about the plight of pensioners – Dogara

by Dolapo Adelana Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, says President Muhammadu Buhari is concerned about issues relating ...

AzeezDecember 28, 2016

Imo governor, Okorocha asks pensioners to forfeit 60 per cent arrears

Governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha has allegedly pensioners in the state to forfeit more than half of the benefits ...

Op-ed EditorDecember 20, 2016

Joel Ighosa Ighalo: The public servants who do not care [NEXT]

by Joel Ighosa Ighalo I’ve always wanted to talk about the nonchalance of public service workers, what you may call their ...

Oludolapo AdelanaDecember 14, 2016

Kogi to begin payment of 4 months salary arrears

The government of Kogi has said it would pay workers and pensioners salary arrears on or before December 20. This ...

Oludolapo AdelanaNovember 21, 2016

#OndoDecides: My driver earns N75,000 monthly, Ondo workers can’t be earning N18,000 – Jimoh Ibrahim

The governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the November 26 governorship election in Ondo, Barrister Jimoh Ibrahim ...

Oludolapo AdelanaAugust 4, 2016

2 Benue pensioners slump during protest

Two pensioners of the Benue State Civil Service slumped on Wednesday during a protest staged by retirees under the umbrella ...

Mazi EmekaJune 15, 2016

Imo pensioners protest salary arrears, block major road (PHOTOS)

Imo state pensioners are presently carrying out a protest action at Douglas-Okigwe road, which leads to the government house. The ...

Janeth JDecember 23, 2015

‘You have failed us’ | Bayelsa pensioners picket outside Dickson’s government house

Aggrieved pensioners in Bayelsa state took to the streets on Wednesday, to protest Governor Seriake Dickson’s failure to pay them their ...

Janeth JAugust 6, 2015

Ambode to settle N11bn pension debts

The Lagos state government has released N11 billion to pay off pensions owed since 2010. The Head of Service, Folashade ...

Janeth JJune 10, 2015

Angry pensioners protest in Osun state (PHOTOS)

The Nigerian Union of Pensioners in Osun state protested lately over the non-payment of their pensions for the past seven ...

March 15, 2013

Pension fund fraud: NLC plans protest over stolen billions

by Rachel Ogbu Nigeria Labour Congress has picked April 10 to hold a protest march on the Presidential Villa and ...

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