Tag: pensioners

Pensioners seek Buhari’s intervention on increment

By Omobola Tolu-Kusimo The Federal Parastatals and Private Sector Pensioners Association of Nigeria (FEPPPAN) has appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to fast-track the implementation of pension increase and arrears under…

Uzodinma to publish 40,000 names of paid workers, 21,000 pensioners

From Stanley Uzoaru, Owerri Imo State governor, Hope Uzodinma has disclosed his intention to publish 40,000 names of up to date paid civil servants in the State as well as…

Update: Pensioners reject Obiano’s annual Christmas rice, demand cost of retirement advantages

Pensioners in Anambra State have rejected Governor Willie Obiano’s annual Christmas rice largesse, describing it as a “Greek gift”. They asked the governor to stop deceiving them with such a…

Gov’t inaction has killed more pensioners than COVID-19, says NUP

Benjamin Babine, Abuja The National President of the NigeriaUnion of Pensioners (NUP), Dr Abel Afolayan has said that the government’s actions and inactions with regards to paying pensions have killed…

Bauchi loses N700m to ghost pensioners

From David Adenuga Bauchi, and Justina Asishana, Minna Ghost pensioners have withdrawn N700 million from the Bauchi State payroll account. The money was withdrawn in one year, a financial consulting…

Edo education college’s staff, pensioners take protest to ministry

Tony Osauzo, Benin Staff and pensioners of College of Education, Ekiadolor, yesterday, protested at the gate of the Edo State Ministry of Education, Iyaro, to demand their 12 months unpaid…

Suspected hoodlums attack protesting pensioners at Imo government house (video/photos)

Some protesting pensioners suffered an attack today August 4 at the Imo government house, as they were beaten up by some suspected hoodlums.  The attack ensued after the protesting pensioners approached…

Ekiti PDP, Fayemi clash over pensioners’ gratuities

Priscilla Ediare, Ado Ekiti The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Ekiti State has accused Governor Kayode Fayemi of conniving with a Lagos-based private company, United Capital Plc, to plunder over…

Ekiti PDP alleges Fayemi plots to scam pensioners of N6bn

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ekiti State has accused the State Governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, of colluding with a Lagos based private company, United Capital Plc, to loot over…

NLC, TUC commend Uzodimma for paying workers, pensioners arrears

Stanley Uzoaru,Owerri The leadership of organised labour in Imo State yesterday commended the state government for paying workers and pensioners outstanding wages and salaries after the conclusion of forensic verification…

Uzodinma pays state pensioners, teachers owed

Stanley Uzoaru, Owerri Imo State Governor Hope Uzodinma says that verified state pensioners and government workers, including teachers, have been paid their pension and salaries up to the month of…

Uzodinma to publish names of fraudulent pensioners

Stanley Uzoaru, Owerri Imo State governor Senator Hope Uzodinma has vowed to make public the names of the State pensioners who have been defrauding the State billions of naira monthly. He…

Non-payment of pension: Imo pensioners gives Uzodinma 7-day ultimatum

George Onyejiuwa, Owerri Imo pensioners, yesterday, gave a seven-day ultimatum to Governor Hope Uzodinma to pay their four months arrears or face their wrath.  This is even as they have…

Imo pensioners protest four months pension arrears

Thousands of pensioners in Imo State on Tuesday took to the streets of Owerri, the state capital, to protest over four months pension arrears dating from February 2020. DAILY POST…

Imo pensioners protest unpaid arrears, governor vows to pay Friday

Stanley Uzoaru, Owerri The Imo State chapter of the Nigeria Union Pensioners (NUP) on Tuesday took to the streets of Owerri to protest four months in unpaid arrears of pensions…