Oyetola releases N1b pension arrears

OSUN State Governor Adegboyega Oyetola has approved the release of one billion, one hundred and eight million Naira (N 1,108,000,000) for the settlement of pension arrears. This was disclosed on Monday by the Head of Service, Dr. Festus Olowogboyega Oyebade, while giving his remarks during the inter-religious prayers organised by the government to start the... Continue Reading →

Osun pensioners protest over non-payment of entitlements

Some Pensioners in Osun State on Wednesday shut down the entrance of the State Government Secretariat, Abere Osogbo, demanding for the payment of their entitlements. The pensioners who left the service under Contributory Pension Scheme, protested over non-payment of their pension. Armed with different placards, “we are dying of hunger”, “Masses, help us we are... Continue Reading →

Tinubu advises APC states to abolish pension for ex-govs, deputies like Sanwo-Olu

National Leader of the All Progressive Congress (APC) Asiwaju Bola Tinubu has advised all Governors elected on the platform of the party to abolish pension for ex-governors and deputies like their Lagos counterpart Babajide Sanwo-Olu. He said Sanwo-Olu’s plan to end pension for ex-Governors and Deputies in the State was commendable and worthy of emulation.... Continue Reading →

Court jails former high court registrar over N80million fraud

A Federal High Court has sentenced a former registrar of the court, Mr. Joseph Etefia Udoh to four years imprisonment for laundering the sum of N80 million. Mr. Udoh and his wife Grace Udoh were in December 2019 arraigned by the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) before Hon. Justice P. H.... Continue Reading →

“I Collect Less Than N1m Pension As Former Governor” – Alao-Akala Reveals

Former governor of Oyo state, Adebayo Alao-Akala, has described as shocking and unrealistic rumor making the rounds in some quarters that past governors in Nigeria receive jumbo pension running into millions of naira Vanguard reports. The former governor also said that the claim by some elements that former Zamfara State governor, Abdulaziz Yari, wrote his... Continue Reading →

Zamfara Assembly Abolishes Law Paying Pensions To Ex Governors

The Zamfara House of Assembly on Tuesday abolished a law that allowed the payment of pension and other allowances for state’s former governors and their deputies Daily Post reports. The spokesperson of the state’s assembly, Mustapha Jafaru, in a statement to journalists said the ‘abolished’ law also affects ex-speakers of the house of assembly and... Continue Reading →

Pension Reform Boss, Abdulrasheed Maina Arrested Over N2BN Missing Funds

Pension Reform Boss, Abdulrasheed Maina Arrested Over N2BN Missing Funds After a four-year manhunt, fugitive former Chairman of the Pension Reform Task Team, Mr. AbdulRasheed Maina, has been arrested. He was picked up by operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS) at a hotel in Abuja after he sneaked into the country from his... Continue Reading →

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