Tag Archives: pensioners

We no longer owe pensioners we pay them Buhari

By Nwafor Sunday President Muhammadu Buhari, Friday, boasted that his administration has put a stop to the dehumanization of federal pensioners, noting that the welfare of pensioners had remained a priority for his administration since May 2015.  President Muhammadu Buhari and his wife Hajia Aisha Buhari Addressing, a delegation of Nigeria Union of Pensioners led […]

Govts pushing us to early graves Pensioners

•••says only 10 states paying benefits as and when due By Victor Ahiuma-Young THE worsening living conditions of the nation’s senior citizens has remained a source of worry to well meaning individuals and groups especially Organised Labour. *A cross section of Pensioners protesting in Lagos Every given opportunity, Labour has drawn the attention of government and […]

Apologise to pensioners Uzodinma tells Nwosu

By Chidi Nkwopara OWERRI—THE Senator Hope Uzodinma Campaign Organisation says it received with relief, the subtle indictment of the present state government by Uche Nwosu, the former Chief of Staff to Governor Rochas Okorocha, on the shoddy treatment meted out to Imo pensioners. Uzodinma The organisation, which made it’s feelings known through a press statement […]

I’ll end pensioners sufferings in Imo — Nwosu

Chinonso AlozieOWERRI—The  governorship candidate of the Action Alliance, AA, Uche Nwosu,  yesterday said that he was fully prepared to end completely, the sufferings experienced by pensioners in the state. Uche Nwosu Nwosu spoke through his Director of Media and Publicity, Onwusanya Jones, when the Imo Future Initiative, visited him at his country home Eziama in Nkwerre […]

Why I didn’t end suffering of Imo pensioners as Okorocha’s chief of staff – Nwosu

The governorship candidate of the Action Alliance, AA, Uche Nwosu, yesterday, gave reasons he did not end the sufferings of Imo pensioners as a Chief of Staff (CoS) to Governor Rochas Okorocha. According to Nwosu, his role as CoS was advisory while the buck stopped at the table of his father-in-law who is the Imo […]

Ikpeazu meets Abia pensioners promises regular payment

Abia State Governor, Dr Okezie Ikpeazu, has met with the leadership of Abia State chapter of the Nigeria Union of Pensioners (NUP), led by Comrade C N Udensi, to deliberate on his administration’s plan to ensure regular payment of pension and settlement of inherited outstanding. GovernorIkpeazu At the meeting which held at the Government House […]

Pensioners in Oyo other states suffering Shittu tells Buhari govt

The Association of Federal Contributory Scheme Pensioners in Oyo State on Monday appealed to the Federal Government to promptly pay the full entitlements of members so as to ameliorate their sufferings. The association’s President, Mr Matthew Shittu, made the call in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Ibadan. Shittu said retirees […]

Pensioners appeal to Niger Govt to pay arrears

The Chairman, Nigeria Union of Pensioners, Niger State Council, has appealed to the Niger Government to pay up the 34 per cent increment owed pensioners. A cross section of pensioners Alhaji Saidu Anache made the appeal in an interview with newsmen in Minna on Saturday.u200e He said that the Niger Government only paidu00a020 per cent […]

SERAP pensioners drag Buhari to ECOWAS Court

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) and several pensioners’ associations have asked the ECOWAS Court of Justice in Abuja to order the federal government led by President Muhammadu Buhari to deduct the pensions, salaries and gratuities of pensioners and workers across several states of Nigeria from the statutory allocations of the indebted state governments. They […]

Lagos Kaduna Abuja pensioners verification begins

By Onozure Dania Lagos-ANXIOUS pensioners have besieged the NUT Pavilion, Alausa, Lagos, for a verification exercise being conducted by officials of Pension Transitional Arrangement Directorate, PTAD. The exercise, which began yesterday and will end Friday October 6, is aimed at capturing the data of no fewer than 4,000 retirees of New Nigeria […]