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Pension: Reps Summon HOS, AGF over Non-Payment

The House of Representatives has summoned the Head of Service of the Federation and the Accountant General of the Federation (AGF) over the non-payment of pension and gratuity to retired Federal Civil Servants for nine months. Others summoned include the Director-General of the National Pension Commission and the Executive Secretary of the Pension Transitional Arrangement Continue Reading
Economy

Buhari Assents to 2022 Amended Appropriation Act

President Muhammadu Buhari has assented to the new Appropriation Bill recently passed into law by the National Assembly. Senior Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly Matters (House of Representatives) Umar El-Yakub said the new law repeals the Appropriation Act passed by the lawmakers in December 2021 and enacts a new Appropriation Act, 2022. […]Continue Reading
Economy

Retirees Receive Bond Certificates in Osun

Osun State Governor, Adegboyega Oyetola has presented Bond Certificates to retirees under the contributory pension scheme. Governor Oyetola also presented enabling documents for the implementation of 65 years retirement age and 40 years length of service for Osun state teachers. Speaking at the event, Governor Oyetola said he would continue to handle salary, payment, Continue Reading
Economy

Fayemi Gives Thumbs Up for On-going Projects  

Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi has expressed delight at the pace and quality of work at the Ekiti Cargo Airport, model colleges and other projects embarked upon by his administration with an assurance to inaugurate them before the expiration of his administration in October this year. Dr Fayemi, stated this after inspecting some of the on-going […]Continue Reading
Economy

Osun Pensioners Demand Bond Certificate, Arrears

Osun State retirees under the Contributory pension scheme have again demanded the release of bond certificates and cash backing of those who have completed processing their retirement entitlement since August 2016. The Contributory pensioners also appealed to the government to prioritize the payment of arrears of the half salary to serve as a veritable source […]Continue Reading
Economy

Eid El Fitri: Food Prices Soar In Ondo

Prices of Food items soared high with Ramadan ending as Muslims celebrate Eid El Fitri. Radio Nigeria reporter who went on market survey in Akure reports that both consumers and traders complained bitterly of the development. According to the survey , a cartoon of fish sold for 34,000 naira is now sold for 40,000 naira […]Continue Reading
Economy

Ondo Workers Demand Better Welfare

Labour leaders in Ondo State converged on Akure the state capital to celebrate this year’s worker’s day with an appeal that governments prioritize the welfare of the labour force. Members clad in different uniforms sang solidarity songs as they marched to receive the salute of Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu. In a message to the occasion, the […]Continue Reading
Economy

Worker’s Day: Akeredolu Salutes Ondo Workforce

Ondo State Governor, Mr. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, has congratulated the workers in the state on the occasion of the 2022 Workers’ Day Celebration. Governor Akeredolu saluted the resilience and dedication of the civil servants which have engendered optimum service delivery to the people of the state. The Governor appreciated the leadership of the organized labour […]Continue Reading