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Police retirees protest in Niger, say they have been reduced to beggars

RETIREES, under the association of Retired Police Officers of Nigeria (RPON), Niger State chapter, have taken to the street to protest neglect by the...

Sanwo-Olu increases Lagos pensioners’ pay by 33 per cent

BABAJIDE Sanwo-Olu, Governor of Lagos State has approved a 33 percent increment for all state pensioners under the Defined Benefits Scheme (PAY AS YOU...

Nigerian lawmakers to investigate Police Pension scheme

The House of Representatives on Tuesday directed its Committees on Police Affairs and Pension to investigate the Nigerian Police Force Pension Limited over failure...
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Injustice in ivory tower: The abandoned project called Tai Solarin College of Education (3)

THE Nigerian government customarily situates institutions of higher learning in rural communities in order that they may serve as catalysts for development. Tai Solarin...

Injustice in ivory tower: The unreported ordeals of Ogun college’s staff (2)

ONE of the structures close to the main entrance of Tai Solarin College of Education is a place known as the Business Arena. Sitting...

Injustice in ivory tower: How lecturers in Ogun college die in silence as govt withholds salaries, entitlements (1)

Workers at the Tai Solarin College of Education are currently owed billions in salary arrears and unremitted cooperative and pension deductions by their employer-Ogun...
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Older Persons Day: Eight months after law’s passage, Nigeria’s Senior Citizens Centre still out of sight

ON a Friday, the 26th of January 2018, President Muhammadu Buhari signed eight bills into law. But of all, one stood out prominently: the Senior...

QUESTION: Was Saraki right to award scholarships with his ‘dubious’ pension? Well…

Congratulations to the Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP)! It has succeeded in proving to us all that advocacy does work. Last month, SERAP accused former governors...

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Many feared dead as Army, residents clash in Cross Rivers

MANY people are feared dead following a clash between troops of the Nigerian Army and residents of Nko and...

Why I didn’t implement 2014 CONFAB report – Jonathan

FORMER President Goodluck Jonathan has said the limited time between the period the 2014 National Conference (CONFAB) Report was submitted to...

ASUU: Nationwide protest looms as group laments prolonged strike

SAVE Public Education Group (SPEG) has threatened to mobilise students for a nationwide protest over the prolonged strike by...

Nigeria begins new tax regime for tobacco products

THE NIGERIAN government has started the implementation of a new tax regime for tobacco products in a bid to...

Prison break: Aregbesola orders recapture of fleeing inmates

MINISTER of Interior Rauf Aregbesola has directed the Nigerian Correctional Service (NCoS) to go after fleeing inmates and ensure...
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