Posts Tagged ‘National Pension Commission’

BREAKING| Former Governors in Big Trouble

by Ikokwu Ikembaon December 5, 2019
The Socio-Economic Right Accountability Project (SERAP), has obtained a landmark judgment from the federal high court ordering Nigerian Governors to recover life pensions collected by Saraki, Akpabio, others and directing the AGF to challenge the legality of states’ pension laws permitting former governors to collect such pensions. The court has adjourned to 3 February 2020 […]

90% of Nigeria’s 10 Million Elderly Persons Live Without Pension Support

by Ikokwu Ikembaon August 16, 2019
The National Population Commission (NPC) estimated that in 2015, the estimated elderly population in Nigeria was 9,319,025 and in 2016 and 2017 it increased to 9,622,057 and 9,934,942 respectively. The NPC revealed that the percentage of female elderly stood at 44.21 per cent for the years under review. Going by the number of persons aged […]

Former DG of PenCom, Chinelo Anohu- Amazu hands over to Aisha Dahir-Umar

by Breaking Timeson April 25, 2017
The former Director-General, National Pension Commission (PenCom), Mrs. Chinelo Anohu- Amazu, yesterday handed over the mantle of leadership to an Acting Director-General, Mrs. Aisha Dahir-Umar. A statement by the Head, Communication PenCom, Mr. Emeka Onuora, said Mrs. Aisha Dahir-Umar, will steer the activities of the commission pending the confirmation of the appointments of the new […]

Sacked DG of PENCOM refuses to handover as DSS visits Office

by Breaking Timeson April 22, 2017
Men of the Department of State Service  today raided the office of National Pension Commission (PenCom) in Abuja, following the refusal of the former Director General of the commission, Mrs Chinelo Anohu – Amazu, to hand over to her successor, after she was sacked on Wednesday by President Muhammadu Buhari. According to reports, the ex […]

PenCom needs N41.71 bn for FG Retirees

by Breaking Timeson September 21, 2016
National Pension Commission (PenCom) will need the sum of N41.71 billion for the funding of the 2016 Retirement Benefits Bond Redemption Fund (RBBRF) for retirees of the Federal Government service. This is because, of the sum of N91.91 billion budgeted by PenCom as requirement for the funding of the RBBRF Account in the 2016 Federal […]