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NIGERIA in 2004 carried out a comprehensive reform of her pension schemes with the passage of the Pension Reform Act (PRA) 2004, which became effective on 25th June 2014. The Act established a Contributory Pension...
By Is’haq Modibbo Kawu EXACTLY a year ago today, the 18th of February, 2020, Sir Lucky Babatunde Omoluwa, died. I was inside my PhD class at the Nigerian Defence Academy in Kaduna that Tuesday morning,...
SOME governors, among them those who failed in eight years to enact laws to take care of workers’ pensions in their states and local governments they superintended over but were able to, by fiat, aided...
By Jaye Gaskia THE choice of the title for this piece is deliberate, and it is the outcome of relentless and agitated, even if cautious, reflection over the issue and phenomenon of what has transitioned...
SECTION 36(1) of the Pension Reform Act (PRA) 2014 mandates the National Pension Commission (PenCom) to submit annual reports to the President and the Public Account Committee of the National Assembly. Apart from the mandatory...
By Salisu Nuhu Muhammad UNTIL his voluntary retirement from active trade unionism a few years ago, the pioneer president of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC),  who is also the longest serving Secretary General of the Accra-based...
AS I resume today on this page from Christmas and New Year holidays, I will like to take a break from our usual pension theme to briefly discuss what has remain at the heart of...
By Izielen Agbon “Leaders who don’t listen will eventually be surrounded by people who have nothing to say.” – Bill Carney THE federal government plans to increase fuel (PMS) prices in 2021. The plans are...
Introduction ON Thursday, 17th December 2020, we discussed the status of implementation of the Contributory Pension Scheme (CPS) by states. The states were categorised into three. The first category was made up of states that have...
By Femi Falana Continued from Saturday, December 19, 2020. To read previous parts of this article, click here and here. Restructuring and the Economy UNDER the current political dispensation, the national economy shall be managed by the President...