• FG pays 81 months pension arrears to Police, Immigration, others

    FG pays 81 months pension arrears to Police, Immigration, others

    It was gathered that the Federal Government has paid 81 months pension arrears to Police, Customs, Immigration, Prisons and civil service pensioners.

    The government paid arrears which were incurred from 33 per cent pension increment, but left 87 months outstanding.

    The 33 per cent pension payment came as a fallout of the upward review of the minimum wage to N18, 000 in 2010.

    The Senate Committee on Establishment and Public Service, chaired by Senator Emmanuel Paulker, who visited the Pension Transitional Arrangement Directorate […]