• Landlord locks two sisters inside house for one month over rent arrears (Photos)

    Landlord locks two sisters inside house for one month over rent arrears (Photos)

    Two sisters were on Tuesday, November 22, rescued from a house in Shabab Estate, Nakuru, Kenya after their landlord locked them inside for a month due to three month rent arrears, which sumed up to sh21k.

    Police officers, who were on morning patrol, were informed by concerned neighbours that the two girls, aged 14 and 22, had been locked in the house.

    Upon arrival at the scene, police officers broke into the house and rescued the girls who were greatly traumatised.

    The sisters […]

  • 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 […]

  • Governors’ greed responsible for workers’ salary arrears – NLC

    Governors’ greed responsible for workers’ salary arrears – NLC

    According to reports, the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, has urged state governors in Nigeria to emulate President Muhammadu Buhari by cutting down wasteful spending to save money to pay their workers.

    It accused governors of extravagant spending, greed, living opulent and ostentatious lifestyles and embarking on white elephant projects and the appointment of too many aides which have left their states impoverished.

    NLC Deputy President, Peters Adeyemi, made the call in Ado Ekiti on Thursday shortly after he led a delegation from […]

  • UI ASUU demands unpaid promotion arrears

    UI ASUU demands unpaid promotion arrears

    Members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), University of Ibadan ((UI) chapter, are demanding the payment of all outstanding promotions arrears owed them.

    Besides, the union has vowed to resist the alleged plan to pay only one year out of the promotion arrears.

    In a letter to the Vice-Chancellor signed by its Chairman, Dr. Deji Omole and Secretary Dr. Peter Olapegba, it rejected the proposed plan to pay only a part.

    While pointing out that promotion arrears is earned and not […]

  • I owe pensioners only 4 years arrears – Oshiomhole

    I owe pensioners only 4 years arrears – Oshiomhole

    Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo says his administration is owing only four years of unpaid pensions after settling nine years pensioners’ entitlements.

    Oshiomhole told the State House correspondents in Abuja on Thursday that, contrary to the allegation by the opposition, he was not leaving behind a huge liability for his successor.

    The opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Edo had alleged that the present administration’s failure to pay pensioners’ arrears might cripple the incoming administration in the state.

    “From 1998 when the Army […]

  • Why N14.1bn fresh bail-out won’t end Oyo salary arrears problem – Ajimobi explains

    Why N14.1bn fresh bail-out won’t end Oyo salary arrears problem – Ajimobi explains

    To avoid another round of industrial crisis, Governor Abiola Ajimobi, has pleaded with the workers and pensioners in the state to exercise patience over the unpaid N29 billion wage deficit representing five-month salary arrears, saying the new bailout the state applied for would not be paid in bulk.

    The governor said the N14.1 billion which the state applied for would be paid in tranches.

    While assuring that the N14.1 billion would be used to pay salaries, he explained that the money would […]