• Police pensioners to get N1.2bn from PTAD next month

    Police pensioners to get N1.2bn from PTAD next month

    According to reports, the Pension Transitional Arrangement Directorate on Wednesday said it would release a total sum of N1.2bn between now and December 15 to offset arrears of pensioners of the Nigeria Police Force.

    The Director-General, PTAD, Mrs Sharon Ikeazor, stated this when members of the House of Representatives Committee on Pensions visited the agency.

    The committee, headed by Hon. Adamu Shekarau, visited the headquarters of PTAD in Abuja as part of its oversight functions.

    She said the payment of the 33 per […]

  • FG to send 2017 budget to NASS next month

    FG to send 2017 budget to NASS next month

    Minister of State, Budget and National Planning, Mrs. Zainab Ahmed, on Wednesday hinted that barring any interference, the 2017 budget will be sent to the National Assembly for deliberation next month.

    Ahmed made the disclosure while addressing State House Correspondents after the Federal Executive Council, FEC, meeting which was presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa.

    Speaking on the performance of the 2016 budget, the junior Minister noted that the budget had recorded 50 per cent implementation, especially in […]