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Pensioners fight Nigerian governors for lack of payment of rights

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Nigeria Union of Pensioners, NUP, South West Zone, has blamed the non-installment of their individuals’ privileges by some state governors in the nation. The beneficiaries, who took steps to make a move by documenting charges against the governors in the law court for oppressing their individuals the nation over to untold hardship, expressed that a large portion of them who resigned somewhere in the range of 2008 and 2019 were yet to get their tips.

As indicated by the Zonal Chairman, Ayo Kumapayi just as Olusegun Abatan, the representative for the zone, amid the association’s zonal gathering hung on Thursday in Akure, the Ondo State capital, accentuated that the monstrous pattern isn’t constrained toward the southwest yet the nation over

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While keeping up that the circumstance calls for pressing consideration, the association expressed that, “It has turned into a custom of Nigeria governors to the degree that Pensioners have not been paid from 2008 to 2019.

“It has likewise turned into an extreme circumstance for a large number of our Pensioners are presently passing on rashly as an aftereffect of this non-installment of the tip. “Along these lines, the Southwest zone of NUP has chosen to test a specific piece of Nigeria constitution in an equipped law court. “We need to decide if it is established that state governors ought not to pay tips and benefits as at when due or on the off chance that it is protected for them not to pay us.

“We need to decide, and if it is illegal, at that point we will go further to decide the following dimension to take,” it said. While commending the neighborhood government self-governance, the association clarified that governors have for such a long time dallied into the reserve of the nearby boards in their states which they said has been one of the roads they use to trick Pensioners and laborers in their different countries.

The beneficiaries who required the stoppage in the installment of life benefits to governors and administrators, additionally grimaced at the immense pay rates and stipends they get while in the office with a call for the quick decrease. “It is offensive, devilish and self-administration that government employees labored for a long time and entitled for tip and benefits and not paid as at when due.

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“Area 124 of the constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria has changed, states those that at the classifications of gathering benefits and tip, unquestionably not administrators. “Since you served for four or eight years and you need to take annuity forever. What of the individuals who served for 35, years,” the association said. They,.however, advanced for the audit of the law setting up the Revenue Mobilisations, Allocation and Fiscal Commission, RMAFC, to engage it to put all the political office holders including the President, Governors, Ministers, Federal and state officials on a similar pay scale with government employees from Grade Level 18-25 in the nation.

“This would spare the nation’s economy from falling and empower the government to have more cash to deal with the requirements of the less special in the nation.” Likewise talking, the National Deputy General Secretary of NUP, Chief Joseph Okunade said the national administration of the Pensioners was in full help of the lawful activity against the state governors.

“We in the southwest zone require the consideration of retirees in the new N30,000 the lowest pay permitted by law to be known as the National Minimum Pension. “We prompt governors who are protesting over the installment of the new compensation to avoid paltry spending to empower them to address specialists and beneficiaries’ issues,” Okunade said.

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Buhari approves new appointment

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President Muhammadu Buhari approved the appointment of Captain Musa Nuhu as the new Director-General of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA).

Latest Nigeria newspaper report that It will replace Captain Muthar Usman. Until his appointment, Nuhu was the Permanent Representative of Nigeria to the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO).

He is an airline pilot, security expert, leading quality control auditor, and artificial intelligence expert. Nuhu has a master’s degree. Bachelor of Business in Aviation and was in the Presidential Air Fleet as Captain and security officer.

Latest Nigeria newspaper report that He also worked at Nigeria Airways, Aero Contractors and Petrowest, among other organizations.

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Declare state of emergency on education – CLO tells Gov Emmanuel

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The Civil Liberties Organization, a chapter of the state of Akwa Ibom, has asked Governor Udom Emmanuel to declare a state of emergency in the state’s education sector.

The president of CLO in the state, Franklyn Isong, said this in his office in Uyo, the state capital while informing journalists as part of activities to commemorate World Teachers’ Day with the theme “Young teachers: the future of the profession.”

He said the need became necessary to stop the serious decomposition of infrastructure and insecurity in state public schools.

Isong criticized the content of the education presentation recently organized by the state government, describing it as “urbanized” and not with the intention of capturing the deep crisis that was shaking the sector in the state.

He said: “It is worrisome and sad that most public schools in some communities in Akwa Ibom state are in ruins, insecure and left to the destiny of the communities without government attention.

“All that is needed is for the Governor to take bold steps by declaring a state of emergency in the education sector to build more classroom blocks in rural and urban schools, provide good infrastructure such as science equipment, libraries, laboratories, as well as review the education curriculum to ensure a better and safe future for children in the state of Akwa Ibom. ”

He thanked the state government for tameing the right to basic education of the Akwa Ibom child in free and compulsory education and urged the state government to do what is necessary.

“The right to basic education of all Nigerian children, as enshrined in the Child Rights Act of 2003 in Article 15 (1), had been tamed under the Akwa Ibom State Child Rights Act, to ensure that every child in the State of Akwa Ibom the right to compulsory, free and qualitative basic education. ”

Isong added that; “In the Fundamental Principles and Directives of State Policy, as set out in Chapter 2, Section 13 of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria of 1999 (as amended), the government has the responsibility to ensure that the education of Nigerian children be free and qualitative. ”

He also urged the government to address the numerous complaints of delays in the payment of pensions and unpaid tips to relatives of late elementary school teachers with delays in 1991 and to provide an improved social assistance package for teachers in public schools throughout the state.

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We will attack DSTV, MTN, Shoprite, Stanbic IBTC, others if they don’t leave Nigeria – Yoruba youths

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After the xenophobic attacks against Nigerians and Nigerian companies in South Africa, the Oodua Youth Coalition, OYC, has granted South African companies and businesses seven ultimata to leave Nigeria.

Latest Nigeria newspaper report that the group president, Oluyi Akintade Tayo, the refusal of the interested parties to give in to the notice of resignation will mean death.

While expressing disappointment at the attitude of South Africans against Nigerians living and working in South Africa, particularly what they described as the continued silence of the South African government on development, the group emphasized that during the apartheid era, which was the time Difficult of In the rainbow country, Nigeria was firm with them.

The statement says: “Oodua Youth Coalition (OYC), the most crucial youth group in Nigeria that projects and protects the Yoruba nation in the country, is sad and angry because South Africans, with the support of the country’s authorities, are coordinating the looting and burning of Nigerian businesses and mutilations and murders of our brothers and fathers on earth.

“It is unfortunate that South Africa, which under the apartheid regime had the support and solidarity of the Nigerians and the government while the white supremacists reigned supreme, is now turning to inflict physical and psychological pain and injury to the people whose parents committed great harm.” part of wages and profits and the community to end the apartheid reign.

“The circulating video in which Mr. Bongani Mkongi, the Vice Minister of Police of South Africa, defended the attacks against Nigerians and other Africans confirmed our previous fear and doubts about the guilt of the South African authorities. It is disconcerting that the country whose former leader, the late Nelson Mandela, recognized Nigeria’s efforts to elevate the South African-led government, is expelling other Africans, mostly Nigerians, energetically and with shame.

“We have tolerated the excesses of these South Africans whose businesses have prospered in Nigeria without any physical and psychological attack. For months, the coalition has written several letters to the South African consulate in Nigeria requesting meetings to chart a way forward and find a lasting solution for these unfortunate and barbaric incidents that have still been ignored or have run into a brick wall.

“OYC, after an emergency meeting, has concluded plans to, as a matter of urgency, attack all South African companies and facilities in Nigeria, especially in the southwest region of the country. DSTV, MTN, SHOPRITE, STANBIC IBTC, and other outlets are our goals.

“Therefore, we give these South African companies a maximum of seven days to leave Nigeria or forget them, since our coalition, with other groups and comrades throughout the country, will attack them and burn them to ashes,” reads the notice.

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