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PenCom seeks approval of N79.2bn to settle benefits of 79,961 pensioners

The National Pension Commission, PenCom, has pleaded with the National Assembly to approve N79, 155,550,000.00 to pay pension increase of 79,961 pensioners on the Defined Contributory Scheme, DCS, from 2004 to 2014

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NLC, TUC, ULC seek better deal for workers in 2017

THE three Labour Centres in the country; theNigeria Labour Congress, NLC, Trade Union Congress of Nigeria, TUC, and United Labour Congress of Nigeria, ULC, in their new year messages to workers and the general masses, were unanimous that 2016 was very difficult for workers and indeed, ordinary Nigerians. They equally agreed that there are no or little signs that 2017 will be better either.

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Fidel Castro, world’s most efficient, courageous, leader – Labour

ORGANISED Labour has honoured the late former President of Cuba, Fidel Castro, describing him as the world’s most efficient, courageous and defiant leader. The organised labour while eulogising the late Castro further described him as the most revered revolutionary par excellence; exceptional humanist; committed social changer; political gladiator of popular purpose; and indeed an unforgettable friend of Africa who contributed immensely to the independence struggles of most African countries.

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