Delta State government approves increment of pension by 33 percent

The Delta State Government has approved 33 per cent increase on the pensions of retired workers in the state, bringing them at par with those received by retirees in the federal civil service. The state Commissioner for Information, Patrick Ukah, disclosed this to journalists in Asaba, the state capital on Wednesday. Mr Ukah said the… Read More Delta State government approves increment of pension by 33 percent

Pensioners in Delta State protest over mismanagement of pension funds

Pensioners in Delta State, on Tuesday, stormed the state Labour House in protest, accusing some Pension Fund Administrators, PFAs and the Bureau for Pensions of short-changing and denying them their entitlements. Decrying the poor management of funds from the state Contributory Pension Scheme, CPS, the pensioners, under the aegis of Association of Contributory Retirees (ACR)… Read More Pensioners in Delta State protest over mismanagement of pension funds

Former Delta State governor, James Ibori released from UK prison

Former governor of Delta State, Chief James Onanefe Ibori has been released from prison. He was released a few minutes past noon upon a court order. His media aide, Mr. Tony Elumenor confirmed the release to newsmen. Chief Ibori was sentenced by a United Kingdom court to prison for 13 years and served out his… Read More Former Delta State governor, James Ibori released from UK prison

Pregnant woman dies after getting hit by butt of soldier’s gun in Warri

A pregnant woman hit with the bayonet of a rifle by an angry soldier died this morning at Effurun, Uvwie Local Government Area in Delta State. The incident happened at 7.45 am at a military checkpoint on Jakpa Junction, causing an irate mob to set a military vehicle ablaze. The soldiers on duty at the… Read More Pregnant woman dies after getting hit by butt of soldier’s gun in Warri