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    Reps seek clarity on compulsory retirement of directors after 8yrs

    The House of Representatives has resolved to investigate the rationale behind government’s circular mandating compulsory retirements for directors who have spent eight years in office. The circular was issued by the Office of Head of Service of the Federation in 2023. The resolution followed the adoption of a motion by the Minority Whip, Rep. Kingsley Chinda (PDP-Rivers) at plenary on…

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  • Defence

    NAF promotes 4 senior officers to retirement

    The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has promoted four  Group Captains with special promotion to the exalted rank of Air Commodores for exhibiting unparalleled dedication and loyalty to the service. This is contained in a statement by the Director, Public Relations and Information, NAF, AVM Edward Gabkwet, on Tuesday in Abuja. Gabkwet said the officers, who would also begin their retirement…

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  • education

    Portugal’s Euro exit likely to herald Ronaldo’s international retirement

    Defeat for Portugal at the European Championship on Friday likely brought down the curtain on the extraordinary international career of Cristiano Ronaldo. While Portugal’s totemic forward has made no pronouncements on his future with the national team, the 39-year-old struggled to revive former glories at the tournament in Germany. He departed Euro 2024 without scoring apart from in shootouts. Portugal…

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    Remain focused, avoid unwholesome activities – Babalola urges customs personnel

    ACG Ifueko Babalola, the retiring Zonal Coordinator, Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Zone “B” Kaduna has urged personnel to remain focused, work diligently, and avoid unwholesome activities that could tarnish the image and that of the service. Babalola made the call in an exclusive interof her retirement on Friday. She particularly cautioned customs personnel against laziness and compromise, adding that they…

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    Uzodimma assents to bill extending teachers’ retirement age to 65

    Owerri, Nov. 22, 2023 (NAN) Gov. Hope Uzodimma of Imo, on Wednesday, assented to a bill on a new retirement age of 65 or 40 for teachers in the state employ. The retirement age for teachers before now was either 35 years of service or 60 years of age. Speaking after signing the bill into law, Uzodimma said the new law…

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    FG to create portal for older persons to offer services after retirement

    The Federal Government is to create a portal with a view to engage,  re-energineer and reactivate capacity of older persons who wish to continue offering services after retirement. Dr Emem Omokaro, the Director-General of National Senior Citizens Centre (NSCC), said this on Wednesday at a collaborative meeting with relevant government agencies and stakeholders on service level in Abuja. The meeting…

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  • News

    Reps move to increase retirement age for legislative workers

    The House of Representatives on Wednesday moved to increase the retirement age and years of service for legislative workers in the country. The House Chief Whip, Tahir Monguno, who sponsored the bill, said there is the need to professionalise the service and ensure the transfer of knowledge and experience by the top management staff who are on the verge of…

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  • News

    Nigerian military retires 343 soldiers

    The Nigerian military on Friday retired 357 non-commissioned officers (NCOs) from service. The retirees comprised 258 from the Nigerian Army (NA), 70 from the Nigerian Navy (NN) and 15 from the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) who have either reached statutory age of retirement or have attained 35 years of service. They were disengaged from service at a well-attended function held…

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  • Asia

    TikTok boss, Zhang Yimin resigns

    One of the billionaire co-founders of TikTok is stepping down as CEO of ByteDance, the Parent company of popular app, TikTok. Zhang Yiming, 38, said Thursday, May 20, that he will leave the role because he lacks managerial skills. He added that he preferred “reading and daydreaming” to running the tech giant. On Monday, May 24, Zhang announced his resignation…

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  • football

    Ronaldo to come out of retirement with Fort Lauderdale Strikers

    Brazilian legend Ronaldo has announced his plans to come out of retirement in order to play for American side Fort Lauderdale Strikers. The now 38-year-old hasn’t played professionally since 2011 and is looking to get back in shape to return to football in time for the end of season playoffs. Towards the end of his career Ronaldo became known for…

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