Rochas Okorocha

Pensioners in Imo state protest over non payment of pensions for 71 months

TVC E. The Pensioners in Imo state have allegedly shut down the state over accrued pensions of up to 6 years. The state is currently in turmoil as pensioners caused a grid lock on all major streets and roads, especially in owerri, the state capital. The pensioners whose pitiable condition attracted sympathy from passerby claimed the state Government has been owing them allowances from 13 to 71 months. They defied all entreaties from the security operatives to vacate the roads, especially the ones leading to the govt. house The state Chairman, National Union of Pensioners, Chief Gideon Ezeji, while addressing members of the press noted that the Governor Rochas Okorocha-led administration had not only abandoned pensioners but also turned them to beggars. He said, “Today, civil pensioners are owed 13-16 months as at May, 2016; Local Government pensioners, 14-17 months; retired primary school teachers, 23-26 months; Imo Broadcasting Corporation pensioners, 36 months and Alvan Ikoku College of Education’s...

Fayose’s aide tackles Fayemi, ex-Commissioner

The special assistant on public communications and new media to Governor Ayo Fayose of Ekiti State, Lere Olayinka, has tackled immediate past commissioner for finance of the state, Dapo Kolawole, for saying that the state government could afford to pay workers three months’ salary.

Felix Sylva

Confessions of a notorious Kingpin who organised and Kidnapped 3 school girls in Lagos

TVC E. The operatives of the special anti-robbery squad on Saturday June 11, arrested a notorious kingpin, Felix Sylva aka tradition at his hide out in the Arepo area of Ogun state The Delta state born Felix, 37 years old, confessed to masterminding the kidnaps of 3 school girls of the Babington Macaulay Junior Seminary in Ikorodu as well as the kidnap of a construction manager in the Igando area of the state to which a ransome of N300,000 and N250,000 was demanded as ransom respectively. According to reports, while the kingpin was being paraded at the state police command headquarters, Ikeja, he confessed to have coordinated three operations, identifying the third as the abduction of a manager of a cement factory. Felix said “Lamiameni and I got the job of the Ikorodu school girls for our gang. There was a third leader, called Millions. In the end, I made N300,000 from the schoolgirls’ abduction....

Radio

Terror group-Boko Haram floats radio station

TVC E. A Radio Station has just been floated by the Boko Haram terrorist group that has killed and rendered so many Nigerians homeless. According to reports, the radio station was floated to enable them broadcast their propaganda messages. Reports says villagers living in the village of Tolkomari in the far north state of Cameroon, said they tuned to the station and heard the propaganda message from Boko Haram , challenging statements from authorities that they are winning the war. They confirmed receiving broadcast messages from the sect via the radio station on 96.8 frequency modulation. According to Voice of America (VOA) the boko haram station broadcast mainly propaganda materials to counter media reports of victories by troops from Nigeria, Chad, Cameroon and Niger Republic against the Boko Haram militants. They are yet to give a name to the station. Join TVC News BBM Channel C0021B67E Follow Us On Instagram – TVCconnect Follow us on twitter – @TVCconect Like...

Pensioners protest in Imo over unpaid salaries

TVC E. On Wednesday the 15th of June, a peacefully protest was carried out by retirees in Imo against the non-payment of their pensions. The Imo pensioners have claimed that the state government owe them allowances ranging from one to five years. The protesters insisted on meeting with Governor Rochas Okorocha ignoring requests from security operatives to vacate the area. The state chairman of national union of pensioners, Chief Gideon Ezeji explained demands of the protesters: “When the present Imo State government came on board on May 29, 2011, the citizens, including the Imo pensioners whole-heartedly welcomed and supported the government of Governor Rochas Okorocha. On July 18, 2011, he hosted the Imo pensioners at Dan Anyiam Stadium, Owerri, and commenced the payment of three months arrears of pension owed to civil service workers. That was his first act of friendship towards the senior citizens of Imo State. He paid the civil pensioners their...

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