• Nigeria is struggling to get informal workers to save – The Economist

    [From The Economist] Between a slumping economy and gnawing inflation, Nigerians are finding life tough. Temilola Balogun, who owns a clothing shop in Lagos, the commercial capital, sighs that it is hard to save anything. This is typical: most adults in Africa’s most populous country do not pay into a pension. Few will be able …

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  • Premium Pension blazes pension industry trail in ISO certification

    Premium Pension Limited, one of the leading Pension Fund Administrators (PFAs) in the country, has become the first company in the pension industry to get ISO Certification. ISO is a collection of quality management systems standards designed to help organizations ensure that they meet the needs of customers and other stakeholders while meeting statutory and …

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  • Breaking: Jonathan Signs Pension Reform Bill

    President Goodluck Jonathan has signed the Pension Reform Bill 2014 into law. Presidential spokesman, Reuben Abati, disclosed this in his tweeter handle today. The Senate had on April 8 unanimously passed the Pension Reform Bill which prescribed severe penalties including a 10-year jail term for defaulters The Act also imposes a fine of N10 million …

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  • WorldPensionSummit “Africa Special” 2014

    The WorldPensionSummit will start its first  ‘Africa Special’ edition in Abuja, Nigeria, on 7-8 July with a focus on African developments in the pension industry. This first edition of the WorldPensionSummit ‘Africa Special’ will be held in the context of the 10th anniversary of the Nigerian pension reform and is organized jointly with the National …

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  • 2014 May Day Walk for Things Don Change Campaign

    Members of the Pension Fund Operators Association of Nigeria were present at the 2014 Workers day rally to promote and sensitive the workers about the effors being put in place to ensure their pension, and their future, is taken care of. The May Day Walk was done in both Abuja and Lagos. Below is a …

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  • 11th Annual AVCA Conference

    The AVCA Annual Conference is the association’s flagship event, which provides the private equity and ventures capital industry in Africa with an important platform to discuss the most pertinent opportunities and issues of the year. From humble beginnings starting in 2003 in Cameroon, AVCA has held conferences in Morocco, Kenya, Senegal, Botswana, Egypt, Ghana and, …

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