21 Dec 2021
Retirees of the Power Holding Company of Nigeria [PHCN], have protested non-payment of 33 percent increment in their pension. Their demands include a 42 percent shortfall payment for the past 21 years to the year 2000. Harmonisation of pre-2003 retirees; and monetisation of post-2004 retirees. The demands also include a 33 percent pension rates increment of July 2010, paid to all other Defined Benefit Scheme (DBS), pensioners to date.
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Zlatan Ibrahimovic, who also plays for Italian club AC Milan, says he has decided to end his football career.
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Thousands of fans celebrated as Barcelona's women's squad returned to the Catalan capital with their second Champions League trophy in three years on Sunday after a thrilling final where they came back from two goals down to beat VfL Wolfsburg 3-2 before a sold-out crowd in Eindhoven.
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South Korea edged Nigeria in extra-time to seal their spot in the FIFA U/20 Men’s World Cup semi-finals on Sunday in Santiago del Estero, Argentina.
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The biggest war in Europe since 1945 has prompted several countries to try to speed up their integration with the West. Those include Ukraine itself but also nations in the western Balkans, as well as Moldova and Georgia, which has been knocking on NATO's door for many years. The former Soviet Republic applied for EU membership in March 2022, although it has not yet been given candidate status.
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A major effort to identify bodies has begun in India's eastern Odisha state as the death toll from Friday's railway disaster climbed to 288. A high-level investigation into the accident is underway.
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