Nigeria: Postal Pensioners Protest, Post Offices Close

Protests by postal retirees over unpaid benefits have forced post offices across Nigeria to close.

For the last three weeks, post offices across Nigeria have been forced to stay closed by protesting retired postal workers. Demonstrating against the non-payment or under-payment of pensions and benefits, retirees of the Nigerian Postal Service (NIPOST) have picketed or occupied post offices nationwide leading to a suspension in much of NIPOST’s operations. Some retirees are reportedly owed up to 69 months of pension arrears.

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