I am greatly honoured to welcome you all to the official opening of the South-West Zonal Office of the Commission which is situated here in Lagos. I am particularly pleased that you accepted our invitation amidst your highly engaging schedules. We consider the presence of a large number of stakeholders at this event as a […]
I am highly delighted to welcome you all to the official opening of the North-West Zonal Office of the Commission which is situated here in Kano. The Commission is particularly honored by the presence of all of you distinguished personalities at this occasion amidst your crowded schedules, which is an indication of the confidence reposed […]
It gives me great pleasure to welcome you to this inaugural World Pension Summit ‘Africa Special’ being hosted here in Abuja. In recognition of the increasing significance of Pension Funds in shaping Africa’s future, this Summit – the first in its series – is designed to evoke pragmatic, sustainable and most effective initiatives for pension […]
I am indeed delighted to welcome you to this auspicious Forum organized for retirees under the Contributory Pension Scheme (CPS) by the National Pension Commission (PenCom). We consider retirees as a very important stakeholder group which symbolizes the success of the CPS on the payout sphere. On behalf of the management and staff of the […]
Prior to the enactment of the Pension Reform Act 2004, pension schemes in Nigeria had been bedevilled by many problems. The Public Service operated an unfunded Defined Benefits Scheme and the payment of retirement benefits were budgeted annually. The annual budgetary allocation for pension was often one of the most vulnerable items in budget implementation […]
After 10 years of implementing the pension reforms in Nigeria, the Pension Reform Act 2014 was signed into law to address the challenges faced in the implementation processes. In addition, new provisions were made to particularly strengthen the powers of the Commission to resolve conflicts in addition to providing stiffer penalties for infractions. The PRA […]
The Commission shall have the power to: Formulate, direct and oversee the overall policy on pension matters in Nigeria. Fix the terms and conditions of service including remuneration of the employees of the Commission. Request or call for information from any employer or pension fund administrator or custodian or any other person or institution on […]
The Pension Reform Act 2004 established the National Pension Commission (PenCom) as the body to regulate, supervise and ensure the effective administration of pension matters in Nigeria. The functions of the Commission include: Regulation and supervision of the Scheme established under the Act. Issuance of guidelines for the investment of pension funds. Approving, licensing, […]
The main objectives and features of the Pension Reform Act 2004 are: To ensure that every person who worked in either the Public Service of the Federation, Federal Capital Territory or Private Sector receives his retirement benefits as and when due; To assist individuals by ensuring that they save to cater for their livelihood during […]
PenCom exists for the effective regulation and supervision of the Nigerian Pension Industry to ensure that retirement benefits are paid as and when due.
By 2020, to be a pension industry with 20 million contributors delivering measurable impact on the Economy.