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IPPIS: SSANU writes Nigerian government on looming industrial dispute

Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities, SSANU, has sent a notice of looming industrial dispute to the Federal Government as a result of the alleged many failings of the Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System, IPPIS, in the payment of salaries to members.

Gunmen kill Jos university lecturer, kidnap daughter

Gunmen attacked the University of Jos Staff Quarters on Friday night shot dead a lecturer identified as Dr Nendi Drengkat.
The University of Ilorin Alumni Association at its 13th National Congress held in Ilorin Kwara State on March 6, 2020 elected new national officers to steer the affairs of the association for the next four years.

Unilorin set to make coronavirus vaccine research breakthrough

“The research was funded with international partners in the U.S. with a grant from the National Science Foundation; but I was the one that did the local research,” he said.
ASUU National President, Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi, made the assessment in a telephone interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday.

ASUU queries Nigerian government over request of BVN

Academic Staff Union of Universities has said a request by the Accountant-General of the Federation, Ahmed Idris, that lecturers who have been denied their salaries should submit their Biometric Verification Number (BVN) to effect the payment was illegal.
Prof. Uzochukwu Onyebinama said the donation was ASUU’s humble contribution in the fight against Covid-19.

ASUU takes up coronavirus challenge, produces sanitisers

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has lived up to the challenge of COVID-19, by producing sanitisers.

Corornavirus: Wife, son of military officer, 9 others in isolation in Ondo

Ondo State government on Wednesday revealed that about 11 people who had contact with the index case recorded in the state had been isolated.

Nigerian college commences online lectures for students

Lecturers at the Adeyemi College of Education (ACE), Ondo have commenced online teaching of their students.

JAMB develops mobile application to ease admission process

In order to make the admission process easier and accessible for candidates, the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has developed a mobile app they can be used instead of visiting CBT centres.

Official: Abuja plans more isolation centres to curb pandemic

The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) said it is preparing ‘multiple health isolation and treatment centres’ across the territory to manage cases of the COVID-19 pandemic.
ASUU National President, Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi, made the assessment in a telephone interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday.

ASUU commennces indefinite strike

ASUU had on Monday, March 9, 2020, declared a two-week warning strike because of the Federal Government’s inability to pay salaries of lecturers who are not enrolled in the Integrated Personnel and Payroll Information System and the non-implementation of the 2009 agreement, among other issues.
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Nigeria: Public universities stink of corruption

The federal government has alleged that public universities in the country were stinking of corruption.
Minister of Education, Professor Adamu Adamu (left); Minister of Labour and Productivity, Dr. Chris Ngige; President, Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Comrade Ayuba Wabba; Deputy President, Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Professor Victor Osoduko and President ASUU, Professor Biodun Ogunyemi during a meeting between Federal Government and ASUU in Abuja.

Nigerian government, striking university lecturers reach concrete proposals

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) says it has reached concrete proposals with the Federal Government on the ongoing warning strike embarked upon by the union.

ASUU urges Nigerian government to declare five-year state of emergency on education

Zonal Coordinator, ASUU Yola Zone, Professor Augustine Ndaghu, told newsmen in YOLA Tuesday that the call is hinged against the backdrop of the proliferation of universities by both the Federal, states and the private that are not meeting the standard of university education.
Dr Chris Ngige, Minister of Labour and Employment said this while fielding questions on television concerning the time for payment of the new wage.

ASUU strike: Nigerian government meets again with lecturers today

The Academic Staff Union of Universities, (ASUU) and the federal government will again meet today, Tuesday, to resolve the ongoing warning strike by the lecturers.

ASUU wants five-year emergency in education sector

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Kano State Zone, has called on the Nigerian government to declare a five-year state of emergency in the education sector.

ASUU strike continues despite dialogue with authorities

The two weeks warning strike by the Academic Staff Union of University (ASUU) continues as the Federal Government gave conditions to integrate the University Transparency Accountability Solution (UTAS) into the Integrated Payroll Personnel Information System (IPPIS).

Nigeria proposes merger of IPPIS, ASUU payment platform

The Thursday’s meeting between the Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige, and the leadership of the Academic Staff Union of Universities in Abuja was adjourned, with the Federal Government proposing a merger of the IPPIS and ASUU salary payment system.

ASUU, federal government meet over strike

The Federal Government and the leadership of the Academic Staff Union of Universities are currently meeting in Abuja.

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