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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 attacked the University of Jos Staff Quarters on Friday night shot dead a lecturer identified as Dr Nendi Drengkat.
“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.
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.
The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has lived up to the challenge of COVID-19, by producing sanitisers.
Ondo State government on Wednesday revealed that about 11 people who had contact with the index case recorded in the state had been isolated.
Lecturers at the Adeyemi College of Education (ACE), Ondo have commenced online teaching of their students.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
The Medical Laboratory Science Council of Nigeria (MLSCN) says it has validated four Rapid Test Kits to determine their suitability for testing SAR-COV-2 infection popularly known as COVID-19 in the country.
Nigerian celebrities have taken to their social media platforms to mourn the death of Music Legend, Majekodunmi Fasheke, a.k.a Majek Fashek.
Rwanda says it will announce new restrictions on containing the coronavirus Tuesday, a stark reversal of the country's plan days ago to ease restrictions, including motor vehicle travel throughout the country.
In response to the yearnings of industry stakeholders to declare telecom facilities Critical National Infrastructure, President Muhammadu Buhari, has finally approved and also directed that necessary physical protective measures be put in place to safeguard telecommunications infrastructure deployed across the country.
Alliance for Surviving COVID-19 and Beyond, (ASCAB), a group led by prominent Nigerian human rights lawyer, Femi Falana has said that President Muhammadu Buhari’s claim that late dictator, Sani Abacha, stole $1 billion contradicts the figures earlier released by his own officials.
Arsenal chiefs have identified Lille striker, Victor Osimhen, as a replacement for Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang.
There may be no going back on transparent and democratic primaries for the choice of governorship candidates by the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Edo and Ondo states, it was learnt yesterday.
As part of steps to curtail the spread of COVID-19 in Ekiti State, the state government on Monday, commissioned a mobile laboratory to facilitate COVID-19 testing in the state.
The National Association of Resident Doctors has issued a 14-day ultimatum to the government to address some of their pending demands, including the non-payment of COVID-19 inducement allowances.g
Saudi Arabia is now the 16th worst hit by the coronavirus in the world, with 83,384 cases.