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After months of opposition to the implementation of the Integrated Payment and Personnel Information System (IPPIS), the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) is set to make an initial presentation of its own platform known as University Transparency and Accountability Solution (UTAS) to the Federal Government.
Academic Staff Union of Universities has blamed the unimpressive ranking of Nigerian universities by the Center for World University Ranking on the failure of the Federal Government to make education as its priority.
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.
Academic activities at the University of Ibadan on Tuesday were put on hold following the enforcement of the directive of the national body of the Academic Staff Union of the Universities (ASUU).
The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, will on Monday (today) meet with the leadership of the National Assembly as part of its battle against the controversial Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System.
The Abia State Government has relaxed the curfew imposed on Aba and Umuahia cities following the hijack of the EndSARS protest by hoodlums who razed public and private properties in Aba.
The Taraba Government has imposed a curfew on Jalingo, the State capital, following the invasion of government warehouses by hoodlums on Saturday.
Several thousand people ransacked and looted a government food warehouse in central Nigeria on Saturday in the latest in two weeks of unrest sweeping over Africa's most populous country.
The Police Command in Yobe on Sunday said that its personnel had killed six suspected Boko Haram terrorists who earlier attacked Babbangida town in Tarmuwa Local Government Area of the state.
Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has asked the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) to “promptly, thoroughly, transparently and effectively investigate the circumstances surrounding the alleged hoarding of COVID-19 palliatives in warehouses in several states, which ought to have been distributed to the poorest and most vulnerable people during the lockdown, and to publish the outcome of any such investigation.”
UK outfit, Bebuzee has revealed its plans to release first of its new free-to-watch streaming video service for the African countries in December.
Residents have expressed panic over a renewed clash between Hausa and Yoruba youths at Fagba, Iju Ishaga area of Lagos State.
No divisional police officer (DPO) has been killed in Rivers State, the police have said.
Access Bank has announced N50 billion in support of Nigerians through interest-free loans and grants to support communities, the youths as well as micro, small and medium-sized businesses.
“Due to the violent manifestations of some persons masquerading as #EndSARS protesters trying to create chaos this evening, in Uyo, the capital city of Akwa Ibom state, the Governor of Akwa Ibom state, Mr. Udom Emmanuel has declared a curfew effective 9p.m. today, Thursday, 22nd October, 2020 till midday tomorrow, Friday, 23rd October, 2020,” the commissioner for information in the state, Ini Emembong, said in a statement.