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Some stakeholders in the education sector have expressed disappointment over the sudden postponement of the Presidential and National Assembly elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission.
The leadership of Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) on Thursday suspended the prolonged strike action with effect from Friday 8, 2019 following an agreement reached with the Federal Government on key issues of demand.
The Federal Government and the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) have agreed to continue talks next week Thursday, after government made a reasonable offer, over the union’s demand for N50billion to end the ongoing strike.
The Federal Government said it has released N163 billion to the universities from the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund), but striking academics are stalling in calling off their strike.
The Academic Staff Union of Universities says government must show proof of payment of at least N50 billion revitalisation funds for it to consider suspending the on-going strike.
The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) and the Federal Government are to resume negotiations on Monday on how to resolve the impasse over the two-month-old strike embarked upon by lecturers.
The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) have asked the federal government to release N50 billion to demonstrate its commitment to the revitalisation of public universities, in line with previous agreements with their union.
The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has urged the Federal Government to show concrete evidence of commitment to agreements on meeting its demands on its ongoing strike..
A fresh insight into the negotiation between the federal government and university teachers indicates there is still a long way before an agreement between the two parties on their dispute.
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Chief Edwin Clark, leader of the Pan-Niger Delta Forum (PANDEF) and Ijaw National Congress (INC), on Wednesday asked Prof. Mahmoud Yakubu, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) chairman, to explain to Nigerians the involvement of Niger State All Progressives Congress (APC) senatorial candidate, Mohammed Sani Musa, as its contractor for the production of sensitive electoral materials in the general elections.
The current Queen Moremi Ajasoro Cultural Pageant, Miss Adedamola Toluhi, has advised Nigerians to extend the Valentine love to the needy and less privileged.
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