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A statue of Indian independence leader Mahatma Gandhi has been removed from Ghana’s most prestigious university after complaints that he was racist against black Africans.
The Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige, has chided Femi Falana (SAN) over his position on the “no work, no pay” policy of the Federal Government regarding the ongoing strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities.
The strike action embarked upon by lecturers in public universities may have assumed a new dimension as the federal government has directed Vice Chancellors of striking public universities and inter-varsity centres to enforce no-work-no-pay rule on striking lecturers.
The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has hailed judgment of the National Industrial Court (NIC), Akure, which nullified the sacking of two executive members of the union by the University of Ilorin.
The Federal Government said that it will be unable to meet the demands of the Academic Staff Union of Universities for now.
The striking lecturers and non-academic staff of Emmanuel Alayande College of Education, Oyo in Oyo state have suspended their four-month old industrial action with immediate effect.
Unionists on Wednesday urged the Federal Government to give priority to education and review the education budget from 7.04 per cent to 20 per cent.
Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, has called on the Federal Government to open-up recruitment of academic staff in the federal universities in order to safe overworked lecturers’ from untimely death.
Students of Delta State University (DELSU), Abraka, have criticised the institution’s branch of Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) for rejecting the staff duty register recently introduced by the school management.
Lagos Business School (LBS) has emerged the only school in Africa to listed among the top 50 business schools in the world in the Economist Magazine’s 2018 EMBA ranking.
Comrade Samson Chijioke Ugwoke, National President of Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities, SSANU, has accused those saddled with the administration of universities of gradually killing education through corruption.
Freed lecturers of the University of Maiduguri (UNIMAID), who were in Boko Haram captivity for about eight months, have expressed their willingness to resume oil exploration in the Chad Basin.
The catastrophic opening of the year, 2018, with wanton killings of over 70 persons in well-coordinated attacks in Benue State by the perennial Fulani herdsmen killer squad has called to question the sloppiness of Nigeria’s security architecture and the look-away attitude of the executive.
Despite the suspension of strike by workers in Osun State, lecturers in the four higher institutions, owned by the state, have said they will begin an indefinite strike on January 15, 2018, if the issues raised in their notice of strike are not resolved.
Barely 24 hours after the start of an indefinite strike by the labour movement in Osun State, lecturers at the Osun State Polytechnics and the state’s Colleges of Education have declared that they will embark on an indefinite strike to protest the payment of half salaries by Governor Rauf Aregbesola.
Lecturers at the polytechnics and colleges of education owned by the Osun State Government have given Governor Rauf Aregbesola a 21-day ultimatum to resume payment of full salaries and address other issues including obnoxious taxes, lack of good roads and toilets for students.
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