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The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Ambrose Alli University (AAU) Ekpoma Chapter, has called on the Edo State Government to intervene and settle the crisis of non-payment of staff salaries in the institution.

ASUU threatens another strike over non-payment of salaries

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has threatened to embark on an industrial action if the 13 months’ salaries of over 1,000 of its members across the country were not paid.
Some gunmen on Thursday attacked Nuhu Bamalli Polytechnic, Zaria in Kaduna State, abducting some lecturers and their family members.

Kaduna polytechnic reopens after bandit attack

The management of the Nuhu Bamalli Polytechnic Zaria, Kaduna State has announced the reopening of the institution for academic activities as from Monday.
The Emir of Zaria, Alhaji Ahmad Bamalli, has urged Nigerians to imbibe the teachings of Jesus Christ on love and sacrifice.

Kaduna emir: War is already at our doorsteps

Zaria, the ancient Kaduna city which some of the indigenes fondly referred to as Zazzau Emirate is under siege of bandits who have practically turn living a hellish affair for majority of the inhabitants.
“At this moment, l cannot say how many students were taken away by the gunmen until l get there, but we have already mobilized security men and members of the vigilantatè who are now in pursuit of the abductors,” the commissioner stated.

Bandits kidnap family of eight, four others in Kaduna

The latest attack comes barely 48 hours after bandits attacked Nuhu Bamali Polytechnic also in Zaria, kidnapping eight students and two lecturers, as well as shooting another student to death.
The Senator representing Kaduna North Senatorial District, Suleiman Abdu Kwari, has expressed sadness over latest kidnapping of students and lecturers at Nuhu Bamali Polytechnic, Zaria.

Kaduna senator: I am sad over kidnapping in my constituency

The Senator representing Kaduna North Senatorial District, Suleiman Abdu Kwari has expressed sadness over latest kidnapping of students and lecturers at Nuhu Bamali Polytechnic, Zaria.
Some gunmen on Thursday attacked Nuhu Bamalli Polytechnic, Zaria in Kaduna State, abducting some lecturers and their family members.

Kaduna polytechnic suspends academic activities after bandits attack

Authorities of the Nuhu Bamalli Polytechnic Zaria have announced the suspension of all academic activities in the institution hours after the school was invaded by bandits who kidnapped some staff and ‘many’ students.
Concerned Citizens of the University of Jos

Kidnapped UNIJOS lecturer regains freedom

A senior lecturer in the Department of Theatre Arts, University of Jos, Dr. Dan Ella, who was kidnapped by gunmen in the early hours of Tuesday, has regained freedom.
“At this moment, l cannot say how many students were taken away by the gunmen until l get there, but we have already mobilized security men and members of the vigilantatè who are now in pursuit of the abductors,” the commissioner stated.

One killed, 10 kidnapped in Nigerian school raid

One student was killed and at least 10 people were kidnapped when gunmen raided a school in northern Nigeria, officials told Reuters on Friday.
Some gunmen on Thursday attacked Nuhu Bamalli Polytechnic, Zaria in Kaduna State, abducting some lecturers and their family members.

Gunmen attack Kaduna polytechnic, injure students, abduct lecturers, family members

Some gunmen on Thursday attacked Nuhu Bamalli Polytechnic, Zaria in Kaduna State, abducting some lecturers and their family members.
Students of the Akwa Ibom State University (AKSU), who responded to the resumption directive of the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Nse Essien, were on Monday stopped from accessing the two campuses of the institution at Obio Akpa in Oruk Anam and Ikot Akpaden in Mkpat Enin local government areas.

Akwa Ibom university workers, lecturers defy vice-chancellor, prevent students resuming

Students of the Akwa Ibom State University (AKSU), who responded to the resumption directive of the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Nse Essien, were on Monday stopped from accessing the two campuses of the institution at Obio Akpa in Oruk Anam and Ikot Akpaden in Mkpat Enin local government areas.
Akwa Ibom State University

Akwa Ibom university teachers deny receiving N327 million from state government

Controversy has continued to trail the recent disclosure by the State Governor, Udom Emmanuel, that his administration had been releasing the sum of N327 million as a monthly subsidy to the Akwa Ibom State University (AKSU).
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has declared that Southern governors’ irrevocable decision on open grazing and others issues must be respected.

Rivers governor: Why I shun building more state universities

Governor Nyesom Wike on Monday said he was apathetic to establishment of more Rivers State owned universities because of the enormous challenge of adequately funding such institutions to effectively meet set development objects.
Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP)

ASUP strike: Students barricade secretariat demand federal government’s intervention

The National Association of Polytechnic Students (NAPS) Thursday in Abuja staged a protest calling for immediate negotiation to end the lingering strike by the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP).
Federal University, Oye (FUOYE)

FUOYE invests in tech to fight cultism, kidnapping – vice-chancellor

The Vice-Chancellor of the Federal University, Oye Ekiti, Prof Abayomi Fashina, has advised his colleagues across the country to think outside the box to be able to fund their universities, saying no institution of learning can develop with sole and absolute reliance on money from the government.
Senator representing Kwara South at the National Assembly, Lola Ashiru, yesterday said the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state has surmounted its leadership crisis.

Senator Ashiru begins moves to upgrade Offa polytechnic to degree awarding institution

The Senator representing Kwara South Senatorial District, in the National assembly, Senator Oyelola Ashiru, has begun moves in senate to upgrade Federal polytechnic, Offa, in Kwara State to a degree awarding Institution. The Federal Polytechnic...
The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Ambrose Alli University (AAU) Ekpoma Chapter, has called on the Edo State Government to intervene and settle the crisis of non-payment of staff salaries in the institution.

Strike: Kaduna governor displaying ignorance, arrogance – ASUU

The Academic Staff Union of Universities has expressed dissatisfaction with the directive by the Kaduna State Governor, Malam Nasir El-Rufai, that lecturers of the state university, who join the ongoing workers’ strike in the state should be dismissed.

PDP advises Kaduna governor to reinstate sacked workers

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Wednesday, urged Kaduna state governor, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai, to immediately and unconditionally reinstate all the workers he sacked from the state public service on Tuesday.

UNILAG attracts N12 billion research grants

The University of Lagos attracted N12 billion research grants in the past three and half years, the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Oluwatoyin Ogundipe, has said.
Kaduna State Governor Nasir Ahmed El-Rufai

Kaduna governor orders dismissal of university lecturers

Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, has ordered the dismissal of Kaduna State University’s lecturers who join other workers on strike in the state.
Armed thugs on rampage as they attack Nigeria Labor Congress (NLC) protesters in Kaduna disrupting their procession, at NEPA Round About on Ahmadu Bello Way on Tuesday (18/5/21). Ibrahim Bashir/BJO/NAN

SERAP urges Kaduna governor to end attacks on workers, protesters

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, to “immediately end the growing crackdown on workers and protesters in his state.”
Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP)

Auchi Poly alumni urges Nigerian government to meet ASUP demands to end strike

Auchi Polytechnic Alumni Association (APAA) on Monday called on the Federal Government to meet the demands of striking polytechnic lecturers to save the undergraduates’ future.
Governor Udom Emmanuel has said that his administration was giving N327 million monthly allocation to Akwa Ibom State University (AKSU) in Mkpat Enin Local Government Area of the state.

Governor Emmanuel: Akwa Ibom university receives N327 million monthly allocation

Governor Udom Emmanuel has said that his administration was giving N327 million monthly allocation to Akwa Ibom State University (AKSU) in Mkpat Enin Local Government Area of the state.

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The Aareonakakanfo of Yorubaland, Iba Gani Abiodun Ige Adams, has dragged the federal government before the United Nations, as attempt to seek the immediate intervention on the spate of killings in the South-west region of the country.
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Patrik Schick scored what could be considered as one of the best goals of the tournament as the Czech Republic stunned Scotland 2-0 at Hampden Park in Monday’s Euro 2020 fixture.

Euro 2020: Patrik Schick scores wonder goal as Czech stun Scotland

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President Muhammadu Buhari has said that by pooling together the collective resources and comparative advantages of the Armed Forces and other security agencies, “the enemy will now feel the ferocity of our firepower and the weight of our resolve.”

President Buhari vows not to rest until peace is restored

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday assured residents of Borno State of the federal government’s readiness to fight terrorism to the end, telling the military not to give criminals a breathing space to undermine Nigeria’s interests.
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