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ASUU chairman reacts as Governor Umahi proscribes unions in Ebonyi university

The Academic Staff Union of University (ASUU), Ebonyi State University Chapter, has urged the State government to prioritise University Education to improve the system.
Members of various workers’ unions across the tertiary institutions in Lagos State including the Lagos State Polytechnic (LASPOTECH), Lagos State University (LASU), Adeniran Ogunsanya College of Education (AOCOED), Michael Otedola College of Primary Education (MOCPED), among others, on Monday disrupted resumption activities on the various campuses.

Lagos tertiary institutions staff protest over minimum wage

Members of various workers’ unions across the tertiary institutions in Lagos State including the Lagos State Polytechnic (LASPOTECH), Lagos State University (LASU), Adeniran Ogunsanya College of Education (AOCOED), Michael Otedola College of Primary Education (MOCPED), among others, on Monday disrupted resumption activities on the various campuses.

Lagos university staff lock main gate over minimum wage

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) and the Non-Academic Staff Union of Universities (NASU) have locked the main entrance of the Lagos State University (LASU) over the payment of the minimum wage.

Health workers begin nationwide strike Monday

Despite the marathon meeting held between the Federal Government and the leadership of Joint Health Sector Unions and Assembly of Healthcare Professionals (JOHESU) on Thursday, health workers in all Federal Government health institutions and facilities across the country will commence a nationwide strike on Monday.
President Muhammadu Buhari inaugurates APC tripartite committee at the State House on Monday, August 31, 2020.

President Buhari approves stakeholders meeting with organized labour over strike

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday approved a meeting between the Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Dr. Zainab Ahmed, the Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige and the organized labour.
A gas station attendant pumps fuel into a customer's car at the NNPC Mega petrol station in Abuja, Nigeria March 19, 2020. REUTERS-Afolabi Sotunde

SSANU: Fuel, electricity hike’ll increase Nigerians’ hardship

The Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU), Monday, warned that except the Federal Government addresses the recent hike in fuel and electricity tariff, the non-teaching staff in collaboration with the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), would engage the government in a peaceful protest across the nation, with a view to forcing the government to rescind its decision.

UNILAG: ASUU, SSANU, NASU appear before visitation panel

Leaders of three of the four workers’ unions at the University of Lagos (UNILAG) are currently before the special Visitation Panel investigating the institution’s affairs.
The newly appointed Acting Vice Chancellor, University of Lagos, Prof. Theophilus Soyombo, has called for support from all the labour unions in the institution in a bid to move the university forward.

UNILAG acting vice chancellor assumes duties, seeks support of labour unions

The newly appointed Acting Vice Chancellor, University of Lagos, Prof. Theophilus Soyombo, has called for support from all the labour unions in the institution in a bid to move the university forward.
Centre For Anti-Corruption and Open Leadership (CACOL)

CACOL kicks against removal of UNILAG vice chancellor

The Centre for Anti-Corruption and Open Leadership, CACOL, has berated the Governing Council of the University of Lagos headed by Dr. Wale Babalakin over the removal of Prof. Oluwatoyin Ogundipe as the University’s Vice-Chancellor on Wednesday.

UNILAG acting vice-chancellor addresses workers, says appointment in order

The Acting Vice-Chancellor of the University of Lagos, UNILAG, Prof. Omololu Soyombo, yesterday addressed members of staff of the university, promising to give their welfare top priority and leaving the university better than he met it.

UNILAG staff, senate reject vice chancellor’s removal

All staff unions in the University of Lagos on Thursday expressed their displeasure with the removal of the institution’s Vice Chancellor, Prof. Oluwatoyin Ogundipe, by the Governing Council of the school.

UNILAG: ASUU, SSANU, NAAT, NASU hold emergency congress on sacked vice-chancellor

All the industrial unions in the University of Lagos, UNILAG, operating under the aegis of Joint Staff Union, JSU, are currently holding a Congress over the sack of the institution’s Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Oluwatoyin Ogundipe, by the Governing Council is the main item on the agenda.

SSANU, NASU threaten to down tools over unresolved issues with federal government

The Non-Academic Staff Union of Educational and Associated Institutions (NASU) and Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU) said they would proceed on strike over unresolved issues with the Federal Government immediately the universities reopen.

Imo university workers threaten industrial action over ‘unpaid salaries’

Some workers of the Imo State University (IMSU) have threatened to go on strike, if the state government fails to offset their outstanding salary arrears.
Dr Chris Ngige, Minister of Labour and Employment said this while fielding questions on television concerning the time for payment of the new wage.

IPPIS: Nigerian government directs university bursars to compile list of problems

The Federal Government has directed bursars of universities to compile list of problems associated with payment of salaries through the Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System (IPPIS).
Dr Chris Ngige, Minister of Labour and Employment said this while fielding questions on television concerning the time for payment of the new wage.

Nigerian government releases N4.5 billion to 31 teaching hospitals, medical centres

The Federal Government on Friday said it has released N4.5 billion to 31 Federal Teaching and Medical Centres across the country for the payment of hazard and inducement allowances for the month of April and May.

Nurses, lab scientists, pharmacists, other health workers set for nationwide strike

The Joint Health Sector Union and Assembly of Health Care Professionals (JOHESU) has told the Federal Government that it can no longer guarantee industrial peace and harmony in the health sector.

NASU threatens 14-day warning strike

The Non-Academic Staff Union of Educational and Associated Institutions (NASU) says it will begin a 14-day warning strike in Federal Universities, Polytechnics and Colleges of Education, over shortfall in payment of its members’ salaries.

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Nigerian judge throws out case against 47 men for homosexuality

A judge in a Nigerian court has thrown out a case against 47 men charged with public displays of affection with members of the same sex, ending what had widely been seen as a test of the country’s laws banning homosexual relationships.
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Lagos government promises to compensate victims of Fagba crisis

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IPAC congratulates INEC chairman over re-appointment

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NSCDC dismisses officer for ‘looting’ virus palliatives in Abuja

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#EndSARS: Nigerian Army denies shooting protesters

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