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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.
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.
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.
The International Aviation College, Ilorin (IACI), Kwara State, has sent its workers on Leave without pay and slashed their salaries for April 2020.
As a result of non-payment of two months outstanding salaries of workers of the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH) by Osun State government under the leadership of Governor Gboyega Oyetola, the staff of the institution on Wednesday made good their threat to frustrate academic activities by locking out management staff and all visitors to the institution.
The Senior Staff Association of Nigeria and Non Academic Staff Union on Friday urged the Federal Government to honour their 2009 agreement to avoid a total strike.
The five-day warning strike embarked upon by non-academic staff unions in the universities, yesterday, crippled activities in most institutions in the country, though the industrial action was yet to take off in some other institutions.
Wale Akinremi, the chairman, Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU), University of Ibadan, says there is 95 per cent compliance on the five days warning strike directive by its national body.
The Federal Polytechnic, Ado Ekiti, has begun the construction of perimeter fencing and beefing up its security to ward off invasions by strangers, including herdsmen whose cattle destroy the institution’s vast farmland.
The House of Representatives has urged Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities, SSANU, and Non Academic Staff Union, NASU, and other associated institutions to halt their impending strike to avert disrupting the academic calendar.
The Nigerian Senate has resolved to take quick measures to avert a looming strike in Nigerian universities.
Members of the non-academic staff in the University of Ibadan, UI, today commenced a five day strike action to demand for N30b Earned Allowance from the Federal Government.
Members of the Senior Staff Association of Nigeria Universities (SSANU) and Non-Academic Staff Union (NASU) at the Obafemi Awolowo University, on Monday, staged a protest against the non-payment of allowances and other ‘irregularities’.
Administrators in Uganda’s capital city Kampala have started a public campaign, urging people to report any suspected cases of COVID-19.
Sarina Wiegman is to replace Phil Neville as head coach of the England women’s football team next year, the Football Association (FA) announced on Friday.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Friday ordered the reopening of the economy in England as data showed a recent rise in COVID-19 infections had now levelled off.
The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has pledged to do everything legitimately possible to win the governorship election in Anambra state, slated for 2021.
The management of Nigerian Meteorological Agency, NIMET, Friday, insisted that there is no justification for the threat of going on strike by the joint union of workers- Association of Nigeria Aviation Professionals and the National Union of Air Transport Employees as most of the issues raised are being urgently addressed.
The Lawmaker, representing Borgu-Agwara Federal Constituency of Niger, Alhaji Jafaru Mohammed, has pledged to collaborate with Agwara Local Government Council to ensure rapid infrastructural development of the area.
Another Wife of State House of Assembly member representing Gwiwa constituency, Hon. Aminu Tsibut has been kidnapped by an unknown gunmen.
France is sending specialist teams and equipment to help Mauritius deal with a fuel spill from a bulk carrier that ran aground on a pristine reef two weeks ago and threatens to become an ecological disaster.
The Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) in Ekiti says mosques in the state are now well positioned to meet the conditions for reopening amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Zamfara State Governor, Bello Matawalle, has directed the construction of a N400 million National Open University Study Centre in Gusau, just as he pledged to sponsor an initial 200 students into the university.