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IPPIS: ASUU threatens no-pay-no-work action

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) University of Agriculture Makurdi (UAM) chapter, has resolved to down tools should the Federal Government fail to pay it’s members their monthly entitlements on account of the Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System (IPPIS).
Babatunde Fashola- Minister Works, Power and Housing

826.8km of roads delivered in five months – minister

The Minister of Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, said the ministry impacted on 514 highways and delivered 826.8 kilometers of road between Aug. and Dec., 2019.
The Vice Chancellor Federal University of Technology (FUT), Minna Professor Abdullahi Bala has blamed challenges in the IPPIS implementation on the failure of the federal government and handlers of the scheme.

IPPIS creating more problems than values in universities – vice-chancellor

The Vice Chancellor Federal University of Technology (FUT), Minna Professor Abdullahi Bala has blamed challenges in the IPPIS implementation on the failure of the federal government and handlers of the scheme to involve university administrators before it was launched.

Centre introduces measures to check unemployment,restiveness in Nasarawa

The Nasarawa State Technology, Innovation and Skills Acquisition Centre says it has evolved measures to reduce unemployment and restiveness in the state.
The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has denied receiving N163 billion from the federal government.

Strike looms as federal government stops salaries of ASUU members not enrolled on IPPIS

The Federal Government has ordered that the salaries of staff of the federal tertiary institutions in Nigeria yet to be enrolled on the Integrated Personnel and Payroll Information System (IPPIS) be stopped immediately
Zainab Ahmed

IPPIS: Federal government halts salaries of unregistered tertiary institutions’ staff

Workers of various tertiary institutions who have not been captured on the Integrated Personnel and Payroll Information System (IPPIS) are in for a tough time as the federal government has suspended the payment of their salaries and emoluments with effect from January.
asuu federal government meeting

IPPIS: Another ASUU strike looms as federal government stops lecturers’ salaries

This is speculated in a possible reaction to a circular issued by the Accoutant-General of the Federation in which the Federal Government has instructed the immediate stoppage of salaries due to lecturers of federal universities, polytechnics and colleges of education.
Senate President Ahmed Lawan

Senate passes bills seeking to establish Federal University Gashua, Federal Polytechnic Orogun, others

The Senate on Wednesday passed six bills seeking to establish and give legal backing to Federal Universities and Polytechnics across several States of the Federation.
Sonny Echono

Sonny Echono emerges president of Nigerian Institute of Architects

The Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Education, Arc. Sonny Echono, has emerged the new President, Nigerian Institute of Architects.

Poor salary: Unions give Kaduna government 21 days ultimatum

A Joint Unions of Tertiary Institutions of Kaduna State has given 21 days notice to Kaduna State Government to settle their outstanding demands lingering for 10 years.
An 18-year-old Nigerian, Peter Arotiba, from Kogi State, has been awarded the National Distinction and Merit Award by the West Africa Examination Council (WAEC) for emerging overall best student in the 2018 examinations.

18-year old Nigerian receives merit award for emerging overall best in WASSCE

An 18-year-old Nigerian, Peter Arotiba, from Kogi State, has been awarded the National Distinction and Merit Award by the West Africa Examination Council (WAEC) for emerging overall best student in the 2018 examinations. Arotiba, who...

Third JAMB football tourney gets October date

Preparations have reached an advanced stage for the third edition of the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) Tertiary Institutions’ Football Championship slated for Oct. 13 to Oct. 20 in Ilorin.
Former Governor of Imo State, Senator Rochas Okorocha, on Monday lamented that the immediate past Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola is now having gray hair because the work of heading three ministries was to big for him.

Senator Okorocha: Governor Ihedioha actions‘ve taken Imo backwards

Immediate past Imo governor, Rochas Okorocha, has accused his successor Emeka Ihedioha of driving the state backwards since he assumed office by destroying everything he met on ground just to spite him.

Kano governor urges federal government to fund polytechnic education, rid nation of unemployment

Governor of Kano State, Abdullahi Umaru Ganduje, has urged the Federal Government to use adequate funding of entrepreneurship and technical education offered by polytechnics to address massive unemployment and dearth of infrastructural development in the country.

Senator Okorocha insists Eastern Palm University jointly owned

Former governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha, has insisted that the recently scrapped Eastern Palm University in Ogboko, Ideato North Local Government Area of the state is a Public Private Partnership (PPP) as against the findings of the Committee on Review of Tertiary Institutions led by Prof. Jude Njoku.

Senator Okorocha: Governor Ihedioha out to destroy my legacy in Imo

Immediate past Governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha, has accused the incumbent Governor, Emeka Ihedioha, of going all out to destroy his legacy in the state.
Former Governor of Imo State, Senator Rochas Okorocha, on Monday lamented that the immediate past Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola is now having gray hair because the work of heading three ministries was to big for him.

Senator Okorocha: Takeover of university further attack on my achievements

Immediate past Imo Governor Rochas Okorocha has described the takeover and conversion of the Eastern Palm University to a campus of the Imo State University (IMSU) by the State Government as another ploy to destroy all his landmark achievements.

NCC earmarks N500 million for special social Intervention projects

The Nigeria Communication Commission (NCC) has earmarked N500 million as special social intervention fund for renovation projects and provision of infrastructure in universities, polytechnics, Government Colleges and secondary schools, its executive vice chairman, Prof Umar Garba Dambatta, has stated.

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The National Electricity Regulations Commission (NERC), on Tuesday, declared that no electricity consumer should be made to pay for energy he/she did not consume.
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Gombe begins implementation of N30,000 minimum wage

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Former Super Eagles coach Christian Chukwu has hailed the appointment of erstwhile National team skipper Joseph Yobo after been named assistant Super Eagles coach to replace Imama Amapakabo.

Joseph Yobo prepared to prove critics wrong

Super Eagles former captain and assistant coach Joseph Yobo has stated his readiness to prove all doubters wrong as he looks set to resume to his new role.
Former Arsenal manager, Arsene Wenger, has said Barcelona are not good enough to win the Champions League this season.

Arsene Wenger: Why Chelsea were outclassed by Bayern Munich

Chelsea had chances to take the lead in the first half but failed to capitalise and Bayern’s dominant second-half display saw them run out 3-0 winners, in their first-leg round of 16 tie at Stamford Bridge.
Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu

Lagos targets smart-agric driven tech to boost economy

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has stressed that to achieve the desire of making Lagos a 21st Century Economy, his administration will uphold Smart-Agriculture driven by innovative technologies in tandem with international standards.