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“We are saying no to the kind of divide-and-rule system they are trying to create in the university system. We are pressing home that on October 20, 2020, our joint unions had a memorandum of understanding with the federal government, midwifed by the Minister of Labour and Minister of Education.”
Workers under the auspices of the Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities, SSANU, and Non-Academic Staff Union of Universities, NASUU, University of Uyo branch have joined the national protest.
The Joint Action Committee (JAC) of Non-Academic Staff Union (NASU) and Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU) had earlier on Tuesday commenced a three-day nationwide protest over irregularities in Integrated Payroll Personnel Information System (IPPIS) payments, non-payment of earned allowances, non-payment of arrears in minimum wage among other issues.
Vice Chancellors of some federal and state universities and the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, were at daggers drawn yesterday over resumption of universities in the face of the second wave of COVID-19 pandemic.
Non–teaching staff of Bayero University, Kano, Tuesday organised a peaceful protest against the failure of the Federal Government to honurr a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) it entered with their Unions.
Though the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) had said that varsities were not ready for reopening, the VCs said they had planned to reopen their institutions as directed by the Federal Government.
The National Universities Commission (NUC) has directed universities to commence academic activities from January 18, 2021 in strict compliance with COVID-19 safety protocols.
The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has commended the Federal Government (FG) and the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), for reaching an agreement to end the union’s nine-month-old strike.
Chairman of the NGF and governor of Ekiti State, Dr. John Kayode Fayemi made the pledge in a congratulatory letter to the President of Senior Staff Association of Nigeria Universities, SSANU, Comrade Mohammed Haruna Ibrahim on his election victory.
The Chairman Board of Trustees Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund), Kashim Imam, has said that 226 tertiary institutions, in Nigeria, including federal and states universities and polytechnics and colleges of education are to benefit from N500 billion Education Tax in 2021.
The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, has urged the Federal Government to leave the Integrated Payroll Personnel Information System (IPPIS) as a condition to call off its ongoing strike.
The Federal Government is prolonging the ongoing strike in the nation’s Universities, the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has said.
Edo State Governor and candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has said that the former national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, deceived the 12 members-elect of the state’s Assembly who refused to present themselves for inauguration and two others whose seats were declared vacant, denying their constituents representation.
The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board has called for an embargo on the creation of new public and private universities in the country.
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The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) says it will continue to deepen partnership with the UN Office on Drugs and Crimes (UNODC) to fight trafficking in person in the country.
However, the 22-year-old has played just five minutes in the last six games and earlier today, reports in the Spanish press indicated that the player had told Zinedine Zidane of his intention to leave on loan during the window.
Pope Francis told U.S. President Joe Biden on Wednesday that he was praying that God would guide his efforts to bring reconciliation in the United States, while the nation’s bishops condemned Biden’s pro-choice stand on abortion.
A Deputy Comptroller-General of the Nigerian Correctional Service (NCoS), DCG John Mrabure, has been appointed as acting Comptroller General of the Service.
The Jigawa State Chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has inaugurated a 29-member reconciliation committee to unite and bring back its lost glory in the state.
The National Directorate of Employment (NDE) has commenced training of 880 youths in Kano State on its Basic National Open Apprenticeship Scheme (B-NOAS).
The late Abubakar, a younger brother to Sultan Muhammadu Sa’ad Abubakar, was a former commissioner for information, during Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal’s first tenure.
The National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA in collaboration with Delta State Emergency Relief Agency, SEMA, weekend commenced direct distribution of relief items to victims of the 2020 flood in 16 Local Government Areas of the State.
Britain said on Wednesday it was helping Kenya prepare to roll out the Covid-19 vaccine developed by Astrazeneca and Oxford University, as African nations race to ensure their populations are inoculated.
The news was first reported Friday by Front Office Sports, then confirmed by ESPN. James reportedly will endorse Mountain Dew’s new “Rise Energy” beverage, part of the PepsiCo family, and he also could become the face of Pepsi Cola.