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The Federal Government will meet with the Academic Staff Union of Nigerian Universities (ASUU) on Monday Dec.10, over the ongoing nationwide strike.
The Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige, has chided Femi Falana (SAN) over his position on the “no work, no pay” policy of the Federal Government regarding the ongoing strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities.
There are indications that more crisis may erupt in the industrial sector as members of the Federal Executive Council (FEC), rose from their meeting on Wednesday to approve a draft white paper for implementation of “No work no pay rule”.
The Joint Health Sector Unions (JOHESU) have called a bluff of the federal government’s threat to invoke the ‘no work no pay rule’ rule should the unions persist in continuing with their strike.
The Federal Government has threatened to invoke Section 43 of the Trade Dispute Act of the labour law against the three non-teaching staff of universities, who have been on strike since December 2017.
Minister of Labour and Employment, Sen. Chris Ngige, has said the federal government will meet with striking resident doctors and other stakeholders in the health industry on Wednesday, to resolve the ongoing industrial action.
Democratic Republic of Congo ex-president Joseph Kabila, who yielded power to Felix Tshisekedi after December elections, moved Wednesday to assert his political clout, making the leaders of his FCC coalition sign a loyalty pledge.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has advised the Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai, not to drag the military into politics.
The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has pledged automatic employment to members of the National Youth Sevice Corps, NYSC, who are outstanding during the general elections, starting from Saturday.
The Minister of State, Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika, yesterday said the federal government interventions in Arik Air and Aero Contractors airlines saved the Nigeria aviation sector from witnessing what would have been huge job loses.
The Federal Capital Territory Internal Revenue Service, (FCT-IRS) yesterday said that the service was not embarking on any recruitment exercise as being speculated in some quarters.
A Bauchi-based politician, Dr Ibrahim Waziri, has said that the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, lacked the qualities that would pose a challenge to President Muhammadu Buhari at the February 16 presidential election.
Justice Halima Saleeman, the presiding judge of the Ilorin High Court in the trial of five accused persons in the April 5, 2018, Offa bank robbery case, has adjourned the hearing on the matter till March 14 and 15, 2019.
Eight people died in three shootings in Goma, eastern DR Congo, the town mayor said on Sunday, while others complained authorities were slow to react to violence in North Kivu province.
The United Arab Emirates' years long war in Yemen alongside Saudi Arabia has bled into the start of a biennial Abu Dhabi arms fair, which saw the Emirates sign $1.3bn in weapons deals.
Thousands of APC supporters have taken over Katsina, the Katsina State capital, awaiting the arrival of President Muhammadu Buhari for his campaign rally in the state.