Education

FG MAKES U-TURN, EXCLUDES VARSITY TEACHERS FROM IPPIS

    The federal government on Friday bowed to the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), and agreed to pay the university lecturers their outstanding salaries from February to June using old salary payment GIFMIS platform. This was part of many agreements reached at the end of 7-hour negotiation meeting between government delegation led by …

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As ASUU strike lingers, FG threatens ASUU by processing to register a rival union CONUA

As members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) continue their 10-month old strike, the federal government has commenced the process of registering a rival union. Chris Ngige, Minister of Labour and Employment, dropped this on Thursday in Abuja when the leadership of Congress of University Academics (CONUA), led by its National Coordinator, Niyi Sunmonu, …

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Singer, Simi attacks Nigerian leaders over prolonged ASUU strike

Singer, Simi has blasted Nigerian leaders over the lingering strike action by members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU. ASUU has been on strike since March as the government and union failed to reach an argument over a number of issues. Public universities have been shut since then, disrupting the academic calendars.   In …

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BREAKING] STRIKE: FG, ASUU RESUME MEETING FRIDAY

  The Federal Government has said it will resume meeting with the Academic Staff Union of Universities on Friday. The Ministry of Labour and Employment disclosed this on Wednesday night. The parley is expected to address various pending issues, including the contentious payment platform preferred by the union. Recalled that ASUU had opposed the Integrated …

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ASUU STRIKE: INTEGRITY TEST ON UTAS TO LAST EIGHT WEEKS NGIGE

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, on Tuesday, said the integrity test being conducted on the software of the University Transparency and Accountability Solution being proposed by the Academic Staff Union of Universities would take between six and eight months to be completed. ASUU is currently on strike in protest against the Federal …

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ASUU Strike: We Are Going Back To The Negotiation Table, Says Ngige

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr. Chris Ngige, says he will be going back to the negotiation table with leaders of the Senior Staff Association of Universities (SSANU) and other stakeholders in the education sector to ensure that the current impasse is resolved.  Speaking on Channels Television’s Politics Today, Senator Ngige said he is …

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17,602 teachers to sit qualifying examination says TRCN

No fewer than 17,602 teachers across the country are to sit for the 2020 qualifying examinations billed for Nov.12 -14, the Registrar and Chief Executive of the Teachers’ Registration Council of Nigeria (TRCN), Prof. Josiah Ajiboye, has said Ajiboye, who announced this at a news conference on Tuesday in Abuja, said that Osun state tops …

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STRIKE: WHY FG CAN’T MEET ASUU’S DEMAND – NGIGE

  The Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, says the government cannot meet the request of Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) due to present economic situation in the country. ASUU is demanding N110bn for revatilisation of tertiary institutions amongst other requests. Ngige, who stated this on Wednesday night while briefing journalists immediately after …

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UI VC race: Senate calls for sanction of SSANU, NASU members for disrupting council meeting

The Senate of the University of Ibadan on Wednesday rose from an emergency meeting and directed the management of the institution to sanction some members of Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU) and Non-Academic Staff Union (NASU) for disrupting the process of appointing new vice chancellor for the university.   The meeting, which was …

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