Tag Archives: IPPIS

ASUU Threatens Strike Over IPPIS

The Academic Staff Union of Universities has threatened to resume the industrial action it suspended since December 2020 over the Federal Government’s alleged failure to honour many of the agreements it signed with the Union. The Chairperson, ASUU, Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi, Dr. Ibrahim Inuwa, stated this while speaking with select journalists at the Union’s Secretariat. He said the ...

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Breakthrough As ASUU Agrees To Call Off Strike

The Academic Staff Union of Universities has agreed to call off its eight-month strike which has grounded academic activities in the public universities since March. The union leadership reached the consensus during a meeting with the government team led by the Minister of Labour and Employment,  Dr Chris Ngige, in Abuja, on Friday. The government also pledged to pay N40bn ...

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ASUU Wins As FG Exempts Varsities From IPPIS

The Federal Government and the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) appeared on Friday to be moving closer to an agreement after government decided to exempt the union from the controversial Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System (IPPIS). The university lecturers are expected to develop their own payment platform, the University Transparency and Accountability Solution (UTAS), which will replace IPPIS. ...

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University Lecturers Still Earning Same Salaries Since 2009 — ASUU

Raymond Ozoji, Awka The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) says the federal government is insensitive to the plight of lecturers in Nigeria’s public universities. According to the union, lecturers in public universities still earn the same salary since 2009 and rather than an upward review of their take-home pay, the federal government chose to worsen their pitiable conditions with ...

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Fuel Scarcity Looms As PENGASSAN Begins Strike

The faceoff between the Federal Government and the Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN) over the implementation of the controversial Independent Personnel Payroll Information System (IPPIS) may lead to a fresh round of petroleum products scarcity with the Union ordering its members nationwide to shut down. The government had stopped the payment of salaries of its ...

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FG Considers Suing ASUU As Meeting Deadlocked Again

The meeting between the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) and the Federal Government ended in a stalemate for the third time on Wednesday, as the parties again failed to resolve the issues around the payment platform for salaries and other benefits. Besides, ASUU was insisting that the N30bn Earned Academic Allowances offered by the Federal Government would be for ...

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Despite Talks, FG Sends Delegates To Varsities For IPPIS Capturing, ASUU Alleges

Indications emerged on Friday that the faceoff between the Federal Government and the striking members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities may not end soon. Despite the ongoing discussions between the two, ASUU said the government had sent officials from the office of the Accountant-General of the Federation to commence enrolment of lecturers on the controversial Integrated Payroll and ...

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FG, ASUU Meeting Over IPPIS Ends In Deadlock

The meeting between the Federal Government and the striking Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, over the controversial Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System, IPPIS, platform last night ended in deadlock. There were heated arguments between representatives of Federal Government and ASUU as the two parties maintained their positions on IPPIS. The meeting took place at the Conference Hall of ...

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ASUU Strike: FG To Consider UTAS As Ngige Foresees End

A delegation of the Federal Government led by the Minister of Labour, Employment and Productivity, Dr Chris Ngige, met behind closed doors with the leadership of the Senate on Tuesday to appraise the University Transparency Account Systems payment platform developed by the Academic Staff Union of Universities. The meeting, chaired by the President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, also had ...

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Resign And Go Into Farming, ASUU Tells Minister

The Academic Staff Union of Universities on Tuesday advised the Minister of State for Education, Chukwuemeka Nwajuiba, to resign and go into farming. The Chairman of ASUU, University of Ibadan chapter, Prof Ayo Akinwole, stated this in a statement in Ibadan while reacting to the minister’s criticism of the union. He said the minister’s criticism showed that he was naïve ...

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