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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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BREAKING: FG, ASUU Meet Today To Resolve Strike

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr. Chris Ngige, will today (Thursday) meet with the leadership of the Academic Staff Union of Universities in a bid to end the over six months strike by the university lecturers. A statement by the Deputy Director of Press and Public Relations at the ministry, Mr Charles Akpan said Ngige would host a meeting ...

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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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Bulk Of Education Budget Goes To 10,500 Professors In Public Varsities — Minister

…says ASUU’s penchant for strike driving students to private universities  The Federal Government on Wednesday lambasted the Academic Staff Union  Universities for refusing to call off its six-month strike. The Minister of State for Education, Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, in an interview with The PUNCH in Abuja, said the bulk of education budget was being spent on 10,500 professors in Nigeria’s public universities. ...

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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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ASUU To FG: We Can’t Resume Oct 12, Our Strike Indefinite

There were strong indications on Monday that students of public universities in the country would stay at home further as the Academic Staff Union of Universities dismissed the Federal Government’s directive that all educational institutions in the country should resume on Monday next week. The National President of ASUU, Prof Biodun Ogunyemi, in a telephone interview with The PUNCH,  said ...

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AGF Has Declared Total War On ASUU Members, Withholds Their Salaries — Ogunyemi

…says no Nigerian university rated among first one thousand universities in the world Raymond Ozoji, Awka The Academic Staff Union of Universities in Nigeria (ASUU) has declared that the nation will not be free until the academia is free from the tutelage and strangleholds of the powers that be. This was contained in the 60th independence anniversary felicitations of ASUU ...

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IPPIS: SSANU To Commence Total Strike Monday

Raymond Ozoji, Awka The Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU) is to commence a nationwide industrial action on Monday 5th October, 2020 over irregularities in the Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System (IPPIS) and government unending procrastination in responding to its numerous pressing needs. Chairperson of SSANU Nnamdi Azikiwe University Awka, Comrade Njideka Nwangwu, who disclosed this to our ...

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