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Poor education of girls hinders Africa’s development –Experts

Worried by the poor enrollment statistics of the girl children in schools and the attendant dangers it poses to the socio-cultural and economic development of the Africa, experts and eminent speakers have identified ways to address the disturbing issue. It was at the “Regional Conference for African Traditional and Religious Leaders on Keeping Girls in…

Unpaid salary: TASCE workers, Ogun labour leader begs Amosun

Employees of Tai Solarin College of Education (TASCE), Omu-Ijebu, Ogun State, and the labour leader have again solicited for God’s intervention through prayers and called on Ibikunle Amosun-led administration to forgive their sins and shortcomings to pay their salaries and outstanding arrears. The Chairman, Coalition Staff Union of the College, Mr. Daniel Aborisade stated this…

ASUU May end strike, reviews FG’s fresh commitments

The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, may end their prolong strike which the began on November 4, 2018. Indeed, the Federal Government appeared to have resolved contentious issues that led to the ongoing strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU. The meeting held in Abuja by the Federal Government and ASUU reached…

FG, ASUU to meet on Monday again

As part of the effort to find a lasting solution to the ongoing strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), the Federal Government and the union leaders will be meeting again on Monday, January 7, 2019 in Abuja. According to the Director of Media, Federal Ministry of Labour and Employment, Mr Samuel Olowookere,…

Buhari’s Govt dragged to UN over failure to end ASUU strike

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project has sent an urgent appeal to two UN special rapporteurs, urging them to “prevail upon the government of President Muhammadu Buhari and the leadership of Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) to reach an agreement to end the ongoing strike by ASUU. It said the strike continues to have real…

ASUU Strike: Negotiation is progressing- Labour Minister

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr. Chris Ngige, has dismissed the report by some sections of the media that the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) walked out of the negotiations with the Federal Government. a statement by the ministry stated that the report stating that the members of ASUU walked out of the…

ASUU strike continues as union leaders walk out of meeting with FG

The Federal Government’s effort to end the ongoing industrial action by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has suffered another setback as it failed to reach an agreement with the leaders of the union again. The Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige, presided over a resumed negotiation with the striking university lecturers on…

Dahiru Bala, Ekweremadu, others receive honourary Ph.D

The Bank of Industry (BOI’s) Kano State Branch Manager, Dahiru Bala Mohammed, has been conferred with a Doctor of Philosophy (Honoris Causa) by the Federal College of Dental Technology and Therapy, Enugu. Bala was honoured at the Institution’s maiden convocation ceremony held recently, alongside the Deputy Senate President, Dr. Ike Ikweremadu, Gombe State Governor, Alhaji…

NOUN gets more professors for Open University

The Governing Council of the National Open University of Nigeria has expressed optimism that the recent assent of President Muhammadu Buhari to the NOUN Amendment Bill 2018 would give greater legitimacy to the university as a full-time open and distance learning (ODL) institution. The Chairman of the council, Professor Peter Okebukola, while addressing the media…

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