MINISTER of Labour Senator Chris Ngige has faulted human rights lawyer Femi Falana’s (SAN) stance on implementation of the “No work, no pay” policy of the Federal Government. He said every employer has the right to withdraw pay for workers while on strike in accordance with International Labour Organisation (ILO) Conventions and the Nigeria labour […]

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board on Thursday said it was set to commence registration for 2019/2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination in December as scheduled. The Head of Media of the Board, Dr. Fabian Benjamin, announced this while addressing newsmen during the conduct of promotion exercise for the Nigerian Customs Service at the board’s Computer […]

THE Federal Government/Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) 2009 Agreement Renegotiation Committee has said that a student loan scheme through an education bank can solve the sector’s funding challenges. Its chairman, Dr. Wale Babalakin (SAN), said a N1 million per annum students’ loan scheme and, by extension, an education bank, will avail students of loans […]

Academic Staff Union of Universities on Tuesday shut down all academic and non academic activities at the Federal University of Technology, Owerri, in solidarity with the nationwide industrial action embarked upon by the academic body. The Union also declared a “no teaching, no examination, no attendance to statutory meetings” until its demands are met by […]

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) on Sunday declared an indefinite and total nationwide strike to protest the poor funding of Nigerian universities. The union accused the government of not implementing the Memorandum of Action signed with it. Briefing news men after its National Executive Council meeting, National President of the ASUU, Prof. Biodun […]

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