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New Minimum Wage: Workers Shut Lecture Rooms As ASUU, NASU Join Strike

Academic and non-academic activities were on Thursday disrupted at the University of Ibadan when the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Non-Academic Staff Union (NASU) and other unions in the institution joined the strike declared by the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC). The NLC, NEWSMEN learnt

ASUU Set For Strike, Rejects Fed Govt’s N20b

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has called on Federal government to fulfil its side of agreement or face strike action. The National President of the union, Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi, disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday

Police Nab Headmaster For Defiling 4 Pupils In Enugu

THE POLICE COMMAND IN ENUGU STATE HAS ARRESTED A SCHOOL HEADMASTER, ONE IDOKO NATHANIEL,50, OF MKPAMTEULO VILLAGE, ENUGU EZIKE COMMUNITY, FOR ALLEGEDLY DEFILING FOUR PUPILS PUT UNDER HIS CARE. The command’s Spokesman, Ebere Amaraizu, said in a statement on Monday that the incident happened at

UNIOSUN Shuts Down Over Alleged Lawlessness of Staff Unions

The management of Osun State University, (UNIOSUN) Osogbo, has shut down the institution over what it described as lawlessness and endangering of students lives by some staff unions in the school. In a statement signed by the Registrar and Secretary to Council, Mr Gafar Adebayo

FUTA Students Cry Out Over Police Harassment

The students of Federal University of Technology Akure, FUTA, Ondo State, raised an alarm yesterday over the infringement of their fundamental human rights by the Nigeria Police Force. The Concern for Human Rights(CHR) president, David Belele explained how officers in the state have been harassing

House Of Reps Asks JAMB to Reduce Cost of Application Forms

Members of the House of Representatives have asked the Federal Ministry of Education to cut the cost of Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) application forms by 50%. Similarly the House members equally asked the Federal Ministry of Education to equally ensure that the cost

Herdsmen Destroy Unilorin’s Multimillion Naira Research Farms

The Vice – Chancellor of the University of Ilorin, Prof. Sulyman Abdulkareem, has raised the alarm over the destruction of the institution’ s multi – million naira research and training farms by cattle belonging to unidentified herdsmen. PUNCH correspondent gathered on Monday that , following

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