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ASUP gives FG 14 days ultimatum as it threatens to embark on an indefinite strike if demands are not met 

ASUP gives FG 14 days ultimatum as it threatens to embark on an indefinite strike if demands are not met 

The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP) has given the Federal Government a fourteen-day ultimatum threatening to embark on an indefinite strike if its demands are not met. This comes following an emergency meeting of the National Executive Council of ASUP. The union resolved that its members would begin an indefinite strike if the federal government fails...

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Deborah Samuel: Christian Students In Sokoto Express Fears, Say Usman Dan Fodio University Social Media Groups Now Tense

Deborah Samuel: Christian Students In Sokoto Express Fears, Say Usman Dan Fodio University Social Media Groups Now Tense

There is presently tension among Christian students in various tertiary institutions in Sokoto State in the aftermath of the gruesome killing of Deborah Samuel by Muslims extremists at the Shehu Shagari College of Education over alleged blasphemy. Although the college authorities had shut down the school, some Christian students told journalists that their lives were...

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BREAKING: Nigerian Soldiers Open Fire On Students Peacefully Protesting Prolonged Lecturers, ASUU’s Strike In Ondo

BREAKING: Nigerian Soldiers Open Fire On Students Peacefully Protesting Prolonged Lecturers, ASUU’s Strike In Ondo

Some Nigerian Army personnel on Tuesday harassed and shot at students who are protesting against the ongoing strike action by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) in Akure. UGAMATV gathered that the students had taken over Akure-Ilesa highway, protesting against the ASUU strike when the soldiers invaded the area and started shooting indiscriminately. Their...

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JAMB approves additional N1,000 for mock UTME

JAMB approves additional N1,000 for mock UTME

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board on Monday said “given the high cost of diesel and other energy challenges in the country” it has given the nod to its partnering Computer-Based Test centres to henceforth collect N2,000 as service charge for the use of their centres from candidates participating in mock-Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination and...

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ASUU strike affected my two children, says ex-education minister, Nwajiuba

ASUU strike affected my two children, says ex-education minister, Nwajiuba

Former Minister of State for Education, Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, has stated that his two children were also affected by the Academic Staff Union of Universities strike. The presidential aspirant stated this while apologising to students for the lingering strike. He made the appeal while appearing on Channel TV‘s Politics Today on Sunday. Nwajiuba, who resigned last week...

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BREAKING: Sokoto Residents Plan Mass Protest Over Police Arrest Of Suspected Killers Of Female Student, Claim Suspects Were ‘Defending Islam, Prophet Muhammad’

BREAKING: Sokoto Residents Plan Mass Protest Over Police Arrest Of Suspected Killers Of Female Student, Claim Suspects Were ‘Defending Islam, Prophet Muhammad’

Some residents of Sokoto State will on Saturday embark on a “mass” protest against the arrest of two people suspected to be involved in the killing of a female student of Shehu Shagari College of Education, identified as Deborah Samuel, for alleged blasphemy. UGAMATV had reported how Deborah was violently stoned to death and later...

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Colleges of education lecturers give FG 21 days ultimatum 

Colleges of education lecturers give FG 21 days ultimatum 

The Nigerian government has received a 21-day ultimatum from the Colleges of Education Academic Staff Union (COEASU) who are threatening to embark on industrial action. The union’s president and the general secretary, Smart Olugbeko and Ahmed Bazza, respectively, in a statement made available to newsmen, said the ultimatum was issued after their national executive council (NEC) meeting.  COEASU...

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President Buhari appeals to ASUU to call off strike 

President Buhari appeals to ASUU to call off strike 

President Buhari has appealed to the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) to call off the ongoing strike in the interest of students. The President made the call when he spoke at the 19th National Productivity Day and the conferment of the National Productivity Order of Merit Award (NPOM) on 48 eminent Nigerians and organisations in...