The members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, University of Ibadan, UI, chapter, on Tuesday declared a two-day fasting and prayer for a divine intervention in their five-month strike.
The resolution was reached at a congress held at the Faculty of Arts, University of Ibadan.
Speaking at the gathering, the branch chairman of the union, Olusegun Ajiboye, said there was need for God to visit the heart of Nigerian leaders, so that can do what was necessary and document the...Read Full Story
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There are indications that the hierarchy of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) is waiting for the presentation of the 2014 budget by President Goodluch Jonathan before they take a decision on their protracted strike action, BusinessDay investigations have revealed.
Some members of the union suggest that the union is waiting to see the direction of the budget as regards ASUU’s demands.
Inside sources who spoke to BusinessDay on condition of...Read Full Story
Lagos State Governor, Babatunde Fashola, on Tuesday handed over a total of 16 completed inner city roads in Mushin to the residents in a bid to add value to their living standards. Addressing a large crowd of residents, including traditional rulers, clerics, opinion leaders and community development associations as well as Government officials, Governor Fashola said it was not enough to build and handover roads to the communities, pointing out that the most important thing was to ensure that...Read Full Story
By SaharaReporters, New York
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has confirmed that a sum of N200 billion agreed with the Academic Staff Union of Universities at a meeting with President Goodluck Jonathan on November 5 has been fully paid into a Revitalization of Universities Infrastructure Account.
The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Public Affairs, Dr. Doyin Okupe, disclosed this today in Abuja, where he made the CBN letter available to newsmen.
Okupe did not, however, address...Read Full Story
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Governor Sule Lamido of Jigawa State recently indicated that the All Progressive Congress APC has the capacity to send the ruling PDP out of power in the 2015 election because the ruling party has misused its opportunity.
Lamido spoke when Sule Yau Sule image maker of former Kano State Governor Ibrahim Shekarau visited with other leaders of the Nigerian Institute of Public Relations (NIPR) Kano/Jigawa chapter to his office on a courtesy...Read Full Story