Independent Petroleum Marketers Association, IPMAN Shelve Strike

The Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria, IPMAN, on Monday announced the suspension of a scheduled nationwide strike after meeting with the Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC. IPMAN said this in Abuja in a statement released by Mr. Ndu Ughamadu, NNPC Group General Manager, Public Affairs Division.‎ ‎According to the…

Shock As Buhari Receives Another Threat Letter

Another round of fuel scarcity looms as President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday, September 2, was issued a threat letter from Oil workers, under the aegis of the Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria, PENGASSAN. According to the union, ‎the federal government has for over a month, not kept to the agreement signed…

Another Fuel Crisis Looms As PENGASSAN Threatens Strike

Nigeria may be plunged into another round of fuel crisis as the Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN) has threatened to resume its suspended strike if the Federal Government refuses to commence the implementation of an agreement reached among the tripartite partners in the industry. In a letter addressed to the…

Life in the dark alley

…Challenges of visually impaired By Josfyn Uba And Henry Okonkwo In spite of the progress made in surgical techniques in many countries in the last decade, cataract (47.9%) remains the leading cause of visual impairment in many countries of the world. The degree varies, rescind in more developed societies. Other main causes of visual impairment…

ASUU threatens nationwide strike over 2009 agreement

  The Academic Staff Union of Nigerian Universities (ASUU) Wednesday threatened to shut down the nation’s universities through a nationwide strike if the Federal Government fails to implement the 2009 agreement it reached with the union. Zonal Coordinator, Abuja Zone of the union, Dr Theophilus Lagi, stated this at a briefing in Abuja on Wednesday. Dr….

ASUU threatens nationwide strike

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) through its Lagos Zone Coordinator, Prof. Olusoji Sowande at a news conference in Lagos on Tuesday, threatened to embark on a nationwide strike in regards to its demands for the implementation of its 2009 agreement with the Federal Government. Prof. Olusoji Sowande, said the 2009 FG/ASUU agreement, Memorandum of Understanding…

ASUU Kicks Against Additional State Universities

The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, yesterday called on the National Universities Commission, NUC, not to grant operational licence to any state government that approaches it for such. NUC is saddled with the responsibility to approve the establishment of new universities and supervise their activities. The union made the call at a press briefing organised…

We will embark on nationwide strike if our allowances are not paid – ASUU

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has threatened to embark on a nationwide strike to press home its demands for the implementation of its 2009 agreement with the Federal Government. The ASUU Lagos Zone Coordinator, Prof. Olusoji Sowande, said this at a news conference on Tuesday in Lagos. Sowande said that the union was…

ASUU threatens strike over unpaid allowances

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has threatened to embark on a nationwide strike to press home its demands for the implementation of its 2009 agreement with the Federal Government. The ASUU Lagos Zone Coordinator, Prof. Olusoji Sowande, said this at a news conference on Tuesday in Lagos.