ASUU decries reduction of budgetary allocation to education

Sokoto – The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has decried the reduction of the Federal Government’s allocation to the education sector from 11 per cent in 2015 to 8 per cent in 2016. The ASUU Sokoto Zonal Coordinator, Dr Lawal Argungu, made this known at a Press Conference in Sokoto on Saturday. “The way…

ASUU decries reduction of budgetary allocation to education

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has decried the reduction of the Federal Government’s allocation to the education sector from 11 percent in 2015 to 8 percent in 2016. The ASUU Sokoto Zonal Coordinator, Dr Lawal Argungu, made this known at a Press Conference in Sokoto on Saturday. “The way FGN treats the funding…

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…

NUJ set to develop database of journalists

Odusile said having the database had become imperative to ascertain the exact number of journalists who are members of the NUJ in order to reposition the union and to enhance professionalism The post NUJ set to develop database of journalists appeared first on The Eagle Online – The Nigerian Online Newspaper.

NUJ set to develop journalists’ database

The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) says the process of developing a database of journalists nationwide has commenced. The NUJ president, Mr Waheed Odusile, said this when he visited Mr Bayo Onanuga, the Managing Director/Chief Executive of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in his office on Friday in Abuja. He said that having the…

NUJ Set To Develop Database Of Journalists

The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) says the process of developing a database of journalists nationwide has commenced. The NUJ president, Mr Waheed Odusile, said this when he visited Mr Bayo Onanuga, the Managing Director/Chief Executive of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in his office on Friday in Abuja. He said that having the…

Dissolve the Marriage, My Wife is Adulterous – Husband

The long arm of the law has caught up with a mother of three has who lost her 14-year-old marriage to her adulterous behavior. An Igando Customary Court in Lagos granted the request of her estranged husband to dissolve the union. “I came home to pick something in the morning and I met my wife…

Workers suffering, pay outstanding salaries – Civil servants beg FG

The Association of Senior Civil Servants of Nigeria (ASCSN) on Thursday urged the Federal Government to pay thousands of Federal Civil Servants their outstanding salaries and allowances to stimulate the economy. The union made the call following complaints by Nigerians, especially civil servants who had not received their promotion arrears. Mr Bashir Lawal, the Secretary-General…

Cocoa Institute reinstates 91 sacked workers after Buhari’s intervention

Ninety one workers sacked in 2013 by the Cocoa Research Institute of Nigeria, Ibadan, resumed work on Thursday. Welcoming the workers, Acting Executive Director of the institute, Abiodun Okelana, said their reinstatement was ordered by President Muhammadu Buhari after a thorough investigation by the Federal Ministry of Agriculture. She assured them that the institute would…

ASUU Threatens Strike Over N495b Varsities’ Revitalisation Funds, TSA

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has called for immediate release of N495 billion revitalisation funds for universities. The union also wants the 2009 ASUU/Federal Government of Nigeria (FGN) Agreement and Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) of 2013 implemented to the letter. Briefing reporters yesterday in Calabar, ASUU Zonal Coordinator, Professor Nsing Ogar, represented by…

Cocoa Institute Reinstates 91 Sacked Workers After PMB’s Intervention

Ninety one workers sacked in 2013 by the Cocoa Research Institute of Nigeria, Ibadan, resumed work on Thursday. Welcoming the workers, Acting Executive Director of the institute, Abiodun Okelana, said their reinstatement was ordered by President Muhammadu Buhari after a thorough investigation by the Federal Ministry of Agriculture. She assured them that the institute would…