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FG Threatens to Stop Salaries Of #ssanu and #nasu Members If Strike Continues.

The Federal Government of Nigeria has threatened to stop the salaries of Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU) and the Non-Academic Staff Union of Universities and Allied Institutions (NASU) over an indefinite strike they embarked on.  In his opening remarks at a social dialogue between the unions and the Federal Government on Thursday February […]

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Nigeria Government Faults Transparency International’s Report On Corruption Perception Index.

The Presidency has faulted the recent Transparency International’s (TI) report on Corruption Perceptions Index in Nigeria, describing it as an inaccurate portrayal of verifiable facts about the country. TI had, in its most recent document, the 2020 Corruption Perceptions Index report, listed Nigeria as the second most corrupt country in West Africa, dropping 13 steps […]

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SSANU, NASU SET TO BEGIN INDEFINITE Nationwide STRIKE Febuary 5

Non-teaching staff in the universities will commence a nationwide strike from February 5, 2021 over the Federal Government’s handling of the Integrated Personnel and Payroll Information System, sharing formula for the N40bn earned academic allowances and non-payment of arrears of the new minimum wage. The Joint Action Committee comprising the Senior Staff Association of Nigeria […]

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ASUU Strike : FG Inaugurates New Committee To Renegotiate 2009 AGREEMENT.

The federal government has inaugurated a new committee to renegotiate the 2009 agreements with lecturers and others, as part of its effort to end the eight-month-old strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU).  Recall that the lecturers who are currently on strike are demanding for funding for the revitalization of universities, earned allowance, the constitution of […]

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UTAS Can Be Ready in 3 weeks if the FEDERAL GOVERNMENT is COMMITTED – ASUU

THE Academic Staff Union of Universities has said the University Transparency Accountability Solution can be ready in three weeks if the Federal Government is committed. Last week, the FG had told ASUU to transit to Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System pending when UTAS would be ready for use. However, in an interview with The […]

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school reopening: Schools To Conduct Weekly COVID19 ASSESSMENT – FG

The Federal Government has released more guidelines that will  prevent the spread of COVID-19 as  more states fully reopen schools  on Monday. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, which disclosed this on Thursday,  stated that  schools had been directed to conduct COVID-19 risk assessment every week. The NCDC also disclosed that  local governments and states  […]

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REOPEN TERTIARY INSTITUTIONS WE ARE READY TO WORK – University Lecturers Tell FG.

Nigerian University Lecturers have asked the Federal Government to reopen tertiary institutions in the country as they are ready to work following nationwide educational shutdown prompted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The lecturers under the aegis of Congress of University Academics (CONUA), a breakaway faction of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), released a press […]

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MANAGING DIRECTOR OF TCN SACKED .

The Federal Government has removed the Managing Director of the Transmission Company of Nigeria, Usman Gur Mohammed, from office bluebloodz.com has learned. The Minister of Power, Mohammed Sale, approved of Mohammed’s sack on Tuesday.  This was contained in a press statement by the Special Adviser on Media and Communications, Office of the Minister of Power, […]