The Students Media Personalities Nigeria (SMPN), on Saturday 9th January 2021, hosted her maiden edition of the awards night tagged “Celebrating Excellence Within.”. The event which held virtually in line with COVID-19 protocols started at 07:00pm in a Whatsapp group, and delivered a thrilling award experience to everybody.“Last year, was a difficult one, but that…
The Federal Government has again assured Nigerians that the prolonged strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities would soon come to an end.
The Academic Staff Union of Universities has agreed to call of its eight-month strike which has grounded academic activities in the public universities. The union leadership reached the consensus during a meeting with the government team led by the Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige, in Abuja, on Friday. The government also pledged…
Meanwhile, ASUU have proven that the system does not capture the remuneration of staff on sabbatical, external examiners, external assessors, and Earned Academic Allowances. Also, it does not address the movement of staff as in the case of visiting, adjunct, part-time, consultancy service, which academics offer across universities in Nigeria as the promotion exercise in the Professional Cadre, which is subject to external assessment that may last for several months; in such cases, when the outcome of the exercise is returned positive, the beneficiary is paid arrears from the beginning of the assessment process, but this cannot be captured by IPPIS.
According to him, the Union considers the IPPIS unstable for the university system. He said visitors to state universities should stand up to their responsibilities and state government should not establish universities they cannot fund
A Nigerian, Ms. Esther Agbaje, has been elected into the Minnesota House of Representatives in Tuesday’s U.S. general elections. Esther, 35, won by a landslide, polling 17,396 votes or 74.7 percent of the total ballots cast. Her closest rival, Alan Shilepsky of the Republican Party, secured 4,128 votes, representing 17.7 percent of the total. 1….
“Parents should please note that, if our struggle fails, they will pay through their nose to send their children to university, that is, if many students will not drop out of school”.
“I don’t know whether you know how many groups, organisations and associations receiving a salary from the federal account. So, if everybody is doing their own platform, imagine how many payment platforms government will have to deal with it.”
Many ideology have been presumed to have emanated form the protest ranging from police to governmental reforms and much more. Even to some, it is an avenue for a youth centred democratic party to be established
The chief surgeon, Dr. Eyarefe, who was assisted by a veterinary anaesthesiologist, Dr. Oguntoye and some veterinary medical students emphasized the urgent need for the intervention, admitting the fact that if the surgery had been delayed further, an ulceration