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Just in: ASUU agrees to call off strike as FG offers N70bn

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…

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We are ready to resume, says ASUU

Prof Ogunyemi, who was speaking at a meeting between the Federal Government, led by the Labour Minister and ASUU leadership, led by the President, said their members are willing to resume because it is a matter of national interest.

He points out that their members also have their children at home, like all other parents who have their children at home due to the prolonged strike.

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ASUU: FG denies replacing IPPIS with UTAS

“We, as government feel we are going to put it up for tests – three stages of test. We have done the first stage of test which is within the timeline of six months that ASUU promised. We are going to do other integrity test, Alpha test, Beta test and the one they call roll-over and other whatever test. It is the technologists that know all those tests. But this is the round we are going on now.”

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FG Considers ASUU “UTAS” Payment Software, Subjects It To Integrity Test Today

Ngige said,” We are subjecting the University Transparency Account System(UTAS) to integrity test today in the office of the Accountant General of the Federation, with the Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning in attendance. We will not mind accepting it we see it as more robust because it is more of local content.”FG Considers ASUU “UTAS” Payment software, subjects it to integrity test today.

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Senate President intervenes to resolve ASUU/Govt disputes

“Our situation today is something that everyone knows what it is. It’s a very stressful economic situation and I believe that government is supposed to even, within this kind of situation, play its own part. It’s obligations must be redeemed within the confine of what we can do.

“But ASUU too, I know, is prepared to meet government halfway somehow because I’m sure we have joint determination to resolve these issues.