The Academic Staff Union of Universities, on Monday, March 23rd, 2020 declared an indefinite strike over the Integrated Personnel and Payroll Information System and the non-implementation of the 2009 agreement. The union’s National President, Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi, announced the strike at a press briefing in its National Secretariat, Abuja. HeContinue Reading

The Academic Staff Union has commenced it’s warning strike today 9th of March 2020 The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has embarked on a two- week warning strike with effect from Monday. Its National President, Professor Biodun Ogunyemi, announced this at end of the National Executive Council meeting(NEC) heldContinue Reading

Chikaodinaka Nwankpa, a former Drexel University professor in Philadelphia, who spent federal grant money on strippers and made other ‘improper purchases’ has officially been arrested and is set to appear in court.  The Nigerian professor was last week arrested and charged with two counts of felony theft for allegedly stealing $185,000 inContinue Reading

The Ogun State Police Command has arrested Prophet Sunday Adelaja for defiling and impregnating a 16-year-old Junior Secondary School 3 student.  Adelaja who defiled the girl twice, is reportedly married to two wives and also the pastor of a white garment church in Iwaya, Ijebu-Ife community of the state.  Recounting how the incident occurred, theContinue Reading

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has accused the Nigerian government of trying to over-localize the university system in the country through its insistence on the Integrated Personnel and Payroll Information System (IPPIS). ASUU’s President, Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi who spoke with newsmen after a meeting with members of the union atContinue Reading

Twenty-three students would graduate with First Class during the third combined convocation of the Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University, Lapai holding Saturday. The Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Muhammad Nasiru Maiturare told reporters in Minna during the pre-convocation briefing that 3,212 students would graduate during the ceremony. Of the number, 700 made second classContinue Reading

The leadership of Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) appears to be heading for a showdown with the Federal Government over the implementation of the Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information (IPPIS). The union of university lecturers yesterday prepared for another round of strike over threat by the government to stopContinue Reading

Kano Stage Governor, Abdulahi Ganduje, has revealed that the education policy in the state has reduced the menace of child-bride in the state. The governor disclosed this on Sunday night during the 2019 Human Rights Summit/Award with the theme, ‘Adopting Rights Based Approach in the Public Sector Sustainable Development Agenda’,Continue Reading