IPPI: ASUU kicks As Federal Government Sacks Contract Lecturers

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) on Friday said the “forced enrolment of university lecturers” in the Integrated Payment and Personnel Information System platform by the Federal Government has resulted in the sacking of contract scholars across higher institutions.

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) on Friday said the “forced enrolment of university lecturers” in the Integrated Payment and Personnel Information System platform by the Federal Government has resulted in the sacking of contract scholars across higher institutions. ASUU cited the Bayero University, Kano State, and the Federal University, Wukari, Taraba State, where the disengagement of contract lecturers had already been carried out. It warned that such moves undermined the university autonomy to recruit competent local and foreign scholars, as was the global practice. The ASUU National President,…

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Aisha v Presidential Aides: Allow Law Take Its Course — Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has said Nigerians should allow the law to take its course in the case involving the First Lady, Hajia Aisha Buhari, and some presidential aides.

President Muhammadu Buhari has said Nigerians should allow the law to take its course in the case involving the First Lady, Hajia Aisha Buhari, and some presidential aides. The President said this in a statement by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, on Sunday. Hajia Buhari had raised concerns over the arrest of her security aides by the Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, over development in the Presidential Villa on Friday. Some of the security operatives were accused of firing shots in the confrontation…

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Naira Marley Again Breaks COVID-19 Rule As Abuja Concert Turns Rowdy

Popular hip hop artist, Azeez Fashola, better known as Naira Marley

Popular hip hop artist, Azeez Fashola, better known as Naira Marley, has again broken the social distancing rule of the Coronavirus Disease when the drive-in concert he held in Abuja turned rowdy. The concert was held on Saturday, with Marley arriving earlier in the day in Abuja in a private jet without using a face mask as did all those with him. The concert, put together by Play Network Africa, Traffic Bar, El’Carnival, and sponsored by Glenfiddich, had the ticket sold by Nairabox and Ariiya. The venue was Jabi Lake…

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Queen Elizabeth II Celebrates 94th Birthday At Windsor Castle.

Queen Elizabeth II celebrated her 94th birthday on Saturday at Windsor Castle, where she has been in self-isolation with Prince Philip due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Queen Elizabeth II celebrated her 94th birthday on Saturday at Windsor Castle, where she has been in self-isolation with Prince Philip due to the coronavirus pandemic. The Queen’s birthday ceremony on Saturday was a smaller version of the typical fanfare event. It included “soldiers from the 1st Battalion Welsh Guards, who are currently on Guard at Windsor Castle, and feature music performed by a Band of the Household Division,” according to a Buckingham Palace spokesperson. Traditionally, the Queen’s Trooping the Colour birthday parade is a televised event held at Buckingham…

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Reason For The Gunshots In Aso Rock As President’s Aide And ADC Arrested

What security sources regarded as ‘security breach’ occurred at the precincts of the Presidential Villa, State House, Abuja, when the First Lady’s Aide-de-camp

What security sources regarded as ‘security breach’ occurred at the precincts of the Presidential Villa, State House, Abuja, when the First Lady’s Aide-de-camp, Usman Shugaba, attempted to force President Muhammadu Buhari’s Special Assistant, Sabiu Yusuf, into self -isolation over COVID-19 fears. State House sources said that trouble started when Sabiu, President Buhari’s nephew, returned to his residence at the precincts of the Presidential Villa, just outside the Pilot gate, after a trip to Lagos where he had gone to meet his wife who had just delivered a new baby. Citing…

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