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Hanifa Death: Kano govt revokes all private schools’ licenses

Following the murder of five-year old pupil, Hanifa Abubakar, by a private school proprietor, Kano govt has revoked the licenses of all private schools. #naijanews

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#JusticeForHanifa: Hanifa Must Get Justice, Kano Gov vows - Naija News 247

Kano State government has ordered for revocation of operational licenses of all private schools in the state. This is due to the abduction and gruesome murder of a five-year old pupil, Hanifa Abubakar, by a private school proprietor.

Hanifa Abubakar
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The state commissioner of Education, Muhammad Sanusi, announced the decision at a press conference, held at his ministry on Monday.

He said the decision became necessary to sanitize the operations of private schools and rid them of any criminal activities to avoid a recurrence of Hanifa’s case.

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Mr Sanusi announced that a powerful committee would soon be set up for revalidation of the licenses, adding that the government would set criteria for the exercise.

According to him, any school that fails to meet those criteria would be closed indefinitely.

The commissioner therefore called on the private schools proprietors to submit their licenses and await further announcement by the government.

“We are all aware of the ongoing case concerning Hanifa’s death as she was gruesomely murdered by a suspect called Abdulmalik Tanko who is the the proprietor of Noble Kids Academy and in view of the sad incidence, especially regarding how she was murdered in the private school, the state government has decided to withdraw the certificate of all private schools for revalidation.

According to him, the committee would comprise security agents such as State Security Service, SSS, NSCDC, Fire Service and other agencies for the success of the exercise.

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ASUU reacts to parents’ proposal to pay N10,000 per session to end prolonged strike

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The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, has stated that it will review the Appeal Court’s decision ordering the union to end its strike in order to decide its course of action.

Naija News 247 had reported that the appeal court on Friday ordered the union to return to work as earlier ordered by the National Industrial Court with immediate effect.

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ASUU President Professor Emmanuel Osodeke told reporters in response to the new court ruling that the union has not yet received the Appeal Court decision in its entirety.

He stated that after receiving the verdict, the union would review the paperwork with its attorneys and determine its course of action.

He said, “We have not received the ruling, when we get it, we will review it with our lawyer and then we can take the next step”.

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Naija News 247 recalls that the Federal Government, following its inability to reach a truce with the university lecturer, dragged ASUU to the National Industrial Court on September 11.

The court on September 24, ordered the striking lecturers to return to class while negotiation with the Federal Government continues.

Miffed by the ruling, the union headed to the appellate court to appeal the ruling.

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Appeal court orders ASUU members to resume work immediately

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The Court of Appeal has ordered members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, to end their eight-month-long strike immediately.

The court, however, granted the application on the condition that the union follow the lower court’s ruling and immediately call off the strike, pending the outcome of the substantive suit.

Following the lower court’s ruling, the court gave ASUU seven days to file an appeal.

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Naija News 247 reports that the National Industrial Court, on Sept. 21, ordered ASUU to call off the strike.

The court gave the order following a notice filed by the Federal Government urging the lecturers to return to classrooms.

In his decision on the interlocutory injunction, the trial judge, Justice Polycarp Hamman, restrained ASUU from continuing with the strike until the Federal Government’s suit against ASUU was resolved.

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Miffed by the ruling, the union headed to the appellant court to appeal the ruling.

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Buhari presents 2023 budget to National Assembly

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President Muhammadu Buhari lays the 2023 Appropriation Bill before a joint session of the National Assembly on Friday.

Buhari entered the temporary chamber of the House of Representatives, venue of the ceremony at 10:07am.

Naija News 247 had reported that Senate Present, Ahmed Lawan, during plenary on Tuesday said Buhari will  present the N19.76tn budget to the parliament at a ceremony scheduled to commence at 10am.

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There is heavy presence of personnel from military, paramilitary and safety agencies on the premises.

Men of the Nigerian Army, Nigeria Police Force, Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps, Department of State Services, Federal Road Safety Corps, Federal Fire Service and sergeants-at-arms were deployed for the special duty.

The security operatives have manned strategic points in and around the building, with stricter security checks on vehicles and persons entering the building.

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Select members of staff, essential service providers and journalists were issued tags to gain access into the premises.

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