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Nigeria News: ASUP Embarks On Indefinite Strike

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Academic activities have stopped in all Nigerian polytechnics as the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP), declared an indefinite strike nationwide, Naija News 247 News gathered.

Recall Osun Defender had reported earlier that the Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, on Monday invited the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics to an emergency meeting following their threat to embark on another strike.

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A statement issued on Monday by Ben Bem Goong, spokesperson for the ministry of education had said that the meeting was to address the issues raised by ASUP in a bid to avert the planned strike.

The meeting was scheduled to hold at the Ministry’s Headquarters in Abuja on Tuesday at 11:00 am.

However, following deliberations by both parties, the leadership of the union led by its president, Anderson Ezeibe, told newsmen moments ago that members of the union have vowed to shut down the Nigerian Polytechnics till the Federal Government meets their demands.

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UNILAG appoints new bursar

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UNILAG appoints new bursar

Mrs. Oluwafunmilayo Adekunle has been named the new bursar of the University of Lagos by its Governing Council.

Beginning on November 3, 2022, Adekunle will serve as the institution’s bursar for five years.

This is stated in a statement issued on Thursday by UNILAG’s communication unit.

The statement read, “The Governing Council of the University of Lagos, at its meeting on Thursday, October 6, 2022, approved the appointment of Mrs. Oluwafunmilayo Yetunde Adekunle as the new Bursar of the University.

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“Her tenure is for five (5) years with effect from Thursday, November 3, 2022.

“Mrs. Adekunle until her appointment was Deputy Bursar, Treasury. She joined the services of the University in 2005.

“She holds Bachelor and Master’s degrees in Accounting from the University of Lagos. She is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN).

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“Mrs. Oluwafunmilayo Yetunde Adekunle takes over from the current Bursar, Dr. Lekan Lawal, whose tenure ends on Wednesday, November 2, 2022.”

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Unilorin disclaims Post-UTME screening form

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Unilorin disclaims Post UTME screening form

The University of Ilorin (Unilorin) has dismissed reports that it released 2022/2023 Post-UTME Screening Form to applicants.

The Director of Corporate Affairs of the university, Kunle Akogun, who disclaimed the speculation in a statement on Thursday in Ilorin, explained that Unilorin was yet to take decision.

Akogun said, “This is to inform all admission applicants to the University of Ilorin that the institution is yet to take any decision on the 2022/2023 Post-UTME screening.

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“They should, therefore, disregard a message currently flying around online platforms to the effect that the University has started the process for the sale of Post-UTME screening registration form.

“This is the handiwork of scammers and admission seekers should disregard it.”

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FG, ASUU out-of-court settlement move fails

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FG ASUU out of court settlement move fails

The federal government and the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) are yet to come to a consensus on addressing the issues that led to the union’s strike.

ASUU has been on strike since February 14 to press home the demand for improved funding for universities, and a review of salaries for lecturers, among other issues.

After several meetings between ASUU and the federal government ended in stalemate, the federal government went to the national industrial court to challenge the strike.

The court of appeal sitting in Abuja, on Wednesday, had asked the parties to explore the option of an out-of-court settlement.

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Georgewill Abraham, the judge, had suggested that the federal government and ASUU take 24 hours to dialogue and come up with a resolution that would make Nigerians happy.

But at the hearing on Thursday, James Igwe, counsel to the federal government, and Femi Falana, counsel to ASUU, told the court of appeal that a resolution had not been reached.

Hamma Barka, the presiding judge, thereafter, stepped down the matter for an hour to enable ASUU file a reply to the counter affidavit deposed to by the federal government in opposition to the hearing of the union’s appeal.

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At the resumption of the hearing, Falana said they had begun consultations which would continue at the end of the day’s proceedings.

He also asked that ASUU’s application challenging the ruling of the industrial court be heard by the appeal court.

Both parties agreed that the court should hear the application, as there was no amicable resolution reached as advised.

The next hearing is scheduled for Friday.

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