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1. Why we dragged FG, ASUU to court over strike – Law students
The Nigerian Law students have explained why they sued the Academic Staff Union of Universities and relevant ministries representing the Federal Government for the lingering strike which has led to the shutdown of various public universities since March 2020.
The students through the National President of the Law Students Association of Nigeria, Blessing Agbomhere, sought an award of N10bn as compensation for the violation of their rights to education for the period of about nine months that their public institutions of learning had been shut down.
The suit marked FHC/ABJ/CS/1551/2012 was filed at the Federal High Court in Abuja on Friday. CLICK HERE TO READ THE FULL DETAILS..
2. FG exempts ASUU from IPPIS
The Federal Government, on Friday, accepted the demand by the Academic Staff Union of Universities that they be exempted from the Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System.
The government also shifted grounds on a number of issues, including the insistence that all the academic staff of federal universities must be paid through the IPPIS platform.
This is happening after weeks of negotiations and disagreements by the FG and ASUU, which proposed the University Transparency and Accountability Solution as its preferred payment platform. CLICK HERE TO READ THE FULL DETAILS..