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We will cripple the entire university system in the country if… – SSANU

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Nigeria_Students_Protest_661136244Information emerging from the Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU) has revealed that by February 22 the union will determine its next line of action after mobilising its members to prepare for a possible industrial action, a unionist says.

National Vice President of the South-West Zone of the union, Mr Alfred Jimoh, spoke in Lagos on the possible strike in a telephone interview on Thursday. According to him, “The National Executive Committee (NEC) of the union will be meeting next week Friday and after then, we shall come out with the next line of action,” he said.

“We have been patient enough on these issues but government does not seem to take us seriously… We will therefore cripple the entire university system in the country if government does not accede to our demands,’’ Jimoh said.

SSANU had earlier mobilised its members to prepare for a possible industrial action as a means of pressing home their demand for the Federal Government’s full implementation of a 2009 agreement it entered into with SSANU. The body urged the government to jettison a report submitted by the NEEDS Assessment of Nigerian Public Universities Committee, saying, “is unfavourable’’.

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  1. promise nyeche

    February 14, 2013 at 6:19 pm

    While will all dis things be happenin in Nigeria is just bcos of bad government students crying,nnpc crying 4 loss is dat nt 2 show dat evil people are ruling d country Nigeria wht else do they wants 2 tell us nothing but 2 destroy d country Nigeria but d Almighty God will nt allow dat 2 happen God will take over d rulership from d devil & his angel in Jesus name Amen.

  2. mark

    February 14, 2013 at 7:40 pm

    for me i just don’t like dis union thing, the only thing they demand is salary increment, contiss dis hatiss dat. wat do you pple gain from crippling education. the leaders of SSANU should resign if they don’t like govt work pls. you will cripple university activities bcos you are God

  3. goddy

    February 14, 2013 at 7:53 pm

    The govt can spend billions on football but can’t put in thousand on educatn. It is a pity.

  4. Wazobia

    February 15, 2013 at 6:14 am

    The Union is so greedy & selfish every time they ask for money like almajeri or Oliver twist, they are never satisfied and keep frustrating the students with worthless handouts & text book you don’t even comprehend when reading.

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Several Injured As Thugs Attack #EndSARS Protesters, Governor Oyetola In Osun

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Several Injured As Thugs Attack #EndSARS Protesters, Governor Oyetola In Osun
Several Injured As Thugs Attack #EndSARS Protesters, Governor Oyetola In Osun

#EndSARS protesters in Osun

The Governor of Osun State, Gboyega Oyetola on Saturday, escaped an attack by thugs which happened while he was addressing #EndSARS protesters in Osogbo, the state capital.

Some of the vehicles in the Governor’s convoy were also destroyed by the thugs but the Governor himself was evacuated to safety by his security team.

Also Read: #EndSARS: Hold Enugu State Govt Responsible If Anything Happens To Us – Phyno, Kcee, Zoro

As the convoy was leaving the protest venue, some of the youths continued to stone his vehicles.

While the protest was disrupted, Governor Oyetola assured the injured victims that the government would be responsible for their medical bills.

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#EndSARS: Sanwo-Olu Constitutes Panel Of Enquiry

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#EndSARS: Sanwo-Olu Forms Panel Of Enquiry

Babajide Sanwo-Olu

In a bid to quell the #EndSARS protest which is spreading like a raging inferno across the country, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, the Governor of Lagos State has set up a panel of inquiry and restitution for victims of SARS.

This was announced in a statewide broadcast on Thursday.

The panel will be a 7-man panel which will ensure that all those with verifiable cases of SARS brutality or fatality receive compensation.

Also Read: BREAKING: EndSARS: Gov Sanwo-Olu reveals identities of policemen who harassed protesters

The Panel will be chaired by retired Justice Doris Okuwobi, while members are Ebun Adegboruwa, SAN (representing the Civil Society), Taiwo Lakanu (a retired Deputy Inspector General of Police), Patience Udoh (representing the Civil Society); Segun Awosanya aka Segalink (Human Rights Activist).

Others are Olutoyin Odusanya (Director, Citizens Mediation Center), a rep/member of the youth-led protest, and a representative of the Human Rights Commission.

There will be a help desk for the complaints and petitions to the panel.

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Governor Seyi Makinde Loses 81-Yr-Old Mother

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Governor Seyi Makinde Loses 81-Yr-Old Mother
Seyi Makinde

Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde

Abigail Makinde, the mother of the governor of Oyo State, Seyi Makinde, is dead.

The Chief Press Secretary to Mr Makinde, Taiwo Adisa, however, told newsmen that the family will soon make an official statement on the death of the deceased.

He said: “Yes. The family will make an official statement.

“The family will soon make an official statement. In the next few minutes, the family will make an official statement, in few minutes.”

It was gathered that Mr Makinde lost his father, Olatunbosun Makinde, a few years ago.

It was learnt that Mrs Makinde died in the early hours of Thursday.

She died at the age of 81.

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