SSANU, NASU protest in UNN over unpaid wages, allowances

By Moyosore Salami The non-teaching staff in University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN) under the aegis of Joint Action Committee (JAC) staged a peaceful protest demanding arrears of minimum wage and earned allowances. The Committee has threatened to shut down UNN by embarking on an indefinite strike after Nov. 15, if their members failed to receive their pay. UNN-JAC comprised Non-academic Staff Union of Universities (NASU) and Senior Staff Association of Nigeria Universities (SSANU). Mr Paul Erua, the Chairman of UNN-JAC disclosed that the three-day nationwide protest that started on Wednesday…

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UNIZIK okays N5 billion for transportation scheme

By Opeyemi Babalola  Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka (UNIZIK), has resolved to reduce the burden of transportation faced by students of the institution by signing a N5 billion pact with two Chinese companies represented by their companies in Nigeria, Dolphite Ventures and Legacy FMCG Nig Ltd, for the establishment of digital transport scheme called UNIZIK Transport Scheme (UTS).The scheme is a Public-Private Partnership (PPP) integrated Mass Transit project between Higher Bus Compy Ltd, China, China Faw Group and China National Heavy Duty Company Ltd (SINOTRUK), all represented by Legacy-FMCG Trading Company…

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UNN Business School Graduates Nine Pioneer Doctoral Students

By Moyosore Salami A total of nine doctoral students have graduated from the University of Nigeria’s business school, Enugu. The students who graduated from different executive doctoral programmes, including economic policy management, business and public leadership, became the pioneer doctorate students of the school. The Director of the Business School, Professor Josaphat Onwumere, while speaking during the graduation and dinner ceremony organised by the students said the students must always keep the flag flying, being the institution’s pioneer students. “They must always represent the true image of the university, which…

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