Afe Babalola Tells FG To Reopen Private Universities

-Adewale Adetoyese “Reopen private varsities, public school not ready.” Afe Babalola Founder, Afe Babalola University, Ado Ekiti, Chief Afe Babalola, has urged the Federal Government to reopen private universities, noting that many public institutions are not ready to resume. Our correspondent S’Teller gathered that Babalola, who said COVID-19 has “exposed the unpreparedness of public universities in the areas of poor infrastructures, underfunding, inefficiency and corruption which ASUU had documented and published”, said although he was not a fan of ASUU in view of its penchant for strike actions, the lecturers’…

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Warning Of Impending 14 Days NASU Strike

Members of the  Non-Academic Staff Union of Educational and Associated Institutions (NASU) threatened to begin a 14-day warning strike in federal universities, polytechnics and colleges of education, over a shortfall in payment of their members’ salaries.   This was made known in a statement released by Mr Peters Adeyemi, the General Secretary of NASU on Monday in Abuja.   Mr. Adeyemi said the non-teaching staff union was protesting the short-payment of its members’ salaries since February 2020 through the Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System (IPPIS).   According to him,…

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