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Luis Suarez Edges Closer To Juventus Move

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With Gonzalo Higuain on the move, Juventus are in the market for a striker and are thought to be closing in on Luis Suarez.

With Gonzalo Higuain on the move, Juventus are in the market for a striker and are thought to be closing in on Luis Suarez.
The Uruguayan has been deemed surplus to requirements by new coach Ronald Koeman and is now looking for a new club.
According to La Gazzetta dello Sport, personal terms have been agreed between Suarez and Juventus in a second meeting between the club and the player’s representatives.
The striker, who has spent six years at Barcelona, had already been contacted by vice president, Pavel Nedved prior to the second meeting.
The player’s contract is thought to be in the region of ten million euros per year after tax which is the same wage Suarez is currently earning at Barcelona.
Juventus would have to pay a further five million euros to secure the Uruguayan, due to Italian taxation.
Another player that Juventus are thought to be interested in is Eden Dzeko from Roma.
However, Juventus would have to pay a transfer fee of around ten million for the Bosnian on top of his wages, something they wouldn’t have to do for Suarez, who would be leaving Barcelona on a free transfer.

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ASUU To FG: Why Do You Want To Spend Money On IPPIS When UTAS Is Free?

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The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, has challenged the Federal Government to tell Nigerians why it prefers to spend money on enrolling workers on the Integrated Personnel and Payroll Information System, IPPIS, when the union’s University Transparency and Accountability System, UTAS, can be used for the same purpose free of charge.
The National President of ASUU, Professor Biodun Ogunyemi, threw the challenge on Sunday in a chat with Vanguard.
He wondered why the government would insist on wasting scarce public resources on an investment that would in the end fail to meet expectations.
“We are close to actualising UTAS’ integrity process. We wonder why the government is insisting on IPPIS that cannot meet expectations in terms of performance. Does it make sense for the government to waste money on IPPIS?
“For everyone listed on the IPPIS platform, they pay some money to those who brought the platform. But for UTAS, they don’t need to pay a dime. They should tell Nigerians why despite the economic challenges in the country, they are insisting on something that would take money from the national purse when some people have a better alternative that costs nothing. Definitely, something must be wrong somewhere,” he said.
On the claim by the government that most university lecturers have been enrolled in IPPIS, Ogunyemi said it was untrue.
“From our investigations, not up to one quarters of our members are on the platform. The few ones on the platform are of three categories. The first being those close to retirement or those retiring who felt being enrolled would help secure their entitlements.
“The second category is the newly-recruited staff who also felt they wanted to secure their jobs and those who were cajoled into enrolling. The government only listed names of our members on the platform without the biometric being done by the listed lecturers and when the biometric is not done, the listing amounts to nothing.
“If they are still boasting that they have our members on the IPPIS, what are they sending teams to universities to list members on the IPPIS,” he stated.
On last week’s meeting, ASUU had with the government delegation, Ogunyemi said nothing was really achieved because matters for discussion were just opened before the meeting ended.
He added that another meeting would take place during the week but could not confirm the date yet.
ASUU has been on strike since late March this year over issues such as the revitalisation of the university system, setting up of Visitation Panels to universities, implementation of an earlier agreement reached with the government among others before the IPPIS issue cropped up.

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FFK, Archbishop Of Lagos Warn FG Over Deployment Of Soldiers

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Following the report by the Nigerian army that it would launch ‘exercise Crocodile smile’, an operation that would assist in identifying terrorists in the country, former Aviation and of course PDP chieftain, Femi Fani-Kayode, Sunday warned the Federal government led by President Muhammadu Buhari to jettison the idea of deploying soldiers on the streets.
Disclosing this via his facebook handle, Femi said that the deployment of soldiers especially now that Nigerian youths are protesting against police brutality and extra judicial killings by the operatives of the Special Anti Robbery Squad, SARS, would turn the #Endsars movement into #EndNigeria.
His words: “We will not wait before more blood is shed before we speak and before we send out this warning.
We will not wait until there is another mindless and needless massacre and massive shedding of innocent blood by our security forces before we shout out.
We say this today, we say it without fear or favour and we say it for everyone, both friend and foe, to hear loudly and clearly: the determination to use brute force and to kill innocent young men and women in an attempt to crush this protest comes with a very heavy price tag and butchers bill.
The plan to deploy soldiers in our streets and to slaughter #EndSARS protesters in the same way that the Shiite Muslims and IPOB youths were once slaughtered by the military and security forces will be Lt. General Tukur Burutai and President Muhammadu Buhari’s biggest mistake and gravest error.
This must NEVER happen and if it is true that they are seriously contemplating it then they should reconsider and think again!
If for ANY reason whatsoever, they go ahead, it will turn the #Endsars movement into the #EndNigeria movement and no force or power in hell or on earth will be able to resist or stop it.
We warn again: do not unleash the dogs of war and demons of hell on these protestors. Do not kill these INNOCENT, HARMLESS and DEFENCELESS young men and women who have courageously embarked on a LAWFUL and PEACEFUL protest and who are doing nothing more than exercising their constitutional right of freedom of speech and freedom of association.
The consequences of going ahead and doing so, amongst much else, will be that you will end up in the International Court of Criminal Justice and be prosecuted for crimes against humanity and genocide in the not too distant future.
*I say it again, do not bite off more than you can chew, do not beat the drums of armed conflict and do not let slip the dogs of war!
This matter can and must be handled with the utmost maturity and restraint by the Federal Government and in a peaceful, rational and reasonable manner.
These young men and women are fighting for their future: they cannot and will not be intimidated. The threat of mass murder or genocide or its actualisation will not stop them: rather it will embolden them and turn them into martyrs for democracy.
A word is enough for the wise!.”
Suffixing to his postulations, the Archbishop of Lagos, Alfred Martins, Catholic also took out time to advise FG over the deployment of soldiers.
According to him: “Such a measure, if adopted, can only lead to injuries and possible deaths, and an escalation of the protests. It has the tendency of turning the largely peaceful protests into a violent one.
“We therefore urge the federal government to toe the line of engagement in dialogue, listening to the demands of the youth and other well-meaning Nigerians.
“We commend the government for acceding to the demands of the youth. Now, the whole country looks forward to practical steps that would be taken to implement them.
“We believe that a sincere and transparent response to the demands of the young people would go a long way in resolving the present impasse.

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1st Class Graduate: Incomplete great job that needs to be completed by Governor Aminu Bello Masari

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1st Class Graduate Employment and Scholarship Great Job that needs to be completed by Governor Aminu Bello Masari

The Executive Governor of Katsina State, Rt Hon Aminu Bello Masari on Thursday host three (3) out of 1st class graduates of Umaru Musa Yar’Adua University Katsina (UMYUK) and offered automatic employment and a full scholarship to PhD level to them.

The Governor made this pledge in his office when he received the intelligent 1st class graduates at his office on Thursday led by Engr. Faisal Rafindadi of  Katsina National Talent Hunt team.

Some among the rest of 1st class graduates student of the Umaru Musa Yar’Adua University applauds the great effort of the Governor and called upon him to look at them (the rest of 1st class graduate students of same year with the three upper) and includes them in the great work started.

The parents and friends of the 1st class graduates as well as citizens of Katsina state applauded and praised the great governor of Katsina Rt Hon Aminu Bello Masari for the great endeavour that will serve as a motivational effort to the upcoming student of the state.

Also, some of the parents and great citizens of the nation called for other government agencies and companies to imitate the great motivational effort by the governor.

List of Umyuk first class graduates of 2019.                                                 

NameDepartmentLocal government
Yusuf AbubakarComputer scienceKatsina
Anas YusufBiochemistryKatsina
Zukirillahi lawal AudiMicrobiologyJibiya
Audullahi LawalMicrobiologyKatsina
Aliyu BelloBiochemistryMani
Usman BadamasiBiochemistryYantumaki
Salisu sulaimanBiochemistryDanja
Abdullahi AbdullahiMicrobiologyBatsari
Khalid Hadi MasariMicrobiologyKatsina
Almustapha umarMicrobiologyKatsina
Umar faruqGeographyKatsina
Jamilu DahiruMathematicsDutsamma
Sanusi shuaibuAccountingBakori
Hassan Ahmad ImamMicrobiologyDaura
Kabir SaniBusiness AdministrationFaskari
Bashir BawaEconomicsKurfi
Hamza DahiruEconomicsSabuwa
Abubakar MuhammadPolitical ScienceSabuwa
Abubakar Yahayya SaniPolitical ScienceKankara
Bilkisu Usman musawaBiology educationKatsina
Idris salehGeographyKatsina
Zaruku abdulkadirChemistryMai’adua
Ahmad Ahmad AhmadPhysicsMashi
Umar AliyuMathematicsKatsina
Shamsu Abdullahi BetiChemistryMani
List of 1st class graduates of 2019 from UMYUK

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