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We have not suspended strike – ASUU

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The Academic Staff Union of Universities has debunked speculations that its ongoing strike has been suspended .
It made the clarification via its Twitter handle
while reacting to #ASUUResumes trend on Friday.
According to the union , the report claiming that its members have resumed is false .
“ Contrary to speculations making the rounds in the social media that the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU , has called off strike , nothing of such is true .
“ If we are going to call off our going strike , there is a process that will be followed and nothing of such has been done .”
The President of ASUU , Prof . Biodun Ogunyemi , had vowed that the union would sustain its ongoing strike action until the Federal Government addresses all its demands .
Ogunyemi said ASUU was asking the Federal Government to implement the 2012 universities ’ needs assessment .
He added that it was saddening that Nigerian university lecturers were still on the same salary scale of 2009 , stressing that this must be addressed before ASUU would suspend its ongoing strike .
Ogunyemi stated , “ Salary issues are still there ; we have not fully addressed that . It appears that some forces in government are bent on making our members to suffer by withholding their salaries. But we believe that once we sort out the issues of the Universities ’ Transparency and Accountability Solution , other issues will fall in place .
“ The 2009 agreement we had with the government stipulates that that agreement will be reviewed every three years , but since then , we have not been able to review the salary scale .
“ That is why we are saying that the negotiation we started with the government in 2017 ought to have been completed and with the completion of that negotiation process , a new salary scale should be in place .
“ We are insisting that the process is completed before this ongoing strike is suspended among other things . ”

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FEC Approves ₦2. 9 Billion For Printing Of Question Papers , Others

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images 2020 10 28T183907.580 FEC Approves ₦2. 9 Billion For Printing Of Question Papers , Others

The Federal Executive Council on Wednesday approved N2.9 billion contracts for the printing of sensitive and non-sensitive examination materials.
The council also approved N1.6bn for the rehabilitation and upgrade of some roads within the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.
The decisions were taken at the council’s meeting presided over by the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.).
Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed; Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu; and the Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Mohammed Bello, briefed State House correspondents at the end of the meeting at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
Adamu said the printing contracts were awarded to a group of eight printers.
According to the minister, the materials are meant for the Basic Education Certification Examination, the Senior Secondary Certificate Examination, and the National Common Entrance, adding that “because of the recent disturbances, we have postponed the examinations that have not taken place.”
Bello, on his part, said the roads to be rehabilitated are located in the satellite towns of the FCT.
He said the council approved N900,294,304.75 to fix the roads in Gwagwalada Area Council while N719,407,086.38 was approved for the Kwali Area Council rural roads.
According to him, the Gwagwalada contract was awarded to Messrs Teleview International Nigeria Limited with a completion period of six months while that of Kwali was awarded to Messrs Sahabi Liman Sons Nigeria Limited also for a completion period of six months.
Meanwhile, before the meeting went into a closed session, the President administered oath of office on Isa Kwarra as the Chairman of National Population Commission.
Other members of the commission who also took oaths of office are: Ibrahim Mohammed, (Bauchi); Ayodeji Ajayi (Ekiti); Joseph Kwai Shazin, (FCT); Garba A. Garba (Jigawa); Bala Banya, (Katsina); Razaq Gidado, (Kwara); Mrs Bimbola Salu-Hundeyin, (Lagos); and Ali Agara (Nasarawa).
Others are in Muhammed Dottijo, (Sokoto); Mai Mohammad (Yobe), and Muhammadu Rini (Zamfara).

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WAEC to release 2020 SSSCE results next week

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images 2020 10 28T122532.315 WAEC to release 2020 SSSCE results next week

The West African Examinations Council has said the results of the 2020 Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination would be released next week .
The results were supposed to be out today but the examination body said the postponement was due to the violence and arson in the country which affected some of its offices and some of its operations nationwide.
The unrest experienced in the aftermath of the #EndSARS protests against police brutality had forced governments to impose curfew in their respective states.
“ WASSCE SC 2020 Results Release Date: Dear candidates, the Council had planned to release the results today in fulfilment of our Project 45 but due to the curfew imposed last week , it had to be postponed till next week .
“ The exact date will be made known soon ,” @waecnigeria tweeted on Wednesday .
When contacted, the Head of Public Affairs, WAEC Nigeria , Demianus Ojijeogu , confirmed the development.
Ojijeogu told that the examination body ’s “ Calabar Office , in Cross River State was looted , vandalised and burnt down by hoodlums. ”
The West African Senior Secondary Certificate Examination was taken between August 17 , 2020 and Saturday , September 12 , and the council was expected to release the results on October 27 – 45 days after .

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WASSCE SC 2020 Results Release Date yet to decided – WAEC NIGERIA

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WASSCE SC 2020 Results Releasing Date Altered by #EndSars Curfew Imposed last Week and the Exact Releasing Time to Be Known Soon.

West Africa Exam Council Nigerian Chapter have disclosed on it Twitter on 27th October 2020 that the planned to release WASSCE SC 2020 result on Tuesday 27th October 2020 in fulfillment with their 45 project but due to curfew imposed last week the time was hindered and yet to redecided, the time will be know soon.

WASSCE SC 2020 Results Release Date: Dear candidates, the Council had planned to release the results today in fulfillment of our Project 45 but due to the curfew imposed last week, it had to be postponed till next week. The exact date will be made known soon.

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