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Kungiyar malaman jami’o’in Najeriya ta tsayar da yajin aikin watanni uku da ta shafe ta na yi.

Kungiyar ta dauki wannan mataki ne bayan cimma yarjejeniya da ta ce ta yi da gwamnatin kasar kan bukatunta.

Farfesa Muhammad Muttaka Usman, ma’ajin kungiyar ta ASUU, kuma malami a jami’ar Ahmadu Bello da ke Zaria, ya shaida wa BBC cewa, bayan tattaunawa da dama da kungiyar ta sha yi da gwamnati, yanzu gwamnatin ta amince da biya musu bukatunsu.

Farfesan ya ce, yarjejeniyar da suka cimma a yanzu ta wucin gadi ce, saboda nan bada jimawa ba za su koma su ci gaba da tattaunawa a kan gundarin yarjejeniyar 2009 wadda za a fara a ranar 18 ga watan Fabrairu, 2019.

Ya ce, yanzu gwamnati ta yi wasu abubuwa ne, amma za a koma ne domin a dubi abubuwan da yarjejeniyar 2009 ta kunsa sai a tattauna a kansu aga me gwamnati za ta iya yi da kuma wanda ba za ta iya ba, sai su san mataki na gaba.

Farfesa Muhammad Muttaka Usman, ya ce zuwa Litinin 11 ga watan Fabrairu 2019, kowa a karkashin kungiyar zao koma bakin aiki, sannan kuma za a bude jami’oi na kasa.

Ita dai kungiyar ta ASUU, ta jima tana kai ruwa rana da gwamnati a kan bukatunta na neman a inganta yanayin aiki da kuma jami’oin abinda sau da dama ke haifar da yajin aikin wanda ake ganin yana matukar rage ingancin karatu a jami’oin kasar.

A ranar 4 ga watan Nuwamba ne kungiyar ASUU ta shiga yajin aiki bayan kasa fahimtar juna tsakaninta da ministan ilimi Adamu Adamu kan bukatunta.

Kungiyar ta zargi gwamnatin Najeriya da gaza aiwatar da yarjejeniyar da suka kulla a baya game da yadda za a inganta yanayin aiki a jami’o’in, da kuma rashin biyan mambobinta kudaden alawus da wasu sauran bukatunta.

Dakatar da yajin aiki ya zo ne kusan mako guda kafin zaben shugaban kasa da za a yi a ranar 16 ga watan Fabrairu, 2019.

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Nigerian Lecturer Sacked By Ghana Varsity Recounts Ordeal, Vows Never To Go Back To Ghana



The professor of English noted that the meeting in the video was supposed to be a private discussion and not a lecture as the Ghanaian media claimed, adding that it was not meant to condemn the people of Ghana.

Austin Nwagbara, the Nigerian Professor sacked by a Ghanaian university over unsavoury comments about Ghana, has recounted his ordeal, vowing not to go back to Ghana because of the humiliation.

He spoke on Thursday in Abuja at a meeting with the Chairman/Chief Executive Officer of Nigerian Citizens in Diaspora Commission, Abike Dabiri-Erewa.

Nwagbara noted that the police further complicated the matter when he voluntarily reported at the police station alongside the Nigeria High Commissioner. He claimed the police twisted the story that he was arrested and handcuffed.

The Professor of English noted that the meeting in the video was supposed to be a private discussion and not a lecture as Ghanaian media claimed, adding that it was not meant to condemn the people of Ghana.

He said the Ghanaian media deliberately skewed the story as part of their anti-Nigeria agenda with the view to cast aspersion on Nigerians living in their country.

He added that the entire story was orchestrated to run Nigeria down.

He said, “It was a gathering of Nigerians who came out to see how the unfriendly relationship between Ghanaians and Nigerians could be resolved. For a large part of that meeting, Nigerians were taking the blame but the person who edited the video has his agenda.

“I know that nobody likes to be condemned and the intention was not to talk bad about Ghanaians. I have a great Ghanaian friend. I taught many Ghanaian students and we have been in good relationships. There are great Ghanaian scholars but the media projected it in a strange way, saying, “who is this Nigerian to come and question our system.”

“You cannot plan a coup in an open place, you cannot do it in an open restaurant and what will I be planning a coup for? That is an absolute lack of knowledge to say a Nigerian with thirty others were planning to take over the government of Ghana.”

The professor also said he was not given enough time to defend himself before the panel of enquiry set up by the university to investigate the matter. .

The University of Education, Winneba, Ghana, had sacked Nwagbara, a visiting Nigerian lecturer, over comments he made in a video that has since gone viral.

He was accused of making unsavoury, unethical and damning comments about Ghana, its history as well as its educational system.

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Anambra State To Sack Teachers Without Qualification



Anambra State government has given December 31 this year as the deadline for teachers without the requisite qualification to either acquire it or be given the boot.

The state Ministry of Basic Education in a statement by its Public Relations Officer, Mr. Nnaemeka Egwuonwu, for the Commissioner for Basic Education, Prof. Kate Omenugha, gave the warning on Wednesday.

Omenugha said it was in line with an earlier directive of the Minister of Education to disengage teachers without the right qualification by December.

It added that a reminder had earlier been addressed to the chairman of the Post Primary Schools Service Commission (PPSSC), Anambra State Universal Basic Education (ASUBEB) and Education Secretaries.

The state also referred to the Teachers’ Registration Council of Nigeria’s (TRCN) letter of April 24, regarding the minister’s directive.

The reminder urged teachers to be registered and licensed by TRCN in line with section 17, Sub-Section 2 of the enabling law establishing the council.

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Senate speaks on SSANU, NASU strike



The Senate, on Tuesday, passed a resolution to avert impending strike by the Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU) and Non-Academic Staff Union of Nigerian Universities (NASU).

This followed a motion by Sen. Barau Jibril (APC-Kano), on the urgent need to avert the impending strike by SSANU and NASU.

Barau, who brought the motion, cited order 42 and 52 of the Senate rule, saying both unions had issued a strike warning to the Federal Government.

He said the unions had indicated their planned strike was based on the inability of government to grant their request, NAN reports.

According to Barau, the unions said their members were excluded from participating in the new pension administration approved for university lecturers.

He explained that the unions said the payment of 20 per cent earned allowance to their members as against the payment of 80 per cent to the Academic Staff Union of University (ASSU), was not acceptable.

Barau said the planned strike, if allowed to go on would not be in the interest of the nation’s tertiary institutions.

He maintained that the senate owned it a duty to intervene in the proposed strike.

Contributing, Sen. Adamu Aliero (APC-Kebbi), who seconded the motion, said it was important for Senate to intervene to avoid another crisis in higher institutions.

In his contribution, Sen. Chimaroke Nnamani,(PDP-Enugu), said the senate must urgently intervene to advert the looming strike by the unions.

Sen. Ibrahim Oloriebe (APC- Kwara), said the effect of strike would put several students on the streets.

Other senators, who supported the motion stressed the need for a stable calendar in the educational system, given the importance of manpower to the development of any nation.
Some of the senators also called for adequate funding of tertiary institutions and payment of lecturers.

The senate thereafter, resolved to invite the leadership of SSANU, NASU and ASSU to resolve the issue.

It also resolved to invite officials of Ministry of Labour and Productivity and Ministry of Education to address issues raised by the unions.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), reports that the unions had begun a three- day protest on Monday to press home their demands from the federal government.

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