ASUU STRIKE: UNIJOS lecturers vote for continuation of strike

ASUU STRIKE: UNIJOS lecturers vote for
continuation of strike.
Lecturers at the University
of Jos have voted for
continuation of the on-
going strike by the
Academic Staff Union of
University (ASUU) in the
country.
Chairman of the chapter,
Dr. David Jankam who
made this known on
Monday while speaking
with THE NATION shortly
after the congress of the
chapter said members did
not see any substance in
the dialogue with the
federal government to
warrant calling off the
strike.
According to Dr Jankam, “We have just rounded off
our meeting, as a matter
of fact our members voted
overwhelmingly for the
continuation of the state
strike.
“I can also confirm to you that five of the eight
universities that made up
the Bauchi Zone of ASUU
has also voted for
continuation of the strike,
and the general saying is
that the federal
government has not
shown any commitment
so far.
“We started the meeting by briefing our members
on issues resolved with
the federal government in
their last meeting with the
president of ASUU.
“But in responding to the briefing, our members
observed that the main
issues that led to the
strike were not discussed
as part of the meeting in
Aso Rock.
“As such my members said president Jonathan is
taking them for a ride by
trying to divert attention
from the core subjects of
the strike”
According to Dr. Jankam, “I will now convey the
resolve of our branch to
our national president in
our NEC meeting
scheduled for this week. If
the majority of the
chapter voted for call off,
it will ne called off, but if
majority of chapters voted
for continuation, so be it”
said Dr. Jankam. –

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ASUU strike: Schools resume November 18

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DONE DEAL! President Jonathan shares handshake, smile with ASUU delegation

Yes! Pack your bags!

A source close to top guns in the Academic Staff Union Of Universities (ASUU) has said that the lecturers will ditch their four month old strike this weekend so students could resume on November 18 (next Monday).

The source said there was no way the union could reject the new offer of N220bn a year tabled by President Goodluck Jonathan during a marathon meeting with ASUU last week Tuesday.

ASUU had come out of that meeting to tell Nigerians it needed time to deliberate on the new deal and reach a consensus among it members before talking to the press.

A top official of the union,  has however said the government could not be trusted even on the new offer, and that ASUU’s members were divided over the government’s offer. He, however raised a beam of hope by saying the majority still decided to give  the government the benefit of the doubt.

As ASUU executives meet this Wednesday, if the fate of the strike is down to a vote among the striking lecturers, as suggested by ASUU chairman, Nasir Fagge, the four month old impasse may surely end this week.

ASUU went on strike July 1 over the non-implementation of a 2009 agreement it had with the government with a key component of the memorandum of understanding the allocation of 26% of Nigeria’s total budget to education.

Although the government is planning to allocate just 9% of the 2014 budget to education, ASUU now seems set to end the strike after government offers that would surely boost lecturers’ take home pay and improve varsity infrastructure

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Shoutout to 9gerians

#9ja Shout Ouut#
I wan tooor give ahhh shoutout!!!
Shout out 2 all 9ja 419 and yahoo boyz and girls wey dey outside,EFCC we nvr kum ur way,also a shoutout 2 ma Presido Goodlucku Jonah…ur days of puting on hat like rough Cowboy will nvr end…nt leaving out his beautiful professor in English wife…a big shout out 2 her…and a big big big shout out 2 her wonderful partner My Oga @ d top in combination wit slimrayz production Aba mix…we still blv in u,as u drop anoda his track of urs…I hv nt forgoten u,a wonderful shout out 2 PHCN it has bin a 5 and a half day we hv seen d traces of light or blinking in my yard,may fire kip burning up ur wires as u kip terrorising us with no weapon of mass distruction let giv it 2 all ashawo and baby productn factory in 9ja,a big shout out as Thunder fire una troway….also am pouring ma heart out and a big big big big shout out 2 Asuu strike,am wishing u long life and prosperity as u c ur young once grow old, hope u don’t 4get d raining of curses part 2,5800 coming soon….shout out 2 d facebook page wch says “Igbo man and money”…hehehe…no b lie…still my hausa brodas “fifle of d fifle”ahhh c u dere,pray 4 letter “p”…a big twale and shout out 2 all Yoruba boys wey dey greet dere poor papa “wotsup”…nice 1…hope u guyz hv anoda apartment 2 b ready 2 komot 4 ur papa crib…in combination wit Lagos babalawo wey dey giv fake medicine number shop 42 Ikeja Lagos…nice shout out @ Hon.Patrick,d public is awaiting ur Grammer volume 19,pls c me 4 marketing,ahhh blv u morethan any doz…juz remembered,a gr8 shouting out 2 all pastor wey wan build more than 1 mansion,hell is soo so real more than aids….Mtn,Glo,Airtel,etisalat kip swapin money,but don’t 4get d day of judgement…….Nice shout out 2 Nollywood community,still waiting 2 c ur movie of 2013 productn beta dan Hollywood 1982 movie….
Shout out 2 Dj philllzzz in conjuction wit Goodluck Ebele Jonah music productn studio wit DJ patient Jonah, we luv ur party jamz but change 4rm Bayelsa hitz 2 pure handcore Hip hop…still on d matter as e dey hot shout out 2 d person hu mak dis beat DeeJay Jomorasokwo Laramide…kai!!! ur name 2 long but we still giv u ur honour…still giv it 2 Mr Obonah number 4 Alaba market shop number 28 opposite total petrol station around chalae best entertainment Ltd @ sero hate one six one onenu sefun sefunty five six c two…
SHOUT OUT 2 ALL NIGERIANS…Luv u all!!!

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Nollywood looses another star

The Yoruba movie industry has continued to mourn following the death of one of its actresses, Falilat Okerede Oketay.

This is coming few days after it lost two others, including a 32-year-old Jane Atayero-Oluseye, and veteran actor, Pa Ola Ogungbe.

Falilat who was a member of the Association of Theatre Arts Practitioner of Nigeria, ANTP, in Ogun State reportedly died on Tuesday at her residence in Sagamu, Ogun State.

According to report, she died after a brief illness.

She is survived by two children, an aged father and siblings.

She was described by ANTP in Ogun State as a versatile, energetic and confident actress.

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9ja, smartest in the world

A Nigerian, an American and a German board a plane.
As the plane was flying over the sea satan came out and said to them: I want you to drop something into the sea, if i find it you die and if i don’t you live.

The American quickly plucked a button from his shirt and threw it into the sea, satan dived into the sea and came up with the button. ”see!” he said and killed the American.

The German threw a Pin into the sea, Satan dived and came out with the Pin. ”See!” he said and killed the German.

The Nigerian brought out a pure water sachet, opened it and poured the contents into the sea holding back the sachet, he said to Satan, ”Oya begin find water inside water…Idiot”…

Am proud �*nerd* 2 b a Nigerian ”Even the devil bowed”. Lolzzz

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