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By IAfrica
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Mar 29th, 2014
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By Mohamud M. Uluso The post transitional Somali leaders elected in 2012 were entrusted with the special duty to lead a full-fledged state of Somalia with its sovereignty, unity, economic recovery, security, and institutional capacity restored and to conduct a free and fair national political electio...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 17th, 2014
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Anthony Chuka Konwea, P.E. In a sense it can be argued that His Majesty brought it down upon himself. A common proverb has it that when you bring back dry wood from the farm you are inadvertently inviting termites into your house. If he had not convoked a National Conference to argue about Nigeria’s ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 18th, 2013
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Source: Punchng Students and their parents jubilated on Tuesday over the suspension of the 169-day strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities. Even though ASUU ordered its members to return to   work immediately, students of most public universities  might not return to their  campuses becaus...
By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 2nd, 2013
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Time and time again, throughout the history of medical practice, what was once considered as “scientific” eventually becomes regarded as “bad practice” David Stewart Fejiro Oliver An African proverb rightly says that the cane with which we use in beating the child is waiting for the next child. I saw...
By IndepthAfrica
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Sep 5th, 2013
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BY DAYO ADESULU The lingering industrial action by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) which enters its third month, has been greeted with reactions from Nigerian mothers who lamented the face- off between the Federal Government and the union and expressed readiness to wade into the matte...
By IndepthAfrica
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Sep 5th, 2013
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By SIMON EBEGBULEM BENIN — Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria, PFN, has expressed worries over the prolonged strike embarked upon by Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, and urged the Federal Government to hasten peace moves in the interest of Nigerian students. PFN, in a statement by its Natio...
By IndepthAfrica
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Sep 2nd, 2013
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By Morgan Omodu Press Statement – On July 2nd 2013, the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) for the umpteenth time since 2009 went on strike over the refusal of the Federal Government to honour the 2009 agreement on the funding of Universities and a subsequent January 2012 MOU. The grou...
By IndepthAfrica
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Sep 2nd, 2013
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Dan Chukwuemeka The ASUU strike that has confined university students to their homes has been a major topic of discussion on the lips of Nigerians. These issues between ASUU and the Federal Government usually leave severe after effects in their wake. As the general saying goes “When two elephant figh...
By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 28th, 2013
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By Ayodeji Sunday As an undergraduate, having experienced firsthand the rot that pervades our universities, I became a keen sympathiser with the cause of the Academic Staff Union of Nigerian Universities (ASUU). I believe that university teachers have the right to good working conditions. Education c...
By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 27th, 2013
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By LAIDE AKINBOADE ABUJA — Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, yesterday, rejected. the N130 billion the Federal Government disbursed into the university system, as part of efforts to persuade striking lecturers to call off the strike which began on July 2. In a letter written to Head of Nati...