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The Federal Government on Thursday resolved all eight areas in contention by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) to end the strike embarked by the union.

The Federal Government on Thursday resolved all eight areas in contention by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) to end the strike embarked by the union.

News had reported earlier that ASUU suspended its three-month strike following an agreement it reached with the Federal Government on Thursday.

This online news platform recalls that as a result of the agreement which was signed between the union leaders and government officials, the leadership of ASUU announced the suspension of the strike action.

Addressing journalists at the end of a two hours meeting on Thursday, the Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige, said all eight areas in contention was resolved by both parties while implementation of some the agreement has already commenced.

The Minister listed areas in contention which was resolved to include the Nigeria University Pension Company, constitution of visitation panels, shortfall in Salaries, Earned Academic Allowance and revitalization funds for universities, adding that while the union has already collected the certificate for NUPENCO, government has made money available for the payment of the shortfall in salaries as well as Earned Academic Allowances.

Ngige also said the government agreed to release N25 billion as revitalization fund between April and May 2019 after which it will commence full implementation of the 2009 agreement, while allowances of lecturers of University of Ilorin is to be paid immediately.

The parties, Ngige said also agreed that the Babalakin Committee which is charged with renegotiating the agreement should reconvene latest 18th February and March 29, 2019.

On his part, President of ASUU, Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi, announced on Thursday that the leadership of the union agreed to suspend the strike action immediately beginning from Friday, February 8, 2019, with the condition that it will not hesitate to resume the action if the government failed to meet there part of the agreement.

Ogunyemi, however, lamented the role played by some Vice Chancellors who attempted to break the rank of the union, adding that it will not hesitate to tackle them head-on.

The ASUU President said that “Based on the initial proposals from Government, the Union made extensive consultations through its various organs.

“The final level of consultation was the meeting of the National Executive Council (NBC) which took place 6th-7th February 2019. NEC resolved that: Following a careful review of the report of engagements with the Federal Government on proposals for addressing all outstanding in the 2013 M011 and 2017 MoA, NEC resolved that the current strike action by the Union should be suspended conditionally with effect from 12.01 am on Friday 8, February 2019,” he added.

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This Nursing mother, Toni Childs, took to her Instagram to share this completely naked photo of herself breastfeeding her baby daughter and wrote:

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A concern group of Civil Society organisation wants the Speakership of the ninth Assembly to be Zoned to the North Central.
Speaking with journalist on the Development,the Executive Director, Policy Advocacy and Integrity Network Nigeria, Joe Mesele stated that the House that is prepared to ensure timely passage of budgets and maintain robust relationship with the executive,can only be realise by electing one of the popular candidate from the North Central. He urged the elected members of the house of representatives to look into the person of Wase, who is a better choice considering his years and experience in the house.
Mosele further stressed that the agitation for the North Central Zone to provide the speakership is born out of many reasons, one of which is for fairness ,as the zone has never produce the speakership.
The Executive director, Policy advocacy and integrity network said the APC should respect the zoning and wish of the people by Guiding the process and not deciding for the masses. He called on the house of representatives as well as the North Central caucus to throw their weight behind the member representing wase federal constituency Ahmed Idris.
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Internet Fraudsters: 24-Year Old Fake ‘Loverboy’ Bags Six Months Jail Term in Ilorin

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The Ilorin Zonal Office of EFCC has secured the conviction of Ogundele Adeseye, 24, who was re-arraigned on a one-count amended charge bordering on internet fraud.

He was convicted by Justice Babangana Ashigar of a Federal High Court sitting in Ilorin, Kwara State, on April 10, 2019 after he pleaded “guilty” to the charge, following a plea bargain agreement.

He was previously arraigned on a five-count charge, which was later amended to one count after plea bargain agreement was reached.

The charge reads: “That you, Ogundele Adeseye, sometime in July 2018 or thereabouts in Ilorin within the jurisdiction of this honourable court by means of fraudulent trick that you are a white Caucasian and interested in having a relationship, obtained the cumulative sum of $500 (Five Hundred Dollars) in form of iTunes gift cards from one Chase Gliglia, an American Citizen whom you met on seeking.com website (sugarbabysite) by chatting with her using the email [email protected] and thereby committed an offence contrary and punishable under section 421 of the Criminal code act.”

In his plea, Ogundele said: “My lord, I have learnt my lessons, I have realized that crime and criminality is not good, I am pleading with your lordship to temper justice with mercy.”

In sentencing him, the trial judge held there was a need to enforce judgement that will serve as a deterrent to would-be internet fraudsters. In accordance with plea bargain agreement, I hereby convict the defendant and sentence him to six months imprisonment,” he said.

Ogundele, however, busted into tears when he was being led to Mandala Prisons by the prison officials.

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