Nigerian writer and educator Ajibola Ogundipe, popularlry known for her works with the Brighter Grammar has died at age of 92.
The Academic Staff of Universities has commenced an indefinite strike action. The union's President, Biodun Ogunyemi made this known at its press briefing in its National Secretariat in Abuja on Monday, revealing that the Federal Government has failed to address the issues that were raised by its member.
Schools in the North-West region of Nigeria are to be shut down for a period of 30 days with effect from Monday, March 23, 2020 to prevent the spread of global corona virus pandemic. The development was disclosed by Governor AminuMasari of Kastina State through a communiqué that was released at the end of a meeting of North-West Governors in Kaduna State.
Following the ongoing dispute between the Federal Government and the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) over the Integrated Personnel Payment System (IPPIS), the union has asked the FG to give them 18 months to develop their own preferred payment system, University Transparency and Accountability System (UTAS).