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SSANU Under Pressure to Resume Suspended Strike
Education, Labour, News, Nigeria

SSANU Under Pressure to Resume Suspended Strike

The Senior Staff Association of Nigeria Universities, SSANU, has said the Federal Government’s failure to fulfil its agreements with the union by the April 30th deadline has put it under pressure to resume the suspended strike. The union lamented that the government had yet to begin payment of the ensuing adjustments for the new national minimum wage and the allowances contained in the earned allowance. This was disclosed by the SSANU President, Mohammed Ibrahim, in an interview with journalists in Abuja over the weekend. Ibrahim said that three issues are still outstanding out of the seven points the government promised to address before April 30. He explained that SSANU members are agitated over the delay in implementing the agreement, stressing that the union officials were ...
IPPIS is a Scam, Fed Govt Deceived Us – NASU Chair
Education, Interview, News, Nigeria

IPPIS is a Scam, Fed Govt Deceived Us – NASU Chair

Chairman of the University of Lagos chapter of the Non Academic Staff Union of Universities and Allied Institutions, Mr. Kehinde Ajibade, has described the Integrated Personnel Payroll Information System (IPPIS) used to pay civil servants as fraudulent.  He accused the Federal Government of deceiving the Union to sign up for it. NASU and the Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU) began an indefinite strike last Friday to protest the skewed operations of the IPPIS platform and the nonpayment of arrears of earned allowances, among others. “IPPIS is a scam; it is fraudulent; in fact it is not sustainable within the university system.  That is just the fact because we found out that the federal government just deceived us to enrol on that platform,” he said in an inter...