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Usman Dutse

15 Feb 2019
Jigawa State and Local Governments Contributory Pension Board has realised a profit of N2.6 billion in 2018 from pension deposits, it’s Executive Secretary, Alhaji Ahmad Fagam, has said. Fagam told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Dutse on Friday that the profit came from the profits released by Contributory Pension Funds Administrators from the…
13 Feb 2019
Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP) has suspended its strike nationwide. The poly lecturers had embarked on industrial action two months ago over the Federal Government’s failure to implement agreements reached with the union in 2017. Addressing journalists at the end of its national executive council (NEC) emergency meeting yesterday in Abuja, the president, Usman…
10 Dec 2018
Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP) has said that no ploy by the federal government will make it to suspend the indefinite strike that starts on December 12, except all their demands are met.
5 Dec 2018
Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP) has announced plans to join her university counterparts for an indefinite strike. This is coming exactly one month after the Academic Staff Union of University (ASUU) commenced its ongoing indefinite strike. President of ASUP, Usman Dutse, in an exclusive interview with The Guardian yesterday, said the action followed due…
18 Oct 2018
The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP) has indicated its readiness to embark on an indefinite strike action beginning from next week Tuesday, October 23, 2018, if its demands are not met.
12 Oct 2017
Usman Dutse said a meeting held on August 22, 2017 with the Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, who promised to address the challenges in the polytechnics within one month, had not materialized.
5 Oct 2017
Following the disagreement over the shortlisting of professors for rectorship position at Yaba College of Technology (YABATECH), Lagos, Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics...
3 Aug 2017
Bola Iyatse looked on with dreamy eyes as the news filtered through. Ingenuous and hard working, his albatross in Nigeria’s civil service is that he graduated from a polytechnic where he earned a higher national diploma.
9 Feb 2017
The one-week warning strike embarked upon by polytechnic lecturers across the nation, which ended last Monday, has provided an avenue for the body to again bring to the fore the rot in the sector with a warning that technical education....


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Biyi Oloko, a British citizen of Nigerian descent and Conservative candidate, has won the Tilehurst South and Holybrook by-election in the United Kingdom. The Tilehurst South and Holybrook seat was run as a by-election after the death of incumbent councillor Peter Argyle, after 24 years of meritorious service. Oloko, the new Conservative councillor, who has…
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Exactly a month after President Muhammadu Buhari declined assent to the 2021 Electoral Act (Amendment) Bill on the grounds of insecurity and cost of conducting direct primary,....
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The House of Representatives, yesterday, unveiled plans to investigate alleged involvement of Minister of Justice and Attorney General of the Federation (AGF), Abubakar Malami and Inspector General of Police (IGP), Usman Baba Alkali...
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A group, Coalition of Women for Osinbajo, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to endorse Vice President Yemi Osinbajo as the consensus candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC).