Encomiums Pour in For Chief Bode George on his 75th Birthday

Chief Bode George, one of the founding fathers of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP and a former National Chairman of the party turns 75 today. No doubt Chief Bode George is a maker of men who has impacted great values and shaped the political careers of many successful Nigerians today. As well wishers continue to shower him with praise, one of his proteges, Dare Adeleke who is himself a PDP stalwart and Chairman Oyo Pacesetters Transport, has sent an emotional birthday message to his mentor explicitly crediting Chief George with…

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ASSU Strike: FG concedes, offers N65 billion, suspends IPPIS

The federal government, on Friday, made some concessions to university lecturers (ASUU) when it offered N65 billion to Nigerian universities to address some of the lecturers’ demands. The government also agreed to pay the lecturers their outstanding salaries using an older payment platform, GIFMIS, different from the controversial IPPIS. The N65 billion seeks to address the issue of earned allowances and ”revitalisation of universities”. Giving a breakdown of the N65 billion after a meeting between both parties, the minister of labour, Chris Ngige, said the Accountant General of the Federation…

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