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February 23, 2017

Strike no going back on demands – Poly Lecturers

Two months into its nationwide strike, the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics, ASUP, said that there was no going back on its demands, insisting that unless all issues that caused the strike were addressed, the action would continue. This came as the union rejected the discriminatory cut-off points for candidates seeking admission into Nigerian universities, polytechnics and colleges of education and called for harmonization of the cut-off points into tertiary institutions in the country. ASUP had called out its members on a nationwide strike in protest against government’s refusal to implement agreement on bothering on welfare and other sundry issues….

Knights in Nsukka rise in defence of the unborn child

The Knights and Ladies of St. Mulumba, St. Peter’s Sub-Council based at the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, took this year’s battle in defence of the unborn child outside Nsukka urban on Sunday, April 21, 2013. In groups of 10 each, their members attended Masses in five different parishes in Orba, Obukpa, Ovoko and Ibagwa-Aka to deliver Pro-life sensitization talks and interact with members of the congregation in the fight against abortion. For all Knights and Ladies of St. Mulumba, this is a yearly exercise nationwide to mark the Day of the Unborn Child.  It is expected that through this means,…