Monday, 3rd October 2022

Nigerian university lecturers challenge return-to-class order

By France24
23 September 2022   |   8:03 pm
A Nigerian court on Wednesday ordered lecturers at public universities to call off a strike over salary issues that have dragged on for seven months and disrupted classes during the process.


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The House of Representatives yesterday passed for second reading a bill seeking to punish perpetrators of sexual harassment of students in Nigerian institutions.
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Lecturers fail to call off the strike after meeting with FG.
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