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LEAH SHARIBU TURNS 16 TODAY, IN CAPTIVITY!!!

Leah Sharibu was among the abducted 109 girls of the Government Girls Science and Technical College, Dapchi in Yobe State. The girls were abducted by the terrorist group, Boko Haram on February 19, 2018. Leah Sharibu who was aged fifteen at the time of the abduction in March 2018 turn 16 today, Monday. While 104 abducted girls were released to their parents, Leah Sharibu was held back by the captives because she refused to renounce her Christian faith.
“Monday, May 14 , 2018, our daughter, Miss Leah Sharibu , will be 16 years . If she were here with us , we would have been celebrating her 16 th birthday with her . “She is not with us and all we can do is fast and pray for her as a family and I want to appeal to all Nigerians and other concerned people around the world to help us pray for her safety wherever she is and for her return as well. “President Buhari seemed to have forgotten about Leah but we know God who brought her forth will not forget her . We believe that God is keeping watc…

INDEFINITE STRIKE HITS IBB UNIVERSITY, NIGER STATE


ASUU, Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University, Lapai, Niger State has gone on an indefinite strike.

Before now, the body had demanded that the State Government, owner of the institution make the N500 million payment for accumulated hard earned allowances, improvement of infrastructure on campus and general welfare of staff and students which according to the union, "are nothing to write home about".

An ultimatum was given to the State Government to pay up after the union was told to forget about the N150 million. The State Government said it could only pay N350 million.
ASUU rejected this proposal because this debt was not incurred by the current administration. For this reason, the N150 will forever remain "untenable since government is a continuum".

Dr Salau Lawal, Chairman of ASUU, IBB University said, the "end of the seven day warning strike embarked upon by our members" has resulted in the current indefinite strike.

I don't want to think about another strike wave in the country. Last year, it was a series of different forms of such industrial action from different unions in different institutions in Nigeria.

Editor's note: 
Are there other means by which agreements can be reached without the body going on strike?

Should the ASUU, IBB University Chapter have collected the N350 million without insisting on the balance of N150 million? After all, this debt did not emerge from the current administration.

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