TVC E, BUSINESS - The federal government has once again assured that there is no going back on the Treasury Single Account, TSA, thereby dashing the hope of those calling for exemption.
The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), other government agencies and parastatals hoping to get exemption from Federal Government’s Treasury Single Account (TSA), have been advised to partner with government for the success of the policy.
Head of the Civil Service of the Federation Mrs Winifred Ekanem Oyo-Ita, said the introduction of TSA will bring a lot of benefits to Nigerians, adding that those against the policy are simply being narrow-minded.
Mrs Winifred who spoke yesterday in Lagos during an official visit to the Administrative Staff College of Nigerian (ASCON), Topo, Badagry expressed worries that some unscrupulous Nigerians might want to circumvent TSA implementation.
She said: “TSA is a global best practice for the control of government resources. All the hue and...
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TVC E, NEWS - A former Deputy Vice-Chancellor, University of Lagos, Prof. Laide Abbas, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to scrap the National Universities Commission and outlaw the governing councils of universities.
Describing NUC as an aberration, Abbas said that in his over two decades of working as a university administrator, he had never come across an establishment like the NUC in advanced countries.
Abbas, who spoke at an award ceremony organised by The Wings Schools, in Iwo, on Saturday, lamented the dearth of role models in the country. The Professor of Computer Science said that the lack of role models had affected the development of Nigerian youths.
He also said that the composition of many governing councils of universities nationwide had been replete with unworthy personalities.
[caption id="attachment_7724" align="alignleft" width="300"] Prof. Julius Okojie, NUC Sec. General[/caption]
Recounting the story of the birth of the NUC, Abbas said the commission...