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Federal Government, ASUU Reach Agreement

Federal Government, ASUU Reach Agreement

The Nigerian government has reached an agreement with striking university lecturers, raising the possibility of ending the teachers’ prolonged industrial action. The national president of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, Biodun Ogunyemi, said the National Executive Committee of the union will review its decisions based on the new commitment by the federal government. He […]

ASUU Strike Continues As Lecturers Walk Out Of Delegation Meeting

ASUU Strike Continues As Lecturers Walk Out Of Delegation Meeting

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has staged a walkout from the meeting with a federal government delegation. The government delegation was led by the Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige. The university lecturers embarked on an indefinite strike on November 4, demanding improved funding of universities and implementation of previous agreements with […]

Unpaid Salaries Causing Untimely Death Of EKSU Staff, ASUU Cries Out

Unpaid Salaries Causing Untimely Death Of EKSU Staff, ASUU Cries Out

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has raised the alarm over the untimely death being recorded among the staff of the Ekiti State University, Ado Ekiti (EKSU). The academic body, through its Chairman, EKSU chapter, Prof. Olu Olufayo, said four members of staff of the institution have died in the last two months due […]

Rant Of The Day – More Than Thunder

Rant Of The Day –  More Than Thunder

Welcome to the rant column                                                         The conversation.  Vivian : Mum, I want to go to a federal school Mum : What do you want to study again? […]

ASUU Suspends Strike

ASUU Suspends Strike

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has suspended the five weeks old strike. It directed members to return to the classrooms with immediate effect. ASUU President Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi told reporters last night after a long meeting with the Federal Government delegation, led by Minister of Laboutr and Employment Dr. Chris Ngige, that they […]

Strike :FG, ASUU Meeting Ends In Deadlock

Strike :FG, ASUU Meeting Ends In Deadlock

A meeting held Thursday, in Abuja, between the Federal Government and the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, to resolve the ongoing industrial action by the latter, just ended without agreement. But both the government, represented by the Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige and his education counterpart, Adamu Adamu and ASUU representatives, led […]

OFFICIAL: Asuu Commences Indefinite Strike

OFFICIAL: Asuu Commences Indefinite Strike

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has commenced an indefinite strike across the nation, beginning Sunday August 13th, 2017. According to ASUU President, Biodun Ogunyemi, the lecturers took the decision to declare the strike after deliberations at its National Executive Council (NEC) meeting held at the University of Abuja during the weekend In a […]

We Can’t Pay N284b Allowances, Government Tells ASUU

We Can’t Pay N284b Allowances, Government Tells ASUU

The Federal Government yesterday said it could not afford the N284 billion earned allowances being demanded by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU). Earned allowances are the emoluments the lecturers are entitled to enhance academic productivity and increase research output. The Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige told reporters after the Federal Executive […]