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Unijos ASUU Gives Reasons For Embarking On Indefinite Strike


The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), University of Jos chapter on Thursday commenced a “total, comprehensive and indefinite” strike action and blames the management of the institution for the sad development. Unijos branch Chairman of ASUU, Dr. Christopher Piwune, while addressing the press on Saturday, said the university management …

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Lagos Calls On Striking LASU ASUU To Embrace Dialogue


The Lagos State Government has described the strike embarked on by lecturers of the Lagos State University (LASU) as an unnecessary drawback for its spirited efforts to boost the academic standing and reputation of the institution. The government therefore appealed to the striking lecturers to embrace dialogue instead of continuing …

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Public Universities Get FG’s Letters Of Allocation Of The N200b Intervention Fund

Supervising Minister of education, Nyesom Wike

The Supervising Minister of Education, Chief Nyesom Wike, on Monday presented letters of allocation for the N200 billion intervention fund to all public universities in the country. Wike, who made the presentation at a meeting with vice chancellors of the universities in Abuja, urged the beneficiary institutions to utilise the …

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UNIJOS ASUU Vows Not To Resume Academic Activities


The students of the University of Jos may be forced to still stay out of classes despite having to endure the six-month-old strike which was recently called off by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), following internal crisis in the school. The university chapter of the union in a …

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ASUU Commends FG On Prompt Payment Of Salary Arrears

Dr Segun Ajiboye, the Chairman, Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), University of Ibadan chapter, has described the payment of lecturers’ five-month salary arrears by the Federal Government as encouraging. Ajiboye told journalists on Thursday in Ibadan that the federal government had with this started implementing the Memorandum of Understanding …

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Strike: NANS Lauds ASUU’s Doggedness


Members of the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) have declared that the six-month nationwide strike embarked upon by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) would turn around the fortunes of the educational system in the country and launch it back to reckoning in the global ranking. The newly …

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Atiku Calls For Educational Summit

Atiku Abubakar

Former vice-president, Atiku Abubakar, Sunday renewed his call for an education summit in the country with the Nigerian students being part of the stakeholders. This he notes will address the challenges facing the country’s educational system. According to a statement from his media office, Atiku said: “Amidst all the turmoil …

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BUK Wants Students Back On Campus On New Year’s Day, Sets Jan. 20 For Exams


January 20th has been fixed by the Management Committee of the Bayero University, Kano, for the 2012/2013 first semester examinations of the institution. According to a source close to the Vice Chancellor, “the outcome was part of the resolution adopted by the institution’s highest body yesterday during a marathon meeting …

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[Opinion] Hello Nigerian Students: Just Before We Return Back to School by Nkannebe Raymond


I don’t know whether I should start this treatise by congratulating the Army of Nigerian students for what we have collectively waited for-An end to the protracted ASUU strike, which at a point, seemed like it won’t go shrivel, or whether to start by apologizing for my deliberate use of …

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SSANU Threatens Strike Over Implementation Of Needs Assessment Report

Just hours after the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU called off its six-month-old strike, the Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU), yesterday threatened to embark on a nationwide strike should the federal government implement the report by the committee on the Needs Assessment of Nigerian Public Universities. Speaking …

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FG Hails ASUU’s Decision To Call Off Strike


The federal government has lauded the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) over its decision to call off its six-month-old strike. ASUU had yesterday in Minna announced that it had suspended the strike directing its members to resume work immediately, putting an end to the impasse between the union and …

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ASUU Strike: ASUU Calls Off 5 Months Strike


The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has suspended its over five months old strike. ASUU Chairman, University of Lagos Chapter, Dr. Karo Ogbinaka told Channels Television that the union decided to suspend the strike after a marathon meeting held in Minna, Niger State capital on Monday. In attendance at …

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Delta ASUU Tells Lecturers Not To Resume Despite State Govt.’s Resumption Order


The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Delta State University chapter has directed lecturers of the university to not to resume work until necessary protocols are concluded and the strike is suspended. The Delta State Commissioner for Higher Education, Prof. Hope Eghagha had earlier called on students to return back …

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ASUU Meets Today To Decide On Strike


As students in the nation’s universities await the official response of their lecturers under the auspices of , The much awaited meeting of the National Executive Committee (NEC) of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) will today hold following the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the …

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Ebonyi Governor Calls For Scrapping Of ASUU


Ebonyi State governor Martin Elechi, yesterday called for the disbandment of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU in the country, following its alleged antecedent of sabotaging the effort of governments in the area of education and provision of infrastructural facilities to institution of higher learning. Speaking with members and …

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ASUU Strike: NLC Offers To Intervene

NLC President, Abdulwaheed Omar

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has offered to intervene in the impasse between the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) and the federal government, which has seen academic activities suspended for six months in government-owned universities, with the aim of resolving the stalemate between both parties. In a letter it …

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ASUU Strike: Stunned FG Summons VCs To Abuja As Lecturers Fail To Honour Ultimatum

Goodluck_Jonathan pompous

The ultimatum given to members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, expired yesterday, but the union defied the ‘resume of get sacked’ threat by the federal government, with classes in several schools still deserted as the lecturers failed to resume work. At the University of Lagos, University of …

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ASUU Remains Resolute As ‘Resume Or Get Sacked’ Deadline Expires


Members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, Sunday vowed not to resume work despite the federal government’s ‘resume or get sacked’ ultimatum which expires today, after the government shifted the deadline from last week Wednesday. The union however said its members would not resume work until its agreements …

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PFN Urges FG To Step Up Fight Against Boko Haram


The Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria, PFN, has urged the federal government and security operatives to step up their battle against the Boko Haram insurgence, especially as the Yuletide celebration draws nearer. Anambra State chairman of PFN, Bishop David Eberechukwu, while addressing newsmen at Umunze, Orumba South local government area of …

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Senator Bagudu Condemns FG’s Ultimatum To ASUU

Senator Abubakar Bagudu

A member of the Senate Committee on Education, Senator Abubakar Bagudu, has said that issuing threat and deadline to the lecturers was not the best way to resolve the lingering strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU. Bagudu who spoke to journalists on Saturday during the burial of …

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