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Student makes desperate plea to ASUU, asks them not to suspend the strike

Following reports that ASUU decided to suspend its nationwide strike on September 18, after a meeting with the federal government, the news has been met with mixed reactions. ASUU said the strike which started on August 13 would be suspended till October, giving room for the federal government to fulfill …

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Why We Agreed to Suspend Strike, and What We Will Do If Betrayed – ASUU Releases Statement

The Academic Staff Union of Nigerian Universities on Monday, suspended its one month, six days strike and has however said its battle with government is far from over. TEXT OF PRESS CONFERENCE BY THE ACADEMIC STAFF UNION OF UNIVERSITIES HELD IN RESPECT OF THE NATIONWIDE STRIKE ACTION AT NIGERIA LABOUR …

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Important Update On The ASUU Meeting With FG Has Been Revealed (Read Here)

The Academic Staff Union of Universities has said it will not disclose when it will hold its meetings to consider the Federal Government’s offers, aimed at resolving the ongoing strike. The ASUU President, Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi, said this on Sunday while responding to our correspondent’s inquiry as to when the …

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Strike May Be Called Off Soon As ASUU And FG Agree On Some Contentious Issues

Yesterday,there were indications that the Federal Government and the Academic Staff Union of Universities had agreed on some demands of the union in the efforts to resolve the strike by the lecturers. The meeting, which began around 1.30pm, ended around 11pm as both parties were initially adamant to shift grounds …

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ASUU Strike: Why We Will Continue Sending Our Children Abroad – Senator

  Four days after the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, declared an indefinite strike action, the Nigerian Senate has expressed its disappointment and displeasure over the decision made by the union. Speaking to journalists on Wednesday, the Chairman of the Senate Committee on Tertiary Institutions and TETFund, Senator Jibrin …

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ASUU Strike May End In Two Days

The Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu, yesterday said that the strike action embarked upon by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), may end in two days. He disclosed this during an interview with newsmen. According to him, the present administration has a policy of engaging unions, including ASUU. …

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“Stop forcing students to buy your handouts” – ASUU Warns Lecturers Amidst Strike

The Academic Staff Union of Universities in Nigeria (ASUU) has expressed displeasure at the mandatory sale of handouts by some lecturers in tertiary institutions, NAN reports. Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi, President of the union, expressed this view in an interview on Tuesday August 15, in Abuja. He stated: “It is not …

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ASUU Goes On Indefinite Strike

The Academic Staff Union of Universities ASUU, has embarked on an indefinite strike beginning from today August 14th. President of the academic union, Biodun Ogunyemi, announced this in a memo to lecturers dated August 12th. According to the memo, the union is proceeding on an indefinite strike because of the federal government’s …

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ASUU Strike Hits University of Ibadan

Academic activities were paralysed on Wednesday at the University of Ibadan (UI) as the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) commenced its one week warning strike. The strike forced most students to stay indoors at their halls of residence, as the strike monitoring committee put in place by the union …

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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

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

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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