Tagged: ASUU

MISHANDLING

FG MISHANDLING FARMERS-HERDERS CONFLICTS

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) says the Federal Government is mishandling the lingering farmers-pastoralists crisis properly. ASUU President, Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi, who briefed newsmen in Abuja, said that; the Federal Government had not lived up to it constitutional responsibility of protecting Nigerians. He said that Nigeria’s rulers from...

NON

UNIVERSITY NON TEACHING STAFF TO RESUME STRIKE

NON teaching staff of universities have threatened to resume their suspended strike following the inability of the federal government to fulfill its five weeks promise to the unions in March. ASUU strike Already, the non academic staff unions comprising National Association of Academic Technologists, NAAT, Non Academic Staff Union of...

Omole

OMOLE DEMANDS ARREST OF KILLER HERDSMEN

The Chairman, Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), University of Ibadan Chapter, Dr Deji Omole says the federal government has lost the capacity to enforce laws and protect Nigeria and Nigerians with uncontrolled killings in farming communities in North-central Nigeria. Omole said the body languages of the President and the...

problems

LAUTECH PASSING THROUGH FINANCIAL PROBLEMS.

It would be; recalled that the Governing Council had signed a Memorandum of Action (MoA) with the workers; which stated that the sum of N1billion would be; paid to the institution by each of the two states to tackle lingering problems. ASUU Chairman, Mr. Biodun Olaniran confirmed that, Osun State...

INTERVENTION

EXPANDING THE SCOPE OF TETFUND INTERVENTION.

The stakeholders in the education sector has; again the glamour to amend clause 72a and 73 of the tertiary education Trust Fund, TETFUND, ACT 2011; and expanding of its scope of intervention. Two separate bills proposing the amendments had passed first and second reading at the house of representatives and...

EARNED

FED. GOVERNMENT RELEASES EARNED ALLOWANCES

Dr Ifeanyichukwu Abada, Chairman, Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), University of Nigeria Nsukka (UNN) chapter, says the Federal Government has released N1.3 billion as earned allowances of members of the union. Abada spoke to newsmen on Friday in Nsukka, at the end of an emergency congress of the union....

TETFUND

ASUU URGES REFUND OF N463bn FROM TETFUND

Mr. Femi Falana, SAN, challenged the Academic Staff Union of Universities education intervention fund amount to about N463b is; immediately disbursed by the TETFUND to the tertiary institutions owned by the federal and state governments. Falana, who disclosed that the tertiary institutions did not access N250B from the amount of...

Memorandum

FG YET TO CLEAR THREE MEMORANDUM.

The Academic Staff Union of universities has said Federal Government was to sign three Memorandum of action in September 2017. Prof.Biodun Ogunyemi, stated this in Abuja in an interview in Abuja, he said N200bn annually. Prof. Ogunyemi said the strike action would be determined by the federal government commitment to...

sector

Poor Allocation to Education Sector – ASUU

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has chided the Federal Government for appropriating what it described as a “paltry seven per cent to the education sector” in the 2018 budget. The union said tertiary institutions in Nigeria had never been so under-funded as currently being experienced.ASUU wondered why the...