Tagged: ASUU

strikes

THE ASUU STRIKES AND IT’S MORASS

FOR the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU and other unions in the Nigerian tertiary education system, strikes have become almost annual rituals and culture since the end of the 1970s. Everybody who has gone through our public-funded university system suffered varying degrees of academic disruptions that negatively affected life...

Okebukola

Okebukola – 60% Undergraduates Projects Are Plagiarised

Okebukola raised an alarm that over 60% of projects report of Nigeria undergraduates are; plagiarised. Nigerian Tribune reports that the university don said this at the first Kwara State University (KWASU) Education Lecture at Malete on Thursday, November 8. He said that the rate of plagiarism as a form of...

Academic Activities

ASUU Strike Paralyses Academic Activities UI, FUTO, LASU

AS the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, began its strike, yesterday, academic activities at the University of Ibadan, Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, LAUTECH and Federal University of Technology, Owerri, FUTO were totally paralysed. Meanwhile, students of the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, were; thrown into dilemma following a...

vacate

ASUU OAU Tells Students To Vacate Campus

The Academic Staff Union of Universities, (ASUU) Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) Chapter has told students of the institution vacate the campus and return to their homes as a result of the indefinite strike declared by the union. At its congress yesterday, the Chairman of ASUU OAU branch, Dr Adeola Oyebisi...

Staff Killed

University Of Jos Under Siege, Students, Staff Killed – ASUU

The University of Jos chapter of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), has said that the institution was under siege with students and staff killed on regular basis. Dr..Lazarus Maigoro, the chairman, who briefed newsmen on Thursday in Jos; said that the fear-stricken students and staff were; always scared...

nlc

NLC shut lecture rooms as ASUU, NASU join strike

Academic and non-academic activities were; on Thursday disrupted at the University of Ibadan when the Academic Staff Union of Universities; Non-Academic Staff Union (NASU) and other unions in the institution; joined the strike declared by the Nigeria Labour Congress NLC. The NLC, DAILY POST learnt had directed all workers across...

University Fees

ASUU Rejects Proposed Hiking Of University Fees

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has rejected the hiking of university fees for students as proposed by Dr Wale Babalakin, the chief government negotiator in the ASUU/Federal Government renegotiation exercise. Prof. Lawan Abubakar, the Bauchi Zonal Coordinator of the Union made the disclosure about University Fees at a...

FEDERAL GOVERNMENT

ASUU Accuses Federal Government Of Blackmail

ASUU’s Lagos state chapter, says it is disappointing that the federal government has not disbursed up to N220b to universities since 2013 Olusiji Sowande, the zonal coordinator of the chapter, calls on Nigerians to urge the government to fulfill its promises made to higher institutions The Lagos state chapter of...

REGISTER

DELSU FLAY ASUU’S REJECTION OF DUTY REGISTER

Students of Delta State University (DELSU), Abraka, have criticised the institution’s branch of Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) for rejecting the staff duty register recently introduced by the school management. The critics, who are mainly students’ union leaders, expressed their views in interviews in Abuja on Wednesday. They alleged...

Arrest

LASU Management Planning Illegal Arrest of Our Members

The Academic Staff Union of Universities of the Lagos State University, Ojo, has raised alarm that the institution’s authority is planning on using security forces to arrest its members on trumped up charges of burglary and theft of documents. Few weeks ago, the union raised alarm over the professorial promotion...

oyo

FIX LAUTECH, ASUU TELLS OYO & OSUN GOVT

The Academic Staff Union of Universities, Benin Zone, has called for the resignation of the Oyo State Governor, Abiola Ajimobi, and his Osun State counterpart, Rauf Aregbesola, over their alleged failure to address the challenges facing the Ladoke Akintola University, Ogbomoso. It also said that it would join other zones...

Clock

ASUU Battles Delsu Over Clock in Clock out Policy

Crisis is brewing at the Delta State Owned university (DELSU) over the recent introduction of Clock in Clock out policy by the management of the institution The new measure, described as “barbaric, and evil” by the Academic Staff Union of Universities, (ASUU) DELSU branch, has paralyzed activities in the university....

babalakin

ASUU Demands Babalakin Sack or Union Embarks on Strike

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) rose from its National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting in Calabar yesterday and said it could no longer guarantee that its members would continue to work if Wole Babalakin, negotiating on the part of the Federal Government, was not sacked. Addressing journalists at the...

collapse

LAUTECH ON THE VERGE OF TOTAL COLLAPSE – ASUU

The Academic Staff Union of University, Ladoke Akintola University of Technology Ogbomoso (LAUTECH) chapter on Monday warned that the institution was on the verge of total collapse. It lamented on the lack of infrastructural decay in the institution, none payment of workers salaries, shortage in workforce, and none challant attitude...

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...