Tagged: ASUU

ASUU PRESIDENT TASKS BUHARI TO STABLE GROWTH

The Academic Staff Union of Universities ASUU President on Thursday called on President Muhammadu Buhari to come up with policies that would stimulate economic growth for; the benefit of poorpeople during his next four-year tenure. The National President of the union, Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi made the call in an interview...

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Academic Staff Union – Why we called off strike

The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, has, Thursday, suspended the over three months-old strike it embarked upon since Sunday, 4th November, 2018. The union suspended the strike after a memorandum of Action, MoA, it reached with the Federal government towards the revitalisation of public universities. The Academic Staff Union...

N15.89Billion

N15.89Billion RELEASED TO ASUU BY FG

N15.89Billion released to ASUU by  FG to end strike, ASUU strike update Wednesday 2nd; JAN 2019 FG provides funds to meet ASUU demands. The protacted strike by the Academic Staff Union Of Universities(ASUU) may; soon; to be called off on wednesday. Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr.Chris Ngige, who gave...

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SKILLS TO LEARN DURING ASUU STIKE

It has been a few years since students learn skills, in Nigeria had to deal with long-term strikes; and just at the moment we thought the era of students having to stay an extra 2 to 3 years in school due to unnecessary strikes by championed by the Academic Staff...

SSANU DISAGREED

SSANU DISAGREED WITH INEC OVER STATEMENT

The Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities, SSANU disagreed with the recent statement by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) that; the strike by university lecturers could jeopardise the 2019 elections. The union said; they found the statement ”highly unfortunate” and unbecoming of the national electoral umpire and notes that...

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ABU Protest Non-Payment Of N8bn Earned Allowance

The Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU), Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria branch on Tuesday staged a peaceful protest demanding the immediate release of N8 billion earned allowance. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the branch joined the national body in a three-day warming strike to press...

ASUU HOLDS

ASUU HOLDS MEETING TODAY TO END STRIKE

The Federal Government of Nigeria has stated that talks; with the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) HOLDS have so far been fruitful, expressing optimism that the ongoing strike ;will soon be called off. The government’s optimism, according to the Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr. Chris Ngige, is predicated;...

ASUU ATTACKS

ASUU ATTACKS FORMER APC CHAIRMAN

The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU attacks; the All Progressives Congress, APC, and its former national chairman, Chief Bisi Akande. ASUU attacks described; Akande as the grandfather of half-baked government. This was in reaction to Akande’s; earlier ASUU attacks; on the union where he accused the striking lecturers of...

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FG, ASUU Meeting Inconclusive Says Ogunyemi

The meeting between the Federal Government and the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) ended without any conclusion on Tuesday. Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi, ASUU National President, while speaking with newsmen at the end of the closed door meeting in Abuja noted that negotiations were still ongoing. He said both parties...

Ezekwesili

Ezekwesili – I Will Solve Incessant ASUU Strike

The presidential candidate for the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria, Dr Obiageli Ezekwesili, has proffered solution to the frequent shut down of tertiary institutions over poor financing of education in the country. One of the ways she suggested was to convert the budgetary allocations to universities to grants. While expressing...

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No work no pay policy will prolong strike – Union

The dialogue between the Federal Government and the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, over the ongoing strike has gone messier, after the Federal Government yesterday introduced the implementation of ”No work, no pay policy”. The universities lecturers who had vowed never to return to work until demands are; met,...

No work No pay

Nigerian Govt Orders Universities ‘No work No pay

The Federal Government of Nigeria has directed vice-chancellors of striking public universities across the country to enforce “no work no pay” rule on the striking lecturers. CAMPUZIT.COM gathered on Friday that the directive to implement the “no work no pay” policy was communicated to the universities in a memo sent...

Parents

ASUU strike : Parents, students call for quick FG intervention

Some parents and students in Abuja, on Tuesday, urged the Federal Government to speedily intervene and resolve the ongoing strike by the Academic Staff Union of University (ASUU). The parents, who spoke with newsmen in Abuja, expressed worry over the constant strikes embarked upon by the university lecturers’ union. On...

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ASUU Lauds Judgment Voiding Sack Of Lecturers

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), University of Ibadan zone, has lauded the judgment by the National Industrial Court, Akure, which nullified the sacking of two of its executives by the University of Ilorin. The court presided over by Justice Abiola Adewemimo, condemned the University of Ilorin for terminating...

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Academic Staff Union Claims FG Unserious

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), has vowed not to return to class until its demands are; met. This was; contained in a statement by the union’s national president, Biodun Ogunyemi, on Sunday. The strike which began on November 5, is now in its fourth week. Ten days after the...

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NANS Mourns: 11 Students Die In Road Accident

The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) on Friday expressed sadness; over the death of 11 students of University of Maiduguri (UNIMAID) in an auto accident on Tuesday. A total of 11 students of UNIMAID died in the accident on Nov. 20 on their way to Damaturu from Maiduguri following...

Staff Killed

Root Cause Of Educational Decay, ASUU Strike

It has been over two weeks since the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) embark on an indefinite strike and yet nothing meaningful has come out of their meeting with the government concerning the strike. ASUU at its NEC meeting of 3rd and 4th November, 2018, at the FUTA, resolved...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...