Category Archives: Education

Strike: FG releases N15.4bn to ASUU

The Federal Government and the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) reached possible agreement on Monday toward resolving the ongoing lecturers’ strike. Sen. Chris Ngige, Minister of Labour and Employment, said this after a reconciliatory meeting with ASUU in Abuja. Ngige said the meeting was

ASUU Makes Urgent Announcement Ahead Of 2019 Elections

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has announced its readiness to participate in the 2019 general election. The agreement was reached at a meeting between the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and officials of the union in Abuja. At the end of the meeting,

ASUU Strike : We Die Here, No End In Sight – Chairman

The majority of the country’s federal and state universities are still reeling from the effects of the Sunday, November 4, directive of the National Executive Council (NEC) of Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) to its members to embark on total and indefinite strike with

Buhari Finally Speaks On ASUU Strike, Reveals What He Will Do 

President Muhammadu Buhari has urged the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) to suspend its on-going industrial action in the interest of the country. Buhari gave the charge on Tuesday during the 3rd Convocation Ceremony of the Alex Ekwueme-Federal University, Ndufu-Alike, Ikwo (AE-FUNAI) Ebonyi. The

FUTA staff demand N8b earned allowances from FG

Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU) of Federal University of Technology Akure (FUTA) has urged the federal government to expedite payment of its earned allowances. In continuation of their strike, the members, yesterday, wielded placards bearing ‘Government, reinstate staff school teachers now’, ‘Government, pay

Asup Update : FG,ASUP meeting deadlocks, adjourns

Negotiations between the Federal Government and the Academic Staff of Union of Polytechnics (ASUP) on Monday in Abuja ended in a deadlock, as both parties agreed to adjourn the meeting until a later date. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that ASUP embarked on

Buhari pleads with ASUU to end strike, Ngige optimistic

President Muhammadu Buhari has called on the Academic Staff Union of Nigeria Universities to call off the industrial action embarked upon by its members in the overall interest of the nation. The President made the call on Tuesday in Ndufu-Alike, Abakaliki, during the third convocation

ASUU UPDATE : ASUU, FG Commence Negotiation Today

The federal government on Monday resumed talks with the leaders of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) over the ongoing strike in public universities. The university lecturers have been on strike since November 4 demanding for improved funding of universities and implementation of previous

ASUU STRIKE: FG, ASUU Continue Negotiation Today

The federal government will continue with negotiation with the Academic Staff Union of Universities(ASUU) with the hope of resolving the ongoing strike by the union. Recall that the lecturers had resumed strike on November 5, 2018, over demands for improved funding of public universities based

TASUED CELEBRATES 10TH CONVOCATION CEREMONY

TAI SOLARIN UNIVERSITY OF EDUCATION IJAGUN, OGUN STATE. The Premier University of Education in Nigeria. The Vice Chancellor Prof. Abayomi A. Arigbabu on Behalf of the Governing Council and The Senate. Cordially Invites To The 10TH CONVOCATION CEREMONY For The Award Of Higher Degree and

ASUU STRIKE : See The Five Demands Of Asuu

1.Areas of agreement include funding for revitalization of public universities and the issue of Earned Academic Allowances. 2.The issue of University Staff Schools. The implementation of the judgment of the National Industrial Court, National Universities Pension Management Company and guidelines for pension matters for professors.

ASUU STRIKE: ASUU demands are valid — Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday said in Ibadan, Oyo State that the agitation by the Academic Staff Union of Universities for improved welfare, infrastructure, funding and other contentious issues affecting the nation’s universities were genuine. Buhari, who was represented by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo at

ASUU Strike: Nigerian govt, ASUU meeting deadlocked

Meeting between the Nigerian government and university lecturers has ended Thursday evening without resolution of the nationwide strike by the teachers. The teachers said the strike which began on November 4 would continue. The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) called the strike over its

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