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
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,
The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, has said it would not call off the ongoing strike until the Federal Government yield to its demand. The President of the union, Prof Biodun Ogunyemi, stated this on Sunday in Lagos while briefing newsmen on the update
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
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
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
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
Public universities across Nigeria may come alive soon, as striking non-teaching staff have agreed in principle to end their action. But the unions say they’ll need about a week to consult their members nationwide and take a decision on ending the strike. Representatives of the
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.
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
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
Minister of State for Education, Professor Anthony Anwuka has confirmed that there is an ongoing meeting between the Federal Ministry of Education and the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, adding that the government is doing everything possible to end the strike.
Just at the time, we thought the era of students having to stay some extra years in school due to unnecessary strikes championed by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) was over, they strike again. This is really a sad tale as this could
The Federal Government through the Ministry of Labour and Employment and leaders of the Academic Staff Union of Universities are expected to meet in Abuja on Thursday over the strike in public universities since November 5. . ASUU National President Prof Biodun Ogunyemi confirmed this
The Zonal coordinator of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, Ibadan Zone, Dr. Ade Adejumo, on Tuesday raised alarm over plans by the Federal Government to increase federal universities’ tuition fees. Adejumo said this while addressing members of the Correspondents’ Chapel of the NUJ in
The Academic Staff Union of Universities may join the Nigeria Labour Congress in the ongoing industrial action. The Owerri Zonal Coordinator of ASUU, Prof Uzo Onyebinama, disclosed this at a press conference at the Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Anambra State. While debunking that the strikes