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FG not ready for quick end to strike, ASUU

The leadership of Academic Staff Union of Universities has asked Nigerians to hold the Federal Government responsible for the prolonged strike while also urging them to bear with the Union, noting, “ASUU is doing their battle”. President of ASUU, Professor Biodun Ogunyemi, in a statement Monday morning, explained that the Union has shifted position on…

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Hope Rises As FG, ASUU Meet On Wednesday on pending Strike

The representatives of the Federal Government and the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) would meet in Abuja, on Wednesday, to continue their “marathon” meeting, with the hope of reaching solid agreement that could herald the reopening of University campuses. However, there are indications that major decisions would be taken at the meeting which might…

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ASUU, FG meeting inconclusive, adjourned

While Mr Ngige led the federal government’s team, the President of ASUU, Biodun Ogunyemi, led the representatives of the lecturers team. Thursday’s conciliatory meeting aimed at putting an end to the strike action embarked upon by university lecturers has been adjourned to October 21. The industrial action, which started over six months ago, is a…

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We will soon expose those feeding fat on IPPIS – ASUU

The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, has said it will soon expose those feeding fat on the adoption of the Integrated Personnel and Payroll Information System, IPPIS, by the Federal Government as its payment platform. This is just as the union alleged that some people in the Office of the Accountant General of the…

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University resumption: ASUU says no lectures until FG meets their demands

Less than 24 hours after the Federal Government announced the reopening of tertiary institutions and Unity Colleges, the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) says the decision will only be fruitful if their demands are met ahead of the resumption date. The National President of ASUU, Prof Biodun Ogunyemi reminded the Federal Government and parents…

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ASUU condemns new rape bill

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has condemned the recently passed bill on sexual harassment and rape, alleging that it is targeted at male lecturers. Professor Biodun Ogunyemi, the National President of ASUU said the bill is discriminatory while speaking Spe at a Town Hall meeting with critical stakeholders in Jos on Monday, July…

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#ASUU strike: Lecturers give fresh conditions

The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, has said the only condition to suspend the ongoing nationwide strike is for the Federal Government to pay, at least, N50 billion Revitalisation Fund; out of one tranche of N220 billion. ASUU national Chairman, Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi spoke to newsmen in Ibadan, Oyo State on Sunday, ahead of…

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ASUU Gives Conditions To End Strike

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has said that the ongoing industrial dispute will continue except certain acceptable conditions are met. It said to end the strike, the Federal Government must urgently release additional N50 billion to the N20 billion released earlier for revitalisation fund, show evidence of mainstreaming the Earned Academic Allowance (EAA)…

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ASUU rejects FG offer, continues strike

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has rejected the offers made to it early this week by the Nigerian government. According to PREMIUM TIMES , the President of ASUU, Biodun Ogunyemi, said upon reviewing the offers made by the government, members of the union across various campuses and zones rejected it. Mr. Ogunyemi, who…

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ASUU: NANS Blasts Lecturers For Not Calling Off The Strike After Agreement With FG.

Following the agreement between Federal Government and lecturers, the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has asked the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), to suspend the ongoing strike. On Monday, January 7, 2019, the Federal Government reached an agreement with ASUU leaders in a meeting held in Abuja. According to the Minister of Labour…

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ASUU Strike Continues After A Deadlock Meeting With FG

The meeting between the Federal Government and Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) on Monday in Abuja ended without any agreement. Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi, ASUU President, while speaking to newsmen after the closed door meeting, said negotiation was ongoing and the meetings will continue. The meeting, which started at 5 p.m. at the Federal Ministry…

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ASUU Vows To Continue With Strike

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has vowed not to return to class until its demands are met. ASUU who embarked on the industrial action four weeks ago in a statement issued by its National President, Biodun Ogunyemi on Sunday said they will continue to press for their demands Ogunyemi in the statement said…

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#STRIKE: ASUU Lists 5 Key Demands To End Strike

The issues, according to ASUU President, Professor Biodun Ogunyemi, include the payment of fractions and non-payment of salaries, earned academic allowances, non-release of operational license of NUPEMCO, non-implementation of the provisions of the 2014 Pension Reform Act with respect to retired professors and their salaries, and exclusion of university staff schools from funding by government….

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ASUU embarks on indefinite strike

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has announced the commencement of an indefinite nationwide strike with immediate effect. The decision was announced at the end of an emergency meeting on Sunday night. This came just as the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) is also preparing to commence a nationwide strike on Tuesday, October 6th, 2018…