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ASUU: Children of politicians should be banned from studying abroad, strike will end – Lecturer

The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, has called for a law placing restriction on public office holders from sending their children to foreign countries to study. The Akure zonal Coordinator of ASUU, Prof. Olufayo Olu-Olu said such ban would put an end the persistent strike in Nigeria’s education sector. Olu-Olu explained that if such…

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ASUU strike: I have 3 children in public universities – Ngige

Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, has restated the commitment of Federal Government to end the eight-month strike embarked on by members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities. He described as untrue, comments that government officials have been foot-draggers in the ongoing negotiations with the university lecturers because their children school abroad. Ngige…

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FG offers N65bn to ASUU to end strike

The Federal Government on Friday dangled the sum of N65 billion at the striking leadership of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), for Earned Academic Allowance and revitalisation. The government also agreed to pay the striking lecturers through the Government Integrated Financial Management Information System until ASUU’s University Transparency and Accountability Solution (UTAS) was…

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STRIKE: FG, ASUU resume talks Friday

The Federal Government and the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) will resume talks on ongoing efforts to end the eight-month strike by the varsity lecturers on Friday. The Spokesman for the Ministry of Labour and Employment, Charles Akpan, who disclosed this to journalists on Wednesday night, said the meeting would hold at the minister’s…

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ASUU strike: FG will meet agreements with all unions – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has assured that the federal government would meet all agreements with unions in the educational sector. Buhari gave the assurance while expressing concern over the lingering strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU. He appealed to the lecturers to return to their duty posts. The President spoke at the 2020…

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ESUT Set To Defy ASUU, Fixes Date For Exams

Enugu State University of Science and Technology (ESUT) has concluded plans to organise its semester examinations despite the ongoing strike action by members of the Academic Staff of Universities (ASUU). The management of the university in a statement issued by Acting Registrar, Barr. T.M Ikpenwa disclosed that the examinations which were earlier billed to commence…

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ASUU strike: Stop playing politics with education, group urges FG

An International Organisation, Dollar Club Exclusive on Thursday called on the federal government to quickly address the demands of the Academics Staff Union of Universities and allow students to return to school. The association asked the federal government to stop playing politics with academic matters lamenting that students have forgotten what they have been taught…

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Strike: FG mulls unification Of ASUU, SSANU, NASU

The Federal Government has began moves to bring all unions within the university system under one single entity, Executive Secretary of the National Universities Commission NUC, Professor Abubakar Rasheed has disclosed. According to him, the polarization of the university system, where each of the Union comes up with their individual demands to the Federal Government…

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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 strike is ruining us – student to FG

Student all across the states have aired their disappointment over the ongoing strike by ASUU. The students spoke against the backdrop of the failure of government and the ASUU to find common agreement on the issues in dispute as they lamented that the strike has taken a toll on them. “I will like the Federal…

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ASUU Strike: Students recruited for #EndSARS protests – Ngige

The Federal Government has lamented that university students who should be in the classrooms have been “recruited” to join the ongoing #EndSARS protests. It blamed the development on the industrial action embarked upon by the Academic Staff Union of Universities. The Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, said this at a reconciliation meeting between…

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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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Resign and return to farm – ASUU blasts Education Minister, Nwajiuba

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has advised the Minister of State for Education, Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, to with immediate effect, resign his position and return to farm. ASUU gave this advice while reacting to a statement credited to Nwajiuba where he (Nwajiuba) told the striking lecturers to return to farm. Nwajiuba had earlier urged…