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ASUU elects Osodeke as new President
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ASUU elects Osodeke as new President

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) on Sunday announced the election of Prof Emmanuel Osodeke as the new president of the union. Osodeke is of the Soil Science Department, Federal University of Agriculture, Umudike, Abia State. This pronouncement brings to an end the tenure of Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi of Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago-Iwoye, Ogun…

ASUU joins Labour Warning Strike in Kaduna state
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ASUU joins Labour Warning Strike in Kaduna state

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Kaduna State University Chapter, has directed its members to join the ongoing warning strike by public sector workers in Kaduna State. The ASUU Chairperson, Dr Peter Adamu gave the directive in a circular to the members of the union, issued in Kaduna on Monday. Adamu said: “I am…

Buhari Govt is the real enemy of Nigerian workers – ASUU
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Buhari Govt is the real enemy of Nigerian workers – ASUU

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has submitted that the Muhammadu Buhari federal government is not worker-friendly.The University of Ibadan chapter of ASUU made the submission in a statement on Saturday made available to newsmen in commemoration of the 2021 workers’ day celebration. The statement titled ‘Buhari-led administration: The real enemy of Nigerian workers’…

ASUU threatens to go on strike again says thousands of lecturers are still being owed
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ASUU threatens to go on strike again says thousands of lecturers are still being owed

Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) threatens to embark on another strike barely months after resumption from the last strike that lasted for 10 months. The union made this known in a statement on Sunday, March 14, 2021. The chairman, University of Ibadan branch, Prof. Ayo Akinwole, stated that the Federal Government of Nigeria is…

ASUU: Nigerian lecturers call off nine-month-old strike
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ASUU: Nigerian lecturers call off nine-month-old strike

Students in Nigeria are set to head back to classrooms after a nine-month break after the Academic Staff Union of University (ASUU) “conditionally” suspended its strike, ending a protracted industrial action that started March 2020. ASUU National President Biodun Ogunyemi made the announcement during a briefing of the union in Abuja on Wednesday, explaining that…

ASUU demands met, universities may reopen January – FG
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ASUU demands met, universities may reopen January – FG

Nigeria government said it is optimistic that public universities will reopen in January 2021 after an 11-month industrial strike action. Nigeria’s labour and employment minister Chris Ngige said the government has already met 98% of the demands of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) leadership. “We have met about 98 per cent of the…

Nigerian students give ASUU, FG January 5 2021 as ultimatum to end overdue strike
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Nigerian students give ASUU, FG January 5 2021 as ultimatum to end overdue strike

National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has said that both the Federal Government and Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) must resolve their differences and end the long-overdue strike before January 5, 2021. The union made this known in a statement released on Sunday, Dec. 20 Comrade Sunday Asefon, the student association president threatened that…

ASUU strike: UNIABUJA moves to virtual classroom
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ASUU strike: UNIABUJA moves to virtual classroom

The University of Abuja UNIABUJA, has moved to virtual classroom. The Vice Chancellor Prof. Abdul-Rasheed Na’Allah said the university had developed an effective and trustworthy virtual teaching system for its students to ensure the process of teaching and learning was not disrupted currently and in future. It said more than 5,000 students are receiving lectures…

ASUU will call off strike soon, Nigerian govt assures
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ASUU will call off strike soon, Nigerian govt assures

The federal government of Nigeria has assured that the ongoing industrial strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) will be called off very soon. This was contained in a statement issued on Wednesday by the Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu during the inauguration of the reconstituted government team on renegotiation of the 2009…

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

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…

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

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…

FG offers N65bn to ASUU to end strike

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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Law students sue ASUU for N10 billion over incessant strikes

Law Students Association of Nigeria has dragged the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), before the Federal High Court Abuja, challenging what it described as the incessant strikes of the union. In the suit which was filed at the court on Friday, the association is seeking an order to compel ASUU members to return to…

STRIKE: FG, ASUU resume talks Friday
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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…

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

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…

ESUT Set To Defy ASUU, Fixes Date For Exams

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…