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ASUU Threatens To Embark On a Fresh Strike Action .

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has threatened to embark on a fresh strike action bluebloodz.com has learned. ASUU is set to begin a fresh strike over the conscious refusal of the Accountant-General of the Federation, Mr Ahmed Idris, to disburse the salaries and remittance of check-off dues of over 1,000 staff for 13 […]

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ASUU Faults Amsterdam Business School For Rejection Of Nigeria B.Sc Degrees, While Accepting Degrees From Ghana and South Africa.

The Academic Staff Union of Universities in Nigeria ( ASUU ) has faulted a University in Amsterdam – The Amsterdam Business School for rejecting degrees from Nigeria, whiles accepting degrees from Ghana and South Africa ASUU said Nigerian graduates have what it takes to compete favourably with their peers from any part of the world. […]

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Some Demands Made By ASUU Not Achievable Now – FG

The Federal Government Of Nigeria has revealed that some demands out of the lot made by Asuu cannot be achieved with the recent event of things. The Government also faulted the fresh notice by the Academic Staff Union of Universities to embark on a fresh strike barely four months after calling off a 10-month industrial […]

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ASUU Faults Federal Government Approval of 20 New Private Universities.

Some stakeholders in University education in Nigeria, on Thursday, warned against the proliferation of universities in the country, following Wednesday’s approval of 20 new private universities by the Federal Executive Council. In separate interviews with the News Agency of Nigeria, in Benin, the stakeholders said there was nothing to justify the approval when the existing […]

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ASUU Strike : FG Inaugurates New Committee To Renegotiate 2009 AGREEMENT.

The federal government has inaugurated a new committee to renegotiate the 2009 agreements with lecturers and others, as part of its effort to end the eight-month-old strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU).  Recall that the lecturers who are currently on strike are demanding for funding for the revitalization of universities, earned allowance, the constitution of […]

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We Are Not in a Hurry To END THE STRIKE – ASUU

The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, on Saturday, declared that its members are not in a hurry to call off the prolonged industrial action. Dr Edor J. Edor, the ASUU Chairman of University of Calabar said lecturers are determined to ensure that the challenges of universities are substantially resolved. In an exclusive interview with […]

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Private Universities Now RECRUITING Our Members – ASUU

President of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, Prof Biodun Ogunyemi on Thursday November 19 disclosed that private universities are now recruiting some of its members due to the inability of the Federal Government to meet its demands amid an ongoing strike which has lasted for months.  Ogunyemi reiterated that the government cannot threaten the university lecturers […]

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UTAS Can Be Ready in 3 weeks if the FEDERAL GOVERNMENT is COMMITTED – ASUU

THE Academic Staff Union of Universities has said the University Transparency Accountability Solution can be ready in three weeks if the Federal Government is committed. Last week, the FG had told ASUU to transit to Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System pending when UTAS would be ready for use. However, in an interview with The […]

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FG, ASUU MEETING DEADLOCKED.

The meeting between the Academic Staff Union of Universities and the Federal Government ended in a stalemate for the third time on Wednesday, as the parties again failed to resolve the issues around the payment platform for salaries and other benefits. Besides, ASUU was insisting that the N30bn Earned Academic Allowances offered by the Federal […]

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FG & ASUU Disagree ON PAYMENT PLATFORM

The Federal Government and the Academic Staff Union of Universities have again disagreed on the payment platform which will be used in disbursing the salary arrears and the N30 billion earned allowance of university lecturers. While the Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige offered to pay the salary arrears and the N30 billion Earned Allowances of the university […]