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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 […]

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Universities Will Not REOPEN UNTIL OUR DEMANDS ARE MET – ASUU

The Academic Staff Union of Universities has asked the Federal Government to honour the agreement it had with the union before making any announcement on the reopening of the universities after the COVID-19 pandemic. It added that it would unfold its next agenda if the Federal Government refused to negotiate the 2009 agreement signed by […]

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LASU : UNIONS Shut Out Vice Chancellor and STUDENTS AS SCHOOL RESUMES.

The four staff unions at Lagos State University, Ojo have locked out their Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Olanrewaju Fagboun​, and students as the university resumes today after the coronavirus break. The unions involved in the protest are the Academic Staff Union of Universities, the Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities, Non-Academic Staff Union, and the National Association […]

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REOPEN TERTIARY INSTITUTIONS WE ARE READY TO WORK – University Lecturers Tell FG.

Nigerian University Lecturers have asked the Federal Government to reopen tertiary institutions in the country as they are ready to work following nationwide educational shutdown prompted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The lecturers under the aegis of Congress of University Academics (CONUA), a breakaway faction of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), released a press […]

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Acting VC of UNILAG “Prof. Theophilus Omololu Soyombo” NOT RECOGNIZED – ASUU

THE Acting Vice Chancellor, University of Lagos (UNILAG), Prof. Theophilus Omololu Soyombo, got a rousing welcome from non-academic staff as he made a grand entry into the Senate building – the administrative headquarters of the institution yesterday morning. But members of the union he belongs to, the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) were largely […]

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ASUU : STUDENTS FAULT 2021 RESUMPTION DATE.

Many students have expressed disappointment over the statement by the President of the Academic Staff Union of the Universities (ASUU), Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi, that the Federal Government should not reopen schools until it is safe for students. They also faulted Ogunyemi’s claim that university students would not resume even after the COVID-19 pandemic until the […]