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ASUU To Embark On Fresh Strike.

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) have threatened to embark on yet another strike over the alleged non-refund of some deductions made to the account of the union by the Federal government. On December 23, 2020 ASUU conditionally suspended the strike it began on March 23,  2020, owing to the government’s failure to address the […]

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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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SSANU, NASU SET TO BEGIN INDEFINITE Nationwide STRIKE Febuary 5

Non-teaching staff in the universities will commence a nationwide strike from February 5, 2021 over the Federal Government’s handling of the Integrated Personnel and Payroll Information System, sharing formula for the N40bn earned academic allowances and non-payment of arrears of the new minimum wage. The Joint Action Committee comprising the Senior Staff Association of Nigeria […]

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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 […]