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ASUU Accuses FG Of Reneging On Release Of N20 Billion

Posted ago by Elsie

The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, has accused the Federal Govt of failing to honor one of the agreements it entered with FG before last year’s six-month-old strike was called off. FG had promised the release of N20billion at …

Life Returns to Nigerian Varsities as Lecturers Resume Duties

Posted ago by Elsie

Life has returned to many of the nation’s public universities following the resumption of duties by lecturers after the strike of over five months ended on Tuesday. Though full lectures are yet to start in some schools, students, lecturers and …

We Did Not Give ASUU Any Ultimatum – Jonathan

Posted ago by Sandra Okenwa

President Goodluck Jonathan this weekend, said his government did not give the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, an ultimatum to resume work or be sacked. Fielding questions from newsmen at the expanded caucus meeting of the Bayelsa State People’s …

UNN, ESUT Announce Resumption Date, December 2

Posted ago by Sandra Okenwa

The University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN), and the Enugu State University of Science and Technology (ESUT), said their academic activities would resume on Monday, Dec. 2. They made the announcement in separate statements issued in Nsukka and Enugu on Saturday. …

ASUU Dares FG Over Sack

Posted ago by Sandra Okenwa

Academic Staff Union of Nigerian Universities [ASUU], Calabar Zone, has reacted angrily to the order to return to the classrooms issued to them by the Supervising Minister of Education, Nyesom Wike, saying that the action would worsen the strike action …

Federal Government Gives ASUU 1 Week Ultimatum to Call Off Strike

Posted ago by Elsie

During a press briefing in Abuja this morning, the acting Minister of Education, Nyesom Wike told journalists that the Federal Government has given the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU)a one week ultimatum to call off the ongoing strike. Or …

My Father Talked About Death – Iyayi’s Son

Posted ago by Sandra Okenwa

SON of the ex-President of the Academic Staff Union of Univeristies, Prof. Festus Iyayi, Omole, on Wednesday said his father talked generally about death before he had the accident that killed him on Tuesday. Omole, who said he was in …

ASUU Leaders Chase Kogi Governor Away From Hospital

Posted ago by Sandra Okenwa

Angry leaders of the Academic Staff Union of Universities allegedly chased away the Governor of Kogi State, Captain Idris Wada (retd.) from the emergency ward of the Lokoja General Hospital on Tuesday. Wada had gone to the hospital to visit …

Iyayi, ASUU Suspends NEC Meeting Indefinetly

Posted ago by Sandra Okenwa

Leaders of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, yesterday, suspended indefinitely the union’s National Executive Council, NEC, meeting planned to hold in Kano because of the tragic auto-crash that claimed the life of ASUU former President, Professor Festus Iyayi, …

ASUU Set To Suspend Strike This Week

Posted ago by Sandra Okenwa

Indications have emerged that the Academic Staff Union of Universities may call off the over four-month-old strike on Thursday. Barring a last-minute change, the National Executive Committee of ASUU will meet on Wednesday night to consider the position of the …

FG To Give 1.1Trillon Naira To Varsities In Five Years

Posted ago by Sandra Okenwa

Details of the Monday/ Tuesday marathon meeting between President Goodluck Jonathan and the leadership of Academic Staff Union of Universities have begun to emerge. The PUNCH gathered on Tuesday evening that a key component of the agreement reached by the …

ASUU Blames IBB For Decay in Educaton Sector

Posted ago by Sandra Okenwa

The Academic Staff Union of Universities has blamed former military dictator, Gen. Ibrahim Babangida for the current problems bedeviling the nation’s education sector. The union believed that the former military President presided over what it described as the dictatorship of …

ASUU Warns FG Over Forced Re-opening of Universities

Posted ago by Sandra Okenwa

As the strike embarked upon by the Academic Staff Union of Universities enters the fourth month, the union has flayed alleged plans by the Federal Government to forcefully order the re-opening of the universities today, saying this will only complicate …

With Whom is ASUU in Conflict?

Posted ago by Kowope

  It is no longer news that academic activities in public universities in Nigeria have been paralysed in the last 4 months as a result of the industrial action embarked upon by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU). With …

ASUU Strike – Jonathan Begs

Posted ago by Sandra Okenwa

The Academic Staff Union of Universities has turned down President Goodluck Jonathan’s plea for the lecturers to end their 114-day-old strike. The Chairman of ASUU at the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, Prof. Adegbola Akinola, and his University of Ibadan …

ASUU to Meet over Strike, Says Not Under Pressure

Posted ago by peculiar

The Vanguard reports that the National Strike Coordinating Committee, NSCC, comprising of principal officers and zonal coordinators of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU will be meeting Saturday to take stock of the ongoing strike embarked on by the …

“We’ll Not Succumb To Blackmail” – ASUU Tells FG

Posted ago by peculiar

The Academic Staff Union of Universities said on Wednesday that the Federal Government’s resort to blackmail would not force its members back to the classroom. In a report by Punch Newspaper, ASUU maintained that it would continue to stand by the …

APC : No Renegotiation On ASUU’s Paltry N87bn, While National Assembly Spent N1tn In 8 Years

Posted ago by admin

  The Federal Government should honour its agreement with the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) in order to end the ongoing strike that has paralyzed academic activities in government-owned universities, the All Progressives Congress (APC) has said. The party’s …

Our Salaries Are Outrageous, And I Feel Guilty For Milking The Country’s Funds – Ex-Senator

Posted ago by admin

A Nigerian senator earns far higher than United States president, whose total salary per annum is $400,000. Amid the increasing criticism of the huge salaries and allowances of Nigeria’s lawmakers, a senator (name withheld) has affirmed insinuations that their earnings are …

N92bn Allowance: Nigerians Rubbish Okonjo Iweala, Back ASUU Strike To Continue

Posted ago by admin

Minister of Finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala is currently under fire over a recent statement attributed to her, when he said that the federal government cannot afford the N92bn demanded by the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU. Angry Nigerians, while describing …