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EDUCATION

Today's Headlines: Another Strike Looms; Attack Leaves 12 Dead, 2 Injured In Kaduna

Another strike looms, ASUU warns The Academic Staff Union of Universities on Monday, said it might be compelled to embark on another strike if the Federal Government failed to implement the December 22, 2020 Memorandum of Action signed with it prior to the suspension of the last strike.

  1 year ago ago
Today's Headlines: Another Strike Looms; Attack Leaves 12 Dead, 2 Injured In Kaduna

EDUCATION

Today's Headlines: ASUU And FG To Meet On Strike; Kaduna Govt To Deliver Medical Supplies By Drones

ASUU, FG in crucial talks to avert strike The national leadership of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, and the team from the Federal Government are to meet later this week to avert another round of strike by the university lecturers. (Photos Credit: Vanguard)

  11 months ago ago
Today's Headlines: ASUU And FG To Meet On Strike; Kaduna Govt To Deliver Medical Supplies By Drones

EDUCATION

Today's Headlines: "Hold FG Responsible" - ASUU, Buhari Seeks New ₦2 Trillion Loans

Looming Strike: Hold FG Responsible - ASUU Tells Parents Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) zones in Abuja and Bauchi have urged Nigerians to hold the Federal Government accountable if academics go on strike again. ASUU went on strike in March 2020 as a result of disagreements with the government over university financing, the Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System, and other concerns.

  1 year ago ago
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EDUCATION

October 31st Still remains deadline: ASUU cautions FG on N30bn revitalisation fund

The Academic Staff Union of Universities has spoken up to the federal government against the non-payment of the promised N30bn revitalization fund. Prof. Emmanuel Oshodeke, the ASUU President, made this known in an interview with The Punch on Sunday, he proceeded that the federal government has been in the habit of not fulfilling its promises.

  11 months ago ago
October 31st Still remains deadline: ASUU cautions FG on N30bn revitalisation fund

JUSTICE

Today's Headlines: Another Nationwide strike Looms- ASUU warns, Rivers Govt Drags FG to Supreme Court Over VAT

Another Nationwide strike looms Photo Credit: Punch Nigeria The Academic Staff Union of Universities on Monday, said it might be compelled to embark on another strike if the Federal Government failed to implement the December 22, 2020 Memorandum of Action signed with it prior to the suspension of the last strike.

  1 year ago ago
Today's Headlines: Another Nationwide strike Looms- ASUU warns, Rivers Govt Drags FG to Supreme Court Over VAT

EDUCATION

Asuu strike: FG dares the union, says Osodeke, Minister of Education pleads

The Federal Government has asked the Academic Staff Union of Universities to be patient while it implements its accord with the union. This was said in an exclusive chat with our correspondent by Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, Minister of State for Education. This came as the President of the ASUU accused the federal government of repeatedly daring the union.

  1 year ago ago
Asuu strike: FG dares the union, says Osodeke, Minister of Education pleads

EDUCATION

Two Things FG Should Do As ASUU Threatens Another Strike

The Academic Staff Union of Universities announced on Sunday, September 26, 2021, that its National Executive Council would meet next week to discuss whether or not to go on strike in response to the Federal Government's inability to meet certain of its requests. Professor Emmanuel Osodeke, the union's National President, revealed this in an interview with The PUNCH in Abuja.

  1 year ago ago
Two Things FG Should Do As ASUU Threatens Another Strike

EDUCATION

Fresh strike looms in universities as ASUU says only two out of its eight demands have been met

There are indications that another closure of universities in Nigeria may be a reality as the university lecturers, under the aegis of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), on Thursday, September 9, said only two out of its eight demands have been met by the Federal Government.

  1 year ago ago
Fresh strike looms in universities as ASUU says only two out of its eight demands have been met

EDUCATION

ASUU Decries Lack of Enabling Laws to Protect State Universities

Dr. Aniekan Brown, the Chairman of Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Calabar Zone, delivered the advice to journalists in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, yesterday. He said the Union was concerned about how state governments formed public colleges without following the law.

  1 year ago ago
ASUU Decries Lack of Enabling Laws to Protect State Universities

EDUCATION

ASUU Strike: FG Determined To Prevent Strike

The Academic Staff Union of Universities might be compelled to embark on another strike if the Federal Government fails to implement the December 22, 2020 Memorandum of Action signed with it prior to the suspension of the last strike. The union claimed the Federal Government refuse to release the earlier agreed N40 billion fund for the revitalisation of public universities, the unwillingness to sign the draft of the renegotiated 2009 agreement, the continued non-payment of promotion arrears, the non-payment of withheld salaries and the non-remittance of deducted check-off dues of the union.

  11 months ago ago
ASUU Strike: FG Determined To Prevent Strike

EDUCATION

ASUU tells FG to make a law that bans children of public office holders from studying abroad

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has implored the government of President Buhari to withdraw their children from foreign institutions into Nigerian institutions. The union is also calling on the National Assembly to prompt a law that will make public schools compulsory for children of all public office holders.

  11 months ago ago
ASUU tells FG to make a law that bans children of public office holders from studying abroad

EDUCATION

ASUU meets next week over planned strike, laments FG’s inaction

The Academic Staff Union of Universities ASUU has said that it's commission would be having a meeting next week in order to decided whether it will go on an indefinite strike or not since the government has refused to grant it's demands. Professor Emmanuel Osodeke who is the national leader of the union made this known to the public in Abuja.

  1 year ago ago
ASUU meets next week over planned strike, laments FG’s inaction

EDUCATION

Academic Staff Union of Universities to Embark on Strike any moment soon

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has disclosed that its members can go on strike anytime from now. This was announced after the Federal Government (FG) failed to honour the promise made to the union in implementing the Memorandum of Action (MoA) both signed in December 2020.

  1 year ago ago
Academic Staff Union of Universities to Embark on Strike any moment soon

EDUCATION

ASUU applauds FG for providing stipends to education students.

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) applauded the Federal Government's approval of stipends for public tertiary education students. According to the Nigerian News Agency (NAN), the Federal Government said on Tuesday that students seeking a degree in education and a Nigeria Certificate in Education will get stipends of N75, 000 and N50, 000 every semester, respectively.

  11 months ago ago
ASUU applauds FG for providing stipends to education students.

EDUCATION

If You Accept Govt Appointment, Your Children Must Attend Universities in Nigeria - ASUU

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) is seeking a law that will compel Government appointees to enroll their wards in Nigerian universities. National President of the association, Prof. Emmanuel Osodeke while speaking at the reconvened meeting with the Federal Government, being concilliated by the Minister of Labour and Employment, called on the National Assembly to enact a law that would stop Government officials from sending their children abroad to study.

  11 months ago ago
If You Accept Govt Appointment, Your Children Must Attend Universities in Nigeria - ASUU

EDUCATION

ASUU calls on the National Assembly to amend the National Universities Commission Act.

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has approached the National Assembly to pass a Bill to alter the National Universities Commission Act to address the multiplication of state colleges. The organizer of the Kano Zone of the Union, Prof. Abdulkadir Muhammad, settled on the decision at a public interview held at Bayero University Kano on Friday.

  1 year ago ago
ASUU calls on the National Assembly to amend the National Universities Commission Act.

EDUCATION

Stop public office holders from sending their children to school abroad- Prof. Osodeke

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), has asked the Senate to ban government officials from sending their children to school abroad. ASUU President Prof Emmanuel Osodeke, made the call at the reconvened meeting with the Minister of Labour and Employment Dr Chris Ngige, in Abuja.

  11 months ago ago
Stop public office holders from sending their children to school abroad- Prof. Osodeke

EDUCATION

Strike: Federal Government Asks ASUU To Exercise Patience

The Nigerian federal government has asked the Academic Staff Union of Universities to implore patience as they are still meditating on the agreement which was signed. Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba who is the minister of state for education was responsible for saying this. This was in response to the statement which ASUU made.

  1 year ago ago
Strike: Federal Government Asks ASUU To Exercise Patience

EDUCATION

ASUU and the FG are in key discussions to avoid a strike.

The national leadership of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, and a team from the Federal Government will meet later this week to try to avoid a new round of university lecturers going on strike. The government team, which will comprise officials from the Education and Labor Ministries, ministers, and leaders of certain important government agencies, will convey the meeting date to ASUU leadership during the week.

  11 months ago ago
ASUU and the FG are in key discussions to avoid a strike.

EDUCATION

Don’t blame us if varsities are shut down again, ASUU warns

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) Akure Zone warned Wednesday that its members should not be held liable if the campuses are shut down again due to the Federal Government's alleged stubborn attitude. As a result, the ASUU has asked students, traditional rulers, market women, and other educational stakeholders to warn the Federal Government of the dangers that refusing to listen poses to the system.

  1 year ago ago
Don’t blame us if varsities are shut down again, ASUU warns