Again, strike looms in Nigerian universities The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) slammed President Muhammadu Buhari's administration on Thursday for violating a December 2020 agreement reached with the union, which forced the body to suspend its strike conditionally about nine months ago. Photo Credit: SunNews
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.
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.
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.
ASUU threatens legal action against SSS for assaulting member The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has threatened to institute legal action against the State Security Service (SSS) for assaulting one of its members. (Photos Credit: People Gazette) Rabiu Nasiru, chairman of the Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) chapter of the union, stated this at a news conference on Friday in Zaria, Kaduna.
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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.
The University of Jos, Plateau State, has been at the receiving end of a series of crises in recent times. In the past one year, the University has been shut down many times, following increased tension and clashes in the State. This week, uprisings in the State resulted in the University being shut down indefinitely, leading to increased calls from some quarters for the evacuation of students, pending when the violence subsides.
48 hours deadline, we are yet to hear from govt – ASUU The National President of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, Prof. Emmanuel Osodeke, has said 48 hours after the expiration of the ultimatum given the Federal Government, the union is yet to be contacted by the government.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Recently, the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) gave the Federal Government from now till Tuesday, the last day of August to implement the agreement they signed with them otherwise, they would embark on strike. In a recent report by Punch Newspaper, it was gathered that the Federal Government no longer responds or replies the phone calls of ASUU Chairman, Prof. Emmanuel Osodeke, which might probably end up making the strike action feasible.
The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has given the Federal Government of Nigeria till August 31st (Tuesday) to reach out to them, failing which it will initiate strike action. Prof. Emmanuel Osodeke, the union's president, revealed this in an interview on Sunday.
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.
Following the ongoing crisis in Jos, Plateau State, the Academic Staff Union of Universities has tasked the federal government to secure the school against the killing of its staff and students in UNIJOS. In a statement released by the union on Sunday, it decried the breach of security in Jos and other parts of the state leading to the murdering of some students.
The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), has given the Federal Government, two days to implement the agreement it signed with the union. The union gave the government till the end of August, to reach out to them, or they will start the procedure of embarking on another strike.
The Academic Staff Union Of Universities has expressed its action to go on another round of strike if the federal government of Nigeria did not attend their request, The federal government in return has appealed to the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) not to proceed with its planned strike.
The Academic Staff Union Of Universities (ASUU) is ready to down their tools again and embark on another strike. ASUU alleges that federal government officials no longer pick their calls. The union said the federal government is yet to do anything to the agreement they had way back in 2020.