Military Jets Destroy 20 Terrorists’ Boats, Kill Over 100 Fighters Military fighter jets deployed for Operation Hadin Kai destroyed 20 boats carrying over 100 Boko Haram Terrorists/Islamic State West African Province (ISWAP) in the Lake Chad region at the weekend. Photo Credit: Leadership News The air component of OPHK following credible intelligence on October 20, 2021 said about 20 boats with suspected Boko Haram /ISWAP terrorists were converging for a meeting on an Island in the Tumbuns on the Lake Chad and at Malam Fatori, deployed three NAF aircraft to carry out strikes.
Embrace dialogue, Buhari begs ASUU, others The President, Major Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (retd. ), has appealed to the leadership and members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities and other unions within and outside the university system to always give peace a chance and embrace dialogue in resolving all complaints they have with the government.
ASUU cautions FG on N30bn revitalisation fund, October 31 deadline nears The Academic Staff Union of Universities has cautioned the Federal Government against non-payment of the N30bn revitalisation fund it promised universities. The President of ASUU, Prof Emmanuel Oshodeke, who stated this in an interview with one of our correspondents on Sunday, said government was in the habit of not fulfilling its promises.
The Asuu Chairman, Abu chapter has disclosed that the looming strike which the union wants to embark on, is still speculation, and only conditional, depending on the outcome of the meeting between its member and the federal government this week. Professor Nasiru Rabiu, the chairman of Àbu Asuu branch, in a press conference with the representatives of the mass communication department Abu Zaria, said the FG has failed in keeping to the promises it made to the union which led to the suspension of the nine months strikes on December 23 last year, among which include:
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.
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)
BUHARI’S SUCCESSOR: ‘Tinubu deserves ‘right of first refusal’ Thousands of supporters of the National Leader of All Progressives Congress, APC, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, have told the national leadership of the party and other critical stakeholders that the former Lagos governor ought to be given the ‘right of first refusal’ as the ruling party shops for its presidential candidate in the lead up to the 2023 general elections.
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.
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.
A young Musician known as Sugarboy Cheque , in an interview with the Guardian Newspaper, narrated that continuous ASUU strike drove him into starting a Music profession. In his statement, Sugarboy stated that prior to now, he had no passion and desire for music but due to a halt in his academic pursuit, had no choice but to venture into it.
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.
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.
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.
IPOB Burnt My Anambra Home- Joe Igbokwe Alleges. Members of the Indigenous People of Biafra have burnt down the Anambra home of All Progressives Congress chieftain, Chief Joe Igbokwe. Photo Credit: Punch Newspapers Igbokwe, who is an adviser to Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State, said this on a Facebook post on Sunday and also uploaded a video of the attack which was captured on CCTV.
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.
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.
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.
The Academic Staff union of university (ASUU), has asked that government officials in President Muhammadu Buhari's administration should remove their children from foreign universities and send them to Nigerian universities. It also called on the National Assembly to pass a law that will make it compulsory for every government official to send his children to public schools in the country, saying such a law would let the officials know the decay in the public universities.
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 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.