The academic staff union of universities ended their 10 Month strike after they finally came to an agreement with the Federal government on the payment platform. Since the month of March 2020, the strike lingered and kept students at home for 10 months and It was quite terrible for students. Just few days into the new year, Nigeria has had a spike of the covid virus. According to the Nigerian centre for disease control, more than 13,000 people have been infected and the total number of cases have surpassed 100,000.
Yesterday the 11th of January 2021, the FG announced to the public that the earlier proposed school resumption across the country has been cancelled till further notice due to second wave of covid-19 ravaging the nation. When asked the national President of the Academy Staff Union of University, Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi concerning the cancellation, here is what he said Our concerns are rooted in the safety of our members. What happens to congested hostels, crowded classrooms? What flexible arrangements that are
It was a major setback to the suspension of ASUU strike yesterday, when news filtered in that the Non-teaching staff in Nigerian Universities has vowed not to resume back to work if the lopsidedness in the sharing formula of the about N40bn Earned Allowances (EA) that is about to released is not reviewed. According to dailytrust, this warning was given by the three unions in institutions -the National Association of Academic Technologists (NAAT), Non-Academic Staff Union of Educational and Associated Institutions
National President, Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) Professor Biodun Ogunyemi has lambasted and refuted insinuations that the Union is planning to embark on another strike action.
The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) called off its nine-month-old strike last month. The union has earlier asked the Federal Government to review the resumption date announced by the National University Commission (NUC) which directed all the universities in the country to resume activities on the 18th of January 2021. In an interview with Channels Tv on Tuesday, the chairman of the union Professor Biodun Ogunyemi said that they are concerned about the safety of their members. Professor Ogunyemi
Few days after the ASUU leadership suspended its over nine months old industrial action, information gathered, have also revealed that workers of Ondo State-owned tertiary institutions, on Monday, suspended their 14-day warning strike. The workers under the aegis of the Joint Action Committee of the Ondo State Tertiary Institutions, had embarked on the strike following non-payment of their salaries and allowances by the state government. However, according to punchng, the workers announced their decision to
Two weeks after suspending their nine-month-old strike, university teachers have accused the Federal Government of reneging on the agreement reached with the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU). According to TheGuardian, the dons, in a statement, said the government was yet to pay their December salaries, while “illegal” deductions were still to be refunded. In the release, the union said the government had “again failed to honour its agreement on payment of not only outstanding salaries of members
ASUU may resume strike in Feb, varsity unions war over N40bn The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) on Wednesday said it has “conditionally” suspended the strike action it embarked on in March over the backlog of unmet agreements between its members and the federal government. The suspension takes effect from 12:01 a.m. Thursday, the statement released by the union read, making it the longest strike in the history of the country since 1999. The union said it has suspended the nine-month-old strike
Following the suspension of the 9 months ASUU strike, which was as a result of meeting the demands the union brought before the Federal government, half way, and show of commitment by the Federal government to meet all their demands, even though, no time frame was given due to the nation's economy among other reasons. Students and parents were brightened and happy when the Academic Staff Union Of Universities ASUU, announced the suspension on Wednesday in a press conference. In an interview with the Punch in
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Politicians Propose Varsities To Impress Constituents-ASUU The Academic Staff Union of Universities has said Nigerian politicians are proposing the establishment of more tertiary institutions to impress their constituents.This remark was made by the president of ASUU, Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi, in reaction to the recently proposed 235 new tertiary institutions by the National Assembly.
ASUU President Speaks On Insecurity. The national president of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Biodun Ogunyemi, has said the security challenges faced by universities and the society at large could only be surmounted when injustice and mass poverty are speedily tacked by the government.
Sequel to the confusion regarding the resumption of lecturers back to classes after the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, suspended it over nine months old strike weeks ago, Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi, ASUU National President, was on Channels Television’s Sunrise Daily on Tuesday, to make clarification on the contentious issue. The Academic Staff Union of Universities, Chairman, Ogunyemi, on Tuesday, insisted that Nigerian universities in the country are not ready to re-open at the moment. The Union said
Even though the Academic Staff Union of Universities had called off its over nine months old industrial action earlier in the week, the crisis rocking the educational system in the country seems to be far from over as the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP) has said the body could embark on strike in the first quarter of 2021. According to SaharaReporters, the President of the union, Anderson Ezeibe, revealed that even though the union had yet to take a position on the issue but would not rule out
The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU Suspended Its nine months old strike after some of their conditions were met. The strike was reportedly called off after the meeting between the Federal Government and members of the Academic Union of the Universities on Tuesday. The strike which began just like a joke on the 9th March, 2020 as a warning strike was declared indefinite on the 23rd of March, 2020 and continued until on Tuesday, before it was called off. According to reports, ASUU president Ogunyemi
The minister of Labour and employment, Chris Ngige has reassured Nigerian of his commitment in ensuring that Academic staff union (ASUU) of universities do not go on strike . He made this known when he featured on channel TVs program politics Today on Wednesday 23 December 2020, hours after prof Ogunyemi, ASUU president made a pronouncement on calling off its long industrial action conditionally. Mr Ngige , who noted that been a father he knows what it feels like , considering the fact that three of his wards
ASUU May Resume Strike In February – Prof. Ogunyemi The National President of Academic Staff Union of Universities, Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi, on Wednesday, disclosed that the union might resume its suspended strike in February if the Federal Government fails to implement agreements signed with lecturers. Prof. Ogunyemi during an interview with Punch disclosed why ASUU ended the nine-month strike. While ASUU ended its strike, Non-academic unions in universities on Wednesday threatened to go on strike over N40bn
Congratulations to all universities students as ASUU call off it strike The academic staff union of universities (ASUU) has call off it (9) nine month strike. The (9) nine month strike which started on the " 9th of March 2020 ”, it started with two weeks warning strike in other to remind the Federal government to pay salaries of lecturers who are not using the Integrated Personnel and Payroll Information System (IPPIS). According to the asuu president , "prof Biodun Ogunyemi ” who stated that the
The academic union of universities ASUU, on Wednesday, 23rd of December, 2020, conditionally suspend or call off the nine (9) months long industrial action (strike), that started since March 2020. The National ASUU President, Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi The National ASUU President, Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi, who disclosed this during a meeting briefing, after the union's ongoing negotiations with the Federal Government of Nigeria, warned that, they will return to strike without notice, if the Federal Government failed
The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has said that Nigerian Universities may not resume exercises amidst the second rush of Covid pandemic. The college lecturers association cancelled its strike as of late, after a since quite a while ago and has drawn exchange with government experts for a superior working condition. The strike went on for 9-months and academic activities were scheduled to resume on January 18. The most recent revelation by ASUU National President, Biodun Ogunyemi is possible
Dr. Chris Ngige, the honorable Minister of Labour and Employment, has openly stated that he will do everything to make sure that the union (ASUU) does not embark on another industrial strike action. The Minister stressed he has three children in public institutions in the country and they are also affected by the unions strike, so, therefore, resolving the problem with the Academic Staff Union Of Universities, was his topmost priority. He made this statement hours after the Academic Staff Union of University