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.
The threat of the Academic Staff Union of Universities to restart strike action has been handled by the Federal Government. According to Politics Nigeria, ASUU has vowed to continue its strike action due to the Nigerian government's refusal to honour agreements struck with the union. Recall Last March, ASUU went on strike in protest of the Federal Government's requirement that all of its employees register for the Integrated Personnel and Payroll Information System.
As we all know, the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) embarked on nationwide indefinite strike since March 2020, due to Unpaid Earned Academic Allowances (EAA), revitalization of Universities, salaries payment platform University Transparency and Accountability Solution (UTAS) against federal government Integrated Payroll and Personal Information Systems (IPPIS). The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) is ruining the nation education system and student are held captive, Why? Integrated Payroll
Over the years, the normal academic calendar of Nigerian universities had hardly ever been devoid of hitches. This, however, has been occasioned by the lingering ASUU strike in most federal and state universities; to the aggrieved lecturers, this is as a result of the irresponsibility and negligence of the government. On March this year, ASUU began a nationwide strike to call on the government to remove the Integrated Personnel and Payroll Information System (IPPIS). To them, this system does not favour the
Let me start by saying that ASUU doesn't just fight for salaries and allowances for its members, it also fights for their rights.Let's see some of their major achievements over the years.1.
January 13th, 2020. ASUU embarked on a nationwide industrial action on March 23, 2020, following its dispute with the Federal Government over their insistence on the implementation of the IPPIS in the payment of University lecturers' salaries and allowances, as against the ASUU-developed homegrown payment platform, UTAS. As a result of their actions, this saw all Educational activities to be temporarily suspended nationwide due to the Strike and the Covid-19 out surge. The lingering strike has indeed shattered
The Academic Staff Union Of Universities (ASUU) has threatened to resume strike in February 2021 of the government fails to fulfill all parts or the promises it made to the union during the course of their agreement. This was made known by chairman of the union Professor Biodun Ogumyemi in an interview with PUNCHNg in Lagos on Wednesday. The interview reports came in hours after the union agreed to call off its 9 months old strike which has perverted academic activities at university level in government owned
The ASUU president prof. Biodun Ogunyemi has announced the conditional suspension of their nine months old strike. He told news reporters that the National Executive council NEC resolved to suspend the strike conditionally, but also noted that if the government fails to fulfill their part of the agreement, the union will resume their strike action again without any notice. The unions president did not give any specific date which universities are to Resume and this is due to the covid-19 protocols been observed.
The national chairman of ASUU, Prof Biodun Ogunyemi has expressed some level of optimism and commended the federal government for swift response to the union agreements after the long tussle. It may be recalled that earlier yesterday the delegates of ASUU and federal government had a meeting which the following are the resolutions from the meeting : ➖➖➖➖➖ Resolutions of ASUU-NEC meeting held from Tuesday night to early hours of Wednesday has emerged! The resolutions are as follows: The #40 billion
ASUU has been on strike since 9th of March, 2020 (9 months), and it has been negotiation after negotiation that we keep getting from them and government. Some of the major problems that made ASUU to embark on this long strike are; settlement of the 2009 memorandum of understanding between FG and ASUU on the issue of revitalizing public varsities across the Nation, payment of withheld allowances, mode of payment ( IPPIS or UTAS), among others. Government and the educational body recently agreed on many terms,
The National Association of Academic Technologists (NAAT) has cautioned the government against tolerating a compensation installment stage planned by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) called University Transparency and Accountability Solution (UTAS). It said the public authority must not permit itself to be coerced by any association to acknowledge the speakers' foundation, adding that NAAT had likewise worked diligently to create its own foundation called Tertiary Institutions Integrity Payroll
I am so happy to hear that the Academic Union Staff of Universities (ASSU) has called off the 9-month-old strike. We all know what led to the strike, in case you have forgotten, let me remind you of what made ASUU to embark on 9 months strike. Remember, ASUU asked the Federal government to pay universities revitalization money, allowances, remove them from IPPIS payment platform and pay them their withheld salary, but FG refused to meet their demands, which resulted to 9 months of industrial strike. After 9
It's been over 268 days that the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) and the Nigerian Federal Government had been discussing on the ASSU demands, and now university students have taken to social media to call for an end to the over eight months strike. With the hashtag #EndASUUStrikeNow, students expressed their dissatisfaction with the ways the federal government and joint-bodies of Nigerian lecturers are handling the unending strike actions. See some of their reactions below; Nigerian Government and
The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) went on strike on the 23rd of March 2020, due to the failure of the Federal Government of Nigeria to meet their demands. There have been many meetings between the Federal Government and ASUU in recent times but they have always ended up in deadlock. And the Students in Public Universities have been very much affected by the Strike. As they have been at home for more than eight (8) months now with nearly or no hope of returning back to school soon. Its already the
Good news to all Nigerian students and Nigeria as a whole as ASUU (Academic staff union of universities) suspends its strike. The suspension of the strike will take take effect as of 12:01 on Thursday of this month. Asuu has stated that it has “conditionally” suspended the strike it began in the month of March, earlier this year. The reason for the strike was as a result of the increase of unmet agreements between its members and the federal government. The nine month old strike is the oldest in the history
The National Association of Technical Engineers (NAAT) has warned the federal government against adopting a payroll system developed by the Academic Staff Union (ASUU) called Transparency and Accountability Solution (UTAS). The statement said the government should not allow itself to be defamed by a union to approve the teachers' scheme, adding that NAAT had also worked hard to develop its own Tertiary Institutions Integrity Payroll system. System (TIIPS). Not to be outdone, the Association of Senior University
The vice-chancellor made the remarks at a press conference at the campus on Wednesday. "Students have already registered before the strike, which makes it easier for the university class to move there. It's very simple, ”he said. According to Mr. Na'Allah, all the courses offered by the university are currently being taught. ASUU launched a nationwide strike on March 23 to press for funding to revitalize universities and university staff allowances. o'i, to pay the minimum wage of teachers, and to stop using
Prior to the ongoing ASUU strike that started on March this year, The government refusal to accept ASUU payment platform and also the refusal to fulfill it's previous promises led to the association going on strike. The Union found great fault in the IPPIS payment mode and termed it inconsistent and unreliable. In relation to that, the union brought it's favoured payment platform named UTAS. On Wednesday 23rd of December, The Academic Staff Union of University (ASUU), called off its strike, that started since
The academic staff union of universities named ASUU was reported the suspension of the eight months strike stated from march 2020 to date. Sahara reporters and other online newspapers gathered that the academic staff union of universities was reached a credible agreement with Nigerian government over the academic situation and other allowances owned by the ASUU members. They reached that the proposed integrated personal payroll information system named IPPIS will be banned from every member of the academic staff
The Association of university lecturers of Nigeria (ASUU) has called off its strike, which began in March 2020. The group made the announcement at a press conference on Wednesday morning. The announcement was made by ASUU President Biodun Ogunyemi during a meeting in Abuja, where he elaborated on how the union has achieved this. ASUU said it accepted the offer from the federal government and agreed to withdraw after nine months. The Nigerian government and ASUU have been at loggerheads over whether to call off