No plan to embark on strike again ‘ASUU

No plan to embark on strike again ‘ASUU

Reading Time: < 1 minute The Academic Staff Union of Universities(ASUU) has debunk rumours that it will resume the strike action which it called off last month. In a telephone interview yesterday, the president of the Union, Prof Biodun Ogunyemi stated that ASUU has no intention of  resuming the strike. Recall that a twitter handle, Official_ASUU @ ASUUNGR has twitted, “Thinking of going on another strike 3 months strike action”, prompting many Nigerians to think that the Union was contemplating…

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Nigerian student says Nigeria is a failed state

Nigerian student says Nigeria is a failed state

Reading Time: < 1 minute Nabilah AbdulGafar Following the suspension of the November 4 industrial ASUU strike and the postponement of the 2019 general election, a Nigerian student has describe Nigeria as a failed state. At the early hours of today, the chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, professor Mahmood Yakub, while briefing newsmen at the commission’s headquarters, announced the postponement of the election due to some logistic and operational challenges. This is coming after the commission had…

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ASUU Strike: So far gone

ASUU Strike: So far gone

Reading Time: 4 minutes   Habeeb Akorede and Nabilah AbdulGafar The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) had on Monday, 5th November, 2018 embarked on a nation wide industrial strike action which lasted for not less than three months. During the exercise of the aforementioned, lectures in affiliated universities sized to hold. The strike which was borne as a result of lack of proper funding of public universities in Nigeria and other reasons as stated by ASUU that includes:…

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5 things LASU students should do as ASUU ends strike

5 things LASU students should do as ASUU ends strike

Reading Time: 2 minutes   Eletu Suliyat and Nabilah AbdulGafar The three – month – old ASUU strike is an epidemic that is capable of destroying one’s set goal and determination. However, one can maximize the period for personal development. These are five things to do as ASUU has finally ended the industrial actions: 1) Resumption: Lasuites should resume immediately the strike is being called off because time waits for no man. All means of communication should also be…

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At last, ASUU decides on the ongoing strike

At last, ASUU decides on the ongoing strike

Reading Time: < 1 minute Nabilah AbdulGafar Following the direction of the National President of ASUU, Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi, on Monday, 4th January 2019, directing all chapters of the union to conduct a referendum in order to decide whether or not the ongoing three months strike would be called off. The congress of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, have voted to continue the ongoing strike. The decision was reached after the referendum was held on Tuesday, 5th January…

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FG reveals when ASUU strike would be called-off

FG reveals when ASUU strike would be called-off

Reading Time: < 1 minute The Federal Government has disclosed when the ongoing strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, would be called off. Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu said: “The ongoing industrial action would be called off before Monday, I assured “. He made the disclosure while addressing newsmen in Abuja on Saturday. Adamu assured that students will soon return to school because almost all the issues under contention have been cleared off the table. He…

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ASUU strike may end soon as FG establishes NUPEMCO

ASUU strike may end soon as FG establishes NUPEMCO

Reading Time: 2 minutes Rizqoh Murtadho The Academic State Union of Universities, ASUU, yesterday, received the certificate of operation for Nigerian University Pension Management Company (NUPEMCO) from National Pension Commission, the regulatory agency for the country’s pension companies. The refusal of the regulatory agency to approve the teachers’ union’s pension commission for the operation was one of the major issues in the dispute between ASUU and the Federal Government. But President of ASUU, Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi, in a short message sent…

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NANS blasts ASUU, says they don’t care about students’ lives

NANS blasts ASUU, says they don’t care about students’ lives

Reading Time: 2 minutes Habeeb Akorede The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) had blasted ASUU via a post on its Official Twitter page @NANSNIG on Friday, January 11. This was following an initial tweeter thread by ASUU stating that it won’t call off the ongoing strike until FG implements the agreed proposal. The thread reads; “Strike update: The @ASUUNGR president has the following information for the general public, “Our members said they want to see evidence of satisfactory…

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Six facts you will care to know about the ongoing FG/ASUU meeting

Six facts you will care to know about  the ongoing FG/ASUU meeting

Reading Time: < 1 minute Nabilah AbdulGafar You will recall that the minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige, had earlier said that the FG have reached a partial agreement with ASUU with recourse to the last meeting. He said: “We have finished our deliberation for today (Monday). I am happy to report that we touched some areas of understanding in implementation from the Memorandum of Action which we agreed to in 2017. “Some of these areas we have…

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ASUU strike may end on Monday-Ngige

ASUU strike may end on Monday-Ngige

Reading Time: 2 minutes Rizqoh Murtadho I hope with the agreement reached that the union would call off the strike at  the next meeting scheduled for December 17,Ngige said. The Federal Government and the striking Academic Staff Union of Universities have reached a partial agreement, the Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige, announced on Monday. According to the News Agency of Nigeria, Ngige made the announcement at a reconciliation meeting in Abuja aimed at finding ways of…

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Breaking: ASUU strike continues as another meeting with FG ends in deadlock

Breaking: ASUU strike continues as another meeting with FG ends in deadlock

Reading Time: < 1 minute Habeeb Akorede. Federal government is taking all necessary steps to address ASUU’s demands.said,Ngige,minister of Labour. Another meeting between the federal government and the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) ended on Monday night without an immediate resolution of the dispute. The meeting which held at the Federal Ministry of Labour was to find a lasting solution to the ongoing strike by the university lecturers. At least four other meetings have been held between both parties…

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ASUU STRIKE: FG resumes discussion with lecturers

ASUU STRIKE: FG resumes discussion with lecturers

Reading Time: < 1 minute Habeeb Akorede The Federal Government of Nigeria has resumed discussion with the Leaders of Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) on Monday 10th November, 2018 over the ongoing strike. Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige is leading the FG team to meet with ASUU leaders in Abuja. The National President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Ayuba Wabba, is present at the meeting while ASUU President, Professor Biodun Ogunyemi led the union’s delegation…

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Members of ASUU should prepare for a long term strike.

Members of ASUU should prepare for a long term strike.

Reading Time: 2 minutes Rizqoh Omotoke. Federal government has not put anything on the table for revitalising the comatose education sector,yet busy mobilizing funds for re_election in 2019. Said, Deji Omole,president ASUU Ibadan zone. The National President, Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Professor Biodun Ogunyemi, has directed the striking lecturers in public universities to be ready for a very long strike. ASUU President, Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi ‘Plant what you eat’ He stated this in a bulletin he sent…

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ASUU says strike is total, indefinite, and comprehensive, warns lecturer against intimidation

ASUU says strike is total, indefinite, and comprehensive, warns lecturer against intimidation

Reading Time: 2 minutes  Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, had in it’s bulletin released on Friday warned it’s members against intimidation from the Federal Government and Vice Chancellors stating that the ongoing strike is total, indefinite and comprehensive. The bulletin which was signed by ASUU President, Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi has not less than 13 points addressed to members of the Union. The Union reacted to no-work-no-pay rule of the federal government saying “we understand that the no-work, no-pay circular…

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ASUU Strike: FG enforces no-work-no-pay on Lecturers

ASUU Strike: FG enforces no-work-no-pay on Lecturers

Reading Time: < 1 minute Habeeb Akorede The Federal Government of Nigeria has directed Vice Chancellors of the striking public universities and inter-varsity centers, to enforce no-work-no-pay rule on striking lecturers. This is following the several unsuccessful attempts of the Government to end the ongoing strike by lecturers of public Universities across the Nation. This directive was said to have been communicated to the universities in a memo sent on thursday 29 November, 2018 by the Nigerian Universities Commission (NUC)…

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A student association promises protest over Higher Institutions’ strike

A student association promises protest over Higher Institutions’ strike

Reading Time: 2 minutes Nabilah AbdulGafar Alliance of Nigerian Students Against Neo Liberal Attacks (ANSA) under the leadership of Comrade Femi Adeyeye declared its plan to stage a protest against the government over the Academic of Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) and College of Education Academic Staff Union (COEASU) ongoing strike. The protest is slated for Monday, 2nd December, 2018 at Abeokuta, Ogun state. This was said by the association’s leader in a press conference held yesterday, Thursday, November,…

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No plans to end strike soon, ASUU warns.

No plans to end strike soon, ASUU warns.

Reading Time: 3 minutes The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, has warned that the ongoing strike by its members may be prolonged as no concrete resolution has been reached in the negotiation with the Federal Government. The union called on parents and students to show understanding over the development so as to save Nigeria’s university system from collapse. ASUU National President, Biodun Ogunyemi, made the appeal in an interview in Lagos. University lecturers had on November 5 embarked…

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