Tag Archives: Academic Staff Union of Nigerian Universities

ASUU Strike: Another meeting between lecturers, govt to hold Monday

The federal government will meet with the Academic Staff Union of Nigerian Universities (ASUU) on Monday December 10, over the ongoing nationwide strike. The Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, made this known in a statement signed by the Director of Press in the Ministry, Samuel Olowookere, in Abuja.…

Why we agreed to suspend strike, and what we will do if betrayed — ASUU

The Academic Staff Union of Nigerian Universities on Monday suspended its one month, six days strike. The union has however said its battle with government is far from over. ASUU said it was suspending the strike till end of October for government to fulfill its pledges. The union directed university…

ASUU Strike: Lecturers meet Nigerian govt delegation

ASUU suspends strike, directs lecturers to resume tomorrow

The Academic Staff Union of Nigerian Universities, ASUU, has officially suspended its one month, six days strike. ASUU said it was suspending the strike till end of October for government to fulfill its pledges. The union directed university lecturers to resume duty from tomorrow, Tuesday. The suspension of the strike…

Universities, Polytechnics underutilised N22.3bn in 10 years —TETFUND

The Tertiary Education Trust Fund, TETFund, on Wednesday expressed regrets that institutions which benefitted from the N22.3 billion intervention fund in the last 10 years underutilised the funds. The Chairman, Board of Trustees of the fund, Musa Babayo, said this at a capacity building programme for laboratory technologists in tertiary…

ASUU set for fresh showdown with Nigerian government over new payroll system

Palpable tension envelopes universities across the country as ASUU dares FG on IPPIS.   There is palpable tension in Nigerian universities, with the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, boycotting the ongoing Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System, IPPIS, seminar in Port Harcourt, Rivers State. Lecturers are bent on downing…

ASUU cautions on forceful opening of universities as Jonathan meets lecturers

University lecturers have been on strike since July 1. The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, on Sunday cautioned President Goodluck Jonathan against an alleged plan by the president to direct that all universities be forcefully opened and lectures commence despite the ongoing strike by the lecturers. The union stated…

ASUU Strike: Police arrest killer cop of FUTA student

A university undergraduate was murdered by a trigger happy cop. (more…)

ASUU strike worsens as FG insists on ‘re-negotiating’ 2009 agreement

The government also put the unemployment figure at 23.9%. (more…)