ASUU strike: UNILORIN resumes tomorrow

From LAYI OLANREWAJU, Ilorin The University of Ilorin has fixed Monday, October 24, 2022, for resumption of academic activities on campus. This followed the ratification of its amended academic calendar by the university’s Senate at its 291st meeting on Friday. A statement by the university’s director, corporate affairs, Mr. Kunle Akogun, indicated that final year […]

ASUU is Coming to Equity with Unclean Hands – By Tochukwu Ezukanma

By Tochukwu Ezukanma | Lagos, Nigeria | October 16, 2022 – The strike by the Academic Staff of University Union (ASUU) is taking a crushing toll on Nigeria. Basically, ASUU has legitimate grievance. It is insisting that the federal government must uphold its earlier agreements with ASUU before ASUU members can return to work. The earlier […]

University Teacher’s Strike: Why Nigerian Govt Is Not Perturbed – By Ugochukwu Ejinkeonye

By Ugochukwu Ejinkeonye | Lagos, Nigeria | October 16, 2022 – Now, let’s face it: there can only be one reason why the industrial action embarked upon by the teachers of Nigeria’s public universities since February 14 has been allowed to waste a whole seven months of the academic pursuit of many youths, and, indeed, their […]

ASUU Strike: Buhari to meet pro-chancellors of universities – Buhari Meets Pro-Chancellors of Universities, promises further consultations

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday met with the Chairman and select members of Pro-Chancellors of Federal Universities, promising to engage in further consultations with relevant stakeholders, towards ending the protracted strike by university lecturers, under the aegis of Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU). According to a statement signed by Special Adviser to the President […]

ASUU extends strike, further keeping students at home for the 7th straight month

After a series of heated discussions, the Academic Staff Union of Universities has decided to extend its ongoing strike, The PUNCH reliably learnt. The decision was taken after the National Executive Council meeting at the union’s headquarters at the University of Abuja on Monday morning. ASUU had declared the commencement of a strike on Monday, February 14, […]

ASUU Strike: FG insists on No-Work-No-Pay for lecturers

Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu on Thursday said the Federal Government would not pay salaries of members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) who had been on strike over the past six months He insisted that government would strictly apply strictly the “no work, no pay policy” stressing that the striking lecturers would […]

My Thoughts on ASUU Strike – By Dr. Leonard K. Shilgba

By Dr. Leonard K. Shilgba | NNP | August 17, 2022 MY THOUGHTS ON ASUU STRIKE Lagos State universities are not on strike! I am yet to understand why academic staff of  state-owned universities often abandon their classrooms  when ASUU declares a trade dispute with the Federal Government, not State Governments, over noncompliance with agreements […]

Ahmed Musa slams politicians over ASUU strike

Super Eagles striker and captain, Ahmed Musa, has expressed his dissatisfaction and disappointment with Nigerian leaders over their lackadaisical approach to the ongoing ASUU strike. The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has been at loggerheads with the government over the welfare and running of Nigerian Universities for over twenty years. And the status quo […]

Tansian University awards 5,000 ex-sex workers scholarships

Tansian University awards 5,000 ex-sex workers scholarships Tansian University, Umunya, Anambra Tansian University, Umunya, Anambra has awarded full scholarships to 5,000 repentant commercial sex workers and vulnerable people. Prof. Marcel Ezenwoye, the National President, CIEPUK, made this known in Abuja on Tuesday. The scholarships were awarded in partnership with Chartered Institute of Educational Practitioners, U.K. […]

LASU VC’s appointment based on merit, experts Say

With the appointment of professor of Physiology, Ibiyemi Olatunji-Bello, as the ninth substantive vice-chancellor of Lagos State University, experts have silenced critics, proving her appointment was based on merit and not ethnicity. Funmi Ogundare reports The appointment of Prof. Ibiyemi Olatunji-Bello as the ninth substantive vice-chancellor of the Lagos State University (LASU) has been a […]

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