Tag Archives: ASUU

#EndSARS: Gbajabiamila Won’t Approve 2021 Budget Without Compensation For Police Brutality Victims

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has disclosed he will not sign off on a 2021 budget that does not include adequate compensation for those who have suffered Police brutality in the last decade. Gbajabiamila also said he would also not sign the 2021 Appropriation Bill presently before the National Assembly if implementation of…

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Update: FG Agrees To Disburse ASUU N30bn Earned Allowance, Others

The federal government has reached an agreement with the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) in a Thursday meeting convened to end the seven-month strike declared by the union. According to Punch, government team led by Minister of Labour, Chris Ngige, his minister of state, Festus Keyamo (SAN), and others have release N30bn earned academic allowance to the university…

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FG, ASUU Meet To Resolve Ongoing Strike Amid #EndSWAT Protests

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, on Thursday resumed negotiations with the leadership of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) to resolve ongoing strike action over the implementation of a salary payment platform. For over six months, university lecturers have refused to resume work owing to controversies surrounding the implementation of the Integrated…

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Students, Vice Chancellor Locked Out Of Lagos University As ASUU Protests Resumption

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) and the Non-Academic Staff Union of Universities (NASU) on Monday prevented the resumption of the Lagos State University (LASU) over the payment of the minimum wage. According to Punch, four staff unions including the Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities and the National Association of Academic Technologists locked out the…

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ASUU Condemns Sexual Harassment Bill, Says It’s “Targeted At Male Lecturers”

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has condemned the sexual harassment and rape bill recently passed by the Nigerian Senate, alleging that it is targeted at lecturers. Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi, the National President of ASUU while speaking at a Town Hall meeting with critical stakeholders in Jos on Monday, July 13, said the bill which is…

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ASUU Threatens To Embark On Strike, Following FG’s Failure To Keep Promises

The Academic Staff Union of Universities(ASUU) has made it clear that it might embark on another strike following the failure of the Federal Government to meet up with its initial promises. The Union said this late on Wednesday that its members should not be held responsible if there is any disruption in the university system.…

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ASUU Speaks On Calling Off Strike

The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, on Sunday dismissed claims that it has called off the ongoing strike. ASUU stated this while urging the public to “ignore any announcement” that the industrial action has been called off. A Twitter user @Buiketalk had stated: “After @officialEFCC that year, @ASUUNGR is becoming my favourite public service…

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Strike: Stop Distracting Us, Buhari Tells Labour Unions, ASUU

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday told various labour unions not to distract his administration from fixing the nation’s infrastructure. Buhari said this while receiving members of the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) at the Presidential Villa in Abuja, the nation’s capital. The President’s comment is in the wake of the ongoing strike embarked by…

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