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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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International Women’s Day: Strike, Protests Mars Celebration In Spain

For the second year running, Spanish women went on strike Friday for International Women’s Day, with several protests kicking off over what has become a hot topic in the country’s election campaign. “If we stop, the world stops.” Armed with this slogan, Spain’s largest unions CCOO and UGT organised a two-hour work stoppage — the…

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Nigeria: SSANU, NASU, NAAT Join ASUU, Declare Indefinite Strike

The Joint Action Committee of the Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU), Non-Academic Staff Union of Universities (NASU) and the National Association of Academic Technologists (NAAT) has stated that the unions will begin a “total and comprehensive indefinite” strike from Monday, joining their academic colleagues. THEWILL recalls that the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) had…

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Resident Doctors Begin Indefinite Strike

The National Executive Committee, NEC, of the National Association of Resident Doctors, NARD, early on Monday voted for a total and indefinite strike as they rebuffed recent attempt by the federal government to persuade them into suspending the industrial action. The resident doctors are embarking on a nationwide strike as a result of government’s failure…

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Senate Pleads With ASUU To Call Off Strike

The Senate has appealed to the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), to call off its ongoing strike in the interest of the students and Nigerians in general. Senator Jibrin Barau, Chairman, Senate Committee on Tertiary Institutions and TETFUND, made the appeal while addressing newsmen on Wednesday in Abuja. He said that while the Senate sympathized with…

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Students Association Pleads With ASUU To Resolve Dispute With FG

The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has pleaded with the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) to seek alternative avenues to resolve its dispute with the Federal Government. News that ASUU intends to begin an indefinite strike has been circulating in the media. Bestman Okereafor, the National Public Relations Officer of NANS, made the appeal in a statement issued in…

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FG Suspends Sack As Resident Doctors Agree To Call Off Strike

  The federal government has suspended the sack of members of the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) pending the conclusion of the ongoing negotiations on the matter. This was part of the resolutions reached at the mediatory meeting initiated by the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Yakubu Dogara, between the federal…

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FG Orders Sack of Striking Resident Doctors – Here’s Why!

  The Minster of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, yesterday directed the chief medical directors and medical director of federal tertiary hospitals to fill the vacancies created by resident doctors who have “abandoned” their training programme by refusing to report for work. This directive was contained in a circular signed by the permanent secretary, Federal Ministry…

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