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ASUU To Call Off 8-Month Long Strike After Nigerian Government Meets Demands

The Academic Staff Union of Universities on Friday agreed to call off its eight-month long strike which has crippled activities in public universities across Nigeria. According to PUNCH Newspapers, the union leadership reached the consensus during a meeting with the government team led by the Minister of Labour and Employment,  Dr Chris Ngige, in Abuja.  …

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#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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Nigerians Will Soon Start Stoning Their Senators – ASUU President

The National President of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi, says Nigerians would soon begin to pelt senators with stones for being insensitive to their plights as demonstrated by their plan to acquire exotic cars despite the harsh economic situation in the country. Ogunyemi stated this on Monday in an interview with…

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Breaking!!! President Buhari Set To Release N20 Billion To Nigeria Universities

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the release of N20 billion to revitalize public universities in line with the demands of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU. The Minister of Finance, Zainab Ahmed, made this disclosure in Abuja on Monday 24th September 2018. According to reports, she explained that the money for the universities would…

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ASUU Urges Payment of LAUTECH Staff Salaries After 10-Month Delay

Members of Ladoke Akintola University of Technology(LAUTECH), Ogbomosho, have been owed salaries for 10 months and the Academic Staff Union of Universities(ASUU) has called for the payment of the outstanding salaries. In an official statement issued by the ASUU Kano zone made available to the press, the body said “ASUU hereby calls on parents, workers…

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ASUU Agrees with FG, to Suspend Strike

Reports say that the striking university lecturers have reached a truce with the federal government and will suspend their industrial action anytime from now. The lecturers were represented by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) at a marathon meeting with the representatives of the Federal Government. ASUU is expected to convene its National Executive Council (NEC)…

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