• ASUU ends one-week warning strike, asks lecturers to go back to work

    ASUU ends one-week warning strike, asks lecturers to go back to work

    According to reports, the Academic Staff Union of Universities on Tuesday confirmed that it had ended its one-week nationwide warning strike over the non-implementation of a 2009 agreement with the Federal Government.

    The President of ASUU, Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi, who said this in Abuja, urged lecturers to return to work.

     

    “We are making progress, especially with the intervention of the Senate. In the next one or two meetings, if we are able to get a clear path to the matter, we will […]

  • Senate and ASUU meeting ends in deadlock

    Senate and ASUU meeting ends in deadlock

    Six days after a meeting between the Senate and the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU ended in stalemate, a renewed of same to nip in the bud, ongoing warning strike, again ended in deadlock yesterday.

    At the end of the 8 hours meeting which ended 8.32 pm Monday, there was however no concrete agreement between the University lecturers and the lawmakers.

    Addressing Journalists after the meeting, Chairman Senate Committee on Tertiary Education, Senator Jibrin Barau, APC, Kano North said that both […]

  • ASUU and Senate meeting ends in deadlock

    ASUU and Senate meeting ends in deadlock

    Efforts by the Senate leadership led by the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, to avert the one-week warning strike already embarked on by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) on Wednesday met a brick wall, as the academics failed to shift ground.

    Briefing National Assembly Correspondents shortly after a closed-door meeting with the Senate leadership, the President of ASUU, Biodun Ogunyemi confirmed that the union has not called off the strike; saying they will meet with their members before any decision […]

  • Osinbajo’s meeting with Saraki, Dogara, APC governors ends in deadlock

    Osinbajo’s meeting with Saraki, Dogara, APC governors ends in deadlock

    Vice President Yemi Osinbajo’s meeting with the Senate President Bukola Saraki, House of Representatives Speaker Yakubu Dogara and the five governors of the All Progressives Congress (APC) ended in deadlock yesterday.

    The agenda of the meeting, which lasted over two hours at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, our sources said, included the alleged lopsided appointments, the Federal Government’s $30 billion loan request, among other issues.

    Indications that no decision was reached emerged when none of the five governors: Ibikunle Amosun (Ogun), Rochas Okorocha […]

  • Olubadan ends 19-year Igbo leadership tussle

    Olubadan ends 19-year Igbo leadership tussle

    The Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Saliu Adetunji, Aje Ogungunniso I, yesterday put an end to the 19 year-old leadership crisis that rocked the Igbo community in Ibadanland.

    The monarch installed Chief Alloy Obi, who settled in the city in 1972, as the new leader of the Igbo in the me­tropolis and its environs, during a brief ceremony held at his Popoyemoja pal­ace.

    Oba Adetunji noted that Obi was made Balogun of Ndigbo of Ibadan­land in 1996 and he has proven him­self to […]