• LAUTECH students appeal for end to strike

    LAUTECH students appeal for end to strike

    Students of the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), Ogbomoso, have appealed to the Oyo and Osun state governments, owners of the institution, to take steps to end the ongoing strike.

    They described the lack of resolution of the industrial action for the past five months as one capable of putting their academic careers in jeopardy.

    The students have been staying at home since June when workers of the university embarked on strike over non-payment of salaries.

    But some of the students who visited […]

  • 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 […]

  • BREAKING: ASUU breathes fire, threatens to go on indefinite strike

    BREAKING: ASUU breathes fire, threatens to go on indefinite strike

    As the week nationwide warning strike by university lecturers ends today (Tuesday), lecturers under the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, are threatening to go on an indefinite strike if their demands are not met.

     

    Chairman of the University of Nigeria, Nsukka Chapter of ASUU, Dr. Ifeanyi Abada, made this known on Tuesday in Nsukka, Enugu State.

    “ASUU was left with no option than to proceed on the one-week warning strike; failure to meet our demands, we will go on an indefinite strike, Abada told […]

  • Strike: Release Our N800bn, ASUU Chair Tells FG

    Strike: Release Our N800bn, ASUU Chair Tells FG

    According to reports, the chairman of the Nasarawa state University, Keffi (NSUK) chapter of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Dr. Nghargbu K’tso, has asked the federal government to release the outstanding N880 billion meant for critical intervention projects of university education as a way to avert strike action by the union.

    K’tso urged government to show more commitment to the funding of universities and welfare of lecturers in order to save the country’s university system from collapsing.

    He regretted that […]

  • Blame federal government ASUU tells Nigerians

    Blame federal government ASUU tells Nigerians

    The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), on Friday stated it would not fold its hands and watch federal and state governments kill public universities.

    The union has asked stakeholders and the general public to direct their grievances against the ongoing one-week strike to the Federal Government.

    Speaking through its chapter in the Bayelsa State-owned Niger Delta University (NDU), ASUU insisted that the industrial action was for the best interest of development of tertiary education in the country.

    Addressing a press conference at the school’s auditorium, […]

  • FUT Minna joins ASUU one week warning strike

    FUT Minna joins ASUU one week warning strike

    ASUU members in the Federal University of Technology Minna have joined their counterparts on a one-week warning strike to press home their demand for improved working conditions.

    According to a correspondent of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), who visited the two campuses of the university on Thursday, students were found idling away as the lecturers stayed away from classes.

    The strike is in compliance with the directive of the ASUU national secretariat.

    Commenting on the development, Mr Musa Ibrahim, a student of […]

  • UNILAG lecturers join ASUU one-week warning strike

    UNILAG lecturers join ASUU one-week warning strike

    Lecturers of the University of Lagos on Wednesday complied with the directive of the Academic Staff Union of Universities to its members nationwide to begin a one-week warning strike.

    A News Agency of Nigeria correspondent who visited the university campus reports that students were found milling around and idling away, as lecturers stayed away from classes.

    A 400 level Civil Engineering student, who simply identified himself as Biodun, pleaded with the Federal Government to intervene and accede to the lecturers’ demands.

    Biodun said: […]

  • Kebbi varsity joins one-week ASUU strike

    Kebbi varsity joins one-week ASUU strike

    It was gathered that the Academic Staff Union of Universities, Kebbi State University of Science and Technology chapter on Wednesday joined the nationwide one-week warning strike declared by the national secretariat of the union.

    The Branch Chairman of the union, Dr. Sa’adu Umar, announced this in a statement he signed and made available to the News Agency of Nigeria in Aliero on Wednesday.

    According to Umar, the union has joined the industrial action in in compliance with the directive of the national […]

  • ATBU joins ASUU strike

    ATBU joins ASUU strike

    The Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, ATBU, Bauchi, chapter of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, has joined members of the union in other universities to embark on a one-week warning strike to drive home their agitations.

     

    Mr Adamu Babayo, ASUU chairman, ATBU chapter told newsmen in Bauchi that the strike followed the decisions arrived at by the union’s National Executive Council, NEC, at its meeting in Abuja on Saturday.

    Babayo said part of the union’s grievances include: the non -revitalization of nation’s […]

  • ASUU talks tough ahead of meeting with senate

    ASUU talks tough ahead of meeting with senate

    Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, has vowed to go on with its warning strike billed to commence today despite the intervention of the Senate.

    Biodun Ogunyemi, National Chairman of the union stated this to newsmen.

    Recall that the academic body had on Monday threatened to embark on a one week warning strike over the failure of the Federal Government to fulfill an agreement reached in 2013.

    Following its threat, the Senate had yesterday urged President of the senate, Bukola Saraki to intervene […]

  • UNIZIK to join ASUU warning strike

    UNIZIK to join ASUU warning strike

    It was gathered that the Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka has said it will to join the one-week warning strike against the non-implementation of agreements reached in 2009 and 2013.

    The Chairman of the Academic Staff Union of Universities in the institution, Prof. Dennis Aribodor, told newsmen in Awka on Tuesday that it had constantly reminded the government of the need to implement the agreements.

    Aribodor said that part of the agreements were the shortfall in salaries leading to payment of fractions of […]