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February 25, 2021
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University lecturers on Monday expressed their readiness to resume academic activities next Monday as directed by the National Universities Commission (NUC). The lecturers, however, asked the Federal Government to guarantee their health and safety and that of students amid the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic. Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) President, Prof Continue Reading
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The Academic Staff Union of University (ASUU) on Wednesday “conditionally” suspended its strike, ending a protracted industrial action that started since March 2020. ASUU National President, Biodun Ogunyemi made the announcement during a briefing of the union in Abuja, explaining that the development followed the agreement reached with the Federal Government and a meeting Continue Reading
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The new President of the National Association of Nigerian Students, Sunday Asefon, has vowed to shut down all private universities in the country should the nine-month strike embarked on by members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities continue. The NANS president said this while speaking on a PUNCH Online interview programme, The Roundtable. He Continue Reading
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The strike embarked upon by the Academic Staff Union of Universities may soon be called off after an eight-hour meeting between ASUU leaders and federal government representatives ended on an amicable note. Briefing journalists after the eight-hour meeting, the Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige, said the dialogue was fruitful. ASUU’s president, Prof. […]Continue Reading
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Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) branches are divided over whether to accept the Federal Government’s offer and call off their eight-month-old strike. The union will harmonise the positions of zones and branches at a meeting in Abuja today. With some branches insisting that the government must meet all the demands before the strike is […]Continue Reading
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The Academic Staff Union of Universities, (ASUU) has criticised the Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System (IPPIS), saying it lacks the capacity to curb corruption in the university’s system. The union explained that the IPPIS was not a legal instrument that could dictate and tackle fraudulent activities of some university administrators insisting that the Continue Reading