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Nigeria’s University Lecturers, ASUU Threaten Fresh Strike Nationwide Over Unpaid N22billion Allowances

Nigeria’s University Lecturers, ASUU Threaten Fresh Strike Nationwide Over Unpaid N22billion Allowances

The Academic Staff Union of Universities, on Monday, gave the Federal Government a 21-day ultimatum over the failure of the government to implement the agreement reached with it. The ASUU President, Prof Emmanuel Osodeke, who spoke during a press briefing at the University of Abuja, blamed the Federal Government for failing to honour the agreement...

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ASUU rejected planned N1m undergraduate school fees, says Osodeke

ASUU rejected planned N1m undergraduate school fees, says Osodeke

The National President of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, Emmanuel Osodeke, has revealed how the union, during its last negotiations, rejected Federal Government’s plan to increase school fees of all university students to N1m. He said government’s plan was to open an education bank and give each student a loan of N1m annually at...

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FG ADDRESSED ONLY 2 OF THE 8 DEMANDS WE MADE- ASUU

FG ADDRESSED ONLY 2 OF THE 8 DEMANDS WE MADE- ASUU

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) on Thursday said only two of its eight demands have so far been met by the Federal Government in the last nine months.​ The Ibadan Zone of the union made this known in a statement after its meeting at the Ladoke Akintola University (LAUTECH), Ogbomoso chaired by its...

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ASUU threatens legal actions against DSS over alleged assault

ASUU threatens legal actions against DSS over alleged assault

The Kano Zone of ASUU is set to institute legal action against the Department of State Service (DSS) over an alleged assault of one of its members. Chairman of the Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) chapter of the union, Prof. Rabiu Nasiru, made the declaration at a news conference he addressed on Friday in Zaria, Kaduna...

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ASUU Condemns Approval Of 20 New Varsities

ASUU Condemns Approval Of 20 New Varsities

Following the approval of 20 new private universities by the Federal Executive Council, some stakeholders in University education in Nigeria, on Thursday, have cautioned against the proliferation of universities in the country. In separate interviews with the News Agency of Nigeria, in Benin, the stakeholders said there was nothing to justify the approval when the...