News - ASUU

Three Unions Suspend Strike

1 day ago /
Education  Nation 

Three non-teaching staff unions of Nigerian universities have suspended a three-week old strike. The 3 unions are the Senior Staff Union Of Universities, SSANU, the national technologies, NAAT and the national association of educational and associated institutions, NASU. Briefing journalists in Abuja say the suspension is for one month pending Government’s fulfillment...

ASUU suspends strike

4 days ago /
Education 

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has suspended its five-week old strike following a  meeting with the Federal Government’s delegation. Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi, ASUU President announced this at a news conference after the  meeting with the Federal Government  on Monday in Abuja. He said the union  decided to conditionally suspend the...

FG reschedules meeting with non-academic staff unions of universities

1 week ago /
Education 

The Nigerian government has rescheduled a meeting with striking non-teaching staff of universities for Thursday, following the failure of unions to Honour Monday's appointment. The deputy director press in the ministry of Labour Samuel Olowokere said it's the desire of the Minister Of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, to have all...

ASUU Reaches Agreement With Federal Government

2 weeks ago /
Education 

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) where...

Three Unions Join The On-going ASUU Strike

2 weeks ago /
Education 

Three university non-teaching staff unions in Nigeria are set to join the on-going strike by the academic staff union of universities, ASUU. The unions’ basic grouse is government’s inability to implement the 2009 agreement it reached with all the unions in the universities, among others. The unions are the senior staff association...

Ngige Speaks On ASUU, Doctors Strike

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

Nigeria’s Minister Of Labour and employment Chris Ngige says the letter claimed to have been written to government by the academic staff union of universities, ASUU, when it boycotted a meeting by government, was not addressed to him. The minister who was speaking at a workshop of the organisation of trade...

V.P. Osinbajo To Drive FG’s Negotiations With ASUU

3 weeks ago /
Education 

Nigeria's vice President Yemi Osinbajo has stepped in to drive the ongoing negotiations between the federal government and the academic staff union of universities, ASUU.  Minister of labour and employment, Chris Ngige who briefed journalists at the end of Wednesday’s federal executive council meeting said the vice president's move will ensure...

BREAKING: ASUU Shuns Meeting With FG

3 weeks ago /
Nation 

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has refused to attend a meeting with the Federal Government scheduled for today. ASUU President, Biodun Ogunyemi, confirmed to reporters that the union will not attend the meeting. According to him, ASUU has met, discussed the new offer from the FG and submitted a proposal...

ASUU Strike: FG, Lecturers Meet Over Industrial Action

3 weeks ago /
Nation 

The Federal Government will today be meeting with lectures in Abuja, this is in a bid to resolve the ongoing industrial action by the  Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU). The meeting was called by the Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige, following the failure of ASUU to get...

Michael Okpara University Joins ASUU Strike

1 month ago /
Education 

As the indefinite strike of the Academic Staff Union Of Universities, ASUU continues, Michael Okpara university of agriculture, Umudike, branch of the association has restated its position to be part of the ongoing strike as resolved by the national body Briefing newsmen in Awka the Anambra state capital, the chairperson of...

SSANU Threatens Strike

1 month ago /
Education 

The Senior Staff Association Of Nigerian Universities (SSANU) has threatened to join the Academic Staff Union Of Universities, ASUU to go on strike SSANU President Samson Ugwoke in a telephone interview with ait said the federal government has failed to comply with the judgement of the national industrial court on staff...

JAMB Fixes Cut-Off Marks For Tertiary Institutions

1 month ago /
Nation 

Candidates seeking admission into tertiary institutions in Nigeria now have cause to smile as the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has fixed the minimum cut-off marks for 2017, despite the ongoing strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities. At a policy meeting on the 2017/2018 admission exercise in Abuja,...

FG, ASUU Meet In Abuja

1 month ago /
Nation 

The meeting between the Federal Government and the leadership of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has commenced in Abuja. The meeting is expected to address recommendations in the 2009 agreement that are doable now. The Minister of Labour and Productivity, Dr Chris Ngige, has assured the Union that the government...

Senate Wade’s Into ASUU Strike

1 month ago /
Education 

The Nigerian senate committee on tertiary institutions wants the academic staff union of universities, ASUU to reconsider its position and call off the ongoing strike to allow proper negotiation between the federal government and the union. The committee chairman Jibrin Barau, says the action by the union shows a vote of...

We Didn’t Fulfil Promises Made To ASUU, Education Minister Admits

1 month ago /
Nation 

The Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, has admitted that the Federal Government failed to fulfil some of the promises made to the Academic Staff Union of Universities. Adamu said this while speaking with State House Correspondents after the weekly Federal Executive Council Meeting on Wednesday, two days after ASUU declared an...

ASUU Ends Crucial Meeting With Government

1 month ago /
Education 

The meeting between the leadership of the Academic Staff Union Of Universities (ASUU) and the minister of labour and employment Senator Chris Ngige ended a Tuesday night without a call off of the on going strike. The meeting held at the minister’s conference room, ministry of labour and employment, federal secretariat,...

Government Appeal To University Teachers To Suspend Ongoing Indefinite Strike

1 month ago /
Education 

The Nigerian government has appealed to university teachers to suspend the ongoing indefinite strike, in the interest of students writing promotion examinations. The appeal is contained in statements from the ministries of education and, labour and employment even as the national association of Nigerian students issued a 21-day ultimatum for the...

FG Appeals To ASUU To Call Off Strike

1 month ago /
Nation 

The Federal Government has asked the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) to suspend its ongoing industrial action, in the interest of the nation. Minister of Labour And Productivity, Dr. Chris Ngige made the appeal in a statement signed by the Deputy Director, Press in the ministry, Samuel Olowookere. According to Dr. Ngige,...

Government Reneged On A 2013 Memorandum Of Understanding -ASUU

1 month ago /

The Academic Staff Union Of Universities, ASUU has started an indefinite strike over government’s seriousness to review the already poorly implemented 2009 FGN/ASUU agreement. At a briefing in Abuja on Monday, ASUU president professor Biodun Ogunyemi said government has reneged on a 2013 memorandum of understanding. ASUU strike is coming barely one week...

ASUU To Embark On Indefinite Nationwide Strike

1 month ago /
Nation 

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) says it is prepared to embark on an indefinite nationwide industrial action. This is according to a statement signed by the president of the union, Biodun Ogunyemi, following an extensive discussion. Details to follow...


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