News - ASUU

University Teachers Blast FG Over Insecurity

1 week ago /
Security 

The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, says the federal government must accept responsibility for the failure to manage crisis in the country, leading to the killings of several persons.

NANS Seeks Benchmark For Fees, Advocates Electronic Voting System

1 month ago /
Education 

The National Association of Nigeria Students, NANS is calling on the FEDERAL GOVERNMENT to set a twenty-thousand-naira benchmark for tuition fees to avoid exorbitant charges by some public universities

Former ASUU President Asobie Advocates More Youth Activism In Politics

1 month ago /
Education 

Former President of The Academic Staff Union of Universities,  Professor Assisi  Asobie says the move  to  give young people more leadership opportunities in the country, should not be for just anyone but youths with the right consciousness for redirecting Nigeria towards the path of rebirth and the much needed transformation.

Jega Slams Lawmakers For Demanding Gratification For Oversight Duties

1 month ago /
Nation 

Former Chairman of Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Professor Attahiru Jega, has expressed  worry over what he described as the resort to asking for gratifications  by members of the National Assembly while on oversight duties.

University Workers Strike Looms Again

1 month ago /
Nation 

Three non-teaching staff unions of Nigerian universities are threatening to begin strike on Friday, may 25, 2018

Sexual Harassment In Nigerian Tertiary Institutions

3 months ago /
Nation 

In the last two weeks, an audio recording of a lecturer with the Obafemi Awolowo University, OAU, allegedly demanding for sex from a female student in order to upgrade her very poor marks went viral on social media.

University Workers Suspend Three Months Strike

4 months ago /
Education 

Three Nigerian University Non-Teaching Staff Unions have suspended their 3months old strike.  

Jega, Oshiomhole Urge Labour To Venture Into Politics

4 months ago /
Nation 

Immediate past chairman of the independent national electoral commission and past president of the academic staff union of universities, ASUU, professor Attahiru Jega is pushing for Labour Leaders to venture into politics to understand better the end result of workers agitation for welfare.

House Of Reps Seeks Review Of ASUU, Government Agreement

5 months ago /
Education  Nation 

Nigerian lawmakers have fingered the non-implementation of the 2009 agreement between the government and university teachers union ASUU for the incessant crisis in the universities.

 

Striking Varsity Workers Unions Accuse FG Of Ignoring Them

5 months ago /
Education 

After more than one month of strike three non-teaching universities are accusing the federal government of remaining deaf and dumb to their plight.

Unpaid Salaries: ASUU, Ekiti Varsity Raises Alarm

6 months ago /
Education  Nation 

Members of the Academic Staff Union Of Universities (ASUU) Ekiti State University branch are calling on all relevant stakeholders in the education sector, including its national body, to wade into the issue of their unpaid salaries and other remunerations by the Ekiti State Government. Chairman of ASUU, Ekiti State University, Professor...

SSANU, NASU, Others Shut Down OAU In Protest

7 months ago /
Nation 

The workers of Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife, have staged a protest on Tuesday, November 28, over what they call a disparity in earned allowance shutting down the institution in the process. The workers claim that the allowance sent from the Federal Government is not evenly distributed, protesting “injustice in the...

Cross River University: Students Lock Out Management, Staff Over Asuu Proposed Strike

8 months ago /
Education  Nation 

For more than four hours on Wednesday, , the management and staff of cross river university of technology (CRUTECH), Calabar campus, were held hostage   by students of the institution. The students’ action followed the resumption of strike action by CRUTECH’s branch of academic staff union of universities (ASUU).  the national executive...

Nigeria’s Economic Growth Is Fragile – MPC

9 months ago /
Business and Economy  

Amidst news about Nigeria’s exit from recession, the Central Bank Governor (CBN), Godwin Emefiele,  has called for the implementation of policies that will sustain Nigeria’s economic growth due to the fragile state of the growth. This call was made during the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) bi-monthly meeting on Tuesday. During the meeting,...

Three Unions Suspend Strike

9 months 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

10 months 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

10 months 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

10 months 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

10 months 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

10 months 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...


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