Tag: Academic Staff Union of Universities

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Bernard DayoFebruary 9, 2019

ASUU suspend 3-month old strike, Boko Haram attacks Adamawa town and other stories that made the headlines this week

Here are the top stories that made the headlines this week: Atiku not Nigerian, caused Ekwueme’s presidential loss in 1999 ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqJune 30, 2018

The Late 5: Saraki, Tambuwal calls for sack of security chiefs, Don says higher degrees has had no impact on national growth and other stories

These are the stories that drove the conversation today: Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki says drastic action has to be taken ...

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AzeezNovember 14, 2016

ASUU to embark on nationwide warning strike

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has said it would commence a nationwide warning strike on Wednesday. In a ...

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AzeezNovember 3, 2016

This is not the change Nigerians voted for – ASUU

The National President of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi has said the situation of the country ...

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AzeezSeptember 14, 2016

No decision has been made to embark on strike- ASUU

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) on Tuesday said it has not taken any decision to declare an industrial ...

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AzeezSeptember 13, 2016

ASUU to embark on warning strike on October 2

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) on Monday said it would commence a warning strike on October 2, as ...

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AzeezSeptember 2, 2016

We can no longer guarantee industrial peace | ASUU wants N124billion from FG now

The Academic Staff Union of Universities on Friday demanded the payment of N124 billion it claims the Federal Government owes lecturers from 2013 ...

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Emmanuel ChidiogoApril 26, 2015

Olu Onemola: Let’s recognise the ‘tree shakers’ who got Buhari elected

by Olu Onemola …those that have worked to make Nigeria better – the activists, the vibrant academics, the ‘tell-the-truth-as-it-is’ journalists, ...

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Emmanuel ChidiogoSeptember 5, 2014

Nigerian universities will be ranked among top 500 – GEJ

by Laila Ibrahim  ‎President Goodluck Jonathan has assured Nigerians that subsequent governments after his administration will not have challenges in ...

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January 15, 2014

Opinion: Is homosexuality Nigeria’s biggest problem now?

by Moyo Salvador President Goodluck Jonathan has finally signed off on a bill to criminalize homosexuality with an attendant 14 ...

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January 12, 2014

ASUU sacks chairman, appoints caretaker committee

by Oke Efagene     The University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN) chapter of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), ...

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January 11, 2014

Opinion: Is the APC pursuing an Islamic agenda for 2015?

by Yekinni Shakiru When did an Oyegun, an Ngige, a Fayemi, an Oyinlola, a Boni Haruna, an Okorocha and all ...

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December 11, 2013

ASUU strike update: FG finally signs agreement with Union, classes to resume

by Isi Esene The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has finally signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Federal ...

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December 5, 2013

Report: ASUU chief blames Education Minister for on-going strike

by Akintomiwa Agbaje Dr. Karo Ogbinaka, the Chairman, University of Lagos Chapter of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has ...

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December 4, 2013

ASUU strike: “I have personally seen the balance” – Presidency provides ‘proof of payment’ of N200billion into account

The presidency on Wednesday laboured to prove it has actually paid the sum of N200bn into an account with the ...

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December 3, 2013

ASUU strike update: FG reveals it has now paid N200 billion for striking Union

by Rachel Ogbu Senior Special Assistant to the President on Public Affairs, Doyin Okupe has confirmed that the N200 billion ...

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December 2, 2013

We “shall never be cowed:” ASUU President vows to continue strike

by Muyiwa Daropale The president of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Nasir Fagge has insisted that the strike will ...

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November 28, 2013

UNILAG ASUU crisis deepens as lecturers bicker over resumption

by Akintomiwa Agbaje The crisis between the leadership of the University of Lagos and a faction of the union has ...

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November 23, 2013

ASUU lecturers secretly meet in Kano, aim for consensus agreement

The leadership of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, National Executive Council, weekend, met in Kano. The secret meeting,Vanguard ...

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November 22, 2013

ASUU strike: Ondo university lecturers shun resumption order, vow to resist intimidation

by Akintomiwa Agbaje The Akungba-Akoko chapter of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Adekunle Ajasin University, Ondo State and the ...

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November 21, 2013

Things fall apart: AAUA dumps ASUU strike, orders students to resume on Monday

by Akan Ido Things appear to be falling apart for the ongoing Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) strike as ...

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November 20, 2013

YNaija Editorial: ASUU, you are irresponsible

While we support the ASUU strike and their goal of improving our university education system, we have to also point ...

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November 12, 2013

ASUU Strike: 20 out of 28 unions vote to return to school, end in sight

by YNaija2015 Five months after, looks like Christmas might be coming early for students in Federal (and a few state) ...

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November 12, 2013

Ex-ASUU president’s death: 7 things you should know about Festus Iyayi

  by Chi Ibe Today, the former president of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) and author, Dr. Festus ...

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October 1, 2013

ASUU strike: Students to stage Independence Day protests

by ‘Jola Sotubo Following the more than 3-month old academic strike undertaken by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) ...

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July 7, 2013

Opinion: The ASUU strike and its effect on Nigerian students

by Dapo Egunjobi There are other factors; the instability in electricity that adversely affects teaching, clinical trials and laboratory researches, inappropriate ...

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June 18, 2013

UNIUYO protest: NUC, University Council, police investigates student’s death

by Rachel Ogbu Investigation into the killing a University of Uyo student began yesterday as the National Universities Commission, the ...

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June 14, 2013

#InCaseYouMissedIt: NANS Senate President, 4 others die in car crash on their way to UNIUYO

by Rachel Ogbu The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) is mourning the death of its Senate President, Donald Onukaogu ...

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June 14, 2013

UNIUYO mayhem: One student dead, 45 arrested by police (PHOTO)

by Rachel Ogbu At least one student has been reported dead following Wednesday’s protest by students of the University of ...

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November 26, 2012

“NYSC is a failure” – Rochas Okorocha calls for a scrapping of the scheme

by Rachel Ogbu The governor of Imo State maintains that the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has run its course ...

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