Tag: universities

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 ...

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 ...

November 17, 2013

Salihu Lukman: Why ex-ASUU president, Prof. Iyayi made that ill-fated trip

by Salihu Lukman May the death of Prof. Iyayi awaken all of us to the need to discover new ways ...

November 13, 2013

“God punish ASUU & FG!”: See the top ten tweets about ASUU postponement today

by Chi Ibe Unexpectedly, the news this afternoon that the Academic Staff Union of Universities has postponed indefinitely its National ...

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) ...

November 8, 2013

Opinion: ASUU vs FG – Let’s dissolve this complicated relationship once and for all

by Tomi Bolade   If you ask me, I’d say as long as the running of education is the direct ...

November 3, 2013

No deal: ASUU rejects FG’s N200 billion offer, to continue with strike

The Academic Staff Union Of Universities (ASUU) has rejected the offer of N200 billion by the Federal Government. The government ...

October 18, 2013

No, thank you: ASUU strike continues as lecturers refuse FG’s N600 billion offer

by Adeola Balogun Despite continued efforts and promises of more financing made by the Federal Government, striking lecturers under the ...

October 17, 2013

Olusegun Adeniyi: ASUU and the Nigerian dilemma

by Olusegun Adeniyi What I deplore is the hypocritical posturing by those who speak ill of our country without accepting the ...

October 17, 2013

Opinion: ASUU’s unyielding stance – A step taken too far?

by Clem Khena Ogbena Besides, the government has released N100 billion to cater for the infrastructural needs of the public ...

September 30, 2013

Opinion: ASUU and the culture of impunity

by Onyekachi Eni First, because the Federal government has never found the courage to enforce section 42 of the Trade ...

September 3, 2013

Opinion: Open letter to ASUU on the way forward

by Yushau Shuaib We must also blame ASUU for indiscipline and lack of adequate inspection on the campuses which have ...

August 31, 2013

ASUU strike: Renegotiate, 2009 agreement is not implementable – Farouk Lawan tells lecturers

by Adeola Balogun The negotiations between the ASUU and the Federal Government have reached a stalemate and neither party wants ...

August 26, 2013

Opinion: ASUU strike – A plea to the striking lecturers

by Titiladunayo, Daniel ‘Damilola I rest my pen by giving credence to the Yoruba adage that says “ebe lanbe osika” ...

August 21, 2013

ASUU strike: Gov’t offers to pay N30 billion allowances as Jonathan orders immediate resolution

by Isi Esene The Federal Government has offered to pay striking lecturers N30 billion to offset the cost of their ...

August 19, 2013

Making progress: FG approves N400 billion for universities

by Oge Okonkwo The federal government has approved the sum of  N400 billion to be used for development of infrastructure in ...

August 17, 2013

Opinion: What they did not tell us about the ASUU strike

by Adeola Adelabu Where was ASUU when Governor Fashola successfully commercialized education in Lagos State University? Who rents out their ...

July 26, 2013

SEE contestants for the Miss University Nigeria 2013 beauty pageant (PHOTOS)

by Chisom Ukaegbu The annual Miss University Nigeria beauty pageant is here and the list of 2013 participants is out. ...

July 25, 2013

Opinion: Merit, quota system in Nigeria and all that

by Josef Omorotionmwan Because of the accident of geography, that candidate from Anambra State who scores 138 points has to ...

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 ...

June 14, 2013

Femi Longe: Re-imagining Information Technology education in Nigerian universities (Y! Policy Hub)

by Femi Longe Except for personal interest, graduating in computer science from a Nigerian university prepares you more for further ...

May 14, 2013

Iyinoluwa Aboyeji: We need to change the way we teach (Y! Frontpage)

by Iyinoluwa Aboyeji The world often tends to follow a power law distribution or what is more popularly called the ...

November 26, 2012

One-week warning strike to begin in December – Universities staff union

by Rachel Ogbu The Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU) has threatened to shut down all federal and state ...

October 2, 2012

No more honorary degrees for political office holders – Vice Chancellors’ Association

by Stanley Azuakola Nigerians have long complained about the indiscriminate awards of honorary degrees given to individuals with questionable track ...

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