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ASUU begins strike, labour mobilises for tomorrow
Abiodun Ogunyemi ASUU ATSSSAN Boss Mustapha National News Nigeria NUPENG PENGASSAN

ASUU begins strike, labour mobilises for tomorrow

Left- ASUU National President, Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi •Workers insist on N30,000 minimum wage • Vow to disrupt flight operations, others As its tomorrow’s deadline for strike draws close, organised labour did not attend the conciliatory meeting with the Federal Government’s team in Abuja yesterday. It said it was not invited. […]

Akinyemi Omonijo ASUU FUOYE National News Nigeria

ASUU chairman in FUOYE escapes impeachment

Chairman of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Federal University Oye-Ekiti (FUOYE) chapter, Dr. Akinyemi Omonijo, yesterday escaped impeachment. According to the members, he defied the congress and held a press briefing where he misrepresented events that took place in the university, especially the issue of infrastructure. He was […]

Nine years after, ASUU-FG crisis resurfaces
ASUU Dr. Wale Babalakin Education Features Mr Lawrence Mgbale Prof Nimi Briggs Prof. Olufemi Bamiro

Nine years after, ASUU-FG crisis resurfaces

Left- ASUU National President, Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi That there is no love lost between the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) and the federal government is not in doubt and for obvious reasons. One of them is the 2009 agreement between the two parties. Yet, since the reconstitution of the […]

FG says “no plan to hike tuition fees “
ASUU National News Nigeria Permanent Secretary Sonny Echono The Federal Ministry of Education

FG says “no plan to hike tuition fees “

[FILE] President Muhammadu Buhari. PHOTO/TWITTER/APCnigeria The Federal Ministry of Education on Wednesday debunked the news trending on social media that the Federal Government had approved the hike in tuition fees of Nigerian universities to N350,000. Mr Sonny Echono, the Permanent Secretary in the ministry made the clarification at a symposium […]

Buhari approves N20bn for ASUU to revitalise public Universities
ASUU Buhari approves N20bn for ASUU to revitalise public Universities N20bn for ASUU National News Nigeria Timileyin Omilana

Buhari approves N20bn for ASUU to revitalise public Universities

Nigeria's acting finance minister Zainab Ahmed addressing a press conference in Abuja….PHOTO:Twitter/ZShamsuna Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday approved the immediate release of N20billion so that the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASSU) can revitalise public universities. “President Muhammadu Buhari in his determination to revitalize Public Universities and ensure smooth […]

ASUU flays neglect of LAUTECH, warns against its commercialization
ASUU Education Features LAUTECH OYO

ASUU flays neglect of LAUTECH, warns against its commercialization

LAUTECH The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Calabar zone, has condemned the deplorable state of affairs at Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), Ogbomosho. Zonal Coordinator of the union, Dr. Aniekan Brown, told newsmen in Calabar yesterday that ASUU would not allow co-owners of the school, Oyo and Osun […]

ASUU to protest today against poor funding of LAUTECH
Academic Staff Union of Universities ASUU LAUTECH Metro News Nigeria

ASUU to protest today against poor funding of LAUTECH

LAUTECH Members of the Benin zone of Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) will today begin protest against the poor funding of Ladoke Akintola University (LAUTECH), Ogbomosho. Prof. Fred Esumeh, who is the zonal coordinator of the union, disclosed this yesterday, while addressing journalists in Benin City. He said the […]

ASUU urges Oyo, Osun to save LAUTECH from collapse
Ade Adejumo ASUU LAUTECH National News Nigeria

ASUU urges Oyo, Osun to save LAUTECH from collapse

• Ganduje lauds Aregbesola on projects Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), Ogbomoso, has called on well-meaning Nigerians to prevail on Oyo and Osun states to save the university from colapse. The union said poor funding had worsened the condition of the university, adding […]

ASUU gives warning strike over crisis rocking LAUTECH
ASUU LAUTECH National News Nigeria Olusiji Sowande

ASUU gives warning strike over crisis rocking LAUTECH

LAUTECH The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Lagos zone, yesterday, appealed to the Oyo and Osun State Governments to find a lasting solution to the lingering crisis rocking their jointly-owned Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), Ogbomosho. The union, who spoke at a press conference held at the Federal […]

Unending rift between varsity administrators, staff unions
ASUU Education Labode Popoola NASU

Unending rift between varsity administrators, staff unions

Popoola Universities are recognised as centres of excellence and workers, both academic and non-academic, are expected to work with the administrators to achieve the tripartite roles of these institutions. But that is not the scenario in Nigeria’s ivory tower as the unions are always at loggerheads with university administrators, writes […]

Transforming university education in Nigeria – Part 3
ASUU Columnists Opinion TETFUND

Transforming university education in Nigeria – Part 3

National-Universities-Commission The government has responded to the crises of funding in tertiary education through several instruments and ways. The first one is the agreement it signed with academic staff unions in tertiary institutions, namely Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP) and Colleges of Education […]

FG releases N1.3bn earned allowances of UNN lecturers
ASUU Benjamin Ozumba Ifeanyichukwu Abada National News Nigeria UNN

FG releases N1.3bn earned allowances of UNN lecturers

University of Nigeria Dr Ifeanyichukwu Abada, Chairman, Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), University of Nigeria Nsukka(UNN) chapter, says the Federal Government has released N1.3 billion as earned allowances of members of the union. Abada spoke to newsmen on Friday in Nsukka, at the end of an emergency congress of […]