The President of Nigeria’s Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, Professor Emmanuel Osodeke says the military government era in the country was more sympathetic to the plight of lecturers than the current civilian administration. The ASUU President made the comparison in Abuja on Thursday at the unveiling of fifty tertiary academic textbooks by the Nigerian […]

The leadership of the academic staff union of universities, ASUU has suspended conditionally, its 8-month-old strike. The decision was reached during a marathon meeting from Thursday night to early Friday morning. The meeting was to decide their next course of action after ASUU state branches across the country met over the appeal court ruling last […]

The Appeal Court in Abuja has given the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) power to appeal the decision of the National Industrial Court ordering it to call off its nationwide strike. In a ruling delivered by Justice Hamman Barka on October 7, 2022, and made public today, the court granted ASUU seven days to […]

The court of appeal has granted the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, conditional leave to appeal the ruling of the National Industrial Court, NIC, on September 21, ordering lecturers to end the strike and go back to classes. Justice Hamma Barka who led the three-man panel granted leave on the condition that ASUU obeys […]

The Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu has set up a 14-Man committee to find a common ground aimed at ending the seven month – old strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities. The Minister said the committee’s report is expected to be ready in a few days and will be submitted to President Muhammadu […]

The Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu has met with Pro-chancellors and Vice-chancellors of Federal universities over the lingering strike of the Academic Staff Union of Universities(ASUU). Speaking shortly before the meeting went into a closed-door session,  the Minister tabled the position of the government in the impasse to the group for deliberations. Adamu said while […]

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has resolved to sustain its nationwide strike, despite initial hopes that the industrial action will be called off. This decision was reached at the end of the National Executive Council (NEC) meeting of the union which was held at its headquarters at the University of Abuja on Sunday. […]

A splinter group of the Academic Staff of universities, the Congress of University Academics, CONUA, has described as unnecessary the more-than Six months old strike by members of the Academic Staff union of universities, ASUU. While insisting that it is unfair to withhold CONUA members’ salaries, since they are not involved in the strike, the […]

Nigeria Medical Association(NMA) Oyo State branch has called on the Federal Government to declare a State of Emergency on Nigeria’s health sector, lamenting the current situation as being a very frustrating period for Nigerian doctors. Oyo NMA Chairman, Ayotunde James said doctors are not happy about their poor working conditions. He decried the state of […]

Following extensive deliberations and taking cognizance of the Government’s past failures to abide by its own timelines in addressing issues raised in the 2020 FGN/ASUU Memorandum of Action, the National Executive Council of ASUU has resolved that the ongoing strike be extended for another four weeks from August 1, 2022 In a nine paragraphs communique […]

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