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SSANU, NASU Members Commence Three-Day National Protest

The Joint Action Committee of Non-Academic Staff Union (NASU) and Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU) has commenced a three-day national protest. The protests follow an earlier statement by the NASU General Secretary, Mr Peters Adeyemi and the SSANU President, Mr Mohammed Ibrahim, calling on all members in branches of Universities and Inter-University centres […]

“Why We Are Against Re-Opening Of Universities Amid Pandemic” –ASUU

The Academic Staff Union of Universities has insisted that Nigerian Universities are not ready to re-open in the middle of a second wave of the Coronavirus pandemic. Disclosing this on a Channels TV programme on Tuesday, January 12, 2021, ASUU’s National President, Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi, said “Our concern is rooted in the safety of our […]

FG Moves To Renegotiate 2009 Agreement With ASUU, Others

The Federal Government has inaugurated a committee to renegotiate the agreements it had with University-based unions since 1999. The decision was said to have been sequel to controversies that have trailed the terms of the agreement between the Government and Trade Unions in the nation’s ivory towers. The Government’s team, categorised into substantive members, advisers, […]

ASUU Has Not Suspended Its 8-Month Strike As Claimed In

Claim: A WhatsApp post claims ASUU has suspended its strike action indefinitely. Verdict: The claim that ASUU has suspended its about eight months strike action is untrue.  Full text: A WhatsApp post circulated on Thursday, November 19, 2020, indicated that Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, has suspended its ongoing strike indefinitely.  The post, containing […]

“We Can’t Meet ASUU’s Financial Demands” – FG

The Federal Government has declared that it does not have enough money to meet the financial demands of striking members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU). This was the outcome of the resumed meeting between the Government’s team and ASUU delegation on Wednesday, November 4, 2020, in Abuja. After hours of deliberation, the […]

“We’re Ready To Suspend Strike If FG Yields Our Demands”

The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, has said it is ready to suspend the seven-month-long strike but cannot work on empty stomachs.‌ This is as the Union said the Federal Government’s plan of using hunger as a weapon to weaken its agitation and demands will not work. The Ibadan Zonal Coordinator at the Union, […]

ASUU, NASU Members Protest In Lagos University, Lock Out VC,

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) and the Non-Academic Staff Union of Universities (NASU) have blocked the main entrance of the Lagos State University (LASU) over the payment of the minimum wage. Channels TV reports that the free flow of vehicular movement was hindered by the protesting members who gathered as early as 7:00 […]

Unilorin Joins ASUU Strike For The First Time In 20

The University of Ilorin has joined the two weeks warning strike embarked upon by the Academic Staff Union of University, ASUU. The decision of the institution’s branch of ASUU to join in the general nationwide warning strike is the first of its kind in 20 years. Channels Television on Wednesday, March 11, 2020 reported that […]