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ASUU Strike: Please sign petition, FG Must Get Students Back To School

The Former Vice President of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar has launched a petition to get the Federal Government of Nigeria and ASUU to reach consensus and get students back to school by ending the prolonged strike. It is over 75 days now since the ASUU Strike began. This is over half a semester, students are wasting at home without having a clue of when the strike will end. The future of Nigeria is at stake. “Stop playing politics with education. It is urgent we send a message that it is longRead More


ASUU Withdraw From Negotiation With Government

The Academic Staff Union of Universities on Thursday announced its disengagement from further negotiations with the Federal Government, over what it describes as the latter’s perceived insincerity in the 2009 agreement as well as the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) both parties signed in January last year. The union National President, Dr. Nassir Faggae Isa, said at a press briefing held at the University of Lagos on Thursday that the 2009 agreement and the MoU must first be honoured, even if ASUU feels the need to consider renegotiation with the government.Read More


ASUU Strike:Jonathan approves N400bn for infrastructural development

ASUU Strike 2013 might be coming to an end as President Goodluck Jonathan has approved N400bn for the infrastructural development of Nigerian Universities. The document would be made available in today’s meeting. Samson Ugwoke, the President of SSANU disclosed this while addressing his union members at the SSANU National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting held at the weekend at the University of Abuja. Samson said the money is different from the N100 billion Governor Suswan had raised from donor agencies and big companies to tackle the problems of Nigerian Universities inRead More


Updates On ASUU STRIKE

The prolonged ASUU Strike would soon be called off as the Academic Staff Union of Universities and the Federal Government are working to meet reasonable demands of ASUU within a week or two at most. The government has agreed to meet some reasonable demands of ASUU such as the reconstitution of boards and councils and the retirement age of Professors. Progress is being made. Prof. Ukachukwu Awuzie , the National President of ASUU also confirmed that progress is being made and that the leadership of ASUU has met with theRead More


Latest On ASUU Strike 2011

There is no yet any clue on when the current ASUU strike is going to end. Two meetings so far have been held between the FG and ASUU without any concrete solution or even a compromise. There has been no serious commitment from the government yet. A source craving anonymity said: “What the government is interested in is endless negotiations. Negotiations have been on over the years and we are talking now about non-implementation of agreement reached in 2009. So, I wonder what we should be negotiating. Well, any timeRead More


Latest News On ASUU Strike

The latest news on ASUU strike is the deadlock of the meeting held on wednesday between the FG and ASUU. The meeting which lasted for about five hours. Awuzie and his team stormed out of the meeting at about 8.00 p.m. and declined to speak with journalists who had waited at the lobby of the office of the SGF, where the meeting was held.However, the Minister of Labour, Chukwuemeka Wogu, who initially told journalists that the Minister of Education, Professor Ruqayyatu Ahmed Rufa’i was mandated to brief the press, saidRead More