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FG Withdraws Order to Re-open Varsities

The Federal Government, through the National Universities Commission (NUC), on Monday afternoon withdrew a circular directing the reopening of federal public universities. The directive was given to Vice-Chancellors, Pro-Chancellors and Governing Councils to re-open Federal Universities. The government had in a circular tagged NUC/ES/138/Vol.64/135 addressed to all Continue Reading
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FG to VCs: Reopen Schools

The Federal Government has ordered the vice-chancellors of universities to re-open schools and allow students resume lectures. The Academic Staff Union of Universities has been on strike for about seven months now. Recall that the federal government went to court to challenge the action of the association. Last week the national industrial court through Polycarp […]Continue Reading
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Gov. Abiodun Inaugurates Boards for State-Owned Tertiary Institutions

Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun has inaugurated the chairmen of the governing councils of the state-owned tertiary institutions with an appeal to the Federal Government and the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, to find a lasting solution to the protracted strike by the university lecturers. Inaugurating the Governing Councils and Members of the Library Continue Reading
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Again, ASUU Extends Strike

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has extended its strike by another four weeks to give the Federal Government more time to meet its demands. The union took the decision at the end of its National Executive Council meeting at its national secretariat in Abuja on Sunday. In a statement by its President, Prof […]Continue Reading
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Strike Continues- ASUU

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) says the union will not call off its six-month-old strike action until the federal government meets their demand. Addressing journalists in Abuja on Tuesday in Abuja, ASUU President, Professor Emmanuel Osodeke, accused the Ministry of Labour and Employment, led by Dr Chris Ngige of a “Conciliator” for not […]Continue Reading
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ASUU Will Call Off Strike Soon- Ngige

The Federal Government says, the ongoing strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities would soon be called off. This was as it said there are no plans to establish an alternative payment platform for all the labour unions in tertiary institutions. Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige, disclosed this while fielding questions […]Continue Reading