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Let Masses Breath, NLC to Tinubu

By Adenitan Akinola  The Osun State Chapter of the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, and Coalition of Civil Societies in Osun State protested the removal of fuel subsidy and the economy hardship Nigerians have been subjected to. The protest which began at the Freedom Park Osogbo moved to the Olaiya flyover where members of the Academic […]Continue Reading

NANS Decries Tuition Hike, Threatens Protest

The National Association of Nigerian Students has condemned the planned increment of school fees by tertiary institutions in the country. In a statement signed by the National PRO, Giwa Temitope and released on Saturday, NANS declared that the government’s action is “insensitive” and “embarrassing”. The association also stressed that the government has what it takes […]Continue Reading


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Reactions Trail Suspension of Strike by ASUU

Some students and business operators at the University of Ibadan have reacted to the eight monthly strikes suspended by the University striking lecturers. A Master Student of Microbiology, Ridwan Adeagbo, 500 Level Student of Crop Protection and Environmental Biology, Dorcas Kayode and a 600 Level student of Veterinary Medicine, Joshua Akinniyi said the strike should […]Continue Reading

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

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

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

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

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