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FG releases N15.4bn to ASUU

ASUU President, Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi

The Federal Government and the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) reached possible agreement on Monday toward resolving the ongoing lecturers’ strike. Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, said this after a reconciliatory meeting with ASUU in Abuja. Ngige said the meeting was fruitful as an agreement had been …

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ASUU strike: We want varsities to re-open by weekend – FG

ASUU President, Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi

The President of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi, said the eight-week old strike embarked upon by the union would continue until an agreement was reached by the members on government proposals concerning their demands. Ogunyemi said this after the end of a three-hour meeting between the …

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Strike: Show mercy on university students, ASUU tells Buhari

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The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) on Monday urged President Muhammadu Buhari to show mercy on university students by quickly meeting the demands of the union. ASUU has been on strike since November 5, 2018. The union said it is on the strike to make the ruling class responsible …

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Allow me to concentrate, Buhari begs striking labour unions

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President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday appealed to various labour unions in the country to reduce their agitations to enable his administration to concentrate on repairing damaged infrastructure. He spoke during a meeting with the executive committee of the National Association of Nigerian Students at the State House in Abuja. Buhari …

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ASUU: We will not be distracted by 2019 general election

ASUU President, Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) on Thursday, declared that it would not be distracted by the 2019 elections in its struggle to revitalise public varsities. NEWSTIMES reports that the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, (INEC) Prof. Yakub Mahmood, had said that the planned ASUU strike might …

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ASUU, ASUP urged to end strike

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The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), has urged members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) and Academic Staff Union of Polytechnic (ASUP) to call off their strike. “NANS is passionately appealing to ASUU and ASUP, in the spirit of love and reconciliation that Christmas brings, to call …

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Strike: ‘ASUU may ignore further calls by FG’

ASUU President, Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) says it may not honour further calls by Federal Government for a meeting on the way forward over the current strike by its members. The union’s National President, Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi, said this on the sideline of a news conference on the update …

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Strike: FG is unserious – ASUU

ASUU President, Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi

Chairman of the University of Calabar branch of Academic Staff Union of Universities, Dr. Tony Eyang, on Friday said the Federal Government is not serious about its negotiation with the union. Eyang, who spoke against the backdrop of the recent deadlock with the government, said a simple way to show …

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