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Breaking: ASUU suspends nationwide strike

The leadership of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has suspended its nationwide industrial action. National President of the union, Professor Biodun Ogunyemi, announced this on Thursday during a press briefing at the Nigeria Labour Congress complex in Abuja. The striking lecturers took the decision after a meeting with …

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NANS begs FG to implement the agreement reached with ASUU

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The National Association of Nigerian Students has appealed to the Federal Government to fulfill agreements reached with the Academic Staff Union of Universities, in order to ensure resumption of academic activities in public universities. NANS’ National Public Relations Officer, Mr. Bestman Okereafor, made the appeal in a statement issued on …

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Strike: ASUU still consulting – Ogunyemi

ASUU President, Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi

The Academic Staff Union of Universities says it is yet to conclude consultations with its members on the possible agreement presented by the Federal Government. ASUU President, Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi, who spoke in an interview with newsmen on Thursday in Abuja, said the union was still consulting. NEWSTIMES recalls that …

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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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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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