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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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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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I’m a prophet sent to liberate South-East – Ngige

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The Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, has described himself as the prophet sent to liberate Igbo from the political stranglehold of the Peoples Democratic Party. Ngige stated this on Tuesday at the Muhammadu Buhari Campaign Office in Awka, the Anambra State capital, while addressing stakeholders and candidates of …

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Buhari’s re-election will end youth unemployment, says Ngige

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The Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige, has said the President Muhammadu Buhari government is working hard to end youth unemployment. He said the government had set up training programmes to ensure that the youths were gainfully engaged in skill acquisitions and become employers of labour. He said …

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Strike: Again, FG, ASUU meet Monday

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The Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige, will meet the leadership of the Academic Staff Union of Universities on Monday (tomorrow) to conclude the negotiation on the suspension of the strike by ASUU, which has entered the sixth week. ASUU had claimed that the strike was informed by …

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Strike: FG, ASUU reach partial agreement

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The Federal Government and the striking Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) have reached a partial agreement, Dr Chris Ngige, the Minister of Labour and Employment, announced on Monday. Ngige made the announcement at a reconciliation meeting in Abuja aimed at finding ways of resolving the strike which commenced on …

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