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Management of Ambrose Alli University, AAU has cautioned members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Ambrose Alli University (AAU), Ekpoma chapter to refrain from pursing personal vendetta, vilification and malicious mudslinging on the person of Prof. Ignatius Onimawo, the Vice-Chancellor of the university, over the issue of funding of the institution.
The Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu has invited the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) to an emergency meeting following the threat to embark on another round of strike.
Three months after the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) suspended its nine-month strike, the union may decide to shut down universities again.
The Nigerian University Games Association (NUGA) is set to convey a council meeting come April, 2021 to discuss the affairs of the games going forward and propose an official date for hosting of the 26th edition of the inter-university sports competition, in UNILAG, Akoka, Lagos.
The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) is threatening to resume its suspended strike over non-payment of salaries and alleged victimisation of members.
Some residents of Nsukka town in Nsukka Local Government Area of Enugu State have expressed concern and surprise as Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) is sold for between N220 and N225 per litre in filling stations.
The ongoing strike by the Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities, SSANU, and the Non-Academic Staff Union of Educational and Associated Institutions, NASU, may only be called off if the government agrees to pay members of the two unions N20 billion as Earned Allowance.
Addressing newsmen during the peaceful procession at the main gate of the University of Calabar, Chairman ASUU, UNICAL, Dr Edor John said the Union and its members feel neglected and scourged with the way and manner the matter was being handled by security agencies.
Prof. Abdulkadir Muhammad, Convener of the ASUU-KUST Indigent Scholarship Committee, gave the details in a statement by Murtala Muhammad, secretary of the union, on Thursday in Kano.
The meeting is to try and resolve the raging dispute between unions in the country’s university system — the Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU), Non Academic Staff Union of Universities and Allied Institutions (NASU) and the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) — over the sharing formula for the N40 billion earned allowances recently approved by the federal government.
The Academic staff of National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN), under the aegis of NOUN Academic Staff Forum, has resolved to join the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU).
The minister of labour and employment, Chris Ngige, has called on the striking education unions to give the federal government three months to meet their demands.
The Federal Government on Friday told the Senior Staff Association of Nigeria Universities, SSANU and the Non-Academic Staff Union of Educational and Associated Institutions, NASU, that it will be illegal for them to proceed on strike when discussions to sort out some of the contentious issues were still ongoing.
Most Nigerian private universities do not produce high quality graduates despite the exorbitant fees they receive in tuition from students, the chairman of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) in Plateau State, Dr. Lazarus Maigoro, said on Thursday in Jos.
The federal government has said that through its Better Education Service Delivery for All (BESDA) programme, the disturbing statistics of out-of-school children from 10.5 million has dropped in the last one year to 6,946,328.
A meeting to resolve the ongoing impasse between Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) and the Ebonyi Government ended in a deadlock on Tuesday, with either side blaming the other.
The management of the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile Ife, has fixed resumption of the 2019/2020 academic session for February 8, 2021.
Teaching and non-teaching staff of the Lagos State University, LASU, Ojo, who had earlier threatened to embark on industrial action over the payment of the end-of-the-year bonus, minimum wage arrears among others, have now shelved their plan.
The Senate of the Yusuf Maitama Sule University, Kano (YUMSUK), has approved Monday, Jan. 18, 2021 as the resumption date for the continuation of its 2019/2020 Academic session.
Pamson said, “We have just held our congress where our members unanimously agreed to proceed on strike immediately. We have already secured the approval of NEC to embark on local strike action at Plateau State University if the state government fails to meet our demands.”
Nearly ten months after gates of Nigerian public universities were shut by the protracted nationwide strike embarked on by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), the management of the Federal University of Agriculture Umudike aka Michael Okpara University of Agriculture (MOUA), Umudike, has said academic activities will resume on January 25, 2021.
Senate President, Ahmed Lawan, and the governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, were on Wednesday in Abuja presented with the Honourary Fellowship Award of the Nigerian Institution of Surveyors (NIS) alongside a former Minister of Defence, Brig-General Mansur Dan-Ali (rtd) and the Emir of Nasarawa, HRH Alh. Ibrahim Usman Jibril, at the institution’s 2021 investiture ceremony.
Academic Staff from public institutions across the country have so far accessed over N120 billion for training, within and outside Nigeria, from the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund) since its inception in 2008.
The Gombe State Government has approved the sum of N1.499 billion for the supply and installation of biometric attendance system to check payroll fraud in the state’s civil service.
The national caretaker/extraordinary convention planning committee (CECPC) of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has disowned a zoning arrangement list in circulation on the social media.
Rome’s Stadio Olimpico has been “fully confirmed” as a venue for Euro 2020 matches after the Italian government guaranteed the presence of at least 25 per cent of fans, UEFA announced on Wednesday.
The Department of State Services has denied torturing Sai’du Afaka, the President’s official driver, to death
The Catholic Diocese of Oyo has urged the Muslim faithful in Nigeria to embrace and pray for peace, justice, and an end to social vices in the country as they begin Ramadan fast.
Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting has expressed his delight with Bayern Munich’s performance against Paris Saint-Germain, despite crashing out of the Champions League.
The Federal Government has intensified peace efforts in the Niger Delta as the Interim Administrator of the Presidential Amnesty Programme, Col. Milland Dikio, visited Gbaramatu on Monday as part of his ‘back to the region tour.’
Ambi John, the police inspector who sustained injuries during the abduction of some Abuja residents in the early hours of Tuesday, has passed on.