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ASUU urges Nigerians to tell federal government to honour agreement

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has called on well-meaning Nigerians to caution the federal government to honour its agreement with the union to forestall further industrial crisis in the nation’s tertiary education sector.
Professor Biodun Ogunyemi

ASUU urges governments to give priority to education

Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi, National President, Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has called on governments at all levels to give priority attention to education.

ASUU urges federal government to release N25 billion approved for lecturers

The Academic Staff Union of Universities has urged the Federal Government to release the N25bn it approved for lecturers.

ASUU threatens strike over implementation of 2019 agreement

The Academic Staff Union of Universities on Wednesday said that its members should not be held responsible if there is any disruption in the university system, as the Federal Government had not shown commitment to carrying out the 2019 Memorandum of Action.

ASUU directs its members to ignore 2019 personnel data verification

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has directed its members not to participate in the 2019 Personnel Data Verification form being distributed by the Budget Office of the federation, describing it as dubious.

Biodun Ogunyemi: ASUU not going on strike soon

Following a tweet by a handle, @Official_ASUU, the Academic Staff Union of Universities has said it does not have an official Twitter handle and has no plans of going on strike anytime soon.

ASUU president tasks federal government on pro-poor policies

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) on Thursday called on President Muhammadu Buhari to come up with policies that would stimulate economic growth for the benefit of poor people during his next four-year tenure.

ASUU president, others say polls postponement sad, embarrassing

Some stakeholders in the education sector have expressed disappointment over the sudden postponement of the Presidential and National Assembly elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission.

Academic activities resume in universities as ASUU calls of strike

The leadership of Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) on Thursday suspended the prolonged strike action with effect from Friday 8, 2019 following an agreement reached with the Federal Government on key issues of demand.

ASUU: Why we called off strike

The Academic Staff Union of Universities has, Thursday, suspended the over three months-old strike it embarked upon since Sunday, 4th November, 2018.
The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has denied receiving N163 billion from the federal government.

Strike: FG, ASUU to continue negotiations today

In a bid to resolve the ongoing strike embarked on by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), the minister of labour and employment, Chris Ngige, will hold another conciliatory meeting with the leadership of the union on Thursday.

ASUU to convey federal government’s ‘reasonable’ offer to members, talks resume Thursday

The Federal Government and the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) have agreed to continue talks next week Thursday, after government made a reasonable offer, over the union’s demand for N50billion to end the ongoing strike.

Strike: We are still consulting – ASUU

Three months after going on strike, the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) says it is still consulting with its members over offers made by the Federal Government.

ASUU may end strike this week

Optimism is being sounded by the Federal Government about the possibility of striking lecturers, under the auspices of Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), returning to classroom, this week.

ASUU: Why we can’t call of strike in spite of federal government’s release of...

The Federal Government said it has released N163 billion to the universities from the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund), but striking academics are stalling in calling off their strike.

ASUU demands proof of earned allowance payment to end strike

The Academic Staff Union of Universities says government must show proof of payment of at least N50 billion revitalisation funds for it to consider suspending the on-going strike.
Professor Biodun Ogunyemi

ASUU, federal government set to resume negotiations on Monday

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) and the Federal Government are to resume negotiations on Monday on how to resolve the impasse over the two-month-old strike embarked upon by lecturers.

Strike: ASUU asks federal government to release N50 billion to demonstrate its commitment

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) have asked the federal government to release N50 billion to demonstrate its commitment to the revitalisation of public universities, in line with previous agreements with their union.

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