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Nigerian students protest, ask government to end ASUU strike

Dozens of Nigerian Universities students on Friday protested in solidarity with the members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) who have been on strike for nearly eight months.
The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Ambrose Alli University (AAU) Ekpoma Chapter, has called on the Edo State Government to intervene and settle the crisis of non-payment of staff salaries in the institution.

Strike: Nigerian government, university lecturers continue negotiations

The federal government on Friday continued negotiations with the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) to put an end to the eight-month-old strike action.
The President of the Senate, Senator Ahmad Lawan, is presently at a meeting with the Minister of Labour and Productivity, Senator Chris Ngige, and his Minister of State, Festus Keyamo.

Strike: Nigerian government may register parallel university lecturers’ group

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Kingsley Moghalu: Prolonged ASUU strike infringes on youths’ right to education

A Political Economist, Prof. Kingsley Moghalu, says the prolonged strike by members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) constituted serious infringement on right of youth to education.
The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Ambrose Alli University (AAU) Ekpoma Chapter, has called on the Edo State Government to intervene and settle the crisis of non-payment of staff salaries in the institution.

ASUU: Nigerian government hasn’t met any of our demands

The hopes of the University students to return to schools soon may have been dashed as the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has said that the Federal Government (FG) has not demonstrated any willingness to end the strike as it has refused to meet any of its demands to warrant students resumption despite various engagements.
President Muhammadu Buhari

President Buhari: Nigerian government will meet agreements with all unions

Buhari gave the assurance while expressing concern over the lingering strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU.
The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Ambrose Alli University (AAU) Ekpoma Chapter, has called on the Edo State Government to intervene and settle the crisis of non-payment of staff salaries in the institution.

ASUU tells students, parents not to expect strike suspension soon

Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, yesterday told students and their parents not to expect suspension of ongoing strike by its members soon, advising lecturers to seek alternative means of survival.
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President Buhari: Violators of vice chancellors’ selection process will be sanctioned

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Dr Chris Ngige, Minister of Labour and Employment said this while fielding questions on television concerning the time for payment of the new wage.

Strike: Nigerian government to resume negotiations with ASUU this week

The federal government is set to commence fresh negotiations with Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) over its eighth-month old strike.
The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Ambrose Alli University (AAU) Ekpoma Chapter, has called on the Edo State Government to intervene and settle the crisis of non-payment of staff salaries in the institution.

ASUU: No hope in sight to ending strike

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), says there is no hope in sight to suspend its lingering strike due to alleged lack of commitment by the Federal Government, Prof. Theophilus Lagi, the ASUU, Abuja Zonal Coordinator, disclosed this at a news conference on Tuesday at Gwagwalada, Abuja.
Dr Chris Ngige, Minister of Labour and Employment said this while fielding questions on television concerning the time for payment of the new wage.

Nigerian government urged to save public universities

A rights advocacy group, Network for Democracy and Development (NDD), has appealed to the federal and state governments to save public universities from avoidable collapse.
Some gunmen suspected to be kidnappers reportedly invaded the Nuhu Bamalli Polytechnic in the ancient city of Zaria, Kaduna State, kidnapping three persons.

Gunmen invade Kaduna polytechnic, kidnap three

Some gunmen suspected to be kidnappers reportedly invaded the Nuhu Bamalli Polytechnic in the ancient city of Zaria, Kaduna State, kidnapping three persons.
Many workers of Federal Polytechnic, Ede, Osun State, on Wednesday abandoned their duty posts, as students of the institution, barricaded all entrances to the institution in protest of the ‘sit down’ strike embarked upon by the academic staff Union.

Polytechnic students shut school over lecturers, management faceoff

The students of the Federal Polytechnic, Ede, Osun State, last week shut down the institution over a faceoff between the members of Academic Staff Union of Polytechnic (ASUP) and management of the school.
The Ebonyi State Government on Thursday announced the proscription of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, the Non-Academic Staff Union and others at the Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki.

ASUU, Ebonyi university clash over resumption

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Ebonyi State University chapter, and the management of the university are currently at loggerheads over resumption plans.
Dr Chris Ngige, Minister of Labour and Employment said this while fielding questions on television concerning the time for payment of the new wage.

Nigerian government addressing ASUU strike holistically – minister

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, yesterday said the Federal Government was addressing the strike by Academic Staff Union of Universities holistically to ensure that all other unions in the university system were carried along.
The Ebonyi State Government on Thursday announced the proscription of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, the Non-Academic Staff Union and others at the Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki.

ASUU: Why Ebonyi university can’t resume now

Lecturers at the Ebonyi State University (EBSU) are still on strike, the Chair of the institution`s Academic Staff Union of Nigerian Universities (ASUU), Ikechukwu Igwenyi, told newsmen on Wednesday in Abakaliki.
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President Buhari approves establishment of 12 research centres

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the establishment of 12 major research centres in the that would be funded by the Tertiary Education Trust, TETFUND, through funds generated by Federal Inland Revenue Service, FIRS.
ASUU National President, Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi, made the assessment in a telephone interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday.

ASUU: Education not Nigerian government’s priority

The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, has concluded that the Federal Government does not see education as worth giving priority attention, hence the impasse in the negotiations for government to meet the lecturers’ demands.

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