ASUU walks out as reconciliation meeting with FG gets adjourned indefinitely

ASUU walks out as reconciliation meeting with FG gets adjourned indefinitely

The reconciliation meeting between the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) and the Federal Government over the ongoing strike by university lectures has been adjourned indefinitely. Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi, ASUU President who refused to speak with journalist after a two-hour meeting with government on Monday, said, “go and ask the Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige”.  

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ASUU strike: FG reveals when students will return to class

ASUU strike: FG reveals when students will return to class

The Federal Government has said that talks with the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) have so far been fruitful, expressing optimism that the ongoing strike by the university teachers, will soon be called off. According to the Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, this is predicated on the FG’s consideration of some of ASUU’s demands, including the submission of the union’s list of outstanding payments, and the identification of some areas in the…

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NYSC: Seven corps members face disciplinary measures in Nasarawa

NYSC: Seven corps members face disciplinary measures in Nasarawa

Seven corps members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in Nasarawa State are to face disciplinary measures for committing various offences during their service year. Mrs Zainab Isah, NYSC Coordinator in the state, who made this known Thursday in Lafia, during the Passing out Parade (POP) for the 2017 Batch “B” Stream II corps members, said the affected corps members would face punishment after final ratification by the Nasarawa State NYSC Governing Board. She…

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Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics begin Indefinite strike

Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics begin Indefinite strike

The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP) on Wednesday began an indefinite strike over non-implementation of the 2009 and 2017 agreement reached with the union by the federal government. The polytechnic lecturers now join their university colleagues who have been on strike since November 4. The National President of ASUP, Usman Dutse, said the federal government had invited the union for dialogue on December 17 but the strike would continue till then. Prior to the strike, the…

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ASUU strike to continue as meeting with FG ends in deadlock

ASUU strike to continue as meeting with FG ends in deadlock

The lingering strike action by the Academic Staff Union of Universities ASUU will continue as the meeting between the leadership of the academic union and the Federal government ended in a deadlock today December 4th. The meeting which held at the Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu’s office, failed to see both parties reach an agreement. The Union began their strike action on November 5th to demand better funding for universities and alleged plans by the Federal government to increase student…

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ASUU strike: FG withdraws `no work no pay’ threat

ASUU strike: FG withdraws `no work no pay’ threat

The Federal Government has withdrawn the recent threat to activate the ‘no work no pay policy’ against striking University teachers. This was disclosed by the National President of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi, in a chat with Vanguard. Ogunyemi also said that the negotiation meeting between ASUU and the Federal Government would continue on Monday, stressing that what the union was doing was to rescue the education sector from imminent collapse…

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