You Can’t Force Us To Accept Your Terms- FG to ASUU and Others
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You Can’t Force Us To Accept Your Terms- FG to ASUU and Others

The Federal Government of Nigeria has come to tell ASUU and other university striking unions that they won’t be forced to agree to the terms of the striking unions. This was after ASUU had earlier stated that the only solution to the longstanding strike is the approval of UTAS as the payment platform for the…

NASU, SSANU Extends Strike by 8 Weeks Even as FG Promises to Return Students to Class Very Soon
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NASU, SSANU Extends Strike by 8 Weeks Even as FG Promises to Return Students to Class Very Soon

The Joint Action Committee of NASU and SAANU had extended the ongoing strike of their respective unions by additional 8 weeks. This was communicated in a communiqué released to the general public and signed by the General Secretary and Nation president of SSANU. The communique is coming after an initial 1-month extension on 23rd May…

Students are Hopeful As FEC Sits Today, Minister to present ASUU demands to Buhari
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Students are Hopeful As FEC Sits Today, Minister to present ASUU demands to Buhari

The Federal Executive Council of Nigeria, Headed by President Muhammadu Buhari will hold her customary sitting today at ASO Rock where an array of national issues will be discussed and one of such is the lingering ASUU strike. The Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu had earlier confirmed that he had received the feedback of the…

We Are Done With Negotiations, We Await FG’s Response – ASUU.
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We Are Done With Negotiations, We Await FG’s Response – ASUU.

The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU has given a recent updates with the ongoing strike and the level of progress made with regards to negotiations with the Federal Government. Quoting Deborah Tolu-Kolawole, an Education Journalist she tweeted “The negotiation committee chaired by Emeritus Professor, Nimi Briggs has completed meetings with ASUU and is currently…

Well Done for Keeping Faith With The Strike, ASUU to Lecturers
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Well Done for Keeping Faith With The Strike, ASUU to Lecturers

The Academic Staff Union of Universities has said its members are not beggars and the stoppage of their salaries by the government won’t force them to call off their strike. However, they have expressed optimism over the ongoing strike and it’s ability for it to eventually yield positive results. The leadership of the union also…

ASUU Strike: We are working Underground- FG
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ASUU Strike: We are working Underground- FG

The Federal Government has claimed “a lot is happening behind the scenes” as it seeks to resolve the ongoing strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU). The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, stated this while responding to State House correspondents after the weekly federal executive council (FEC) meeting presided over…

All Hope Not Lost as ASUU is Set to Meet with FG Today
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All Hope Not Lost as ASUU is Set to Meet with FG Today

The Federal Government has resumed talks with representatives of unions in the nation’s universities, The PUNCH reports. The PUNCH reported last week that the Prof Nimi Briggs committee set up by the government to renegotiate the 2009 agreement was expected to end its three months’ timelines given on June 7, 2022. But investigations revealed that…

We Don’t Want Your Money, ASUU to Concerned Nigerians
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We Don’t Want Your Money, ASUU to Concerned Nigerians

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) on Saturday rejected an offer by the anchor of the popular Brekete radio, Ahmed Isah, to raise money for the union through crowdfunding, to enable lecturers return to work after a lengthy strike. The president of ASUU, Emmanuel Osodeke, who was at the radio station on Saturday, announced…

ASUU Ends “Progressive” Meeting with FG, Keep Mum on the Fate of Students
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ASUU Ends “Progressive” Meeting with FG, Keep Mum on the Fate of Students

The PUNCH reported that the Federal Government on March 7, 2022, inaugurated a seven-person committee tasked with the renegotiation of the 2009 agreement reached with the Academic Staff Union of Universities  and the other three unions including, The Joint Action Committee of the Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities and Non-Academic Staff Union of Educational…

Rising Hope For Students As ASUU Says Meeting with FG Panel “Progressive”
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Rising Hope For Students As ASUU Says Meeting with FG Panel “Progressive”

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), announced that present negotiations with the recently constituted committee chaired by Prof. Nimi Briggs have been progressive. The Union disclosed this in a statement on Friday after its visitation panels submitted reports. It revealed that negotiations with the committee commenced last week over its demands. In its statement,…