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Latest updates on ASUU strike are contained in this post. It provides the Latest ASUU Strike News from both the sides of Federal Government and ASUU. We will continue to add updates to this post until ASUU ends strike. Each post contain a summary of the full gist that could be read by clicking on the link provided with it.

ASUU Strike Updates – Latest ASUU News

ASUU Strike Update: CBN Confirms Payment of N200bn By FG

The latest update on ASUU Strike is that the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has N200bn agreed upon by ASUU and FG has been paid into the Varsities account with the CBN. The Federal Government has earlier claimed they have paid this money and even went on to show proof of payment through the media. […]

Sack Threat To Plea, Jonathan Begs ASUU Again To Call Off Strike

President Goodluck Jonathan on Monday again urged the Academic Staff Union of Universities to call off its strike action. The President, who spoke in an address at the opening session of the All Nigerian Judges Conference in Abuja, which was organised by the National Judicial Council, said the industrial action would prevent the country from becoming one […]

ASUU Strike: NLC Offers To Intervene As ASUU defies FG’s Directive

The latest news update on the 2013 ASUU Strike is that the NLC has moved and offered to intervene in the deadlock between ASUU and FG. The Federal Government has directed ASUU to go back to work or lose their jobs. ASUU has responded by saying it is an empty threat and no one could […]

Iyayi’s Death: Autopsy Shows No Bullets – Medical Source

The result of autopsy carried out on the body of late Former ASUU President, Festus Iyayi showed no evidence of bullets. You will recall that Prof. Iyayi died in a ghastly motor accident on his way to attending the ASUU National Executive Council Meeting in Kano. Some bodies, including the JAF has accused the Federal […]

ASUU Strike: FG Summons VCs, ASUU Members To Crucial Meeting

The latest ASUU Strike Update is that the Federal Government has now summoned members of ASUU and Vice Chancellors of Universities to a crucial meeting. ASUU has refused to call off the strike following the ultimatum issued by the FG to lecturers to resume work or be sacked. Read the full ASUU Strike News Update […]

ASUU UNIBEN Chapter Disrupts Lectures Held [Photo]

Information reaching NGScholars has it that members of ASUU, UNIBEN Chapter stormed a lecture room in University of Benin, law faculty to disrupt the ongoing lecture. In a similar development, a Computer Science lecture going on was also disrupted. The federal government has earlier threatened to sack all lecturers who fail to resume back to […]

ESUT 2nd Semester Exam Couldn’t Hold Due To Lecturers’ Absence

Enugu State University of Science and Technology (ESUT) 2012/2014 second semester examination scheduled to start today did not hold. This is so because striking lecturers refused to show up. The ESUT Examination was scheduled after the management of the school announced they are pulling out of the ongoing ASUU Strike. Here is the full report […]

ASUU Strike Can’t Stop Sale of UTME Forms – JAMB Registrar

Registrar and Chief Executive Officer of the Joint Admission and Matriculations Board (JAMB), Professor Dibu Ojerinde, has explained that despite the ongoing strike action by members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), the activities of the Board would not be affected, especially as it concerns the sale of forms for next year’s Universal […]

ASUU Strike Update: ASUU dares FG as Deadline Expires Today

The latest ASUU Strike news update is that members of ASUU have vowed to continue the ongoing strike. The federal Government has earlier threatened to sack all lecturers who refused to resume on 4th December 2013. The ultimatum was later shifted to 9th December, 2013. The striking lecturers have now said they are unmoved by […]

ASUU Strike Update: FG Under Pressure To Rescind Sack Threat

The latest news update on the 2013 ASUU Strike is that sources have informed the media that the Federal Government is now under pressure to rescind the threat to sack lecturers who refuse to resume for academic activities. The federal government has earlier threatened to sack lecturers who refuse to resume back to school on […]

Iyayi’s Burial: Priest Booed For Urging ASUU To Suspend Strike

At about 9.35am, his body was carried by pall bearers into a waiting hearse with registration number FG 63-U50 while his wife, Mrs. Grace Iyayi was conveyed in a black Toyota Prado SUV with registration number NUC 07U-37 FG, followed by ASUU, CDHR representatives and close associates in a long motorcade to the UNIBEN Ugbowo […]

UI Pulls Out of ASUU Strike, Announces Resumption Date

According to a press release signed by the institution’s Registrar and Secretary to Council, Mr. Olujimi Olukoya: “Consequent upon the directives of the CPC which directed the Vice-Chancellors to re-open the Universities for academic and allied activities to commence, Management on Tuesday, 03 December, 2013 directed the Deans and Directors to open Resumption Register for […]

Strike: ASUU Yet To Be Notified of N200bn Payment

Three days after the federal government announced that it had paid the N200billion university infrastructure renewal fund into an account in the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, as demanded by the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, the union is yet to be formally notified of the payment. Disclosing this on a television programme today, […]

ASUU Strike: 2 Million Parents Threaten Hunger Strike

Parents of university students in the country under the umbrella of the National Association of Parents Teachers Association (NAPTA), South West chapter, on Thursday threatened to embark on hunger strike if the federal government and Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) failed  to resolve their differences over the current crisis. The chairman of NAPTA, Pastor […]

ASUU Strike: FG Shifts ‘Back To Class’ Deadline From Dec 4 To Dec 9

The latest ASUU Srike update is that the Nigerian government has extended the deadline on an ultimatum issued to striking university lecturers, asking them to go ‘Back to Class’ on December 4 or face being sacked. With the deadline extended to December 9, lecturers are no longer expected to resume duties as required by the […]

UNIBEN Pulls Out of ASUU Strike, Calls Students Back To School

University of Benin (UNIBEN), Edo State has pulled out of the ongoing ASUU Strike and academic calendar modified. UNIBEN is one of many Universities that have pulled out of ASUU Strike. Click on the name of the following schools to see how and when they are pulling of ASUU Strike – UNN, UNIZIK, FUTO, IBBU, […]

Education Minister Gives N30m To NANS To Mobilise Against ASUU

According to a report on Daily Independent, the supervising Minister of Education has given out the sum of 30 Million Naira to the leadership of National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) to mobilize students against ASUU Strike. Here is the full details of the allegation as reported by Daily Independent: The Supervising Minister of Education, […]

Joke of The Day: ASUU’s Message To Student

This is a Joke coming out of the ongoing ASUU Strike in Nigeria. Trust Nigerians on that, they will always make jokes out of events. This Joke about ASUU Strike is funny but very true. I received as a broadcast on Blackberry Messenger. Go through it and tell me if it’s not true. #NaijaJokes – […]

ASUU Shares Food, Cash Among Members To Survive Without Salary

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) branch of the Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria, is distributing food items and cash among its members to cushion the effect of spending five months without salary. In my own opinion, this means ASUU is not planning to call off the strike soon. ASUU still insists FG should […]

UNIPORT Pulls Out of ASUU Strike, To Resume 9th December

University of Port Harcourt (UNIPORT) has announced they are pulling out of ASUU Strike and 9th December 2013 as resumption date. Students and lecturers are directed to resume back for academic activities. Deputy Registrar of UNIPORT also said the Senate also decided to pay the backlog of salary areas of lecturers who resumed work on […]

The Truth About The Current State Of The ASUU Strike

Following the protracted strike action by ASUU to enforce the funding agreement of 2009 with the Yar’Ardua/ Jonathan Administration there have been attempts to shift the focus of the public from the real issues and portray ASUU as an insensitive organization. We have tried to explain how we tried desperately to avoid the strike by […]

ASUU Strike News Update: FG Provides Proof of N200bn Payment To ASUU

The latest news update on ASUU Strike is that the FG has now provided proof of payment of the N200bn it claimed to have paid to ASUU via the CBN. We informed you hours ago that the Federal Government said the money has been deposited at the Central Bank of Nigeria but Nigerians and ASUU […]

ASUU President’s Press Release – Presidency Lied Against Us

Here is the press release issued by Nasir F. Isa, Ph.D, President of ASUU. He made it clear how the presidency lied against ASUU and also explained the benefits of the 2009 agreement signed with the FG to everyone. 1. INTRODUCTION On Monday 4th November, 2013, the leadership of our Union had a meeting with […]

Strike: FG Bows To ASUU Pressure, Pays N200bn Into CBN

The latest news update on ASUU Strike is that the Federal Government has now paid N200bn into CBN as demanded by ASUU. This may lead to the end of the ongoing ASUU Strike. However, we should not forget that ASUU also wants their salary arrears to be paid before calling off the strike. We hope […]

ASUU Strike: ESUT Lecturers, Students Back To School

Students and lecturers of the Enugu State University of Science and Technology (ESUT) have also returned to school following a directive by the school authorities. The News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, correspondent who monitored the situation at the Enugu and Agbani campuses of the university reports that the students were in their various departments exchanging […]

ASUU Strike: Lecturers Shun Directives at UNIJOS, ABU, FUTMinna, Others

Latest News on ASUU Strike has it that lecturers at UNIJOS, ABU, FUTMinna, FUNAAB, others have shunned the Federal Government directive to return to work or risk losing their jobs. This directive has fell on deaf ears as lecturers in many universities refused to resume. It is however, important worth mentioning that Adekunle Ajasin University, […]

AAUA Begin Lectures As ASUU Strike Continues

Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba-Akoko [AAUA] has commenced lectures even as ASUU Strike continues. This is the details as reported by Dailypost. The Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba-Akoko [AAUA] in Ondo State, yesterday partially commenced lectures as majority of the students have resumed for their second semester. Our correspondent who visited the campus has reported that some […]

ASUU Strike News: FUTO To Sack Entire Academic Staff !

The latest news from FUTO on ASUU Strike is that the Senate of the University has threatened to sack all lecturers from 4th December, if they fail to resume for academic activities. The Senate of the Federal University of Technology Owerri (FUTO) have threatened to sack all academic staff on its payroll with immediate effect […]

Strike: Bad Advisers Will Ruin Your Govt., ASUU Tells Jonathan

The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, has warned President Goodluck Jonathan against taking advice from some of his aides, saying their advise would only ruin his government. The Chairman of the University of Ibadan branch of the union, Olusegun Ajiboye, who gave the warning at the university campus on Monday, said if the president […]

ASUU Strike Update: FUTO Calls Students Back To School Amids Controversy

Federal University of Technology, Owerri (FUTO) has also pulled out of ASUU Strike and the management has recalled students back to school. FUTO Management announced that academic activities for 2012/2013 resumed December 2nd and all students are to come back to school. Here is the full press release announcing that FUTO Puled out of ASUU […]

STRIKE: ASUU Mobilise Members Against Resuming Lectures

Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) at the weekend embarked on mass mobilisation of members not to comply with the federal government December 4 ultimatum to resume lectures. Members of the union were directed not to sign any register that may be opened by their Vice Chancellors. The leadership of the union on Friday before […]

ASUU Strike: JAMB Sells New Forms Despite Botched Admission Process

Public university lecturers have been on strike for five months with no sign of a resolution to the crisis. But the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board has added a new twist to the case, with its commencement of sale of forms to candidates seeking admission into tertiary institutions next year. This is happening when most […]

ASUU Strike: Why I Am Angry With ASUU – Jonathan

President Goodluck Jonathan has come out to tell Nigerians why he is angry with ASUU. He also made it clear in the statement that the Federal Government did not give any ultimatum to ASUU. He made it clear that the ultimatum was issued by the Committee of Vice-chancellors of Nigerian Universities. Read the full details […]

FG Resumption Directive: UNN To Pull Out of ASUU Strike Immediately

University of Nigeria, Nsukka has announced they are pulling out of the ongoing ASUU strike and set to resume immediately. This is in reaction to FG or Committee of Vice-chancellors’ directive that Universities in the Nation be reopened even as ASUU Strike continues. Here is the press released published by the school announcing the pull […]

UNIZIK Pulls Out Of ASUU Strike, VC Orders Students Back To School

Nnamdi Azikiwe University has announced they are pulling out of ASUU Strike. In an official press release issued by the VC of the school, Prof. Boniface C.E. Egboka, students of UNIZIK are to resume back for academic activities on Monday, 2nd December, 2013. The full Press Release announcing UNIZIK pull-out of the strike goes thus: […]

ASUU Strike: FG Threat Will Worsen The Strike – ASUU

The latest news on ASUU Strike is that the leadership of ASUU has come out to react angrily to FG’s threat, saying it will only worsen the situation of things. Read the full ASUU Strike update below: Academic Staff Union of Nigerian Universities [ASUU], Calabar Zone, has reacted angrily to the order to return to […]

ASUU Strike: Police Deployed To Campuses Nationwide

The latest update on ASUU Strike 2013 is that the Inspector-General of Police, Mr Mohammed Abubakar, has ordered immediate provision of adequate security in and around university campuses nationwide. This is contained in a statement issued by CSP Frank Mba, the Force Public Relations Officer, on Thursday in Abuja. The statement said the measure was […]

NASU Plans Solidarity Strike In Support Of ASUU

Non-academic employees in the universities are warming up for industrial action as a fall out of the resolution of the ASUU strike. They took the decision during the delegates conference in Owerri under the banner of the Non Academic Staff Union ((NASU). The communique was signed by Deputy President/Chairman of the Universities Trade Group, Comrade […]

FG’s Directive To Re-Opening Varsities Directive A Joke – ASUU

The five-month-old face-off between the Federal Government and Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, over non-implementation of the 2009 agreement assumed a dramatic dimension yesterday, as the government vowed to sack any lecturer who fails to return to class within seven days. The government has, therefore, directed all vice-chancellors of federal universities that are currently […]

ASUU Strike Update: FG’s Ultimatum An Empty Threat — ASUU

ASUU Strike 2013 News Update — The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) on Thursday described the threat by the federal government to sack lecturers if they don’t return to classroom as empty threat that could not hold water. The union said it is vindicated that the Federal government was not ready to implement resolutions […]

Mimiko Vowes To Replace AAUA Striking Lecturers From 2nd December

The management of Adekunke Ajasin University, Akungba has vowed to commence the replacement of striking lecturers who refuse to resume as from December 2nd. Information reaching us has it that Prof. Mimiko remains resolute about his decision to re-open the university on December 2, as he had ordered students ansd lecturers alike to resume on […]

ASUU Denies Making Any Fresh Demands to FG

ASUU has denied making fresh demands in order to call off strike. We reported to you after ASUU NEC Meeting in Kano that ASUU Decided Not To Call Off The Strike as they Seek FG Assurance. It was also widely reported that ASUU made some fresh demands which also including paying their salaries for the […]

Call Off Strike Or Lose Your Jobs, Jonathan Tells ASUU

The latest news on ASUU Strike is that the Federal Government has threatened to sack Lecturers if they fail to call off the strike. News reaching us has it that President Jonathan has ordered the immediate re-opening of Universities in the country. He further said that any lecturer who fails to resume work will be […]

UNIJOS VC Appeals To ASUU To Suspend Its Strike

Prof. Hayward Mafuyai, the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Jos, on Tuesday appealed to the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) to suspend its strike in the interest of the nation. Mafuyai, said this, while exchanging views with newsmen in Jos. He said that the university lecturers should consider the plight of their students by […]

ASUU Strike 2013 Update: Pro-chancellors Order Universities Open

The latest 2013 ASUU Strike Update is that the Committee of Pro-chancellors of Nigerian Federal Universities has ordered immediate re-opening of Universities in the Country. This is coming because they believe all efforts to resolve the crisis has failed. Do you think this would ever hold water? A university cannot resume academic activities without lecturers. […]

EBSU Pulls Out Of ASUU Strike, Recalls Students

Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki, EBSU, is also pulling out of the ongoing ASUU Strike. The management of the University has ordered lecturers and students alike to resume academic activities as the strike lingers. EBSU breaks ranks, pulls out of ASUU Strike, recalls students The management of Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki, EBSU, yesterday ordered lecturers and […]

ASUU Strike Update: ASUU New Demands Outrageous – FG

The latest update on ASUU Strike (July 3013 – present) is the condemnation of new demands made by ASUU by the Federal Government. You will recall that ASUU announced another set of demands after their NEC meting in Kano. The said these demands must be met before they call of the strike. Read the full […]

ASUU Plans To Call Off Strike Jan 2014 — UNILAG faction

The latest news on the 2013 ASUU Strike is that ASUU is planning to end the ongoing strike mid-January next year. This is according to faction of ASUU, UNILAG Chapter. According to the faction leader, Dr Adeyemi Daramola, the target of ASUU is to call off the strike by mid-January of 2014. Read the full […]

Both FG And ASUU Members Are Losers – NLC Boss

The Vice President of NLC, Comrade Issa Aremu said both the Federal Government and striking members of ASUU, were both losers in the ongoing strike action. The NLC Boss, Aremu spoke with journalists in Ilorin at the fidau for the late wife of the pioneer Chairman of ICPC , Hajia Akanbi. Comrade Issa Aremu yesterday […]

Wada, Others Should Be Tried For Iyayi’s Murder – ASUU UNIBEN Chapter

ACADEMIC Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, University of Benin chapter, has called for the trial of the Kogi State governor, Alhaji Idris Wada and others connected to the accident that claimed one of their colleagues, Prof. Festus Iyayi. The union also blamed the government of the state for attempting to distort the facts about the […]

ASUU Go Back To School ‘cos FG Has Acceded Your Request – Okonjo Iweala

The Coordinating Minister for the Economy and Minister of Finance, Dr Ngozi Okonjo‑Iweala, weekend, appealed to the striking university lecturers to call off the strike and resume teaching. She said this after she and the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Mallam Sanusi Lamido Sanusi bagged doctorate honorary doctorate degrees at a private university, […]

No Salary Arrears, No resumption (Strike Continues) – ASUU

The latest ASUU Strike news update is that the leadership of ASUU has decided not to call off the strike and continue until the four months salaries owed its members are paid. You will recall that the government invoked the “No work, no pay” policy when the strike started. The lecturers have not been paid […]

ASUU Decides Not To Call Off Strike at NEC Meeting, Seeks FG Assurance

The latest news update on ASUU strike is that ASUU at the NEC Meeting held on Friday, 22nd November, 2013 decided not to call off the strike. So, the strike continues as earned allowance divides union opinions. In another report, it was gathered that ASUU is meeting the FG on Monday to seek assurance of […]

ASUU NEC Ends Meeting, To Brief FG On Outcome

The latest news ASUU Strike news update is the outcome of ASUU NEC Meeting held on Friday, which  is one thing Nigerian students have been waiting for. This might lead to the end of the more than 4-month-old strike. Since ASUU National Executive Committee met in Kano, there have been speculations on what the outcome […]

Government Killed Former ASUU President Because Of Strike – JAF

The Joint Action Front (JAF) has accused the government of master-minding the killing of former president of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Prof Festus Iyayi who died recently in a motor accident involving the convoy of Kogi State governor. Several people and organized bodies have commented on the death of Iyayi. President Goodluck […]

ASUU Strike: ASUU NEC Meeting to Hold Friday, 22nd November

The latest ASUU Strike update is that ASUU NEC Meeting will now hold on Friday, 22nd November, 2013 with a view to calling off the strike after being postponed initially. The postponement was due to the death of Former ASUU President, Prof. Festus Iyayi in a car accident. He met his untimely end while on […]

UNILAG Denies Pulling Out of ASUU Strike

University of Lagos (UNILAG) pulling out of the ongoing ASUU Strike has been called a mere rumour by UNILAG ASUU leadership. They claim that ASUU UNILAG Branch is a strong and active one and they will not disappoint. Academic activities will resume only after he strike has been called off. University of Lagos has denied […]

ASUU Strike: ASUU As A Political Party

ASUU As a political party is an article written by Emmanuel Ayodeji and published on a column on Guardian Nigeria. Enjoy it and drop your comments. FOR over four months now, academic activities have been non-existent in universities all over the country. This is borne out of the fact that the Academic Staff Union of […]

ASUU Queries 4 ESUT Professors For Acting Against Ongoing Strike

The latest ASUU Strike news update is that four Professors of ESUT have been queried by ASUU for sabotaging the ongoing strike. Recall that we informed you of the attempt by ESUT to resume academic activities even as the strike continues. ASUU later came out to dissociate itself from this. Read the latest ASUU Strike […]

ASUU Strike Update: FG Can’t Negotiate With ASUU Without NSIWC

The ASUU Strike 2013 latest news update is that the Chairman, Senate Committee on Establishment and Public Service Matters, Aloysius Etok has made it known that the negotiations between the Federal Government and ASUU would amount to nothing if the National Income, Salaries and Wages Commission is not involved. Read the full details of the […]

NSCDC Begins 7-Day Fasting / Prayer To End ASUU Strike

The Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has started 7 Days of Fasting and Prayer to End ASUU Strike- The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) on Thursday began seven days fasting and prayer for an end to the lingering Academic Staff of Union of Nigerian Universities (ASUU) strike. This is contained in a statement issued […]

It’s Unfair To Blame Iyayi’s Death On FG — Presidential Aide

THE Senior Special Assistant to President Goodluck Jonathan on Youths and Student Affairs, Mr. Jude Imagwe, weekend, described as unfair and untrue, allegations that the Federal Government killed the late former President of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, Prof. Festus Iyayi. Imagwu, shortly after he paid a condolence visit to the Iyayi family, […]

ASUU To Now Hold NEC Meeting Friday, Says Iyayi’s Burial Top Priority

ASUU will now hold her NEC meeting on Friday after postponing it due to the tragic death of former President, Prof. Festus Iyayi. He died in a ghastly car accident on his way to ASUU NEC meeting in Kano. Several reactions have trailed the loss of Prof. Iyayi, including this one from Hon. Patrick Obahiagbon. […]

ASUU Dissociates Self From ESUT Planned Resumption

The Academic Staff Union of Universities on Sunday dissociated itself from the planned resumption of academic activities at the Enugu State University of Science and Technology. Recall that we informed you of the plan by ESUT to resume academic activities which came along with IBBU pulling out of the ongoing ASUU Strike. The leadership of […]

Iyayi’s Kinsmen Begs ASUU To Call Off Strike, Refutes The N50Bn Demand

THE family of the late former President of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Prof. Festus Iyayi, yesterday, disassociated themselves from the N50billion demand from the Kogi State government over the death of their son, saying that no amount of money can compensate for the loss. Meanwhile the Coalition to Save Nigeria (CSN) has […]

IBBU Pulls Out of ASUU Strike, To Resume School Activities 18th November

Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University, Lapai (IBBU) is pulling out of the ongoing ASUU Strike. Students of the school are expected to resume for academic activities on Monday, 18th November, 2013. The general public and students of IIBU should take note. The statement released by IBBU announcing the pulling out of the strike goes thus: The […]

University of Ibadan Convocation 2013 Postponed Indefinitely

University of Ibadan (UI) 2013 Convocation has been postponed indefinitely due to the ongoing ASUU Strike. No new date has been announced for the 65th Convocation ceremony. A statement released on the University of Ibadan’s website about the postponement of the convocation goes thus: Due to the industrial action by members of the Academic Staff […]

UNN Lecturers Vote To Call Off Strike, Insist On Salaries

The latest ASUU strike 2013 update,  on voting amongst ASUU Chapters to vote for against calling of the strike is this. ASUU, UNN Branch voted to call off the strike but insists that the Federal Government must pay them the salaries accrued during the strike. Recollect that, Government instructed the Governing Councils of Universities to […]

ASUU Urged To Honour Iyayi By Calling Off Strike

Lagos State House of Assembly has appealed to the striking Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) to consider putting immediate end to the over four-month old strike to honour Professor Festus Iyayi, who died in a ghastly motor accident on the Lokoja-Abuja road on Tuesday. Iyayi, who was a former president of ASUU, was on […]

Kogi Convoy Drivers That Killed Ex-ASUU President Rejected FRSC training

The Federal Road Safety Commission, FRSC, has disclosed that convoy of Kogi State Governor, Idris Wada, had crashed three times within three months. The FRSC Corps Marshal and Chief Executive, Osita Chidoka, disclosed this yesterday while fielding questions from journalists during this year’s Africa Road Safety Day/ World Day for Remembrance of Road Traffic Crash […]

ASUU Leadership Chased Kogi State Gov. Away From Hospital Over Role In Iyayi’s Death

Angry leaders of the Academic Staff Union of Universities allegedly chased away the Governor of Kogi State, Captain Idris Wada (retd.) from the emergency ward of the  Lokoja General Hospital on Tuesday. We reported to you when the news of Prof. Iyayi’s death broke. He died in an auto crash on his way to ASUU […]

President Jonathan Commiserates With ASUU, Families Over Iyayi’s Death

President Goodluck Jonathan on Tuesday commiserated with the leadership and members of ASUU on the tragic death of its former President, Dr Festus Iyayi. This is disclosed in a statement issued in Abuja by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Dr Reuben Abati. The president extended his sincere condolences to the family, friends […]

Patrick Obahiagbon’s Comment On Former ASUU President’s Death

Honourable Patrick Obahiagbon’s has commented on the death of Former ASUU President in an auto crash on Tuesday. He made the following comment on his Facebook page: Hon. Patrick Obahiagbon made the following update on his personal Facebook profile; “We have lost another stentorian voice in the rugged and pertinacious fight against retrograde and prebendal forces of […]

Iyayi’s Death: ASUU Suspends National Executive Council Meeting

The latest news update on ASUU Strike is that ASUU has postponed her National Executive Council (NEC) Meeting as a result of Iyayi’s death. Hopes of calling off the strike this week are now lost. We reported to you that ASUU chapters all over the country started voting for or against calling off the strike […]

ASUU Strike Latest News: UNIJOS Lecturers Vote Against Call-off

The latest news update on ASUU Strike voting is that UNIJOS Lecturers have voted against calling off the strike. ASUU Chapters have started voting since Monday. Some chapters have voted for ASUU Strike to be called off, some like UNILAG are divided. While some UNILAG lecturers want the strike to be called off, some want […]

ASUU Chapters Voting: UNILAG, UI, Others Vote To End Strike

Chapters of ASUU ha started voting on Monday to end or continue the strike. The latest news update is that some ASUU Chapters have voted to end the strike, some are divided on whether to end the strike or suspend it while other are against calling off the strike. Here is the latest update on […]

ASUU Strike: Union Divided Over Move To Call Off Strike

Here is the latest ASUU Strike news update – As ASUU Chapters vote to end the ongoing strike, there has been diverse opinion and divisions over the move to end the strike. Some ASUU chapters have voted for the ongoing strike to be called off while others are against it. Some voted to just suspend […]

ASUU Strike Update: ASUU Branches Meet Today To Decide On Strike

The latest ASUU strike news update is that branches of ASUU all over the country will meet today to discuss on the new Federal Government offer. They will convey their decisions to ASUU National Executive Committee (NEC) which will meet on Wednesday to decide on the strike. This is where it would be decided unanimously […]

ASUU Strike: ASUU Set To Call Off Strike This Week

There are strong indications ASUU is set to call off the ongoing strike this week after it emerged that some members are already being paid their earned allowances. Zonal branches of ASUU have met and the National Executive Committee (NEC) of ASUU will meet on Wednesday night. They will consider the position of the congresses […]

ASUU Strike: Conditions To Be Met by FG Before We Call-Off Strike

Members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities have given the Federal Government certain conditions to be met before the union could call off its four-month old strike. Part of this condition is that all federal parastatals in charge of fund, labour, and education must sign the agreement purportedly reached between its leadership and the […]

ASUU Strike: FG & ASUU To Meet Again Next Week

The latest news update on ASUU strike is that the leadership of ASUU will meet with the Federal Government next week, including president Jonathan. ASUU are expected to inform the president about the resolution amongst their members an if they are accepting the new offers. ASUU is expected to call off the strike next week. […]

ASUU Under Pressure To End Strike

Following last Monday’s meeting between President Goodluck Jonathan and the Academic Union of Universities (ASUU), the later has come under mounting pressure to call off its four-month-old strike. The federal government had promised to inject N1.1 trillion into public varsities in the next five years. A zonal chairman of the union who spoke on condition […]

ASUU Strike: Union Discusses Jonathan’s Offer

The leadership of ASUU present at the meeting with the Federeal Government is currently discussing the President Jonathan’s offer with other members of the Union. Hours ago we reported to you a demand made by ASUU that we haven’t heard before. ASUU at the meeting, demanded a slash in the salaries of public office holders […]

ASUU May Call Off Strike Next Week, Demands Slash Of Lawmakers’ Salaries By 2014

The latest news update on ASUU Strike we are able to gather is that the strike may be called off next week. We also understand that ASUU is demanding that salaries of Lawmakers, ministers and other political office holders in Nigeria be slashed by 2014. Sometimes in June, we published and shared with you the […]

ASUU Strike To Be Called Off Soon As FG, ASUU Shift Grounds

ASUU Strike may be called off soon as more details of the Monday meeting between ASUU and President Goodluck Jonathan have begun to come out. We understand that both FG  and ASUU have shifted grounds and we might get to see the end of the strike sooner than later. Read more details of the FG/ASUU […]

Ghana Varsities Face Boom In Application Due To ASUU Strike

Nigeria students seeking admission now running to Ghana due to ASUU Strike. Ghana’s public universities are facing a boom in applications, but do not have sufficient facilities to meet growing demand that has been exacerbated by an influx of students from neighbouring countries and a double cohort leaving school this year. As a result, admission […]

ASUU Strike: ASUU Undecided After Marathon Truce Meeting With FG

The meeting between ASUU and President Jonathan on Monday, 4th November 2013 might just be the beginning of the end of the ongoing strike. The outcome of the meeting between the two parties was not divulged to the public. We understand that President Jonathan has made some new offers. The President of ASUU will not […]

Outcome Of Today’s ASUU / Federal Government Meeting

The outcome of the meeting between ASUU leadership and the Federal Government was good. The meeting was successful and there are rumours from some quarters that the strike may be called off soon. It was also reported that both parties were smiling after the meeting. They however declined comments and refused to respond to questions […]

ASUU To Meet President Jonathan Today, Expresses Reservations

The ongoing ASUU Strike may be called off soon as the leadership of the Union is meeting with the Federal Government today. The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) Sunday expressed reservations over the planned meeting between President Goodluck Jonathan and the top leadership of the union, which is scheduled for today in Abuja, in […]

ASUU Strike: Union Warns FG Against Forceful Re-opening of Universities

The latest ASUU Strike news update is that the leadership of ASUU has issued a warning to the Federal Government over the reported plan to re-open Universities forcefully (with or without ASUU). Recall that we informed you of that development last week, when we informed you that FG may resolve to plan B (click here […]

NASU, NAAT, SSANU Tell FG To Ignore MoU Signed with ASUU

The latest ASUU strike news update is that other University Unions – NASU, SSANU and NAAT, have asked FG to ignore the MoU signed with ASUU. This, they claim is to avoid further crisis in the education sub-sector. The Unions also claim that the Memorandum of Understanding is to the selfish interests of ASUU and […]

ASUU Strike: FG Yet To Release N100bn To Universities– ASUU

Despite claims by the Federal government that the sum of N100billion had been disbursed to 59 public universities to improve infrastructure in the benefitting institutions, the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, has alleged that none of the universities had received the said sum. This is just as former Head of State, General Yakubu Gowon […]

ASUU Strike: Nigerian Varsities To Open Next Week, With Or Without ASUU?

The latest news coming your way on ASUU strike is that the FG is set to open Nigerian Universities with or without ASUU, according to ScanNews Nigeria. President Goodluck Jonathan will on Monday, November 4, meet with the leadership of ASUU at the Presidential Villa. An official of the Vice President’s office who pleaded anonymity […]

ASUU Strike Will Soon Be Over – NLC President

The latest ASUU strike update coming your way is that NLC President has stated that the ongoing ASUU Strike would be called off soon and the crisis rocking the education sector wil come to an end. The National President of Nigeria Labour Congress Abdulwaheed Omar has stated that the ongoing Academic Staff Union of University […]

ASUU Strike: Call Off Strike Or Face Confrontation, NANS Warns ASUU

The ongoing ASUU Strike is taking an interesting turn. The latest update is that students are now turning their backs on ASUU. They have now asked ASUU to call off the strike – giving a 7-day ultimatum. Frustrated by over four months of strike that has kept their future in the balance leadership of the […]

Outcome of Education Minister and ASUU Secret Meeting?

Have you been looking for the outcome of the meeting between ASUU and the Minister of Education? Well, we can reliably inform you that the meeting lasted for less than an hour and the conclusion reached at the meeting was not disclosed to the public. It has also been reported that the Minister of Education […]

ASUU Strike: President Commends Members For Their Conduct

As the ongoing ASUU strike enters day 121, the President of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, Dr. Nasir Fagge, has commended members of the union for their conduct since the strike began on July 1. Fagge commended the efforts of ASUU principal leaders at ensuring that ‘there is no going back’ until their demands […]

ASUU Strike: FG Rejected Suggestion To Involve Shagari, Obasanjo And Others

The Federal Government has rejected the suggestion to involve past Presidents/Heads of States, governors and traditional rulers in its current face-off with the Academic Staff Union of Universities. National President of Nigerian Union of Teachers, Michael Olukoya, had after a palliative meeting with the Minister of Education, Nyeson Wike; and the Minister of Labour and […]

FG In Crucial Meeting With ASUU Today • ‘Talks With VCs Fruitful

The latest news update on ASUU strike is that ASUU is meeting with FG today with a view to resolving the lingering striking action by University lecturers. THE Federal Government and the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) will meet today in a last ditch efforts to resolve the lingering crisis in the University System. […]

ASUU Faults David Mark On Comments Against Government Negotiator

The Academic Staff Union of Universities, University, ASUU, of Ibadan has asked the Senate President, David Mark to apologise to the leader of Government negotiation with ASUU, Deacon Gamaliel Onosode over alleged disparaging comments. This formed part of the resolutions of the union at the end of a congress in the institution, weekend. The resolution […]

FG Is Trying To Run Away From The Agreement – ASUU

Clement Chup is the zonal coordinator of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) in Abuja. Chup, in this interview, hints that there is no end in sight to the four months old strike by the university teachers which has kept students at home. By Laide Akinboade The Minister of Education recently said ASUU strike […]

ASUU Strike: FG/ASUU Dragged To Court

This is an interesting news on ASUU Strike. The latest we have heard apart from this is that the Senate has passed a resolution to put an end to the strike. Now, we have this interesting one about a Lawyer taking ASUU and FG to court. Recall that a group also reportedly dragged ASUU to […]

ASUU Strike: Reps To Approve Supplementary Budget

The latest news about ASUU Strike is that the House of Reps has promised to approve a supplementary budget to put an end to ASUU Strike. Recall that we informed you that the senate has passed a resolution to put an end to the ongoing ASUU Strike. The House of Representatives said on Thursday that […]

ASUU Strike: NLC May Declare Solidarity Strike, Meet VP Sambo Today

Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) may join the ongoing ASUU Strike if the news in the electronic media is anything to go by. The Labour Union has sounded out a warning that they might call for a solidarity strike action if Government do not act to resolve the issue quickly. Read the full details of the […]

ASUU Strike: Senate Pass Resolution To End Strike

The latest news on ASUU Strike is that about now, we can inform you that the Nigerian Senate has passed a resolution to end ASUU Strike. The Senate yesterday passed a resolution asking Senate President David Mark to engage President Goodluck Jonathan and ASUU officials to end the strike. Read the full details about this […]

University Administrators Appealed to ASUU & FG Over Ongoing Strike

University administrators in the country on Monday expressed concern over the four-month old face-off between the members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities and the Federal Government. The administrators appealed to both ASUU and the FG to urgently reach a compromise and quickly bring the strike to an end in the interest of the […]

ASUU Strike: Govt Negotiators Are Ignorant – Senate President

This is the latest news update on ASUU Strike and it’s also interesting. Senate President, David Mark has claimed that Government negotiators are ignorant. He further stated that the negotiators entered into an agreement that could not be implemented. This is really interesting considering he fact that President Goodluck Jonathan was part of the agreement […]

Strike May Last for 10 Years if FG Remains Unyielding – ASUU

The latest update on ASUU strike is that the Union has said that the ongoing strike may last for 10 years if Government remains unyielding to their demands. President Jonathan recently appealed to ASUU to call off the strike but the Union first responded that begging will not solve the issue. Now, they have responded […]

Atiku Abubakar, 215 Others Sign Petition To End ASUU Strike

Two hundred and sixteen Nigerians at home and in the Diaspora have signed an online petition asking the Federal Government and the Academic Staff Union of Universities to end the industrial dispute which has kept public universities shut for four months. The petition launched on change.org, a go-to site for web protests, is asking President Goodluck […]

ASUU Strike Will Be Over In Few Months – Education Minister…Few Months?

The Minister of Education says ASUU strike will be over in few months. I asked myself, few months? The strike is near four months in duration already. Why would the Minister think Nigerian students can stay at home for extra few months? How many month is even few? I’d say 3, 4 months. The Federal […]

The Truth About Government’s Position On ASUU Strike – Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala

PRESS RELEASE: Contrary to some recent media reports, the Federal government has not adopted a take-it-or-leave-it approach in its negotiations with ASUU. Rather, the approach is focused on positive engagement and achieving sustainable solutions to the challenges facing higher education in the country. That is why President Goodluck Jonathan recently appealed to ASUU to respond […]

ASUU Strike: Begging Will Not End Strike, ASUU Tells Jonathan

The latest news update on ASUU strike is that ASUU has turned down President Jonathan’s plea to end the strike. Recall that the President pleaded with the leadership of ASUU to call of the strike which has gone into it’s fourth month. Read the full details of the latest news on ASUU Strike as reported […]

ASUU Strike: Herbalists Back ASUU As Students kick

Students have called on the Academic Staff Union of Universities not to betray them in the on-going strike. They said they would not like a situation when the strike would be called off without achieving anything. This came as herbalists in Oyo State pledged their support for ASUU. According to the President of the herbalists […]

ASUU Strike: UNIABUJA Student Attempts Suicide, Says It Was A Better Option

The ongoing strike of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU took a different turn on Saturday at the Dutse-Alhaji area of Abuja when a female student of the University of Abuja made to hang herself in protest of the nearly four months old strike. The female student identified as Jane Okoro had already hanged […]

ASUU Strike: Jonathan Begs ASUU To Call Off Strike

The latest development on ASUU Strike is that President Goodluck Jonathan begged members of ASUU to go back to call of the ongoing strike and go back to work. This is coming days after it was reported that ASUU rejected a fresh N600bn offered by the FG. We also reported that NANS barricaded Niger Bridge […]

ASUU Strike Has Increased Prostitution, Group Alleges

COALITION of Civil Society Organizations, Market women and students have staged a protest with placards of different inscriptions at the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Abuja, over the continuous strike  by the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, alleging that the strike has increased prostitution in the country. The group which noted that the strike was […]

ASUU Strike: NANS Protests, Barricades Niger Bridge For Hours

The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) on Friday barricaded the Asaba axis of the Niger Bridge for more than two hours. The action, which was jointly carried out by some university students and their polytechnic counterparts, was in protest against the protracted strike by ASUU. The aggrieved students blocked the bridge at about 1 […]

ASUU Strike Update: ASUU To Meet Over Strike Today

The latest update on ASUU Strike is that the Union is meeting on Saturday (Today). THE National Strike Coordinating Committee, NSCC, comprising of principal officers and Zonal Coordinators of Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU will be meeting Saturday to take stock of the ongoing strike embarked by the union that is entering the fourth […]

ASUU Rejects FG Fresh N600b Offer, Insists Strike Must Continue

The latest on ASUU Strike is that the leadership of the Union has rejected FG Fresh N600b Offer from the FG, insisting that the strike must continue. University teachers remained adamant last night, saying their strike would go on, despite the government’s shifting of its position. The strike has been on for four months. More […]

FG-ASUU Agreement 2009 Details

The Federal Government-ASUU Agreement of 2009 has been detailed in this post for the purpose of people who have questions about it. The 2009 FG-ASUU Agreement has been a subject of discussions and questions from many Nigerians. Many students who are tired of staying at home now want to know the details of the agreement […]

ASUU Strike Update: We Are Yet To Receive N100bn From FG – VCs

Seven weeks after the Federal Government announced that it has commenced implementation of the agreement signed with the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, by disbursing N100 billion to each of the 59 public universities, the affected tertiary institutions have raised alarm that they are yet to receive the fund. The Governor Gabriel Suswan-led Presidential […]

Student Group Gives Federal Govt One Month To End ASUU Strike

The Coalition of Students’ Activists (COSA) has given the Federal Government a month’s ultimatum to meet the demands of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) as laid out in its 2009 agreement with the union. The students urged labour unions and civil society groups to join the university teachers’ strike to ensure proper funding…[Continue reading]

ASUU Strike: Stakeholders Divided Over NUT Solidarity Strike

Education stakeholders are divided on the decision taken by the Nigerian Union of Teachers, NUT, to commence a solidarity strike in support of striking university lecturers. While those in support of the solidarity strike are of the view that it would draw the attention of the international community to the state of Nigerian education, those…[Continue reading]

ASUU Strike: Lecturers Vow To Continue Strike As FG Stops Salaries

The latest on ASUU Strike is that ASUU has vowed to continue the strike they embarked upon in July even as the Federal Government invokes the “No work, no pay” policy. We informed you when we got information that Federal Government has ordered Lecturers’ salaries to be stopped by Governing Councils. The striking lecturers have...[Continue reading]

ASUU Strike: Electricity Workers Threaten Nationwide Blackout In Solidarity

The latest update on ASUU Strike is that the National Union of Electricity Employees, NUEE, has threatened to go on a solidarity strike with ASUU. They have issues the Federal Government a 7-day ultimatum to resolve the ongoing ASUU Strike of face a NUEE shutting down with a consequence of nationwide blackout. Read the full…[Continue reading]

ASUU Strike Not Politically Motivated, NLC Tells Jonathan

Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has made it clear to President Goodluck Jonathan that the ongoing ASUU Strike is not politically motivated. This is in reaction to the claim by the president that the strike was a political action against his government. He also offered no solution to resolve the strike in the recently-held presidential media…[Continue reading]

ASUU Strike Will End Soon – President Jonathan

President Goodluck Jonathan on Tuesday said that because of the importance his administration attached to the medical and educational sectors, he was determined to do all within his powers to resolve all issues that currently lead to labour disputes and strikes in both sectors. Resident doctors and members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities …[Continue reading]

ASUU Strike Latest: NUPENG To Go On Solidarity Action

Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers, NUPENG, weekend, threatened stop distribution of petroleum products across the country if the Federal Government failed to implement the agreement reached with the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU. Though no specific date was fixed for the commencement of the soliarity strike, the union said the strike …[Continue reading]

ASUU Strike: We Are Not Sure When It Will End – Fagge

The President of Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Dr. Nasir Isa Fagge has said that although the Union has begun consultations among its members following discussions with Vice President, Namadi Sambo, it cannot confirm when it will call off the ongoing strike. Fagge spoke with journalists in Makurdi shortly after the Union’s congress meeting…[Continue reading]

It’s Federal Government, Not ASUU That Is Lying – ERC

The Education Rights Campaign (ERC), has refuted the statement made by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Youth and Student Matters, Mr. Jude Imagwe, that the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) is being economical with the truth on the issues of contention in the on-going strike. In a press statement, the ERC…[Continue reading]

ASUU Strike: Public Varsities Students To Miss Batch ‘C’ NYSC

Hope of final year students in Nigeria public universities getting call-up letters to participate in the batch ‘C’  National Youth Service Corps will be dashed, due to the ongoing strike of the Academic Staff Union of Universities ASUU. A reliable source close to the NYSC authority who pleaded anonymity, yesterday said: “Presently, the  potential  graduates…[Continue reading]

ASUU Strike : FG Hasn’t Shown Commitment Towards Agreement

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has reiterated its stance that the federal government has not shown any commitment or seriousness towards the implementation of the 2009 agreement as a way of resolving the ongoing strike which commenced on June 30. The union also said the government has not given Nigerians much reasons to …[Continue reading]

ASUU Strike Update: FG Stops Lecturers’ Salary (No Work, No Pay)

Update on ASUU Strike is that FG has stopped striking lecturers’ salary – The Federal Government has invoked the ‘no work, no pay’ labour rule against striking university lecturers as their industrial action enters the 93rd day with no end in sight. Some of the federal university vice chancellors have not paid the Academic Staff …[Continue reading]

Why Should State Varsities Join ASUU Strike — President Jonathan

The President of Nigeria, Dr Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, during the Live Media chat yesterday, boldly described the strike as unfortunate declaring that that the action has serious political undertone. “Why should a state university lecturer go on strike for a federal problem?” the president queried. President Goodluck noted that the strike had political colouration giving …[Continue reading]

President Jonathan Offers No Solution To ASUU Strike, Says Strike Politicized

There are strong indications that the ongoing ASUU Strike will continue for long as the President refused to offer any plan for resolving the issue. The president claimed that ASUU’s demands that led to the strike are politicized in the presidential media chat broadcast on 29th September, 2013 on the Nigerian Television Authority, NTA. ASUU …[Continue reading]

Reasons Why FG Wants ASUU Strike to Continue

Nigerian universities have been buffeted with agonising months of strikes for over a decade and until now, the story is pretty much the same. Government is still unwilling to give the education sector a shot in the arm. The Academic Staff Union of Universities has been on strike since June 30 and has engaged in…[Continue reading]

ASUU Strike Update: Students Protest In Kano

Tired of staying at home, hundreds of Bayero University, BUK, students in Kano, northwest Nigeria, on Thursday, staged a peaceful protest, and gave the Federal Government and Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, one week to resolve their issues or face the wrath of Nigerian students. The students also called on President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan…[Continue reading]

SSANU Threatens To Join ASUU Strike By Monday

The Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU) says it may commence a nationwide strike by Monday if its members are not paid their salaries. Mr Promise Adewusi, the association’s General Secretary, said this at a press briefing in Abuja on Thursday. He said that the strike was being considered to protest against the stoppage …[Continue reading]

ASUU Strike: Primary, Secondary School Teachers To Join, Give 2 Weeks Ultimatum

The latest update on the 2013 ASUU Strike is that Primary and Secondary school teachers have threatened a solidarity strike. They also gave two weeks ultimatum to the Federal Government to resolve issues with ASUU Strike or risk primary school and secondary school teachers going on strike. We have all thought ASUU would call off […]The latest update on the 2013 ASUU Strike is that Primary and Secondary school teachers have threatened a solidarity strike. They also gave two weeks ultimatum to the Federal Government to resolve issues with ASUU Strike or risk primary school and secondary school teachers going on strike. We have all thought ASUU would call off …[Continue reading]

ASUU Strike Update: Adekunle Ajasin University Akungba May Pull Out

The latest Update on ASUU Strike is that Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba-Akoko (AAUA), Ondo State has threatened to pull out of the ongoing strike. We all thought the strike would come to an end soon after Vice President Sambo took over the … [Continue reading]

ASUU Strike: Unilag Students Divided; Some Lock Gate Against Protesting Others

A rift that has torn students of Nigerian institutions of higher learning manifested itself at the University of Lagos when protesters organized by the Joint Campus Committee (JCC) of the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) were yesterday barred from gaining entrance into the University of Lagos. The protesters made good on their threat to [Continue Reading]

President Jonathan’s Statement on Education Via His Facebook Page

 As 2013 ASUU Strike continues, President Goodluck Jonathan took to Facebook to tell us about the improvements he has seen in the Education Sector since his administration took steps to address the general decay in education. He attributed the improvements he perceived to those achieved by students in the 2013 NECO results. Here is President… [Continue Reading]

Federal Government Can Borrow To Resolve ASUU Strike – VC

The Vice-Chancellor, Al-Hikmah University, Ilorin, Kwara State, Prof. Sulyman Abdulkareem, in this interview with SUCCESS NWOGU, speaks on the nation’s university system, especially with regard to the ongoing strike embarked upon by lecturers in public universities How has the journey been at the Al-Hikmah University? I am grateful to God that things are working out well in… [Continue Reading]

ASUU Dragged To Industrial Court Over Lingering Strike

THE strike action embarked upon by university lecturers has assumed another dimension as the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has been dragged before the National Industrial Court of Nigeria (NICN) over the lingering strike action. The suit, with the number NICW/Abj/242/2013 which also has ministers of labour and productivity, education, finance and justice, as… [Continue Reading]

Update On ASUU Strike: Withholding Our Salary Will Not Stop Us

The latest update on ASUU Strike as at morning of 24th September, 2013 is that the striking lecturers have now made a statement, saying that they would not call off the strike even if the Federal Government adopts the “No Work, No Pay” policy. When the Vice President took over the negotiations with ASUU, hopes… [Continue Reading]

Latest ASUU News : 2013 ASUU Strike Continues

Latest on ASUU Strike is that Strike continues just like we reported to you yesterday. There was widespread information in the media that ASUU might call off the ongoing strike after the Vice President of the nation took over the overseeing of negotiations between FG and ASUU. From all indications now the strike continues. Here…[Continue Reading]

ASUU Vows To Continue Strike, Put Blames On NUC

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has blamed the rot in the Nigerian university system on the Executive Secretary of the National University Commission, Julius Okojie, saying his failure to insist on quality has bastardised Nigerian universities. The lecturers also vowed to continue their strike unless the federal government honours the 2009 agreement it… [Continue Reading]

ASUU strike Update: We Are Tired – NANS

NANS has come out to implore to well meaning Nigerians to intervene in the the tug of war between ASUU and the Federal Government to put an end to the ongoing strike. The Government sacked the Gov. Suswan-led negotiation committee and the Vice President of the nation, Namadi Sambo took over the negotiations with ASUU… [Continue Reading]

FG and ASUU Struck a New Deal Last Night

The Federal Government and the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) struck a new deal last night. This happened at a three-hour close-door meeting at the State House in Abuja between Vice President Mohammed Namadi Sambo and the leadership of the union.Speaking to State House correspondents after the meeting, ASUU President Nasir Isa Fagge said… [Continue Reading]

ASUU Strike Update: VP Sambo Takes Over Government’s Negotiation

The Vice President Namadi Sambo has, in a bid to end the continuous gridlock in the dialogue between the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU and federal government, taken over the negotiation process. The government’s negotiation team was formerly headed by the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Pius Anyim. For the first time… [Continue Reading]

ASUU Blasts Anglican Primate For Canvassing Union’s Ban

The Academic Staff Union of Universities has condemned the comment of the Primate of the Church of Nigeria, Anglican Communion, Most Rev. Nicholas Okoh, calling for the ban of the university lecturers’ union. Okoh, had, last week called on the Federal Government to disband ASUU owing to the unresolved industrial face-off between the government and… [Continue reading]

ASUU Strike : Benue Governor Vows To Evoke “No Work, No Pay” Policy

Benue State governor, Mr Gabriel Suswam, has vowed to get tough on striking lecturers of Benue State University, Makurdi, by evoking Meanwhile, Benue State governor, Mr Gabriel Suswam, has vowed to get tough on striking lecturers of Benue State … [Continue reading]

ASUU Strike Update: FG Re-opens Negotiation With ASUU

The latest update on ASUU Strike is that FG has called and re-opened negotiations with ASUU. This has brought renewed hopes for students, parents, transporters and traders who have complained about collapse of economic activities as a result of the … [Continue reading]

ASUU Strike : Transporters, Traders Lament Losses, Seek Solution

Some transporters, traders and others who provide services on university campuses have lamented the negative impact of the strike embarked on by the Academic Staff Union of Universities three months ago. They said the strike was not favourable to …Read full gist…

ASUU Cautions VCs over Post UTME Screening

ASUU Strike 2013 Update –  The Abuja Zone of Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has cautioned Vice Chancellors of Nigerian Universities who disregard the warning of the Union to conduct Post UTME screening exercise.

If you recall, ASUU had previously directed its members in the Nation’s Universities to reject results of Post-UTME screening exercises conducted during the ongoing strike. The Union described the exercise as illegal and unacceptable. Read Full Gist…

ASUU Strike: PDP Begins 7 Days Fasting And Prayers

The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Abubakar Kawu Baraje, has requested all members of PDP worldwide to embark on seven days fasting and prayers commencing from Monday, 16th of September, 2013. This spiritual intervention is as a result of the concern of the Baraje-led PDP for the plight of parents and our children due to the continued closure of public universities following the strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) to protest the Federal Government’s failure to keep the agreement it signed with the Union in 2009. Read full gist…

NANS Urges ASUU To Go Back To Negotiation

The latest ASUU Strike update is that NANS has urged striking lecturers to go back to the negotiation table with the FG after ASUU announced they are pulling out of negotiations with the Federal Government. They claimed they already reached an agreement with the FG in 2009 and they only want them to implement the…Read Full Gist…

Tuition Fees To Increase If Demands Are Not Fully Met By FG – ASUU

The Ebonyi State University Chapter of ASUU has warned of likely increase in school fees if the demands of ASUU were not fully met eventually by the Federal Government. The Chairman of the chapter, Prof. Ndubuisi Idenyi, gave the warning in Abakiliki at a news conference on the current ASUU strike. Idenyi said the fee…Read full gist…

Okonjo-Iweala Blackmailing Nigerians On ASUU Strike – Akpatason

Minister of Finance, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has been accused of blackmailing Nigerian and insensitive to the plight of Nigerian students amidst different reactions from different quarters on the ongoing ASUU Strike which has seen lecturers in the Nigerian Universities as well students stay at home for about three months now. This accusation was made by…Read full gist…

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  1. Whats d meanin of dat? pdp goin on 7days fastin n prayr. we dnt nd prayrs bt actions in dis case, we pray 2much in nija.

  2. Joseph Edion says:

    Its a very big shame to Nigeria dat despite d huge natural resources we have in dis country, yet they cant power education.

  3. ngozi ASOEGWU says:

    ASUU AND FG PLEASE CONTINUE YOUR NEGOCIATION BECAUSE WE STUDENTS ARE TIRED OF STAYING AT HOME. THANK YOU

  4. i hate asuu chairman passionately but his death is near, his children wil die mysteriously. his wife wil be r*ped 2 death. stupid man

    • There is no need for using such hate words. You might want to read the terms of the agreements first, maybe by then, you’d see that what they fight for benefits the students more than it benefits them.

  5. NGS I guess u r high abi.do u know how tiring it is being @ home for Good 3months duin nuffin but praying so dis nonsense politicalized strike to be over asuu is fighting for it self not us so plz plz nd plz if u dnt know wat to say or write, just kip reading d comments…mtcheew Rubbish

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