FG, ASUU Reach Agreement; Varsities May Resume Next Week

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) may call off the lingering strike this weekend to allow public universities to resume academic activities next week. Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige, gave this indication on Monday after long hours of conciliatory meeting with the representatives of ASUU led by its President, Professor Biodun […]


ASUU Talks Tough Ahead Of Friday Meeting With INEC

The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ahead of its Friday’s meeting with the Independent National Electoral Commission, has said that its ongoing seven-week strike is in the national interest. The National President of ASUU, Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi, who stated this in an interview with a national newspaper in response to the call on the union […]

ASUU begins nationwide strike

The Academic Staff Union of Universities has commenced an indefinite nationwide industrial action. The National President of the union, Dr. Biodun Ogunyemi, announced this on Monday during a meeting of the National Executive Council of ASUU in Abuja. He said during the strike, there shall be no teaching, no examination and no attendance of statutory […]

Colloquium to honour Professor Abubakar Momoh holds in Lagos

A coalition of organisations have slated a Colloquium in Lagos in honour of one of Nigeria’s renowned scholars, Abubakar Momoh, Professor of Political Science at the Lagos State University (LASU). The organisations which include the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Labour and other civil society platforms are planning the one day event in memory […]

ASUU directs lecturers to reject incomplete salaries

The Academic Staff Union of Universities, on Wednesday, told Nigerians to hold the Federal Government responsible for the growing corruption in public universities across the country. ASUU also directed its members to reject all incomplete salaries from the government starting from the end of March. According to the union, the cut in remittances to public […]

ASUU strike would soon be over-FG

While the strike embarked upon by the Academic Staff Union of University (ASUU) continues to bite hard, the Federal Government yesterday has expressed optimism that the industrial action would soon be over. Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Labour and Employment, Dr Clement Illo, told newsmen in Abuja, the Nigerian capital that the government was positive that […]