Breaking: ASUU calls-off strike

The Academic Staff Union of Universities(ASUU) has suspended its three-month old strike. The leadership of the academic union have also been asked to resume on Friday February 8th. National President of the union, Professor Biodun Ogunyemi, announced this Yesterday, Thursday February 7th during a press briefing at the Nigeria Labour Congress complex in Abuja. The striking lecturers took the decision after a meeting with representatives of the Federal Government led by the Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige. Recall that ASUU began this strike in November 2018.

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“We have reached partial agreement with ASUU” – Chris Ngige

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, says the  lingering strike action of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), might soon come to an end as the leadership of the union and the Federal government have reached a partial agreement, jeossyjs gathered. Recall that the academic union began their strike action on November 5th to demand better funding for the Education sector. Speaking after a reconciliation meeting with the union yesterday December 10th, the Minister told newsmen that the strike would soon be called off as efforts are being made…

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AGAIN! Yesterday’s Meeting of ASSU and FG ends in deadlock

Another meeting between the federal government and the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) ended on Monday night without an immediate resolution of the dispute, jeossyjs gathered. The meeting which held at the Federal Ministry of Labour was to find a lasting solution to the ongoing strike by the university lecturers. At least four other meetings have been held between both parties before Monday’s since the strike commenced on November 4. While addressing journalists, the minister of labour and employment, Chris Ngige, said the meeting has been adjourned to December…

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ASUU Rejects Proposed Hiking Of University Fees to about N500,000k

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has rejected the hiking of school fees of university students as proposed by Dr Wale Babalakin, the chief government negotiator in the ASUU/Federal Government renegotiation exercise. Prof. Lawan Abubakar, the Bauchi Zonal Coordinator of the Union made the disclosure at a press conference in Jos, the Plateau State capital. Abubakar said, “One of the major issues our union wishes to bring to public domain is the wild idea of sharing the cost of education between the government and parents proposed by Dr. Wale…

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