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  1. ASUU Labels Tinubu Administration as Worst for Anti-Labor Policies

    Nigeria ASUU Labels Tinubu Administration as Worst for Anti-Labor Policies

    ASUU criticizes President Bola Tinubu's administration as the worst in anti-labor policies, citing unmet demands, lack of engagement, and inadequate funding for public universities. The union issues a four-week ultimatum, threatening industrial action if the government does not address their...
  2. ASUU Blasts Governments Over Politicization of Universities

    Nigeria ASUU Blasts Governments Over Politicization of Universities

    ASUU criticizes federal and state governments for politicizing education, likening universities to constituency projects. Issues include inadequate funding, salary delays despite workload coverage during strikes, and unresolved disputes leading to threats of strikes in seven universities. ASUU...
  3. Nigerian Education Sector Grinds to Halt: ASUU and SSANU Join Nationwide Strike

    Nigeria Nigerian Education Sector Grinds to Halt: ASUU and SSANU Join Nationwide Strike

    Nigerian academic and non-academic staff unions embark on nationwide indefinite strike, demanding a new minimum wage and a review of electricity tariffs. Despite government warnings, unions stand firm, with ASUU, SSANU, and NUT urging full participation. Academic and non-academic staff unions...
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    Metro ASUU Threatens Strike Over Poor Remuneration - Daily Trust

    https://dailytrust.com/asuu-threatens-strike-over-poor-remuneration/
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    Metro Poor education funding aiding kidnapping — ASUU - Vanguard News

    https://www.vanguardngr.com/2024/02/poor-education-funding-aiding-kidnapping-asuu/
  6. Federal Government Initiates Payment of Withheld ASUU Salaries

    Nigeria Federal Government Initiates Payment of Withheld ASUU Salaries

    The Federal Government has taken a significant step in addressing the longstanding issue of withheld salaries for the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU). Prof. Gbolahan Bolarin, ASUU’s chairperson at the Federal University of Technology, Minna, confirmed the commencement of salary...
  7. FG Reveals Plan for Student Loans to Flow Directly to Universities, Stirring Controversy

    Nigeria FG Reveals Plan for Student Loans to Flow Directly to Universities, Stirring Controversy

    In a bid to combat mismanagement and ensure the efficient utilization of student loans, the Nigerian Education Loan Fund (NELF) has announced a significant policy overhaul. Akin Sawyerr, the Executive Secretary of NELF, unveiled plans to revolutionize the disbursement process, aiming to channel...
  8. Anxiety Mounts as ASUU Spotlights Broken Promises, Students Demand Government Accountability

    Nigeria Anxiety Mounts as ASUU Spotlights Broken Promises, Students Demand Government Accountability

    The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) expressed deep concern over the alleged unfulfilled promises of the President Bola Tinubu-led administration, leading to the recent nationwide strike. During a press conference in Umuahia, Abia State, ASUU's National President, Emmanuel Osodeke...
  9. Nigerian Students Worried as ASUU Prepares for Possible Strike Due to Government Inaction on Welfare and Salaries

    Nigeria Nigerian Students Worried as ASUU Prepares for Possible Strike Due to Government Inaction on Welfare and Salaries

    The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) is gearing up for another clash with the Federal Government over unresolved issues, including members' welfare and unmet promises. Discontent has grown among university workers, with disappointment over President Bola Tinubu's unfulfilled...
  10. ASUU Threatens Nationwide Strikes in 2024 Over Budget and Low Pay

    Nigeria ASUU Threatens Nationwide Strikes in 2024 Over Budget and Low Pay

    In a recent interview with The PUNCH, Prof. Emmanuel Oshodeke, a representative of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), disclosed that universities across Nigeria may witness strikes in 2024 due to the insufficient budget allocated to the education sector and poor remuneration...
  11. ASUU Rejects Student Loans, Pushes for Non- Refundable Grants

    Nigeria ASUU Rejects Student Loans, Pushes for Non- Refundable Grants

    The Bauchi Zone of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has firmly rejected the federal government's student loan scheme, proposing non-refundable grants as a more suitable solution for Nigerian students. Lazarus Maig-oro, the ASUU Bauchi Zonal Coordinator, emphasized this stance...
  12. Nigerian Universities Face Staffing Crisis, ASUU Blames Japa and IPPIS Challenge

    Nigeria Nigerian Universities Face Staffing Crisis, ASUU Blames Japa and IPPIS Challenge

    Nigerian universities are grappling with a significant shortage of academic staff, exacerbated by a surge in lecturers leaving for opportunities abroad and challenges associated with the Integrated Personnel and Payroll Information System (IPPIS). The Academic Staff Union of Universities...
  13. National Assembly Grinds to a Halt as Workers Join Nationwide Strike Protests

    Nigeria National Assembly Grinds to a Halt as Workers Join Nationwide Strike Protests

    Workers have effectively shut down the National Assembly complex in Abuja, causing a stir in the capital. The complex's access is restricted, leading to stranded individuals and vehicles. Even journalists are denied entry, with a sergeant-at-arms stating, "We are on strike." This impactful...
  14. Maritime Workers Bring Tin-can Island Port to a Standstill in Nationwide Labor Protest

    Nigeria Maritime Workers Bring Tin-can Island Port to a Standstill in Nationwide Labor Protest

    Members of the Maritime Workers Union of Nigeria (MWUN) have enforced the shutdown of Tin-can Island Port in Apapa, Lagos, aligning with the nationwide strike orchestrated by the organized labor following directives from the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC). This collective action stems from...
  15. ASUU Joins Nationwide Workers' Strike

    Nigeria ASUU Joins Nationwide Workers' Strike

    The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has issued a directive for its members to participate in the nationwide workers' strike declared by the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and the Trade Union Congress (TUC). ASUU President, Emmanuel Osodeke, conveyed the compliance directive to zonal...
  16. ASUU President Forecasts 50% Student Dropout Rate in 2 Years Due to Tuition Hikes

    Nigeria ASUU President Forecasts 50% Student Dropout Rate in 2 Years Due to Tuition Hikes

    The President of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Prof. Emmanuel Osodeke, has warned of a potential crisis in the Nigerian education sector. He expressed concern that if the Federal Government does not intervene to stop the continuous increase in tuition fees at universities, up...
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    Metro JUST IN: FG, NLC meeting ends in a deadlock - Punch Newspaper

    https://punchng.com/just-in-fg-nlc-meeting-ends-in-a-deadlock/
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    Nigeria 35 Professors and Lecturers Face the Axe: Universities and Polytechnics Crack Down on Sexual Harassment

    Over the past five years, at least 35 lecturers in Nigerian tertiary institutions have faced dismissal due to allegations of sexual misconduct, according to an analysis of media reports by Sunday PUNCH. Sexual harassment remains a recurring issue in higher education in Nigeria, with a 2018...
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    Metro ASUU Threatens New Strike Amidst Withheld Eight-Month Pay Concerns

    The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has urged President Bola Tinubu to promptly release the eight months of withheld salaries for lecturers, a consequence of the "2022 patriotic strike action triggered by government's failure" to uphold agreements made with the union. Additionally...
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    Metro ASUU Knocks FG Over Dissolution Of Universities’ Governing Councils - Daily Trust

    https://dailytrust.com/asuu-knocks-fg-over-dissolution-of-universities-governing-councils/
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