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PRO CHANCELLOR OF UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA, NSUKKA SUSPENDED

4 years ago /

Reports coming in say the Chairman and Pro chancellor of the University of Nigeria Nsukka governing council Dr. Emeka Enejere has been suspended with immediate effect.

ASUU PRESIDENT ANNOUNCES SUSPENSION OF 5-MONTH STRIKE

4 years ago /

The Academic Staff Union of Universities has announced the suspension of the strike that has shut down government-owned tertiary institutions for over 5 months now

ASUU STRIKE UPDATE: ASUU TO RESUME WITHIN THE WEEK

4 years ago /

The Federal government and the Academic Staff Union of Universities on Wednesday finally signed a resolution that will bring to an end the five month old strike by ASUU. ASUU had insisted on signing the resolution which contains the four issues the union had raised before the strike will be suspended.

"NO REASON FOR STRIKE TO CONTINUE" - DOYIN OKUPE

4 years ago /

In, perhaps one of the most shocking developments in the 5-month old ASUU strike, the Federal Government, yesterday, redacted the ultimatum given to the Academic Staff Union of Universities to resume on the 9th of December or face mass sack. The excuse given for this rather stunning reversal was that substantial compliance was recorded from members of the union, therefore rendering any strict action on the part of the Federal government unfair. 

ASUU STRIKE: OKUPE REPLIES ASUU

4 years ago /

The Nigerian government says it has complied with the demands of the Academic Staff Union of Universities as precondition for calling off the five month old strike embarked by the union.

Tai Solarin University of Education will not resume until. . . . - TASUED ASUU Chairman

4 years ago /

The ASUU chapter of the Tai Solarin University of Education headed by Dr. Adebayo Akinsanya paid respect to the Late Professor Festus Iyayi who dies on his way to a meeting set up to resolve the ongoing face off between the federal government and the Academic Staff Union of Unversities, ASUU.

Festus Iyayi's Death: Femi Falana vows to get justice

4 years ago /

The burial ceremony of the former ASUU Chairman, Late Professor Festus Iyayi began on Wednesday in his the Edo state capital. There was a solidarity march by members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU from various universities and other Civil Society Groups.

 

ASUU STRIKE: University of Benin defies ASUU, Federal government deadline extension

4 years ago /

The governing council of University of Benin has directed that all academic activities commence immediately.

ASUU STRIKE UPDATE: Federal government explains deadline extension

4 years ago /

Striking university lecturers now have up till December 9th 2013 to resume work or be fired.

ASUU Strike Fallout: Observers debate whether or not Lecturers should be paid

4 years ago /

In the last four months, the Nigerian government at different times met the Academic Staff Union of Universities ASUU officials in a bid to end the lingering strike. After four months holiday, one of the turning issues that needs to be resolved is whether the lecturers should be paid for staying at home.

ASUU STRIKE UPDATE: Nyesom Wike is ignorant - ASUU President

4 years ago /

The Academic Staff Union of Universities has responded to the threat issued by the supervising Minister of Education, Nyesom Wike that University lecturers will be sacked if they failed to resume as directed by the Federal government.

ASUU STRIKE UPDATE: ASUU’S POSITION IS IN BAD FAITH – DOYIN OKUPE

4 years ago /

The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Public Affairs Doyin Okupe says the negative disposition of the ASUU leadership is a pre-conceived plot intended to undermine the Presidency and subvert the federal government of Nigeria.

 

ASUU STRIKE: UNI-ILORIN Professor explains position

4 years ago /

As regards the ASUU strike, a prominent university, University of Illorin is not part of it. That is the exact situation at the University of Illorin where an irony is pointed out as regards the on-going ASUU strike.

 

NIGERIA: IG orders Police officers to intensify security procedures around universities

4 years ago /

The Inspector General of Police has ordered the provision of adequate security around university campuses across Nigeria

 

ASUU STRIKE: Pro Chancellors move to reopen Universities

4 years ago /

The Pro-chancellors having sat for too long on the side lines as the Federal Government and ASUU failed to reach agreement every time time they met. They have now announced that they are not prepared to sit back and watch as the situation worsens.

 

NIGERIA EDUCATION: NEW BASIC EDUCATION BOSS HIGHLIGHTS IMPORTANCE OF STATES AND LOCAL COUNCILS

4 years ago /

The new Executive Secretary of the Universal Basic Education Commission Dikko Suleiman says State Universal Basic Education Boards (SUBEBS) have the most critical role to play in the delivery of quality education to Nigerians.

 

NIGERIA: BATCH C CORP MEMBERS DEPLOYED TO PLACES OF PRIMARY ASSIGNMENT

4 years ago /

The National Youth Service Corps has deployed its 2013 Batch C, Corps Members to their places of primary assignment.

Education: Nigeria's Supervising Minister for Education decries the high rate of boy child dropouts

4 years ago /

The supervising Minister of Education has expressed worry over the low level of commitment by some states in the south-east and south- south to the challenge of boy-child drop out from schools. This worry is following the inability of the states to provide land for the construction of special schools several months after communications to that effect.

Corruption in Education: ABUSE OF STUDENTS BY TEACHERS/LECTUTRERS MUST STOP - Transparency International

4 years ago /

The latest Transparency International Global Corruption Report on Education says over 5 million Nigerian children are out of school and about 115 million Nigerians are illiterates.

 

JONATHAN RENEWS APPOINTMENT OF REGISTRAR OF THE TEACHERS REGISTRATION COUNCIL

4 years ago /

President Goodluck Jonathan has renewed the appointment of Professor Adison Wokocha as the Registrar of the Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria.