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

5 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

5 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

5 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

5 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

5 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

5 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

5 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

5 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

5 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

5 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

5 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

5 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

5 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

5 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

5 years ago /

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

Festus Iyayi’s Death – F.G Says his Ideals not to be forgotten

5 years ago /

With a heavy heart, the supervising Minister of Education made his way to Benin to condole with the widow and family of former president of the Academic Staff Union of Universities – ASUU, Festus Iyayi.

NATIONAL DEFENCE COLLEGE: REAR ADMIRAL AGHOLOR RESUMES AS 14TH COMMANDANT

5 years ago /

That presentation of flag and other insignia of office as well as the signing of hand over note, signal the change of guards at Nigeria’s National Defense College (NDC). While Admiral General Thomas Lokoson has stepped aside as the Commandant of the College, Rear Admiral Ndidi Agholor steps in as the 14th Commandant of the College.

ASUU STRIKE: FORMER ASUU PRESIDENT KILLED IN CAR ACCIDENT

5 years ago /

A delegation of University lecturers from the University of Benin was on Tuesday involved in a ghastly motor accident claiming the life of a former ASUU President, Professor Festus Iyayi.

UNESCO COMMENDS PRESIDENT JONATHAN'S ADMINISTRATION

5 years ago /

Director-General of the United Nations’ Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, UNESCO, Irina Bokova has commended the Jonathan administration for progressively improving the funding of the education sector.  

 

ASUU STRIKE UPDATE: PRESIDENT JONATHAN MEETS WITH UNION MEMBERS

5 years ago /

In a bid to bring a speedy end to the 4-month strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), President Jonathan, on Monday took over the reins of negotiation with the Union. The meeting was said to have started at 2:40pm. A 15-minute recess was taken sometime around 7pm after which the meeting was re-convened. The meeting was said to have continued till early hours of Tuesday morning.