ASUU Strike: Agreements with lecturers bear fruit next week – FG

The federal government on Friday expressed optimism that recent agreements it has reached with the University Academic Staff Union, ASUU and other unions in the education sector will bear good fruit next week. This was contained in a statement issued on Friday by the Head of Press and Public Relations in the Ministry of Labour and Employment, Olajide Oshundun.   Read Also : Adenike Temidayo Oladiji Emerges FUTA’s First Female VC   The statement said the Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige made the assertion while addressing newsmen shortly…

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#ASUUStrike : UNN students protest the ongoing strike (video)

The students of University of Nigeria, Nsukka have joined on the ongoing protest for the prolonged ASUU strike. They earlier updated.. “All Nigerian Varsity Students within and outside Enugu are by this notice invited for a peaceful March against strike actions on Varsity Education in Nigeria. Date: Thursday 12th May, 2022 Time : 9am Meeting Point: UNN First Gate Nsukka CAMPUS #ASUU #ASUUstrike #Unnprotest https://t.co/a2lCxCDPNL”   Read Also : #ASUUStrike : OAU students block express road in protest for strike   The protest went on as planned with students blocking roads and…

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Ibrahim Gambari Wades In, Summons ASUU, NASU, Others

The Chief of Staff to the President, Prof. Ibrahim Gambari, on Wednesday summoned the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Non-Academic Staff Union of Educational and Associated Institutions (NASU) and other registered trade unions in Nigerian universities to an emergency meeting Gambari will chair the meeting tagged “Tripartite-Plus”, scheduled to hold at Banquet Hall, Presidential Villa on Thursday evening in order to resolve ongoing industrial actions in the universities. He also invited identified interest groups and civil societies organisations. Apart from ASUU and NASU, other unions that have paralysed academic…

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Nigerian government and her show of shame

Nigerian politicians have shown that they care less about the plight of the students languishing at home with all their interest fixed at the presidential form Ponzi schemes. Jkcyno news earlier reported that ASUU extended strike by 12 week safter their meeting with Federal Government was deadlocked. Read below and understand better where their priority lies….. 1) Sen. Bola Ahmed Tinubu ₦100mn 2) Prof. Yemi Osibanjo ₦100mn 3) Rotimi Amaechi. ₦100mn 4) Sen. Godswill Akpabio. ₦100mn 5) Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu. ₦100mn 6) Sen. Chris Ngige. ₦100mn 7) Sen. Rochas Okorocha. ₦100mn…

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Students stage Protest against ASUU strike (video)

The students of the Nigerian Federal Universities are becoming increasingly frustrated as ASUU and Federal Government have been using their future to play Ludo game. Jkcyno news earlier reported that Nigerian Students fixed date for Protest against ASUU strike. It was a move by few concerned students to further express their frustration to the Nigerian state. As against UNILAG which was the initial starting point, the UNIBEN students drew the first blood. Hopefully, other students and universities would que in to stop the current madness ongoing in the country. See video below… #EndASUUStrike…

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Nigerian Students fix date for Protest against ASUU strike

As the ASUU strike lingers with the government giving little or no attention to the plight of the increasingly frustrated students at home, some sets of students have decided to stage a peaceful protest starting from Unilag to remind the government that their future is more important than local politicking. The government who seems more keen about 2023 elections seems to have  totally forgotten the plights of both University lecturers, Staff and the students. Do we still have NLC in Nigeria? Such a shame…. They have chosen May 3th, 2022 as…

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#ASUUstrike: Details of FG’s meeting with lecturers emerge

The Federal Government has insisted it supports the renegotiation of the welfare package for university workers in line with current realities. The Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, stated this during a meeting with members of the 2009 FG and university-based unions renegotiation committee on Monday. Ngige admitted the government was not pleased with the approach being used by the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, to pursue its demands. ASUU embarked on a one-month warning strike on February 14 and extended it by another two months, over the…

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FG, ASUU meet to resume negotiation

ASUU President, Prof Emmanuel Osodeke and Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige The Federal Government through the Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, is set to meet with the Academic Staff Union of Universities today, Monday, April 11, 2022, The PUNCH reports. The meeting which is scheduled to commence by 5 p.m will have in attendance representatives of the Federal Government and ASUU. The Director of Press and Public Relations, Federal Ministry of Labour and Employment, Patience Onuobia, in a notice of meeting sent to journalists on Monday,…

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STRIKE: ASUU wants N1trn from FG

Ongoing industrial action by members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, is seen by some as one of the reasons people patronise private universities, as lecturers there are not members of the union and would not go on strike. Meanwhile, another set of people not participating in the strike are lecturers in some state universities and those in universities not yet unionised. On their part, newly-established public universities are given observer status for some years before being admitted into ASUU. Nigeria has 49 federal universities, 54 owned by…

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#ASUUStrike : FG’s Meeting With ASUU Ends Inconclusive, Negotiation Rescheduled

The reconciliatory meeting between the Federal Government and the Academic Staff Union of Universities has ended inconclusively. Amid a warning strike declared by the lecturers, both parties failed to reach an agreement at the meeting held on Tuesday in Abuja. The Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, who convened the meeting, led the government delegation while ASUU President, Professor Emmanuel Osodeke, attended alongside other leaders of the union. “ASUU – FG To Negotiate On A Later Date, Meeting Inconclusive,” the union said in a tweet on Tuesday night. Another…

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