No Agreement With FG, Strike Not Ending Soon – ASUU, SSANU, NASU

The Academic Staff Union of Universities and the Joint Action Committee of the Non-Academic Staff Union of Educational and Associated Institutions and Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities have said the Federal Government did not reach a strong agreement with them that can lead to calling off the industrial actions. All the university unions in the country are presently on strike. ASUU started its strike on February 14, 2022 and JAC commenced its own on April 14, 2022. The unions embarked on industrial actions while demanding improved welfare packages, better…

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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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SSANU, NASU begin 3-day protest over N22bn allowance sharing formula

The Non-academic Staff Union of Educational and Associated Institutions (NASU) and the Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU) have directed its members to proceed on a three-day nationwide protest. The directive was issued in a memo dated November 8 and jointly signed by Peters Adeyemi, the NASU general secretary, and Mohammed Ibrahim, SSANU national president. The joint action committee (JAC) of both unions said the protest became necessary due to the sharing formula of the recently approved N22 billion earned allowances for four universities-based unions. The Academic Staff Union…

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IPPIS Is A Scam, FG Deceived Us – NASU Chairman

Chairman of the University of Lagos chapter of the Non Academic Staff Union of Universities and Allied Institutions, Mr. Kehinde Ajibade, has described the Integrated Personnel Payroll Information System (IPPIS) used to pay civil servants as fraudulent. He accused the Federal Government of deceiving the Union to sign up for it. NASU and the Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU) began an indefinite strike last Friday to protest the skewed operations of the IPPIS platform and the nonpayment of arrears of earned allowances, among others. “IPPIS is a scam;…

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24 Universities Shared N23 Billion Causing Fresh Crisis In Nigerian Universities

PREMIUM TIMES has obtained the full details of how N23 billion disbursed to Nigerian universities to settle earned allowances and arrears was shared among 24 universities. University staff, members of four unions, are currently engaged in a verbal war over the modalities for sharing the money. The money was part of the N220 billion the government pledged to the schools, which is an integral part of a resolution reached to address the last strike embarked on by unions over the non-implementation of previous agreements. The sharing of the money as…

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