Varsity teachers get two-month salary arrears

The Federal Government has commenced part payment of the salary arrears of members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU). The payment is part of the carrots being offered by the government to make university teachers return to the classrooms after almost 10 months on strike. It was learnt last night that ASUU leaders will... Continue Reading →

NANS Vows To Shut Down Private Varsities If ASUU Fails To End Strike

The new President of the National Association of Nigerian Students, Sunday Asefon, has vowed to shut down all private universities in the country should the nine-month strike embarked on by members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities continue. The NANS president said this while speaking on a PUNCH Online interview programme, The Roundtable. He... Continue Reading →

FG postpones meeting with ASUU over lingering strike

A meeting between the Federal Government and the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) fixed to hold today (Wednesday) over the ASUU strike has been postponed. The postponement of the meeting to resolve the lingering ASUU strike was announced in a message made available to newsmen on Wednesday by Charles Akpan, Deputy Director, Ministry of Labour and... Continue Reading →

How to curb rots in Nigeria’s education, health sector – ASUU

For Nigeria’s education sector to receive the desired facelift, a ban must be placed on the children of public office holders seeking foreign education. The is the submission of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, Akure zone on Sunday while claiming the move will help checkmate the decadence in the nation’s educational sector. ASUU... Continue Reading →

UPDATED: FG exempts ASUU from IPPIS, offers N65bn to end strike

The Federal Government on Friday agreed to exempt the Academic Staff Union of Universities(ASUU) from the Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System pending when the university lecturers will complete the development of its own payment platform- the University Transparency and Accountability Solution (UTAS).   The government also agreed to ASUU’s demand to pay their members’... Continue Reading →

ASUU May Suspend Strike As Nigerian Government Meets Demands

The Academic Staff Union of Universities may suspend its eight-month strike action after the Nigerian Government met its key demands. The government agreed to exempt university workers from the new Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System. The government also agreed to pay all outstanding salaries with the old payment system. At the meeting with the... Continue Reading →

ASUU Strike: We now beg, drive taxi to survive – Lecturer laments

A lecturer with the University of Calabar, Samuel Odey, on Monday said many lecturers have now resorted to begging due to the lingering strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU. Odey also claimed that some lecturers have started driving taxis to survive. The lecturer with the Department of Curriculum and Teaching in UNICAL... Continue Reading →

ASUU strike: Group raises alarm, says students losing what they know

An International Organisation, Dollar Club Exclusive, has raised the alarm over the lingering crisis between the Academic Staff Union of Universities, and the Federal Government which has stalled academic activities in Nigerian Universities. The association added that the strike which has lasted for about seven months has made students to forget what they were taught... Continue Reading →

Nigeria: Rival ASUU Group Begs VCs to Reopen Varsities Nationwide

Ado-Ekiti — A splinter group from striking Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), known as Congress of Universities Academics (CONUA), yesterday urged the Vice-Chancellors of various public universities in the country to recall students back to campus for academic activities, saying its members across the country are not on strike. Already, CONUA, Federal University, Oye... Continue Reading →

ASUU insists on UTAS payment system

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has insisted on having the Federal Government adopt it recently invented payment system for Universities with the name University Transparency and Accountability Solution UTAS as the option against the federal government Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System (IPPIS). ASUU also argues that the Federal government payment system IPPIS,... Continue Reading →

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