asuu strike

The Federal Government will present the certificate of registration to the Congress of Nigerian University Academics (CONUA), a breakaway faction of the Academic Staff Union of Universities  (ASUU), in Abuja today (October 4th) This is in an attempt to clip the wings of the ASUU. Minister of Labour and Employment Dr Chris Ngige will do […]

The federal government has withdrawn its earlier pronouncement  through the National Universities Commission (NUC) ordering vice-chancellors, pro-chancellors and governing councils to re-open federal universities. There had been earlier reports that the director, Finance and Accounts of the NUC, Sam Onazi, had signed a circular tagged NUC/ES/138/Vol.64/135, on behalf of the executive secretary of the commission, […]

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila; and Deputy Speaker, Ahmed Wase, on Thursday, led chairmen of relevant committees to a meeting over the lingering crisis between the Federal Government and the Academic Staff Union of Universities. Government representatives at the meeting were the Head of Civil Service of the Federation, Dr Folashade Yemi-Esan; […]

The National Industrial Court of Nigeria on Wednesday ordered the Academic Staff Union of Universities to call off its ongoing nationwide strike. ASUU has been on strike since February 14 to press home the demands for improved funding for universities, a review of salaries for lecturers, among other issues. However, several meetings between ASUU and […]

The National Industrial Court of Nigeria (NICN), on Monday, adjourned the suit filed by the federal government challenging the ongoing strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities(ASUU). According to Punch, the matter came up before Justice Polycarp Hamman who adjourned the suit until 16 September for further mention. The Federal Government on Monday urged […]

The Federal Government has resolved to take the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) over the lingering strike. This disclosure is contained in a statement issued on Sunday by the Head, Press and Public Relations of the Federal Ministry of Labour and Employment, Olajide Oshundun, who said that the Federal Government took the decision after […]

The Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, on Tuesday said the government could only afford 23.5 percent salary increase for lecturers, while a 35% increment will be enjoyed by professors. Adamu said that President Buhari has warned against signing agreements which the government will not be able to implement as the government tries to resolve its […]

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) is has extended its ongoing strike that has paralyzed Nigeriaโ€™s public universities, 196 days after they embarked on the industrial action. The decision was taken after the National Executive Council meeting at the unionโ€™s headquarters at the University of Abuja on Monday morning. Howvever according to punch, the […]

Operatives of the Nigeria Police Force, the Department of State Security Service, and the Nigeria Security Civil Defense Corps have beefed up security around the National Assembly complex, Abuja, over the ongoing protest organised by the Nigeria Labour Congress in solidarity with the Academic Staff Union of Universities. Workers in various states of the federation, […]

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has lent its voice to the ongoing industrial dispute between the Federal Government and the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) as it has announced plans to commence a 2-day nationwide protest on Tuesday, July 26, in solidarity with the ongoing strike action by the lecturers union. The planned protest […]


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