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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 […]

The Federal Government has stated that there is no Collective Bargaining Agreement between it and the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, which currently awaits signing by  the President.  The Minister of Labor and Employment, Chris Ngige, said even when such a Collective Bargaining Agreement is produced between unions and the Federal Government, it is not the President that signs but the […]

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has raised hopes of students that it is close to calling off the ongoing strike action that has lasted for over three months. ASUU on Monday issued a condition that will cause it to immediately call off the strike that led to the closure of many public universities […]

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has said that it will embark on a one-day nationwide protest to compel the Federal Government find immediate resolutions to contending issues with education sector unions. The NLC President, Mr Ayuba Wabba said this during the opening of the Congress’ Central Working Committee (CWC) meeting on Thursday in Abuja. Wabba […]

The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU has revealed that Ngige lied that they were invited to meeting on Thursday. According to The Cable, the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) says the federal government did not invite the union to any meeting on Thursday. On Wednesday, Chris Ngige, minister of labour and employment, said […]

The Federal Government, in response to the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), says it has no plans to introduce a different salary payment platform for the trade unions in tertiary institutions, insisting it won’t pay salaries through the recommended University Transparency and Accountability Solution (UTAS). This was disclosed on Wednesday evening by the Minister […]

The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has directed all its structures and organs to block all federal roads in protest against the continued shutdown of public universities in the country. Against the backdrop of the extension of the warning strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), NANS asked the students to ensure […]

The Academic Staff Union of Universities has rolled over its ongoing strike for another 12 weeks. A statement signed by ASUU president, Prof. Emmanuel Osodeke, said this was to give the government enough time to satisfactorily resolve all the outstanding issues. It also stated that the roll-over strike was effective from 12.01 am, May 9, […]

University students took to the streets for the second straight day on Thursday in protest against the strike embarked by the Academic Staff Union of Universities. Tagging themselves ‘The University of Streets’, the protesters walked along the Ugbowo-Lagos expressway in Benin-City. The walk was expected to terminate at the Ring-Road area of the city. Other […]


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