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January 18 University Resumption Uncertain – ASUU
COVID-19, Education

January 18 University Resumption Uncertain – ASUU

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has disclosed that the resumption of universities slated for January 18 may not go as planned due to the second wave of the coronavirus pandemic. According to the union’s national chairman, Prof. Abiodun Ogunyemi, the universities are not equipped to face the second wave of the respiratory disease […]

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Osun Government Declares Friday, 18th December as Christmas break
Education

Osun Government Declares Friday, 18th December as Christmas break

The Osun state government, under the leadership of Governor Gboyega Oyetola, has declared Friday, 18th December as Christmas break. The announcement was made known on Thursday’s evening in a tweet obtained by our currespondent. According to the tweet signed by the Coordinating director of the Ministry of Education, C. K. Olaniyan, all schools, both public […]

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UNIOSUN Takes Over LAUTECH Teaching Hospital as the Hospital Gets New Name
Education

UNIOSUN Takes Over LAUTECH Teaching Hospital as the Hospital Gets New Name

The teaching hospital which is located in Osogbo, the capital city of Osun state has been officially handed over to the Osun State University. The development follows the dissolution of joint ownership of the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, (LAUTECH) Ogbomoso, between Osun state and the border state, Oyo. Recall the Nigeria University Commission, NUC, […]

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ASUU Strike: We Are Still Making Consultation – Ogunyemi
Education

ASUU Strike: We Are Still Making Consultation – Ogunyemi

…I cannot say how long the consultation will take… The Chairman of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), yesterday disclosed that the union is still making consultations to determine when to call of the strike. Prof. Ogunyemi disclosed this while responding to questions of when the union will call off the strike from newsmen. […]

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Strike: Division in ASUU as Union Deliberate on FG’s Offer
Education

Strike: Division in ASUU as Union Deliberate on FG’s Offer

The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, has been divided over the offer presented before the union by the federal government. The Federal Government had last Thursday presented a new offer before the aggrieved union in an effort to end their 8-month strike. Speaking on Monday on the offer, the Minister of Labour and Employment, […]

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I see no reason why ASUU should not accept our offer – Ngige
Education

I see no reason why ASUU should not accept our offer – Ngige

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, has expressed confidence that the Academic Staff Union of Universities will accept the new offer tabled before them by the Federal Government and end the eight-month strike which began in March. Urging the university Lecturers to hasten their consultation on Friday, the Minister noted that the latest […]

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ASUU Strike: ASUU and FG to Resume Negotiation Table Friday
Education

ASUU Strike: ASUU and FG to Resume Negotiation Table Friday

The Federal Government has expressed its readiness to resume negotiation with the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) on Friday. This was disclosed by the Ministry of Labour and Employment on Wednesday night. The meeting is in the hope of reaching an agreement with ASUU and find a solution to the indefinite strike embarked upon […]

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WAEC further extends registration till 12 noon Thursday
Education

WAEC further extends registration till 12 noon Thursday

The West African Examination Council (WAEC) has further extends its ongoing registration for the second series of the examination for private candidates. The registration which was set to close on Friday, 13th of November has been extended further till 12 noon of Thursday, 19th November. Disclosing the extension, the examination council explained that the extension […]

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ASUU Strike: No Hope in Sight to Ending the Strike – ASUU
Education

ASUU Strike: No Hope in Sight to Ending the Strike – ASUU

The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, has disclosed that there’s no plans in sight as to ending the lingering strike embarked upon by the union. Disclosing this in a press statement by the Abuja zone of the union on Tuesday, the university lecturers admonished her members to seek alternative means of survival as the […]

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Strike: EKSU Lecturers Threaten Strike Over Unpaid 15 Months Salary EKSU main gate. Photo Credit: Twitter @asuungr
Education

Strike: EKSU Lecturers Threaten Strike Over Unpaid 15 Months Salary

…Staff had been placed on half salaries in the last 15-months after having Sacked 1,172 workers in December 2019 The lecturers of the state-owned institution has expressed their readiness to embark on an industrial action provided the modulated payment of salaries of its members and cut in the monthly subvention continued. The Academic Staff Union […]

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