Category: Education

ASUU: Govt negotiators are ignorant – Mark
October 24, 2013 |

ASUU: Govt negotiators are ignorant – Mark

Stakeholders in the education sector, yesterday, took the supervising Minister of Education, Mr. Nyesom Wike to task over his declaration that the on-going strike by Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, would  be called off in a few months. The Senate on its part appealed to ASUU to call off the strike, blaming government negotiators […]

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No-work-no-pay: ASUU Vows To Fight On
October 21, 2013 |

No-work-no-pay: ASUU Vows To Fight On

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has vowed to fight on despite the application of no work, no pay rule by the federal government against its members for their failure to suspend the nationwide strike which has now entered its fourth month. Blaming those advising President Goodluck Jonathan to apply the rule, the body, […]

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We’ll survive no-work-no-pay policy –ASUU
October 15, 2013 |

We’ll survive no-work-no-pay policy –ASUU

The Chairman of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, University of Lagos chapter, Dr. Oghenekaro Ogbinaka, speaks on the 14-week-old strike by lecturers in public universities, in this interview with CHARLES ABAH Fourteen weeks into the strike, the end is still not in sight. What is ASUU’s next line of action considering the plight of students? […]

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Market women protest ASUU strike at N-Assembly
October 15, 2013 |

Market women protest ASUU strike at N-Assembly

PROTESTING traders, under the aegis of National Market Women Association, Monday, stormed the National Assembly, demanding that the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, call off its more than three months old strike. The protesters, who had been at the Ministry of Education and Office of the Head of Service, arrived the Assembly complex at […]

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100 days after, ASUU marches on
October 8, 2013 |

100 days after, ASUU marches on

Stakeholders in the education sector, yesterday, took the supervising Minister of Education, Mr. Nyesom Wike to task over his declaration that the on-going strike by Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, would  be called off in a few months. The Senate on its part appealed to ASUU to call off the strike, blaming government negotiators […]

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Covenant University’s very strict dress code: Bans jeans, high heels, face caps etc
September 8, 2013 |

Covenant University’s very strict dress code: Bans jeans, high heels, face caps etc

Covenant University, which is a private Christian University owned by Living Faith Church founded by Bishop David Oyedepo, recently released their student handbook (2013/2017). In it, the school listed a number of clothing items not allowed within the school premises. They banned practically everything. Lol. No jeans, no short skirts, no pencil skirt, no sleeveless top, no high heels, […]

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Don’t rush into agreements with ASUU – Lawan
August 30, 2013 |

Don’t rush into agreements with ASUU – Lawan

Former Chairman, House of Representatives Committee on Education, Mr. Farouk Lawan, on  Thursday advised the Federal Government against signing any agreement it would not honour with the striking members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities. Lawan who rued the deteriorating situation of the universities, urged the Federal Government and ASUU to return to the […]

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Don’t rush into agreements with ASUU – Lawan
August 30, 2013 |

Don’t rush into agreements with ASUU – Lawan

Former Chairman, House of  Representatives Committee on Education, Mr. Farouk Lawan, on  Thursday advised the Federal Government against signing any agreement it would not honour with the striking members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities. Lawan who rued the deteriorating situation of the universities, urged the Federal Government and ASUU to return to the […]

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French to be part of UTME from 2014 – Minister
August 30, 2013 |

French to be part of UTME from 2014 – Minister

30Minister of Education, Prof. Ruqayyatu Rufa’I, said on Thursday in Abuja that French language would be part of the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination as from 2014 for interested candidates, theNews Agency of Nigeria reports.Rufa’I said this at  a reception held in honour of the French Language Project Manager, Mr. Jean-Phillipe Roy.She said that being multi-lingual in […]

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CAN begs ASUU, health workers to suspend strike
August 28, 2013 |

CAN begs ASUU, health workers to suspend strike

Bauchi State Chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, has appealed to the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, and Joint Health Sector Union, JOHESU, to sacrifice their interests and consider the plight of the masses who are victims of ongoing strikes. State Secretary of CAN, Rev. Joshau Rai Mains, who made the appeal, […]

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