PRIVATE UNIVERSITIES IN NIGERIA PRODUCE GRADUATES WITH EMPTY BRAINS, SAYS PLATEAU ASUU CHAIRMAN

Universities do not produce high quality graduates despite the exorbitant fees they receive in tuition from students, the chairman of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) in Plateau State,…

ASUU SANCTIONS 240 UNILAG LECTURERS WHO REGISTERED FOR IPPIS

Sodiq Oyeleke No fewer than 240 lecturers, including professors, at the University of Lagos, enrolled on the Integrated Personnel Payment Information System against the directive by the Academic Staff Union…

UNIVERSITIES TO REOPEN IN JANUARY 2021- NGIGE

Says, ASUU -FG negotiations reach 98 percent …Minister launches free medical outreach The Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige, says the Academic Activities in Nigeria Universities will resume…

NAAT WARNS FG AGAINST ACCEPTING UTAS AS PAYMENT PLATFORM FOR UNIVERSITIES

The National Association of Academic Technologists (NAAT) has warned the federal government against accepting a salary payment platform designed by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) called University Transparency…

FG FINALLY CONCEDES, EXEMPT ASUU FROM IPPIS

Labour Minister, Dr. Chris Ngige ‌ Adelani Adepegba, Abuja After weeks of negotiations and foot-dragging, the Federal Government on Friday accepted the demand by the Academic Staff Union of Universities…

NGIGE MUTES OTHER OPTIONS IF ASUU REFUSES TO CALL OFF STRIKE

Chris Ngige ‌ Tunde Ajaja The Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige, has expressed optimism that the prolonged strike action embarked upon by the Academic Staff Union of…

ASUU DIVIDED OVER CONTINUATION OF STRIKE

Members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) have pleaded with the federal government to have mercy on their children and those of ordinary Nigerians bearing the brunt of…

DISAGREEMENT OVER ASUU’S UTAS AND FG’S IPPIS STALLS RESOLUTION OF UNIVERSITY LECTURERS’ STRIKE

Adelani Adepegba, Abuja For the second time in one week, the meeting between the Federal Government and the Academic Staff Union of Universities deadlocked on Wednesday  as they failed to…

WE WILL END STRIKE ACTION SOON, SAYS ASUU

We are ready to resume, says ASUU The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), on Thursday, gave an indication that the union will suspend its prolonged strike very soon, as…

ASUU STRIKE: FG AGREES TO PAY OUTSTANDING 30BIL ALLOWANCES OWED LECTURERS

‌ Adelani Adepegba,Abuja The Federal Government has agreed to release N30 billion earned academic allowance to the university lecturers. The money will be paid in tranches between May 2021 and…

SENATE LEADERSHIP MEETS ASUU

Sunday Aborisade, Abuja The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, and the principal officers of the red chamber are currently holding a crucial meeting behind closed doors with the leadership…

ASUU: WE WILL SOON EXPOSE THOSE RIPPING OFF NIGERIANS THROUGH IPPIS

The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, has said it will soon expose those feeding fat on the adoption of the Integrated Personnel and Payroll Information System, IPPIS, by the…

VCs CONNIVING WITH IPPIS STAFF TO RAISE NEW APPOINTMENTS AND PROMOTIONS IN SOME UNIVERSITIES, ASUU RAISES ALARM

The Academic Staff Union of Universities, Calabar Zone, on Monday raised the alarm that some Vice-Chancellors in Nigeria Universities are manipulating the processes of appointments and promotions in the system.…

REOPENING SCHOOLS NOW IS SUICIDAL SAYS ASUU

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) on Monday kicked against the reopening of schools by the Federal Government due to the COVID-19 pandemic currently ravaging the country. Prof. Biodun…

OAGF DENIES ILLEGAL DEDUCTIONS FROM ASUU, OTHERS’ SALARIES

PUTTING THE RECORDS STRAIGHT CLAIMS BY ASUU AND OTHERS The attention of the Office of the Accountant General of the Federation (OAGF) has been drawn to series of reports on…

FG GIVES FRESH CONDITION FOR NEGOTIATING WITH ASUU

The federal government has given the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) a condition to resume talks with the union over its grievances that had led it to go on…

IPPIS: BUHARI ORDERS PAYMENT OF WITHHELD LECTURERS SALARIES

The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), has approved the payment of the February and March 2020 withheld salaries of lecturers in federal universities, who had not registered in the…

ASUU EMBARKS ON INDEFINITE AND TOTAL STRIKE

The Academic Staff Union of Universities, on Monday, March 23rd, 2020 declared an indefinite strike over the Integrated Personnel and Payroll Information System and the non-implementation of the 2009 agreement.…

ASUU, FG TALKS END IN DEADLOCK AS WARNING STRIKE CONTINUES

The two weeks warning strike embarked upon by the Academic Staff Union of Universities will still continue despite government’s new proposals to the lecturers. ASUU began the strike on March…

BABALAKIN HALTED OUR CONVOCATION SAYS UNILAG VICE CHANCELLOR, TOYIN OGUNDIPE

The Vice-Chancellor of the University of Lagos, Akoka, Prof. Toyin Ogundipe, has faulted the claims by the Governing Council Chairman, Dr Wale Babalakin, that permission was not got for the…