BREAKING!! See Details From ASUU’s Recent Meeting With The Federal Government

The meeting between the Federal Government and the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) ended without any conclusion on Tuesday. NAN reports that Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi, ASUU National President, while speaking with newsmen at the end of the closed door meeting in Abuja, noted that negotiations were still ongoing. He said both parties were yet to reach a concrete decision. “For now, we have started to discuss. We are yet to reach any concrete decision. Once we have more information, we will make ourselves available to the press. “The union…

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174 UNN Graduates Secure First Class Honours

Prof. Benjamin Ozumba, the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Nigeria Nsukka, (UNN) says 174 graduates bagged first class honours in its 48th convocation. Ozumba made the announcement in Nsukka on Friday during the convocation ceremony of the university for conferment of first degrees and diploma certificates. He said that 174 bagged first class, 3725 made second class upper, 4123 made 2nd class lower, while 1306 went home with 3rd class and 76 managed pass. ” The university has trained, nourished and equipped you with the wherewithal to go into the…

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Federal Government & ASUU Fail To Reach Agreement Over Strike After Meeting

The Federal Government has again failed to reach an agreement with the leadership of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) over its ongoing nationwide strike. This comes as the meeting between the government and union held on Monday behind closed doors at the Federal Ministry of Education in Abuja ended without a resolution. National President of ASUU, Professor Biodun Ogunyemi, briefed reporters at the end of the meeting which lasted over three hours and presided over by the Minister of Education, Mr Adamu Adamu. He said the meeting to…

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ASUU Rejects FG Negotiation Team, Says Strike Continues (Full Story)

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has said that the ongoing strike by the union will continue until the federal government resolve all the issues in contention. It also said it has rejected Babalakin who led the FG negotiation team. This stance is coming as the Union maintained that the first meeting held with the Minister of Labour and Productivity, Dr Chris Ngige has yet to go into substantive issues which led to the strike. While speaking to newsmen after the Congress of the Union, chairman ASUU, University of…

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Uniosun Convocation Ceremony Disrupted As NASU Protests Owing Of Salaries (Photos+ Video)

It was a moment of shock today 21st of November as the ongoing convocation programme of Osun state university Osogbo was disrupted. According to a source that spoke with us, the action was pushed by the Non Academic staff Union (NASU), of the institution in protest to the management for owing them salaries and allowances of many months. The action is said not to be done by only the NASU as reports confirmed the ASUU and JACK movement joined them in the protest by unleash their concern to put on…

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Lecturers To Meet With Government In A Bid To End ASUU Strike

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) will tomorrow (Thursday) hold the crucial meeting with the Nigerian government. Thursday’s meeting is at the invitation of the federal government. Confirming this development, the president of ASUU, Biodun Ogunyemi, said the lecturers are not optimistic about the outcome of the meeting which he said ”will determine the seriousness of the Nigerian government towards ending the strike.” “The government has invited us for a meeting tomorrow, we are not sure of their seriousness because we have been discussing with them for 16 months…

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ASUU Wants FG To Negotiate With Union To End Strike

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), says it is ready to negotiate with government toward ending its one-week old industrial action. Its President, Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi, who was guest on TVC News Breakfast show on Tuesday, also advised government to establish an education bank for proper funding of universities. He regretted the attitude of government to the university lecturers’ demands, saying that letters notifying government of the strike, which were submitted to the education and labour ministries on Nov. 5, had not been replied. “We wrote to inform the…

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NYSC Warns Corps Members Ahead Of 2019 Elections

Ahead of the 2019 elections, the National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, has warned Corps members’ against taking bribe from politicians. The Director General of the corps, Brig. Gen. Suleiman Kazaure issued the warning while visiting corps members at the NYSC permanent orientation camp in Suru Local Government Area, Darkingari, Kebbi State, News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, reports. Represented by Mrs Victoria Ango, a Deputy Director in the Evaluation Department, NYSC headquarters, Abuja, the DG said, “I urge you to please avoid bribing and fraud during the 2019 general elections. You…

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FUTA Refuses To Join ASUU Strike

The Federal University of Technology (FUTA) chapter of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has refused to join the nationwide strike declared by its national body, stating that it would not embark on strike until after Wednesday. Chairman of FUTA chapter of ASUU, Dr. Bola Oniya, in a statement on Monday, disclosed that the chapter would join the industrial action after its local congress slated for Wednesday. The national body of the union had on Sunday night declared an indefinite strike across the country.

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LAUTECH Reduces Hiked School Fees (See Details)

The management of Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), Ogbomoso on Friday reduced the school fees of its students, DAILY POST leant. The decision to reduce the fees, DAILY POST gathered Saturday morning was taken during a meeting that involved management, alumni, some students of the institution and some indigenes of Ogbomoso, the town where the main campus of the institution is located on Friday. DAILY POST recalls that this is the second time the institution will reduce the school fess which were recently hiked. Students Union Government (SUG), President,…

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