Strike: Otuoke varsity shuts down

Four trade unions including the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) on Monday paralysed the academic activities at the Federal University, Otuoke following a five day warning strike embarked upon by them to protest the insensitivity of the management and the governing council to their welfare. Besides ASUU, other trade unions who jointly proceeded More...

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By Bar and Bench On Thursday, October 12th, 2017
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FG denies scrapping Post-UTME

Minister of Education, Prof Adamu Adamu has given Nigerian universities the green-light to proceed with their Post-UTME arrangements as earlier scheduled. Prof Adamu gave the go-ahead on a day the Ministry of Education More...

By Bar and Bench On Sunday, September 17th, 2017
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Why ASUU is yet to call off strike –Prof Ogunyemi

President of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi, on Saturday said the university lecturers were yet to call off their one-month old strike because it was still ironing out some More...

By Bar and Bench On Friday, September 15th, 2017
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Dismissal: Tension as LASU orders ASUU chair, deputy, others to vacate campus

The management of Lagos State University (LASU) on Thursday ordered the chairman of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Isaac Oyewunmi and his deputy, Adebowale Suenu, to vacate the campus with immediate More...

By Bar and Bench On Wednesday, September 13th, 2017
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ASUU meets, takes critical decision on strike Thursday

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has scheduled a meeting for Thursday in Abuja to adopt a position on the concessions offered by the Nigerian government. ASUU had declared a national strike few weeks More...

By Bar and Bench On Monday, September 11th, 2017
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FUNAAB’s SSANU, NASU, others join strike

Federal University of Agriculture (FUNAAB), Abeokuta, was deserted on Monday as members of the Senior Staff Association of Universities (SSANU), Non – Academic Staff of Universities (NASU) and National Association More...

By Bar and Bench On Saturday, September 9th, 2017
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ASUU Strike : FG to release N220bn to public universities within 30 days

The Federal Government has agreed to release within one month a whopping sum of N220 billion to public universities to fund the revitalization of federal universities in the country. The fund represents part of More...

By Bar and Bench On Friday, September 8th, 2017
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Strike: At last, ASUU reaches agreement with FG

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has agreed to consider the federal government’s offer and suspend their strike. The agreement came after 12 hours, 30 minutes of a closed door meeting between ASUU More...

By Bar and Bench On Friday, September 8th, 2017
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Ekiti appoints Adesina chair of EKSU governing council

A seasoned lawyer and pastor, Julius Oladele Adesina (SAN) has been appointed by Ekiti State Government as the Chairman, Governing Council of Ekiti State University, Ado-Ekiti. Adesina, who hails from Ilawe-Ekiti More...

By Bar and Bench On Thursday, September 7th, 2017
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Strike: NASU set to join ASUU, doctors, may start strike Monday

Doctors’ action violates trade dispute, breach of agreement–FG Major Non-Academic Staff Unions (NASU) of tertiary institutions in the country on Wednesday said they would embark on an indefinite strike More...