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 action from September 11 if the federal government failed to meet their demands. The latest strike notice from the non-academic unions came More...

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By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, September 5th, 2017
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No farm, no graduation, FG tells University of Agriculture students

The Federal Government has said that henceforth, any undergraduate of the University of Agriculture without a farm would not be allowed to graduate. The hint was dropped by the Minister of Agriculture and Rural More...

By Bar and Bench On Monday, September 4th, 2017
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FG, ASUU to resume negotiation after Eid-el-Kabir—Ngige

Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige has said that negotiation between the Federal Government and Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) would resume after Eid-el-Kabir. In a statement issued More...

By Bar and Bench On Saturday, September 2nd, 2017
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I was not assigned leading role in FG-ASUU face off—Osinbajo

Says Ngige, Adamu remain the face of govt in the on-going talks Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said that he was not assigned any leading role in the Federal Government negotiations with the striking Academic More...

By Bar and Bench On Saturday, September 2nd, 2017
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We didn’t impose 120 cut-off mark, varsities voted for it —JAMB

The announcement on Tuesday August 22 of the minimum cutoff marks for admission into tertiary institutions by the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has been eliciting reactions from stakeholders, More...

By Bar and Bench On Thursday, August 31st, 2017
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Strike: Osinbajo leads FG’s team on negotiation with ASUU

The Federal Government on Wednesday mandated Vice President Oluyemi Osinbajo to lead its team in the on-going discussion with the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) over the industrial action embarked More...

By Bar and Bench On Wednesday, August 30th, 2017
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Nationwide Strike: We won’t meet with FG for now—ASUU

Shuns well publicized meeting with FG to await response on counter offer Ngige: Strike to top FEC meeting today NANS gives govt 21 days to end strike The much awaited meeting between the Federal Government and More...

By Bar and Bench On Wednesday, August 30th, 2017
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NUC approves 5 new courses for Caleb University

The National University Commission (NUC) has approved the establishment of postgraduate programmes and full-time mode in five courses for the Caleb University, Imota, in Lagos State. Mr Elvis Otobo, the Public More...

By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, August 29th, 2017
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FG meets ASUU again today

Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige will today meet with the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) in furtherance of efforts at resolving the lingering industrial action embarked upon by More...

By Bar and Bench On Friday, August 25th, 2017
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NANS joins stakeholders to reject revised JAMB Cut-off Marks

The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) on Thursday joined stakeholders in educational sector to reject the backward review of the cut-off marks for admission into tertiary institutions in Nigeria The More...