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“Prostitution Will Increase Among Female Students Due to ASUU strike” – s*x workers to FG

The Nigerian s*x Workers Association has revealed that the ongoing industrial action embarked upon by the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, will lead to an increase in the number of female prostitutes. Speaking to Punch newspapers on behalf of the association, the National Coordinator Amaka Enemo, noted that even …

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OAU Is Not Joining ASUU On The Strike-VC Says

Eyitope Ogunbodede, the Vice Chancellor of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife says lecturers of the university are not taking part in the indefinite strike declared by the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, on August 14. According to the vice-chancellor, the lecturers of the university have no interest in the strike and …

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ASUU declares Indefinite Nationwide Strike

The President of the  Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, Comrade Biodun Ogunyemi has declared a nationwide strike to commence today ( Monday ) , this was confirmed at the  National Executive Council, NEC meeting held in University of Abuja at the weekend. According to Ogunyemi in a document titled, …

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ASUU holds crucial meeting, to take decision over strike action

 The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, might embark on a nationwide strike as the  leadership of the union  will hold a crucial meeting this weekend. Prior to the meeting, ASUU had asked all its branches in the various universities to conduct referendum of members to decide whether or not …

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ASUU backs the sacking of 400 university workers

The Academic Staff Union of Universities ( ASUU ) of the Micheal Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike in Abia State, has given its full support to the university to sack over 400 workers. The university teachers said the affected workers were engaged on temporary basis, which under the laws of …

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ASUU accuses Kogi State government for non- payment of salary

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASU has berated Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State for not paying the salaries of about 65 workers of the Kogi State University, while the state government claimed that it had paid 90 per cent of the university workforce. The ASUU,  Abuja Zone, which …

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Abdcted UNIMAID lecturers will be released soon – FG

The Federal Government has assured members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities that negotiations are currently ongoing to help secure the release of the  University of Maiduguri lecturers abducted by the Boko Haram terrorists. The ASUU President, Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi, who confirmed this to our correspondent in an interview, …

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ASUU threatens to embark on strike, if UNIMAID lecturers are not released from captivity

President of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi, said the union would take action if the Federal Government did not strengthen security in UNIMAID and ensure the release of the abducted lecturers. Ogunyemi told The PUNCH on Sunday, “Our union is no doubt saddened by the UNIMAID incident. It …

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ASUU declares strike in Varsity

The Academic Staff Union of Universities, chapter of the Obafemi Awolowo University, has declared a two-day strike in solidarity with the school’s embattled former vice chancellor, Anthony Elujoba, who is facing corruption trial. This position was reached at an emergency congress held Friday by the lecturers. ASUU said the accused …

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ASUU suspends lectures in Uniosun, Airforce brutalise students

The Osun State University chapter of the Academic Staff Union of Universities has directed its members at the varsity’s College of Education in Ipetu Ijesa to suspend teaching due to the brutalisation of lecturers and students on the campus. This is just as PUNCH Metro gathered that the air force men launched …

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ASUU calls for the scrap of JAMB

The disagreement between the Joint Admission Examination Board, JAMB, and  Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, has continued as the University union has called for the scrap of  UTME examination and the performance of Ishaq Oloyede, a professor, as Registrar of the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board, JAMB. In an …

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ASUU calls implementation of 2009 agreements with FG

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has expressed optimism that the Federal Government would be committed to implementing decisions of a new negotiation team on the 2009 agreements. The union’s National President, Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi, raised the hope during interview with the New Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Friday in …

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ASUU advises Jamb Registrar to resign

The registrar of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, Prof. Ishaq Oloyede, has been advised to resign from his position, by the Academic Staff Union of Universities, University of Ibadan because of the difficulty candidates experience during the ongoing JAMB registration. The Chairman of the union, Dr Deji Omole, on …

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ASUU, ASUP calls off strike in Nasarawa

The Joint Union of Tertiary Institutions in Nasarawa State has suspended its two weeks indefinite strike. The state’s Chairman of the union, Mr Ariks Bashayi, announced the suspension on Wednesday in Lafia, shortly after the union’s emergency meeting. According to him, the suspension of the strike is due to the …

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Babalakin Heads FG-ASUU Mediation Team

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved a 16-man committee, headed by Dr. Wale Babalakin, to renegotiate the 2009 Federal Government agreement with the staff unions in the Federal Universities, Polytechnics and Colleges of Education. This was disclosed in a statement issued by the Director of Press, Mrs Ihuoma Chinenye of the …

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ASUU Advises Nigerians To Rise Above Partisanship

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) says Nigerians should rise in 2017 beyond party affiliation, religious sentiments and ethnic bias. The country should pursue the good of all and eradicate poverty and suffering because these menace do not know political parties, religion or ethnicity. “May the New year brings …

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ASUU Uncovers N2bn Fraud At UNILORIN

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), has petitioned the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), alleging more than N2 billion fraud against the management of the University of Ilorin(UNILORIN). The petition was jointly signed by the Ibadan Zone Chairmen of ASUU, Dr Ade Adejumo, and the University of Ibadan …

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I Am First To Live Up To 70 Years In My Family – Atiku

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, said yesterday that no member of his family ever reached the age of 70. He spoke in Yola at an event to mark his 70th birthday by students of American University of Nigeria Academy and Primary schools. “It is a milestone in my life because …

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Soyinka’s Green Card Threat Dominates Google Search

    Prof. Wole Soyinka’s widely reported threat to tear his Green card if Donald Trump wins U.S. Presidential elections, trended on Google search this week with mixed reactions from internet trolls. Mr Taiwo Kola-Ogunlade, the Google’s Communications and Public Affairs Manager, Anglophone West Africa, made the disclosure in a …

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ASUU To Begin Warning Strike On October 2

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) said on Monday that it would commence a warning strike on Oct. 2. A statement signed by Mr Ben Ugheoke, the Chairman, University of Abuja chapter of ASUU, stated that the Federal Government had failed to embark on meaningful dialogue with the union. …

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