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The Academic Staff Union of Universities on Monday warned Nigerians that if the Federal Government kept withholding their pay, a new crisis in the country’s universities would transcend break out. It urged interested parties and well-meaning Nigerians to pressure the Federal Government into paying its members’ withheld eight-month salaries across the nation. The University of […]

Kwara Government has ordered the immediate resumption of academic activities at the state College of Education in Ilorin. This directive is contained in a statement issued by the Press Secretary, Ministry of Tertiary Education, Monsurat Amuda-Kannike, in Ilorin on Sunday. Amuda-Kannike quoted the Commissioner in the ministry, Dr Alabi Abolore as saying that Gov. AbdulRahman […]

The Academic Staff Union of Universities yesterday opposed the Students’ Loan Bill sponsored by the speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila. ASUU President, Prof. Emmanuel Osedeke, expressed the opposition in Abuja at the National Summit on Tertiary Education Reform. The bill, which is before the Senate for concurrence, seeks the establishment an ‘Education […]

ACADEMIC Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has threatened to skip backlog of academic sessions halted by their seven months strike if federal government persists on the no work no pay rule. ASUU members, mainly of University of Port Harcourt (UNIPORT) Chapter, Rivers state, after a special congress and protest rally on Monday argued that the […]

The Federal Government and the Academic Staff Union of Universities may be preparing for another showdown as the Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, has insisted the government will not pay full salaries to lecturers despite their ongoing nationwide protest. ASUU had on Monday begun protests across the country to press home their demand for full […]

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has announced the automation of curriculum, accreditation, admission processes and general administration matters between the board, tertiary institutions and their regulatory agencies, through the Interactive e-Brochure and e-Syllabus System (IBASS). The Nation reports that JAMB Registrar, Prof Is-haq Oloyede, who disclosed this at a meeting with regulatory agencies […]

The University of Ilorin has called on all applicants who have applied for admission into the University as first choice, either at UTME or Direct Entry level, to visit the University website: for details of the procedure for the Post-UTME Screening Exercise. In a statement signed by the Registrar university of Ilorin  Dr  Fola M. Olowoleni , […]

Members of the National Executive Council (NEC) of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) have commenced its emergency meeting. The closed-door meeting, which reportedly started at 12:42 pm today, is currently being held at the National Secretariat of the union located on the University of Abuja campus. Reports gathered hinted that the meeting, which […]

There are indications that the resumption of academic activities in the nation’s universities may be short-lived as the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) is set to summon an emergency meeting of its National Executive Council (NEC). The decision to convene the meeting follows the alleged payment of half salaries by the Federal Government to […]

The University of Jos (UniJos) chapter of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has reportedly directed lecturers not to resume work until the federal government settles their withheld salaries. The chairman of ASUU in the University, Dr. Lazarus Maigoro, said this in Jos, the Plateau State capital. Maigoro said the ASUU members were not […]

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