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The Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige, Monday, said the Federal Government did not take the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, to court over the prolonged strike of the union, as some people claimed. The Minister also regretted that the ASUU leadership does not even understand the importance  of the Collective Bargain […]

The Nigeria Police Force, Kwara Command on Monday met with the executives of the National Association Of Nigerian Students, Kwara Chapter on the need to stop the planned shut down of flight operations of the Airports in the South West zone including Ilorin International Airport. Recall that the National Association of Nigeria Students (NANS), Kwara […]

The Muslim Media Watch Group of Nigeria (MMWG), has appealed to the leadership of the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) to rescind its decision to occupy the nation’s airports from Monday in protest against the continued strike action by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU). The group made the appeal in a statement […]

As schools resume for new academic calendar in Kwara state today , President of the Kwara state chapter of the National association of proprietors of private schools NAPPS, Dr Temitope Ajibola has appealed to all parents to be security conscious by ensuring proper monitoring of their children. Speaking with Royal Times ,  NAPPS president said […]

With the high level of insecurity challenges facing the country today, especially kidnapping, it is pertinent to ensure that our children and wards are safe and not exposed to any form of harm. In view of this and as schools resume for new academic calendar, the president of the Kwara state chapter of the National […]

The Catholic Bishops of Nigeria have faulted the Federal Government’s approach amidst the protracted industrial action by the Academic Staff Union of Universities. They called on the Federal Government and the ASUU to find a quicker and better way of resolving the crisis so that academic activities can commence in public universities. The statement was […]

The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has threatened to shut down the country including the Presidential Villa over the failure of the federal government to reach a truce with the members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU. Vanguard reports that The student body insisted it will not rescind its protests until the […]

President, Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Prof. Emmanuel Osodeke has said that the union is willing to end its seven-month old strike. Osodeke, however,  said this could only be achieved if concrete agreements were reached with the Federal Government. Vanguard reports that Osodeke gave the assurance in Abuja on Thursday at a National Town […]

Amnesty International has called for the Zimbabwean authorities to drop charges against university students who have been protesting against an abrupt hike in tuition fees. Reports received from the country safy fourteen students were arrested on Monday while five others were arrested on Wednesday and charged with disorderly conduct. They were reportedly released after paying […]

Chairman, Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP), Offa, Dr Idowu ATILOLA has warned that the delay in the appointment of a substantive rector for the institution may trigger a full-blown crisis.   In a statement made available to newsmen , Atilola said the delay has left the institution in serious disarray, hence the urgent need for […]

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