Why FG wants ASUU strike to continue

Reasons Why FG wants ASUU strike to continue

Nigerian universities have been buffeted with agonising months of strikes for over a decade and until now, the story is pretty much the same. Government is still unwilling to give the education sector a shot in the arm.

NNPC/Chevron National University Scholarship Aptitude Test Results

2013 Scholarship Aptitude Test

The result of the NNPC/Chevron Scholarship 2013 aptitude test has been released. The NNPC/Chevron scholarship program for 2013 aptitude test was held on 11th of May, 2013. The test was Computer-based. However, the aptitude test result will not be published online on any website.

SSANU Threatens To Join ASUU Strike By Monday

SSANU Threatens To Join ASUU Strike

The Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU) says it may commence a nationwide strike by Monday (tomorrow) if its members are not paid their salaries.

University Students Protest in Kano, Give FG Ultimatum to Grant ASUU Request

Students Protest in Kano

The students of Bayero University in Kano state North West Nigeria have taken to the street in protest of the on-going ASUU strike, as the students have asked the federal government to give ASUU what it has demanded within a week.

Colleges of Education Academic Staff Union (COEASU) Issue 60-day Ultimatum to FG

COEASU: FG has 60 days to meet our demands or else…

THE Colleges of Education Academic Staff Union (COEASU) has given the Federal Government a 60-day ultimatum to meet its demands.

Senate Plans to Enact Law on Strike in Tertiary Institutions

Senate plans "legislative solutions" to stop strikes in tertiary institutions

Senate said on Tuesday it would initiate “legislative solutions” that would regulate incessant industrial actions in universities and other tertiary institutions in the country.

Primary, Secondary School Teachers Threaten Solidarity Strike with ASUU, as SSANU Warn FG on Impending Strike

NUT threatens solidarity strike with ASUU

Members of the Nigerian Union of Teachers (NUT) have threatened to down tools nationwide in solidarity with the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) who have been on strike for close to three months.

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Exploring Avenues of Legal Education in India

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Avenues of Legal Education in India

Legal education in India refers to the educational programs that lawyers study before starting the practice of law. Indian universities offer law education at different levels.

ASUU Vows To Continue Strike; as NANS says 'We Are Tired'

ASUU Vows To Continue Strike, Blames NUC instead

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has blamed the rot in the Nigerian university system on the Executive Secretary of the National University Commission, Julius Okojie, saying his failure to insist on quality has bastardised Nigerian universities.

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Vice President Sambo Takes Over FG/ASUU Negotiations

FG/ASUU in Renewed Negotiations

In a bid to end the continuous gridlock in the dialogue between the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU and federal government, Vice President Namadi Sambo will henceforth take over the negotiation process.

NYSC Will Not Redeploy Corps Members Despite Nasarawa Violence

No plan to redeploy Nasarawa corps members

The authorities of the National Youth Service Corps have said they will not redeploy corps members serving in the troubled parts of Nasarawa State.

FG Reopens Talks with ASUU, Benue Governor Employs No Work, No Pay Policy

FG reopens talks with ASUU

THE Federal Government may have reopened dialogue with the leadership of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), in a bid to end the over two months old strike.

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List of Scholarship Boards in Nigeria

Fund misappropriation, misplacement of priorities, abuse of political power bedevil most African states, unfortunately affecting educational systems adversely.

United Nations Urge FG To Prioritise Education

Prioritise education, UN urge FG

Lagos—Secretary General of United Nations, Mr. Ban Ki-Moon, has urged the Federal Government to make education and literacy national priorities and work with partners across to advance these goals.

Strike: FG and ASUU’s adamant posture

FG and ASUU’s adamant posture

On July 1, 2013, Nigerian university lecturers, under the aegis of Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), began a nationwide indefinite strike.

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In addition to several Federal-owned, State-owned and Privately-held universities; Nigeria also has more than 60 Colleges of Education; and a host of tertiary technical and vocational institutions and colleges.

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ASUU to Continue Strike Indefinitely Until FG Meets Demands, Even If It Takes Years

ASUU to continue strike indefinitely

Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, is adamant on Government meeting all their demands before they call off their current strike. They have also shown that this strike is not only to fight for their own entitlements but for the overall good of the Nigerian University and education system at large.

FG Approves 5-Years Jail Term for WAEC Exam Malpractice

5-Years Jail Term for WAEC Exam Malpractice

The federal government stated that on Wednesday that going forward, school certificate examination offenders would spend 5 five years in jail or pay the fine of N250, 000.

Mixed Reactions as ASUU Protest Lingers

Reactions to ongoing ASUU strike

As different reactions continue to trail the ongoing ASUU strike, opinions among Nigerians also remain divided. Some support ASUU as they continue the strike while others want ASUU to make a compromise in their demands so that students can go back to school. Some have even gone a step further to accuse ASUU of selfishness.

ASUU Strike may Result in Admission Crisis

Latest on ASUU Strike

The expression on the face of 22-year-old Mike Ugbodu on Monday conveyed a feeling of disillusionment. He looked every inch worried. All of a sudden, his chubby face seemed to have shrunken with anxiety. Ugbodu, otherwise known for his lively nature, looked quite lonely. In fact, he was not in a mood to talk.

NUC Explains Terms of 2009 Govt, ASUU Pact

Fed govt / ASUU pact: NUC explains

THE National Universities Commission (NUC) has declared that the N92 billion allowances contained in the 2009 agreement reached with the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) by the Federal Government was for both academic and non-academic staff.

Blame Finance Minister For ASUU Strike

ASUU STRIKE: Blame finance minister

In this article, Dr Olusegun Ajiboye, ASUU University of Ibadan branch chairman shares why the Finance Minister of the federation should be blamed for the ongoing ASUU Strike:

University of Nigeria (UNN) Direct Entry 2013 Screening Timetable

UNN Direct Entry Screening Timetable

The registration for the 2013/2014 Direct Entry of the University of Nigeria has commenced, and its timetable is equally out.