The Nigerian Labour Congress, NLC, and Trade Union Congress of Nigeria, TUC, nationwide strike recorded mixed compliance across the states, yesterday. While some states were shut down with banks, public schools, courts and others shut down, some states recorded partial compliance and a few did not comply. The directives of the two labour bodies were […]

The Academic Staff Union of Universities has written to all zonal coordinators and chairpersons of the union and demand that members be mobilised for the nationwide strike in line with the directive from the Nigeria Labour Congress and the Trade Union Congress. The letter which was signed by ASUU’s National President, Prof. Emmanuel Osodeke, was […]

As tertiary institutions across the country begin a new session next week, the Academic Staff Union of Universities, parents and students started protests as more varsities continue to hike their fees amid a worsening economy. ASUU as well as the associations of parents and students warned about the likelihood of mass dropouts of students following […]

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has expressed concerns over the non-release of almost eight months’ salaries of university academics withheld on account of its 2022 strike action. According to a statement signed by the ASUU President Emmanuel Osodeke, this is one of the many issues affecting the Nigerian University System (NUS) as discussed […]

The National President of the Nigeria Labour Congress, Joe Ajaero alongside other officials of the labour centre have assembled at the Unity Fountain at Abuja for a “peaceful protest”.   The officials such as the National President of the Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities, Muhammed Ibrahim, representatives of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, […]

President Bola Tinubu, on Monday, directed the authorities in all federal institutions of higher learning to avoid arbitrary increase in sundry fees payable and where possible defer further increase so that parents and students don’t face too much difficulty.   While the National Association of Nigerian Students welcome the directive, the Academic Staff Union of […]

The Academic Staff Union of Universities has rejected the Core Curriculum Minimum Academic Standards prepared by the National Universities Commission.   The union said it was nightmarish, a threat to quality university education, and an erosion of powers of the university Senate in Nigerian universities.   A statement signed by the national president of ASUU, […]

The Nigeria Labour Congress has written all its 43 affiliate unions to mobilise for a scheduled industrial action primed to begin on Wednesday, June 7, 2023.   The strike follows the increment in the pump price of Premium Motor Spirit. Some of the affiliates of the NLC include – the Academic Staff Union of Universities, […]

The National Industrial Court sitting in Abuja has struck out the suit filed by a factional president of the National Association of Nigerian Students, UMAR LAWAL, seeking for the court’s order to mandate the Academic Staff Union of Universities to call of its industrial action and return to the classroom. LAWAL, who told the court […]

The National Industrial Court has scheduled Wednesday, the 21st of September to rule on the application for an interlocutory injunction filed by the Federal Government against the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU). Justice PETER HAMMAN fixed the date after the lead counsel to the Federal Government, Mr. JAMES IGWE, argued his application seeking an […]

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