Education

JUST IN: COEASU extends strike by three weeks

Lecturers in the Nigerian colleges of education have extended their ongoing strike by three weeks. The lecturers, under the aegis of Colleges of Education Academic Staff Union, blamed their decision on the failure of the Federal Government to embrace the union’s preference for the University Transparency Accountability System and the …

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Breakaway ASUU faction dissociates self from strike

aA breakaway faction of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, the Congress of Nigerian University Academics, has dissociated itself from the ongoing strike in Nigerian universities. This was disclosed in a statement signed by its National Coordinator, Niyi Sunmonu, and the National Publicity Secretary, Ernest Nwoke, and made available to …

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Strike: Varsity students back NLC, mobilise for protest

Following the declaration of a two-day protest by the Nigeria Labour Congress to solidarise with the Academic Staff Union of Universities, some student bodies and other rights groups have backed the call to action. The National Association of University Students, in a statement obtained by newsmen on Tuesday, said its …

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ASUU meets August 1, strike enters 155th day

The National Executive Council of the striking Academic Staff Union of Universities is scheduled to hold its meeting in the first week of August, 2022. Our correspondent learnt that a decision on whether to suspend or continue with the strike which enters its 155th day on Tuesday (today), will be …

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Breakaway ASUU faction dissociates self from strike

A breakaway faction of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, the Congress of Nigerian University Academics, has dissociated itself from the ongoing strike in Nigerian universities. This was disclosed in a statement signed by its National Coordinator, Niyi Sunmonu, and the National Publicity Secretary, Ernest Nwoke, and made available to …

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Strike: ASUU to sanction non-complying chapters

The Academic Staff Union of Universities has threatened to query universities that have failed to comply with its decision to remain on strike while negotiations with the Federal Government continue. ASUU President, Prof Emmanuel Osodeke, said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria on Monday in Abuja. …

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New OAU VC promises improved IGR

A Professor of Agricultural Economics, Simeon Bamire, was on Tuesday inaugurated as the 12th substantive Vice Chancellor of the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Osun State. Bamire took over from Prof. Eyitope Ogunbodede, who had completed his five-year tenure. In his acceptance speech, Bamire promised to build on the achievements of …

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