Fresh Crisis Looms In Varsities As NAAT Threatens Indefinite Strike. The … The ten-month strike by the Academic Staff Union of University (ASUU) has come to an end on Wednesday, according to a report by HumAngle. “Students who seek education must not be allowed to bear the brunt of labour related issues. We go recall say during di covid 19 outbreak, goment bin shut down schools including universities. As a result, the ASUU was proscribed on 7 August 1988 and all its property seized. © 2020 BBC. Di union explain give say di senate of each school na im dey determine wey school go resume.   I feel very concerned that our students had to stay for nine months at home before the FG and ASUU could resolve this impasse. Fitch revises Coronation Merchant Bank’s Outlook to Stable; Affirms IDR rating at ‘B-’, Godfrey Okoye University and Its Culture of Cleanliness. Goment also agree to do integrity test for dis own payment system wey dem want wey be UTAS. Vanguard gathered that after meeting various stakeholders, including the Nigerian Governors Forum, NGF and leadership of the National Assembly among others, the ASUU leadership was told of the dire economic constraints government is facing, which made the union mellow down. “To ensure that no ASUU member suffers any loss of deserved benefits as a result of participation in the strike, to pursue fervently the areas in the FGN-ASUU Agreement on 2009 and the MoA 2013 that require legislation such as the mainstreaming of EAA into the annual budget and the amendment of the Executive Bill in respect of the National Universities Commission, NUC Act, 2004. Speaking further, NANS,  through its National President, Mr Sunday Asefon has, meanwhile, commended the Federal Government and ASUU, for reaching an agreement to end the union’s nine-month-old strike. The Professional Staff Congress (PSC)—the union that represents CUNY faculty and staff—filed a lawsuit against the university following the mass firing, but strike … “Going forward, government and ASUU must find a progressive ground and alternative conflict resolution process in resolving their differences on labour actions. “You can see that the Federal Government has been trying to portray the union in bad light by saying they have met all the demands of the union. The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has again explained why its seven-month-old strike has not come to an end, despite many meetings with the federal government on the crisis.. ASUU President, Prof Biodun Ogunyemi, who led other National Executive Committee members of the union to brief newsmen  made the announcement, explaining that the suspension takes effect from 12:01 am, December 24, 2020. Meanwhile, critical stakeholders in the sector, namely National Association of Nigerian Students, NANS, and National Parents Teachers Association of Nigeria, NAPTAN, have faulted the strike, saying it made no sense in the end as nothing positive came out of it. The Non-Academic Staff Union of Educational and Associated Institutions (NASU) and Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU) said they would proceed on strike over unresolved issues with the Federal Government immediately the universities reopen. In 1988 the union organized a National Strike to obtain fair wages and university autonomy. The Academic Staff Union of Universities has suspended it’s over night months strike. “ASUU must seek to exhaust every window of alternative dispute resolution before deciding on strike,” he said. “At the same time, I feel elated that the ugly days are finally over for the Nigerian students, and we can all return to our different campuses. Di ASUU President, Biodun Ogunyemi announce di conditional suspension of di strike around 9 O' clock dis morning for Abuja. Some of them may not even remember anything they have been taught. Speaking further on the union’s insistence on implementation of the 2009 agreement entered with government, Ogunyemi noted that the objectives of the agreement were found to have been made even more potent by findings of the Federal Government Committee on the Needs Assessment of Nigerian Universities in 2012. "It must be categorically stated here that ASUU never signed any agreement to suspend the strike," Maigoro said. He said students’ involvement would also compel government and ASUU to understand the need for prompt settlement of disputes. On 9 March 2020, ASUU begin two weeks warning strike to protests no-pay of salary to lecturers wey no follow for di federal goment Integrated Personnel and Payroll Information System (IPPIS). Is Asuu strike called off 2020: Today News reaching us is that the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has agreed to call off its strike which has lasted for 10 months. “So, lumping my union with other non-teaching staff is neither here nor there and totally unacceptable to us. Academic Staff Union Of Universities To Embark On One-Week Warning Strike Addressing a news conference at the end of its emergency National Executive Council meeting in … A Nigerian newspaper and Online version of the Vanguard, a daily publication in Nigeria covering Nigeria news, Niger delta, general national news, politics, business, energy, sports, entertainment, fashion,lifestyle human interest stories, etc. “Certainly, my members are more than willing to down tools if this becomes a reality.”. Newsrand learnt that the union leadership reached the consensus during a meeting with the government team led by the Minister of Labour and […] The academic union announced the suspension at a press conference held on Wednesday morning in Abuja. Email:; Phone number +23438036830544. READ our Privacy-policy and cookie policy. What are the demands they made that were met? What is the scientific measurement used to give out this money? Meanwhile one insider tell BBC Pidgin say if goment meet all dia needs, di union fit hold dia NEC meeting between Tuesday and Wednesday to call of dia strike. The Federal Government and the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), after a series of meetings, finally reached an agreement yesterday on contending issues, which led to the three months’ industrial action. “My union is asking that our own earned allowances should be specified; whatever it is should be specified just like they did to ASUU. “To me, the nine months could be said to have been wasted. Ogunyemi warned that the union would soon return to another round […] UCU response to government announcement on January college return UCU accused the government of creating more chaos for college staff and students by waiting until the last minute before announcing changes to students' return in January. Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) on Wednesday said it has “conditionally” suspended the strike action it embarked on in March over the backlog of unmet agreements between its members and the federal government. Even if ASUU and goment resolve dia mata and dem end di strike, one major issue wey go delay di reopening of universities na di resurgence of covid-19. The end may be in sight for the eight-month-old strike of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) as a meeting on Friday between the government and the union … by Nkedugist. The suspension of the strike takes effect from Thursday, December 24th, 2020. Dem accept di offer of Federal government and monitor di implementation as part of ddia decision to end dia ten months strike action. ASUU - Academic Staff Union of Universities - don suspend dia nine month strike with effect from 12 am Thursday 24 December, 2020Di ASUU President, Biodun Ogunyemi announce di conditional suspension of di strike around 9 O' clock dis morning for Abuja.FG #ASUU Strike latest news be say di University This Christmas season I had intended to engage in a critical investigation of religion given the powerful theological si... 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Di union add say na goment responsibility to ensure say dem put in place all di needed measures for di university and dem write to di senate of di school wey go inform di students wen school go resume. Afta dia close door meeting wey last for nearly eight hours, both Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige say dia meeting dey fruitful and dat dem dey hopeful say afta ASUU meet wit dia members, dem go call off di strike. He said the agreement when implemented would “reverse the decay in the Nigerian University System, NUS, in order to reposition it for greater responsibilities in national development.”. Ogunyemi urged parents to take prime interest in their children’s welfare, learning, better funding, better laboratories, and free development to enable them be at par and compete with their counterparts globally. Share this on WhatsAppSpread the loveAs ASUU ends strike, non-Academic staff fumes over imbalance Just as the christmas cheering news of the suspension of 9 months old strike action by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has given Nigerians a reason to celebrate, the Non-Academic Staff is fumming alleging discrimination over the planned N40b […] Wetin we call dis foto, ASUU and Labour Ministry meeting on top di ongoing strike Di meeting between di federal goment delegation and di leadership Academic Staff Union of Universities… Technical Feedback: whatsapp 08023469027 The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, has ‘conditionally’ suspended its strike, ending a protracted industrial action that started since March 2020. Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), yesterday, asked the three non-teaching staff unions in the Nigerian University System (NUS) to go and … The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has denied that it reached an agreement with the federal government, to call off its ongoing strike on December 9, … Wia dis foto come from, FESTUS KEYAMO/TWITTER. Assuring that the union will fulfill its own part of the bargain, Ogunyemi however, warned that ASUU will not hesitate to resume its suspended strike if government fails to reciprocate the gesture. The meeting discussed reports from the National Secretariat and Reviewed the One Week Warning Strike. The Federal Government has claimed the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) had promised to call off their nine-month-old strike Who be Fidelis Anosike wey Rita Dominic share im picture for instagram wit "love" emoji? It was probably one of the most rugged vehicles ev... 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Wia dis foto come from, Nigeria FEDERAL MINISTRY OF LABOUR, ASUU members and Nigeria FG inside meeting room, ASUU - Academic Staff Union of Universities - don suspend dia nine month strike with effect from 12 am Thursday 24 December, 2020. ASUU tell BBC Pidgin say dem happy how goment take handle di mata and dat goment don give dem new offer and dat dem gatz hold dia meeting and get back to di goment on dia own stand within 24 hours. Quick way to get NIN registration form & check NIMC Enrolment centres, How to check your National Identification Number NIN from your mobile phone, Billionaire buy Michael Jackson Neverland house 'for $22m'. Friday Olokor, Adelani Adepegba and Grace Edema The Academic Staff Union of Universities on Wednesday indicated that it might resume its … “We had an MoU with government, just signed on November 15, 2020, which says that government should clearly define what is supposed to go to each union and government agreed that it was going to do that and today they just shared the money anyhow they wanted without adhering to the MoU we had with government. “If it was the way and manner the government’s delegation negotiated, it is nothing to write home about. The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) on Thursday has announced suspension of its three-month strike. Di trade union strategy of offer and counter-offer go go on until di National Executive Council of ASUU wey consist of all di recognised chairperson finally approve di best offer wey goment offer dem. TODAY, December 25, is a day set aside to celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ, our best example of love for God a... 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