ASUU Hints On Calling Off Strike, In Closed Door Session With Senate

Posted by Thandiubani University students may have hope of returning to school soon as ASUU meets with Senate to discuss a way forward.  There are indications that the Academic Staff Union of Universities led by its President, Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi may call off its protracted industrial action soon. Vacancy for Authors and Aggregators on ginnyent.net …

More Trouble for Public Varsities

By Iyabo Lawal (Lagos) and Rotimi Agboluaje (Ibadan) • As SSANU begins warning strike today • FG fails to remit five-month union dues • IPPS issues may stall Monday reopening • Breakaway faction set to resume Actual resumption of academic activities in Nigerian universities may not take place after Federal Government issued directive for reopening…

ASUU To Suspend Strike Soon – Ngige

Posted by Thandiubani    The ongoing Academic Staff Union of Universities will soon come to an end according to Nigeria’s Labour minister.  The Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige has assured Nigerians and university students that the Academic Staff Union of Universities would soon be suspended. Ginna Crochets  Ngige gave the hint during…

It’s Suicidal’ – ASUU Raises Alarm Over Plans To Reopen Universities Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

Posted by Thandiubani The federal government and states have been warned by ASUU of the risk in reopening universities amid coronavirus pandemic.  The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has raised alarm over reports that some states are reopening public universities amid coronavirus pandemic. Ginna Crochets  According to TheNation, the union has also questioned non-remittance…

FG gives Update on Date for Reopening of All Schools

By Henry Iheanacho  The federal government has given an update on when nursery, primary, secondary schools and tertiary institutions across the country would be fully reopened for academic activities. Minister of state for education, Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, during the PTF briefing on COVID-19, Thursday, August 13, said that once the Presidential Task Force assesses all the…