ASUU appeals ruling, says FG has declared war

The striking Academic Staff Union of Universities will today file an appeal against the ruling of the National Industrial Court which directed its members to resume work. Counsel for ASUU, Femi Falana who disclosed this in an interview with newsmen in Abuja on Thursday said it will be filed first thing Friday morning. ASUU has … Read more

ASUU: FG announces 23.5% salary increment for lecturers

The Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, on Tuesday said the government could only afford 23.5 percent salary increase for lecturers, while a 35% increment will be enjoyed by professors. The minister also noted that the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.) warned against signing agreements which the government will not be able to meet. Adamu … Read more

ASUU rejects EKSU resumption order, UNIOSUN tackles union

The Academic Staff Union of Universities, Ekiti State University, Ado Ekiti, has rejected an order given by the management of the institution for the resumption of academic activities. The Chairperson of the union, Dr Kayode Arogundade, who made this known on Friday, however, said the university’s Registrar, Ife Oluwole, was free to reopen the university … Read more

Strike: FG mulls proscription of ASUU

Indications emerged yesterday that the Federal Government may consider the option of proscribing the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU if it fails to call off the prolonged strike after an offer was made to it. The Federal Government has also approved an additional N100 billion for the university sector as part of the understanding … Read more

FG promised N60,000 increment in professor’s salaries – ASUU reveals FG’s ‘miserly’ offer

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has revealed the “miserly offer” made by the federal government. Recall that in a statement issued by ASUU on Thursday, August 18, after the resumed meeting of the federal government and ASUU over the lingering strike action by the union, the Union president revealed that it rejected the “award” of salary by the … Read more