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17 strikes in 23 years: a unionist explains why Nigeria’s university lecturers won’t back down

Lecturers at Nigeria’s public universities have been on strike 16 times since 1999. On 14 February 2022 they went back on strike to make...

Court adjourns FG’s suit against ASUU

A SUIT the Federal government filed against the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) on the lecturers' protracted strike has been adjourned to Friday...

ASUU: FG approves 35% salary increase for professors, 23.5% for lecturers

AS part of measures to end the nearly seven-month-old strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), the Nigerian government on Tuesday approved...
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Strike: Kaduna State University orders lecturers to resume work or face sanctions

THE Kaduna State University has ordered its striking lecturers to resume work or face sanctions. Lecturers in the university are members of the Academic Staff...

George Washington University appoints Linus Idahosa board member 

NIGERIAN-BORN social entrepreneur and visionary Linus Idahosa has been appointed as a founding board member of the Global ESG Impact Investment Forum (GEIF) of...

ASUU has gone on strike for over 600 days under Buhari

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has gone on strike for 628 days since the inception of President Muhammadu Buhari's administration in 2015,...
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UNESCO’s data on out-of-school children exposes Nigerian govt’s lie

LATEST data from the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) shows that Nigeria now has 20.2 million out-of-school children. The figure is three times the...

ASUU should take govt to court over university autonomy – Jide Osuntokun

A PROFESSOR, Jide Osuntokun, has advised the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) to take the federal and state governments to court over university...

Lagos prioritises university education, establishes trust fund

THE Lagos State Government has set up the Lagos State Tertiary Education Trust Fund as a revolutionary model of funding tertiary education in the...
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Nasarawa State University pulls out from ASUU strike

THE management of the Nasarawa State University, Keffi, (NSUK),...

ASUU adamant as FG directs VCs to reopen varsities for lectures

THE Federal government has directed the vice chancellors of...

FG backtracks, withdraws order on varsities reopening

THE Federal government has reversed its decision to reopen...
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