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Niger Delta University joins ASUU strike

The Niger Delta University chapter of the Academic Staff Union of Universities has joined the ongoing nationwide strike declared by the union. The Chairman of the chapter, Dr Stanley Oguon, said on Thursday that the move followed a resolution reached

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Fed Govt broke promise to ASUU – Education minister

The Federal Government  yesterday admitted failing to keep some of its promises to university lecturers but said it would work hard to get them to suspend the strike declared on Sunday by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU). It reiterated that

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NABTEB releases May/June 2017 results

The National Business and Technical Examinations Board (NABTEB) has released the May/June 2017 results for the National Business Certificate (NBC) and National Technical Certificate (NTC) examinations. The Registrar/ Chief Executive Officer of NABTEB, Professor Ifeoma Isiugo-Abanihe, announced this on Tuesday

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ASUU Strike: NANS questions N1 Billion national economic recovery plan

By Mariam Sanni, Abuja The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), has lamented that the strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) comes with attendant unprecedented and untold challenges and hardship to both the students and their parents.

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ASUU strike may end in two days

The Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu, yesterday assured Nigerians that the industrial action embarked upon by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), may end in two days. In an interview with The Guardian, the Minister stated that the

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More strikes in the horizon? ASUP warns FG of impending strike

The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics, ASUP, has thrown its weight behind Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU. In a statement by ASUP Secretary General, Anderson Ezeibe, the union noted that the strike was aimed at restoring sanity to Nigerian

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OAU is not on strike – VC says ‘we are not joining ASUU strike’

Eyitope Ogunbodede, the Vice Chancellor of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife says lecturers of the university are not taking part in the indefinite strike declared by the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, on August 14. According to the vice-chancellor, the lecturers

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Benue shuts 2,424 schools

Benue State government on Tuesday announced the closure of 2,424 schools in the state. The state commissioner for Education, Science and Technology, Professor Dennis Ityavyar, who stated this at a meeting with stakeholders said that the schools closed down failed

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ASUU begins indefinite strike

After an extensive deliberation that lasted three days, the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, has resolved to embark on an indefinite strike action. The lecturers union held its meeting at the University of Abuja from Friday and has directed

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Lassa fever contacts in Ogun hits 106

Ogun State government on Sunday disclosed that the number of suspected contacts of the victim of Lassa fever in the state has risen from initial 66 to to 106. The state Commissioner for Health, Dr Babatunde Ipaye, who made this

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