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Nigeria: Lagos appeals to striking university staff

ASUU Strike

BY HENRY IFEANYI Lagos State Government has appealed to striking lecturers of the state-owned university to embrace dialogue instead of the industrial action. The state described the strike as a crude attempt to force new terms and conditions of service on the university. The State Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Lateef Ibirogba, said the striking members of the local branch ... Read More »

ASUU Chairman flays sharing formula of N200 billion Nigerian universities’ fund

President Goodluck Jonathan

The Niger Delta University chapter of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, has kicked against the sharing formula adopted for the N200 billion government funds to public universities. The fund was one of the agreements ASUU had with the federal government after a five-month strike. The chapter’s chairman, Beke Sese, said on Thursday that the sharing formula was skewed ... Read More »

ASUU, FG on war path again

University of Ibadan

A few weeks after returning from a major strike that lasted over five months, the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, has drawn another battle line with the National University Commission, NUC, threatening the new found peace between its members and the Federal Government. The subject of disagreement this time is an Integrated Payroll and Personal Information System, IPPIS, form ... Read More »

FG to spend N100bn on universities’ infrastructure

University of Nigeria

Good times appear to becoming for Federal Government-owned universities. They are to have projects estimated to cost  N100 billion provided by government  soon as part of the effort to boost education at that level and arrest the decay of infrastructure in the institutions. President Goodluck Jonathan is to flag off the projects by the end of this month or early ... Read More »

Nigerian students pay $3 bn annually as tuition fees in African Universities – ASUU

Nigerian Universities Commission

The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, Jos state Chapter, said Nigerian students pay about $3billion as tuition fees to study in African Universities every year. The ASUU Chairperson, Dr. David Jangkam flung by his Secretary, Dr. Noel Wannang and other members of the executive disclosed this while addressing newsmen at the ASUU secretariat in Jos, over the ongoing ASUU ... Read More » • Free Website Templates - Downlaod Full Themes