Prolong Strike: Court orders ASUU to resume lectures.

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A National Industrial Court sitting in Port Harcourt has ordered the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU to call off its seven-month-long strike.Justice Polycarp Hamman, a vacation judge, who gave the ruling on the interlocutory injunction filed by the Federal Government, restrained ASUU from further continuing with the strike pending the determination of the federal … Read more

ASUU Strike: House of Reps To Intervene 

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The House of Representatives has said it is intervening in the lingering dispute between the federal government and the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU).  What kind of intervention?  The Speaker of the House, Femi Gbajabiamila, disclosed this on Tuesday after the National Assembly returned from its two-month annual break. Gbajabiamila said he has already … Read more

JAMB scraps Mop-up exam for UTME candidates

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Joint Admission and Matriculations Boards, JAMB has said it will no longer conduct mop-up examinations for candidates seeking admission into tertiary institutions whose bio-metrics are not verified by the board. JAMB has disclosed this in its weekly bulletin of the office of the Registrar in Abuja. What is Jamb’s reason for this decision? The examination … Read more

FCT schools set to resume on Monday.

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The Federal Capital Territory Administration has announced that both private and public primary and secondary schools in the FCT  will resume on September 12, 2022. The resumption date was confirmed by the Secretary of the FCT-Education Secretariat, Sani Dahir El-Katuzu. And so? Why is their resumption important? Schools in the FCT were hurriedly closed on … Read more

ASUU’s depleting camp 

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These are not very good times for the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) as the Lagos State University (LASU) led some other universities out of the ASUU strike that has now lasted more than six months.  Which other universities left?  The Kwara State University, Kaduna State University, and Osun State University have also pulled … Read more

Schools without teachers 

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As the federal government’s dispute with the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) remains unresolved, a new report by The Punch has revealed a dire situation in the universities’ academic workforce.  The inability of the school authorities to recruit much-needed hands has resulted in a severe shortage of professors and other academic staff members in … Read more

FG to reopen universities 

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The federal government is reportedly planning to reopen universities without members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU).  Is the government recruiting new lecturers?  That’s not clear from reports. From a report by Vanguard newspaper, the government’s plan to reopen universities is coming after members of various non-academic unions called off their own industrial … Read more

Wole Soyinka gets lecturing job in UAE.

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World acclaimed writer, academic, and Nobel Laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka has joined the New York University Abu Dhabi as a professor of Arts Theater in the United Arab Emirates, UAE. According to a circular dated August 23, 2022, posted on the school’s website, Professor Soyinka will become the first-ever Noble prize winner to be part … Read more

ASUU rejects funding from parents 

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The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has rejected the funding offer made by parents in an attempt aimed at bringing the lingering faceoff with the federal government to an end.  The National Parent-Teacher Association of Nigeria (NAPTAN) had sought an audience with the federal government over the lingering strike by ASUU, The Punch reported … Read more

ASUU vs FG: new friction emerges 

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As the federal government and the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) continue to bicker over the payment of salaries for the period of the strike, another disagreement has emerged between both parties.  What’s the disagreement?  The federal government recently made its proposal to ASUU for the potential resolution of the dispute and was awaiting … Read more