UK nurses demand pay rise, to go on strike
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UK nurses demand pay rise, to go on strike

For the first time in history, nurses under the United Kingdom National Health Service will embark on industrial action to press home their demand for better pay amidst the rising cost of living and soaring energy bills. About 300,000 registered nurses of the Royal College of Nursing (RCN), who are mostly employees of the state-run…

FG to reopen universities 

FG to reopen universities 

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…

ASUU vs FG: new friction emerges 

ASUU vs FG: new friction emerges 

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…

Dark days ahead 

Dark days ahead 

The National Union of Electricity Employees (NUEE) held a protest yesterday at the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) headquarters in Abuja and threatened to withdraw their service from today.  What’s the protest about?  According to PremiumTimes, which reported sighting the group’s letter mobilizing its members for the protest, the electricity workers were displeased with a…

Buhari pleads with ASUU to call off strike
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Buhari pleads with ASUU to call off strike

President Muhammadu Buhari has once again appealed to the Academic Staff Union of Universities to call off its ongoing strike that started 14th of February 2022, saying it is counterproductive for the university lecturers to continue the strike as its negotiations with the federal government had gone far. The plea was made at the maiden…