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ASUU Strike: Security Operatives Flooded Enugu Airport

The security operatives flooded the Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu, on Friday, May 20, 2022 to stop the proposed protest of the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) against the on-going strike of Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU). NANS gave 9days privilege for the federal government and ASUU to reach agreement and if they were unable to reach agreement, they will have their massive protest against the on-going strike. […]

todayMay 20, 2022 3

Education

NANS Protest: Students Block Sagamu-Benin Expressway

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the students in Ogun State has blocked the Sagamu-Benin Expressway in protest against the ongoing strike of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), on Monday. The students are from Tai Solarin University of Education, Science and Technology (TASUED) Ijagun, Olabisi Onabanjo University (OOU) Ago-Iwoye and Federal University of Agriculture (FUNAAB), Abeokuta. It was reported that the students stalked the TASUED axis […]

todayMay 16, 2022 7

Education

ASUU STRIKE: Interviews With Affected Parents Concerning The Ongoing Strike

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) had an interviews with some of the affected parent of the ongoing strike of ASUU, in Abuja. Mr Musa Gimba, a parent in Abaji Area Council, said the lecturers who builds the senators that are being paid sitting and sleeping allowances should be regarded and government should grant their demands, that the children will return to school. Mr Silas Lagi, a parent of a […]

todayMay 12, 2022 4

Education

NANS Protests: There Will Be No Political Activities

The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has determined to be an hindrance to political activities, particularly the party primaries election in any part of the country until the strike is call-off Comrade Victor Ezenagu, the Public Relations Officer of NANS, reaffirmed the national protests declared by the leadership of NANS a day before the interview of Com. Victor with Channels TV, on Tuesday, May 10, 2022, in Abuja. Victor said […]

todayMay 11, 2022 3

Education

ASUU Extends The Ongoing Strike For Another 12 Weeks

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has extended the ongoing strike for another 12 weeks (3 months). The union president, Prof. Emmanuel Osodeke, disclosed the union's decision on Monday. Prof. Osodeke said the decision was taken in National Executive Council (NEC) meeting held on Sunday, 8th May, 2022 at University of Abuja, Abuja. He explained the 12 weeks extension is to give the Federal Government more time to resolve […]

todayMay 9, 2022 4

Education

Federal Government Did Not Know The Reasons Behind The ASUU Strike

The federal government said, he did not understand the reasons behind the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, ongoing strike. Emeka Nwajiuba, the Minister of State for Education, said in Abuja, that ASUU as the government's  employees, did not have rights to order the government which is their employer, how their salaries should be paid. He said the federal government has limited resources and cannot borrow money to pay ASUU. […]

todayMay 5, 2022 3

Education

ASUU Strike: Students To Block Major Federal Roads In All 36 States – NANS

Following the commencement of a four-week warning strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) says it will block federal roads nationwide. Mr. Sunday Asefon who is the National President of NANS revealed this statement to the newsmen in Abuja on Monday. He said that the decision to block major federal roads was the outcome of the congress held recently in Sokoto […]

todayFebruary 21, 2022 22

Crime

Delta Govt Shuts School After 19-Month-Old Pupil Flogged By Teacher Dies

The Delta State Government has shut down a primary school in Asaba following the death of a 19-month-old pupil, Obina Udeze. It was gathered that the victim died from injuries sustained by a teacher, Emeka Nwogbo, who reportedly flogged him on Monday, leaving marks on his body. The little boy was said to have fallen sick after the beating and was taken to the Federal Medical Centre, Asaba. His health […]

todayFebruary 14, 2022 14

Education

ASUU Embarks On One Month Warning Strike

ASUU announced another round of industrial action to warn the government to do the needful. Members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) have voted to embark on a one-month warning strike to press home their demands from the Federal Government. The union had been deliberating on whether to embark on a fresh strike or not at its National Executive Council meeting which held at the University of Lagos. […]

todayFebruary 14, 2022 11

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