COVID-19: Schools Can Resume, Vice Chancellors Counter ASUU

By Thandiubani Vice-Chancellors in charge of some federal and state universities have called for the reopening of schools for academic activities.  A recent call by the Academic Union of Universities that the condition is not good for lecturers to return to classrooms has been faulted by Vice-Chancellors of some federal and state universities in Nigeria….

The Current Classroom and Hostel in Universities Do Not Conform with the COVID19 Protocols – ASUU Expresses Concern over Jan. 18 Resumption Date

Members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities are expressing their reservations over the January 18 resumption date for academic activities in all universities across the country. Vacancy for Authors and Aggregators on ginnyent.net Tertiary institutions nationwide were closed for over 9 months in 2020 partly because of the protracted strike action of the union…

Nigerian Universities to Reopen on January 18 after 9 Months of ASUU Strike 

The National Universities Commission (NUC) has directed vice-chancellors of universities to commence academic activities on January 18, in accordance with the directive of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) team on Covid-19. There Will Be no Mass Disconnection of Telephone Subscribers over National Identity Numbers (NIN) Registration – NCC Universities in Nigeria have been closed since…

Universities Will Reopen in January- Chris Ngige Says 

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, says Nigerian universities that have been on strike since March this year, will reopen by January 2021. New COVID-19 Variant in UK Has Been Found in Nigeria – Scientists Say  The minister disclosed this while speaking at a function in Alor, Idemili South Local Government Area of…

No Agreement Yet to Suspend Strike – ASUU Says 

The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU has denied plans to call off the eight-month-long strike. Last night, social media was agog with reports that the academic union had concluded plans to call off the strike after meeting with the Government negotiation team led by the Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige on…

BREAKING: ASUU Agrees to Call-off Strike, to Receive N70bn

By Adelani Adepegba, Abuja The Academic Staff Union of Universities has agreed to call of its eight-month strike which has grounded academic activities in the public universities. ‘Ghost’ in Abandoned Hospital Caught on Camera  The union leadership reached the consensus during a meeting with the government team led by the Minister of Labour and Employment,…

FG Says ASUU not Exempted from IPPIS, Clarifies Agreement with Lecturers 

By Nurudeen Lawal – The Nigerian government has given a fresh update regarding its current agreement with ASUU – According to the government, lecturers have not been exempted from the IPPIS platform, contrary to some media reports – Labour minister Ngige said the government only agreed that lecturers not yet on the platform will be…

ASUU May Suspend Strike As Nigerian Government Meets Demands

The government agreed to exempt university workers from the new Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System. By Saharareporters The Academic Staff Union of Universities may suspend its eight-month strike action after the Nigerian Government met its key demands. The government agreed to exempt university workers from the new Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System. The…

ASUU: FG Soon to Register Rival Union – Ngige

As members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) continue their 10-month old strike, the Federal Government has commenced the process of registering a rival union. Sen Chris Ngige, Minister of Labour and Employment, dropped this on Thursday in Abuja when the leadership of Congress of University Academics (CONUA), led by its National Coordinator,…

ASUU Strike: Ngige Gives Update after Meeting with Buhari

By Ifreke Inyang The Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, has said the integrity test being conducted on the University Transparency and Accountability Solution (UTAs) software being proposed by the Academic Staff Union of Universities, would last between six and eight months. ASUU has been on strike in protest against the Federal Government’s preferred…