UNIJOS: ASUU grills 13 candidates vying for VC position

No fewer than 13 candidates vying for the position of the Vice Chancellor of the University of Jos have been constructively engaged in a debate by erudite Professors and members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) to unravel…

NOUN academic staff resolve to join ASUU over earned academic allowance

The academic staff of National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN), under the aegis of NOUN Academic Staff Forum, has resolved to join the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU). In a statement signed by its Public Relations Officer, Dr. Chuks…

ASUU, students union leader bemoan proliferation of universities in Nigeria

Some stakeholders in University education in Nigeria, on Thursday, warned against the proliferation of universities in the country, following Wednesday’s approval of 20 new private universities by the Federal Executive Council (FEC). In separate interviews with the News Agency of…

ASUU Strike: Lecturer turned taxi driver shot dead

A lecturer with the Alex Ekwueme Federal University Ndufu Alike Ikwo (AE-FUNAI), Ebonyi State, Mr. Kyrian Nwoke, has been found dead in Abakaliki. His body was discovered on Monday near the popular Rice Mill with bullet wounds. Nwoke had gone…

Vice Chancellors counter ASUU, say varsities can resume

Vice-Chancellors of some federal and state universities in Nigeria have expressed readiness to reopen schools. Though the Academic Staff Union of Universities had said that varsities were not ready for reopening, the VCs said they had planned to reopen their…

Ex-UNILAG VC, Oye Ibidapo-Obe, dies of suspected COVID-19 complications

Former Vice-Chancellor, University of Lagos (UNILAG), Akoka, Professor Oyewusi Ibidapo-Obe is dead. He died on Sunday in Lagos of suspected COVID-19 complications. Both UNILAG branch Chairman of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Dr Dele Ashiru and Personal Assistant…

NANS divided over suspended ASUU strike

The recently suspended nine-month strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities has divided officials of the National Association of Nigerian Students. The PUNCH had earlier reported that ASUU National President, Biodun Ogunyemi, on Wednesday in Abuja, “conditionally” suspended its…

ASUU’s unending strike actions – Ehi Braimah

After what seemed like eternity, the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) called off its nine-month old strike. At a press conference in Abuja on Wednesday, December 23, 2020, Biodun Ogunyemi, President of ASUU, announced a “conditional suspension” of the…

FG, ASUU cancel meeting on strike

A truce meeting between the Federal Government and the leadership of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) was cancelled on Monday. It was the second time in a row. No reason was given for the cancellation of the parley…

*#EndSARS protesters ask panel to summon Sanwo-Olu, Fashola, others (Nation)*Suspects arrested in Kaduna for robbing businessman in Lagos (Punch)

#EndSARS protesters ask panel to summon Sanwo-Olu, Fashola, others (Nation) The counsel for the #EndSARS protesters, Mr. Adesina Ogunlana has asked the Lagos State Judicial Panel of Enquiry and Restitution for Victims of SARS related abuses and other matters to…

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