ASUP to embark on nationwide strike May 11

Less than 12 hours after the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) extended their ongoing strike action by three months, its Polytechnics counterpart, the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics, (ASUP) has announced its plan to commence a nationwide strike action…

*Ojodu Lagos boils as trailer rams into school children, killing 15 (NewsExpress)*Police arrest 3 Dowen College students over Sylvester Oromoni’s death (Leadership)

Ojodu Lagos boils as trailer rams into school children, killing 15 (NewsExpress) Not less than 15 students of Babsfafunwa Millenium Senior and Junior Secondary Schools in Ojodu area of Lagos have purportedly been killed others injured, by a trailer moving…

Ultimatum: You’ll hear from us in 24 hrs, ASUU tells Nigerians

As ultimatum given by the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, to the government to implement its demands or face another round of industrial action ended on Sunday, the former has said Nigerians will know its position within 24 hours.…

*Why Lagos, Kano need 1% extra allocation in proposed revenue formula, by Sanwo-Olu, Ganduje (Nation)*FG expels unauthorised developers from Lagos National Stadium, concludes verification exercise (Leadership)

Why Lagos, Kano need 1% extra allocation in proposed revenue formula, by Sanwo-Olu, Ganduje (Nation) Lagos and Kano States’ Governors Babajide Sanwo-Olu and Abdullahi Ganduje have given reasons their states deserve extra 1 per cent in the proposed revenue sharing…

*How Iya Funmi died in Mushin gas explosion after displacement from former ‘puff puff’ stand (Vanguard)*12 suspects arraigned over killing of police officer in Lagos (Channels)

How Iya Funmi died in Mushin gas explosion after displacement from former ‘puff puff’ stand (Vanguard) Emotions have continued to run high following the death of Iya Funmi in Tuesday’s gas explosion on Ojekunle Street, off Ladipo Street, in the…

*How I escaped death at Ladipo gas explosion — Mechanic (Punch)*Take responsibility of government’s assets, Sanwo-Olu tells Lagosians (Leadership)

How I escaped death at Ladipo gas explosion — Mechanic (Punch) A gas explosion occurred on Tuesday morning on Ojekunle Street in the Ladipo area of Mushin, Lagos State. The PUNCH learnt that the explosion happened around 8 am. An…

ASUU laments poor economy, low education budget

The Academic Staff Union of Universities has said successive governments have surrendered Nigeria to Europe, America and Asia since 1976, which was responsible for the “continued depletion of the economy.” It added that others controlling Nigerians were the World Bank,…

*47 Yoruba Nation agitators regain freedom (Guardian)*Lagos Island may go under by 2050 (Nation)

47 Yoruba Nation agitators regain freedom (Guardian) Forty-Seven out of the 48 Yoruba Nation agitators arrested by the police during the July 3 rally in Ojota, Lagos, have regained their freedom from custody. The Guardian learned yesterday they were released…

Those who pulled out of strike will regret it – ASUU (Punch)

Since the Academic Staff Union of Universities commenced its nationwide strike on November 5, 2018, at least six universities have pulled out of it and opened their doors to students. When our correspondent contacted the ASUU President, Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi,…

‘Buhari, not ASUU should have mercy on varsity students’ (Punch)

ASUU has been on strike since November 5, 2018. The union reiterated that it was on strike to make the ruling class responsible for the future of Nigerian children. ASUU, in a release signed by Dr Deji Omole, the University…

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