Tag: Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics

Breaking: Polytechnic Lecturers Suspend 65-day old Strike

Lecturers under the auspices of Academic Staff Union Of Polytechnics (ASUP) have suspended their 65-day old strike. National Publicity Secretary of ASUP, Abdullahi Yalwa, who announced this Wednesday, said the union suspended the strike following an appraisal of the report indicating the gradual implementation of the items contained in the[Read More…]

FG Meeting With ASUP Ends In Deadlock, Poly Lecturers Continue 9 Months Old Strike

The National Executive Council of the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics has resolved to continue its  nine months old strike pending the outcome of its meeting with the Senate Committee on Education on July 1. The President of the union, Mr. Chibuzor Asumogha, made the statement in an interview with the News[Read More…]

Nigerian Police Shot Live Rounds, Fired Teargas At Protesting Lecturers And Students In Abuja

ABUJA  (AFP) – Nigerian police fired teargas at teachers and students and shot live rounds into the air as they tried to disperse a rally over college closures on Tuesday, protesters said. The march, in the capital Abuja, was called by two academic unions who have been on strike for[Read More…]

Lingering Strike: Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics Stage Nationwide Protest

NAN The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP), on Wednesday, said it had concluded plans to stage a nationwide protest over what it described as government’s insensitivity to its lingering strike. The National President of the union, Dr Chibuzo Asomugha, told newsmen in Abuja that the protest would take place[Read More…]

FG Stops Payment Of Striking Polytechnics Lecturers

The President of the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP), Dr Chibuzor Asomugha, on Wednesday said the Federal Government had stopped paying the striking lecturers salaries since March 21. Asomugha told newsmen in Abuja that the “no-work-no pay rule’’ had forced the union to device other measures of sustaining its[Read More…]

Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics Vow To Continue Strike Until Demands Are Met

NAN The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics in Yola on Wednesday said it would continue with its six months old strike unless the Federal Government met its demands. ASUP National Public Relations Officer, Mr Clement Chirman, told newsmen it was unfortunate that the Federal Government had not demonstrated enough will[Read More…]

Students Ask Jonathan To End Nationwide ASUP strike

NAN Students of tertiary institutions in the country have appealed to President Goodluck Jonathan to end the lingering nationwide strike by the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP). Speaking with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abakaliki on Tuesday, the students said time had come for the president to[Read More…]

Academic Staff Union Of Polytechnics Continue Strike

The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics, ASUP, has said that polytechnic lecturers will not return to their classrooms until the union’s demands are met by the Federal Government. ASUP President, Dr. Chibuzor Asomugha made this declaration Wednesday after a National Executive Council meeting of the union in Abuja. In it’s[Read More…]