Tag: ASUU

ASUU threatens another strike

Estimated Reading Time: 1The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has threatened to begin another strike over what it called the deliberate refusal of the Accountant-General of the Federation, Mr Ahmed Idris, to pay the salaries and remittance of check-off dues of over 1,000 staff for 13 months. Dr Lazarus[Read More…]

ASUU to begin warning strike in Yobe June 8

Estimated Reading Time: 1The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Yobe State chapter, is set to commence a two-week warning strike in Damaturu from Tuesday, June 8, 2021. ASUU resorted to the strike due, reportedly, to government’s failure to meet its members’ demands. Chairman of ASUU in the state, Mohammed[Read More…]

Just In: ASUU appoints new President

Estimated Reading Time: 1 The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, has elected Prof. Victor Emmanuel Osodeke of the Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike in Abia State as its new president. This development follows the termination of its past president, Professor Biodun Ogunyemi’s four-year tenure on Saturday. Osodeke was[Read More…]

Nigerian private universities produce graduates with ’empty brains’ – ASUU Chairman

Estimated Reading Time: 1The chairman of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) in Plateau State, Dr. Lazarus Maigoro, has said most Nigerian private universities do not produce high quality graduates. While speaking to journalists on Thursday about the newly approved private universities, Maigoro decried low academic standards in most[Read More…]