Tag: Polytechnic Lecturers

Polytechnic workers issues FG a 21-day ultimatum, threaten strike

The senior staff members of Nigerian polytechnics, have issued a 21-day ultimatum to embark on an indefinite strike if the Federal Government failed to certain address lingering issues associated with the Integrated Personnel and Payroll Information System. After an emergency meeting in Abuja on Tuesday, the polytechnic workers, under the[Read More…]

Polytechnic Lecturers Suspend Strike 10 Months After

The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP) has decided to suspend its drawn-out strike by Tuesday. ASUP president Chibuzor Asmugha, who confirmed the suspension to Daily Trust said the decision was reached after the National Executive Council (NEC) of the union met at Labour House in Abuja today. He said[Read More…]

Ibrahim Shekarau Resumes, Meets Striking Polytechnic Lecturers

Former Kano State Governor, Mallam Ibrahim Shekarau, on Thursday, resumed office as the new Minister of Education and immediately met with the leadership of the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics, ASUP. The Polytechnics have been on strike since October last year. Mr. Shekarau’s resumes and immediately moves to resolve the strike by[Read More…]

FG Approves N20.4bn Arrears To Striking Polytechnic Lecturers -Wike

The Federal Government on Tuesday agreed to pay N20.4 billion arrears of new salary structure to the striking polytechnic lecturers, Supervising Minister for Education, Chief Nyesom Wike, has said. Wike made this known at a meeting with the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP) and the National Association of Polytechnic[Read More…]