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Governors To Intervene In ASUU’s Half Salary Saga

Governor of Jigawa State, Muhammadu Badaru has given assurance that the issues relating to the half salary payment to the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), would be legally addressed by all the state governors. He gave the indication yesterday, during the official inauguration of the leadership of the National …

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ASUU strike: SERAP Condemns Slash Of Lecturers’ Salaries

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has condemned the deductions from the October salaries of Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) members. The body urged PresidentASUU Muhammadu Buhari to direct the Minister of Labour, Chris Ngige, and the acting Accountant General, Sylva Okolieaboh to reverse the deductions. SERAP also …

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Prevail On FG To Pay ASUU, Group Appeals To Gbajabiamila

The Middle Belt Movement for Justice and Peace, MBMJP, has appealed to the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila to prevail on the Federal Government to keep its side of the bargain with the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, by paying their outstanding salaries to enable them …

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ASUU Summons NEC Meeting Over Half-salary

The Academic Staff Union of Universities is set to summon an emergency meeting of the National Executive Council following the decision of the Federal Government to pay the lecturers half salaries for the month of October, 2022, Newsextra24 reliably gathered. Though no date has been fixed yet, our correspondent gathered that the …

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FG Provides N470bn For Upward Adjustment Of Lecturers’ Salaries

President Muhammadu Buhari-led government on Wednesday disclosed that it has provided N470 billion Special Fund in the 2023 budget for university revitalisation and upward adjustment of lecturers’ salaries. The development was announced by the Minister of Finance, Zainab Ahmed during a press briefing in Abuja. Ahmed disclosed that N470bn was provided …

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ASUU: FG Begs NLC To Allow Registration Of CONUA, NAMDA

THE Federal Government is keen on reducing the influence of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) in Nigeria. The union embarked on an industrial action on February 14 and maintained its ground for eight months, leaving public universities closed. The government now wants the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) to …

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BREAKING: ASUU Suspends Strike After Eight Months

THE Academic Staff Union of Universities has suspended its eight month old strike, The PUNCH can authoritatively confirm. Though the union is yet to make an official pronouncement, our correspondent gathered that the decision was taken at the end of the National Executive Council meeting which was held at the …

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ASUU Executive Council Holds All-night Meeting Over Strike

The meeting of the National Executive Council of the Academic Staff Union of Universities will hold overnight in Abuja, The PUNCH has reliably learnt. The meeting which is a meeting of the leadership of the union was convened to allow the leadership of the union take the final decision on …

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UPDATE: Strike May End In Few Days, Says ASUU President

Emmanuel Osodeke, president of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, says the union is optimistic that the end to its 7months long strike, will come soon. He said this on Monday at a meeting with the leadership of the House of Representatives. Presiding over the meeting was Femi Gbajabiamila, speaker …

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