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FG Planning to Increase Tuition in Varsities to N350,000

Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) accused the federal government of planning to force students in public universities to pay N350,000 tuition fee per session. The union’s Ibadan Zonal Coordinator, Dr. Ade Adejumo, stated this when he addressed reporters at the Oyo State Correspondents’ Chapel of Nigeria Union of Journalists …

11 Years History of ASUU Strike – Must Read

The series of strike tabled below have been experienced by all Government-owned universities in Nigeria, whose academic lecturers remained under the umbrella of the “Academic Staff Union of Universities -ASUU”. 1999—5 months 2001—3 months 2002—2 weeks 2003—6 months(ended in 2004) 2005—3 days 2006—1 week 2007—3 months 2008—1 week 2009—4 months …

FG Would be Grounded if all the Demands of ASUU are Met – Maku

Minister of Information, Mr. Labaran Maku, said on Wednesday that activities of the Federal Government would be grounded if all the demands of members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities were met. Maku stated this while responding to questions from State House correspondents after the weekly Federal Executive Council …

Don’t Blame ASUU, Urge FG to Fulfill the Agreement in Good Faith

The negative reaction of the General Olusegun Obasanjo administration to the university students’ nationwide protests in April 1978 against the sudden hike in tuition by his administration marked a turning point in the decline in university education in Nigeria. University campuses were quickly occupied by the riot police as students …

NASS, FG Plea ASUU to Go Back to Classroom

The leadership of the National Assembly, NASS, and Federal Government, yesterday, appealed to the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) to call off the 7-week old industrial strike action they embarked upon. The NASS and FG made the plea after a meeting with Pro-Chancellors and Vice-Chancellors of public universities in …

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