Home > Campus Gist

ASUU suspends Strike, give FG conditions

Anietie Udobit,Abuja   The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) in Nigeria has suspended its five weeks old strike on Monday, after reaching compromise with the federal Government. ASSU President, Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi, ASUU had earlier who announced the suspension at a news conference in Abuja, said they decided to conditionally suspend the

Read More

UNILORIN appoints Abdulkareen new Vice Chancellor

The management of the University of Ilorin has appointed Sulyman Abdulkareem as its new Vice-Chancellor. The university’s Pro-Chancellor and Chairman of council, Abdullahi Oyekan, announced the appointment on Monday. Mr. Oyekan said the institution reached the decision after a meeting of the council in accordance with the provisions of the Universities Amendment

Read More

Non-Academic staff of Nigerian Universities plan for Strike

    The three non-academic staff unions in the universities have said that failure of the Federal Government to address their agitations, along that of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), would lead to a declaration of industrial dispute. General Secretary of Non-Academic Staff of Universities and Associated Institutions (NASU), Peters Adeyemi,

Read More

JAMB Fixes Cut Off Marks for Admission in Universities, Polytechnics, Colleges of Education

The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has fixed minimum cut off marks for Nigeria’s tertiary institutions, with minimum cut off marks for admissions into universities in Nigeria was set for 120, polytechnics and colleges of education pegged at 100, while that of innovative enterprising institutes was pegged at 110. The institutions

Read More

ASUU Strike continues, as meeting with govt ends in deadlock

ANIETIE UDOBIT,Abuja   The strike action embarked by the Nigerian university lecturers continues, as the meeting between the Nigerian government and the lecturers ended without a resolution on Thursday. The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, began a nationwide strike this week, over demands for improved funding of universities and welfare of lecturers. An

Read More

University lecturers embark on indefinite nationwide strike

-Agency reports   The Academic Staff Union of Universities in Nigeria (ASUU) has commenced an indefinite nationwide strike due to the Federal Government’s failure to fulfill the 2009 agreement made with the union. Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi, President of the union disclosed this at a news conference on Monday in Abuja. Ogunyemi said the decision

Read More