Academic Staff Union of Universities

BREAKING: ASUU Extends Strike

    The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has announced an extention of its ongoing strike action, according to a report by Vanguard.   ASUU said after its executives met on Sunday, it has decided to extend the strike by another 8 weeks (2 months).   This announcement follows the one month warning strike […]

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FUTA lecturers join ASUU strike

The Federal University of Technology, Akure, FUTA, chapter of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, has formally joined the ongoing strike announced by the association’s national body. Prof. Yinka Awopetu, the chairman of the union in FUTA disclosed this on Wednesday after the union’s congress whi h was held at the school’s premises. According […]

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Bayelsa varsity lecturers join one-month ASUU strike

The Academic Staff Union of Universities at the Niger Delta University, Bayelsa State, on Wednesday, joined the one-month warning strike declared by the national leadership of the union. This was contained in a resolution issued on Wednesday evening after an emergency meeting of the ASUU-NDU held at the university auditorium on Wilberforce Island. The resolution […]

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Buhari joins religious leaders begging ASUU to discard strike

President Muhammadu Buhari commenced the week under review with a promise that the Federal Government would honour promises made to the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) This, according to the President, was done to avoid disruptive strikes, ensure ongoing academic programs, and boost funding for educational institutions. The commitment was made by the President […]

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Unknown gunmen raid ASUU chairman’s house in Zamfara, kidnap six

Gunmen who are yet to be identified stormed the residence of Mr Abdurrahman Adamu, Chairman of the Federal University of Gusau chapter of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU. WITHIN NIGERIA learnt that the incident, which occurred on Wednesday morning, led to the abduction of at least six persons, including Adamu’s neighbour. The gunmen, […]

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ASUU drags Obaseki to court over Special Intervention Powers Law

The Academic Staff Union of Universities, (ASUU), Ambrose Alli University (AAU), Ekpoma chapter, has dragged Governor Godwin Obaseki led Edo State Government to court over the Special Intervention Powers Provisions Law 2021 which conferred extra-ordinary powers on the governor in the direct management of the affairs of the institution. The suit was filed before a […]

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Emmanuel Osodeke emerges new ASUU president

The Academic Staff Union of Universities elected a new leadership team on Sunday to guide its operations for the next two years. The ASUU executive council, on the other hand, would only serve for a maximum of four years. They were elected at ASUU’s national delegates conference in Awka, Anambra State. Prof. Victor Emmanuel Osodeke […]

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Emmanuel Osodeke Succeeds Biodun Ogunyemi As ASUU President

Immediate past vice-president of Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Emmanuel Osodeke, has emerged as the new president of the union. Osodeke, a professor of soil science at the Federal University of Agriculture, Umudike, Abia State, was elected early Sunday morning during a three-day conference of the union which held at Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka […]

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ASUU, Kaduna Varsity Students Reject Increased Tuition Fees

Students of Kaduna State University (KASU) and chapter of Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) in the institution have rejected the proposed 500 per cent increase in tuition fees by the government. They stated that if a monumental school fees increase was allowed to stand, it would force about 75 per cent of the university’s […]

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