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ASUU strike nears its end



It appears the ongoing ASUU strike will soon come to an end as the Federal Government is putting final touches to meeting some reasonable demands of ASUU as both parties are said to have reached an understanding.

It is reported that the FG is determined to end the ongoing strike action in less than two weeks.

A Government source was quoted saying;

“On our part, we have been working round the clock to end the strike, which we are hopeful will end within a week or two at the most.

“I can confirm to you that government has already agreed to meet some of the reasonable demands of ASUU like the reconstitution of boards and councils and the issue of the legal framework regarding the retirement age of Professors and the like. We are making reasonable progress.”

Prof. Ukachukwu Awuzie also confirmed the development saying that both parties were looking forward to ending the dispute.

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    January 19, 2012 at 10:35 am

    great step taking by asuu

  2. Enter your name...

    January 19, 2012 at 10:52 am

    This is gud…!


    January 19, 2012 at 11:17 am

    it is a welcome development that asuu is striving 2 make sure that we go back 2 learning.

  4. Yahaya ibrahim

    January 19, 2012 at 11:29 am

    It is a welcome development. We appreciate the effort of ASSU & GOVT.

  5. Onimisi

    January 19, 2012 at 11:40 am

    Wow, dis is gr8t, b fast abt it Asuu n FG. God bls Great Nigerian Students, God bls Asuu God bls d Federal Republic of Nigeria

  6. Pam

    January 19, 2012 at 11:46 am

    All i can say is so far, both parties have done a great job. God bless you all

  7. ojay wada

    January 19, 2012 at 12:03 pm

    This is great news. Just hope this resolution is final.

  8. Osundairo ayodele

    January 19, 2012 at 12:09 pm

    That’s a gud news,am hopin it wil end this week!

  9. ojeaz

    January 19, 2012 at 12:10 pm

    this is a welcome development…but the question while the long action this was a very simple issue the govt only made a mountain out of a mole hill. PRESIDENT JONATHAN & the arms of govt were only endangering our educational sector. lets see the revealation of the whole drama

  10. Nazifi sani kyauta

    January 19, 2012 at 12:39 pm

    That’s good news, i hopin d strk wll end at ds week, may God blss Nigeria.

  11. George.

    January 19, 2012 at 12:47 pm

    Thank God,dat we’re gettin 2 d end of d strike.

  12. Enter your name...

    January 19, 2012 at 12:59 pm

    If d govt has finally made up its mind to heed to d request of Asuu,then it shud be granted without a pull-up.i dnt see any reason why education shud be put as d least in d scale of preference of our country,9geria.we students ar also bein affected -vely by d continuos strike actions.we thank d govt all d same for dia timely intervention…we hop & pray dat d success of education in Nigeria as it has started,wil hav no setback. Tanx to Asuu for dia long & die-hard strife….

  13. enitinwa timothy o.

    January 19, 2012 at 1:02 pm

    Nice..but plz fG nd fast….tankz

  14. Squash Da Aquila

    January 19, 2012 at 1:55 pm

    Good to hear this. But, when exactly are we expected to go back to school. We are tired of staying without learning. Thanks.

  15. Nwanjah amaka

    January 19, 2012 at 1:55 pm

    At last! We hav hope of going back to skul,i cant wait to go back.

  16. evelyn

    January 19, 2012 at 2:11 pm

    God bless president goodluck jonathan. May d gud lord continue 2 empower u 2 do more gr8 tins

  17. Abideen

    January 19, 2012 at 2:25 pm

    gice move, but they shud mk it snappy and a lasting one.

  18. sani yusuf isma'il

    January 19, 2012 at 3:04 pm

    Woo! Kudos 2 ASUU nd FG, for d ongoing negoating.

  19. Gift

    January 19, 2012 at 3:19 pm

    Thank God for this new development.

  20. umoh stephaine

    January 19, 2012 at 3:40 pm

    First and foremost, I must tnk Asuu and FGN for this latest development. I think I̶̲̥̅̊t̶̲̥̅̊’s time for †ђξ govt τ̅☺ take †ђξ education sector as important as they A̶̲̥̅rε̲̣̣̣̥ taking †ђξ issue of †ђξ economy (esp: fuel subsidy).they should ensure that education is given gr8t importance too. I want τ̅☺ say thank you to Asuu once again for their enormous work. A̶̲̥̅̊m̶̲̥̅̊ looking forward to seeing that Nigeria education will out grow this opting of education(strike)like in †ђξ western education that we all A̶̲̥̅rε̲̣̣̣̥ immitating or emulating…

  21. Stevhine

    January 19, 2012 at 4:52 pm

    Hw can ppl of 70yr stand n teach a clas of 70 students.haba Asuu,una no dey try,una no want mk nigerian students get job afta graduction.dis is pure gridines.ASUU UNA NO TRY!.

  22. your name pls!!!

    January 19, 2012 at 5:15 pm

    This is going to be Great ..cant wait to get back to school …


    January 19, 2012 at 5:36 pm

    All we want is forward ever and backward, never. Move forward!!!

  24. Ememobong Effiong

    January 19, 2012 at 5:48 pm

    Yes, the discussn make sense, but the two bodies shd wok hand in hand 2 avoid another industrial action in the long-run.

  25. Esther Ben

    January 19, 2012 at 6:27 pm

    Wao am just 2hapi 4dis news…cnt wait 2go bak 2skul

  26. azeez tijani

    January 19, 2012 at 6:45 pm

    i beg, i am tired of staying at home, pls somethng shuld be done very fast

  27. Abogunrin ezekielEnter your name...

    January 19, 2012 at 9:14 pm

    Thank God,God s taking charge f our leaders,infact if psble l want d strike 2 b called off 2nite.what r leaders dosn’t no is dat dis stike f s issue is causing a bad omen 2 d economic situation of dis nation.well pls let dem make hast.enough f sitting @ home

  28. austin

    January 19, 2012 at 9:28 pm

    It has 2 b january cos we d nigerian students ar not happy wiv d situation @ decision by asuu,nyc decision by d FG.

  29. Emzet Geidam

    January 19, 2012 at 9:32 pm

    I must thank asuu and federal govt of 9ja for this latest development

  30. Enter your name...samson

    January 19, 2012 at 9:36 pm

    pls fg shud make it snappy….we’re tired of stayn @hom

  31. Elyareems

    January 19, 2012 at 10:30 pm

    Stupid asuu n stupid fg. U r ol takn uz behind. If nt bcz of dis strikes i wl hav gratuated.

  32. Precious Ekanem

    January 19, 2012 at 11:18 pm

    This wonderful development has given me great joy, i just can’t wait to go back to school.

  33. An Heaven minded saint

    January 20, 2012 at 12:25 am

    Dis is quite a gud stage of development & we pray dat dis 1 marks d end of d incessant strikes dat Nigerian Universities av been struggling with.

  34. Anwili eduozor

    January 20, 2012 at 3:46 am

    Asuu is just bein wicked hw can a man of 70yrs still be a lecturer we new young nd vibrant people 2 teach us am just tired of stayin at home if nt i would have hmmmm i reserve my comments

  35. Stephinie

    January 20, 2012 at 7:30 am

    10x 2 ASUU & FG for keepin us waitin cox it’s seen clearly dat educatN in Nigeria ar alwez @ risk, a course of 4 yrs can b changed by d situatN of strick 2 5yrs. Plz & plzz let d govt put educatN first in their agenda. Dats al i ask, al d sem tnks 4 recognising us. So sch here i com

  36. comrade chris onyekwere

    January 20, 2012 at 8:13 am

    A state is a human society dat enjoy reasonable degree of legitimat force; but really, is force ideal?

  37. Sunday Agoha

    January 20, 2012 at 8:30 am

    Wow it gra8t to hear this gud news, i think î will stat getting prepared b/c i can’t wait to go bk to scol. Thank u ASUU, thank u FG, THANK YOU GOD for ansring 9ja student.

  38. Sunday Agoha

    January 20, 2012 at 8:35 am

    Abi my fellow student no be so?

  39. christiana udoh

    January 20, 2012 at 8:59 am

    am so happy cos at last i’ll be going back 2 skull thank u jesus

  40. Enter your name... Joy

    January 20, 2012 at 9:10 am

    Am tired of staying at home pls u guys shld hesten this up for us wat we keep hearing is very soon very soon pls how soon cos we need to go back to school and not stay idol doing notin

  41. Enter your name...moh'd umar konkiyel

    January 20, 2012 at 9:33 am

    B.U.K Bsc Accounting.that is good we eger to comeback bakin daga very soo In shaALLAHU.

  42. Enter your name...

    January 20, 2012 at 11:04 am

    Federal Government should do something very urgent about asuu’s strike.what could be the reasons behind such motives for a great nation like Nigeria to closed down it universities and abandon educational system for more than 2 months. I think Nigerian Government should show regard and attach a great importance to the committment which every university entails.

  43. omas kelechi

    January 20, 2012 at 11:22 am

    soon! Hope 4d hopeles if i may say. Soon might be nxt week, month,or even nxt year. Jst do ur wish. Ours is 2dance 2ur tune almighty asuu nd govt.

  44. adewunmi

    January 20, 2012 at 11:23 am

    not bad at all. ending the strike is a great solution o bcos it is already affecting university academy career. at least lecture commences immediately i hope.

  45. omas kelechi

    January 20, 2012 at 11:24 am

    soon! Hope 4d hopeles if i may say. Soon might be nxt week, month,or even nxt year. Jst do ur wish. Ours is 2dance 2ur tune almighty asuu nd govt.tnx

  46. juliet benson

    January 20, 2012 at 2:05 pm

    Seen is beliveing we want to see first

  47. Enter your name...

    January 20, 2012 at 3:23 pm

    Da minister also promise we student of callin off da strike on monday…pls I can’t wait to return to skul…we student all put our hop in u guys

  48. Mike ukut

    January 20, 2012 at 7:08 pm

    Ending d strike is one thing and doing somting tangible to avoid reoccurence should be consider d most important by both ASSU and d FG, i pray 4 d issue of strike to be laid to rest in d nigerian educational system. Long live d FG! Long live d ASUU! and Long live d nigerian students!

  49. Yushau Imam

    January 20, 2012 at 7:44 pm

    It is a good news because am tired of staying at home. May God help FG and ASUU to resolve the matters Amicably by next week

  50. Enter your name...

    January 20, 2012 at 10:08 pm

    its only a fool who doesnt knw dat nigeria is a failure and asuu is evil and occultic .imagin der demand.asuu has made stds to pay so much

  51. Future VC

    January 20, 2012 at 11:40 pm

    It’s a great step,i just hope that they both come to a reasonable term.

  52. frank

    January 21, 2012 at 7:17 am

    pls asuu n d govt shld put an end to ds strike.Long live Nigerian students!

  53. Loy

    January 21, 2012 at 8:31 am

    just prepare your minds 4 resumption cos all federal universities will resume from the 6th of February, 2012 while final year/continuing education students who have not completed their projects/examination may have to resume as early as 25th of January,2012. The strike will be called off on tuesday, 24th January,2012.

  54. Enter your name...Reginald

    January 21, 2012 at 10:37 am

    ASUU is wicked.Hw can a man or woman of 70yrs stand in a lecture hall of 300 students & teach.ASUU themslvs ar contributin 2 d failure of our educational standard.

  55. blessing ogalar

    January 21, 2012 at 4:53 pm

    @long last i knw @ a lng run it ll b fruitful. Asuu weldon

  56. Enter your name...Chukwudi Agwu Nkama

    January 24, 2012 at 2:04 pm

    Good things r good when it is expedient. It is high time we went back 2 school.

  57. Enter your name.. Luverboy

    January 24, 2012 at 3:32 pm

    FG,thanks but pls do it fast becos i am tired of staying at home.

  58. Inah Pius Achu

    January 25, 2012 at 9:13 am

    I believe NEC will be successful by God grace Assu presido

  59. Zeekay

    January 25, 2012 at 4:23 pm

    Thiz iz fucked

  60. Enter your name...Gabriela samuel

    January 26, 2012 at 9:54 am

    plz were tired of staying at home without certificate we want 2 resume school we tank d FGn ASUU n plz make it more faster.

  61. nwosu bede ugochukwu

    January 27, 2012 at 3:59 pm

    plx the both parties should agree on one thing and move the edu sector farward for a better 2moro

  62. Zeekay

    January 28, 2012 at 6:57 am

    Mr presido, are u azleep? Y iz all diz educational blonderz apnin in ur tenior?

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BREAKING: Sanwo-Olu Appoints Olaleye As LASPOTECH Rector



BREAKING: Sanwo-Olu Appoints Olaleye As LASPOTECH Rector


Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has appointed Dr. Oluremi Nurudeen Olaleye as the new Rector of the Lagos State Polytechnic (LASPOTECH).

The appointment was announced in a statement from the office of the Special Adviser to the Governor on Education and signed by Omolase Yejide, Head Public Affairs on Monday.

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Mr. Olaleye was earlier interviewed by the Institution’s Governing Council and subsequently recommended.

He is to serve five years single tenure will take effect from 1st December 2020 at the expiration of the tenure of the Acting Rector, Mr. Olumide Olusola Metilelu.

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Exemption Of ASUU From IPPIS Temporary — Ngige



Exemption Of ASUU From IPPIS Temporary —Ngige

Chris Ngige

Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, has said that the Federal Government’s proposal to exempt members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) from the Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System (IPPIS) is a temporary measure.

He explained on Saturday that this measure was pending the conclusion of the integrity test on the University Transparency and Accountability Solution (UTAS).

Ngige who clarified the position of the government team during Friday’s negotiation with ASUU said that it was not true that the government had abandoned IPPIS or that ASUU should not be on IPPIS.

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“I think it is better because a lot of people are quoting us out of context saying that we abandoned the IPPIS and that we said they should not be on IPPIS, it is not true.

“What we said in the meeting and what we agreed was that in the interim for the transition period that UTAS is being tested by NITDA and the Office of National Security Adviser for cybersecurity. For those transition period, ASUU members that are not yet on IPPIS will be paid through the platform with which they were paid the President’s compassionate COVID-19 payment done to them between the months of February and June.

“That platform is a hybrid platform between IPPIS and MINPSI platform for the transition period. That was what was used, it’s a hybrid.”

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Osun Assures Indigenes Of Job Security After LAUTECH Transfer



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Gboyega Oyetola

Osun State Governor, Gboyega Oyetola has assured indigenes of the State that the ceding of the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH) Ogbomoso, to Oyo State.

This was confirmed in a statement issued by the Commissioner for Information and Civic Orientation, Funke Egbemode.

The state government assured that there will be no intimidation or discrimination against them in the discharge of their duties.

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“All workers of Osun extraction either in the College of Health Sciences and LAUTECH ceded to Osun or those in Ogbomoso are assured of job security. There will be no intimidation or discrimination against them in the discharge of their duties,” the statement partly read.

“The agreement states that indigenes of Oyo and Osun State working in either of the two entities will retain all their rights and obligations stipulated in their letters of engagements, therefore the State Government of Osun wishes to inform citizens that there is no need to fret about the dissolution, as all workers of Osun extraction are assured of the security of their jobs.”


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