Welcome to our 2017 ASUU Strike Update Page… We’ll keep you updated with latest developments on the 2017 Nigeria’s Academic Staff Union of University, ASUU Nationwide Strike.
- 1 BREAKING: ASUU calls off strike
- 2 Why we agreed to suspend strike, and what we will do if betrayed — ASUU
- 3 ASUU Finally Reaches Agreement With Federal Government
- 4 SSANU, NASU, NAAT Joins ASUU, Declares Indefinite Strike
- 5 ASUU Gives 6 New Conditions Before Strike Will Be Called Off
- 6 ASUU shuns meeting with FG
- 7 We’ve not called off strike, still consulting —ASUU
- 8 ASUU declares indefinite strike.
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BREAKING: ASUU calls off strike
THE Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, last night announced a conditional suspension of the strike it embarked upon five weeks ago.
But the union said that the suspension has time line for the Federal Government to implement what was contained in the memorandum of action the two parties entered into. Source
Why we agreed to suspend strike, and what we will do if betrayed — ASUU
The Academic Staff Union of Nigerian Universities on Monday suspended its one month, six days strike.
The union has however said its battle with government is far from over.
ASUU said it was suspending the strike till end of October for government to fulfill its pledges.
The union directed university lecturers to resume duty from today, Tuesday.
The suspension of the strike was announced on Monday evening after a meeting with the government delegation.
At the meeting, a memorandum of understanding was signed with the federal government delegation led by the Minister of Labour, Chris Ngige.
Mr. Ngige had earlier said both parties produced “collective agreement of action” after the meeting. Source
ASUU Finally Reaches Agreement With Federal Government
The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, have agreed to consider the federal government’s offer and suspend their strike.
SSANU, NASU, NAAT Joins ASUU, Declares Indefinite Strike
The Joint Action Committee (JAC) of Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU), Non-Academic Staff Union of Universities (NASU) and the National Association of Academic Technologists, (NAAT) have declared to embarked on an indefinite strike action starting on Monday, September 11th, 2017.
ASUU Gives 6 New Conditions Before Strike Will Be Called Off
report has it that ASUU has added 6 new conditions to the earlier ones.
According to the source the new conditions are that:
-the Federal Government should immediately accept payment of shortfall in salaries of universities;
-universities to manage their IGR the way they like and exemption from TSA;
-exemption of Endowment Funds, JV cash from TSA;
-payment of University Salary Scale to teachers in primary schools in universities;
-release/implementation of guidelines for the retirement of Professors in line with 2009 FG-ASUU Agreement; and
-waiver/ government fiat to set up Nigerian Universities Pension Management Company
It was learnt that the FEC meeting will consider the following options at its meeting today:
-bringing back ASUU to the negotiation table;
-allowing the Wale Babalakin Panel to conclude its assignment;
-suing ASUU to either the Industrial Arbitration Panel (IAP) or the National Industrial Court (NIC); and
-referring all issues to the Ministry of Labour and Employment, in line with the Trade Dispute law.
ASUU shuns meeting with FG
The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has refused to attend a meeting with the Federal Government scheduled for today.
ASUU President, Biodun Ogunyemi, confirmed to Channels TV that the union will not attend the meeting.
We’ve not called off strike, still consulting —ASUU
NATIONAL leadership of Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, yesterday, said it was not true that the indefinite strike declared last week had been called off. – source
ASUU declares indefinite strike.
The Union took this decision after deliberations at its National Executive Council, NEC meeting held at University of Abuja on August 12 2017, ASUU National President, Comrade Biodun Ogunyemi said.
The Academic Staff Union of Universities just released a bulletin. The strike is on. See below:
Is Asuu going on Strike?