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Why we dismissed ASUU chairman, 14 others – LASU

  The management of Lagos State University (LASU) on Monday defended the dismissal of 15 lecturers of the institution. The lecturers were dismissed about two weeks ago for misconduct. The management claimed it followed due process in dismissing the chairman of ASUU in the institution, Dr. Isaac Akinloye Oyewunmi, his …

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ASUU suspends 36-day-old strike, directs members to resume today

  The Academic Staff Union of Universities has suspended its strike after a final four-hour meeting with the Federal Government delegation, which ended around 9pm in Abuja on Monday. The ASUU President, Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi, addressed a briefing at the Nigeria Labour Congress secretariat to announce the union’s “conditional suspension …

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ASUU suspends 36-day-old strike

The Academic Staff Union of Universities has suspended its strike after a final four-hour meeting with the Federal Government delegation, which ended around 9pm in Abuja on Monday. The ASUU President, Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi, addressed a briefing at the Nigeria Labour Congress secretariat to announce the union’s “conditional suspension of …

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Lagos police, LNSC arrest 11 secondary school students for cultism

  The police and some members of the Lagos State Neighbourhood Safety Corps (LNSC) have arrested 16 secondary school students suspected to be cultists terrorising members of the public with dangerous weapons in the state. The Divisional Police Officer (DPO) of Olosan Police Station, CSP Adekunle Omisankin, who confirmed the …

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FG, ASUU resolved to end strike

  The Federal Government and the Academic Staff Union of Universities, after a 14-hour meeting which ended on Friday morning, issued a communique, giving the union a one-week ultimatum to get back to the government on the strike action. The Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, who highlighted the …

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Strike: FG, ASUU meet tomorrow

  The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, will tomorrow hold a crucial meeting with the Federal Government. The meeting will be coming exactly a week since the lecturers refused to show up for a meeting with the government delegation, saying such meeting was “unnecessary.” Coming at the instance of …

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Schools Renovation: Lagos Assembly Commends Ambode, Reads Riot Act To Contractors

The Lagos State House of Assembly has read the riot act to contractors who take delight in cheating the government by collecting money and not delivering projects as at when due. The House also commended the state Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode for his commitment to providing modern infrastructure for the …

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ASUU to meet Federal Government this week

  There are indications that the Academic Staff Union of Universities may meet with the Federal Government this week over the ongoing strike by the union. The ASUU strike which started on Sunday, August 13, 2017 was announced by its National President, Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi, at a meeting of the …

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JAMB announces admission processes for 2017/2018 session

The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says the admission processes for 2017/2018 will commence on Sept.15 and close on Jan.31, 2018. The Head of JAMB Information and Media, Dr. Fabian Benjamin, made this known in Bwari, Abuja, on Friday. Benjamin said that the direct entry applications for admission would …

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University teachers’ demands unrealistic, says Ezekwesili

A former Minister of Education, Dr. Oby Ezekwesili, has said the demands by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) were unrealistic in light of Nigeria’s economic situation. Ezekwesili spoke with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Ibadan while reacting to the ongoing strike embarked upon by the union. …

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