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ASUP Calls Off Strike Action, Gives Date For Resumption Of Lectures

The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP) have decided to end strike action even though Federal Government is yet to fulfill all their demands and have ordered all Polytechnic lecturers to commence work Monday 30th May, 2022. In a statement made by ASUP: “The two weeks definite strike of the union will be rounding off on the 29th of May, 2022, as agreed by the emergency meeting of the NEC. Consequently, the union is requesting members to resume duties effective 30th of May, 2022, while hoping that government will take advantage of the window to address the five outstanding items.“Further
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Asuu Strike: FG Set To Disburse N34 Billion To Varsities, Polys & College To End Strike

Latest Update On Asuu Strike – At last, there might be a little hope for calling off ongoing strike among Varsities, Polytechnics and College of Education as the federal government of Nigeria has decided to share the whooping sum of N34 billion Naira amongst ongoing associations. Minister, Chris Ngige made this know on Tuesday yesterday when he said that they intend sharing the Money accordingly to the striking bodies. University to get N23.5 Billion, Polytechnic to get N6 billion Naira and College of Education to get N4 billion Naira. This payment is consequential adjustments to education sector workers with effect
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FG Begins Payment of Minimum Wage Arrears To ASUP And ASUU Members

It has been reported that the Federal Government in a bid to end the ongoing strike, has commenced the payment of minimum wage arrears to ASUP and ASUU members. The National President of ASUP, Dr. Anderson Ezeibe, and the Chairman, ASUU FUTMinna, Dr. Gbolahan Bolarin, confirmed this in separate interviews with newsmen in Abuja on Thursday. Speaking, the president of ASUP said, "the government has started responding. They just started paying the salary/minimum wage arrears, the one they have refused to pay. “However, that is just one of the demands, so we have not reached anywhere. They have not attended to
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ASUP Set to Extend 2 Weeks Warning Strike Into Indefinite Strike

The Association Staff Union Of Polytechnic(ASUP) has threatened to extend their 2 weeks warking strike to indefinite strike if the Federal Government of Nigeria does not meet their demand. This statement was made known by the Association President, Anderson Ezeibe on Tuesday 17th May, 2022. He made this statement after the union declared a 2 weeks warning strike which started on Monday, 16th May. Urging his fellow Union members that this warning will not be the end but the beginning of their strike as there is a clear evidence from the FG that they aren't ready to meet their demands.
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Polytechnics Shuts Down from Monday May 16 As ASUP Declears 2 Weeks Warning Strike

Recall Uramah Media Investigated that ASUP will declare strike action today? THE Academic Staff Union of the Polytechnics, ASUP, on Wednesday, declared a two-week warning strike starting from Monday, May 16. The declaration of strike came after the expiration of the one month ultimatum by ASUP to the Federal Government on April 4, which expired on May 4. Addressing journalists on the status of its engagement with the government, after its emergency National Executive Council, NEC, meeting in Abuja, the President of ASUP, Anderson Ezeibe, said the that the decision to proceed on strike was as a result of the
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Polytechnics to Shut Down As ASUP Set To Begin Strike Tomorrow, May 11

Barring any unforeseen circumstance, the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP) will on Wednesday, May 11, 2022, embark on a nationwide strike action in protest against the non-implementation of the Memorandum of Action reached with the Federal Government in May 2021. The Zonal Coordinator of Zone D which comprises of South-South and South-East, Mr Precious Nwakodo, hinted about the nationwide strike action at a press briefing held in Auchi Polytechnic, Auchi, Edo State, on Monday. Nwakodo said the planned strike was hinged on the yet to be met demands among which are the non-release of the N15 billion Revitalisation Fund
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Polytechnic Students get ready to go home as ASUP Sets to go on Strike Next Week

The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP) has threatened to shut down all Polytechnics in Nigeria if the Federal Government fails to meet up with its demands. This is just as the one-month ultimatum the union gave to the government elapses next week Wednesday. The National Executive Council (NEC) of ASUP had in March at the end of the Union’s 102 National Executive Council meeting in Yola, Adamawa State, gave a one-month ultimatum. Arising from its an emergency congress on Thursday, the ASUP Zonal C, at the Abraham Adesanya Polytechnic, Ijebu Igbo, Ogun State, the union insisted that the Federal
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FG Approves Creation of three New Polytechnics Amidst Strike Action

The Federal Government has announced the approval of three new federal polytechnics. A statement released by the director of press and public relations of the Federal Ministry of Education, Ben Goong in Abuja on Tuesday stated that the three federal polytechnics would be situated in Abia, Delta and Kano states. Uramah Media reports that the approval of the new institutions came a few weeks after the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics issued threats of a strike to the Federal Government for failing to revitalise the existing polytechnics in the country. ASUP’s president, Anderson Ezeibe who spoke with members of his
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Polytechnics Sets to shut down as ASUP issues one month notice to begin strike

The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics on Thursday threatened to resume its strike which was suspended on June 10, 2021, if the Federal Government failed to meet its demands within one month. The union’s President, Anderson Ezeibe, disclosed this to journalists in Yola, Adamawa State capital, during its National Executive Council meeting. Ezeibe, who said ASUP was close to resuming the suspended industrial strike action, noted that the union would reconvene in one month to take the decision. He listed the union’s demands to include the release the N15bn revitalisation fund to address the decay in infrastructure in the sector;
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after meeting with minister, asup vows to continue ongoing strike

ABUJA–AFTER meeting with the Minister of Education,Mallam Adamu Adamu, polytechnic lecturers have vowed to continue the strike they earlier declared Monday morning. The minister had invited the leadership of the polytechnic lecturers under the aegis of Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics,ASUP, to a meeting with intention to convince them suspend the action but the meeting which held early on Monday, could not achieve its aim as there was no concrete resolution by the parties. Mr. Anderson Ezeibe, the National President  of ASUP, who led executive members of the union to the meeting with the minister, declared after the event that there was no
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fG invites ASUU & ASUP to an emergency meeting today as strike threat begins

ABUJA–MINISTER of Education,Mallam Adamu Adamu,has invited the leadership of Academic Staff Union of Universities,ASUU,to an emergency meeting. The meeting, scheduled for today, Tuesday,is coming following the threat by the union to embark on another round of strike. A statement to this effect, Monday evening by the Director Press and Public Relations of the ministry, Bem Goong, quoted the minister as explaining that the meeting is “intended to nip the strike in the bud.” The statement read in full:”Education Minister Adamu Adamu has invited the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) to an emergency meeting following the threat to embark on another round of
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ASUP to embark on nationwide strike April 6th

The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnic (ASUP) has announced that it will embark on a nationwide strike from April 6, 2021. According to the union, this is due to the ‘’culture of neglect by the government on issues affecting the technological education sub-sector.’’ ASUP President, Anderson U Ezeibe, speaking after the 99th meeting of the National Executive Council of the union at Hassan Usman Polytechnic, Katsina disclosed that this decision was informed by six key factors affecting polytechnic education. ALSO READ: “We May Resume Strike” Asuu Tells Fg ASUP to embark on nationwide strike April 6thHe said the issues include
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