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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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Latest ASUU Strike Update – 2022 | UramahMedia Summary

This post "Latest Asuu Strike Update – 2022" was created to be a trend showing accordingly the recent update about Asuu Strike 2022, Starting from 14th February 2022 when they began warning strike, until they will call it off. We are going to be update this Trend Periodically as more Update and News about Asuu strike unfolds. WHAT ARE THE DEMANDS OF ASUU? Although many don't know why Asuu have been on Strike, We are going to be outlining their demands that has made them to be on Strike. Funding for revitalisation of tertiary institutionsPayment of outstanding earned academic allowances
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“FG Lied, We’ve Not Been Paid Anything” – ASUU Denies Arrears Payment

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) have in an Exclusive Chat on Friday said that they have not confirmed the payment of Minimum Wage Arrears. The President of ASUU, Prof. Emmanuel Osode­ke who made this statement Added that he has called almost 10 ASUU branch that ask if they've received any payment from the federal government but all branches gave him a negative answer (NO). He also stated that ASUU don't trust Federal Government anymore because they can go and frame the payment which they claim they did. Below is his statement:“I am not aware of that. We don’t
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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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NANS Begs All Nigerian Presidential Candidates To Raise Money And Pay ASUU

The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) after multiple protest and effort to put an end to the ongoing Asuu strike has finally come with an idea to solicit for financial assistance from Nigerian Presidential aspirants. This was made known by a statement signed by the Chairman of NANS, Ogun State Joint Campus Committee,JCC, Comrade Kehinde Damilola Simeon. The statement reads: “All the Presidential aspirants, especially those from the ruling APC and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) must rise up and come to the rescue of Nigerian Students.“If truly the aspirants mean well for Nigerians as they are claiming and
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“Asuu won’t call off strike now” – ASUU Chairman Assures (See Reason)

The Academic Staff Union of Universities(ASUU) have spoken against FG's Claim of calling off strike this week. On Saturday, Chris Ngige made a statement, Assuring students and everyone concerned about the ASUU strike, that it will be called off this week. But In an interview, The chairman of ASUU, Prof Emmanuel Osodeke said that the meeting they had with Federal Government last week did not end well, And also faulted that the statement made by Ngige last week was just a political Statement. He said, “We are not aware that we are calling off the strike. We met but there
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CTIS,NAUS, OYC, SUG Schedules Biggest ENUGU STATE End ASUU Strike Protest (See How To Join Protest)

The Coalition of tertiary institution students (CTIS) Enugu State in conjunction with the National Association of University Students (NAUS), Ohaneze youth council (OYC) and Student Union Government (SUG) has made arrangement for yet one of the biggest ENUGU STATE peaceful protest Against ASUU STRIKE. Already the association have been making preparation for this peaceful protest and many students have shown interest to partake in the protest as they can no longer take the attitude the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) & Federal Government of being putting in towards ending the already spent 3 Months Strike. Protest Schedule:Date: Friday 20th
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“I Apologize To Students Over Asuu Strike, My 2 Kids Are Affected too” – Former Minister, Nwajiuba

Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, former minister of state for education, has apologised to Nigerian students over the protracted strike action of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU). The union recently extended the industrial action by another 12 weeks, citing a lack of readiness by concerned officials to resolve the crisis. Addressing the issue, the presidential hopeful of the All Progressives Congress (APC) said all his children attended public universities, and that two of them are also affected by the strike. The ex-minister spoke on Sunday while being interviewed on Politics yesterday, a Channels Television programme. Nwajiuba said he shares in the
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Strike: Buhari begs ASUU to call off strike & students to be patient

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday appealed to the striking Academic Staff Union of Universities to call off strike its industrial action and embrace dialogue with the federal government. The president also called on University students to be patient with the federal government, urging them not to engage in acts capable of threateniñg the peace of the country.
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NANS ENUGU calls all Enugu Students for A massive Peaceful Protest Against ASUU STRIKE

National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) Enugu Chapter in conjunction with all Enugu SUG as scheduled a peaceful "End Asuu Strike" protest. The invitation was sent to all students by the NANS body and all federal school SUG. The invitation Reads:All Nigerian Varsity Students within and outside Enugu are by this notice invited for a peaceful March against Incessant strike actions on Varsity Education in Nigeria. This is OUR Education and OUR reputation, OUR future is on the line!Education is our right, not a privilege and should remain as such. Date: Thursday 12th May, 2022Time : 9amMeeting Point: UNN First
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“Call Off strike, Return to Work While we Attend to your Demands” – Ngige Tells ASUU

Minister of Labour, Ngige Threatens Governors Not Paying N30,000 Minimum Wage
Labour and Employment Minister, Chris Ngige has again urged striking varsity teachers to return to work while the Federal Government attends to their demands. The minister also told the seven-man committee re-negotiating the Conditions of Service of the university workers to act fast so that the government can have a document to work with the lecturers’ umbrella body, the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU). Fielding questions from reporters in Abuja on the extension of the strike, Ngige said further enquiries should be directed to the Federal Ministry of Education and the National Universities Commission (NUC), which according to him,
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BREAKING: Asuu Extends strike by 12 weeks

The Academic Staff Union of Universities has rolled over its ongoing strike for another 12 weeks. A statement signed by ASUU president, Prof. Emmanuel Osodeke, said this was to give the government enough time to satisfactorily resolve all the outstanding issues. It also stated that the roll-over strike was effective from 12.01 am, May 8, 2021. ASUU said it took this decision after its National Executive Council meeting which started on Sunday night at the Comrade Festus Iyayi National Secretariat, University of Abuja. Details later…
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ASUU in consideration wether to begin Indefinite Strike as Tomorrow clocks End of Strike period

The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU are currently on serious deliberation wether to continue with strike indefinitely or call off strike as Tomorrow, Monday clocks exactly 2 Months of their initial scheduled strike period. You will recall that ASUU began one Month strike from 14th February to 14 March, After which the strike got a 2 months extension from 9th March to 9th May, 2022. So far, ASUU have not really gotten the demand which they have been striking over, Through Investigation made by Uramah Media, The Union has a high chance of Extending this strike rather than Call
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Asuu strike likely to be called off soon as FG & ASUU resumes serious negotiation next week

Finally, it seems like there might hope for Nigerian varsity Students to return back to classes as The Federal Government has announced that it is set to resume negotiations with the Academic Staff Union of Universities next week. It Is almost 2 months since March 14th when Asuu extended her strike and as it remains 7 more days for the 2 months strike period to elapse, the federal government plans to stop further extension of the strike. This was disclosed by Nigeria’s Labour Minister, Chris Ngige, during a meeting with the striking National Association of Academic Technologists (NAAT). He noted
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“Tell us how you got N100m to buy presidential form, When your salary is less than a million a Month” – ASUU Asks Education Minister

The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, has fired back at the Minister of State for Education and presidential aspirant of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, to tell Nigerian people how he got N100million to buy the APC Presidential forms. The association of university lecturers said in serious climes, the minister should be under interrogation by the anti-graft agencies. Recall that the university academic staff union have been on strike since February 14, 2022. The Minister of State for Education, Emeka Nwajiba and the Minister of Labour Dr. Chris Ngige have declared intentions to succeed their principal, President
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It Doesn’t Make Sense That Lecturers Still Earn Salary Even On Strike, They Shouldn’t Be paid – Nwajiuba Agitates

The Minister of State for Education, Emeka Nwajiuba, has said it doesn’t make sense for members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities to continue to earn salaries while on strike. Speaking to The PUNCH in a telephone interview on Sunday, Nwajiuba said, “The lecturers have continued to earn salaries while on strike; it doesn’t make sense to earn salaries when you have refused to work. “If you refuse to even pay them, by the time they call off the strike, they will still come back to fight for the payment of the period they refused to work. “You can
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No APC primary Election Until you resolve ASUU Strike – NANS Declears

The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) says there will be no presidential primaries in Abuja until the federal government and the Academic Staff Union of Universities resolve their differences and call off the strike action. This was made known in a statement issued on Sunday by Sunday Asefon, NANS president. ASUU has been on strike since February 14 due to several unresolved issues — one of which is the union’s insistence on making use of the University Transparency and Accountability Solution (UTAS) as a preferred payment option, instead of the Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System (IPPIS). Amid the
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“I have done my best to resolve strike but ASUU isn’t helping matters” – NGIGE Speaks

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige said he has done what many other public officers cannot do to forestall the ongoing industrial action by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU). Ngige also dismissed insinuations that he was responsible for the ongoing strike by the union. The minister also expressed sadness over the death of former Minister of Labour, Alabo Graham Douglas, describing him as a quintessential politician who did his best while carrying out his functions at the Ministry. Speaking on an interview monitored on Silverbird Television yesterday, the minister said he had successfully conciliated 1683
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“Do you know FG isn’t interested in your Future” – ASUU tells Students

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Benin Zone, yesterday, accused the Federal Government (FG) of turning a deaf ear to all appeals to meet its demands and put an end to the ongoing strike by lecturers in the struggle for a better education system. He said: The government is governed by ‘rodents’, parasitic elements, who prey on the country’s resources and loot it blindly, while the majority of Nigerians continue to suffer hunger, want and deprivation. Nigerians’ access to quality and affordable university education is being subtly but deliberately and steadily denied. “They choose to meet the timelines and
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“If ASUU Doesn’t Comply, We May Be Forced To Take Them To Court” – FG

Chris Ngige, minister of labour and employment, says the federal government may consider taking the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) to the industrial court if the process to resolve the strike fails. Speaking on Thursday in an interview with Channels Television, Ngige said ASUU must refrain from “intimidating” officials in the ministry of digital communications and economy and the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) over the deployment of the University Transparency Account System (UTAS) proposed by the union. The labour minister added that the federal government does not have the resources to review the salaries of varsity lecturers
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