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ASUU denies plan to call off strike

ACADEMIC Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, has described as speculative reports that the strike embarked upon by the union over the inability of the Federal Government to implement the 2009 agreement it willingly entered into with the union would be called off this Thursday.

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Archive : ASUU STRIKE: Nigerian varsities may remain shut for a long time to come — Prof Iyayi

PROF. FESTUS IYAYI is a former National President of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU). In this interview, he explains why university teachers nationwide are on strike; saying the action is to compel the Federal Government to implement the agreement it reached with ASUU on funding of universities. Iyayi, currently Head of Dept, Business Administration, University of Benin, insists that the union members are prepared to stay at home for the next three to five years until the right thing is done.

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VC blames ASUU strike on FG’s insincerity

BENIN CITY—THE Vice-Chancellor, Wellspring University, Benin City, Edo State, Prof. Godson Igborgbor, has blamed insincerity on the part of the Federal Government and other stakeholders for the persistent disruption of academic activities in tertiary institutions in the country through strike actions.

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How to resolve the ASUU/Government conflict

Like an anniversary celebration, this year’s edition of the annual closure of Nigerian Universities began on Tuesday July 01, 2013. As usual, no one knows when it will end. Indeed, the National President of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) Dr Nasir Fagge says members of the Union are resolute that, only a complete resolution of the issues at stake would bring the current strike action to an end.

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