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Ogun judiciary workers suspend strike

Ogun judiciary workers suspend strike

Judicial workers in Ogun on Thursday suspended their nearly two-month-old strike. The workers, under the aegis of Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN), had embarked on the strike since August 11. They had accused the state government of allegedly short-changing them and demanded full payment of their salaries. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports […]

BREAKING: Court orders resident doctors to suspend strike

BREAKING: Court orders resident doctors to suspend strike

By Ikechukwu Nnochiri – Abuja The National Industrial Court sitting in Abuja has ordered the Nigerian Association of Resident Doctors, NARD, to call off the strike action they commenced since August 2. The order followed a suit the Federal Government filed before the court to challenge the legality of the strike action. FG, alongside the […]

Strike: Resident doctors’ve chosen to make FG whipping dog—  Ngige

Strike: Resident doctors’ve chosen to make FG whipping dog— Ngige

THE Federal Government has lamented that while it is religiously implementing its own part of the Memorandum of understanding, MOU, it signed with the Nigerian Medical Association, NMA, the striking resident doctors have chosen to make the Government the weeping dog.

We can go on strike anytime ― ASUU

We can go on strike anytime ― ASUU

By Adesina Wahab The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, has said its members can embark on strike anytime, as the Federal Government is reneging on its promise to implement the Memorandum of Action, MOA, the two parties signed last December. Briefing the press in Lagos on Tuesday, the Lagos Zonal Coordinator, Dr Adelaja Odukoya, […]

We’ve been pushed to the wall, can go on strike any moment — ASUU

We’ve been pushed to the wall, can go on strike any moment — ASUU

By Adesina Wahab The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, has said its members can embark on strike anytime, as the Federal Government is reneging on its promise to implement the Memorandum of Action, MOA, the two parties signed last December. Briefing the press in Lagos on Tuesday, the Lagos Zonal Coordinator, Dr Adelaja Odukoya, […]

JOHESU issues 15 days ultimatum to FG

JOHESU issues 15 days ultimatum to FG

The Joint Health Sector Unions (JOHESU) and Assembly of Healthcare Professional Association have issued the Federal Government a 15-day ultimatum, saying they will commence an indefinite strike over outstanding welfare issues with the union. Mr Biobelemonye Josiah, JOHESU’s National President, said this in a letter addressed to the Minister of Labour and Employment, Sen. Chris […]

Council cannot stop ‘house’ doctors from joining strike – NARD

Council cannot stop ‘house’ doctors from joining strike – NARD

The National Association of Resident Doctors has said that the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria (MDCN) does not have the legal right to bar ”House Officers” from joining the strike. This is contained in a statement signed by NARD National President, Dr Uyilawa Okhuaihesuyi and Dr Jerry Isogun, Secretary in Awka on Wednesday. They […]

ASUU issues warning of indefinite strike over FG’s refusal to honour agreement

ASUU issues warning of indefinite strike over FG’s refusal to honour agreement

By Charly Agwam – Bauchi Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has issued a warning of an impending indefinite strike if the federal government refuses to honour the agreement which led the body to suspend their industrial action last year.  ASUU Chairperson of the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi, Dr. Ibrahim Inuwa, made this known […]

Strike looms in varsities as FG fails April deadline agreement with unions

Strike looms in varsities as FG fails April deadline agreement with unions

INDICATION emerged on Sunday that the non-teaching staff in the universities are mounting pressure on their leadership to declare industrial dispute following the alleged Federal Government failure to keep to the April timeline for the implementation of the Memorandum of Action, MoA it entered with the unions.