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ASUU reacts to suspension of OAU’s sex-for-mark professor

Posted: April 20, 2018 at 4:51 pm   /   Campus

The Academic Staff Union of Universities, Obafemi Awolowo University branch, has commended the management of the institution for the indefinite suspension of Richard Akindele, the professor at the centre of the leaked sex-for-mark audio scandal. Mr Akindele’s suspension was announced on Thursday by the Vice Chancellor, Eyitope Ogunbodede, following the receipt of the interim report […]

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OAU Lecturers Form Parallel Union, Accuse ASUU Of Dictatorship

Posted: March 2, 2018 at 8:50 am   /   Campus

The lecturers of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, who pulled out of the national body of Academic Staff Union of Universities on February 12, have formed a new academic group called the Congress of University Academics, CONUA and also elected new officers. The newly formed group elected a nine-man executive committee on Wednesday. They elected Niyi […]

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ASUU reacts to OAU Lecturers’ withdrawal

Posted: February 26, 2018 at 9:08 am   /   Campus, National

The president of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, Biodun Ogunyemi, has reacted to the withdrawal of the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, branch from the national body Mr Ogunyemi during a telephone interview with our correspondent on Friday said that the group of lecturers who claimed to have pulled out of the national body […]

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OAU Lecturers pull out of ASUU

Posted: February 20, 2018 at 10:02 pm   /   Campus

The Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) chapter of Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has pulled out of the national body to form a new body following a feud between both sides. The feud between the national body and the chapter led to the disowning of OAU chapter by the national body. According to the resolution […]

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UNIBEN Reinstates Five Students Earlier Suspended Over Protest

Posted: February 14, 2018 at 1:59 pm   /   Campus

The management of the University of Benin has reinstated the five student unionists, who had earlier been rusticated, at the beginning of the month, over anti-fees hike protest. The spokesperson for the school, Michael Osasuyi, confirmed the development in a statement on Tuesday. “The management lifted the rustication of the students sequel to the letter of appeal from the […]

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UNIBEN ASUU Condemns Management Over Rustication Of Students

Posted: February 8, 2018 at 4:24 pm   /   Campus

The University of Benin Chapter of Academic Staff Union of Universities has condemned the rustication of five student leaders by the management of the school. The union expressed their displeasure over the rustication of the students in a statement signed Julius Iyasele, the chairman, on Thursday. “The union wishes to state that protest is a […]

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Nigerian Students Lament Deplorable Conditions Due To Strike In Universities

Posted: January 19, 2018 at 10:26 pm   /   National, News

Students across Nigerian public universities have expressed displeasure over the ongoing strike by the non-teaching staff unions in their various schools. Aggrieved unions, comprising the Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities, SSANU; the Non Academic Staff Union, NASU; and the National Association of Academic Technologists, NAAT, have been on strike since the beginning of December. […]

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LASU

ASUU Rejects LASU Fee Increment

Posted: December 22, 2017 at 12:49 pm   /   Campus, News

The Lagos State University (LASU) chapter of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has flayed the management of the school for increasing the acceptance fee for 2017/2018 session by 100 percent. Newly admitted students at LASU would have to pay N20 thousand for acceptance fee, N10 thousand more than what was charged last session. […]

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OAU Pays Controversial Allowances; Aggrieved Unions Say Strike Continues

Posted: December 13, 2017 at 11:12 pm   /   Campus, News

The Management of the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile – Ife, Osun has paid earned allowances to its workers in  line with the sharing ratio, that fueled the industrial crisis, which led to the emergency closure of the school at the beginning of the month. The controversial sharing ratio is 89:11. While the Academic Staff Union […]

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University of Ibadan

Nigerian Tertiary Institutions: An Endangered Species under the Proposed 2018 Budget

Posted: December 9, 2017 at 8:59 am   /   National, News, Opinion

Since President Muhammadu Buhari presented the 2018 Appropriations Bill to the National Assembly at the beginning of last month, quite a number of reservations have trailed that development. Standing out easily among these reservations is that which concerns the educational sector. The government has proposed ₦435.01 billion as allocation the education out of ₦8.612 trillion, […]

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