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Tag: Joint Action Committee

UNIOSUN workers shut down school, accuse VC of embezzlement

Posted: May 27, 2018 at 1:38 pm   /   Campus

The staff of Osun State University shut the gate of the institution on Thursday, disrupting academic activities The action was to protest the alleged move by the university management to suspend their union executives for exposing alleged fraudulent activities of the Vice Chancellor, Labo Popoola. The protesting workers under the aegis of Joint Action Committee […]

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Nigerian universities’ workers call off strike

Posted: March 14, 2018 at 2:53 pm   /   National

The non-teaching staff of Nigerian universities have suspended their strike. The staff, members of three unions, NASU, SSANU, and NAAT, announced the suspension of the strike on Wednesday, after three months and 10 days of industrial dispute. Samson Ugwoke, the national chairman of the Joint Action Committee of the three unions announced the suspension on […]

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University workers’ strike near resolution

Posted: March 14, 2018 at 11:29 am   /   National

The striking non-teaching workers of Nigerian universities are expected to announce an end to the ongoing industrial dispute on Wednesday. “We are planning to call off the strike after a meeting on Wednesday,” said Abdulsubbur Salam, the spokesperson for the Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities, SSANU, one of the three striking non-teaching unions. Apart from […]

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OAU staff stop JAMB mock exam

Posted: February 28, 2018 at 10:21 am   /   Campus

The striking non-teaching staff of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, under the aegis of Joint Action Committee, yesterday, disrupted Jamb mock examination that was scheduled to take place at the university. The workers stormed the ICT centre of the institution en masse pulling the canopies erected for the purpose of the CBT down, and the candidates […]

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OAU Striking Staff Shut Down School Again

Posted: February 20, 2018 at 10:19 pm   /   Campus

The Joint Action Committee, JAC, strike at Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, has now returned to a ‘total and comprehensive’ action, causing the blockade of the main roads and disruption of water and electricity supplies on the campus this week. The JAC, consisting of  Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities, SSANU; Non-Academic Staff Union of Universities, […]

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Aggrieved UNIZIK Workers Threaten Disruption Of Matriculation Ceremony

Posted: February 9, 2018 at 9:07 pm   /   Campus

The striking non-teaching workers of the Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, on Friday, embarked on a demonstration to demand the first-year students’ matriculation programme coming up on Saturday should not hold. The management had scheduled the matriculation programme for today, following the completion of the orientation programme during the week. But the aggrieved members of the […]

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University of Ibadan

Strike: UI non-teaching staff chairman blows hot

Posted: February 8, 2018 at 2:24 pm   /   Campus

The Joint Action Congress (JAC), comprising the Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU), Non Academic Staff Union (NASU) and National Association of Academic Technologists (NAAT) in the University of Ibadan has embarked on an industrial strike action since December 2017 thereby leading to the withdrawal of services in strategic areas controlled by the members […]

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Strike Continues, Varsity Unions Announce After Meeting Education Minister

Posted: December 20, 2017 at 8:54 am   /   National, News

The Joint Action Committee of the three non-teaching staff unions of Nigerian universities on Tuesday said their strike action would continue, despite the meeting they had with the Minister for Education, Adamu Adamu. The strike action has been in effect since December 4, after the  Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities, SSANU, the Non Academic […]

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