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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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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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After Failure To Prevent Crisis, Education Minister Finally Ready To Meet Striking Varsity Workers

Posted: December 18, 2017 at 2:23 pm   /   National, News

The Minister for Education, Adamu Adamu, and the leaders of the aggrieved non-teaching staff unions of Nigerian universities are billed to meet tomorrow over the industrial crisis due to the sharing of earned allowances, EA, released by the Federal Government. The meeting between Mr. Adamu and the Joint Action Committee of the unions in Abuja on Tuesday, two […]

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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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OAU Pensioners’ Associations Fight Trade Corruption Allegations

Posted: December 9, 2017 at 8:40 am   /   Campus

The Federal Universities Pensioners Association, FUPA and The Nigerian Universities of Pensioners, NUP, at Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, have been locked in dispute as both groups of retirees seek recognition and accuse each other of corruption. The branch Chairman of NUP, Ayotunde Ashafa, in a telephone interview with CAMPUS REPORTER said that NUP is the […]

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OAU Asks Students To Go Home, As Staff Shut Down Campus Activities

Posted: December 6, 2017 at 10:39 am   /   Campus

The management of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife Tuesday evening announced “end of the year break” in a forced response to the strike strike action declared by the joint congress of  Non – Teaching Staff, which comprises Non Academic Staff Union (NASU), Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU) and National Association of Academic Technologists (NAAT). The […]

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Staff Unions “Totally” Shut Down OAU

Posted: December 6, 2017 at 10:27 am   /   Campus

Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife has been hit by the strike action declared by Joint Action Committee of Non Academic Students Union (NASU), Senior Staff Academic of Nigerian Universities (SSANU) and National Association of Academic Technologists (NAAT), with vital services shut down and main gate locked in effect. The strike action commenced on Monday, following opposition of […]

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OAU Staff Unions Ground School Over Sharing Of Money Released By Government

Posted: November 28, 2017 at 9:55 pm   /   Campus

Non-academic staff and academic technologists at Obafemi Awolowo University on Monday blocked access to the academic areas on campus and withdrew their services at the school’s library and laboratories as they protested the proposed sharing ratio of the earned allowances, EA, released to the school by the federal government.  The federal government had, two months […]

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How ‘Menstrual Blood’ Becomes Norm In Nigerian Tertiary Institutions

Posted: October 29, 2017 at 4:39 pm   /   Opinion

“It is not my nature, when I see a people borne down by the weight of their shackles – the oppression of tyranny – to make their life more bitter by heaping upon them greater burdens; but rather would I do all in my power to raise the yoke than to add anything that would […]

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