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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 Union Leader Regains Freedom After Two Days In Prison

Posted: March 8, 2018 at 5:20 pm   /   Campus

The chairman of the Obafemi Awolowo University branch of Non-Academic Staff of Universities, Wole Odebunmi, has regained freedom after spending the last two details in detention. The chief magistrate’s court, Ile-Ife, which ordered Mr. Odubunmi be remanded in prison on Tuesday, granted the unionist’s application for bail today, Thursday. Mr. Odebunmi was arraigned for allegedly […]

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Muslim students’ group attacks Buhari administration over JAC strike

Posted: February 23, 2018 at 6:45 pm   /   Campus, National

The Muslim Students’ Society of Nigeria, MSSN, has decried the perceived inaction of the federal government regarding the nationwide strike of the Non-Academic Staff Union, NASU, Senior Staff Academic of Nigeria Universities, SSANU, and National Association of Academic Technologists, NAAT. The three unions, cooperating under the aegis of the Joint Action Committee, JAC, have been on […]

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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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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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