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Tag: Academic Staff Union of Universities

EXCLUSIVE: ASUU speaks on sex-for-mark scandals involving lecturers

Posted: August 8, 2018 at 10:41 am   /   National

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has spoken on the recent sex-for-mark scandal involving lecturers in some Nigerian universities. The President of ASUU, Biodun Ogunyemi, a professor, spoke with CAMPUS REPORTER in a telephone interview on Tuesday. Since April, three Nigerian universities have been in the spotlight, after their lecturers got involved in sexual […]

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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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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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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 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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