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Asuu Appeals To Taraba Governor For N1.7 Billion In Unpaid Allowances

ASUU Appeals to Taraba Governor for N1.7 Billion in Unpaid Allowances

The Taraba State University chapter of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has appealed to Governor Agbu Kefas, urging the settlement of N1.7 billion in accumulated academic and promotional allowances owed since 2014. The union voiced its concerns over the prolonged delay in resolving its financial grievances, which has significantly impacted the livelihoods of […]

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NECO 2023 Results: Over 50,000 Students Achieve Success in Maths and English

On Monday, the National Examination Council (NECO) announced that 50,066 candidates, representing 67.35% of those who sat for the Senior School Certificate Examinations, achieved five credits, including in Mathematics and English Language. The announcement was made by NECO’s Registrar, Professor Ibrahim Wushishi, during the results release and the inauguration of the Automated Annual Posting Calendar

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ASUU Condemns Government’s Neglect of Public Universities

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has called on federal and state governments to fulfil their obligations towards university education in Nigeria. During a press briefing in Jos, Prof. Nanmwa Voncir, the Acting Zonal Coordinator of ASUU Bauchi Zone, which includes six universities, highlighted the severe challenges public universities face due to government neglect

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Asuu President Emphasizes Fight For Quality Education Not Just Pay1

ASUU President Emphasizes Fight for Quality Education, Not Just Pay

Prof. Emmanuel Osodeke, the National President of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), has issued a clarion call to union members, urging them to broaden their struggle beyond mere salary and welfare concerns to encompass the broader goal of enhancing public universities in Nigeria. During a seminar themed “The Demands of Scholarship in the

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JAMB to Exclude Students from Direct Entry Over Certificate Issues

Over 155 educational institutions might face restrictions from processing Direct Entry admissions due to their failure to verify certificates, as discovered by Sunday PUNCH. Registration for Direct Entry exams is scheduled to begin on February 28, 2024. JAMB issued guidance in February 2023 for the 2023/2024 academic session to combat using forged or unacceptable A-level

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Osun Speaker Donates UTME Forms to 400 Students

In a significant boost to education in Osun State, Speaker Adewale Egbedun has provided 400 students with free registration forms for the upcoming Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). These students, selected from various communities within the Odo-Otin Local Government Area, were presented with their forms during a ceremony in Okuku, Osun State. The Speaker, represented

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Asuu Warns Student Loan Scheme May Trap Graduates In Debt

ASUU Warns Student Loan Scheme May Trap Graduates in Debt

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has expressed concerns over the proposed education loan scheme, predicting it will trap students in a cycle of permanent debt. Following its National Executive Council meeting at the Niger Delta University, Wilberforce Island, Bayelsa State, ASUU criticised the Bola Tinubu-led administration for not fulfilling its promises, which had

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ASUU Reports FG Continues IPPIS for Lecturer Salaries

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has expressed dissatisfaction with the Federal Government’s continued use of the Integrated Personnel Payroll Information System (IPPIS) to pay lecturers’ salaries. ASUU’s National President, Prof. Emmanuel Osodeke, highlighted in an interview that despite the Federal Government’s announcement in December 2023 to exempt tertiary institutions from IPPIS, the February

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FUTA Students Rally Against Frequent Robbery Attacks

Students from the Federal University of Technology Akure (FUTA) in Ondo State took to the streets on Friday to protest against the continuous robbery attacks they face off-campus. The demonstration saw students chanting solidarity songs and blocking the Akure-Ilesa Road, leading to significant traffic disruption. The protest aimed to draw the attention of the university’s

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Abia State University Closes Doors Amid Fee Hike Protests1

Abia State University Closes Doors Amid Fee Hike Protests

Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike, Abia State, has indefinitely halted its academic operations following a student protest against an increase in school fees early Tuesday. The Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Maduebibisi Iwe, announced the suspension through a statement, citing the violent nature of the protest as the reason for the immediate shutdown to protect lives and

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