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ASUU Strike: End in sight as lecturers consider new govt proposal

Nigeria, Nov. 28 -- The end may be in sight for the eight-month-old strike of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) as a meeting on Friday between the government and the union ended on a pos... Read More


ASUU Strike: Ngige expresses optimism as another meeting with lecturers commences

Nigeria, Nov. 27 -- The federal government on Friday continued negotiations with the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) to put an end to the eight-month-old strike action. ASUU embarked on a... Read More


TETFund approves N12bn for UNILAG, UNIAbuja, 10 others as 'centres of excellence'

Nigeria, Nov. 26 -- The Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund) has approved N12 billion to the University of Lagos, University of Abuja and 10 others as the "pioneer Centres of Excellence". The Exec... Read More


LAUTECH: How Oyo, Osun agreed to cancel joint ownership - NUC

Nigeria, Nov. 21 -- Oyo State has assumed full ownership of Ladoke Akintola University (LAUTECH), Ogbomoso. The National Universities Commission (NUC) announced this development on Friday in Abuja. I... Read More


INTERVIEW: ASUU Strike: UTAS better than IPPIS in checking corruption in universities - President

Nigeria, Nov. 20 -- In this interview with PREMIUM TIMES' Azeezat Adedigba, the National President of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Biodun Ogunyemi, speaks on the lingering strike; ... Read More


UPDATED: ASUU Strike: FG shifts ground, offers N65 billion, suspends IPPIS

Nigeria, Nov. 20 -- The federal government, on Friday, made some concessions to university lecturers (ASUU) when it offered N65 billion to Nigerian universities to address some of the lecturers' deman... Read More


Strike: Nigerian govt, ASUU continue negotiations

Nigeria, Nov. 20 -- The federal government on Friday continued negotiations with the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) to put an end to the eight-month-old strike action. ASUU embarked on a... Read More


JUST IN: ASUU Strike: FG shifts ground, offers N65 billion, suspends IPPIS

Nigeria, Nov. 20 -- The federal government, on Friday, during a meeting with the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) shifted grounds when it offered a total sum of N65 billion to Nigerian univ... Read More


JUST IN: Osun, Oyo cancel joint ownership of LAUTECH

Nigeria, Nov. 20 -- The state governors of Osun and Oyo states, Adegboyega Oyetola and Seyi Makinde, have agreed to cancel the joint ownership of Ladoke Akintola University (LAUTECH) and Ladoke Akinto... Read More


Group appeals to Nigerian govt to save public universities

Nigeria, Nov. 17 -- A rights advocacy group, Network for Democracy and Development (NDD), has appealed to the federal and state governments to save public universities from avoidable collapse. The no... Read More