Academic Staff Union of Universities

By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 15th, 2014
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I’m sitting on the sofa in my living room watching the television when the commander-in-chief of the armed forces of a country of 160 million people, in a careless and rash statement, declares that MEND (a notorious chauvinist cacophony of cultists, vandals and thieves turned freedom fighters f...
By IAfrica
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Apr 2nd, 2014
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On February 24 2014, the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Olabisi Onabanjo University Chapter ended its 1 week old ‘sit-at-home protest/lecture boycott’ after the lecturers received their February salaries. Part of the decisions reached at the meeting held before the ‘strike’ was called o...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 18th, 2014
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I’m a satirist, so I’ve got boxing gloves on if the person is worthy of satire. But I’m not an assassin. If that ever happens, it’s only because something happened during the interview that got me going, and then I had to translate my feelings to the mouth of the character Ste...
By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 18th, 2013
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Chuks Okocha, Damilola Oyedele, Senator Iroegbu, Grace Chiemezie and Aisha Wakaso Six months after the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) embarked on an industrial strike over the federal government’s refusal to honour an agreement reached in 2009, the union yesterday in Minna announce...
By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 18th, 2013
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Source: Punchng Students and their parents jubilated on Tuesday over the suspension of the 169-day strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities. Even though ASUU ordered its members to return to   work immediately, students of most public universities  might not return to their  campuses becaus...
By IndepthAfrica
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Nov 7th, 2013
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By Philip Amiola Recently, I met a bright American chap who is not favourably disposed to watching CNN because as far as he’s concerned, CNN is an acronym for Constant Negative News. I didn’t find it difficult to understand his viewpoint as I have often thought along those lines myself. Really, I bel...
By IndepthAfrica
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Nov 4th, 2013
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By Yusuff Olayode Supoto If you ever dream of a country where her leaders are birds of a feather, where followers pray for their leaders fall – check Nigeria. With different ethnic groups, with many religions and even varying political school of thoughts, our leaders still come together, fashion out ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Nov 1st, 2013
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There is this story of a hardworking man who as usual arrived home from work very late to meet his young son in the sitting room waiting for him. “Why are you not asleep?” the man asked as he slumped on the sofa, tired. “I was waiting for you because I have not seen you […]...
By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 23rd, 2013
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By Issachar Odion The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has overstepped the bounds of reason. To say that most discerning Nigerians are angry with the union is an understatement. Whoever anticipated that ASUU’s show of shame would last this long? At first, we all sympathised with the pedago...
By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 16th, 2013
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By Olugu Olugu Orji Let me make a confession right away: I am not a Muslim but that fact has never dimmed my longing for the Sallah that dates as far back as when I was a boy growing up in Funtua in what was then North Central State. If memory serves, my favourite was […]...