Strike action

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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...
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Oct 22nd, 2013
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By Dr. Michael J.K. Bokor Being a pillar of the government, the figure cut by Nunoo-Mensah has created misleading impressions and provoked public anger against him for nothing. After all, he has no more power to change anything in the country than I have. Being the National Security Co-ordinator does...
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Oct 2nd, 2013
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Time and time again, throughout the history of medical practice, what was once considered as “scientific” eventually becomes regarded as “bad practice” David Stewart Fejiro Oliver An African proverb rightly says that the cane with which we use in beating the child is waiting for the next child. I saw...
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Oct 2nd, 2013
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Today marks the 53rd year of Nigeria’s existence as an independent Nation and yet the myriad of problems that have been plaguing our Nation for decades are still rearing their heads high. Many have said that today is not worth celebrating because of the state of our power sector, the current strike a...
By IndepthAfrica
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Sep 20th, 2013
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This country, with its institution, belongs to the people who inhabit it. Whenever they grow weary of the existing government, they can exercise their constitutional right of amending it, or their revolutionary right to dismember or overthrow it. Abraham Lincoln Revolutions are not made; they come. A...
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Sep 2nd, 2013
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By Morgan Omodu Press Statement – On July 2nd 2013, the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) for the umpteenth time since 2009 went on strike over the refusal of the Federal Government to honour the 2009 agreement on the funding of Universities and a subsequent January 2012 MOU. The grou...
By IndepthAfrica
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Sep 2nd, 2013
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Dan Chukwuemeka The ASUU strike that has confined university students to their homes has been a major topic of discussion on the lips of Nigerians. These issues between ASUU and the Federal Government usually leave severe after effects in their wake. As the general saying goes “When two elephant figh...
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Aug 27th, 2013
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… MY INTERVIEW WITH DR FELIX FANIRAN (NUPTAM NATIONAL CHAIRMAN) Because we have suffered, and we are not afraid to suffer in order to survive, we are ready to give up everything; even our lives in our struggle for justice Cesar Chavez   FEJIRO OLIVER   I owe no one apology for being a journalist/acti...
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Aug 26th, 2013
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It is a mathematical fact that fifty percent of all physicians graduate in the bottom half of their class Unknown. Fejiro Oliver Just when I was about getting ready for my afternoon games; an sms rushed in, which got me thinking that the medical war will go on nonstop until the citizen and the presid...
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Jul 29th, 2013
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By JOHNBOSCO AGBAKWURU ABUJA — ACADEMIC Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, has described as speculative reports that the strike embarked upon by the union over the inability of the Federal Government to implement the 2009 agreement it willingly entered into with the union would be called off this Thu...