Posted on Wed 23 Dec 2020, 09:45 AM

The Academic Staff Union of University (ASUU) on Wednesday “conditionally” suspended its strike, ending a protracted industrial action that has lasted for nine-month.

ASUU National President, Biodun Ogunyemi made the disclosed this during a briefing of the union in Abuja.

Explaining that the development followed consultations with its National Executive Council (NEC).

Posted on Sat 28 Nov 2020, 05:16 AM

The Academic Staff Union of Universities has agreed to call off its eight-month strike after a meeting with a federal government team led by the Minister of Labour and Employment,  Dr Chris Ngige, in Abuja.

At the meeting, the Federal Government had acceded to some of the demands of the lecturers, including payments of N40 billion as the Earned Allowance and N30bn for the revitalisation of the university system, making a total of N70 billion.

In addition, the Federal Government also agreed to settle the arrears of salaries of the lecturers before December 31.

Posted on Fri 20 Nov 2020, 08:01 PM

The federal government has made a fresh N15 billion offer to striking university teachers as part of revitalization funds and earned academic allowances.

The government at the end of Friday meeting, shifted ground with the offer, which now raises the revitalization and earned academic allowances to N65 billion.

Speaking after the seven- hour long meeting, the Minister of Labour and Employment,  Chris Ngige, said government has agreed to pay the lecturers' withheld salaries from February, using the old payment platform.


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