Just In: ASUU-FG meeting ends in deadlock, strike continues

Tuesday’s meeting between the leadership of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) and the Federal Government has again ended without an agreement. The six-month old strike by public university lecturers is set to continue. The striking lecturers had met with the Professor Nimi Briggs Committee on Tuesday at the National University Commission in Abuja with high hopes of resolving the impasse.   A senior member of ASUU, who craved anonymity told Channels Television that members of the Briggs renegotiation committee did not come with any new offer on the table. Instead, the ASUU source said, the committee plead with

By |August 16th, 2022|Categories: News|Tags: , |0 Comments

Strike continues, resident doctors to appeal court ruling

The National Association of Resident Doctors has directed its lawyers to appeal a ruling ordering its members to return to work. This was contained in a statement jointly signed by NARD President, Dr Uyilawa Okhuaihesuyi, and the union’s Secretary-General, Dr Jerry Isogun, on Friday The doctors said they have begun the process to appeal the ruling. “As we are all aware, especially those that were present in court today (Friday), the NIC has given a ruling on the application for interlocutory injunction filed by the Federal Government,” the statement said. We are not satisfied with the ruling. “After consultations with

By |September 17th, 2021|Categories: News|Tags: , |0 Comments
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