Nigerian Universities On Recovery Path – UI VC

Nigerian universities are on the path to recovery and re-positioning, despite the low ratings from international rating agencies. The Vice Chancellor, University of Ibadan, Professor Isaac Adewole, made this clarification while reacting to the latest ranking of top 50 African Universities, which put U.

LASU: An Open Letter To Ambode


By Sulaimon Mojeed-Sanni After much consideration, I prevailed upon myself to pen this letter to you and I am making it open under the false consideration that following your hard earned victory, the appreciation courtesy visit you have embarked upon almost immediately and the barrage of congratulatory messages coming your

ASUU set to strike over unpaid salaries

Rochas Okorocha, Imo State Governor Prof. Valene Obinna, Media Director, Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Imo State University Chapter, says the strike called by the union will not be called off until all unpaid salaries are settled.

ASUU Boss Blows Hot Over CRUTECH, LASU Crises


Damilare Okunola The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, through its National President, Nasir Fagge, has explained the real reasons behind some of the lingering crises in tertiary institutions across the country.

Students Appeal To Government, ASUU To End Cross River University Strike


Students of the Cross River State University of Technology (CRUTECH) are appealing to the Cross River State Government and the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) to address their lingering issues and call-off the over three months old strike. The students made the call in Calabar, the State Capital on

LASU VC Brought Crisis On Himself —ASUU


Damilare Okunola The national leadership of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, has berated the Vice Chancellor of the Lagos State University, LASU, Professor John Obafunwa, stating that he brought all the anomalies in the institution on himself.

Lagos State University(LASU) Closed Down Indefinitely!

The Lagos State University (LASU), Ojo has been closed down indefinitely following the inability of the government to meet the demands of its staff union including the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU),  Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU) and National Academic Staff Union (NASU). Some of the demands

LASU Crisis: VC Must Go, Workers Insist


Kazeem Ugbodaga The crisis engulfing Lagos State University, LASU, Lagos, southwest Nigeria, seems to know no end as lecturers and other staff of the institution have vowed that the Vice Chancellor, Prof. John Obafunwa must leave the school before peace can reign.

Labour Party Sues For Peace Within NLC

The Caretaker Committee Chairman of the Labour Party, Comrade Salisu Mohammed, has appealed to all those that contested in the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) election, to sheath their swords in order to have a united labour front. Addressing a news conference  in Abuja on the crisis rocking the NLC in

ASUU Accuses LASU VC of Non-possession of PhD & Keeping 2 Jobs


The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) on Wednesday accused the Vice-Chancellor, Lagos State University, Prof. John Obafunwa, of not possessing a PhD and holding two jobs. Adesola Nasir, ASUU’s Zonal Coordinator, Lagos Zone, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos that apart from being LASU’s VC, Obafunwa