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Below is the latest  Asuu strike update, asuu latest news on resumption and ASUU strike news today, Monday, 8 August 2022, compiled by Newsonline Nigeria.


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ASUU Not Only One In Nigeria, We Can’t Close Other Sectors Because They Are Owed- Keyamo

The Federal Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Festus Keyamo has stated that the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, should not expect the Federal government to meet its requirement because the government cannot close other sectors.

Recall that the university lecturers union on Monday extended their industrial action which started on February 14 by four weeks after a failed negotiation between the Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu and the body.

President Buhari had given the minister a two weeks ultimatum to address the demands of ASUU for students who have been at home for five months to return to school.


ASUU Strike: I’ve Never Seen Weak President Like Buhari- Tanko Yakasai

The former Media Aide to Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, Tanko Yakasai, said the president has lost control of his appointees.

Salihu Tanko Yakasai, who was fired by Abdullahi Ganduje for criticizing President Buhari on insecurity said it was worrisome that after the two weeks ultimatum given to the Minister of Education Mallam Adamu Adamu had expired, the ASUU strike continues without an end in sight.

Describing President Buhari as weak, Tanko Yakasai said the action of the Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, without consequence, was shameful and embarrassing.


ASUU Strike Continues As NEC Fails To Suspend Industrial Action


the industrial action by members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, will continue as members of the National Executive Council, NEC, of the union did not consider the option of suspending the action at its meeting which ended in the early hours of Monday in Abuja.

Checks by Newsonline showed that the national leadership of the union only briefed the meeting on their interactions and submissions made to the Prof. Nimi Briggs Committee set up the Federal Government to renegotiate the 2009 Agreement with the union.

FG Must Implement First Before We Return To Class- ASUU Insists

Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, has stated that the Federal government must implement its agreement before they return to class.

The Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, also stated that ASUU is right in its resilience to save the education sector.


Chairman of ASUU, University of Calabar Chapter, John Edoh said” it was inexplicable that the entire tertiary education system was shut down from Feb. 14 till today July 26 and the government has done nothing.”


John Edo who stated this in Calabar at the NLC solidarity protest said ASUU has several agreements and memoranda with the government which has not been implemented.


Edoh said, “This time is a time of implementation, the Federal Government must implement first before we return to the classrooms.”

Peter Obi Backs ASUU, Buhari Should Take Over The Negotiation Not Minister

The presidential candidate of the Labour Party, Peter Obi has said he stands with the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU in their ongoing strike, stating that Buhari should take over the negotiation to ensure it is resolved.

ASUU Strike: Why Lecturers Must Call Off Strike – FG


Federal Government has urged the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, to call off its six-month-old strike.


Newsonline reports that Adamu Adamu, the Minister of Education urged ASUU to call off the strike and embrace dialogue.

Speaking at the 2022 police meeting on admissions to tertiary institutions in Nigeria held in Abuja, the minister said the strike should be called off in the interest of students.


According to Adamu, embracing dialogue is the only solution to the impasse.


He said: “I urge the leadership of tertiary institutions to partner with the Federal Government in its frantic efforts at restoring industrial harmony in tertiary institutions in Nigeria. It is clear that a stable academic calendar is required for quality education and development in Nigeria.


“I also seize this opportunity to appeal to the trade unions in the tertiary education sub-sector to, in the interest of the future of Nigeria, call off the perennial strike and embrace genuine dialogue as a solution to our problems.”


ASUU Strike: Two Weeks Is Too Long To End Strike, Just Sign- ASUU To Buhari


Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, has replied Buhari on the two weeks given to Education Minister Adamu Adamu to end the strike that has lasted six months, stating that what the President should do is sign the agreement with ASUU.

ASUU President, Prof. Emmanuel Osodeke, made the statement on Tuesday in reaction to President Buhari’s directive on Tuesday to Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, to within two weeks make sure that university lecturers return to school.


Also, Senator Shehu Sani has faulted the directive of President Buhari to ASUU, stating that Buhari’s directive should have been given to the Finance Minister to pay the university lecturers’ body the money it is demanding.


ASUU Declares Continuation of Strike, Disowns Breakaway Faction


Hopes of undergraduates returning to the classroom anytime soon have again been dashed as the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has ruled out any possibility of suspending its six months old strike.

Addressing journalists in Abuja on Tuesday, ASUU President, Professor Emmanuel Osodeke, accused the Ministry of Labour and Employment, chaired by Chris Ngige as “Conciliator” for continuously creating more chaos in the resolution process.


ASUU had on February 14 embarked on a strike to press home its demand, including the government’s investment in the nation’s university infrastructure, and payment of members’ salaries through the recommended University Transparency and Accountability Solution (UTAS), among several others.


At the end of the 30 days, the federal government failed to arrest the situation, which gave ASUU the impetus to roll-over the strike on March 14. More recently, the union declared another 12 weeks’ strike, thereby keeping the students perpetually at home.

ASUU Strike To End In Two Weeks


President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu, to resolve the prolonged industrial action embarked upon by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) and other university-based unions.

President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu, to resolve the prolonged industrial action embarked upon by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) and other university-based unions.


ASUU Strike: Enough Is Enough, Call Off Now – Buhari Begs Lecturers


President Muhammadu Buhari has urged the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, to reconsider their stand on the lingering strike.

Buhari said “enough is enough”, hence ASUU should consider the long-term effect on students and the generational consequences on families, the educational system and the future development of the country.

He spoke while receiving governors of the All Progressives Congress (APC), legislators and political leaders at his residence in Daura, Katsina State, on Monday.

The president lamented that the strike was already taking a toll on the psychology of parents, students and other stakeholders, throwing up many moral issues that already beg for attention.


Otedola Endorsed Tinubu Because ASUU Strike Can’t Affect DJ Cuppy – Yusuf


Newsonline reports that since Femi Otedola endorsed Bola Ahmed Tinubu, most netizens who have been singing his praises are alleging the billionaire benefits from Nigeria that has not been working.


A tweep, FS Yusuf, @FS_Yusuf_, stated, “DJ Cuppy is in Oxford University, you are in Yaba Tech. ASUU strike can never affect her but ASUU strike can halt your destiny. Otedola has the right to endorse a candidate and u have the right to reject it. Think twice. Suffer no be life.”


ASUU Disagrees With Labour Minister, Chris Ngige, Denies Receiving Invitation For A Meeting


The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has maintained that they have not received any official invitation from the Federal Government for the earlier announced meeting with the government team aimed at resolving the areas of disagreements and calling off the strike.


ASUU To Call Off Strike Next Week – Education Minister

Minister of Educati on, Prof. Adamu Adamu, has stated that the ongoing industrial action embarked upon by members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) will be called off within the next one week.


ASUU Strike Update: Negotiation Committee Waiting For FG To Suspend Strike

Academic Staff Union of Universities and the Joint Action Committee of the Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities, and the Non-Academic Staff Union of Educational and allied institutions have both said they have yet to receive any message after discussing the 2009 agreements with the Federal Government renegotiation committee.


ASUU Gives Positive Update, Says Talks With FG Progressing Smoothly

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has revealed that the renegotiation of the 2009 ASUU-Federal Government agreement which has been a major bone of contention in its dispute with the government is progressing smoothly and has reached an advanced stage.

The lecturers union said that the University Transparency and Accountability Solution (UTAS), which the government has refused to accept, has been tested for the third time by the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) and would start testing the Integrated Payroll and Personnel Informati on System (IPPIS) by next week.

This disclosure is part of the statement issued by the ASUU President, Professor Emmanuel Osodeke, and can be seen on the union’s website.


ASUU Issue Not As Simple As It Seems – Lai Mohammed


Federal Government has given indications that the lingering tussle between it and the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) is complex.

The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, said this on Wednesday after the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting chaired by President Muhammadu Buhari.

He said that in spite of the complexities, a lot is being done behind the scene to resolve the issues.

The minister argued that the Federal Government is concerned about the protracted issues with the lecturers and will continue to work to find an early resolution to the problem.


FG Continues Talks With ASUU As Strike Enters Fourth Month


Federal Government has continued its negotiations with the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) as the strike by the lecturers enters its fourth month.

A meeting between the striking lecturers and the Professor Nimi Briggs Committee, however, ended without a concrete agreement as members planned to reconvene within 24 hours to consider a draft agreement.


University Students Lament As ASUU Strike Continues

Some students of Nigerian public universities have expressed frustration over the lingering strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities(ASUU).

Some of the students in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Port Harcourt on Friday appealed to Federal Government to meet at least 50 per cent of ASUU demands to end the strike.

JAMB Tackles ASUU President Over Unfair Comment

Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has knocked the President of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Prof. Emmanuel Osodeke, over a statement credited to the latter on the issue of admission into higher education institutions in the country.

Prof. Ishaq Oloyede-led JAMB, in a statement, said contrary to the erroneous belief of the ASUU President, the JAMB does not conduct admission for institutions but rather regulates the process.


ASUU Strike Update: FG-ASUU Meeting Holds Today

Federal Government will today meet with the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) while the Joint Action Committee of the Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities, and the Non-Academic Staff Union of Educational and allied institutions would have their meeting on Friday with the FG.

The meetings, Newsonline understands, are geared towards resolving the ongoing strike by the various unions.


ASUU Strike Update: FG Team Fails To Meet Deadline To Resolve Issue

Prof. Nimi Briggs-led committee set up the Federal Government to renegotiate the 2009 Agreement signed by the government with the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, and put an end to the ongoing industrial action by the union has failed to meet the three-month time frame given it by the FG to conclude its assignment.

The committee, which was inaugurated by the Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu, on March 7 this year, was given three months to conclude its assignment.

It was gathered that Adamu gave the committee the go-ahead to continue its negotiation with the union since there seemed to be some progress even though nothing concrete was agreed to within the time limit

Therefore, the committee is expected to continue the negotiation with the union later this week after the public holiday.


Strike: ASUU Reveals that UTAS is Undergoing Fresh Test


the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has said the University Transparency and Accountability Solution (UTAS) is undergoing another round of tests by the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA).

The President of ASUU, Prof. Emmanuel Osodeke gave the update on a Human Right Radio in Abuja yesterday, clarifying several issues surrounding the ongoing strike and why the strike has lingered.

This is the third test being carried out on the UTAS accounting software by the government agency.

Osodeke said UTAS passed over 90 per cent in the first and second tests carried out on it, but that NITDA concluded that the payment platform failed some tests.


It ‘ill Take Nigerian Professor 100yrs To Buy APC, PDP Presidential Form – ASUU


ASUU Chairman at the University of Ibadan, Professor Ayoola Akinwole, who stated this in his June 12 statement said the high price of the presidential forms of the two major political parties is a strategy adopted by politicians to ensure looting continues in the country.

Professor Ayoola said no Nigerian professor can be able to purchase the presidential form of the ruling All Progressive Congress, APC, or the opposition Peoples Democratic party, PDP,  without saving for 40 years to 100 years.


Professor Ayoola said it was time Nigerians and youth took over the affairs of the country from the corrupt politicians who have no plan for the country.


ASUU Disassociates Itself From An Intervention Fund, Rejects N50m Donation


ASUU has disassociated itself from an Intervention Fund while rejecting an N50m donation.


Newsonline reports that the leadership of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has rejected the sum of N50 million that was donated as part of an intervention fund.

Ahmed Isah popularly called the “ordinary President ” of the berekete family radio station invited the union’s president, prof. Emmanuel Osodeke and his team on Saturday, June 11, to the radio program where the intervention fund idea was formally presented.

ASUU disassociates itself from an intervention fund, rejects N50m donation

In his effort to make the union buy into the intervention fund idea, he disclosed that the Akwa Ibom state governor, Udom Emmanuel has donated N50 million to the course.


After presenting the money, ASUU’s president who wasn’t pleased with the development said the union shouldn’t be associated with such.


Angered by the union’s response, Ahmed fired back at ASUU and threatened to stop the intervention. Listeners who called in during the show described ASUU’s response as rude and insensitive.

This comes after the radio host had on June 1st, called on well-meaning Nigerians and presidential aspirants in the forthcoming general elections to contribute the same amount they had used in purchasing their nomination forms in view of settling ASUU’s demands and ending the strike.

Ahmed had also revealed that he has contributed N10 million of his personal money to the course.

ASUU Strike News Update Today


This page will provide ASUU Strike update on a regular basis. We hope to cover so many news and talking points about the ongoing ASUU strike. The Academic Staff Union of Universities has further declared another one month of strike since the outcome of the last meeting with the Federal Government did not end well.


We really do hope ASUU calls of this strike because Nigerian Students studying in Federal Universities are really not happy with it. They are always reading ASUU Strike News almost every day to know what is the fate of their academic pursuits.


But as we do our part by providing you with ASUU Strike News Updates, do your own part by studying and also learning other skills outside of the four walls of a classroom.


From credible news sources, ASUU is willing to suspend the strike as long as the Federal Government begins to fulfil their demands. However, ASUU news for today June 2022, has it that ASUU Strike has not yet been called off.


When Will ASUU Call Off Strike


Date when ASUU will call off strike is on July 2022. The current extension of the strike means that the next time they will enter meeting with FG will be next month.

But you should always do your best to stay updated on the Latest ASUU Strike news so that on daily basis you won’t miss out on important updates. We usually published a lot of news reports about ASUU Negotiations with the Federal Government so ensure you bookmark this page so you can get steady news.

ASUU Latest News Today


In Latest news about ASUU Strike today, the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has decided to continue with the strike until the come to an agreement with the Federal Government.


So that is it for today, if you want to always remain abreast with all the news on ASUU, then do well to check back daily because we will be publishing fresh updates on this page.


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