ASUP Strike: Lecturers Says Wike is Gambling With Students Future

Striking members of Bauchi State chapter of Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics, ASUP, have accused the supervising Minister of Education, Chief Nyesom Wike, of gambling with the future of students in polytechnics in the country. According to them, Wike is only interested in his political ambition and has not shown enough commitment towards … [Read more...]

ASUP Strike Nears End As Lecturers/FG Reach Agreement!!

The Rector of Federal Polytechnic, Bauchi, Dr Shu’aibu Musa, has stated that the federal government and Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP) have agreed to shift grounds over the lingering industrial action embarked upon by the union. This he made known at the end of a meeting of the governing council of the institution in Bauchi. He said … [Read more...]

Poly Lecturers Set For April 29th National Protest If ASUP Strike Goes On!!

The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP), on Wednesday, said it had concluded all necessary arrangement to embark on a nationwide protest over what it described as government’s insensitivity to its lingering strike. The National President of the union, Dr Chibuzo Asomugha, told newsmen in Abuja that the protest would take place on April 29 … [Read more...]

Senior Staff Association Of Nigerian Polytechnic Set To Join Indefinite Strike

The crises rocking Nigerian Polytechnic System occasioned by the protracted industrial face-off between the Federal Government and the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnic (ASUP) has assumed new dimension with the Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Polytechnic threatening to proceed on an indefinite strike. The strike threat borders on if its … [Read more...]

Waziri Umaru Fed Poly Kebbi Pulls Out Of ASUP Strike

The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP), Waziri Umaru Federal Polytechnic, Birnin Kebbi, on Tuesday announced temporary suspension of its nine-months-old strike. Malam Kabiru Yunusa, the Chairman of the union said the suspension was to allow students complete the 2012/ 2013 academic session that was disrupted by the strike. He told the … [Read more...]

Poly Students, Others Protest Endless ASUP Strike

As the strike by the academic staff union of polytechnics continues, the members of the Education Right Campaign (ERC) and some students of the Yaba College of Technology yesterday embarked on a street protest against the 6-month ASUP strike. The students who disrupted traffic during the protest said it is obvious that the government is not … [Read more...]

ASUP Strike 2014: Polytechnic Students May Lose Full Session

The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics has warned that the nation’s public polytechnics may lose a full academic session due to the ongoing strike by its members. The warning is coming as the Chairmen of Governing Councils of Federal Polytechnics and the leadership of the union plan to meet this Friday with a view to seeking an end to the strike. … [Read more...]

ASUP Finally Decides To Call Off Strike After Cult Threats?

The academic staff union of polytechnic (ASUP) has finally announce the call off of her ongoing 10 months old strike action, as announced on a radio station in owerri. This report was received barely 2 days after the National President of the Union, and some other chapters of the Union received death threats from Cultists within their … [Read more...]

ASUP Strike 2013: Cultist Threatens Striking Lecturers

“Your death at this time will not be celebrated by your family. Your children will eventually blame you for dying for an idiotic race. On this note, the federation of Aye Neo-black men wishes to give you ultimatum of two days to call off the strike before we will ask for the head of your first child.” The National President of the Academic Staff … [Read more...]

YABATECH Finally Joins ASUP Strike?

Latest reports reaching us at the moment reveals that, the Yaba College of Technology, YABATECH, yesterday joined the over 9-months old strike of the Academic Union of Polytechnics in Nigeria. Although YABATECH remained adamant and reluctant to join, they finally did in solidarity to the striking Lecturers from other schools nationwide. Details … [Read more...]