BREAKING: ASUP Strike Suspended; Poly Resumes Tuesday

The lecturers had been on strike since October. The Academic Staff union of Polytechnics, ASUP, has suspended its 10-month-old strike. The strike, which started in October, was suspended on Saturday morning at the National Executive Council, NEC, meeting of the union held in Abuja. The National Publicity Secretary of ASUP, Clement Chirman, … [Read more...]

ASUP Strike: Union To Meet This Week To Decide Call-Off – ASUP

Zone D Chairman, of the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP) Mr. Anderson Ezeibe has advised students to get ready to go back to school as the strike action that kept them at home for close to one year is about to be called off. He mentioned that the intervention of the National Assembly on the issue is yielding a promising … [Read more...]

ASUP STRIKE 2014: The Journey So Far!!

A source from the Federal Ministry of Education reveals that the protracted strike embarked upon by ASUP will likely be called off soon. According to the source this will depend on the outcome of the following schedules: Monday 26th of May-White paper NEEDS for Assessment and HND/BSC report would be concluded,submitted from the office of the … [Read more...]

ASUP STRIKE: Police Fires Tear-Gas On Protesting Students, Lecturers

The latest report we have on the ongoing protest by ASUP at the federal secretariat, Abuja, says the protest has been disrupted by police with tear-gas and water aimed at protesters - lecturers of Nigeria's higher institutions. The police is using tear-gas and water to stop the protest that is right now going on at the building of Federal … [Read more...]

ASUP Strike: Striking Lecturers Set To Protest Next Week

The President of the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP) Chibuzor Asomuga has said that the union will embark on a mass protest in Abuja next week. While expressing obvious frustration over the nonchalant attitude of the Federal Government concerning the prolonged strike, Mr. Asomugha said that at the last meeting of the union with a … [Read more...]

We’ll Call Off ASUP Strike Immediately If…- ASUP President

The President of the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP), Dr Chibuzor Asomugha, on Wednesday said they might call off the 10 months old strike immediately the union got a feedback on the renegotiated demands from the new committee led by the Minister of Labour, Chukwuemeka Wogu. The ASUP President disclosed that the Federal Government had … [Read more...]