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: Poly Students Gives FG 2 Weeks Ultimatum

Polytechnic Students under the umbrella of the National Association of Polytechnic Students has given the federal government two weeks to sort out issues with the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics and ensure that the strike is called off or face the wrath of Nigerian Students. This was made known on Tuesday in Abuja by the President of NAPS, … [Read more...]

ASUP Strike 2014: Strike Continues After NEC Meeting!

The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics, ASUP, concluded its National Executive Council meeting on Thursday morning and resolved to continue with its strike. The union’s National Publicity Secretary, Clement Chirman, told PREMIUM TIMES that the Federal Government was frustrating the union and prolonging the strike. He said government was yet … [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, COEASU Strikes To Be Called Off Soon- Union Leader

Supervising Minister of Education yesterday, slammed Council members of tertiary institutions, that they should stop localizing appointments of Vice-chancellors, Rectors and Provosts in their domain. Wike stated this while meeting with Heads of Federal Tertiary Institutions to discuss challenges facing Public higher institutions in Nigeria. On … [Read more...]

ASUP Strike: Akanu Ibiam Polytechnic Suspends Strike, Resumes 9th June

The Authorities of the Akanu Ibiam Federal Polytechnic Unwana, has announced that the Institution has decided to suspend the ongoing industrial strike action by the academic staff Union of Polytechnics, ASUP and that the polytechnic would resume to commence academic activities on the 9th of June, 2014. A statement released on the official … [Read more...]

ASUP Strike: Police Assault, Arrest Protesting YABATECH Students!!

About 50 students of the Yaba College of Technology, YABATECH who took to the streets to protest the ongoing strike by ASUP and the government’s insensitivity to it were beating up and arrested by the police. According to the report, even the buses that were carrying the protesting students were badly damaged. One Mr. Segun Akinpelu, a journalist … [Read more...]

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...]

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...]