The Monday, August 14, 2017 nationwide indefinite strike action embarked upon by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), to force the Federal Government to do its litany of biddings, represents another low in the checkered history of university education in the country.
Sowande: But for ASUU, public universities would be history
Our strike yields results, may be you can say it doesn’t yield 100 per cent of what we would have desired. We have found out that the only time government listens to us and is serious with us is when we go on strike, and don’t forget that ASUU does not desire going on strike.
Okebukola: We need minimum of 30% budgetary allocation
Our study of African university systems confirms that most African governments are tardy in responding to demands by staff unions and only hearken to the cries of the unions for improved resourcing and welfare issues after prolonged strikes.
Naira: Struggling to keep currency alive
Emefiele affirmed that while CBN has been dynamic in policy options to support the foreign exchange market, and fight the one-time soaring inflation to restore faltering prices and financial stability, the economic structure and outlook remain challenging.
Ekpo: Our economic structure still susceptible to external shocks
IMF and others are saying that we should float. This is not totally a good one. The CBN is fully aware that it will not work, and that is why it decided to be intervening in several ways.
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