The struggle to end the disparity in certificates issued to university graduates and Higher National Diploma (HND) polytechnic graduates in the country has again taken the centre stage as the May 29 exit date of President Muhammadu Buhari draws near.
10 Nov 2022
Mr Anderson Ezeibe, the National President of the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP), has urged the Federal Government to empower polytechnics to award their bachelor of technology to end the BSc and Higher National Diploma (HND) dichotomy.
12 May 2022
Stakeholders have expressed concern over government’s resort to upgrading of polytechnics to universities, describing it as misplaced priority and unnecessary.
15 Jul 2021
The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP) has berated the Federal Government over the appointment of five inexperienced rectors in the newly established six federal polytechnics in the country.
8 May 2021
National President of Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP), Anderson Ezeibe has reaffirmed the union’s resolve to continue its indefinite strike until the Federal Government meets their demands.
7 May 2021
The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP) has vowed to continue its indefinite strike until the Federal Government meets its demands.
24 Apr 2021
President Muhammadu Buhari has tasked his Chief of Staff, Prof. Ibrahim Gambari, the Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr. Chris Ngige and other stakeholders to ensure the resolution of the disagreement ....
17 Apr 2021
The striking polytechnic teachers have vowed to sustain the current action while negotiations with the Federal Government continue.
19 Mar 2021
The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP), has threatened to embark on strike from April 6, over what it described as “unresolved issues with the Federal Government and some states.
14 Oct 2020
Minister of State for Education, Emeka Nwajiuba, yesterday, met with leadership of the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP) in a bid to avert another nationwide strike.