ASUP calls off strike, directs members to start work immediately
Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP) has suspended its strike nationwide. The poly lecturers had embarked on industrial action two months ago over the Federal Government’s failure to implement agreements reached with the union in 2017. Addressing journalists at the end of its national executive council (NEC) emergency meeting yesterday in Abuja, the president, Usman…
ASUP suspends strike
The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP) has suspended the 2-month-old strike it embarked over the failure of the Federal Government to implement agreements reached with the union in 2017. Addressing journalists at the end of its emergency NEC meeting on Tuesday in Abuja, ASUP national president, Usman Dutse, directed members of the union to…
ASUP mulls legal action to address HND/BSc dichotomy
The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP) has hinted that it may challenge the dichotomy between holders of Higher National Diploma (HND) and their first-degree counterparts, in the appointment and promotion of civil servants, The Guardian leant that the Head of Service of the Federation, Mrs. Winifred Oyo-Ita, had issued the circular on March 26,…
Don’t allow anti-democratic forces use you to derail nation’s democracy, Northern leaders warn NLC
Northern leaders have urged the officials of the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) not to allow themselves to be used by anti-democratic forces in the country...
FG/ASUP meeting deadlocks, adjourns
Negotiations between the Federal Government and the Academic Staff of Union of Polytechnics (ASUP) on Monday in Abuja ended in a deadlock, as both parties agreed to adjourn the meeting until a later date.
Poly lecturers’ mull joining ASUU strike December 12
Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP) has announced plans to join her university counterparts for an indefinite strike. This is coming exactly one month after the Academic Staff Union of University (ASUU) commenced its ongoing indefinite strike. President of ASUP, Usman Dutse, in an exclusive interview with The Guardian yesterday, said the action followed due…
ASUP to down tools over non-implementation of pact
The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP) has indicated its readiness to embark on an indefinite strike action beginning from next week Tuesday, October 23, 2018, if its demands are not met.
ASUP boss urges NASS to expedite action on new polytechnic acts
In order to take polytechnics in Nigeria out of the woods and put on the ladder of efficiency to meet the market demands of quality technical graduates that can sustain the country’s industrial sector, the Vice Chairman of Academic Staff Union of Polytechnic (ASUP), Federal Polytechnic Mubi Chapter, Mallam Ahmed Abdulrasheed, has called on the…
Edo NUT protests against transfer of teachers’ salaries to councils
Primary school teachers in Edo State yesterday staged a peaceful demonstration at the state House of Assembly. They urged the house not to agree to the concession of payment of primary school teachers to local government areas.
ASUP gives Fed Govt 21-day strike notice
Usman Dutse said a meeting held on August 22, 2017 with the Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, who promised to address the challenges in the polytechnics within one month, had not materialized.