Education minister, ASUP meet to avert planned strike
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.
HND graduates to sue ARCON, others over discrimination
Sequel to non-resolution of some critical issues affecting their profession, Higher National Diploma (HND) graduates of architecture are to sue Architects Registration Council of Nigeria (ARCON) for alleged discriminatory policies. Others to be joined in the new suit include Nigeria Institute of Architects (NIA), National Board for Technical Education (NBTE) and other relevant authorities in Nigeria. The…
Industrial disputes still the sing-song for tertiary institutions
Nigerian tertiary institutions have had their share of industrial disputes this year, beginning with a double strike action in January by the Academic Staff Union of Universities...
ASUP condemns suspension of members in Bida poly
The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP), has condemned the suspension of 10 members of the union by the management of Federal Polytechnic, Bida.
Rector urges frequent discourse on security
To help tackle the security challenges confronting the country, Rector, Yaba College of Technology (YABATECH), Obafemi Omokungbe has urged members of the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP) in the college to routinely conduct international conferences on security.
Poly lecturers urge sacking of council chairman for alleged misconduct
Lecturers at the Ondo State-owned Rufus Giwa Polytechnic, Owo (RUGIPO), under the auspices of the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnic (ASUP), have demanded urgent removal of the Chairman of Governing Council, Mr. Banji Alabi, to save the institution from total collapse.
Gunmen kidnap ASUP chair, four others in Oyo
The Chairman of Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP), Oyo State College of Agriculture and Technology, Igbo-Ora chapter, Mr. Opadijo Olujide...
Lecturers give Okorocha ultimatum over poly relocation, pay, others
The Imo Polytechnic chapter of the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnic (ASUP) has given Governor Rochas Okorocha seven to 14 days to relocate the Ehime Mbano council area-based institution to its original site of Umuagwo...
How N20,000 condolence purse made me suspect, by IMT rector
Rector of the Institute of Management and Technology (IMT), Enugu, Prof. Austin Nweze, has revealed how he became a crime suspect over a N20,000 condolence purse he got from the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP) during his mother's burial. Following the recent dismissal of five IMT lecturers, he told The Guardian that the Economic…