25 Dec 2018
Non-Academic staff unions and inter-university centres may begin an indefinite strike in the new year if the federal government fails to distribute the N8 billion it recently released to the university system.
17 Oct 2018
The relative peace currently prevailing in the country’s public university system appears to be under some serious threat. The frequency of strikes by the various unions...
2 Oct 2018
The Non-Academic Staff Union of Universities and Associated Institutions has urged the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) to lead the process of unification of the organised labour into one indivisible entity.
29 Sep 2018
There are strong indications that the labour movement and its allies will suspend the on-going strike action tomorrow. The Guardian exclusively gathered in Abuja yesterday that this follows an assurance by the Chief of Staff to the President, Abba Kyari...
2 Aug 2018
The universal idea of the university is to have a community of scholars who are free to pursue knowledge without undue interference from any sector. Expectedly, academic and non-academic members of staff should work closely with university administrators to achieve a common goal.
12 Jul 2018
The Federal Government of Nigeria says it is bent on ending strike in the country’s tertiary institutions. Head, Education Desk, IYABO LAWAL explores universities’ history of strikes, their angst and where the solutions possibly lie. “I have noted with great concern the incessant strikes by teachers and other university workers which most of the demands…
5 Jul 2018
Amidst the plethora of issues rocking Osun State University (UNIOSUN), Osogbo, which often disrupt the school’s academic calendar, vice chancellor of the institution, Prof. Labode Popoola...
29 Mar 2018
As the non-teaching staff unions of universities brought many of the institutions to their knees due to the crisis of earned allowance, Head, Education Desk, IYABO LAWAL and UJUNWA ATUEYI, examine how some of them remained open despite withdrawal of services by the striking workers and the possibility of exploring outsourced non-teaching staff as a…
15 Mar 2018
Members of the Non-Academic Staff Union of Universities (NASU) yesterday suspended the three months strike action embarked upon to protest the non-payment of their earned allowances and other sundry issues. The workers, under the umbrella of the Joint Action Committee (JAC) said they suspended the industrial action following the agreement reached with the Federal Government after…
14 Mar 2018
The non-academic staff unions in Nigerian universities Wednesday called off their three-month-old strike.
13 Mar 2018
The Federal Government says it will source for eight billion naira within five weeks to pay the Joint Action Committee (JAC) of the Non-Academic Staff Union of Nigerian Universities.
9 Mar 2018
The Joint Action Committee (JAC) of the non-teaching staff of Nigerian universities has urged the Federal Government to ensure full implementation of the 2009 agreement. Chairman, JAC, Mr. Samson Ugwoke, said this at a mega protest organised by the unions to express their grievances yesterday in Abuja. The unions operating under JAC comprise Non-Academic Staff…