Three weeks running and still counting, stakeholders have lamented the ongoing strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, over the failure of the Federal Government to implement the agreement it entered with it. While some stakeholders are in full support of the strike, many want ASUU to seek alternatives in driving home their demands. On the other hand, students whose education has been disrupted as a result are calling on the Federal Government and ASUU to settle whatever needed to be settled and call off the strike.
Human rights lawyer, Femi Falana (SAN), has said the ‘no work, no pay’ policy by the Federal Government, is not applicable to members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), who are currently on strike.
The Federal Government has pleaded with the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) to make a sacrifice and suspend its ongoing industrial action so that students won’t be used for political thuggery.
The Lagos State Polytechnic, LASPOTECH, Ikorodu has acquired licence to operate a radio station with Frequency Modular (FM) 101.9.
The Nasarawa State Governor, Umaru Al-Makura, on Friday approved the dismissal of the Rector of Nasarawa State Polytechnic, Dr Silas Gyar.
Some parents and students in Abuja, on Tuesday, urged the Federal Government to speedily intervene and resolve the ongoing strike by the Academic Staff Union of University (ASUU).
A total of 11,681 graduates would be released at the convocation of the University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN) coming up on Friday.