LAUTECH lecturers suspend strike

Lecturers at Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), Ogbomoso have suspended their eight months old strike. Dr Biodun Olaniran, Chairman, LAUTECH chapter of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), announced the suspension of the strike in a statement on Wednesday in Ogbomoso. ASUU said that the strike was suspended following the union’s congress held……

Kenyan doctors defy threat of jail, vow to continue strike

The seven-day strike action embarked upon by Kenyan doctors will continue according to doctors union until the government meet demands for better pay and even better working conditions. Reports say the strike by the aggrieved doctors which started on the 5th of December is going ahead despite a court ruling ordering the striking doctors to…

Breaking: NUPENG calls off warning strike

Senator Chris Ngige, Minister of Labour and Employment Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers, NUPENG,has called off its three-day warning strike. NUPENG called off its strike after a meeting with the Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr. Chris Ngige in Abuja on Wednesday. It was also gathered that the Petroleum and Natural Gas…

Magistrates, other judicial workers begin strike on Monday

federal-high-court Nasarawa workers under the aegis of the Judicial Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN), the Magistrates Association of Nigeria (MAN) and the Area Court Judges and Members Association of Nigeria (ANJUMAN) have threatened to embark on an indefinite strike from Jan. 9. The workers, including judges and magistrates, said the action became necessary to press…

Looming strike: Resident doctors urge FG to intervene

Members of the National Association of Resident Doctors protesting in Abuja, recently The National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) has urged the Federal Government to urgently intervene in the lingering crises in the health sector to avert an impending strike by doctors. NARD had issued a three-week strike notice that is expected to end on…

Arik Air passengers stranded nationwide

Arik Airlines Aviation unions on Tuesday shut down the operations of Arik Air, leaving hundreds of the airline’s passengers stranded across the country. The strike was embarked upon by the National Union of Air Transport Employees (NUATE), the Air Transport Senior Staff Services Association of Nigeria (ATSSSAN) and the National Association of Aircraft Pilots and…

Alleged salary deductions: FCE Pankshin NASU declares 3-day warning strike

The Non Academic Staff Union (NASU), Federal College of Education (FCE), Pankshin in Plateau State, on Friday embarked on a three-day warning strike over what it described as “undue salary deductions’’ by the college management. Chairman of the Union, Mr Jerry Dimlong, told journalists that, “What angered us most is that these deductions were done…

English teachers, lawyers on strike in Cameroon over imposition of French

A strike has been embarked upon by disgruntled teachers and lawyers in the English-speaking region of Cameroon after accusing government of imposing French in schools and court rooms in the Anglophone speaking part of the country. Before now, Anglophones in the country have long complained that they face discrimination as they are excluded from state…

Lufthansa pilots begin strike, 100,000 passengers affected

lufthansa-pilots Lufthansa pilots on Wednesday commenced a two-day strike to demand 22 per cent pay increase, the airline confirmed to newsmen. On Wednesday alone, 876 flights were expected to be cancelled, while emergency flight plan was still to be drawn up for Thursday’s annulled flights. The airline expected 100,000 passengers to be affected by the…

ASUU ends warning strike

ASUU President, Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi The Academic Staff Union of Universities on Tuesday said that it has ended its one week nationwide warning strike over the non-implementation of a 2009 agreement with the Federal Government. The President of ASUU, Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi, who said this in Abuja, urged lecturers to return to work. “We are…

Why ASUU is on strike

“For those who do not understand “Why ASUU is on strike” – Please read this and share widely….. 1. Less than 10% of the universities have Video Conferencing facility. 2. Less than 20% of the universities use Interactive Boards 3.More than 50% don’t use Public Address System in their lecture OVERCROWDED rooms/theatres. 4. Internet Services…

ASUU strike: Reconsider your stand – CAANU begs lecturers

The Conference of Alumni Association of Nigerian Universities, CAANU, has called on the National leadership of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, to reconsider it’s ongoing action in the interest of University education in the country. A statement issued by the National Chairman, CAANU, Dr Ahmed Tijjani Mora, on Thursday, said the conference was…