Contrary to statement credited to the Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige that the striking non teaching staff in the universities were given timeline of Monday February 15, 2021, to call off the ongoing strike following the Memorandum of Understanding, MoU reached with the government, the workers have said that suspension of the strike on Monday would not be possible.
The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) yesterday gave conditions that must be satisfied before calling off its nine months old strike.
The Zamfara State Chapter of the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), is to embark on a one-week strike from Dec. 10. The Chairman of the NMA in the state, Dr Mannir Bature, made the announcement in Gusau on Monday while briefing newsmen, saying that the congress of the association resorted to the strike option.
The national leadership of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, has said it is still consulting on what its reply will be to the offers the Federal Government made for it to end its eight-month-old strike.
The resident doctors at Ondo State University of Medical Sciences Teaching Hospital Complex (UNIMEDTHC), Akure Annex, have began a warning strike to press home their grievances over four months’ salary arrears.
The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) on Thursday lamented that due to the Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System (IPPIS) introduced by the Federal Government, some university lecturers were losing up to 70 percent of their salaries while some professors received N8, 000 as monthly salaries for several months.