ASUU may be forced to embark on nationwide strike

ASUU may be forced to embark on nationwide strike

Members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), have said they may be forced to embark on a nationwide strike, over what they described as dissatisfaction with the way their demands are being handled by the states and federal government. A statement signed by the president of AS, Professor Emmanuel Osodeke, said the decision […]

Israeli air strike destroys Iranian consulate in Syria

Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is to be discharged from hospital on Tuesday, his office said, on the second day after a hernia operation. Netanyahu went into hospital late on Sunday for the closely watched procedure as the nation’s war with Hamas in the Gaza Strip nears six months. The premier “is feeling very well […]

FG appeals to SSANU and NASU to call off strike

The Federal Government is however appealing to the Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU) and the Non-Academic Staff Union of Educational and Associated Institutions (NASU) to call off their seven-day warning strike.  The Minister of State, Labour, and Employment, Nkeiruka Onyejeocha, is calling on them to shelve the strike, having expressed her displeasure over […]

Kenyan doctors start seven-day strike

Doctors in Kenya have started a week-long strike over delays by the government to deploy medical interns. They are also complaining about the poor working conditions they say they have to work under. The Labour Court had earlier issued an order to halt the industrial action to make room for negotiations between the labour minister, […]

NARTO suspends its planned nationwide strike

The Nigerian Association of Road Transport Owners (NARTO) has suspended its planned nationwide strike. NARTO members had threatened to shut down all over the country beginning Monday over the high cost of automotive gas oil, also known as diesel, which is used to fuel their trucks for the movement of petroleum products across Nigeria. However, […]

Army Takes Responsibility For Air Strike In Kaduna

The Nigerian Army has taken responsibility for Sunday’s AIR STRIKE which killed many villagers and left several others injured at Tudun Biri village in Kaduna State. The Kaduna State Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan, had confirmed the development at the end of an emergency security meeting held yesterday. It was earlier […]

UK workers to go on strike

Amazon workers in the UK will go on strike on Black Friday – one of the busiest shopping days of the year – in a long-running dispute over pay.Members of the GMB union at the online giant’s site in Coventry will walk out, mounting a picket line outside the centre. Amazon said Friday’s industrial action […]

Doctors Begin Indefinite Strike In Lagos Over Colleague’s Death

The Nigerian Medical Association, Lagos State chapter, has directed all thedoctors working in the three government hospitals on the Lagos Island, to begin anindefinite strike over the death of its colleague, Dr Vwaere Diaso.The association said Diaso died on Tuesday at the General Hospital, Odan, Lagos,after she was trapped in a collapsed elevator for more […]