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|Re: Latest News On ASUP Strike by ifeanyi83(m): 3:47am On Jan 22|
And also the implementation of the recommendation to convert some federal polythechnics (Yabatech, Kadpoly e.t.c) to universities of technology. Heard that news since 2002.
|Re: Latest News On ASUP Strike by stinggy(m): 4:24am On Jan 22|
|Re: Latest News On ASUP Strike by ahmadliman056(m): 5:29am On Jan 22|
cool story bro lol
Alenkakent: I don't care...
|Re: Latest News On ASUP Strike by 9jahub.com(m): 6:32am On Jan 22|
it is well wit asup student..just like it was with ASUU student
|Re: Latest News On ASUP Strike by ajayitp04(m): 6:35am On Jan 22|
ebenice: Poly and wahala why them ma start wetin they no fit finish. They be ASUU ni? Abi what were they even striking for in the first place,.Be reasonable for 1s.
|Re: Latest News On ASUP Strike by Ajiswaggs(m): 6:36am On Jan 22|
Dis space is nt 4 sale, beware of 419.
Brb, i wan wiwi 4 toilet
|Re: Latest News On ASUP Strike by Lennylinconlee: 6:54am On Jan 22|
But most polytechnic are on session.....are they not following or under ASUP?
|Re: Latest News On ASUP Strike by idakwojimathias(m): 6:56am On Jan 22|
Poly and wahala why them ma start wetin they no fit
finish. They be ASUU ni? Abi what were they even striking for in the
|Re: Latest News On ASUP Strike by S.mone(m): 6:56am On Jan 22|
ebenice: Poly and wahala why them ma start wetin they no fit finish. They be ASUU ni? Abi what were they even striking for in the first place,.Google search.
|Re: Latest News On ASUP Strike by Hakym10(m): 6:57am On Jan 22|
Abeg wen Yabatech ND freshers go resume
|Re: Latest News On ASUP Strike by benswagtt(m): 7:06am On Jan 22|
2nd 2 comment. Whusssaaaaa!
|Re: Latest News On ASUP Strike by ezeonline2(m): 7:35am On Jan 22|
Na wa oo.... This. Is a serious poo. I hope they call it off soon oo
|Re: Latest News On ASUP Strike by showby: 7:59am On Jan 22|
|Re: Latest News On ASUP Strike by Nobody: 8:02am On Jan 22|
9ja ona no go kill me.
|Re: Latest News On ASUP Strike by mad nigerian(m): 8:17am On Jan 22|
So how did we get here?
You see, the problem is that the Governemnt runs too many schools.....and has not increased education funding to cater for the schools.
Plus, a lot of the money spent on education goes into keeping school fees low.
So, basically the solutions are either the Gofment privatisies all polythechnics or increases funding.
The governemnt should not have gone on the takeover spree that it did back in the 70's.
|Re: Latest News On ASUP Strike by Shollyps(m): 8:44am On Jan 22|
Who cares...*runs out of d thread*
|Re: Latest News On ASUP Strike by reedonne: 8:45am On Jan 22|
mad nigerian: So how did we get here?U re considerring people who are not rich enough to pay for the school fees if we are that rich u will have seen everybody trying to go to private university.
|Re: Latest News On ASUP Strike by zebra: 9:17am On Jan 22|
It seems ASUP are concerned more about their allowances and other monetary benefits than the removal of discrimination against HND holders.
|Re: Latest News On ASUP Strike by savio07(m): 9:31am On Jan 22|
oshobugie22: Waec,neco,nabteb,jamb expo at your door stepif u subscribe for dis poo u r OYO. Dunt cum n cry on NL.
|Re: Latest News On ASUP Strike by clnzo: 9:40am On Jan 22|
Alenkakent: I don't care...u no shame, no b uni he graduate from
|Re: Latest News On ASUP Strike by clnzo: 9:43am On Jan 22|
So dey wona make Bsc and HND d same abi in labour market Dreams!!! Laughing in tongues!!
|Re: Latest News On ASUP Strike by mad nigerian(m): 10:06am On Jan 22|
That's the problem......there are too may schools under Government control and since government is refusing to increase funding for education overall, and since most funding for education goes to keeping fees low it is either governemnt increases funding (cue pro-government supporters chanting that there isn't enough money)..or increases school fees.
|Re: Latest News On ASUP Strike by ebenice(m): 10:17am On Jan 22|
Strike,boko aram, bad road,PDP, looter's,kidnapas..=Thinking of leaving Nigeria..=then remember there worst things than that outside naija .lyk gay rights and strange th.ngs lyk not able to freely beat ur own kids wen they misbehave, and bad tings lyk racism, and silly things lyk d fainting for a celebrity afta hours of standing in the sun 4 mere signature .called autograph, and no funy people lyk basket mouth,gordons, a.y,ali baba,seyi law nt even bin gbagbo. And detextable tins lyk marrying animals, and anoyin tins lyk rock music no high life. And the list go on and on. Then got to realize that no place lyk home. Running away is not an option but facing ur worst fear. =Sighs= sorry for derailing thread just wana let us knw other country are facing their's as much as us too even if this striking is becoming anoying and frustrating
|Re: Latest News On ASUP Strike by flyingdove2014: 10:32am On Jan 22|
Nigeria have a reaLly long way to go I wonder when our so called leaders will knw their responsibilities. Its so sad I weep for nigeria kindly follow me on twitter @flyingdove2014
|Re: Latest News On ASUP Strike by adexdon: 10:43am On Jan 22|
Fake country,Fake leader,fake pple
|Re: Latest News On ASUP Strike by emmaken97: 10:53am On Jan 22|
thank God sha that they are begining to do something as regards this strike. they is hope
|Re: Latest News On ASUP Strike by Kennyfancy: 12:13pm On Jan 22|
fidinwala: the minister of education is a thug followed by the President.U GO QUICK DIE BECOS U NOR GET SENSE
|Re: Latest News On ASUP Strike by Kennyfancy: 12:19pm On Jan 22|
fidinwala: the minister of education is a thug followed by the President.
|Re: Latest News On ASUP Strike by omusiliyu(m): 12:35pm On Jan 22|
Wike is wicked
|Re: Latest News On ASUP Strike by ekenzify(m): 12:40pm On Jan 22|
Striking lecturers under the aegis of
Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics
(ASUP) have gotten assurance from
Federal Government to pay N20.4 billion
salary arrears owed the lecturers.
The information came to the fore on
Tuesday, in Abuja when the Supervising
Minister of Education, Nyesom Wike,
held a joint meeting with executive
members of ASUP and the National
Association of Polytechnic Students
He however said as soon as modalities
for the payment are agreed upon
between both parties, the payment will
He said the CONTISS salary structure
being agitated for by the union had been
approved and also included in the 2014
He said the CONTISS issue had brought
the resolution of three out of four of the
demands being made by the lecturers.
Wike at the meeting noted that the only
outstanding issue yet to be resolved was
the release of the white papers of
visitation panel to the polytechnics.
He however said delay in the release of
the white papers was not peculiar to the
polytechnics sector, adding that
government was working on it.
It will be recalled that the union and
government had met in 2013 at the
commencement of the strike where ASUP
tabled 13 demands to the Federal
Both parties, however agreed on tackling
four out of the 13 demands that could be
resolved in the short term.
Some of the demands raised by the
union include setting up a Needs
Assessment Committee for the
polytechnics, implementation of the
CONTISS salary structure, constitution of
governing councils for the schools and
the release of the white paper.
Wike said government did not at any
time say there were no funds for the
Needs Assessment Committee to begin its
work, but the delay was due to the
He advised the union to state the facts
especially when addressing the public as
government was making concerted
efforts to strengthen its educational
system at all levels.
Wike noted that the aim of Tuesday’s
meeting was to identify grey areas that
could be addressed for all to move
He therefore appealed to the union to
call off the industrial action in the
interest of the country and the future of
Earlier, the National President of ASUP,
Chibuzo Asomugha, said the union was
not on strike for its own selfish interest.
Asomugha said the lecturers were
fighting to strengthen the polytechnics,
improve on the quality of students and
give them the place they deserved.
At the meeting also, National President of
NAPS, Ogbonnaya Sunday, alleged that
the striking lecturers were not fighting
for the welfare of students, especially the
issue of dichotomy between the
university and polytechnic.
Sunday, who said the students had
resolved to “tow the path of peace and
dialogue, appealed to government to
ensure a speedy resolution of all
He said, “when two elephants fight, the
grass suffers” as students were at the
receiving end of the strike because many
had taken to crime and other vices for
lack of gainful engagement.
|Re: Latest News On ASUP Strike by makazona(m): 5:47pm On Jan 22|
i bet the uni students are enjoyin d ASUP strike.no wonder dy are silent on this matter....mtcheeeeeeeeeew
Proud to be a Poly graduate
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