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Breaking News: ASUU Suspends Strike After 5 Months



ASUU Strike - December 2013 - BellaNaija

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has officially suspended its over five months strike, effective today Tuesday 17th December 2013.

Channels TV reports that the union has decided to suspend the strike after a marathon meeting held in Minna, Niger on Monday.

ASUU Chairman, University of Lagos Chapter Dr. Karo Ogbinaka stated “We expect the students to resume and expect their members to go back to class immediately after the congress meeting and we expect the government to keep to the terms of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU)”

He also revealed that the union and the government would hold meetings in 2014 to look at gray areas that may arise and come to a common ground.


  1. Joe

    December 17, 2013 at 2:47 pm

    This is good news..but all my 9ja friends here in cameroon will now go back the likes of Obina,Ebuka and Omenegu…all d same its god the strike is over

  2. Luv .O.

    December 17, 2013 at 2:52 pm

    Finally Finally

  3. chocolate

    December 17, 2013 at 2:55 pm


  4. Deedee

    December 17, 2013 at 3:12 pm

    About time…..

  5. Vanessa

    December 17, 2013 at 3:14 pm

    I hope they remember their Matric numbers.


    December 17, 2013 at 3:24 pm

    Government are very stupid, since they know that they will sign the agreement why delaying.

  7. Godsluv22

    December 17, 2013 at 3:38 pm

    Abi ohhh why the delay…Naija needs improvement ASAP….We will see how long this will last….Smh 🙁

  8. ada

    December 17, 2013 at 3:42 pm

    (On my Knees)Thank you Lord,its a wonder am not yet in a psych ward,my siblings can now shift so i can gain my sanity back.Oya o,Mek una begin dey pack,ASUU don call una back

  9. Bide

    December 17, 2013 at 3:46 pm

    Lobatan oo…My naija people be strong,This too shall pass..

  10. Bide

    December 17, 2013 at 3:47 pm

    After 5 month??…It is well


    December 17, 2013 at 3:50 pm



    December 17, 2013 at 3:51 pm


  13. Pade

    December 17, 2013 at 4:05 pm

    Now I can finish my masters programme of 5years

  14. adeola latifat

    December 17, 2013 at 4:30 pm

    what shall we say on to the lord.all we have to say is to thank him.

  15. G-man

    December 17, 2013 at 6:16 pm

    It’s gud to be back in school, hope the classrooms will now be condusive! Kudos to G.E.J

  16. DJ

    December 17, 2013 at 7:41 pm

    Lol @ ada. Make your siblings no see dis your comment o. @ ASUU una nor for call off na…mtchewww

  17. promise Christian

    December 17, 2013 at 8:07 pm

    Thankz 2 jaah…[email protected] last,d strike as been call off

  18. sparkle

    December 17, 2013 at 8:57 pm

    It is is over

  19. Godswill

    December 18, 2013 at 6:47 am

    All glory 2 God;after 5months of dis asuu strike…

  20. josscole

    December 18, 2013 at 9:35 am

    Life goes on!as we back to school.

  21. Abia Joseph Henshaw

    December 18, 2013 at 11:22 am

    Wel, i tnk God 4 d strike being called off. Jst dt nigerians shuld comprehend their leaders. I wish al of u academics success.

  22. HENRY

    December 18, 2013 at 11:48 am

    who the hell are they ordering back to class immediately…ASUU UNA FADA YASH THERE……FUCK U ALL

  23. Rasak

    December 18, 2013 at 12:04 pm

    Thanks to Almighty God, Asuu and Fg.. Fellow Nigerian students, going to schl now is just like wasting your time bcos Xmas is at the corner. So, eat better food at home now til early January…and when u get to campus, continue your concortions.. ONE NIGERIA!!!

  24. Fada

    December 18, 2013 at 1:12 pm

    Hope Jonathan and his Team will stand by the agreement.
    Some ladies may need to suspend the semester/session due to
    pregnancy while some very few will not resume with their colleagues
    due to untimely death via vehicle accidents (bad Naija roads),
    sickness etal. University Lecturers will now smile all the way to
    Banksssssssssssssssssssss ooooooooooooooo. Congrats jare. But
    remember your family members & loved ones wey support u
    while the tough time dey ground oooo

  25. victor

    December 18, 2013 at 1:43 pm

    Thank u lord

  26. temtem

    December 18, 2013 at 9:45 pm

    This is a SHAME!!!!!! Poor naija youths

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