The House of Representatives Committee on Tertiary Education and Services last Wednesday held public hearing on nine proposed tertiary institutions. In his opening remarks, the Chairman of the Committee, Hon. Aminu Suleiman Goro said the public hearing was also to consider amendments to Acts of six federal universities.
The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) called off its over one-month old strike on Monday,18th September,2017 after reaching an agreement with the Federal Government.
The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) embarked on an indefinite strike accusing the Federal Government of failure to redeem the terms of agreement signed in 2009. The strike commenced on Sunday, August 13th 2017 following an emergency National Executive Council meeting of the union in Abuja.