“Nigerian universities academic activities set to resume on 15th March 2022, after one-month warning strike,” it reads. “According to ASUU chairman, it is a rolling strike! So let’s see how it goes.”
Some of the demands include the payment of both earned allowances and revitalisation funds to universities.
But is the message authentic? We checked.
‘Comprehensive and total’ strike
The national president of the union, Prof Emmanuel Osodeke, described the strike as “comprehensive and total”. This means all public universities have been shut down.
There have been no reports of Nigerian public universities reopening. The news would have been widely covered by credible media outlets.
Only Delta State University resumes
The university made the decision at its 183rd regular meeting on 16 March.
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