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Universities That Are Under ASUU In Nigeria 2023/2024

Universities That Are Under ASUU
Schools Under ASUU

Universities That Are Under ASUU: What Are The State And Federal Universities Under ASUU?, Schools Under ASUU?, Schools not Under ASUU?

One trend literally all students who either are in or aspiring to further in any tertiary Institution in Nigeria are familiar with is Strike, In fact, Strike is not just prevalent in Universities, Polytechnics also go on strike.

Universities That Are Under ASUU
Schools Under ASUU

The continuous strikes embarked on by Universities results in prolonged student duration of study

So you find a student who was admitted to study a four years course like Pure and applied Chemistry, finally spending Six (6) to Seven (7) years.

This prolong stay is not of any joy to the student.

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For this reason, most student would love to study in Schools where they would enjoy uninterrupted study duration (that is, you spend five (5) years studying a five years course and not Six (6)), and this is only achievable if your School is not under the body that enforces this Strike, this body is popularly known as ASUU.

Unfortunately, Universities that are under ASUU are far more than those not under ASUU this is of course exempting private Universities.

In this article I will be providing you with a complete list of Universities that are Under ASUU, this is to guide you in making your decision as to what school you would want to further your study in.

Also, each time there is a rumor of strike lurking around, a lot of student may not be so sure whether their school will participate in the strike or not.

Well, if you see the name of your University in this list of Universities that are under ASUU then know for a fact that your school will definitely be embarking on the strike action.

But before I grace you with this list, lets first understand what ASUU is all about and what they fight for.

What Is ASUU?

What is ASUU
ASUU meeting to Discuss Strike Action

ASUU is an acronym for Academic Staff Union of Universities, and as the name implies it is a body for all academic staff in the University, so you will observe that each University have more like a local Union of Academic Staff (We call this, University’s Chapter of ASUU), and this is when you here them say UNIBEN ASUU, or UI ASUU, that is University of Benin Academic Staff Union or University of Ibadan Academic Staff Union.

All these various chapters can go on strike independently, but they all come together to form the National Body – ASUU, which is currently headed by their Chairman ‘Professor Osodeke’. This body was founded in the year 1978.

As a Union, they fight for their welfare, such as payment of salaries and allowances to Staff, and the only way they achieve this is by embarking on Strikes.

Haven Understood the role ASUU plays in Universities, let me now take you through the list of Universities that are Under ASUU.

Universities That Are Under ASUU

You will observe during your perusal of this list that, no Private University was part of it, this is because Private Universities are not Under ASUU and as such cannot be added to the list of Universities that are Under ASUU. Here is the list.

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List Of Federal Universities Under ASUU

  1. Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University
  2. Ahmadu Bello University
  3. Bayero University
  4. Federal University Gashua
  5. Federal University Of Agriculture
  6. Federal University Of Petroleum Resources
  7. Federal University Of Technology
  8. Federal University Of Technology, Minna
  9. Federal University Of Technology, Owerri
  10. Federal University, Birnin
  11. Federal University, Dutse
  12. Federal University, Dutsin-ma
  13. Federal University, Gusau
  14. Federal University, Kashere
  15. Federal University, Lafia
  16. Federal University, Lokoja
  17. Federal University, Ndifu-alike
  18. Federal University, Otuoke
  19. Federal University, Oye-ekiti
  20. Federal University, Wukari
  21. Michael Okpara University Of Agricultural
  22. Modibbo Adama University Of Technology
  23. National Open University Of Nigeria (NOUN)
  24. Nigeria Police Academy Wudil
  25. Nigerian Army University Biu
  26. Nigerian Defence Academy Kaduna
  27. Nigerian Maritime University
  28. Nnamdi Azikiwe Unizik (UNIZIK)
  29. Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU)
  30. University Of Abuja
  31. University Of Agriculture
  32. University Of Benin (UNIBEN)
  33. University Of Calabar (Unical)
  34. University Of Health Technology
  35. University Of Ibadan (UI)
  36. University Of Ilorin (UNILORIN)
  37. University Of JOS (UNIJOS)
  38. University Of Lagos
  39. University Of Maiduguri
  40. University Of Nigeria
  41. University Of Port-Harcourt
  42. University Of Uyo
  43. Usumanu Danfodiyo University

State Universities are also Under ASUU, state Universities that are under ASUU includes…

List Of State Universities Under ASUU

  1. Abia State University, Uturu
  2. Adamawa State University Mubi
  3. Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba
  4. Akwa Ibom State University of Technology, Uyo
  5. Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma
  6. Anambra State University of Science & Technology, Uli
  7. Bauchi State University, Gadau
  8. Benue State University, Makurdi
  9. Bukar Abba Ibrahim University, Damaturu
  10. Cross River State University of Science &Technology, Calabar
  11. Delta State University Abraka
  12. Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki
  13. Ekiti State University
  14. Enugu State University of Science and Technology, Enugu
  15. Gombe State Univeristy, Gombe Professor Abdullahi Mahadi
  16. Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University, Lapai
  17. Ignatius Ajuru University of Education,Rumuolumeni
  18. Imo State University, Owerri
  19. Kaduna State University, Kaduna
  20. Kano University of Science & Technology, Wudil
  21. Kebbi State University, Kebbi
  22. Kogi State University Anyigba
  23. Kwara State University, Ilorin
  24. Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso
  25. Lagos State University Ojo, Lagos
  26. Nasarawa State University, Keffi
  27. Niger Delta Unversity, Yenagoa
  28. Northwest University, Kano
  29. Olabisi Onabanjo University Ago-Iwoye
  30. Ondo State University of Science & Technology, Okitipupa
  31. Osun State University, Oshogbo
  32. Plateau State University, Bokkos
  33. Rivers State University of Science & Technology
  34. Sokoto State University, Sokoto
  35. Tai Solarin Univ. of Education, Ijebu-Ode
  36. Taraba State University, Jalingo
  37. Technical University, Ibadan
  38. Umaru Musa Yar’Adua University, Katsina.

Both Federal and State Universities make up the complete list of universities under ASUU

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Frequently Asked Question FAQ

When Is ASUU Strike called Off?

There is no specific time for strikes to be called of, but one thing is certain, when the purpose of the strike is achieved the strike will be called off.


Yes, University of Lagos is under ASUU and as such would embark on strike anytime the call for strike comes Up


Yes, University of Benin is under ASUU and as such would embark on strike anytime the call for strike comes Up

Is River State University Under ASUU?

Yes, Rivers State University (RVSU or RSU), formerly known as Rivers State University of Science and Technology is Under ASUU and would also embark on strike when there is a call for strike by ASUU

Is Abia State University Under ASUU?

YES, Abia State University is also under ASUU and as such would also embark on strike when ASUU call for strike

Is Unilorin Under ASUU?

Yes, although it was until recently (2019) University of Ilorin rejoined ASUU.

Is Delta State University, DELSU under ASUU?

No, Delta State University is not Under ASUU.

Are Polytechnics Under ASUU?

No, polytechnics are not under ASUU they are under a different body called ASUP.

So each time there is a call for strike by ASUU, Polytechnics do not Join them, the only time Polytechnics go on strike is when it is coming from her National Body, ASUP (Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics

Which Federal University is Not Under ASUU?

Currently, all federal Universities in Nigeria are under ASUU

Are State Universities Under ASUU?

Yes, all state Universities excepting DELSU (Delta State University) are under ASUU

Why Do ASUU Always Go On Strike?

The federal government and ASUU reached an agreement in 1999, and up till now ASUU claim that this agreement has not been responded to duly by the Government. For this reason we have been having series of strikes here and there up till this day.

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  1. Why can’t the government fulfill there promises since 1999 till date we still keep having issue of strike how can we individual stop the cause of the strike

  2. Be sure of your Facts and stop spreading false news…….RSU is not under ASUU……haba for how many years now 🙄and you’re aren’t still updated

  3. Stop spreading false information please. Air Force Institute of Technology isn’t under ASUU. Be sure of your facts before publishing things like this.


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