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.
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?
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
- Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University
- Ahmadu Bello University
- Bayero University
- Federal University Gashua
- Federal University Of Agriculture
- Federal University Of Petroleum Resources
- Federal University Of Technology
- Federal University Of Technology, Minna
- Federal University Of Technology, Owerri
- Federal University, Birnin
- Federal University, Dutse
- Federal University, Dutsin-ma
- Federal University, Gusau
- Federal University, Kashere
- Federal University, Lafia
- Federal University, Lokoja
- Federal University, Ndifu-alike
- Federal University, Otuoke
- Federal University, Oye-ekiti
- Federal University, Wukari
- Michael Okpara University Of Agricultural
- Modibbo Adama University Of Technology
- National Open University Of Nigeria (NOUN)
- Nigeria Police Academy Wudil
- Nigerian Army University Biu
- Nigerian Defence Academy Kaduna
- Nigerian Maritime University
- Nnamdi Azikiwe Unizik (UNIZIK)
- Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU)
- University Of Abuja
- University Of Agriculture
- University Of Benin (UNIBEN)
- University Of Calabar (Unical)
- University Of Health Technology
- University Of Ibadan (UI)
- University Of Ilorin (UNILORIN)
- University Of JOS (UNIJOS)
- University Of Lagos
- University Of Maiduguri
- University Of Nigeria
- University Of Port-Harcourt
- University Of Uyo
- Usumanu Danfodiyo University
State Universities are also Under ASUU, state Universities that are under ASUU includes…
List Of State Universities Under ASUU
- Abia State University, Uturu
- Adamawa State University Mubi
- Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba
- Akwa Ibom State University of Technology, Uyo
- Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma
- Anambra State University of Science & Technology, Uli
- Bauchi State University, Gadau
- Benue State University, Makurdi
- Bukar Abba Ibrahim University, Damaturu
- Cross River State University of Science &Technology, Calabar
- Delta State University Abraka
- Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki
- Ekiti State University
- Enugu State University of Science and Technology, Enugu
- Gombe State Univeristy, Gombe Professor Abdullahi Mahadi
- Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University, Lapai
- Ignatius Ajuru University of Education,Rumuolumeni
- Imo State University, Owerri
- Kaduna State University, Kaduna
- Kano University of Science & Technology, Wudil
- Kebbi State University, Kebbi
- Kogi State University Anyigba
- Kwara State University, Ilorin
- Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso
- Lagos State University Ojo, Lagos
- Nasarawa State University, Keffi
- Niger Delta Unversity, Yenagoa
- Northwest University, Kano
- Olabisi Onabanjo University Ago-Iwoye
- Ondo State University of Science & Technology, Okitipupa
- Osun State University, Oshogbo
- Plateau State University, Bokkos
Rivers State University of Science & Technology
- Sokoto State University, Sokoto
- Tai Solarin Univ. of Education, Ijebu-Ode
- Taraba State University, Jalingo
- Technical University, Ibadan
- Umaru Musa Yar’Adua University, Katsina.
Both Federal and State Universities make up the complete list of universities under ASUU
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.
Is UNILAG Under ASUU?
Yes, University of Lagos is under ASUU and as such would embark on strike anytime the call for strike comes Up
Is UNIBEN Under ASUU?
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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