Students and Parents nation-wide in institutions affected by the Nation-wide ASUU Strike since March have been relived as the Academic Staff Union of University (ASUU) on Wednesday “conditionally” suspended its strike, ending a protracted industrial action that started since March 2020.

Restating when varsities are allowed to resume, students are to take note that the Federal government earlier on Tuesday revealed that Schools are only permitted to resume as from January 18th, 2021 as a result of the second wave of Covid-19 pandemic, it is also important to announce that the strike was only conditionally called of. In essence,  the Academic Staff Union of University (ASUU) would return to strike without notice if the government fails in meeting its part of the agreement reached with the university lecturers.

ASUU is not charged with the power to re-open schools, the National President, Ogunyemi noted that the reopening of the schools, considering the COVID-19 pandemic, lies with the Federal Government and Senate.


Professor Ogunyemi thanked students and their parents for their understanding throughout the nine-month period and said: “no amount of sacrifice would be too much to get the matter resolved as long as the government is consistent with its commitments.”


When will Universities in Nigeria re-open? 


Individual Varsities to announce Resumption Date

Students and parents are to expect individual varsities to fix and reschedule their Academic Calendar hence, words to that effect, schools resumption date may not be same. We will update the entire public of individual institutions resumption date accordingly as we await updates from Universities nation-wide.

Remember to follow this channel for more follow-up updates on Educational news, you can also check our weekly EDU Bulletin for updates on your particular institution.

Students nation-wide are advised to begin preparing for resumption.


  • Olarinde kolawole on December 23, 2020

    Glad tidings

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