Nigeria's university strike
Nigeria's university strikeTwitter users joined our #ASUUchat to discuss what's behind the ongoing strike.
Bayero University of Kana in Nigeria. Photo by Flickr user Michael Gallagher [Creative Commons]
Nigeria’s Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has been on strike since July, bringing classes in 60 universities to a halt. This is just the latest round – the country’s public universities have missed three and a half years of academic sessions in the last 15 years.
Our community in Nigeria asked us to cover this story, so we held a Twitter chat to discuss what's behind the country’s current university strike, how it's affecting students, and how it can be resolved.
Here are some highlights from the #ASUUchat: