Latest: ASUU Agrees To Call Off Eight Months Strike
Breaking news as academic staff union of Universities has ASUU agrees to call off its eight-month long strike today after meeting with minister of labour and productivity.
The strike had crippled activities in public universities across Nigeria.
The union leadership reached the consensus during a meeting with the government team led by the Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige, in Abuja, on Friday, PUNCH reports.
The decision comes after the Nigerian Government agreed to pay the striking lecturers N70bn and would be exempting them from the Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System, which was one of ASUU’s major demands.