Monday, 16 December 2013


The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, has called off its industrial action embarked on more than five months ago. The union met on Monday after the Federal Government deposited the sum of N200 billion into a special account with the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, as requested by ASUU. ASUU suspended the strike after members of its National Executive Council, NEC, met on Monday to discuss the payment of the N200 billion. President of ASUU, Nasir Faggae, told journalists that the union has agreed to end the strike. He then directed lecturers to return to classrooms as soon as possible. More details later.

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