Striking lecturers under the umbrella of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) on Friday reportedly agreed to call off their eight-month-old strike.
The decision was reached during a meeting in Abuja between the union and the federal government delegation led by the Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr. Chris Ngige.
The eight-hour meeting between the Federal Government and ASUU leaders was fruitful, the Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige disclosed after the meeting which ended on an amicable note.
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Based on agreements between the two parties, the government also promised to increase the total payment to the union to N70 billion.
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