The national industrial court of Nigeria (NICN) has ordered the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) to call off its ongoing nationwide strike reports The Cable.
ASUU has been on strike since February 14 to press home the demand for improved funding for universities, a review of salaries for lecturers, among other issues.
Several meetings between ASUU and the federal government have ended in a deadlock.
Consequently, the federal government went to court to challenge the strike.
The government through its counsel, James Igwe prayed the court for an interlocutory injunction restraining ASUU from taking further steps as regards the strike, pending the determination of the substantive suit.
Recalled that the leadership of the House of Representatives is to meet with President Muhammadu Buhari to present a new agreement reached with the members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU).
The Speaker of the House, Femi Gbajabiamila, announced this on Tuesday, after a meeting between the lawmakers, ASUU, and representatives of the federal government.
The tripartite meeting had in attendance the leadership of ASUU led by its President, Emmanuel Osodeke, the federal government represented by the Minister of State for Education, Goodluck Opiah, and the Lawmakers.