The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) on Sunday August 13 th , 2017 commenced an indefinite strike across
the nation .
Biodun Ogunyemi, ASUU President , said the lecturers took the
decision to declare the strike after deliberations at its National
Executive Council ( NEC) meeting held at the University of Abuja during the weekend .
ASUU listed the outstanding issues with the Federal
Government to include : payment of fractions /non- payment of
salaries; non- payment of earned academic allowances, non-
release of operational license of NUPEMCO ; non implementation of the provisions of the 2014 pension reform act with respect to retired professors and their salaries, removal of universities staff schools from funding by government and funds for the revitalisation of public universities.