The Academic Staff Union of Universities has extended its ongoing strike action by another eight weeks.
The union had a month ago declared a 30 days strike action in the first instance in its face-off with the Federal Government.
The renewal of the strike action was announced by the Union on its Twitter handle in the early hours of Monday (today).
It tweeted: “BREAKING NEWS: ASUU extends the strike action by 8 weeks.
“Stay tuned for more details.
The renewal of the strike action followed a meeting on Sunday by the leadership of the union.
The meeting was held in Abuja.