Nigerian university lecturers announce strike

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Nigerian Strike

The president of Nigeria’s Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has announced a one-month strike with immediate effect.

The president of Nigeria’s Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has announced a one-month strike with immediate effect.

The lecturers have grievances over pay and state funding of universities, amongst others.

The strike will be “comprehensive and total” Emmanuel Osodeke said in a press conference.

“We don’t like to see our students at home. We don’t want our academic calendars disrupted but our demands are not met,” Mr Osodeke is quoted as saying in local media.