Nigeria, April 6 -- The Polytechnic in Ibadan, Oyo State capital, has been shut by lecturers as the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP) began the enforcement of its indefinite strike on Tuesday.

Students of the tertiary institutions told our correspondent that the leadership of the union stormed the institution gate and have prevented vehicular movement.

The development is a result of a declaration of industrial action by Anderson Ezeibe, national president of the union.

He announced this at a press briefing in Abuja, saying members of the union have agreed to shut all the Nigerian Polytechnics and monotechnics until their demands are met.

"Today, therefore, marks Day 1 of the execution of the resolutions of our union as alrea...