After about four hours of consultation, the meeting between President Goodluck Jonathan and striking members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities was suspended at about 6.15pm.
The break was to give members of both teams the opportunity to consult.
While Jonathan and members of his team retired into one of the ante-rooms inside the First Lady Conference Hall venue of the meeting, the union leaders held their consultation inside a white bus parked outside the premises.
The Toyota Hiace bus, marked Lagos BU 190 EPE, was the one used to convey them to the venue.
The break and consultation session were still ongoing as at 6.40pm.