The Federal Government's call for a reconciliation meeting was rejected by the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC).
Simon Lalong, the minister of labor and employment, called the impromptu reconciliation meeting.
A two-day warning strike was to be avoided, which was the goal of the meeting.
A two-day warning strike by the NLC was set to start on Tuesday.
The Trade Union Congress (TUC), which is led by Festus Osifo, was reported to have attended the meeting.