Nigeria Union of Teachers
Opposition, Obaseki’s camp trade tackles over NUT’s recognition
Despite commendations trailing Governor Godwin Obaseki’s recognition by the Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT) for his pragmatic approach to issues of basic education, his political rivals have cashed in on the development to renew their battle.
Libya returnees, group commend, back governor as PDP moves to reclaim Edo
Some Libya returnees in Edo State yesterday applauded Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki on the recent award bestowed on him as best performing governor in Nigeria by the Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT).
NUT gives Edo government three weeks to address teachers’ welfare
Edo State chapter of the Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT) has issued a three-week ultimatum to the state government to address its members’ poor conditions of service.
Kogi council workers reject part salary payment
The Joint Action Union (JAC) of local government workers in Kogi State has rejected the 25 and 30 per cent salary the state government paid its employees. The unions, which comprise the Nigeria Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE), Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT), Medical and Health Workers Union of Nigeria (MHWUN), Nigeria Union of…
Abia teachers suspend indefinite strike
Abia teachers, under the aegis of Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT) yesterday suspended their indefinite strike declared last Friday to press for the payment of their backlog of salaries. The state NLC Chairman, Uchenna Obigwe, confirmed that the NUT agreed to suspend the strike and gave the government two weeks to look into primary school…
‘Yahoo boys design fake degree certificates in Kebbi State’
Kebbi State Chairman of Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT), Issa A. Umar has said 80 per cent of fake degree certificates ‘graduates’ usually present for employment in the country are deigned by Yahoo Boys at Internet cafes. He disclosed this yesterday while fielding questions from newsmen at the recruitment centre for over 1, 000 teachers…
El-Rufai frustrating court order on sacked teachers, say NUT, NLC
The Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT), Kaduna State Chapter, has alleged plot to frustrate a court order stopping the sacking of teachers.The state Chairman of the NUT, Audu T. Amba, and the state Chairman of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Ango Adamu, disclosed this at a press conference in Kaduna.
Sacking 22,000 teachers will create chaos in educational system, says Hyat
Mr Hassan Hyat, former aviation minister and PDP Chairman in Kaduna State, has cautioned the Kaduna government against sacking 22,000 primary school teachers said to have failed a competence test.
The case against corporal punishment
Fatoyinbo picked up a thick long cane from her desk and aimed for the head of the pupil, lashing out in several strokes at her face. “Go and sit down, idiot!” the teacher said as Abariwe trudged to her seat, sobbing like a child that is choking.
Ekiti, Borno teachers decry inclusion of primary schools under council autonomy
Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT) who marched through the streets of Ado-Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital, took their protest to the State House of Assembly where they handed over their position paper to the Speaker, Kola Oluwawole...