Nigeria Union of Teachers
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...
Teachers protest against council autonomy in Oyo
The Oyo State chapter of the Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT), yesterday staged a peaceful protest against the proposed local governments’ autonomy in Ibadan, the capital city.
Kaduna NUT condemns agitation for local council autonomy, funding of education
The Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT), Kaduna State Wing, has said that local councils have no financial muscle to manage primary education with the meagre resources allocated to them.
NUT threatens strike over 10 months salary arrears
The NUT, in a communique signed by its Chairman, Mr Kala-Ama Tonpre and Secretary, Mr Johnson Hector, said the union took the decision after its Executive Council meeting held on Saturday in Yenagoa.
Treating teachers as knowledge workers
Truth is that nothing will improve education in the country so long as teachers are not factored into the scheme. In the olden days, teachers constituted the intellectual elite in the society. They were role models.
NUT commends FG over teacher recruitment
Alhaji Nasiru Umar, the National treasurer, Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT), has commended the Federal Government for the planned recruitment of 500,000 teachers nationwide.
Oyo constitutes education reform panel as schools remain shut
Oyo State government yesterday set up a 31- member Education Reform Initiative Committee to widen its scope of consultations on the proposed participatory management of public secondary schools in the state.