Tag: Nigeria Union of Teachers

Teachers in Niger State to begin indefinite strike

The Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT), Niger State branch, has declared an indefinite strike from May 4, 2021. The union in a statement made available to journalists in Minna, stated that the declaration of the strike followed the resolution by the state Working Executive Committee of the NUT held on[Read More…]

“We’ll Be Breeding illiterates” – NUT Kicks As FG Contemplates Handing Over Primary Schools To Local Gov’ts

Michael Olukoya, president of the Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT), has said the country will be breeding more illiterates than literates if the federal government hands over primary education to local government councils. The NUT president said this while lamenting the backlog of salaries owed teachers in 28 states. Speaking[Read More…]

Public Schools In Bayelsa State Remain Closed Over 7 Months Salary Arrears

Public primary and secondary schools in Bayelsa have yet to resume for the 2016/2017 session because of the failure of the state government to settle their seven months salary arrears. The teachers embarked on a strike at the end of the 2015/2016 long vacation which ended in the first week[Read More…]

Osun NUT Debunks Salary Payment Rumour

The Chairman of the Nigeria Union of Teachers in Osun State, Mr. Wakeel Amuda, has said teachers in the state had not been paid any of the outstanding salaries by the state government. Amuda said this in a telephone interview with Punch Newspaper in Osogbo on Sunday. There were rumour in[Read More…]

‘We Have No Regrets For Voting Out Fayemi’ Ekiti Teachers To APC

Teachers in Ekiti State on Thursday reacted to a statement credited to the state chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) as regards their choice candidate in the last governorship election in the state stating that they had “no regret for voting massively against ex-governor Kayode Fayemi in the June[Read More…]

Osun Teachers Threaten To Embark On Indefinite Strike, Give Agregbesola 14 Days Ultimatum

Teachers in Osun have given the state government 14-day ultimatum to pay their outstanding allowances, release running grants and provide instructional materials in schools. This was contained in a letter sent to Governor Rauf Aregbesola by the state chapter of the Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT). The union warned that[Read More…]

173 Nigerian Teachers Killed By Boko Haram Insurgents

The Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT) has decried the loss of 173 teachers to Boko Haram insurgents in North-East. The National President of NUT, Mr Michael Olukoya, decried the death of the teachers when he spoke in Uyo on Friday. Olukoya expressed regrets that the union lost 170 teachers in[Read More…]

Nigeria Union of Teachers Resumes Strike In Abia

The 2013/2014 academic calendar for public primary and secondary schools in Abia might be distorted following the indefinite strike by the state branch of the Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT). This follows a confirmation by the state Chairman of NUT, Mr Enoch Omeoga, that the union had resumed the strike[Read More…]