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Teachers commence strike in Niger

A last minute effort by the Niger State Government to save public schools from total shutdown on Tuesday failed leading to the commencement of an indefinite strike by teachers on Wednesday.

Court dismisses NUT’s suit against Kaduna governor over competency test

The Kaduna Division of the National Industrial Court of Nigeria has dismissed the case between the Nigerian Union of Teachers and Governor Nasir El Rufai for lacking in merit and substance.

NUT leaders urge secondary school teachers not to join illegal union

The National leadership of the Nigerian Union of Teachers (NUT) has urged secondary school teachers to shun any illegal union and remain law abiding for the prosperity of the teaching profession in Nigeria.

Edo government, teachers bicker over 21-day strike notice

Primary School teachers under the aegis Nigerian Union of Teachers and the Edo state government are at loggerheads over alleged nonpayment of allowances and alleged highhandedness of the leadership of the State Universal Basic Education (SUBEB) which has led to the NUT issuing a 21-day ultimatum to the state government to fulfill all its outstanding entitlements and improve its condition of services.

NUT wants Ebonyi govt to prioritise education

The Ebonyi chapter of the Nigerian Union of Teachers (NUT) has urged the state government to prioritise development of the state’s educational sector.
In a demonstration to tackle the menace of ghost workers that has continue to drain the coffers of government, Bauchi State Governor, Sen Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed will hold a public parley with all the stakeholders involved in the payment of workers salaries in the state.

Bauchi reopens primary, secondary schools

The Bauchi state government has ordered the reopening of primary and secondary schools across the state with conditions that the government said must be met before schools can operate.

Plateau teachers decry non-implementation of new minimum wage

The Nigerian Union of Teachers (NUT), Jos East Chapter, on Wednesday decried the non-implementations of the new minimum wage in the state.
The Oyo State chapter of Zenith Labour Party (ZLP) says Governor Seyi Makinde disappointed himself for failing to fulfil the promises made to the party few days to the 2019 gubernatorial election.

Oyo begins oral interview for 7,000 TESCOM applicants

The government of Oyo State, on Monday, kickstarted the oral interview exercise for some 7,000 applicants who scored 50 per cent and above in the Computer Based Test (CBT) conducted by the state’s Teaching Service Commission (TESCOM).
Gov. Seyi Makinde of Oyo State on Tuesday flagged off the COVID-19 Drive-Walk Through Testing programme in the state aimed at controlling the spread of the virus.

441 First class graduates take Oyo teaching service test

The Oyo State Government has said that a total of 441 First Class graduates in different fields applied for the computer-based test that commenced in Ibadan on Tuesday.
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Applicants commend Oyo government on conduct of CBT for job recruitment

Some of the applicants who wrote the Computer Based Test for Oyo State teaching job have commended the state government for its preparedness and adherence to COVID-19 safety protocols in the conduct of the examination.
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Edo guber: We restored pride, dignity to Edo people – deputy governor

Edo state deputy governor Comrade Philip Shaibu on Tuesday, said the current administration of Governor Godwin Obaseki restored the pride and dignity to Edo people through the administration’s focus on development.
The Minister of State, Education, Mr. Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, said this while answering questions at the 52nd joint national briefing of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 in Abuja.

Nigerian schools to reopen August 4 for final year students

The Federal Government has said secondary schools in the country will reopen on August 4, 2020 for students in final classes to sit for their examination.

NUT gives Ogun government conditions for schools reopening

Public school teachers in Ogun on Tuesday demanded the provision of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), infrared thermometers and hand sanitisers among other conditions for reopening of schools in the state.
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Kwara suspends five SUBEB officials over alleged fraud

The officials are the Permanent Secretary of the parastatal Bayo Audu Onimago; Director of Finance and Supply of SUBEB, Husseni Ahmed; account officers Mujeeb Ibrahim and Oyerinde Fatai; and a staff of the Teaching Service Commission who doubled as the Chairman of the Nigerian Union of Teachers Toyin Saliu.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday in an FCT High Court in Maitama, re-arraigned a deputy director with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Emenike Umesi, for alleged misappropriation of N54.3 million.

EFCC discovers ghost workers in Kwara

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) said it has discovered 400 ghost workers in Kwara State, revealing how some state officials are beneficiaries of the corrupt scheme.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Three teachers arrested for allegedly molesting pupils in Ekiti

The police in Ekiti State on Wednesday confirmed the arrest of three secondary school teachers for allegedly having carnal knowledge of female students believed to be minors.

NUT to meet President Buhari over 65-year retirement age for teachers

The leadership of the Nigerian Union of Teachers (NUT) would meet with President Muhammadu Buhari at Aso Villa in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory, today (Tuesday).

House of Reps urges federal government to employ more teachers to tackle low productivity

The House of Representatives on Thursday urged the Federal Government to employ more teachers to tackle low productivity in the education sector.g
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Borno governor suspends 42 teachers for absconding from duty

Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno State on Wednesday recommended the suspension of 42 primary school teachers for allegedly “absconding” from their duty posts for two years in Gamboru Ngala local government area in the state.

NUT scribe urges measures to sustain democracy

The Secretary-General of the Nigerian Union of Teachers has called for measures to sustain democracy in Africa’s largest democracy as the nation endorses June 12 as Democracy Day.
The Borno Chapter of the Nigerian Union of Teachers (NUT) says about 6,000 additional teachers are required to improve the quality of education in the state.

NUT: Borno in need of 6,000 teachers for improved education

The Borno Chapter of the Nigerian Union of Teachers (NUT) says about 6,000 additional teachers are required to improve the quality of education in the state.

Eid-el-Fitr: NUT urges Muslims to pray beyond Ramadan for sustained peace

The Nigerian Union of Teachers, NUT, on Tuesday in Abuja, urged Muslims to sustain prayers beyond the Ramadan, for peaceful coexistence in the country.

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Mr Ebiye Tarabina, Chairman, Directorate for Project Monitoring and Evaluation in Bayelsa, has urged contractors handling ongoing government projects in the state to intensify efforts to meet completion deadlines.
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