President of Nigeria Union of Teachers, NUT, Comrade Michael Alogba Olukoya has declared that in the next one month, indefinite strike action would be declared in the 19 states where the state government are owing several month of salary. Read More… FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email
THE Nigeria Union of Teachers, Oyo State Wing, has commended the governor of the state, Senator Abiola Ajimobi for the re-appointment of teachers as Education Secretaries for the 33 Local Government Universal Basic Education Authorities in the state. The union in a letter to the governor, signed by its State Secretary, Comrade Waheed Olojede, stated that the re-appointment of teachers as Education Secretaries has cleared all intrigues and mis-representations wrongly informing the NUT and her teeming members that the present administration in the state vowed never to appoint teachers in such positions again arising from the alleged poor performances of...
The new policy on education by the Oyo state government as one of its moves to reform and sensitise the education sector has no doubt raised some dust among stakeholders in the state. FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email
The Oyo State Chapter of the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC on Saturday demanded the immediately release of its chairman, Comrade Waheed Olojede and six others arrested by the state government led by Senator Abiola Ajimobi. Read More FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email
The Lekan Salami Sports Complex, Adamasingba, Ibadan venue of the ceremony recorded a very scanty attendance of stakeholders comprising mainly of representatives of labour leaders from some schools across the local government areas of the state. Majority of teachers in public and private schools in Oyo State on Monday shunned the World Teachers Day celebration apparently in protest against their months of unpaid salaries as well as arrears of pensions and gratuities of those in retirement. The Lekan Salami Sports Complex, Adamasingba, Ibadan venue of the ceremony recorded a very scanty attendance of stakeholders comprising mainly of representatives of labour...
By Taiwo Olarenwaju THE Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT), Oyo State wing has implored the newly recruited 5, 300 teachers and non-teaching staff in the state to demonstrate sense of commitment, industry, diligence and professional competence. Giving the advice through a statement signed by the NUT state secretary, S. W. Olojede and dated October 21, the union commended Governor Abiola Ajimobi for deeming it fit to recruit new teaching and non-teaching staff and personally flagging off the distribution of appointment letters to them at Mapo City Hall, Ibadan, on Monday. Read More FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email
Secretary of the Nigeria Union of Teachers, NUT, in Oyo State, Comrade Waheed Olojede, yesterday in Ibadan declared shortage of teachers is as one of the factors responsible for the woeful performance of students in this year’s West African Secondary School Certificate Examination, WASSCE. Comrade Olojede, also said that for the past five years, the state government had not recruited teachers into the primary and secondary schools in the state despite that many had since retired. Read More FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email
THE Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT), Oyo State Wing, has directed all teachers in the state to resume school on Wednesday as directed by the state Ministry of Education. This directive of the union came as a result of the clearance sought and secured by the state wing from the national head office of the union which has directed teachers in states where government has made frantic safety and preventive efforts at preventing Ebola virus outbreak in schools to resume schools. Read More FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email
The Oyo State Wing of the Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT) has threatened to disrupt schools’ resumption for the next academic session in September, if Governor Abiola Ajimobi fails to implement their overdue promotion for years 2010 and 2011. In a statement signed by the union’s state secretary, Mr S.W. Olojede, the NUT described as undue propaganda, the over flogging of the commendation from the union, dated June 10, 2014 to the state government, for the prompt payment of teachers’ salaries in May 2014. Read More FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email
The Oyo State chapter of the Nigeria Union of Teachers on Thursday staged a peaceful protest, blocking the entrance to the state secretariat in Ibadan to demand for better protection of their members and pupils in primary and secondary schools across Nigeria. The protest, according the secretary of the union, Waheed Olojede, was informed by the kidnap of more than 200 girls by Boko Haram in a Chibok school, Borno State. Olojede said, “We are protesting against the kidnap of our innocent girls in Chibok and their continued detention by Boko Haram. Over 200 of our colleagues have been killed...