• Teachers threaten strike, want retirement age raised to 65

    Teachers threaten strike, want retirement age raised to 65

    According to reports, the Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT) yesterday threatened to begin a strike if the demands of its members are not met. Their demands include the increase of their retirement age from 60 to 65 years and improvement of their welfare.

    The NUT made the demands as the world celebrated the Teachers’ Day. Noting that every education system needs an appropriate quality and quantity of teachers to function properly, the union lamented that the sector in the country is […]