• FUNAAB threatens to sack striking NASU workers

    FUNAAB threatens to sack striking NASU workers

    It was gathered that the Governing Council of the Federal University of Agriculture Abeokuta (FUNAAB) has ordered the institution’s striking workers to resume work today (Monday) or risk being sacked.

    A circular issued last Friday by the institution’s registrar urged the striking workers to report to duty today in their own interest.

    The Non-Academic Staff Union (NASU) of the institution had been on strike for about six weeks now over a disagreement with the management concerning a petition written to the Economic […]

  • Bayelsa threatens to sack striking teachers

    Bayelsa threatens to sack striking teachers

    A team of inspectors from the Bayelsa State Ministry of Education is to embark on an the spot assessment of primary and post-primary schools across the State.

    The exercise, which is expected to commence from October 18 2016, is to ensure that all categories of academic and non academic staff in primary and post primary schools have complied with the recent directive by the Nigerian Union of Teachers to call off the sit at home action by teachers.

    A statement issued on […]

  • Striking Bayelsa teachers meet Governor Dickson, agree to resume work‎

    Striking Bayelsa teachers meet Governor Dickson, agree to resume work‎

    Striking Teachers of government ‎owned primary and secondary schools in Bayelsa on Thursday met with Governor Seriake Dickson over issues of unpaid salaries and allowances, declaring readiness to resume teaching following agreement on the modalities of payment of salaries.

    The Bayelsa Governor, Hon. Seriake Dickson, in a statement issued on Thursday by the State Commissioner for Information and Orientation, Hon. Jonathan Obuebite, expressed sadness that up till now students in public schools are still at home and noted ‎that they would […]

  • King’s College: FG promises to pay striking teachers’ salary

    King’s College: FG promises to pay striking teachers’ salary

    It was gathered that the Federal Ministry of Education on Thursday promised that the salaries of the striking teachers of King’s College, Lagos would be paid next week.

    The Deputy Director of Information of the Ministry, Benjamin Goong, told newsmen that government was making efforts to pay the teachers so that the students could resume for the new academic session.

    Members of staff of the 107-year-old institution had embarked on an indefinite strike over arrears of salaries owed them since May.

    They claimed […]

  • Accept 50 per cent pay cut in ‘good faith’ – Governor Al-Makura tells striking workers

    Accept 50 per cent pay cut in ‘good faith’ – Governor Al-Makura tells striking workers

    Governor Umaru Al-Makura of Nasarawa State, on Friday urged civil servants in the state to accept the 50 per cent cut in their salaries “in good faith.”

    The governor made the appeal in Lafia in his speech at the commencement of sale of 150 metric tons of fertilisers at subsidised rates to farmers in the state.

    He urged the striking workers to go back to work and suspend their strike “in the interest of the state”.

    The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports […]

  • FG sacks striking doctors nationwide

    FG sacks striking doctors nationwide

    The Federal Government has ordered immediate sack of striking resident doctors in the country.

    The Minister of Health, Isaac Adewole, in a circular signed by Amina Shamaki, the permanent secretary of the ministry, directed Chief Medical Directors (CMDs) and medical directors (MDs) of FG tertiary health institutions to fill the vacancies created by resident doctors who have “abandoned” their programme.

    Resident doctors in government hospitals had declared indefinite strike on Monday over issue bordering on their entitlements.

    The circular reads: “It has come […]