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Unpaid Wages: Teachers threaten Oyo govt, issue 72-hour final demand

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The Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT), Oyo State section, on Thursday, issued a 72-hour final proposal to the Oyo state government to clear and settle the excesses of compensations owed its individuals.

The association while mourning unpaid pay rates of grade teachers, gave the state government 72 hours notice of setting out on indefinite strike if the circumstance was not turned around.

NUT Chairman, Comrade Z.T Adedoyin and Secretary, Comrade N.M. Abdullahi, expressed this in an announcement issued after a gathering of the augmented standing board of the association, held at the Teachers’ home, Oluyole, Ibadan.

The association, while expressing gratitude toward the active senator over endorsement of overabundances of advancement unfulfilled obligations to specialists in the state, complained over integral recompenses of such progress.

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The association additionally recorded issues stressing individuals from the association as non-usage of the endorsement and go with advancement advantages to the grade teachers by the Oyo State Joint Account Allocation Committee (JAAC).

Others are: delay in an installment of compensation to elementary teachers, delay in the advancement of evaluation level 14 to 15, kept retention of 2018 leave give and deferral in the leeway of educators supposedly blamed for illicit improvement.

The association stated, “On non-usage of the endorsement and go with advancement money related advantages to the elementary teachers by the Oyo State Joint Account Allocation Committee (JAAC) while other government workers including the auxiliary teachers have begun getting a charge out of the advantages since February 2019.

“This is uncalled for, considering the way that, instructors in open elementary schools had done without numerous long stretches of unpaid debts of advancement benefits dated back to 2010 when the last advancement practice was done and affected, they are still exposed to pointless deferral in getting what is because of them and which have been delighted in by different laborers in the state.

“The association enlisted our disappointment over deferral in an installment of pay to essential to grade teachers, while every other laborer in the state have gotten April 2019 compensation.

“Grade school tea hers are continuously paid falling behind financially. A circumstance where elementary teachers are dealt with like peasants in the state is pitiable and unsatisfactory. The all-inclusive standing board of trustees in-session asked the administration to adjust up the unpaid debts of installment of grade teachers to carry them at Apr with their partners in another area in the state.

“We saw with the disappointment of the purposeful and strategic postponement in the advancement of elementary teachers who are on GL 14 to GL 15, which has been gazetted since 2015.

“This is without a doubt, discouraging and has hose the confidence of the influenced instructors. The association could never again crease it’s armed while deterioration sets in because of baseless division that the national advancement of these instructors could cause among the position and documents of our individuals.

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“Kept retention of 2018 leave allow to the elementary school’s instructors by the SUBEB regardless of the month to month fantastic installment of this gives to every other division and MDAs, TESCOM comprehensive.

“This routine with regards to installment in the grade school division has made the inspiration of the elementary teachers to be on the low ebb, a circumstance which isn’t useful for improvement of instruction in the state.

“Spoke to the state government on educators who “were wrongly claimed of unlawful advancement ought to be formally cleared through the discharged of government white paper on the report of a board of trustees set up by the workplace of the Head of Service (HoS) and the aggregated derivations from their pay rates over a time of a year ought to be discounted to them forthwith.”

The association from that point gave the state government 72 hours to address the issues, disappointment of which it will guide its individuals to remain at him as from Monday.

“The association settled amid its gathering and approached the state government to address the requests inside 72 hours, consequently “the association may have no different alternatives than to guide our individuals to remain at home as from Monday, May 20, 2019.

“The strike activity will be inconclusive until our requests are met,” it said.

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Buhari approves new appointment

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President Muhammadu Buhari approved the appointment of Captain Musa Nuhu as the new Director-General of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA).

Latest Nigeria newspaper report that It will replace Captain Muthar Usman. Until his appointment, Nuhu was the Permanent Representative of Nigeria to the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO).

He is an airline pilot, security expert, leading quality control auditor, and artificial intelligence expert. Nuhu has a master’s degree. Bachelor of Business in Aviation and was in the Presidential Air Fleet as Captain and security officer.

Latest Nigeria newspaper report that He also worked at Nigeria Airways, Aero Contractors and Petrowest, among other organizations.

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Declare state of emergency on education – CLO tells Gov Emmanuel

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The Civil Liberties Organization, a chapter of the state of Akwa Ibom, has asked Governor Udom Emmanuel to declare a state of emergency in the state’s education sector.

The president of CLO in the state, Franklyn Isong, said this in his office in Uyo, the state capital while informing journalists as part of activities to commemorate World Teachers’ Day with the theme “Young teachers: the future of the profession.”

He said the need became necessary to stop the serious decomposition of infrastructure and insecurity in state public schools.

Isong criticized the content of the education presentation recently organized by the state government, describing it as “urbanized” and not with the intention of capturing the deep crisis that was shaking the sector in the state.

He said: “It is worrisome and sad that most public schools in some communities in Akwa Ibom state are in ruins, insecure and left to the destiny of the communities without government attention.

“All that is needed is for the Governor to take bold steps by declaring a state of emergency in the education sector to build more classroom blocks in rural and urban schools, provide good infrastructure such as science equipment, libraries, laboratories, as well as review the education curriculum to ensure a better and safe future for children in the state of Akwa Ibom. ”

He thanked the state government for tameing the right to basic education of the Akwa Ibom child in free and compulsory education and urged the state government to do what is necessary.

“The right to basic education of all Nigerian children, as enshrined in the Child Rights Act of 2003 in Article 15 (1), had been tamed under the Akwa Ibom State Child Rights Act, to ensure that every child in the State of Akwa Ibom the right to compulsory, free and qualitative basic education. ”

Isong added that; “In the Fundamental Principles and Directives of State Policy, as set out in Chapter 2, Section 13 of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria of 1999 (as amended), the government has the responsibility to ensure that the education of Nigerian children be free and qualitative. ”

He also urged the government to address the numerous complaints of delays in the payment of pensions and unpaid tips to relatives of late elementary school teachers with delays in 1991 and to provide an improved social assistance package for teachers in public schools throughout the state.

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We will attack DSTV, MTN, Shoprite, Stanbic IBTC, others if they don’t leave Nigeria – Yoruba youths

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After the xenophobic attacks against Nigerians and Nigerian companies in South Africa, the Oodua Youth Coalition, OYC, has granted South African companies and businesses seven ultimata to leave Nigeria.

Latest Nigeria newspaper report that the group president, Oluyi Akintade Tayo, the refusal of the interested parties to give in to the notice of resignation will mean death.

While expressing disappointment at the attitude of South Africans against Nigerians living and working in South Africa, particularly what they described as the continued silence of the South African government on development, the group emphasized that during the apartheid era, which was the time Difficult of In the rainbow country, Nigeria was firm with them.

The statement says: “Oodua Youth Coalition (OYC), the most crucial youth group in Nigeria that projects and protects the Yoruba nation in the country, is sad and angry because South Africans, with the support of the country’s authorities, are coordinating the looting and burning of Nigerian businesses and mutilations and murders of our brothers and fathers on earth.

“It is unfortunate that South Africa, which under the apartheid regime had the support and solidarity of the Nigerians and the government while the white supremacists reigned supreme, is now turning to inflict physical and psychological pain and injury to the people whose parents committed great harm.” part of wages and profits and the community to end the apartheid reign.

“The circulating video in which Mr. Bongani Mkongi, the Vice Minister of Police of South Africa, defended the attacks against Nigerians and other Africans confirmed our previous fear and doubts about the guilt of the South African authorities. It is disconcerting that the country whose former leader, the late Nelson Mandela, recognized Nigeria’s efforts to elevate the South African-led government, is expelling other Africans, mostly Nigerians, energetically and with shame.

“We have tolerated the excesses of these South Africans whose businesses have prospered in Nigeria without any physical and psychological attack. For months, the coalition has written several letters to the South African consulate in Nigeria requesting meetings to chart a way forward and find a lasting solution for these unfortunate and barbaric incidents that have still been ignored or have run into a brick wall.

“OYC, after an emergency meeting, has concluded plans to, as a matter of urgency, attack all South African companies and facilities in Nigeria, especially in the southwest region of the country. DSTV, MTN, SHOPRITE, STANBIC IBTC, and other outlets are our goals.

“Therefore, we give these South African companies a maximum of seven days to leave Nigeria or forget them, since our coalition, with other groups and comrades throughout the country, will attack them and burn them to ashes,” reads the notice.

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