Pay us our salaries arrears – Rivers teachers tell Wike

Pay us our salaries arrears – Rivers teachers tell Wike

School teachers in Rivers State have pleaded with the state government to pay their salary arrears. A terse statement issued yesterday in Port-Harcourt by the state chairman of the Nigeria Union of Teachers, NUT, Mr. Nkpogene Lucky also urged the Governor, Nyesom Wike, to fulfil his other promises to teachers. They said they have been mild in approaching the issues that concerned their welfare but would become aggressive if taken for granted. The statement reads:…

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5 teachers impregnate SS3 student in Kebbi

5 teachers impregnate SS3 student in Kebbi

Five teachers of the Polytechnic Academic Staff Secondary School Kebbi State have been sacked for impregnating an SS3 student of the school. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that on the girl was also expelled from the school on Wednesday. Sources confirmed that the decision to dismiss the five teachers followed the recommendation of a committee set up by the school to investigate the matter. “The committee submitted report on Monday and recommended that…

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How principals, teachers flogged, tied students to crosses for resuming late

How principals, teachers flogged, tied students to crosses for resuming late

The Ogun State Police Command have arrested the proprietor, the principal and a teacher of Metorite Standard School, Ayetoro, for allegedly tying two students of the school to ‘crosses’ and flogging them with a horsewhip. It was gathered that the proprietor identified as Afolayan Joseph, and two others were said to have tied the students for allegedly coming late to school. They were arrested after a policeman, identified simply as Livinus, who witnessed the incident,…

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Technical Assistance Corps

Technical Assistance Corps: Over the years, Nigeria has been popular among the African continent in its show of “generosity” to other African nations; from the export of electricity to military and others. Nigeria has been noted to supply neighbouring nations like Niger and Benin Republic with an average 380MW of electricity, and have initiated plans to boost it to 1, 540 by 2025. This has however raised controversies across the nation who dwells in aura…

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