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Public Schools in Abuja Shut Down as FCT Chapter of Nigerian Union of Teachers Embarks on Strike

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Public schools in the Federal Capital Territory were shut down on Monday morning, as the Nigerian Union of Teachers (NUT) embarked on a strike.

According to The Nation, the union decided to go on strike “due to non-payment of some allowances by government, non implementation of 2013 and 2014 promotion backlog.”

As a result, students were not allowed to enter their respective schools.

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10 Comments

  1. @edDREAMZ

    May 25, 2015 at 2:27 pm

    a.k.a EDWIN CHINEDU AZUBUKO said..
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    So if to say jonah win we suffer this thing for another four years… God4bid bad thing….
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    ***CURRENTLY IN JUPITER***

  2. Chukwuma

    May 25, 2015 at 2:28 pm

    Imagime the whole Naija under lock and key. Na wa oh!

    Hausa stop sending yam to the south.

    Igbo close all shops at Aba.

    Yoruba no process cocoa for chocolate.

    Mtn no voice calls
    Airtel no data service
    Glo no sms, mms
    Etibaba no customer service agent.

    No GTB for atm
    No konga for deals.

    But there will be church service and special mosque prayers!

    #NaijaGoBetter

  3. chi-e-z

    May 25, 2015 at 2:29 pm

    That’s a Snap it Oga picture 🙂 … but on a different note it’s sad what education system for public is coming 2 in Nigeria.

  4. Rs

    May 25, 2015 at 3:08 pm

    From frying pan to fire

  5. Unspoken Truth

    May 25, 2015 at 5:24 pm

    Let me guess it was the association of Yoruba’s and Hausa staff that decided to frustrate the present administration.

    The way people think in this country is sad.

    • Unspoken Truth

      May 25, 2015 at 5:25 pm

      *Decided to embark on the school strike*

  6. Enefiok Idoteyen

    May 25, 2015 at 5:31 pm

    Teachers are d nation builder. The way d minister of FCT is operating, he is not helping teachers at all. See how teachers r sufferring in FCT. PLIS Bala Mohammed pay d FCT TEACHERS THEIR ALLOWANCES B4 U HANDOVER. SOME TEACHERS R DUE 4 PROMOTION. promote them b4 u go. Plis have human sympathy.

    • Gabriel

      May 28, 2015 at 6:15 am

      If bala mohammed go without paying teachers allawances and promotions,GOD will punish him he will ever enjoy de money he steal in Abuja

  7. libby

    May 25, 2015 at 5:40 pm

    From one wahala to the other. The whole country is just “jaga jaga” na wa oh.

  8. Emmanuel

    May 31, 2015 at 2:47 pm

    naija is a blessed country and destined nation all we need is peace and unity I love naija

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