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Monday, November 5, 2018

Labour Strike: NUT Niger Tells All Teachers, 'Join Nationwide Strike'

The Nigerian Union of Teachers, Niger State chapter, has instructed all teachers in the state to join in the nationwide strike for increment of wages by organised labour.

Addressing newsmen on Monday at the end of the State Wing Executive Council meeting at the NUT Teachers House in Minna, the state chairman, Ibrahim Umar, called for an approval for the increase in the retirement age of teachers to 65 years.

Umar said, “We received a directive from the national body that by 12 midnight of Monday, if nothing happens in the affirmative, we should join in the national strike by the Nigeria Labour Congress.”

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