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6 Oct 2019
Jordanian teachers ended a month-long strike on Sunday after reaching an agreement with the government for a rise in wages. The strike, which began on September 8 just a week into the school year, paralysed some 4,000 public schools in the kingdom where more than 1.4 million students are enrolled.
27 Sep 2019
The Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT) has accused the Federal Government of recruiting non-professionals as tutors in primary and secondary schools across the federation...
20 Sep 2019
Workers in manufacturing, driving and cleaning jobs are more likely to get type 2 diabetes, according to a study of almost five million people. They face a two to threefold increase in risk compared with teachers, physiotherapists and dentists.
9 Sep 2019
Kogi Government on Monday expressed satisfaction over the impressive attendance of teachers in the state as schools resumed for the first term 2019/2020 academic activities.
6 Sep 2019
Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara has approved the reinstatement of 556 teachers recruited by the immediate past administration but left out on the state’s payroll.
18 Aug 2019
A recent disclosure that 273, 000 technical teachers are required in the nation’s public school system to meet the aspiration of the Federal Ministry of Education’s one teacher to 20 pupils ratio, is intolerable, especially, against the backdrop of reported mass unemployment facing young graduates including trained teachers in the country.
15 Aug 2019
Discussions on recruiting, supporting and empowering teachers as well as inspiring future-oriented teaching, will take the centre stage at the third edition of the Lagos teachers’ conference.
7 Jul 2019
Teaching children should be a social service, a humanitarian venture and not business but it appears to be a business in Nigeria. There aren’t school farms anymore; hardly do you see schools with sports ground where children can play. Children are sequestered in pens in school; they do not play at home for lack of…
4 Jul 2019
The recent investigative report of a newspaper on the scarcity of teachers in public schools and the revelation that nearly 80 per cent of the states in the country have placed embargo on recruitment, are shocking and tragic. It is such dismal revelations that must question the whole idea of having a government in the…
4 Jul 2019
The European Union (EU) has launched E20 million euros (N8 billion) education support projects in six insurgency affected local government areas in Borno. The three-year support projects; will expand and deepen the extensive EU humanitarian and development assistance to about 7.1 million victims of violence in the North east. Head of EU in Nigeria, Mr.…
10 Jun 2019
Chief Executive and Registrar of Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria (TCRN), Prof. Josiah Ajiboye, at the weekend, performed the induction of over 1,000 registered graduate teachers of the University of Benin (UNIBEN). Ajiboye, who was represented by Adamu Bello, stressed the importance of teachers in the development of any society. Inducting the new entrants into…
4 Jun 2019
The inauguration of Rt. Hon. Emeka Ihedioha as the 6th civilian governor of Imo State on May 29, 2019, has thrown up many challenges for the Governor, who, however, appears prepared to, squarely, face them all. With a vision to make Imo become one of the three most developed states in Nigeria by 2025, as…


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President Emmanuel Macron on Saturday will become the first French head of state to take part in commemorations of the massacre by Paris police of protesters at a rally 60 years ago against France's rule in its then-colony Algeria. The events of October 17, 1961 were covered up for decades and the final death toll…
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Radio station Urooj once teemed with journalists producing news bulletins, but since the Taliban came to town, Ebrahim Parhar sits alone, broadcasting hours of religious sermons. Parhar launched Urooj, which means "The Rising" in Pashto, in the western city of Farah six years ago, carefully selecting a diverse range of programmes for an audience long…
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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Friday recorded 167 new cases and two additional deaths from the coronavirus pandemic. This is contained in data released by NCDC on Saturday morning. The Public Health Agency said that with the new fatalities, the death toll from the virus in the country now stands at 2,769.…
2 hours ago
A thief in a tractor has led police on a destructive chase through suburban streets and onto train lines in Australia, after allegedly stealing motorbikes from a shopfront. Queensland Police released dramatic footage of the moment a farm vehicle ploughed into a motorbike store's window early Friday morning in Ipswich, west of Brisbane. According to…
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Gov. Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State has given reasons why he created three metropolitan authorities outside the conventional local government administration.