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7 Feb 2019
Recurrent controversy and litigation over use of hijab in place of school uniforms has become part of needless issues in our quest for nation building. There should be elite consensus on the issue as soon as possible. While the nation is still smarting from the University of Ibadan International School’s crisis on the same issue,…
14 Dec 2018
Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, yesterday disclosed that the President Muhammadu Buhari administration supports 60-65 years retirement age for teachers to improve basic and secondary education standard in the country. Adamu made the administration’s position known during a public hearing to insulate teachers from the retirement age for public servants organised by the House joint…
4 Nov 2018
Delta State Governor, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa has approved N12bn for payment of teachers' and local councils salary arrears. He revealed this at a rally to receive members of the All Progressives Congress (APC), led by Chief Andrew Orugbo and other opposition parties, who defected to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Orugbo, a former Commissioner in…
20 Oct 2018
Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu, has said that a database of qualified unemployed teachers was being gathered nationwide to ensure such people are employed into the teaching profession. ‎ Adamu disclosed this while monitoring the 2018 Batch B Teacher Professional Qualifying Examination (PQE) in Abuja on Saturday.‎ ‎ ‎The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)…
28 Aug 2018
Teachers from different schools in the Niger Delta have developed a curriculum that would guide the teaching of renewable energy in secondary schools and created learning aids that would help them impart their students the subject. They met in Warri, Delta State, for two days, brainstormed and discussed relevant topics, subjects, mechanism and processes that…
6 Jun 2018
If indications from the Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria (TRCN) are anything to go by, no fewer than 22,000 teachers would take their Professional Qualifying Examination (PQE) nationwide through a computer-based test. The TRCN said all arrangements have been concluded to conduct the 2018 Batch ‘A’ computer-based PQE for 22,000 would-be teachers in the 36…
10 May 2018
Though the sobriquet, ‘Giant of Africa’, associated with Nigeria doesn’t stick that much any longer, the country remains a ‘big brother’ to many African nations. Little wonder that Liberia is turning to Nigeria for the recruitment of 6,000 teachers. However, Head, Education Desk, IYABO LAWAL writes that Nigeria requires the highest number of teachers in…
19 Apr 2018
Kaduna State has sacked over four thousand teachers it newly recruited for incompetence. The sacked teachers were among the 15,897 recruited late 2017 after the State Government laid off 22, 000 teachers for failing aptitude tests. A state official said the sacked teachers were unable to write their acceptance letters properly after being offered by…
16 Mar 2018
The Anambra State Government on Friday presented N1million cheque to the winner of the 2017 Best Teacher in Nigeria award, Mr Clement Okodo. Prof. Kate Omenugha, Commissioner for Education in Anambra, who presented the cheque to Okodo said the gesture was in fulfillment of the promise made by Gov. Willie Obiano in October, 2017. Omenugha…
15 Mar 2018
The Kaduna State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB) has commenced a two-day training for 27,000 public primary school teachers in the state. The induction, which commenced yesterday, would be held in 254 centres across the 23 local councils of the state. Executive Chairman of the board, Nasiru Umar, told journalists that the participants included 15, 409…
2 Mar 2018
Sir, Those in charge of policy always create red herrings by blaming unqualified teachers for the rot in the system instead of the system.
15 Dec 2017
The National Industrial Court of Nigeria, Kaduna division, yesterday halted the sack of 22,000 primary school teachers by Governor Nasir El -Rufai on the ground of failing competency test organised by the state government. The counsel representing the teachers, Samuel Atum, had on October 30 filed a motion of interlocutory injunction asking the court to…

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