Category Archives: teachers

Pry six teachers who failed junior class’ exam want to continue to teach in Kaduna schools – Uba Sani

COMPETENCE TEST ROW: Pry six teachers who failed junior class’ exam want to continue to teach in Kaduna schools —Uba Sani •Says El-Rufai appointed ‘strangers’ into critical positions after politicians failed to nominate qualified candidates By Ben Agande, Kaduna. Uba Sani Uba Sani, a presidential aide during the Obasanjo administration, is the incumbent political adviser to […]

Obaseki to address shortage of teachers

Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has said the state government is taking decisive steps to solve the problem of shortage of teachers in some schools in the state. teachers Obaseki made the disclosure at Igbanke in Orhionmwon Local Government Area of the state, when Igbanke Unity Forum (IUF), a non-governmental organisation (NGO), donated 4,500 […]

31% of Sokoto teachers unqualified —C’ttee

By Abdallah el-Kurebe Sokoto —The needs assessment sub-committee of the committee on state of emergency on education established by Sokoto State government has disclosed that 31 percent of teachers in public schools were not qualified. Part of the sub-committee’s recommendations, however, noted that the teachers were educated enough to be trained to enhance their qualifications […]

Why we must appreciate teachers – Olaniyan, school proprietor

The managing proprietor of Victory Group of Schools, Chief Christian Francis Olaniyan, has  stressed the importance of teachers in national and educational development, praising Christian missionaries who brought education and got people trained to become teachers. The proprietor, who spoke when the school celebrated its maiden edition of Teachers’ Day,  added that presidents, governors, ministers, […]

Shock as 21,780 Kaduna teachers fail primary four exam

About 21,780 out of 33,000 teachers failed the primary four test administered to test their competence by the Kaduna State government. The state is therefore shopping for 25,000 new teachers as one of the plans to restore dignity and quality to education. Governor Nasir el-Rufai of Kaduna State unveiled the planned recruitment when he received […]

NANS seeks improved welfare for teachers

The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has urged government at all levels to improve the welfare of teachers in order to boost their morale as moulders of the future. The NANS National Public Relations Officer, Mr Bestman Okereafor, made the appeal in a statement in Enugu on Friday to commemorate the World Teacher’s Day. […]

207,818 are unqualified teachers in pry schools in 2010 in Nigeria – Survey

Abuja – Prof. Josiah Ajiboye, Registrar, Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria (TRCN) says a good training for teachers would help rebuild the country’s educational system. Ajiboye said this at the Teachers Day Symposium to commemorate the 2017 World Teachers Day in Abuja on Thursday. llustration: A teacher. TRCN says 50% private schools employ unprofessional teachers. […]