Category Archives: teachers

Pension, gratuity, severance for teachers, LG staff

By Abdallah el-Kurebe SOKOTO: Governor Aminu Tambuwal has approved the release of N680 million for the settlement of accumulated pensions for teachers, local government staff and severance gratuity for former councillors in Sokoto State. State Commissioner for Local Government and Community Development, Alhaji Mannir Dan’Iya in a statement on Wednesday said payments had begun. “The […]

Edo govt and teachers are right

By Josef omorotionmwan EARLY in the life of the immediate-past Administration in Edo State, Governor Adams Oshiomhole discovered a terrible decline in the standard of education in our schools, particularly when he stumbled into a teacher who could not read her own affidavit of age. Understandably, a concerned government felt something urgent must be done […]

Today’s students need smart teachers— Minister

By Amaka Abayomi The Minister of State for Education, Professor Anthony Anwukah, has stressed the need to build a critical mass of smart teachers to teach technologically-smart students. Anwukah Anwukah, who stated this at the commissioning of the UNITeS CISCO Internet of Things, IoT, centre at the Federal Science and Technical College, Yaba, Lagos, said […]

Obaseki orders arrest of teachers accused of exam malpractices

By Simon Ebegbulem, Benin-City GOVERNOR Godwin Obaseki, yesterday, ordered the arrest of some teachers involved in malpractices in the primary six school leaving certificate examination in Edo State, vowing to ensure that basic education in the state was strengthened. Obaseki Obaseki spoke when he visited some of the examination centers in Benin-City, the state capital […]

NUT pleads for donation to public schools

By Dennis Agbo ENUGU- THE Nigerian Union of Teachers, NUT, has pleaded for donations to public schools, which it said are populated by children of the poor. The group said that though government is doing its best in funding of public schools, complementary donations are required from philanthropists. Chairman of NUT in Enugu Local Government […]

Plateau Govt. recalls over 2,000 dismissed teachers

Gov. Simon Lalong of Plateau has approved that the more than 2,000 teachers disengaged from the service of the state in 2013 be recalled. Prof. Mathew Sule, the Chairman of Plateau State Universal Basic Education Board, (SUBEB), disclosed this at a news conference in Jos on Monday. He said that the teachers were disengaged for […]