Tag: Teachers

The Education Partnership CentreFebruary 20, 2018

New Wine into Old Wineskins?: Of Governors, Teachers & Administrative systems

Teachers are the essential school-level determinant of children’s learning. However, despite the importance of teachers to student learning, teacher performance ...

tosin adesinaJanuary 13, 2018

[The Injustice Blog] Performance of Zamfara in NECO just Vindicated El-Rufai

One of the most controversial events of 2017 was the revelation by the Kaduna State Governor Mallam Nasir El-Rufai that ...

AzeezNovember 16, 2017

El-Rufai released scripts of carpenters, messengers not teachers – NUT

The Nigerian Union of Teachers (NUT) has said the scripts displayed on the internet by Kaduna State governor, Nasir El-Rufai ...

Oludolapo AdelanaNovember 13, 2017

The YNaija Cover this evening – the 13th of November

Follow the links to read the stories and analyses on YNaija: Buhari backs El-Rufai’s plan to sack 21,780 teachers The ...

Oludolapo AdelanaNovember 13, 2017

Shehu Sani’s ‘unionism’ supports incompetence | YNaija Effectiveness Ranking for Senators

The Senator representing Kaduna Central, Shehu Sani has found it difficult to separate activism from the inner workings of governance. ...

AzeezNovember 13, 2017

Buhari backs El-Rufai’s plan to sack 21,780 teachers

President Muhammadu Buhari has endorsed the planned sack of 21, 780 teachers in Kaduna State by Governor Nasir El-Rufai. Background: ...

Oludolapo AdelanaNovember 9, 2017

The YNaija Cover this evening – the 9th of November

Follow the links to read the stories and analyses on YNaija: Senate summons Fashola over $35m unapproved spendings The Thread: ...

Op-ed EditorNovember 9, 2017

“Why should our children sacrifice for teachers”? | 3 Takeaways from Joachim MacEbong’s article on El Rufai’s teacher crisis

Governor El Rufai is a controversial political figure by any standard. He caused a ruckus on Twitter during the Southern ...

EditorOctober 27, 2017

[The Activism Blog] Africa needs 11 million doctors, nurses, teachers to avert ‘disaster’ – UN

The United Nations has declared that Africa needs 11 million more doctors, nurses and teachers by 2030 to prevent a ...

AzeezOctober 26, 2017

To avert disaster, Africa needs 11m teachers, doctors – UN

The United Nations on Thursday said Africa needs 11 million more doctors, nurses and teachers by 2030 to prevent a ...

ToluOctober 22, 2017

Okorocha’s love for erections, Kaduna teachers hold prayer and fasting session | 5 most cringeworthy news stories from last week

(ˈkrɪndʒwəːði)   We bring you a roundup of some of the most popular yet totally cringeworthy stories that made the ...

AzeezOctober 16, 2017

Kaduna teachers fast over planned sack after examination failure

The Nigeria Union of Teachers, Zaria Local Government Area Branch will on Tuesday begin three days of fasting and prayers over the planned sack ...

ToluOctober 15, 2017

Someone said Wizkid is responsible for Tagbo’s death | 5 most cringeworthy news stories from last week

(ˈkrɪndʒwəːði) We bring you a roundup of some of the most popular yet totally cringeworthy stories that made the rounds ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 12, 2017

Pius Adesanmi: What El Rufai seems to be missing about his teacher palaver

by Pius Adesanmi At the end of my inauguration lecture for Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai two years ago, the first person ...

ToluOctober 7, 2017

207,818 unqualified primary school teachers; 400,000 whistleblower calls | The 5 numbers that mattered this week

760 – The number of suspected Boko Haram insurgents that have been handed over by the Nigerian Army to the ...

AzeezMay 11, 2017

28 states owing teachers salaries – NUT

by Azeez Adeniyi The Nigeria Union of Teachers on Wednesday said about 28 states were owing backlog of salaries. The ...

Oludolapo AdelanaMarch 17, 2017

2 teachers arrested for raping 6-year-old pupil

by Dolapo Adelana The Bauchi Police Command has arrested two teachers of a primary school in the Dutsen Tanshi area ...

AzeezFebruary 8, 2017

DSS detains 5 officials for brutalising teachers

The Department of State Security (DSS) has detained five of its personnel for allegedly brutalizing teachers at the Federal Government ...

Op-ed EditorJanuary 14, 2017

Calling gifted Nigerian girls! Apply to Africa’s first all-girls science school

The African Science Academy (ASA) is seeking applications from the best and brightest girls in Nigeria and beyond. The innovative ...

AzeezNovember 4, 2016

BREAKING: FG employs 200,000 graduates as teachers, agric workers

The Federal Government on Friday said it has employed 200,000 graduates to serve as teachers and agricultural extension workers throughout ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 11, 2016

Opinion: Valuing our teachers and improving their status

by Jide Ojo According to information gleaned from its website, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural organisation (UNESCO) proclaimed ...

AzeezOctober 11, 2016

Lagos school kidnap: Kidnappers give families 48-hour ultimatum

Kidnappers of the four pupils and 2 staff of the Lagos Junior Model College, Igbonla, Epe have given families of the ...

Op-ed EditorSeptember 30, 2016

Opinion: Our roles in helping our children to greatness  

by Yemi Showunmi It is a great honour to welcome you all to this August occasion. Parents, Teachers, Guests, Visitors ...

Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 28, 2016

Kings College shut down over unpaid salaries

Teachers of King’s College (KC), Lagos have shut down academic activities in the school following an indefinite strike over alleged ...

Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 23, 2016

Boko Haram killed 611 teachers, destroyed 910 schools in 6 years – UN

The United Nations says that no fewer than 611 teachers were killed and 910 schools were destroyed by Boko Haram ...

Mazi EmekaSeptember 15, 2016

#30Days30Voices: ‘Who isn’t affected by this economy?’

It is no more news that Nigeria’s economy is tanking and that daily businesses are closing down due to the ...

Adebayo EmuleomoJune 18, 2016

Governor Dickson pays 1 out of 5-month salary arrears

Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa state has bowed to the pressure from the teachers in his state and approved the ...

Ada IgboanugoJune 18, 2016

Half bread is better than none… but Bayelsa teachers want the full loaf

Contrary to what you may think, Bayelsa teachers aren’t insatiable nor greedy. They are simply protesting against the decision of ...

Mazi EmekaJune 13, 2016

Federal Government’s job website, N-Power crashes

The website set up by the federal government for the recruitment of 500,000 teachers has crashed following massive visits from ...

Mazi EmekaMarch 12, 2016

38 dead principals, 28 strange names discovered on payroll of Delta schools

Delta state governor, Ifeanyi Okowa, has revealed that 38 dead secondary school principals and 15 retired teachers were discovered to ...

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