• We need 1.3 million teachers – FG

    We need 1.3 million teachers – FG

    The Federal Government yesterday said it needs about 1.3 million teachers in the next six years to close the teaching gap in the basic education sector.

    Minister of Education Mallam Adamu Adamu, who stated this at the national flag-off of 2015 Teacher Professional Development (TPD) programme organised by the Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC) in Abuja,added that there was a wide gap between the number of teachers required and the number available.

    The government is already working to recruit 500,000 teachers into […]

  • Governing Nigeria is not a joke, we need serious prayers, says Buhari

    Governing Nigeria is not a joke, we need serious prayers, says Buhari

    President Muhammadu Buhari has called for prayers from Nigerians saying presiding over the country’s affairs was not a joke.

    Speaking at the Presidential Villa in Abuja yesterday, the President said Ramadan period provides the opportunity for leaders to be more conscious of their actions.

    He said only prayers can assist the country to overcome the country’s current economic and security challenges.
    Buhari said, “Leading the people is not a joke. It means accepting responsibilities for good or wrong.

    “We need a lot of prayers. […]