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Revealed: The Number Of School Teachers Boko Haram Has Killed Since 2009 Will Shock You

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The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) says Boko Haram has killed 2,300 teachers in Nigeria’s northeast since the start of the insurgency in 2009.

In the 2018 UNESCO global education monitoring report (GEM), the UN agency said 19,000 teachers have been displaced in the region, affecting access to education.

“In north-eastern Nigeria, as of late 2017, there were 1.6 million IDPs, including an estimated 700,000 school-age children, as a result of violent attacks on civilians by Boko Haram, which began in 2009 (UNOCHA, 2017b),” the report read in part.

“Boko Haram has destroyed nearly 1,000 schools and displaced 19,000 teachers (HRW, 2016). Reports indicated it had killed almost 2,300 teachers by 2017 (UNOCHA, 2017a).

“The latest education needs assessment found that out of 260 school sites, 28% had been damaged by bullets, shells or shrapnel, 20% had been deliberately set on fire, 32% had been looted and 29% had armed groups or military in close proximity.”

SHORTAGE OF TEACHERS IN THE NORTHEAST

UNESCO lamented the shortage of qualified teachers in the northeast, stating security and poor remuneration as reasons why the teachers are emigrating from the region.

“Ongoing safety concerns, coupled with teacher salaries that do not cover even basic expenses and delays in payment, perpetuate a shortage of qualified teachers,” UNESCO added.

“Most of those who remain work on a voluntary basis”.

The report also revealed that there is a shortage of teachers in the Almajiri school system, predominant in northern Nigeria.

“In the almajiri system, a teacher can be responsible for up to 100 students, predominantly poor boys who often end up on the street begging for alms,” the report read.

The leading presidential candidates for 2019 election in Nigeria have said they would work on education in the country.

While incumbent Muhammadu Buhari is promising 10,000 smart classrooms per year, Oby Ezekwesili, former minister of education says she would incentivise teaching with a housing scheme for teachers.

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I Was Three Years Old When I Met My Wife – Nigerian Man Narrates

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A Nigerian identified as Nanpon narrates how he met his wife at age three.

Taking to his Tittwer hndle, he wrote;

“You asked for the full story so here it is: @Heeldarh
’s parents and mine had been friends since before either of us were born and they are till now. So when her mum was pregnant for her, she came to my house one day ( I was three years old at that time). I was told that I reached”

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Nigeria Army Officials Allegedly Beat Lady For Refusing To Greet Them (Video)

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A Nigeria lady in a video said he was beaten by some officials of the Nigerian Army because she refused to greet them.

According to the lady in the video, ”they were wearing Army uniform and whipping me kobokobo because I did not greet them”.

The aggrieved lady in rage said should she kneel down to greet them because they were soldiers?.

It was reported that the incident happened at Eti Osa Local Government Area in Lagos State.

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‘Ned Nwoko Dey Chop Better Things’ – Fan Gushes Over Regina Daniels New Photos

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Fans have hailed politician, Ned Nwoko, saying that he is really enjoying after his wife, Regina Daniels shared new adorable photos.

The young Nollywood actress took to her official Facebook page and shared some stunning photos of herself, which got some of her fans praising her beauty.

After sharing the photos, one of her fans who couldn’t just like the photos and keep on scrolling his phone took to the comment section to say his mind.

According to the fan identified as Anthony Boadu, the Nigerian lawyer, politician, and humanitarian, Prince Ned Nwoko, is lucky for having Regina Daniels as his wife because she is very beautiful and he is really enjoying something better.

He wrote; “Old man dey chop better things”

 

Another fan also took to the comment section and asked the mother of one of her billionaire husband marrying another lady to become his 7th wife, as reported.

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