Degree Students of Education in Nigerian Universities will start getting a stipend of 75,000 per semester. This was made known by the federal government during the teacher’s day celebration on the 5th of October, 2021.
The Nigeria certificate students of education will equally get N50,000 as a stipend per semester as part of the action of the government to attract the best people into the teaching profession as promised by the President in the year before.
The Minister of Education, Prof. Adamu Adamu, on Tuesday, at the World Teachers’ Day celebration held at Eagle Square, Abuja made this known
In his speech, he said, “Undergraduate students of B.Ed / B.A. Ed/ BSc. Ed in Public institutions are to receive stipends of N75,000.00 per semester while NCE students will get N50,000.00 as stipends per semester.
Federal Government should find the modality through which respective states’ governments could provide automatic employment for NCE graduates at Basic Education level.”