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I Feel Ashamed Nigerian Professors Earn Less Than $1000 A Month - TETFund Boss by REALretep(m): 12:34pm On Jul 18
The Executive Secretary of Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund), Sonny Echono, listed reasons for the continuous establishment of universities despite opposition from members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU).

Echono who gave the reason in a chat with newsmen at the weekend during the second anniversary of the Federal University of Health Science, Otukpo, Benue State.

Echono who recently retired as a permanent secretary before his appointment said that the establishment of more universities was in response to demand.

He said: “If you want to address a problem, address it from the root by mere stopping establishment of new institutions because you want concentration on existing universities while it sounds as a good idea you have forgotten the other problems that millions of Nigerians are being born and millions are applying for admission and places are few.

“Then more and more will be denied access to education so what are you going to do you are going to have many illiterates. So what are you going to do we must balance it and must continue to establish new universities in response to the demand.

“That is why if you notice in the last few years we are only establishing specialised institutions of human needs.

On the salary of University lecturers, Echono described as shameful the take home of Nigerian lecturers.

“On salary to lecturer, I feel ashamed because I have the privilege to represent Nigeria at a global conference where former presidents and prime ministers were in attendance. I was asked if it was true that a professor after 20 years still earn less than a thousand dollar a month I couldn’t answer that question I only said that we are doing something about it.”


The Executive Secretary of TETfund, however, said that 65,000 scholars had benefitted from the staff development of varsity lecturers.

He said: “We also undertake staff development, to help scholars who were employed to undertake higher qualifications, so we sponsored them for Masters, PhD and even post-doctoral program we have trained more than 65,000 scholars as at last year.

“We have students at home and abroad and our current impetus is to focus on our first-generation universities and specialised universities,” Echono said.


https://tribuneonlineng.com/why-fg-will-continue-to-establish-more-universities-%E2%80%95-tetfund/

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Re: I Feel Ashamed Nigerian Professors Earn Less Than $1000 A Month - TETFund Boss by backnbeta(f): 12:39pm On Jul 18
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Re: I Feel Ashamed Nigerian Professors Earn Less Than $1000 A Month - TETFund Boss by Runningwater(m): 1:01pm On Jul 18
You're still ranting for professors angry

How much do primary school teachers receive as salary? The bedrock of formal education

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Re: I Feel Ashamed Nigerian Professors Earn Less Than $1000 A Month - TETFund Boss by REALretep(m): 1:31pm On Jul 18
Runningwater:
You're still ranting for professors angry

How much do primary school teachers receive as salary? The bedrock of formal education
Who trains the primary school teachers?

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Re: I Feel Ashamed Nigerian Professors Earn Less Than $1000 A Month - TETFund Boss by Runningwater(m): 1:57pm On Jul 18
REALretep:
Who trains the primary school teachers?

Dat ur primary school teacher way teach u na professor teach am? grin grin

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Re: I Feel Ashamed Nigerian Professors Earn Less Than $1000 A Month - TETFund Boss by Dvdpity: 1:57pm On Jul 18
Nigerian lecturers are one of the brightest in Africa, but totally underpaid. Here in Ghana professors are well paid far better than their Nigerian colleagues. Its a shame that Nigerians didn't value their education and educators. Will do anything to shame them.

Ask yourself why other countries in the world are upgrading their educational institutions with well paid academics. Its a pity that Nigerians who schooled in foreign universities will never look down on their professors. Why, because of the level of their dedication to the students welfare and how do these countries solved This challenges and bring out the best in their academics? simple, they understand that the better welfare of the educators transcends to better welfare and development of the students who Will build the country for the good of all citizens. China was a very big case study. Nigerians are just pitful. Even the so called educated elites are stupid and selfish. Will prefer to send their children to foreign universities to study and develop Very well, educated by well paid academics but can't and won't want such for their own universities and academic staff. Treason. Betrayal of the highest to the country.

You don't need war to destroy a country, just incapacitate the educational institutions and educators, the country will self destruct itself.

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Re: I Feel Ashamed Nigerian Professors Earn Less Than $1000 A Month - TETFund Boss by Dvdpity: 2:01pm On Jul 18
Runningwater:


Dat ur primary school teacher way teach u na professor teach am? grin grin
Did you actually attend a good school?. Don't you know that in the university, there exists a faculty of education?. In that faculty, there are professors.
Nigerians! Destroy education and your type are worst. Ignorance at it height.

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Re: I Feel Ashamed Nigerian Professors Earn Less Than $1000 A Month - TETFund Boss by Runningwater(m): 2:04pm On Jul 18
Dvdpity:
Nigerian lecturers are one of the brightest in Africa, but totally underpaid. Here in Ghana professors are well paid far better than their Nigerian colleagues. Its a shame that Nigerians didn't value their education and educators. Will do anything to shame them.

We always do better at anything, thanks to our country's conditions and mindset wink smiley whether crime, education etc
Re: I Feel Ashamed Nigerian Professors Earn Less Than $1000 A Month - TETFund Boss by Runningwater(m): 2:08pm On Jul 18
Dvdpity:

Did you actually attend a good school?. Don't you know that in the university, there exists a faculty of education?. In that faculty, there are professors.
Nigerians! Destroy education and your type are worst. Ignorance at it height.

So you go be professor to go teach primary school students?? Whats your point??

Come on sir, we aren't in books!! We're in real life!!

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Re: I Feel Ashamed Nigerian Professors Earn Less Than $1000 A Month - TETFund Boss by Dvdpity: 2:11pm On Jul 18
Runningwater:


So you go be professor to go teach primary school students?? Whats your point??

Come on sir, we aren't in books!! We're in real life!!

Try to understand the point.

Primary school tutors in Nigerian school systems or anywhere in the world attended the university. Hence they were educated by professors.
Hopefully you will understand.

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Re: I Feel Ashamed Nigerian Professors Earn Less Than $1000 A Month - TETFund Boss by Runningwater(m): 2:13pm On Jul 18
Dvdpity:

Did you actually attend a good school?. Don't you know that in the university, there exists a faculty of education?. In that faculty, there are professors.
Nigerians! Destroy education and your type are worst. Ignorance at it height.

My point is that why people are clamouring for increase in salary for professors, they shouldn't forget the bedrock of formal education!!! Secondary school teachers

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Re: I Feel Ashamed Nigerian Professors Earn Less Than $1000 A Month - TETFund Boss by REALretep(m): 2:40pm On Jul 18
Runningwater:


Dat ur primary school teacher way teach u na professor teach am? grin grin
Some of the people that taught that my primary school teacher worked hard enough over the years and later became professors. Also, most of the people that taught that my primary school teacher were trained by professors.
So, d ansa to ur question is yes.

You see, professors are at the peak of education.
To underpay professors is to undermine education

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Re: I Feel Ashamed Nigerian Professors Earn Less Than $1000 A Month - TETFund Boss by greenmonk: 3:03pm On Jul 18
Dvdpity:


Try to understand the point.

Primary school tutors in Nigerian school systems or anywhere in the world attended the university. Hence they were educated by professors.
Hopefully you will understand.
So the professors were born as professors and were not taught by anyone other than a professor.
Or are you implying that professors do the most difficult tasks on earth?
So because you are a professor you must receive the highest pay in the country.
Are professors the highest paid employees in America or Britain whom we like to use as our yardsticks?

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Re: I Feel Ashamed Nigerian Professors Earn Less Than $1000 A Month - TETFund Boss by Dvdpity: 3:07pm On Jul 18
greenmonk:

So the professors were born as professors and were not taught by anyone other than a professor.
Or are you implying that professors do the most difficult tasks on earth?
So because you are a professor you must receive the highest pay in the country.
Are professors the highest paid employees in America or Britain whom we like to use as our yardsticks?

Please post the salary of a British or American professor. I dare you. Its a challenge. Post the salary of educators in Britain and USA. If possible post the salaries of professors with specialization in medicine and other professional studies. I dare you.

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Re: I Feel Ashamed Nigerian Professors Earn Less Than $1000 A Month - TETFund Boss by Runningwater(m): 6:17pm On Jul 18
Dvdpity:


Please post the salary of a British or American professor. I dare you. Its a challenge. Post the salary of educators in Britain and USA. If possible post the salaries of professors with specialization in medicine and other professional studies. I dare you.

I'm seeing above $70k for professors from indeed job website then while for high school teachers I'm seeing above $60k. All yearly median salary.

So you're saying because US active professors are receiving well, all our prof should do the same?

How many academic achievements or research our own profs have done in general aside from few schools like UI and others?

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Re: I Feel Ashamed Nigerian Professors Earn Less Than $1000 A Month - TETFund Boss by sinkhole: 6:33pm On Jul 18
Runningwater:


I'm seeing above $70k for professors from indeed job website then while for high school teachers I'm seeing above $60k. All yearly median salary.

So you're saying because US active professors are receiving well, all our prof should do the same?

How many academic achievements or research our own profs have done in general aside from few schools like UI and others?
You're just running your mouth like running water!
Do you know the stress that Nigerian academician go through just to do research? Many public Universities in Nigeria do not have functioning campus wide internet, there is no stable power supply, no updated physical library, the laboratories are derelict. And all these are needed for quality research!
Aside the fact that American, British, etc academicians are well renumerated, there is provision of utilities such as power, internet, water, etc, so tell me how they will not do better job?

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Re: I Feel Ashamed Nigerian Professors Earn Less Than $1000 A Month - TETFund Boss by Runningwater(m): 6:55pm On Jul 18
sinkhole:
You're just running your mouth like running water!
Do you know the stress that Nigerian academician go through just to do research? Many public Universities in Nigeria do not have functioning campus wide internet, there is no stable power supply, no updated physical library, the laboratories are derelict. And all these are needed for quality research!
Aside the fact that American, British, etc academicians are well renumerated, there is provision of utilities such as power, internet, water, etc, so tell me how they will not do better job?

Good now you're thinking right cool.. Their pay isn't close to the other bigger problems we have in Nigeria right now!!!

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Re: I Feel Ashamed Nigerian Professors Earn Less Than $1000 A Month - TETFund Boss by Tobiloba448(m): 8:48pm On Jul 18
Wow

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Re: I Feel Ashamed Nigerian Professors Earn Less Than $1000 A Month - TETFund Boss by Elock1: 8:49pm On Jul 18
angry
Abeg make everybody 4 this country go siddon
The professors way dey this country no know book atall
Na to dey speak useless grammar dem sabi.

Just imagine the state of the nation, yet these so called professors no get any vital imput

Na to dey carry big big manuscript about then tell students that in their days they took education serious unlike our generation.

Honestly I don't see anything educative about naija professors.. Walai

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Re: I Feel Ashamed Nigerian Professors Earn Less Than $1000 A Month - TETFund Boss by seanwilliam(m): 8:49pm On Jul 18
Like for professor to earn 1m atleast
And share for senators to earn 300k highest grin

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Re: I Feel Ashamed Nigerian Professors Earn Less Than $1000 A Month - TETFund Boss by rickyrex(m): 8:50pm On Jul 18
As if you and your gang have respect for education in this country

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Re: I Feel Ashamed Nigerian Professors Earn Less Than $1000 A Month - TETFund Boss by Justinlean02(m): 8:51pm On Jul 18
After watching the Good morning Nigeria show the other day, Dr Chris Ngige sure made a revelation on the short comings of ASSU delegations/committee which shows that the fault with the Assu strike isn't entirely a government fault

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Re: I Feel Ashamed Nigerian Professors Earn Less Than $1000 A Month - TETFund Boss by Emmamay10: 8:51pm On Jul 18
Respite is coming their ways very soon, once the new wages are approved by the FG.
Re: I Feel Ashamed Nigerian Professors Earn Less Than $1000 A Month - TETFund Boss by Tb222(m): 8:52pm On Jul 18
Hmmn so pathetic in a country where yahoo bous are being paid above $23000,so pathetic.

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Re: I Feel Ashamed Nigerian Professors Earn Less Than $1000 A Month - TETFund Boss by ivolt: 8:52pm On Jul 18
Dvdpity:
Nigerian lecturers are one of the brightest in Africa, but totally underpaid. Here in Ghana professors are well paid far better than their Nigerian colleagues. Its a shame that Nigerians didn't value their education and educators. Will do anything to shame them.

Some of you guys like throwing empty words around to feel superior.
How much is the basic salary of a Ghanain professor in dollars?

I am waiting for your answer.

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Re: I Feel Ashamed Nigerian Professors Earn Less Than $1000 A Month - TETFund Boss by NwaIgboBoy(m): 8:52pm On Jul 18
If only all the professors in nigeria can be Obident come 2023 ... their salaries will skyrock like mad
Re: I Feel Ashamed Nigerian Professors Earn Less Than $1000 A Month - TETFund Boss by Sabadon(m): 8:53pm On Jul 18
Runningwater:


Dat ur primary school teacher way teach u na professor teach am? grin grin
you renot a preacher of love.....your comment cracked me up grin grin grin



Nigerian professionals re amongst the most under paid world wide, its pathetic.

One day at the clinic a man came and needed a specialist for his condition, amongst all the doctors on his list he tried to reach, all had travelled abroad. It was only one who was not a specialist in that field but knew one that directed him, the man was bemoaning the situation. Truth is that we re loosing our best brains, and the government thinks its business as usual of soldier come soldier go....it pains me though but we all have no choice since the environment is not enabling, pay not encouraging and lives not secured

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Re: I Feel Ashamed Nigerian Professors Earn Less Than $1000 A Month - TETFund Boss by bigdammyj: 8:53pm On Jul 18
Noted.
Re: I Feel Ashamed Nigerian Professors Earn Less Than $1000 A Month - TETFund Boss by Aldol: 8:54pm On Jul 18
Teaching profession generally in Nigeria need total overhauling.

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Re: I Feel Ashamed Nigerian Professors Earn Less Than $1000 A Month - TETFund Boss by symbianDON(m): 8:54pm On Jul 18
Unfortunately, the dullest minds are the ones at the helms of affairs in Nigeria....little wonder academics is taken with a pinch of salt...

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Re: I Feel Ashamed Nigerian Professors Earn Less Than $1000 A Month - TETFund Boss by manny88ng2000: 8:55pm On Jul 18
I don't even want to read that. It's quite shameful.
Re: I Feel Ashamed Nigerian Professors Earn Less Than $1000 A Month - TETFund Boss by Jemex003: 8:55pm On Jul 18
REALretep:
https://tribuneonlineng.com/why-fg-will-continue-to-establish-more-universities-%E2%80%95-tetfund/


That’s one of our major problem in this country, those oldies will be fighting themselves and forget about youth. Abeg youths are out there seeking for jobs and those Igbaya talking about there own wages. Do you know how schools those professors are working? How many of them have children in state or federal universities. Abeg make government reduce their money to increase primary and secondary school teacher. Nigeria professors wey selling marks don finished there life.

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