the Federal Government might have run into a hitch as the website for
the exercise crashed on Sunday following what was suspected to be
massive applications by prospective candidates, Punch Newspaper reports.
announced that the recruitment of the teachers would commence on Sunday,
directing interested Nigerians to apply through
correspondents to register on the portal around 6.48pm on Sunday failed
as the website was not available.
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applications through the website so far, the Special Assistant to the
Minister of State for Education, Anthony Akuneme, said it was too early
to know the number.
The website has been publicised in the media. It is too early to get
the response and number of applicants since it just began.”
Vice-President on Media and Publicity, Mr. Laolu Akande, also stated
that the recruitment would be done online.
said the 500,000 Teacher Corps, nicknamed N-Power Teach on the portal,
was one of the three direct job creation and training schemes
established by the current administration.
Knowledge, which will train 25,000 Nigerians in technology, and N-Power
Build, which will train another 75,000 in building services,
construction, utilities, hospitality and catering, automotive vocation,
aluminium and gas services.
initiative, which will engage and train 500,000 young unemployed
graduates, is a paid volunteer programme of two-year duration.”