=== Akismet === Contributors: matt, ryan, andy, mdawaffe, tellyworth, josephscott, lessbloat, eoigal, cfinke, automattic Tags: akismet, comments, spam Requires at least: 3.0 Tested up to: 3.9 Stable tag: 3.0.0 License: GPLv2 or later Akismet checks your comments against the Akismet web service to see if they look like spam or not. == Description == Akismet checks your comments against the Akismet web service to see if they look like spam or not and lets you review the spam it catches under your blog's "Comments" admin screen. Major new features in Akismet 2.5 include: * A comment status history, so you can easily see which comments were caught or cleared by Akismet, and which were spammed or unspammed by a moderator * Links are highlighted in the comment body, to reveal hidden or misleading links * If your web host is unable to reach Akismet's servers, the plugin will automatically retry when your connection is back up * Moderators can see the number of approved comments for each user * Spam and Unspam reports now include more information, to help improve accuracy PS: You'll need an [Akismet.com API key](http://akismet.com/get/) to use it. Keys are free for personal blogs, with paid subscriptions available for businesses and commercial sites. == Installation == Upload the Akismet plugin to your blog, Activate it, then enter your [Akismet.com API key](http://akismet.com/get/). 1, 2, 3: You're done! == Changelog == = 3.0.0 = * Move Akismet to Settings menu * Drop Akismet Stats menu * Add stats snapshot to Akismet settings Nigeria schools: Kaduna primary teachers fail pupils' exam - Naijasounds

Nigeria schools: Kaduna primary teachers fail pupils’ exam

Kaduna will iron out discrepancies in teacher-pupil ratios, the governor says

Thousands of primary school teachers in Nigeria’s northern Kaduna state are to be sacked after failing the exams they set for their six-year-old pupils.

State governor Nasir El-Rufai said 21,780 teachers, two-thirds of the total, had failed to score 75% or higher on assessments given to pupils.

He said 25,000 new teachers would be recruited to replace them.

Mr El-Rufai made the comments at a meeting with World Bank representatives in the state capital, Kaduna.

“The hiring of teachers in the past was politicised and we intend to change that by bringing in young and qualified primary school teachers to restore the dignity of education in the state,” he was quoted as saying by Nigeria’s Daily Trust newspaper.

Mr El-Rufai said problems with pupil-teacher ratios across the state would also be addressed.

He said some areas currently had one teacher for every nine pupils while in other areas the ratio was one to 100.

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