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The Minister of State, Education, Mr. Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, said this while answering questions at the 52nd joint national briefing of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 in Abuja.

Nigerian government to partner Anambra on its e-learning initiative

The Minister of State for Education, Mr Emeka Nwajiuba, on Sunday said that the Federal Government would partner Anambra Government in its e-learning initiative toward enhancing effective teaching and learning in post–COVID-19 era.
The governor, Hope Uzodinma, disclosed this in Owerri, after meeting with the leadership of the state chapters of the Nigeria Union of Pensioners, NUP, led by Josiah Ugochukwu, Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, Comrade Austin Chilakpu and Trade Union Congress, TUC, at the Government House in Owerri.

APC stakeholders seek support for Governor Uzodinma’s agenda

Stakeholders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Imo on Sunday urged indigenes of the state to support the Hope Uzodinma-led administration’s Rehabilitation, Reconstruction and Recovery agenda.
The Minister of State, Education, Mr. Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, said this while answering questions at the 52nd joint national briefing of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 in Abuja.

Nigerian government says only schools designated as WASSCE centres will reopen

The Federal Government on Monday said only schools designated as centres for the West African Senior School Certificate Examinations (WASSCE) and in respect of the exiting classes would re-open.
President Muhammadu Buhari has again, addressed Nigerians on the efforts of its government to contain the coronavirus pandemic (covid-19) that is ravaging the country 4

House of Reps urges President Buhari to order partial reopening of schools

The House of Representatives has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to order a partial reopening of schools to allow pupils sit for the 2020 West African Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination.
The Minister of State for Education, Honourable Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, made this known when FLL national championship winners emerged recently.

2023 Presidency: Ndigbo should exercise caution – minister

As the clamour for a President of Igbo extraction in 2023 continues to gather momentum, the Minister of State, Education, Hon Emeka Nwajiuba, has urged the South East to exercise caution in its quest or campaign for the “Igbo Presidency”.

WAEC to release fresh 2020 WASSCE timetable

The West African Examination Council is set to release a fresh timetable for the 2020 West African Senior Secondary Certificate Examination.
Minister of State for Education, Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba

Minister: WAEC exam starts in August 4

The Minister of State for Education, Emeka Nwajuiba, says the West African Senior School Certificate Examinations will take place between August and September.
Minister of State for Education, Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba

Minister: We’re making plans for students to write exams

The Minister of State for Education, Emeka Nwajiuba, has revealed that contrary to reports that the Federal Government is making plans to reopen schools, it is only making plans for students in exit classes to write exams.

JAMB: 612,557 candidates offered admission in 2019

The Registrar of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), Is-haq Oloyede, on Tuesday said that 612, 557 candidates were offered admission into various tertiary institutions in 2019.
Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu

Parents urge Lagos not to reopen schools now

Some parents in Lagos State have kicked against reopening of schools in view of the continued spread of the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19).
Minister of State for Education, Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba

Nigeria pays nationals on scholarship abroad

Mr Emeka Nwajiuba, the State Minister for Education, has said that Nigerians on scholarship abroad have been paid through their various Embassies.

Oil industry begins third phase coronavirus intervention in Bayelsa

The oil and gas industry in Nigeria weekend embarked on the third phase of its intervention in the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic, with the takeoff of an infectious diseases centre in Bayelsa to serve the entire Niger Delta region.
Minister of State for Education, Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba

Minister urges parents to buy transistor radio for their wards

Determined to capture the children in the remote areas of the country in the Federal Government’s E-learning programme which has been upscaled during the novel Coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic lockdown, parents have been asked to avail their children with transistor radio sets to key into the project.
Minister of State for Education, Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, has tasked political parties, especially the All Progressives Congress (APC) to adopt a different approach to the conduct of party primaries to avoid a repeat of the crisis that is currently rocking the party as a result of the conduct of the 2018 party primaries ahead of the 2019 general elections.

Federal government tasks universities on ethics, frowns at sexual harassment of students

The Federal Government has admonished governing councils and managements of the nation’s universities to formulate policies and regulations that would guard against unethical academic activities, sexual harassment as well as establishing a code of ethics for staff.
Imo State Governor, Rt Hon Emeka Ihedioha has charged the leadership of Imo State University Alumni Association to always speak truth to power and engage the Government regularly.

Imo governor, federal government collaborate to end FUTO land dispute

Imo State Governor, Rt. Hon. Emeka Ihedioha, CON, has assured the Federal Government of the commitment of his administration to collaborate with it, to find a lasting solution to the lingering land dispute at the Federal University of Technology, Owerri, FUTO.
The Federal High Court Abuja, on Monday, refused to grant a request stopping President Muhammadu Buhari from inaugurating the 43 ministerial nominees over the exclusion of an FCT indigene from the cabinet list.

President Buhari inaugurates new cabinet, retains petroleum minister position

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Wednesday swore in the 43 appointed ministers at the Federal Executive Council Chambers, Presidential Villa, Abuja. Buhari who announced the portfolio of each minister shortly after they were sworn in, urged...

Ministers designate in Aso Rock for inauguration

Ministers designate have arrived the forecourt of the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Two buses conveyed them from Transcorp hotel, Abuja to the Villa around 10.25am.
Senate President Ahmad Lawan presiding over the second plenary of the 9th Senate having been inaugurated on Tuesday, the 11th Of June, 20198

Full list of 43 ministers cleared by Senate

The president had on Monday, last week, sent the list to the Senate for screening and confirmation. The upper chamber duly suspended its recess for the exercise.

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