Education minister, ASUP meet to avert planned strike
Minister of State for Education, Emeka Nwajiuba, yesterday, met with leadership of the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP) in a bid to avert another nationwide strike.
Government okays August 4 date for WAEC examinations
The Federal Government, yesterday, said the West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASCE) would hold from August 4 through September 5, 2020.
FG issues guidelines for reopening of schools
The Federal Ministry of Education will publish post-COVID-19 guidelines for school, he said. According to him, the government is working on a model to ensure that all children do not return at the same time, with a view to facilitating physical distancing and sanitation.
Court sacks minister-designate from House of Reps
The appeal court sitting in Abuja Wednesday sacked Emeka Nwajiuba, a lawmaker representing Ehime Mbano /Obowo/Ihitte Uboma Federal Constituency of Imo State. The court declared Chike Okafor as the winner of the House of Representatives seat. The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, had declared Honourable Okafor of the All Progressives Congress, APC, winner and issued…
Ministerial nominee defects from party
Barely 24 hours after he was announced as a ministerial nominee by Nigeria president President Muhammadu Buhari, Emeka Nwajiuba has defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC) from the Accord Party (AP). Nwajiuba, who is a serving member of House of Representatives for Ehime Mbano/Ihite Uboma/Obowo Federal Constituency of Imo State, was elected to the…