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All my children are in public schools in Nigeria, I don't want them to be Kidnapped - Hon. Nwajiuba says

Aide to president Muhammadu Buhari on Social Media, Lauretta Onochie, has disclosed the opinion of the Minister of State for Education, Hon.Nwajiuba, concerning the bad state of security in Nigeria and the effect it is having on the education of Nigerian school children.According to Lauretta Onochie, Nwajiuba disclosed that all his children school in Nigerian public schools.

  19 days ago
All my children are in public schools in Nigeria, I don't want them to be Kidnapped - Hon. Nwajiuba says

EDUCATION

Federal Government says it is suicidal to stop school activities over insecurity and kidnapping.

Despite the alarming increase in insecurity in the country especially in north part of the country where even schools are being attacked, Minister of State for Education had said the federal government will not stop school activities.Some schools have closed due to series of mass abductions of school children by gunmen especially in the North.

  13 days ago
Federal Government says it is suicidal to stop school activities over insecurity and kidnapping.

COVID

Tertiary Institution To Reopen Soon, As FG Granted States Approval to Decide When To Reopen Schools

FG has said it has granted state governments approval to decide whether to allow schools in their respective states to reopen. On Thursday, September 17, when reacting to a question during the televised presidential task force Covid19 briefing monitored on Channels TV, Minister of State for Education, Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, made the announcement. Nwajiuba pointed out that the federal government had already given state governments approval to reopen campuses .However, he noted that state govts would stick to the

  7 months ago
Tertiary Institution To Reopen Soon, As FG Granted States Approval to Decide When To Reopen Schools

POLITICS

Education Minister, Nwajiuba, Visits Ned Nwoko, Promises Malaria Eradication Awareness In Schools

The Hon.Minister of State for Education Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba has paid Prince Ned Nwoko a courtesy visit.The duo discussed the Malaria Project and Nwajiuba opined succinctly that the is a laudable project but a whole lot of orientation and attitudinal change is required for successful implementation.

  1 months ago
Education Minister, Nwajiuba, Visits Ned Nwoko, Promises Malaria Eradication Awareness In Schools

COVID

School Resumption: FG States That It Is Still Not Sure If Reopening Of Schools Is Safe.

COVID-19: FG states that it is still not sure that schools should be reopened. It seems that there is still uncertainty as to the possibility of any imminent proposal to reopen schools nationally as the federal government said it is not yet satisfied that school systems should be reopened for educational activities. The clarification was made at a meeting of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 held with the Northern Traditional Leaders Committee (NTLC) on National Primary Health by Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba,

  8 months ago
School Resumption: FG States That It Is Still Not Sure If Reopening Of Schools Is Safe.

EDUCATION

FG/ASUU face-off: Minister's 'careless' comment draws lecturers' ire

...'You should be selling spare parts by the roadside', lecturers tell Nwajiuba From Kehinde Adewole Angry members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) on Tuesday took critical swipes at  the Minister of State for Education, Mr. Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, for a comment he made which they described as careless. While reacting to ASUU's stand against reopening of Universities , Nwajiuba had told the striking Union members, who have vowed not to resume because government was yet to address their demands,

  7 months ago
FG/ASUU face-off: Minister's 'careless' comment draws lecturers' ire

EDUCATION

Idleness causes cultism in student- VC FUNAI

The Vice Chancellor Federal University Ndufu Alike Ikwo (FUNAI), Professor Chinedum Nwajiuba, Alex Ekwueme, Ebonyi, spoke with the newsmen in his office on an interview he had on Monday. In his impending disengagement from office, after completing his five-year tenure, Nwajiuba spoke on preparations for the institution's fifth convocation. "The institution had no record of cultism because the students are too serious to engage in such an act," he said. He added that, “Our students do not have to be dancing

  4 months ago
Idleness causes cultism in student- VC FUNAI

EDUCATION

“We are no longer responsible for the lingering ASUU strike”– FG says

Recall that the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) embarked on strike since the month of March due to the fact that the federal government has refused to pay some members of the union who failed to enroll into the federal government's integrated personal and payroll information system (IPPIS). The federal government has urged to Academic Staff Union Of Universities (ASUU) to enroll into the integrated personal and payroll information system (IPPIS ) but the union has refused and insisted that the federal

  6 months ago
“We are no longer responsible for the lingering ASUU strike”– FG says

EDUCATION

The Federal Government Has Fulfilled All The Demands Of ASUU- Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba

Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, Minister of State for Education, has condemned the Academic Workers Union of Universities (ASUU) for refusing to call off its seven-month - old protest. The minister said that while the federal government has fulfilled all but one of its demands, the union has no excuse to be on strike. At the Nigerian Annual Education Conference in Abuja on Tuesday, Mr. Nwajiuba said this during an interview. The conference was titled "Construction of an Efficient, Resilient and Sustainable Education System

  5 months ago
The Federal Government Has Fulfilled All The Demands Of ASUU- Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba

POLITICS

Be Vigilant, We Cannot Protect Everybody - FG Tells Schools Amid Massive Abductions

As the country grapples with the wave of massive abductions raging through the northern region, the FG has once again, appealed to schools and students in the affected region to be more vigilant in protecting themselves and the environment.

  1 months ago
Be Vigilant, We Cannot Protect Everybody - FG Tells Schools Amid Massive Abductions

EDUCATION

University Lectures Get Paid But Refused to Work - Minister of State for Education.

WELCOME TO MY PAGE... PLEASE HELP ME HIT THE LIKE AND FOLLOW BUTTON FOR MORE EXCITING GIST. The ASUU strike has lasted for more than six months. The Association of University Union has kicked off strike over the payment system the federal government brought forth for the lectures in other to regulate payment. Since March, 2020 Universities across the country has become deserted after lectures began strike.Photo of Minister of state for Education during a press conference. Though, ASUU does not want the IPPIS

  6 months ago
University Lectures Get Paid But Refused to Work - Minister of State for Education.

EDUCATION

ASUU: Don't Blame Federal Government Again For ASUU Strike - says Emeka Nwajiuba.

It is now more than seven months, that the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) have been on strike, on the issue platform of payment, Academic Earned Allowances, Revitalization fund and Memorandum of Agreement MOA among others Several meetings were held and there seems to be headway. As at Tuesday November 4, 2020, the meeting ended in a setback because, Federal Government insisted that ASUU should register on Integrated Payroll and Personel Information System (IPPIS) in order to receive the Academic

  6 months ago
ASUU: Don't Blame Federal Government Again For ASUU Strike - says Emeka Nwajiuba.

EDUCATION

Resign And Return To Farm – ASUU Blasts Education Minister, Nwajiuba

The leadership of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has advised the Nigerian Minister of State for Education, Honorable Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, to quickly tender his resignation letter as the education minister of state and go back to farming. The Union's advise came on the backdrop of the statement credited to Minister Nwajiuba haven said that the striking university teachers should return to farming activities. The education minister of state had earlier in a television programme, suggested to

  7 months ago
Resign And Return To Farm – ASUU Blasts Education Minister, Nwajiuba

EDUCATION

Some ASUU Lecturers Earned Excess Wages And Had To Return Them To The Government - Emeka Nwajiuba

Nwajiuba, Minister of State for Education, said that some lecturers earned excess wages and had to return them to the government. During an interview on Channels Television's Policy Today on Tuesday, he announced this in the middle of the uproar following the Consolidated Payroll and Personnel Information System (IPPIS), a policy failed by the Academic Workers Union of Universities (ASUU). I think it is a fib to say they haven't been paid by the government in eight months. "It would be unreasonable to the government

  6 months ago
Some ASUU Lecturers Earned Excess Wages And Had To Return Them To The Government - Emeka Nwajiuba

EDUCATION

Federal Government denies claims by university lectures over eight month unpaid salaries.

The federal Government has dismissed claims by university lectures that they haven't been paid for eight month. The minister of state for education Emeka Nwajiuba insisted that such claims was unfair. Speaking on Channels Television politics earlier Today,Nwajiuba said some of the lecturers got excess salaries and had to refund it to the government. Over the past month there have been some controversy over the introduction of the integrated payroll and personnel information system (IPPS) into the educational

  6 months ago
Federal Government denies claims by university lectures over eight month unpaid salaries.

AGRICULTURE

"Resign and Return to Farm", ASSU Reacts to Education Minister's Statement.

The Association of Lecturers in Nigeria (ASUU) has advised the Minister of State for Education, Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, to tender his resignation and vacate the office with immediate effect. ASUU gave this advice that ( Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba) should resign from office and return to the farm. While the Union was reacting to a statement released by Nwajiuba where he told the striking lecturers to go back to farm. Report gathered that Nwajiuba had earlier adviced university Lecturers under ASSU to consider farming

  7 months ago

EDUCATION

ASUU Demands Resignation Of Minister For Education

ASUU have make a serious decision by telling The minister of state for education Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba to resigned. This Important call was made on Tuesday, October 6, by the lecturers' body on the heels of a statement credited to the junior minister in which he told the striking ASUU member to go to farm if they do not agree with terms of their employers. One of the Nigerian websites news Legit.ng understand that in what began as another face off over the controversial Integrated Personnel Payroll System (IPPIS),

  7 months ago
ASUU Demands Resignation Of Minister For Education

EDUCATION

"You Should Consider Farming As A Profession" - Minister Of State For Education Advice ASUU

After the meeting yesterday concerning the reopening of schools with the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), the Minister of state for education, Mr. Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba has urge the members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities to go back to work on October 12th or leave their teaching profession and consider farming, stressing that farmers are in high demand in the country. Minister of State For Education, Mr. Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, speaking to news men in Abuja, stated

  7 months ago

EDUCATION

ASUU strike: Buhari govt dismisses eight months unpaid compensation claims

The Federal government has dismissed cases by University lecturers that they have not been paid for a very long time.  Emeka Nwajiuba, the Minister of State for Education, demanded that such a case was unreasonable.  Talking on Channels Television's Politics Today, Nwajiuba said a few teachers got abundance pay rates and needed to discount it to the administration.  There has been some debate over the presentation of the Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System (IPPIS) into the instructive framework. 

  6 months ago
ASUU strike: Buhari govt dismisses eight months unpaid compensation claims

EDUCATION

Education Minister Berates ASUU for Lingering Strike.

The priest said the striking teachers can continue work and seek after their requests simultaneously. The Minister of State for Education, Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, has scolded the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) for declining to cancel its seven-month-old strike.  Chukwuemeka. The priest said the association has no motivation to be protesting in light of the fact that the government has met everything except one of their requests.  Mr Nwajiuba said this during a meeting at the Nigerian Annual Education

  5 months ago
Education Minister Berates ASUU for Lingering Strike.