Lafarge begins national literacy competition, gets UBEC endorsement
Lafarge Africa Plc, one of the leading cement and building solutions provider, has received the endorsement of the Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC) for its nationwide education intervention, the Lafarge Africa National Literacy Competition (LANLC). Director of Communications, Public Affairs and Sustainable Development, Mrs. Folashade Ambrose-Medebem, who disclosed this while announcing outlined events for the…
Herdsmen killings: Justice for orphans and vulnerable youths
The Benue State SUBEB Boss released the shocking News, that more than 20,000 children were forced out of school due to herdsmen/farmers’ crisis.
Don't lease out public schools for religious activities, warns SUBEB chair
Chairamn of Ondo State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB), Princess Oladunni Odu, has urged the general public to stop trespassers from destroying government properties and educational facilities in the state. Odu made the appeal in Akure during the inspection of UBEC/SUBEB projects to construct and renovate over 500 classrooms in the public primary schools across…
SUBEB, UNICEF plan 50% reduction in out-of-school children in Gombe state
The State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB) in Gombe state says it plans to reduce the number of out-of-school children in the state in 2018/2019 academic session by 50 per cent. Mrs Zulaihatu Madugu, Acting Secretary of the Board, said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Friday in Gombe.…
Board completes 426 projects in Benue schools
The Benue State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB) has completed 426 projects in schools across the state. The Chairman of the board, Rev. Philip Tachin, made the disclosure in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Monday in Makurdi. He said that an additional 229 projects were also being handled by the…
181,000 Lagos pupils sit for placement test into JSS
One hundred and eighty one thousand pupils from public and private primary schools in Lagos State, yesterday, participated in the 2017/2018-placement test into Junior Secondary School (JSS 1), across the state.
HDI trains 210 monitors to trail projects
Human Development Initiatives (HDI) has trained 210 monitors from Somolu, Mushin and Surulere Local Governments to verify projects to be executed with the N2.08b 2016 Lagos State Universal Basic Education Board/ Universal Basic Education Commission (SUBEB/UBEC) fund. Executive Director of (HDI, Olufunso Owasanoye who stated this while speaking at a sensitisation workshop for members of…
Coca-Cola Nigeria partners Ogun goverment to upgrade learning facilities
To support government in the provision of conducive learning facilities, Coca-Cola Nigeria in collaboration with the Ogun State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB), has embarked on a construction and rehabilitation of First Baptist Primary School, Abeokuta, Ogun State.
Septuagenarian, two sons in police custody for defiling minor
The Edo State Government yesterday handed over 70-year-old Francis Ezomo, his two sons- Nosa Ezomo, 26, and Festus Ezomo, 29- to the state Commissioner of Police, Johnson Kokumo...
Sacked teachers: Kaduna government to constrict holidays, extend lesson hours in schools short of teachers
Following the mass purge of over 21 thousand primary school teachers, the Kaduna state government said it will constrict holiday periods and extend hour of lessons in schools lagging behind in educational activities, due to shortage of teachers.