With about 536,132 out-of-school children in Katsina State, stakeholders in the education sector have expressed concerns over the low enrolment of girls in schools in the North West state.
Failure by some state governors to access the Universal Basic Education Commission’s (UBEC) intervention fund is threatening the future of millions of Nigerian school children.
Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC) has begun the 2022 national personnel audit of basic education institutions in Nigeria.
Gov. Kayode of Ekiti has assured that the on-going projects embarked upon by his administration will be handed over before the expiration of his tenure in October.
Providing sound education for the young population is a critical means of ensuring a better Nigeria and it is high time the government and other stakeholders revamped the education sector.
Parlous conditions of public schools, in the midst of idle education grants, signpost one of the inherent contradictions of the Nigerian State.
Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged the 36 governors to immediately redirect public funds budgeted for security votes as well as ex-governors’ pensions and other retirement benefits.
President Muhammad Buhari has mourned pioneer Executive Secretary of Universal Basic Education Council, Prof. Gidado Tahir, who died yesterday.
9 Dec 2021
The Federal Government said it has proposed a legislation to increase funding to the nation’s basic education sector from the consolidated revenue fund.
13 Aug 2021
The Federal Government has described as regrettable the inability of some states of the federation to access counterpart funds from the Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC) for developing primary education.
28 Jul 2021
The Independent Corrupt Practices and other related Offences Commission (ICPC), yesterday, accused the private sector of being behind 60 per cent of illegal movement of funds from Africa to foreign nations.
17 May 2021
The Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC) has said plans are underway to ensure all the needs of children with disabilities are considered in the construction of schools facilities across the country.' The Executive Secretary of UBEC, Hamid Bobboyi, disclosed this while meeting with the delegation from the National Commission for People with Disabilities (NCPND), led…