Friday, 29th September 2023


5 Sep
The Bauchi State governor, Bala Mohammed, has said that he has approved a sum of N17billion in three years on education but the sector has not improved positively, despite a state of emergency he declared on education about four years ago, some government officials are frustrating his efforts. Mohammed was ostensibly disturbed about the state…
21 Aug
The British Council has stressed the need to strengthen the capacity of teachers in the education sector, as the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) reaches its second half.
21 Jun
The Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC) has initiated special training designed to strictly manage its funds by eliminating all financial leakages.
16 Jun
The Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC) has emphasised the need to strengthen mathematics and science education (SMASE), and phonics training for teachers nationwide
8 Jun
The Universal Basic Education Commission, UBEC, has organised a workshop to build teachers' capacity to Strengthening Mathematics and Science Education, SMASE, and jolly phonics programs for teachers across the country. Speaking at the workshop the Executive Secretary of UBEC, Dr. Hamid Bobboyi, explained that SMASE and Jolly Phonics have been implemented over ten years in…
6 Jun
The Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC) has disclosed that the Federal Government (FG) disbursed a total amount of N57,165,751,416.12 towards the professional development of teachers in Nigeria.
22 May
Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC), through its Digital Resource Centre (DRC), has trained some teachers and other personnel for take-off of the Federal Government’s model Smart Schools in two pilot states of Kwara and Kano.
19 Feb
Despite the combined efforts of the Nigerian government, international development partners and non-governmental organisations to tackle the pervasive issue of out-of-school children in Nigeria, the country is still struggling to find solutions.
27 Nov 2022
The Nigerian Publishers Association (NPA), Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC), and House of Representatives have appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to sign the amended copyright bill into law.
24 Oct 2022
The Chartered Institute of Professional Printers of Nigeria (CIPPON) on Monday said Nigeria is losing ₦‎1trillion revenue to the patronage of foreign firms in the printing industry. CIPPON blamed the development on the heavy reliance of Federal Government major spenders like the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and the Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC) on…
9 Oct 2022
The Executive Secretary of the Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC), Dr Hamid Bobboyi, has stated that the 37 smart schools being built by the federal government in the various states and the Federal Capital Territory are compliant with international standards and best practices in smart education.
27 Sep 2022
The Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC), has commended the Government of the Republic of Korea, through its grant aid agency, Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA), for training Nigerian government officials to increase the capacity of teachers in the country.


34 mins ago
The Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), Maj.-Gen. Christopher Musa, has said that the military will flush out bandits and terrorists from the country.
1 hour ago
The Nigeria Customs Service, Federal Operations Unit (FOU) Zone A has arrested Mr Felix Maiva, a wanted wildlife smuggler who, according to the agency, has been on the run since 2021. Maiva's arrest is a fallout of intense investigation and surveillance that followed the discovery of a 20 foot container found to contain 4,752kg of…
1 hour ago
As the United Nations General Assembly High-Level week proceeded last week, the idea of Africa as the next business frontier of the world resounded with glaring ardour. Even the very fact that New York where all of the world’s attention is turned to about this time every year is led by an African American is…
1 hour ago
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, 29 September 2023 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/- Bybit, the world’s third most visited crypto exchange, is thrilled to have invited fans to an unforgettable experience at the 2023 Formula One Japanese Grand Prix, following Max Verstappen’s podium win, and ORBR winning the Constructors’ World Championship for the sixth time in the team’s history. As…
1 hour ago
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, 29 September 2023 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/- Bybit, the world’s third most visited crypto exchange, is partnering with American University of Sharjah (AUS) to create an inter-college hackathon, empowering young people to develop new AI and crypto models.  Dubbed the “CryptoAI BUILDER Challenge,” this initiative represents a milestone in the partnership between AUS and…
1 hour ago
The Nigerian Navy has arrested six impostors impersonating as Nigerian Navy personnel to engage in fraudulent activities.
1 hour ago
The Delta Governorship Election Tribunal sitting in Asaba on Friday affirmed Gov. Sheriff Oborevwori of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as the duly elected governor of Delta.
3 hours ago
Leaders and Elders Forum of the All Progressive Congress (APC) in Delta have commended President Bola Tinubu over subsidy removal palliatives to the state and Nigeria at large. This is contained in a communique jointly signed by the forum’s Chairman, Chief Godwin Ogbetuo, and others at the end of its meeting on Friday in Asaba.…
3 hours ago
The Special Military Taskforce, Operation Safe Haven (OPSH), maintaining peace in Plateau and parts of Bauchi and Kaduna States, have arrested suspected killers of Na’aman Stephen, a Catholic seminarian. Capt. James Oya, the Media Officer of OPSH disclosed this while addressing newsmen on Friday in Jos. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that gunmen…
4 hours ago
The wife of Gabon's ousted president Ali Bongo Ondimba has been charged with "money laundering" and other offences, the public prosecutor said Friday, a month after a coup toppled her husband. Sylvia Bongo Ondimba Valentin, who is Franco-Gabonese, and one of the couple's sons have been accused by the coup leader of having pulled the…