Rains of tributes, encomiums for Anezi Okoro at 91
Enugu’s literary circle stood still on Sunday night for the author of One week, One trouble, Prof Anezionwu Okoro, as he turned 91 years old.
COVID-19 and exigency of online learning
The global lockdown over the coronavirus pandemic has affected virtually all spheres of life to the extent that most nations are putting on their thinking caps to decide
Unaccessed UBEC grants to states hit N73 billion
The unaccessed Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC) matching grants to state governments currently stand at N73 billion, the Executive Secretary, Dr. Hamid Bobboyi, has disclosed.
Poor record-keeping, lack of data hindering basic education
Executive Secretary, Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC) Hamid Bobboyi, has identified poor record-keeping in schools, lack of commitment to data generation by SUBEBs, inaccessibility or difficulty in obtaining data from private schools among others as some of the problems confronting basic education in the country.
Federal Government earmarks N10b to tackle out-of-school children
The Federal Government said it has committed N10billion to remove 10.2 million out-of-school children from streets in the next five years. The government said it hopes to achieve the target by enrolling two million children yearly in the next five years.
UBEC scores Osun State high in projects implementation
The leadership of the Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC) has rated Osun State high in projects’ implementation. The commission also commended the outstanding performance of the state in the execution of projects.
Open schooling as panacea for Nigeria’s army of out-of-school children
The Federal Government’s new initiative to tackle the menace of out-of-school-children is a welcome idea. It underscores the seriousness of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration to revive a comatose primary education system in the country, writes Head, Education Desk, IYABO LAWAL.
Nigeria moves to integrate Quranic education into UBE programme
Executive Secretary of UBEC, Dr Hamid Bobboyi, while declaring open the five-day workshop said the Federal Government would do everything possible to ensure that the Quranic schools are properly integrated into basic education curriculum.
The Boy Died: How poorly constructed school building collapsed, ending life of a promising young scholar
Drops of tears streamed down the eyes of the late Umaru Musa’s mother as she spoke. All over her light complexioned face, the pain of the loss of a dear son was engraved.
UBEC tells Oyo government how to access its N2bn outstanding fund
Edwin Jarumai, the Director of Administration and Supply, Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC), has urged the Oyo State Government to do the needful in accessing...