How contractors fleece government in UBEC school project contracts
In 2015, Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC) awarded over 300 contracts for the renovation and rehabilitation of schools across 26 states, including Federal Capital Territory, Abuja. The Guardian monitors the school projects in four states, and finds out that for more than two years after the contracts were awarded some of them remain uncompleted, while some…
Group tracks N501.4m UBEC projects in 32 Kaduna schools
A Non Governmental Organisation, the Civil Society Action Coalition on Education for All, (CSACEFA) said it has commenced investigation into N501.4m Universal Basic Education Commission’s (UBEC) spending in 32 basic schools in Kaduna State.
UBEC laments poor condition of vocational schools in Southeast, South south
The Federal Government has lamented the poor condition and neglect of special vocational schools for out-of-school children by some state governments. Executive Secretary, Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC), Dr. Hamid Bobboyi who stated this during an advocacy visit and monitoring of projects executed by the commission in Abia and Akwa Ibom states, said the centres…
UBEC raises concern over abandoned schools for out-of-school children
The Federal Government has expressed unhappiness over the poor condition and neglect of Special Vocational Schools for out-of-school children In South-East and South-South by some state governments.
UBEC lauds Nasarawa over N4.3billion counterpart fund
The UBEC spoke at the 20th quarterly meeting of the commission and state chairmen of SUBEBs at Taal hotel in Lafia.The theme of this year’s meeting is ‘Agriculture in basic education: Preparing the next generation of Nigeria’s agro entrepreneurs’.
UBEC director, British Council urge government to prioritise learning
The Acting Director, Department of Academic Services, Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC), Abuja, Mallam Wadatau Madawaki, has called on the Federal Government to ensure that education is accorded its priority as stipulated by the United Nations (UN), so as to move the nation forward. Speaking at the Connecting Classroom Best-Practice Sharing Conference for education stakeholders organised…
Ambode pledges continuous investment in education
Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State has assured that his administration will continue to invest heavily in the education sector, owing to its capacity to improve people’s lives and the society at large.
UBEC begins nationwide assessment
Executive Secretary of the Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC), Dr. Hamid Bobboyi, yesterday kicked off the 2017 National Assessment of Learning Achievement in Basic Education (NALABE) in Abuja.
Nigeria’s knowledge sector and its poor share of national budget
Perhaps, for the first time, the Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu, has told President Muhammadu Buhari that the money allocated for the ministry is nothing to write home about.