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2 Dec 2019
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.
24 Oct 2019
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.
10 Oct 2019
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.
26 Sep 2019
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.
19 Sep 2019
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.
25 Aug 2019
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.
9 Aug 2019
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...
29 Jul 2019
There are many things I will do differently because the first time you come in as governor, your perception of the state is different from the reality you meet...
27 May 2019
A human rights group, Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP), has filed a suit at the Federal High Court, Lagos, against Governor...
25 May 2019
The Executive Secretary of Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC) Dr. Hamid Bobboyi has revealed that only 57 per cent of the nation’s basic education teachers are qualified.
25 May 2019
The Kaduna State Government said on Saturday that it had expended N142.9 billion on basic education between 2015 and 2018.
20 May 2019
Going by all the emerging evidence of the brazen, defiant criminality in its many forms ravaging this country now, the rule of law is failing and the power of constituted authority to fulfill its very purpose is quite embarrassing. There is a sense in which we can claim that this nation is still in jeopardy…


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Pope Francis has said he is "greatly disappointed" he cannot make a planned visit to the Democratic Republic of Congo and South Sudan on Saturday due to knee pain. The 85-year-old pontiff suffers chronic arthritis in his knee, according to Vatican sources, and has cancelled a string of events in recent months. "The Lord knows…
39 mins ago
Harmony Tan, who knocked Serena Williams out of Wimbledon, demolished British wild card Katie Boulter 6-1, 6-1 on Saturday in just 51 minutes to reach the fourth round. The 24-year-old French player broke Boulter five times in a dominant display to disappoint the crowd on Court Two. Tan was in charge from the start, racing…
1 hour ago
The search for survivors buried under a landslide in India's northeast entered its third day Saturday with 25 bodies pulled from the rubble and nearly 40 people still missing. Security forces and disaster relief teams raced against the clock to find any more survivors trapped under the debris at a railway construction camp in Manipur…
1 hour ago
Missiles rained down on Ukraine killing many civilians and wounding dozens in built up areas as the weekend began, prompting President Volodymyr Zelensky to accuse Russia of state "terror". Strikes on a southern resort town left 21 dead and dozens wounded after missiles slammed into flats and a recreation centre in Sergiyvka, 80 kilometres (50…
1 hour ago
More than two dozen crew members are unaccounted for after their ship broke into two during a typhoon in the South China Sea on Saturday, with rescuers scrambling to find them, officials say. An engineering vessel that was 160 nautical miles southwest of Hong Kong "suffered substantial damage and broke into two pieces" and the…