11 Feb 2020
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.
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.
The Boy Died: How poorly constructed school building collapsed, ending life of a promising young scholar
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.