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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.
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.


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President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed former Permanent Secretary, Ecological Project Office (EPO), Dr Habiba Muda Lawal, as Special Adviser to the President, Policy and Coordination.
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Gov Douye Diri of Bayelsa on Wednesday directed Local Government Chairmen to reside within their domains and ensure peaceful coexistence in their communities.
1 hour ago
Igbo youths under the auspices of the Coalition of South East Youth Leaders (COSEYL) on Wednesday warned groups and individuals promoting the presidential ambition of Senator Ahmed Bola Tinubu to stay clear of the zone. President and Publicity Secretary of the group, Goodluck Ibem and Okay Nworu, in a statement, described as "unfortunate" how certain…
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A Chinese court rejected an appeal in a landmark sexual harassment case on Wednesday, dealing a blow to the country's fledgling #MeToo movement. Zhou Xiaoxuan stepped forward in 2018 to accuse popular state TV host Zhu Jun of forcibly kissing and groping her during her 2014 internship at the broadcaster. Her case inspired many others…
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Tunisia's judicial authorities on Wednesday revoked the sacking in early June by President Kais Saied of almost 50 judges, a court spokesman told AFP. A June 1 presidential decree in the North African country saw Saied fire 57 judges, after accusing many of corruption and other crimes. His move, which rights groups called "a deep…