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…
19 May 2019
The Police on Sunday said they had killed the suspected mastermind of the kidnap of the Board Chairman, Universal Basic Education Commission ( UBEC )and his daughter.
30 Apr 2019
Chairman of Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC), Dr. Muhammad Abubakar, and his daughter were whisked away yesterday on their way to Abuja from Kaduna.
27 Mar 2019
At the end of the extraordinarily tumultuous weeks in Nigeria’s politics, one thing is at least clear: After all the elections hullabaloo, Nigeria remains one indivisible nation. All the fear of crisis was swept away by the euphoria of President Muhammadu Buhari’s four plus four victory. However, despite the tranquility, the ravaging economic hardship continues…
20 Dec 2018
About N142.6 billion is to be disbursed by the Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC) to states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) for provision of needed facilities in public primary and junior secondary schools in the country. The Executive Secretary of UBEC, Dr. Hamid Bobboyi, who made this known during a chat with newsmen in…
29 Nov 2018
A five-man panel of the Court of Appeal sitting in Sokoto and presided over by Justice Hannatu Sankey has sentenced the Chairman of the Zamfara State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB), Murtala Adamu Jengebe, to a cumulative jail term of 41 years. The acting spokesman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Tony Orilade,…
2 Nov 2018
The Executive Secretary, Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC), Dr Hamid Bobboyi, has said that the Federal Government would pay N71.29 billion directly to the commission being the outstanding counterpart funds. Bobboyi made this disclosure in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Friday in Abuja. According to him, the Federal Government will…
25 Oct 2018
At the moment, Nigeria is the world capital of out-of-school children with more than 13 million of them anywhere but in the classroom.
21 Oct 2018
Despite the overwhelming importance of Early Childhood Development (ECD), and its critical contribution to Millennium Development Goals 2 and 3, as well as, the realisation of Education for All...
4 Oct 2018
Stakeholders at the second national conference of Fafunwa Education Foundation (FEF) have highlighted the factors hindering quality teaching and learning of basic education in the country, saying until all the challenges are addressed, it may be difficult for Nigeria to attain the desired heights.
2 Sep 2018
A group under the auspices of Human Development Initiative (HDI) has charged the Universal Basic Education Board (UBEC) to collate details of defaulting contractors and ensure that they are blacklisted and reported to anti-graft agencies.
20 Aug 2018
The Benue State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB) has completed 426 projects in schools across the state. The Chairman of the board, Rev. Philip Tachin, made the disclosure in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Monday in Makurdi. He said that an additional 229 projects were also being handled by the…