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…
5 Aug 2018
For the purposes of accountability and transparency, the Federal Government has been urged to institutionalise the participation of Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) in the monitoring of projects nationwide.
24 Jul 2018
Human Development Initiatives (HDI) has trained 210 monitors from Somolu, Mushin and Surulere Local Governments to verify projects to be executed with the N2.08b 2016 Lagos State Universal Basic Education Board/ Universal Basic Education Commission (SUBEB/UBEC) fund. Executive Director of (HDI, Olufunso Owasanoye who stated this while speaking at a sensitisation workshop for members of…
20 Jul 2018
A professor of education in the University of Ibadan, Rashid Aderinoye, has given reasons Nigeria is yet to achieve the goal of its mass literacy programme.
12 Jul 2018
With the realisation that deformity in the delivery of basic education will forever hurt the nation’s growth and progress, operators of universal basic education as well as active players in the private sector have rallied to discuss and formulate policies that would reinforce basic learning through private sector involvement. The roundtable meeting facilitated by Oando…
1 May 2018
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…
5 Apr 2018
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.
12 Mar 2018
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…