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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…
10 Mar 2018
The Federal Government has expressed unhappiness over the poor condition and neglect of Special Vocational Schools for out-of-school children In South-East and South-South by some state governments.
8 Mar 2018
The UBEC spoke at the 20th quarterly meeting of the commission and state chairmen of SUBEBs at Taal hotel in Lafia.The theme of this year’s meeting is ‘Agriculture in basic education: Preparing the next generation of Nigeria’s agro entrepreneurs’.
7 Mar 2018
One area of Nigeria’s public life that has yet to receive the adequate legal frameworks and policy guidelines to check financial leakages in the management of public finance...
22 Feb 2018
The Acting Director, Department of Academic Services, Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC), Abuja, Mallam Wadatau Madawaki, has called on the Federal Government to ensure that education is accorded its priority as stipulated by the United Nations (UN), so as to move the nation forward.   Speaking at the Connecting Classroom Best-Practice Sharing Conference for education stakeholders organised…
19 Jan 2018
Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State has assured that his administration will continue to invest heavily in the education sector, owing to its capacity to improve people’s lives and the society at large.


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Mr Olusegun Runsewe, Director-General, National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC), has commended Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State for returning History to the school curricula.
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The music video for Lizzo's song "2 B Loved (Am I Ready)" is coming out soon and it may continue where her "Truth Hurts" video left off. Lizzo uploaded a teaser short on Sunday (Aug. 14) that starts with the wedding scene from "Truth Hurts" and finishes with the singer speeding off like a runaway…
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Thailand's economy grew 2.5 percent in the second quarter as returning foreign tourists failed to offset high inflation and concerns over regional tensions, the country's main economic agency said Monday.
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Three persons were killed while 10 others sustained injuries in a lone accident involving a Mazda bus at Onipepeye area on the Abeokuta-Sagamu Expressway
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The Taliban marked the first anniversary of their return to power in Afghanistan with a national holiday Monday, following a turbulent year that saw women's rights crushed and a humanitarian crisis worsen.