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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.
28 Nov 2017
The Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT) has restated its opposition to local government autonomy that would lead to the scrapping of joint local government account.
24 Nov 2017
Executive Secretary of the Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC), Dr. Hamid Bobboyi, yesterday kicked off the 2017 National Assessment of Learning Achievement in Basic Education (NALABE) in Abuja.
23 Nov 2017
Perhaps, for the first time, the Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu, has told President Muhammadu Buhari that the money allocated for the ministry is nothing to write home about.
20 Nov 2017
Failure by some state governors to access the Universal Basic Education Commission’s (UBEC) intervention fund is threatening the future of millions of Nigerian school children.
16 Nov 2017
As public primary and secondary education across the country grapple with varying degrees of issues around quality and infrastructure, the Universal Basic Education Commission...
16 Nov 2017
The Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ) has called for more budgetary allocation to the education sector to position the nation for development.
1 Nov 2017
Last week, when Benue State hosted the Association of Nigerian Authors (ANA) for its international convention, the governor, Dr. Samuel Ortom, used the occasion to call on all well-meaning Nigerians to help spread the advocacy on the law mandating the ranching of all livestock to forestall the frequent clashes between farmers and herdsmen that had…
22 Aug 2017
The Executive Secretary, Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC), Dr. Hamid Bobboyi, who made this known yesterday in Abuja during a chat with newsmen, also noted that the funds will also be used in providing skills acquisition centres in the area.
20 Jul 2017
Edward Kallon has disclosed that about 65 per cent of the 74,280 public primary and junior secondary schools in the country  lack electricity, making technology-based education impossible.
17 Jul 2017
Gov. Nyesom Wike of Rivers said on Monday that his administration had accessed N5.6 billion from the Universal Basic Education Commission Fund (UBEC) for the development of primary schools in the state.


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Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo of a Lagos Special Offences Court, Ikeja, has exonerated former Managing Director of American International Insurance Company (AIICO) Capital Limited, a subsidiary of AIICO Plc., Lanre Fabunmi, of stealing and dishonestly converting N1.7 billion belonging to the firm. Others acquitted with him are: Onome Odometa, Olajumoke Akano and Olabode Ogunlere. The trial…
58 mins ago
Tony Blevins, vice president of procurement at Apple, is apparently leaving the maker of iPhones, MacBooks, and other consumer electronics after making an offensive remark that went viral on TikTok. In a video posted on September 5, Tiktok star Daniel Mac approached Blevin. In his series, he questions people who own expensive cars about their…
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The Federal Government has pledged to improve the welfare of Nigerian workers as the country marked its 62nd independence.
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A suicide bomber attacked an education centre in the Afghan capital on Friday where hundreds of students were preparing for university exams, killing at least 20 people, most of them young women.
3 hours ago
The US Congress approved $12.3 billion in aid Friday to help Ukraine battle its invasion by Russia as part of a stopgap spending bill that averts a chaotic government shutdown ahead of a midnight deadline.