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5 Nov 2020
A non-governmental organisation, Human Development Initiatives (HDI) has enjoined government at all levels to devote more percentage of their annual budgetary allocations to education, in order to increase the pace of development in the country. Speaking at a sensitisation programme for education stakeholders in Ojo Local government area of the state, the HDI Program Officer,…
27 Apr 2020
The global lockdown over the coronavirus pandemic has affected virtually all spheres of life to the extent that most nations are putting on their thinking caps to decide
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.
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
23 Feb 2017
President of the group, Dr. Ralph Inyinbor in a chat with The Guardian on the state of education in the country noted that  basic education provides students with the opportunity to become...
6 Oct 2016
Bobboyi said this yesterday at the 16th quarterly meeting of the agency management and state executive chairmen of SUBEBs in Jos, the Plateau State capital.
28 Jul 2016
By most accounts, the duties of school principals, teachers, counsellors and career advisers in secondary schools include the provision of pragmatic guidance to the students.
14 Jul 2016
The project commissioned on Monday, July 4, 2016 at St. Luke Demonstration School, Molete, Ibadan, and implemented through the Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC), cost the Japanese government $13.2m.


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