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the commission’s inspection of UBEC Federal Government Projects in Kaduna State, recently.

L-R: The Headmistress, LEA primary school, Vaguwar, Kano Central, Hajiya Fausat Lawal, Director, Project Monitoring, Kaduna State Universal Basic Education Board, Dr. Madfaki Monday, Permanent Secretary, Kaduna State SUBEB, Mr. Ibrahim Sambo and Executive Secretary, Universal Basic Education C [...]

Sun, 28 February 2016


UBEC frowns at substandard school projects

The Universal Basic Education Commission, UBEC, has expressed displeasure over some low standard school projects in the North Central and North West geo-political zones under the 2015 budget.

According to a statement released by UBEC, the Executive Secretary of the commission, Dr. Dikko Suleima [...]

Sun, 28 February 2016


Nigerian languages still under threat - FG

Again, the federal government has raised an alarm over the un-abetting decline on the use of mother tongue amongst Nigerians, stating that Nigerian indigenous languages were still under the threat of extinction.

Minister of State for Education, Prof. Anthony Anwukah, stated this in Abuja at the [...]

Sun, 28 February 2016


Korea partners Nigeria on schools’ construction in FCT

The Korean government through its Korean International Cooperation Agency, KOICA, is partnering the FCT Administration and the Universal Basic Education Commission, UBEC, to build model primary and secondary schools in Abuja.

The schools, which are estimated to cost $15 million US dollars, are [...]

Sun, 28 February 2016


ASUU: 8% education budget flouts agreement with FG

The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, has said the N369.6 billion appropriation to education for 2016 represents only 8 per cent of the national budget, contrary to its agreement with the federal government to progressively increase the allocation to 26 per cent as recommended by UNESCO.

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Sun, 28 February 2016


public presentation of “The Nigerian Century” in Abuja.

L-R: Book launcher and rep of Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, Hon. Babajimi Benson, author, Mr. Dare Babarinsa, his wife, Mrs. Modupe Babarinsa, chairman of the occasion, Prince Julius Adelusi-Adeluyi, Executive Director, Transcorp Hilton, Ms Okaima Ohizua, Deputy Chairman, South/West, APC, Chief Segun O [...]

Sun, 21 February 2016


World Bank, int’l partners to fund Nigeria’s school census

The World Bank has given assurance of providing financial and technical assistance to federal and state government’s institutions to facilitate the annual school census across Nigeria.

World Bank Education Specialist in Nigeria, Dr. Tunde Adekola, who stated this at the flag-off of the ex [...]

Sun, 21 February 2016


FCT minister backs closure of 556 private schools

FCT Minister, Mallam Muhammad Bello, has thrown his weight behind a decision by the FCT Education Secretariat to shut down over 556 illegal private schools operating in Abuja.

Bello spoke on the sidelines of the flag off of the 2015/2016 annual school census in Abuja, last week, maintaining tha [...]

Sun, 21 February 2016


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