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How UBEC funded basic education with N503.124b in 15yrs

Established by the Compulsory, Free Universal Basic Education Act 2004, UBEC has the mandate of coordinating implementation of all aspects of the country’s UBE programme. Fifteen years after its set up, its intervention into the basic education subsector has totalled over N503.12 [...]

Fri, 10 July 2020


The shadow pandemic

Violence against women and girls in Nigeria is a pandemic-sized problem. 

Millions live in fear of being abused, assaulted or raped. 

Frontline heroes like the doctors, lawyers, social workers and counse [...]

Tue, 07 July 2020


How UBEC funded basic education with N503.124b in fifteen years

 

 

 

 

 

 

Since Nigeria commenced spirited efforts to implement its universal basic education programme, fifteen years ago, the country has voted N503, 124,325,426.01 billion [...]

Tue, 07 July 2020


Rape: Guard the rights of children to stop abuse- Experts By Ijeoma UKAZU

With the rising cases of rape and all forms of Sexual and Gender Based Violence, SGBV experts has said there is urgent need to safe guard the rights of children jealously in order to stop all forms of abuse.

 

 

 

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Wed, 01 July 2020


How Covid -19 is shaping social life in Abuja

Over the past six months Nigeria, and indeed most countries of the world, have been grappling with the new strain of the dreaded Coronavirus which has claimed several lives since it was discovered in Wuhan-China, in December 2019.

 

 

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Mon, 22 June 2020


Nutrition as a defense against viruses - Experts

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

With the outbreak of the Novel Coronavirus disease, COVID-19 pandemic, there has been an increase burden of malnutrition, poor food security [...]

Sun, 21 June 2020


Democracy Day: Affords Nigerians opportunity to create a new narrative

Unveiling and Rebranding Initiative, URNI has disclosed that the celebration of democracy in the country should be regarded as an opportunity to create a new narrative that will contribute towards making the nation a desirable one to live in.

 

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Fri, 12 June 2020


Rape: We demand proactive criminal justice, stringent punishment, honest policy response- MAMA centre

Following the incessant rape in Nigeria, the Mothers And Marginalised Advocacy Centre, MAMA Centre is seriously disturbed with this occurrence, poor response to reported cases with subsequent maiming and killing of victims.

 

 

 

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Wed, 03 June 2020


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