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Adamu Adamu: World Bank provides $611 million to support Nigeria’s basic education

The minister of education, Adamu Adamu, on Thursday announced that the World Bank has provided a total of $611 million to support the Nigerian government in strengthening universal basic education.

UBEC: Federal government to deduct states’ counterpart fund from Paris club refund

The Federal Government said it has devised workable means to get the mandatory counterpart funds from states with a backlog of un-accessed funds at the Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC).

UBEC to disburse N142.6 billion to 36 states, FCT

The Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC) said it would soon commence the disbursement of N142.6 billion to states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

UBEC: Federal government to pay N71 billion outstanding counterpart fund

The Executive Secretary, Universal Basic Education Commission, Dr Hamid Bobboyi, has said that the Federal Government would pay N71.29 billion directly to the commission being the outstanding counterpart funds.
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Federal government to pay N71 billion outstanding counterpart fund to UBEC

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.

UBEC: Early marriage, pervading ‘almajiri’ bane of education in Northern Nigeria

Executive Secretary of the Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC), Dr. Hamid Bobboyi, on Wednesday, highlighted early marriage, especially of girls, pervading Almajiri as top bane of educational development of Northern Nigeria.

UBEC: Out-of-school children increases from 10.5 million to 13.2 million

Mr Hamid Bobboyi, Executive Secretary, Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC), has said that the number of out-of-school children increased from 10.5 million to 13.2 million between 2010 and 2015.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday declared open the 2018 International Press Institute World Congress with a call on journalists worldwide to address the menace of fake news and hate speech.

President Buhari urges Nigerians to support fight against corruption

President Muhammadu Buhari has urged Nigerians to continue to support the fight against corruption to accelerate Nigeria’s development.

Official: Private schools frustrating UBEC’s personnel audit

The Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC) has alleged that some private schools were posing a serious challenge to the ongoing nationwide National Personnel Audit of all Basic Education institutions.

South-East states trails behind in accessing UBEC grants

The future of the South-East is obviously under a threat of systematic collapse. This is because its five governors have jettisoned what they ought to do to secure a strong educational foundation for current and unborn generations.

Minister: Federal government has spent N138 billion on basic education in three years

A total of N138 billion has so far been expended by the federal government in the development of basic education in the past three years, Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu, has said.

Federal government releases N138 billion to strengthen basic education

The Federal Government says it has released more than N138 billion in the last three years as matching grant to strengthen basic education system in the country.

UBEC puts measures in place to track funds released to states

Executive Secretary, Universal Basic Commission, Mr. Hamid Bobboyi, on Wednesday said the commission has put measures in place to track funds released to state governments for the implementation of basic education.

Federal govt lauds Governor Lalong for putting into use abandoned girls model schools

The Federal Government has lamented that many of the over 100 Junior Girls Model Secondary Schools built across the country are in ruined and abandoned by some state governments.

UBEC commences assessment of basic education nationwide

The Universal Basic Education Commission, UBEC, has expressed confidence that the outcome of results in the ongoing assessment of basic education across the nation will be credible.

Most state govts recruit unqualified teachers, pay them peanuts – UBEC chief

The Federal Government has commenced the conduct of a national assessment of learning achievements in schools across the nation.

UBEC trains 1 million teachers in seven years – Hamid Bobboyi

The Universal Basic Education Commission says it has committed more than N35 billion in training 1,172,700 primary school teachers across the country in the last seven years.

UBEC set for national basic education sector plan

The Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC) has said that it would have a National Basic Education Sector Plan by October to help in educational planning process.

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Nobel Peace Prize-winner Malala Yousafzai Friday urged Japan and its fellow Group of 20 nations to pledge new funding for educating girls at June's G20 summit, hosted by the Japanese.

Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai urges G20 to boost funds for girls’ schooling

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