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The Centre for Anti-Corruption and Open Leadership, CACOL, has commended the Muhammadu Buhari’s government’s support for the quick establishment of specialized courts to try corruption and its allied cases for speedy determination of such cases within a stipulated time in order to bring culprits to book and discourage penchant for embezzlement and other forms of grand corruption.

President Buhari urges state governments to improve access to quality education

President Muhammadu Buhari has called on state governments to take necessary actions to improve access to quality education in their states.

Report: High number of Sokoto, Kebbi children taught by unqualified teachers

The report of the 2018 National Personnel Audit (NPA) unveiled in Abuja on Monday has revealed that Sokoto, Kebbi, Jigawa, Gombe and Yobe states have the highest number of unqualified teachers in their classrooms, with Ekiti, Benue, Oyo, Edo and Osun states having an impressive number of qualified teachers in their school systems.

Federal government intensifies efforts on integration of Qur’anic education into UBE programme

The Federal Government has reiterated commitment to integrate the Qur’anic and Tsangaya education into the Universal Basic Education (UBE) programme in the country.

UBEC to adopt open contracting data standards to eradicate corruption

Dr Hamid Bobboyi, Executive Secretary, Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC), has said that the commission would adopt the Open Contract Data Standards (OCDS) to eradicate corruption in its contract system.

Out-of-school children: Federal government set to introduce open schooling programme

The Federal Government has announced a plan to introduce Open Schooling Programme as a means of providing”accessible and flexible” quality basic education to children and youth in the country.

UBEC: Only 57% of basic education teachers are qualified

The Executive Secretary of the Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC), Dr. Hamid Bobboyi, has revealed that only 57 per cent of the nation’s basic education teachers are qualified.
Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu

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.

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German businessman shot dead in Liberia

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China advises against travel to Wuhan as coronavirus deaths surge

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“Governor Nasir El-Rufai has also intervened to ensure prompt settlement of the salary arrears that the local government councils owe to about 8500 primary school teachers that were employed in the second batch of recruitment of new teachers.

Kaduna introduces electronic traffic enforcement

The Kaduna State Traffic Law Enforcement Authority (KASTLEA) is being automated to make traffic enforcement in more efficient, a government statement said on Wednesday.
Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki, has asked the Peoples Democratic Party to show proof of allegations that the state treasury is empty.

Governor Obaseki’s aide escapes gunmen, raises the alarm over threat to life

Comrade Solomon Okoduwa, Senior Special Assistant, (SSA) Edo State Governor on Anti-Human Trafficking Issues, on Wednesday cried out over what he described a series of threats to his life.