Wednesday, February 17, 2021



Most Almajiris are not Nigerians, says Ganduje

Most Quranic education school pupils, popularly referred to as “Almajiri”, who roam the streets in the northern part of the country, are not Nigerians, Kano State governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, said on Monday.

2021 Budget: We’re being short-changed, northeast governors lament

The Northeast Governors Forum, NEGF, has lamented the low budgetary allocation to the region in the 2021 proposed budget estimate, calling on the National Assembly members in the region to take immediate steps to redress the imbalance.

School re-opening, UBEC donates 19,000 facemasks, other PPEs to Nasarawa schools

The Universal Basic Education Board, UBEC, has donated 19,000 facemasks and other COVID-19 protective items to primary schools in Nasarawa State.

UBEC released N48.6bn to states for teachers training ― Bobboyi

The Universal Basic Education Commission, UBEC, says it has so far disbursed the sum of N48.6 billion to support State Governments for training and re-training of teachers and education managers in public basic schools in the country.

UBEC wades into Almajiri school system, to improve teaching, learning quality

The Universal Basic Education Commission, UBEC, said on Wednesday that steps are being taken to improve the quality of teaching and learning in almajiri schools across the country.

Nasarawa receives N5bn intervention from UBEC

Mr Mohammed Dan’Azumi, Executive Chairman of Nasarawa State Universal Basic Education Board, SUBEB has confirmed the receipt of N5 billion from Universal Basic Education...

UBEC earmarks N500m for construction of 3 schools in Daura

The Universal Basic Education Commission, UBEC, has earmarked N500 million for the construction of three schools in Daura to increase access to education in the area.

Gov. Fintiri revokes school land allocated to individuals

Gov. Ahmadu Fintiri of Adamawa has revoked all schools’ land allocated to individuals in the state.

UNICEF moves to return Nigeria’s out-of-school children

The United Nations Children’s Fund, UNICEF, said on Wednesday that it would partner with Universal Basic Education Commission, UBEC, to organise quarterly enrollment campaign to return out-of-school children to school.

Out-of-School children’s figure drops in Nigeria – Adamu Adamu

The Federal Government says the number of Out-of-School, OSC, Children in the country has reduced from 13.2 million to 10.2million, following various interventions of the government and development partners.

UBEC to disburse N142.6bn to states, FCT – Bobboyi

The Universal Basic Education Commission, UBEC, has disclosed that it will soon disburse N142.6 billion to states and the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, to...

Zamfara UBEC boss jailed for corruption

The executive chairman of Zamfara State Universal Basic Education Board, Murtala Adamu, has been convicted and sentenced to six months imprisonment by Justice Zainab Abubakar...

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