In 2015, the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, adopted the Computer-Based Test, CBT, as the singular mode for conducting the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, UTME, thus abolishing the use of Paper-Pencil Test, PPT. In this report, Godfrey AKON examines the setbacks, struggles [...]
The Feed and Read Program for Girls, a literacy scheme of the American University of Nigeria, AUN, for disadvantaged young girls in the Yola-Jimeta community, recently received a boost from Vicki Marsha Uniforms, a California-based school uniforms company.
The university said i [...]
Minister of State for Education, Prof. Anthony Anwukah, has urged parents in the country to encourage their wards to read and express themselves in poetic forms as part of efforts towards deepening their knowledge.
Anwukah, who spoke in Abuja on the occasion of the 2016 World Poetry Day, stress [...]
The Federal Government has set up a panel to unravel the veracity of allegations levelled against a teacher in Queens College, Lagos for sexually molesting a Junior Secondary School, JSS student.
Minister of State for Education, Prof. Anthony Anwukah, who constituted the panel charged members t [...]
The Federal Government has given indications to reduce counterpart funds paid by states to access UBEC allocations for the development of basic education in states.
Over N58 billion allocated to states is currently in the coffers of the Universal Basic Education Commission following the inabilit [...]
An estimated 32 per cent of Nigerian children between the ages of 6 to 11 years are not enrolled into primary school, a survey conducted by the National Population Commission, NPC, has revealed.
The data survey, which was carried out in partnership with the Ministry of Education and the United [...]
R-L: Executive Secretary, Universal Basic Education Commission, Dr. Suleiman Dikko, Yobe State Universal Basic Education Board, Alh. Goni Ibrahim and Yobe State Commissioner of Education, Alh. Mohammed Al-Amin, during the UBEC inspection of Basic Schools Federal Government projects in Yobe State, rece [...]
The Albino Foundation has reiterated its belief in education as a necessary tool to employ in the fight against discrimination of persons living with albinism, PLWA.
Chief Executive Officer of the Foundation, Mr. Jake Epele, who stated this in Abuja at the Back-to-School Education Grant Project [...]
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