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UBEC Moves Contractors Back To Site After National Wire’s Story On Substandard Projects

In reaction to National Wire investigative story on – UBEC contract Scam: Why Out-Of-School Pupil Increase in Nigeria,  the Kano State Universal Education Board, KSUEB, has ordered the contractors handling the reported poorly executed projects back to site. Bashir Dahiru, KSUBEB, Director of Physical planning told National wire that the contractors handling the projects mentioned […]

UBEC Contract Scam: Why Out-Of-School Pupils Increase In Nigeria

20 years after the introduction of the Universal Basic Education Act, the commissions’ failure to implement the Act has pushed the number of out-of- school children from 6.6million to 13.5million. In his trip to Kano; a state noted for high number of out-of-school children, VICTOR EMERUWA, accompanied by a certified quantity surveyor, reports how UBEC […]

Gov. Ahmed Calls For Review Of UBEC Counterpart Funding

Folake Sokoya Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed of Kwara State has called for a reduction in the counterpart fund payable by state governments as matching grant for the Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC) programme. The governor, who made the call while receiving members of the UBEC monitoring team led by its Deputy Director of Planning, Research and […]