• Alleged Graft: Again, Ekiti House Invites Fayemi over N850m SUBEB funds

    Alleged Graft: Again, Ekiti House Invites Fayemi over N850m SUBEB funds

    The Ekiti State House of Assembly has again invited a former governor of the state, Dr Kayode Fayemi, over the controversial N850 million State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB) funds.

    The House also adopted the state Medium Term Expenditure Framework (MTEF) 2017 – 2019 document as its document at plenary on Tuesday.

    Leader of the House, Olatunji Akinyele, noted that “Some time ago, the former governor was invited to this honourable House to come and explain how N850 million State Universal Basic […]

  • Governor Obaseki Fires Embattled SUBEB Boss Under EFCC Investigation with immediate effect

    Governor Obaseki Fires Embattled SUBEB Boss Under EFCC Investigation with immediate effect

    Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki on Friday wielded his big stick with the suspension of the embattled Chairman of the State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB), Chief Steve Alao from office with immediate effect.

    In his replacement, Governor Obaseki has approved without delay the appointment of Mallam Ali Sulayman as the interim Board Chairman of the board and the appointment takes immediate effect.

    The suspension order and appointment of new board chairman was contained in a statement issued yesterday by the Secretary […]

  • EFCC arrests Edo SUBEB bosses over N1.5bn fraud

    EFCC arrests Edo SUBEB bosses over N1.5bn fraud

    According to reports, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibadan Zonal Office has arrested the Executive chairman and Director of Finance of the Edo State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB), Mr. Stephen Alao and Mr. Adams Osabuohien respectively, in connection with an alleged case of abuse of office, diversion and misappropriation of funds to the tune of one billion and five hundred million naira (N1.5bn).

    According to an EFCC source, the duo who are still being interrogated by the operatives […]

  • SUBEB takes over payment of teachers’ salary in Cross River

    SUBEB takes over payment of teachers’ salary in Cross River

    It was gathered that the Cross River State Universal Basic Education Board has been saddled with the responsibility of paying salaries of primary school teachers across the 18 local government areas of the state.

    Executive Chairman of SUBEB, Dr. Stephen Odey, who made this disclosure while briefing journalists in Calabar, said the board would on Tuesday carry out biometric exercise on all teachers to ensure regular payments from December.

    He also said the board has commenced the replacement of wooden classroom chairs […]

  • Cross River SUBEB to distribute textbooks, vehicles, chairs to primary schools

    Cross River SUBEB to distribute textbooks, vehicles, chairs to primary schools

    According to reports, the State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB) in Cross River, has taken delivery of 75,000 textbooks and 17,200 plastic furniture for distribution to Primary Schools in the state.

    The state Executive Chairman of SUBEB, Dr Stephen Odey, made the disclosure on Monday in Calabar while briefing newsmen on the activities of the board.

    He said that apart from the textbooks and chairs, the board also received four Hilux vehicles and a Prado Jeep for effective monitoring of schools across […]

  • Court jails traditional ruler, as ICPC arraigns SUBEB officials

    Court jails traditional ruler, as ICPC arraigns SUBEB officials

    The High Court of Abia State has sentenced the traditional ruler of Ipupe community in Ubalaka, Umuahia South local council, Eze Bob Ubiaru, to two years in prison for embezzlement of funds.

    Spokesperson for the Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission (ICPC), Mrs. Rasheedat Okoduwa said in a statement yesterday that the money was meant for the compensation of his community for the installation of public power infrastructure on their sacred land.

    The traditional ruler was arraigned alongside the Secretary […]

  • Edo to recruit 10,000 teachers into civil service, says SUBEB

    Edo to recruit 10,000 teachers into civil service, says SUBEB

    Over 10,000 teachers will soon be recruited into the services of the Edo State Government to address the paucity of teachers in some local government areas of the state, Prince Stephen Alao, chairman of the state Universal Basic Education, SUBEB, has said.

    The SUBEB boss, who disclosed this yesterday, said that contracts were currently being awarded for the construction of more schools in the state, adding that over N500 million had been paid to various contractors with a view to facilitate […]