Class      PRIMARY SIX (6)


Week      WEEK 7


Sub Topic

  1. Importance of Universal Basic Education Programmes (UBE)
  2. Importance of National Economic Empowerment and Development and Strategy (NEEDS)
  3. Importance of due process (DP)

Previous Topic : Pupils have previous knowledge of GOVERNMENT POLICIES AND PROGRAMMES   that was taught as a topic in the previous lesson

Instructional Materials :

  • Wall charts
  • Pictures
  • Related Online Video
  • Flash Cards

Methods of Teaching :

  • Class Discussion
  • Group Discussion
  • Asking Questions
  • Explanation
  • Role Modelling
  • Role Delegation


Reference Materials :

  • Scheme of Work
  • Online Information
  • Textbooks
  • Workbooks
  • 9 Year Basic Education Curriculum
  • Workbooks

Content :

Benefits or Importance of Nigerian Federal Government Universal Basic Education Programme (UBE)

  • It gives every child in Nigeria the opportunity to have basic education
  • It makes the less privileged ones most especially the girl child in the Northern part of Nigeria the opportunity to be able to read and write
  • It makes government to recruit more teachers most especially under the Universal Educational Scheme to teach, educate and enlighten pupils in the rural areas
  • It brings education to people in the rural areas as they are motivated to read and write through the Federal government scheme of Feed A child
  • The programme makes education compulsory for children that are between the ages of 6 to 11 years for primary schools and for the children between the ages of 12 to 14 years for pupils in Junior Secondary School (JSS)

Merits or Importance of Nigerian Federal Government National Economic Empowerment and Development and Strategy (NEEDS)

  • It is a federal government programme that is targeted towards poverty reduction or eradication
  • It is also initiated for wealth creation through the invention and introduction of various poverty alleviation programmes
  •  It is also established  to expand the range of choices for every human being by creating more job or employment opportunities
  • The programme was fashioned out in such a way that it also includes the unskilled and the ar5isans so that they can also benefit from the scheme

Advantages or Importance of Nigerian Federal Government Due Process (DP)

  • The programme is designed is such a way that every protocol is observed when dealing with issues of national interest
  • The policy is enacted in order to reduce favoritism and tribalism that is fueled by ethnicity when dealing with issues that are national interests
  • It reduces corruption among public civil servants
  • The increasing reports of abuse most especially when it comes to public procurement was reduced .
  • Unnecessary inflation of contract costs are reduced because of Federal government Due Process policy that is in place



The topic is presented step by step


Step 1:

The class teacher revises the previous topics


Step 2.

He introduces the new topic


Step 3:

The class teacher allows the pupils to give their own examples and he corrects them when the needs arise




The class teacher wraps up or conclude the lesson by giving out short note to summarize the topic that he or she has just taught.

The class teacher also goes round to make sure that the notes are well copied or well written by the pupils.

He or she does the necessary corrections when and where  the needs arise.



Mention three importance each of these Federal Government Policies and Programmes

  1. Due Process (DP)
  2. Universal Basic Education ( UBE )
  3. National Economic Empowerment and Development and Strategy (NEEDS)




Prepare for the next lesson by reading about  GOVERNMENT INSTITUTIONS IN NIGERIA

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