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This study investigated era of recession and management of Universal Basic Education in Nigeria. To achieve this, three hypotheses were formulated and tested. Quantitative research design was used for the study. A self-designed questionnaire titled â€œRecession and Management of Universal Basic Education Questionnaireâ€ (RMUBEQ) was used to collect information for the study. The data collected were analyzed using Pearson Product Moment Correlation statistic. All hypotheses were tested at the 0.05 level of significance. The results revealed that there was a significant relationship between regular payment of teacher salaries, provision of learning and teaching facilities, training of teachers and management of universal basic education in Nigeria. It was recommended that government should work hard to improve teacher working conditions by prompt and regular payment of their salaries, continue to provide adequate learning and teaching facilities and also provide appropriate and adequate training of teachers to support them in building confidence as well as enhancing their professional growth towards effective management of universal basic education in Nigeria.