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It is observed that many well-designed programmes of government meant for the upliftment of the educational system. One of such programmes in Nigeria is the Universal Basic Education (U.B.E) programme. This programme has been hampered by a number of implementation challenges. This study tried to identify these challenges faced by teachers while implementing the Universal Basic Education programme. Two research questions guided the study. Simple random sampling was used in drawing respondents. The questionnaire for the study was designed by the researchers. Data were analyzed using the mean. The findings of the study revealed the challenges that are faced by teachers in the implementation of Universal Basic Education. Finally, conclusions with some recommendations were made.