Nigerian Education in Perspective: Problems and Prospects

Adebisi Adewole *

*Corresponding author for this work

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The report explores the history and the changing structure of Nigeria's education and the problems it had experienced since 1960. It viewed that the continuous erosion of quality in standard has left graduates at international comparative disadvantage. The paper proposed a state of emergency on education and advised the government of Nigeria to spend 26 percent of its gross domestic product on education as recommended by the United Nations.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationNigeria
Number of pages26
EditionMay 2020
Publication statusPublished - 24 May 2020


  • Education
  • Development
  • Examination
  • Curriculum
  • HSCE
  • University


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