Nigeria’s Education sector at crossroads


Nigeria joins the rest of the global community in commemorating this year’s International Day of Education. The solemnity is compelled by the current morass in which Nigeria’s education system has found itself.

The statistics presented on the decadence of Nigeria’s educational sector last year now threaten to induce an eerie nostalgia as the nation’s education sector has further plunged into abysmal conditions since then.

From 10.5 million out-of-school children in 2020, 1 in 12 of all out-of-school children globally, Nigeria has over 20 million. These latest numbers have made the World Bank believe that the crisis in Nigeria’s education sector means that 70 percent of…

Source: Nigerian Tribune