Nigeria Has Most Children Out-of-School in Africa
Of the 20 million children out-of-school globally, 10.5 million live in Nigeria, the government says.
Guardian, 25 July 2017
The Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Education, Adamu Hussaini, has disclosed that Nigeria has the highest number of out-of-school children in the world. Read more »
Premium Times, 24 July 2017
The government has expressed concern over the increasing number of out-of-school children in the country. Read more »
Nobel Peace Prize laureate Malala Yousafzai is visiting Nigeria and has met some of the Chibok schoolgirls whose cause she has championed. She called for a "state of emergency for ... Read more »
The Senate President, Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has described reports that over 10 million children in the country are out of school as a ticking time bomb. Read more »