How Nigeria Is Desperately Failing Its Children

The number of pupils in Nigeria set to double in the next three decades - but even without looking ahead, the country is already desperately struggling to educate its young. An estimated 8.7 million Nigerian children are not even in primary school, making them the largest group of children not being educated in the world, writes David Mba for African Arguments.

Nigeria’s young population is a huge opportunity if harnessed, a ticking time bomb if not.


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