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Background Education Information on Nigeria

- Nigeria represents a broad culture of different , languages, and lifestyles, which require human rights protection.
- Nigeria has a small economy in Africa.
- Basic languages: English (official), Yoruba, Ibo
- Nigeria is failing to provide free education, at least in the elementary and fundamental stages.
- everyone has the right to education
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Canada vs. Nigeria

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- infancy death rate is 18.6% higher in Nigeria
- likelihood of have HIV/AIDS is increased by 7.8% in Nigeria
- birth rate is 3.5 % higher in Nigeria
- Nigerians die 34.15 % years earlier
- Nigerians use 99.21% less electricity
- Nigerians consume 97.17 less oil
- income is 93.75% less money in Nigeria
- Canadians spend 98.39% more on healthcare
- there is a 42.35% less chance of getting employed in Nigeria
- Nigerians experience 36.14% more of a class divide
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Education in Nigeria

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Outline of Education Requirements:
- 6 years of primary schooling
- 3 years of junior secondary schooling
- 3 years of senior secondary schooling
- 3 years of university education, finally directing toward a bachelor's level degree in the majority of the subjects.
Language:
- Native language is primarily used
- English is brought in after 3 years
School Term:
- Annual term of school in Nigeria is ten months
- Sectioned into three ten- to twelve-week periods, each at the pre-primary, primary, junior and senior secondary stages.
Facts:
- Literacy rate in Nigeria is 72%

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Education in Nigeria History

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- There were three fundamentally distinct education systems in Nigeria in 1990: the indigenous system, Quranic schools, and formal European-style education institutions.
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Education in Nigeria

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Primary Education:
- begins at 6 years of age
- subjects include mathematics, English language, Islamic knowledge studies, Bible knowledge, science and one of the three main native ethnic groups (Hausa-Fulani, Yoruba, and Igbo)
- before entering primary school, must take a Common Entrance Examination to qualify for admission into the Federal and State Government schools
Secondary Education:
- six years in Secondary School that is 3 years of JSS(Junior Secondary School), and 3 years of SSS(Senior Secondary School)
- schools are funded and managed directly by the Federal Government through the Ministry of Education
- Tuition and fees are very low, approximately 100 dollars because funding comes from the Federal Government
- students are required to purchase books and uniforms
- Private secondary schools in Nigeria tend to be quite expensive with average annual fees averaging from One to Two thousand dollars
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Nigerian President Will Not Face Main Rivals at Final Debate | News | English

Nigerian President Will Not Face Main Rivals at Final Debate | News | English | Purple Hibiscus 2 | Scoop.it
- Nigeria is preparing for nationwide elections.
- elections will be watched to see if officials can avoid similar chaos and fraud that happened in the 2007 polls.
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