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Nigeria Education

Nigeria Education

In Nigeria, the education follows a 6-3-3 system, where the primary school lasts for 6 years, the secondary school for 3 years and the secondary school for 3 years. According to UNESCO, in 2008, 49% of the population over 15 years were illiterate. Basic education The official school age is 6 years. In principle, primary and lower secondary school is both free and compulsory. However, a family’s socio-economic background is of great importance to whether their children start school. In…

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