Development Matters: Learning Lessons from Education in Nigeria Wed, 2010-03-24 12:38

The challenges facing the education sector in Nigeria and potential ways of overcoming them are analysed in the second episode of Development Matters.

Emeritus professors Pai Obanya, of Ibadan University, Nigeria, and Lalage Bown, University of Glasgow, discuss the impact of politics, the importance of adult education, and the problems of aid dependency. They also share their experiences of Nigeria’s independence celebrations and speak of their hopes for Africa’s most populous nation ahead of its fiftieth birthday later this year.