The history of the educational system in the northern part of nigeria began with the indigenous or traditional education but has evolved in phases with great influence from the arabs, and western education promoted by the british administration. History of education in northern nigeria by emmanuel iwuh/di: 440 being a term paper submitted to the philosophy department of dominican institute of philosophy and theology, samonda ibadan. The middle east and north africa region (mena) has taken great strides in education it has quadrupled the average level of schooling since 1960, halved illiteracy since 1980 and achieved almost complete gender parity for primary education. Included in the series: 1 educational planning and development in uganda 2 the planning of primary education in northern nigeria 3 les aspects financiers de l'enseignement dans les pays africains d'expression fiançaise. Administratively, nigeria remained divided into the northern and southern provinces and lagos colony western education and the development of a modern economy proceeded more rapidly in the south than in the north, with consequences felt in nigeria's political life ever since.
Covering a national history is thus inevitably difficult, all the more so when the nation in question is one like nigeria, which was created in 1914 by the amalgamation of the british protectorates of northern and southern nigeria, themselves only slightly older. Nigeria history & pre-colonial era national theatre, iganmu, lagos a fter the abolition of the slave trade, there was an expansion of trade in agricultural produce from africa to europe, particularly palm oil from the west african coastal areas. Boko haram has been fighting an insurgency in northern nigeria for the past five years its agenda is political and complex, with education representing just one component recently, the violence. In northern nigeria, clashes between muslim groups—mainly ethnic hausa and fulani—and christian and traditionalist communities have become a monthly affair, with devastating consequences.
Secondary education is a process of status reserved, in northern nigeria, the process of status reinforcement is assumed to ensure a guaranteed degree of continuity in the recruitment of dominant groups. It was argued that, this period, was the height of qur'anic education in the northern nigeria the schools were maintained by the state, communities, the parents, 'zakkah', 'waqf' and supplemented by the teachers and students through farming. The existing works on the history of education in northern nigeria are generally agreed that the main factor which hindered the spread and development of girls' education in the area during the colonial era was muslims' opposition to female education.
A ground breaking study of missionary education in nigeria under british rule this detailed study would be of great assistance to a wide range of professionals interested in colonial education, education in church schools, the roots of education in industrializing countries, and in the cultural clash between islamic and western institutions in many parts of the world. Geography nigeria, one-third larger than texas and the most populous country in africa, is situated on the gulf of guinea in west africa its neighbors are benin, niger, cameroon, and chad. This is a great nigeria historybut you have to write or enlightened the people on the history of nigeria with the different ethnicity and the different tribe we have also the culture and tradition of each states in nigeria.
The history of the catholic education in nigeria is traceable to the colonial era when the missionaries came with the bible and their pen as tools for the indoctrination of the christian faith. The practice of child marriage in nigeria is prevalent this can partly be explained because nigeria is very much divided on religious grounds the south is mainly christian and the north is. Western education in nigeria - in 1900, the british government proclaimed the protectorates of northern and southern nigeria and the colony and protectorate of lagos, today known as the federation of nigeria this declaration was easier made than enforced.
In the northern part, the problem is that of the girl-child dropout from school for reasons ranging from cultural values opposed to female education to ignorance as well as poverty. And, in 1914, northern and southern nigeria were united for administrative purposes into a single british colony world war i was truly a world war with participants drawn from five continents and military actions spread around the globe. Nigeria - nigeria as a colony: after the british government assumed direct control of the royal niger company's territories, the northern areas were renamed the protectorate of northern nigeria, and the land in the niger delta and along the lower reaches of the river was added to the niger coast protectorate, which was renamed the protectorate of southern nigeria.