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BBC Minute: On Nigeria's education crisis - Finding solutions

Nigeria's government recently acknowledged for the first time that the country has the highest number of children out of school in the world. It says there are 10.5 million children not being educated. Education officials have blamed cultural factors, nomadic communities and the Boko Haram Islamist insurgency; but critics point to a lack of funding.

The country's education ministry says it is committed to providing an ''inclusive and functional education system''.
In the final episode of this series, BBC Pidgin's Editor Adejuwon Soyinka looks at what governmental action is being taken to achieve that goal.

(Photo: Students at Christower International School, a private school, in Ogun State, Nigeria, 2013. Credit: Pius Utomi Ekpei/AFP/Getty Images)

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