Nigeria to boost state-controlled education

The government is trying to enroll more pupils in modern educational facilities with a reliable curriculum.

Last updated: 30 Nov 2013 12:39
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Nigeria has started an ambitious programme to enroll 9.5 million children in public schools. The government has built new facilities and hired more teachers to make this happen.

Al Jazeera's Ahmed idris reports from the north Nigerian state of Katsina.


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