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Education

UNESCO data on literacy by age and gender

UNESCO data on literacy in Nigeria's population aged 15 and older. It includes adult and youth literacy rates broken down by gender.
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UNESCO data on Nigeria's education system, including expenditure and completion rates

Education progress and completion rates, education expenditure and a summary of Nigeria's schooling system provided by the UNESCO Institute for Statistics (UIS).
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School attendance, number of schools and teachers by state, 2013/14

Basic education statistics in Nigeria including number of primary and junior secondary schools by state, number of teachers and school enrolment. Data is for the 2013/14 period.
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Nigeria's policy on learners with special needs

Nigeria's policy document on special needs education including requirements for access, physical facilities, assessment of learners with special needs and financial provision. It was released by the Federal Ministry of Education in 2015.
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Nigerian government education budget

The Nigerian budget office's website provides a depository of current and previous state budgets. The 2018 budget proposal and budget speech details the latest spending on education. Documents can be downloaded in PDF or Word format.
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Quality assurance audit reports on basic education in Nigeria

The Universal Basic Education Programme website contains data for download up to 2014, including early childhood facility enrolment rates and national quality assurance audit reports.
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List of federal, state and private universities in Nigeria

The National Universities Commission's (NUC) website lists federal, state and private universities as well as the year each institution was established. The NUC registers, accredits and regulates universities and the website provides general project updates on tertiary education in Nigeria.