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Funding higher education in Nigeria: crucial issues.

Oguntoye, A.O.O.

Abstract:
This paper examines the trend of financing higher education in Nigeria, from the resource abundant period following the attainment of political independence to the present. It notes that the phenomenal expansion in the number of students enrolled in Higher Education Institutions has not been matched by expansions in government funding, which has impinged on the quality of higher education. It, therefore, recommends alternative ways of financing higher education in the country.

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Chapter Title: Funding higher education in Nigeria: crucial issues.
Book Title: Emergent issues in Nigerian education
Edited by: Ejiogu, Aloy and Alan, R.A
City: Lagos, Nigeria
Publisher: Mukugamu Publishers
No. of Pages: 156 - 170


Date:2000
Document Type:Chapter in Book (Peer Reviewed)
Subject Area:Finance and Physical Resources
Country:Nigeria
Keywords:Financing of Higher Education, Financing, Nigeria, Universities


File Size:67 KB
Rights:Permission granted by editors
Date Added:17 October 2008


Oguntoye, A.O.O. (2000). Funding higher education in Nigeria: crucial issues. In Ejiegu, Aloy and Alani, R.A. (eds) Emergent issues in Nigerian education. vol.3. Chapter 12 pp.156-170