In Nigeria, primary school enrolment in Nigeria has increased in recent years, but that net attendance is only about 70 per cent.
Nigeria still has 10.5 million out-of-school children – the world’s highest number, and 60 per cent of those children are in the northern region.
The national literacy rate in Nigeria at 65.1%.Lesser girls constituting 48.1% of all enrolment are in primary schools compared to the remaining 51.9% for boys.59.3% female literacy rate for Nigerians between 15 and 24 years old.
Achieving inclusive and quality education for all reaffirms the belief that education is one of the most powerful and proven vehicles for sustainable development. This goal ensures that all girls and boys complete free primary and secondary schooling by 2030. It also aims to provide equal access to affordable vocational training, to eliminate gender and wealth disparities, and achieve universal access to a quality higher education.