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What studying history at school can do for Nigerians

By Ayodeji Olukoju, Distinguished Professor of History and Strategic Studies, University of Lagos
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History was removed from the Nigerian school curriculum in 2009 – supposedly because students avoided the subject, graduates didn’t have job prospects and teachers were scarce. But Nigerians weren’t happy with the decision and it has now been reversed. The government has directed that history should be taught as a standalone…

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