Wahala! | Chicken Newspaper for Children
‘Wahala’, the pigeon English word for problem aptly describes Nigeria’s education situation. 13 million children are out of school in Africa’s richest country. That is as much as the population Tokyo and more than the population of New York. Most of the children come from the northern states of Borno, Yobe and Adamawa. Boko Haram, the Islamist terror group is a big reason for this problem, but not the only one. Education psychologist Mayowa Adegbile explains that this problem is not good for economic growth. “Sixty percent of that population are girls only, and you know when you bring it Read more