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American Journal of Educational Research. 2013, 1(7), 225-229
DOI: 10.12691/education-1-7-2
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Importance of Science Education to National Development and Problems Militating Against Its Development

Aina Jacob Kola1,

1Physics Department. College of Education (Tech.), Lafiagi, Kwara State, Nigeria

Pub. Date: July 22, 2013

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Aina Jacob Kola. Importance of Science Education to National Development and Problems Militating Against Its Development. American Journal of Educational Research. 2013; 1(7):225-229. doi: 10.12691/education-1-7-2


This paper focused on the review of science education in Nigeria, its importance to national development and problems militating against its development. The paper viewed insecurity and corruption as major problems of science education development in Nigeria. As way forward the paper suggested life imprisonment for any corrupt individuals; government should invest on agriculture to provide job for people and scholarship for science students among others.

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