Bonaventure Ikechukwu Ozoigbo, Victor Obinna Obiagwu


The Western Education that came to Nigeria basically for evangelization reason went beyond this initial purpose to produce seasoned administrators, technocrats, engineers and technicians. These products of western education used the knowledge given by education in developing the Nigerian society in diverse forms. However the tempo of this development was not sustained as a result of inept leadership that revolves everything around oil to the utter neglect of all other resources nature endows Nigeria with. This Paper x-rays the historical development of western education in Nigeria as regards labour productivity and development in the good old days and recommends going back to that period of technological ingenuity to rekindle the latent spirit of science and technology that propels development.


Development, Education, Labour, Productivity, Nigeria.

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