Ngafi Emmanuel Wongeh, Afolabi Samson Adeniran, Roslyn Yanguchan Welgba


Education is the process of changing people's behaviour so they can fit into the society appropriately. National unity is the process of bringing together a variety of individuals from distinct cultural, ethnic, tribal, and social backgrounds in a specific setting or polity for a common good. The paper highlights the educational policies that were created to support Nigeria's unification. This paper examined the function of education as well as the significance of education in fostering national cohesion. Our nation, Nigeria, is more united thanks in large part to education. Some of the government initiatives to support Nigerian unity include the National Youth Service Corps, Federalism, revenue sharing among the states of the federation, moving the capital of Nigeria from Lagos to Abuja, and state creation. In this work, the value of national unity was also discussed. Nepotism, corruption, our leaders' lack of political will, religious discrimination, militancy, an unbalanced system of government, terrorism, and Fulani herders conflicts generated against farmers in their native places are some of the difficulties working against national unity. The paper has suggestions for fostering national harmony.


Education, Nation, Unity, National Unity, Nigeria

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