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As the largest country in Africa, and with 70% of the population living in poverty, Nigeria is critical for the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals. Our team, DFID Nigeria, is working with government and other partners to tackle the major challenges which the country faces in relation to human development, growth and governance.

Jigawa surges up the education spending league

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The Universal Basic Education Intervention Fund (UBE-IF) established in 2005 is a key initiative to try to channel more of the Nigerian oil revenues directly to States to spend on schooling: classrooms, books and teacher training. Early implementation was plagued by fund …