Quality Entrepreneurial Education: Opportunities for Youth Development, Unemployment and Poverty Reduction in Nigeria

Obi, Franca


The implementation of entrepreneurial education in Nigeria is seriously threatened by quality and quantity dilemmas thereby putting African countries in the divide of underdeveloped nations distance from countries like Japan, U.S.A., Great Britain, among others that are described as developed nations. This paper discussed quality and quantity entrepreneurial education, unemployment and poverty. It also looked at quality and access entrepreneurial education as effective strategy for reducing poverty and foster development in Nigeria. The paper concluded that Nigeria should direct resources towards promotion of inclusive growth, which will enable Nigeria’s young entrepreneurs to contribute and at same time benefit from economic growth and development.


Keywords:  Entrepreneurial Education, Development, Poverty Reduction, Entrepreneurship

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