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With a new federal health bill in the works and steadily increasing private sector participation in many areas, Nigeria’s health care sector is potentially on the brink of a period of sustained expansion. In the six decades since independence, the national health care network has improved on a piecemeal basis, driven primarily by a handful of...

With a population of around 168.8m, and low levels of government spending on health care across the board, the provision of health services in Nigeria is defined by a series of challenges and constraints. The public network of health-related facilities, which includes clinics and hospitals at the community, state and federal levels, has been...

Chapter | Health from The Report: Nigeria 2013

In the six decades since independence, the national health care network has improved on a piecemeal basis, driven primarily by a handful of international organisations and, more recently, government entities at the federal, state and local levels. The sector is guided by the National Strategic Health Development Plan (2010-15), which runs alongside the wider aims outlined in the Vision 20:2020...

As the single most populous nation in Africa, Nigeria recently overtook South Africa as the largest economy on the continent. Natural resources, oil and gas in particular, comprise the country’s single largest revenue-earner but the 170m person economy also has seen significant activity in recent years into the industrial, financial, telecoms and – as of 2013 – power sectors.

With the National Bureau of Statistics(NBS) recording a real GDP growth rate, on an aggregatebasis, of 7.13% in the first quarter of 2011, and a slightly lower 6.17% for the same quarter in 2012, Nigeria boasts the continent’s second-largest economy after South Africa. Africa’s largest oil producer, Nigeria is the third-largest recipient of foreign direct investment in the continent after Angola  and Egypt, according to the US Diplomatic Mission.

In his Democracy Day address in May 2012, President Goodluck Jonathan declared, “At the tertiary level, it is the policy of this administration that every state will have a federal university.” This vision has been backed up by some action, as his administration has overseen the establishment of nine new federal tertiary institutions since 2011,...

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