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Alternative Modes of Financing Higher Education in Nigeria and the Implications for University Governance

by A. I. Odebiyi; Olabisi I. Aina

Jan 1, 2002

Under-funding has been identified as one of the major problems presently facing the university system in most of the African nations, Nigeria inclusive. The study documented both financing and expenditure patterns in the Nigerian universities, and found that most monies, which go on direct teaching, are in fact used for the payment of salaries and entitlements of staff.