Citizenship Education as a Panacea for Political Stability in Nigeria

  • Usman Ugboga Koku


Nigeria today is grappling with political instability which is due to the socio-economic and political crisis which pushes the citizens to struggle to protect and promote their interests. This struggle by the citizens is a threat to the political stability of Nigeria. In order to address this prevailing condition, the paper believed that citizenship education is a veritable tool for solving the problem of political instability in Nigeria. The paper adopted descriptive and content analysis method. The paper opined that lack of political stability in Nigeria is due to lack of adequate attention to citizenship education in the country. The aim of this paper therefore, is to examine the role of citizenship education as a panacea for political stability in Nigeria and suggest how it could be realized.

Key Words: citizenship education, political stability, governance


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