The overall philosophy of Nigeria is to live in unity and harmony as one indivisible, indissoluble, democratic and sovereign nation founded on the principles of freedom, equality and justice. Next, to promote inter-African solidarity and world peace through understanding.
The five main national goalsof Nigeria which have been endorsed as the necessary foundation for the national policy on education are the building of : ( a ) a free and democratic society. (b ) a just and egalitarian society, ( c ) a united, strong and self-reliant nation, ( d ) a great and dynamic economy, and ( e ) a land full of bright opportunities for all citizens.
The National educational goals deriving from Nigeria philosophy of education are : (1) the inculcation of national consciousness and national unity.To be continued.