• Nura Aliyu Umaru Musa Yar'adua University, Katsina State, Nigeria


A number of factors have influenced educational transformation in the northern Nigerian society. Among them was the Northern Elements Progressive Union (NEPU) one of the early political parties in the region, founded during the decolonization era. It acted as a strong pressure group influencing government actions and policies, especially aspects of the freedom and education of the masses. It had equally carried out some educational establishments. Therefore, this paper examines the activities of NEPU and its activists which brought about educational transformation in northern Nigeria. The concern is both on Islamic and western education.


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How to Cite
ALIYU, Nura. NEPU, ITS ACTIVISTS AND THE EDUCATIONAL TRANSFORMATION IN NORTHERN NIGERIA. ASRO Journal of Education, [S.l.], v. 1, n. 2, p. 39-44, nov. 2016. Available at: <>. Date accessed: 17 nov. 2019.


NEPU; Educational Transformation; Education in Nigeria