Following the efforts of the Federal Ministry of
Education in reducing the workload of primary
and junior secondary pupils, it was learnt that
subjects like Christian Religious Studies (CRS)
and Islamic Religious Studies (IRS),Civic
Education, Social Studies, and Security Education
will now be merged into one compulsory subject
known as Religion and National Values (RNV).
This move has attracted mixed reactions from
Nigerians. While some see it as a welcomed
development, others see it a move in the wrong
According to one commenter, “this plan will fail
in core northern states because no teacher will
dare teach an Almajiri about Jesus Christ that
will not have his head on a pike the next day.”
“It will faill in SS/SE because No teacher there
will be able to teach students Qur’anic education
because they don’t even know it and will NEVER
“It will be a success in the SW because of
religious tolerance that they espouse.”
Whats your take on this?
NGstudents Team Cares…..