International Journal of Humanities and Social Science

ISSN 2220-8488 (Print), 2221-0989 (Online) 10.30845/ijhss

Islamic Studies in Nigeria: Problems and Prospects
Azeez, Asif Olatubosun; Adeshina, Sherifat Tanimowo

This paper aims at examining Islamic Studies as a subject in the field of learning and as a moral reformative strategy in Nigeria, focusing Ijebu land. The paper looks into its emergence, growth and problems faced, such as non-lucrative nature of the subject and dwindling population of students offering it at all level of education. Considering the problem stated, a number of research hypothesis were raised to serve as a driving force to investigate students’, teachers’ and parents’ perceptions on the subject matter. Data were collected through questionnaire which were analyzed and discussed. The paper ends up by recommending ways out of the problems.

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