The demographics of Nigeria suggest that education is not only vital for the well-being of the country but also a potential fruitful source of revenue for budding entrepreneurs.
The sector is entirely moribund and in need of disruptive innovation.
The attractiveness of the sector has been recognised by a budding equity fund who have taken a stake in the debt laden Greensprings Schools.
The problem here is not the lack of private, expensive education to the wealthy minority, but the provision of a quality education to the middle class and poor masses in order to assist with the lift from poverty as the population grows.
We are hearing a lot about ICT innovation after the visit of Google CEO to Nigeria.
Is there a better place to start for disruptive technology than curriculum provision and student management?