Lesson Notes By Weeks and Term - Primary 6

Manufacturing goods in Nigeria

Week 3

Subject: Civic Education

Topic: Manufacturing goods in Nigeria

Duration: 40 mins

Reference: Civic education for primary schools book 6

Previous knowledge: Pupils are familiar with National honours award

Objective: At the end of the lesson pupils should be able to:

  1. Define “made in Nigeria goods”
  2. Name goods made in Nigeria
  3. State the advantages of using goods made in Nigeria.


Goods are items or things that are produced in industries for human consumption. Services are assistance given by professionals or specialists to people in order to satisfy them. Goods are those things we can see and touch while services are not seen and cannot be touched.

Goods made in Nigeria are goods that are produced in Nigeria. They are also known as locally made goods while goods imported into the country are known as foreign goods. Locally made goods include, shoes, table, sandals, chair, clothes, books, beds, ice cream, bread, chocolate, milk, knives, pots, plates, etc.

Foreign made goods include airplane, ships, cars, televisions, fridges, computers, telephones, wrist watches, radios, ceiling fans, gas/electric cookers, C.D players, electric bulbs, camera’s etc.

Benefits of manufacturing goods in Nigeria

  1. Employment
  2. Industrialization
  3. Improved standard of living
  4. Contentment
  5. Hard work
  6. National pride

Problems of manufacturing goods in Nigeria

  1. Poor road network
  2. Lack of infrastructure
  3. Competition
  4. Change in government policies
  5. Lack of trained manpower
  6. Lack of raw materials


Step I: Teacher revises previous lesson with pupils

Step II: Teacher introduces and explains new topic to pupils

Step III: Pupils are allowed to ask questions

Step IV: Teacher writes in the board for pupils


  1. Define “Goods made in Nigeria”
  2. What are Goods?
  3. List four benefits of manufacturing goods in Nigeria
  4. State five problems of manufacturing goods in Nigeria

Conclusion: Teacher moves round for inspection, marking and correction of notes where necessary.

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