The book ‘Secondary education in Nigeria: Challenges and way forward’ describes secondary education and the challenges facing it in Nigeria. It is written to provide information and relevant data for educational researchers, particularly those that work on secondary education and those working on comparative education in the world, although researchers in other disciplines can gain from it. The first part of the book gives the introduction to the theme. the second part describes secondary education in terms of scope and purposes. The third part discusses the challenges facing secondary education in the country while the fifth part states the recommendations for tackling the challenges and improving the state of secondary education in the country. The last part however gives the summary and conclusion to the issue discussed.