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This study scrutinised pupils’ experience with e-learning during COVID-19 lockdown in Delta State. The study adopted a descriptive survey research design with five (5) research objectives of the study. The questionnaire was constructed after consultation of related literature to ensure that pertinent items were encompassed in it. A self-constructed questionnaire entitled “Pupils Experience with E-Learning during COVID- 19 Lockdown Questionnaire (PEELDC19LQ) was designed by the researchers. The population of the study comprised of all pupils in Delta State who participated in e-learning to meet up with the third curriculum and eventually used for promotion for the next class. The researchers used the purposive sampling procedure in selecting the sample for the study because of easy accessibility to respondents and schools that participated in e-learning during the lockdown. The questionnaire was administered face to face to pupils in Delta State with the support of six research assistants who were trained on how to distribute the questionnaires to the respondents. Out of the 750 copies of the questionnaire distributed to pupils in Delta State, 703 usable copies (that is, a response rate of 93%).The data collected were evaluated using percentages and presented in tables. The outcomes revealed that International Unity School Edjeba, Edjeba Estate School Edjeba, Alvina High School Effurun, Mother of Redeemer Catholic School, Effurun, Nehemiah International School Okuokoko, James Welch Grammar School, Emevor and St. Theresa Girls Grammar School Ughelli in Delta State participated in e-learning during COVID- 19 lockdown.
The study further reveals that WhatsApp was dominated by schools for e-learning, the majority of participants used their Mothers’ phones, video lectures were mostly used so that participants can learn at their free time, and pupils were going to school to submit received materials to their teachers for assessment. Finally, the majority of the respondents have problems associated with slow internet signals and the high cost of data. The study recommended that the Federal government of Nigeria should ensure that they liaise with organisations in charge of various networks on how to ensure that they boost their signal transmission and how to reduce tariffs during the lockdown era.