Nigerian Universities Failed To Make The List Of The World’s Top 1000 Universities

July 12, 2016
Every year since 2014, the Center For World University Rankings (CWUR) compiles a list of the top 1000 universities in the world.

It’s however unfortunate to note that not even one Nigerian university made the list.

In fact, there has never been a Nigerian university on the CWUR ranking since 2014.

In spite of this, Uganda, Egypt and South Africa were the only African countries on the list.

The CWUR based this ranking on 8 factors including: quality of education, alumni employment, quality of faculty, influence, citations, publications, broad impact and patent.

This means an average Nigerian university does not meet any of these standards and cannot even match up to any of these international universities.

Looking at the alumni factor, after doing so much wahala to even get a degree in Nigeria, there are no jobs available for the graduates.

The extent of the failing education sector comes to light every other day and must be addressed!

For Nigeria to move forward and progress, the system responsible for grooming and producing citizens that will enforce this change has to be fixed.

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