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States In Nigeria With The Highest Number Of Universities

The state of Ogun in Nigeria has the most universities according to PUNCH. The numbers from the National Universities Commission back up this claim.

The Nigerian educational system is often regarded as one of the country’s most successful and consequential institutions. This is a result of Nigeria’s rapidly expanding population. Many intelligent individuals believe that the best way to ensure the success of the country’s numerous young people in the future is to provide them with a high-quality education.

The NUC oversees the academic community in Nigeria by enforcing standards course and institution certification.

According to the statistics, there are currently 219 universities in Nigeria, 111 of which are independent and privately held, 59 which are state-owned, and 49 which are federally funded.

According to an examination of NUC statistics by The PUNCH, Ogun State is home to a total of 16 universities, one of which is federally funded, two of which are state-owned, and thirteen of which are privately held.

Delta State, which ranks second, is home to thirteen recognized educational facilities, the Nigerian Maritime University and two federally funded establishments. There are four governmental universities and seven private universities in Delta.

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