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Ogun leads as Nigeria’s schooling capital with 20 varsities

LAGOS — Ogun State is main the pack because the state with the very best variety of increased establishments in Nigeria with 20 universities, with Yobe coming final with simply two.

Nigeria at the moment has 262 universities. Out of those numbers, 147 are privately owned, 63 are state owned, whereas 52 belong to the Federal Authorities.

In line with knowledge by Statisense, Ogun State is adopted by Delta, Kano, and the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, with 13 universities every. Lagos, Osun, and Oyo states, come subsequent with 12 universities every.

Out of the 20 universities within the Gateway State, 16 are privately owned, in accordance with the accessible knowledge.

The zonal breakdown additionally reveals that the South West with 69 universities takes the lead, adopted by the North Central with 49. Others are: South South, 44; North West, 42; South East, 38, and North East, 20.

North West has the very best variety of federally funded universities, with 13, adopted by South South with 9. Others are North East, eight); South West, eight; North Central, eight and South East, six.

Ogun has the very best variety of non-public universities, with 16, adopted by the FCT with 12. Kano, Kwara, Osun, and Oyo got here subsequent with eight every.

Others are Anambra, seven; Lagos, seven; Abia, six; Delta, six; Enugu, six; Edo, 5; Nasarawa, 5; Cross River, 4; Kaduna, 4; and Ondo, 4.

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