At the 16th convocation ceremony of the University of Ado-Ekiti in 2007, Dr. Larry Jones-Esan, the Director of Studies at the London Academy for Higher Education, Stratford and London gave a keynote address that startled his audience. World Universities had just been ranked and no Nigerian university featured in the top 5000!
More shocking to his audience was the fact that even in Africa, no Nigerian University featured in the top 40. The highest ranked University as at that time was the Obafemi Awolowo University, which was 44th in Africa and 5, 834th in the world. Read more here