Since Nigeria’s Independence in 1960, the social demand for education at the secondary level has been so great that the rapid expansions at this level yawned for corresponding expansions at the tertiary level. To cater for the teaming products of the secondary level academically, the Nigerian government began to expand places at the tertiary level so much that by today, Nigeria has about ninety-four accredited universities owned by the Federal government, State governments, and Private people.
"Institutional Variations and Management Problems of Postgraduate Studies in Nigerian Universities that Delay Graduation.,"
Academic Leadership Journal: Vol. 9
, Article 32.
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