Academic Leadership Journal


Chinelo Duze


The purpose of this study was to assess the extent of availability and utilization of research findings in solving societal problems for economic growth and sustainable development in Nigeria. This represents a search in a different direction to attempt to explain the disappointing economic returns from education in Nigeria. Investments in education seem to have failed to deliver the goods in Nigeria and in most African countries, since most of them are still battling with under-development in the sense that the following indices of development noted by Udoidem (1992) are still eluding most African nations



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