- Nigeria was not ranked on the list of top 11 countries with the highest literacy rate compiled by World Population Review
- In the shared list on Twitter by Africa Facts Zone, Equitorial Guinea leads the pack with 95% literacy level
- On the bottom of the list are Zimbabwe, Eswatini, and Gabon with 84%, 83%, and 85% respectively
Africa Facts Zone has posted the top 11 African countries with the most educated individuals. On the list, Equatorial Guinea leads with 95%, while Seychelles comes second with 94%.
Quoting World Population Review, the Twitter handle listed South Africa, Libya, and Mauritius making the third, fourth, fifth positions with 93%, 90%, and 89% respectively.
It is quite surprising though that Nigeria did not make the list where countries like Botswana, Zimbabwe, and Gabon were rated high.
See the full list below:
1. Equatorial Guinea (95%)
2. Seychelles (94%)
3. South Africa (93%)
4. Libya (90%)
5. Mauritius (89%)
6. Botswana, Burundi (87%)
8. Cape Verde (85%)
9. Zimbabwe (84%)
10. Eswatini (83%)
11. Gabon (82%).
Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier published the top 8 richest people in Africa. In the report, Aliko Dangote leads the lot with a $9.5 billion wealth followed by Nicky Oppenheimer from South Africa who commands great riches in the tune of $7.5 billion.
Another Nigerian who made the top 8 cut is Mike Adenuga with a total wealth of $5.8bn (N2,244,600,000,000). Rabiu makes the third citizen from the country with $3.2 bn (N1,238,400,000,000).
In other news, Austin Chibuike Ikpeama, a Nigerian, made it in his academic pursuit in the US as he bagged his doctorate degree.
According to his brother, Ikpeama O Tochuckwu, Chibuike got his PhD at the young age of 24 after finishing strongly from the University of Sciences, Philadelphia.
An Imo-Indigene, he got a doctorate degree in physical therapy. He is from Chokoneze community in Ezinigittee Mbaise local government. He was born and raised in the US.
A man with the name Dr B-Bay on Twitter is another Nigerian that achieved great success as a student in America. His story showed that anything is possible with hard work.
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He said he migrated to the US in 2000 without knowing how to speak or write the English Language. Eleven years later in 2011, the man swotted hard and graduated high school with a good CGPA of 3.2. The man never became self-complacent as he went further to finish college in 2015 with 3.5 CGPA.
In 2020, just when most lives are disrupted with the coronavirus outbreak, he finished Howard University and bagged a doctorate of dental surgery with a CGPA of 3.7. He did not only finished school but did so with several honours and awards.
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