UNILAG ranked 3rd most productive African school on Forbes entrepreneurs' list

UNILAG ranked 3rd most productive African school on Forbes entrepreneurs' list

- UNILAG ranked third as one of the universities that are most productive in teaching entrepreneurial skills in Africa

- The University of Cape Town and Makere led while the University of Nairobi came fourth on the list compiled by Forbes

- UNILAG has reacted to the ranking, saying it wants to use the opportunity to remind all of its mandate to produce creative students

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The University of Lagos (UNILAG), Akoka, has been ranked as the third most productive school in teaching entrepreneurial skills in Africa.

In a Forbes report titled If You Want To Start A Tech-Company In Africa, Go To College, the university was considered as the powerhouse of Nigeria, The Nation reports.

On the list, the University of Cape Town and the Makerere led in the ranking, while the University of Nairobi, Kenya, and Stellenbosch University followed in the fourth and fifth positions.

A photo showing the entrance of UNILAG. Photo source:The Guardian

A photo showing the entrance of UNILAG. Photo source:The Guardian
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Among the things the analytical report looked at was education; where and what the entrepreneurs studied and the level of education they achieved.

It was also submitted that having at least a bachelor’s degree is important for a startup to survive in Africa.

UNILAG has reacted to the ranking with gratitude as it reminded all of its aim to keep churning out creative thinkers from the institution.

Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that QS World University Rankings revealed the top 15 universities in America.

In coming up with the ranking, it noted that the school one attends could have a huge impact on one’s life. In the ranking, Harvard University, Stanford University, and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) are on the first top 3.

The popular America institution, John Hopkins University is 14th on the table, followed by the University of Southern California.

In other news, a young lady with the name Fatoumata Sankare spoke about how she got her masters at the young age of 21.

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The lady said that she was the first to achieve that feat at that young age in her family. Her masters degree was in cybersecurity.

On her LinkedIn page, Fatoumata said that she has her mind set on starting her PhD in the fall. She also appreciated everyone who had supported her all throughout her academic pursuit.

The lady added that an earlier feat she achieved was getting her first degree at the age of 20, another feat none in her family had.

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