Educational development in Nigeria is not circulated evenly amongst all the states in Nigeria. Some states have an increased literacy than other states. This may be due to the availability of schools from primary to tertiary levels found in the state. This might be a result of the disparity in socio-economic, political or religious beliefs spread across different parts of the country. For example, in some religions, Western education is considered to have a negative effect and this is very typical in the Northern states.


In this post, we have rated the top 10 best-educated states in Nigeria currently, their academic institutions and other proofs as to why these states are seen as the highest as regards to literacy grades etc.

1. IMO STATE

Imo state is one of the enormous literate states in Nigeria in which its grade of literacy is fixed at 96.43% when checking out the advancement of education. Imo state is one of the most literate states in the southeast, of Nigeria with the biggest number of graduates and outstanding literates.
It has established great schools like Technological skills Acquisition Institute, Orlu; Federal University of Technology, Owerri; Federal Polytechnic, Nekede, and Alvan Ikoku College of Education.

Imo state has the vastest percentage of bachelor’s degree holders, graduates and its universities have an increased rate of excellent education. Owerri which is the state capital of Imo State has varied exceptional primary/secondary schools intensifying with its outstanding public and private universities. The state administration has procedures to make it secure tremendous peaks in the academic section.

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2. LAGOS STATE

Lagos state is solidified in the southwestern territory of Nigeria and its capital is in Ikeja. It is known to be the most economically vital state in the commonwealth describing it as the most progressive state in the nation which set its grade of literacy at 96%.

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Lagos State doesn’t lack education as it has one of the enormous tertiary and secondary school education, therefore generating ethical graduates to operate in unique organizations. The prestigious state has established popular secondary schools like Kings College, Queens College, St. Finbarr’s College, etc.

Some distinguished tertiary schools are; the University of Lagos, Lagos State University, Lagos State Polytechnic, Federal college of technology Yaba, etc.

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3. ANAMBRA STATE


Anambra is one of the tremendously literate Nigerian states discovered in the southeastern sector in which its grade of literacy is fixed at 95.76%. The state is recognized for generating prosperous businessmen and business owners from their academic organizations.

The state has some of the massive secondary schools in the nation which are; Christ the King College, Onitsha Bethlehem Schools, Federal Government Girls Colleg,e and Onitsha High School.

The universities and Polytechnics in Anambra state comprise Nnamdi Azikiwe University, the state’s Chukwuemeka Ojukwu University, Madonna University, Legacy University, Paul University, Ekwenugo Okeke Polytechnic, Anambra State Polytechnic, and Federal Polytechnic, Oko. These institutions deliver excellent teaching and have made the state to be categorized as outstanding in terms of academics.

4. OYO STATE

This is an outstanding state created in southwestern Nigeria which has its capital at Ibadan as it is the most third well-known city in Africa. Oyo state is the apex as it centers on academics delivering them with a grade of literacy at 94.30%.

Oyo state has the largest universities in Nigeria displaying how tremendous the value of academics is. Examples are; the University of Ibadan, Ajayi Crowther University, Lead City University, Dominion University Ibadan, etc.

5. RIVERS STATE

Rivers State is one of the significant makers of oil and gas which is Nigeria’s significant revenue generator. Many of the Commonwealth’s income goes to the value of academics to retain these resources.

Some universities include; the University of Port­Harcourt, Rivers State University of Technology, Port­Harcourt Polytechnic, and the Rivers State College of Health Science. Rivers is discovered as one of the best literate Nigerian states this year with a grade of literacy fixed at 92.11%.

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6. OGUN STATE

Ogun State is one of the most literate states that has the hugest educational identities with a grade of literacy defined at 90.57%. Former president, Olusegun Obasanjo, Abiodun, and many other educated personalities are from this state.

The outstanding Covenant university is established in this state not exempting the Federal University of Agriculture, Olabisi Onabanjo University Ago Iwoye, Tai Solarin College of Education, Federal Government College, Odogbolu, Federal Government Girls College, Sagamu, Bell’s University, Babcock University, Mountain Top University, and Caleb University. With these completely equipped schools, the state is academically developed.

7. ENUGU STATE

Enugu state is founded in the south-eastern portion of Nigeria with its capital at Enugu. It is a place of Popular Tertiary Educational Universities.

It is also the keeper of the initial Federal University in Nigeria – The University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN). It has a grade of literacy solidified at 90%. Additional institutions in Enugu states are Enugu State University of Science and Technology Enugu, Godfrey Okoye University Ugwuomu-Nike Enugu, Coal city university Enugu State, etc.

8. DELTA STATE

Delta state discovers education as a preference to figure out the problems of its wealthy oil and gas. Its grade of literacy is fixed at 89.50%. We have the Film and Broadcast Academy, Ozoro, College of Education, Agbor, College of Education, Arondizuogu, and Ahiara Polytechnic in the state to assist the universities in the commonwealth.

The state influences many excellent universities, polytechnics, secondary schools, and colleges of learning. They are the Federal University of Petroleum Resources, Effurun;Delta State University; Delta State Polytechnics and secondary/ primary schools, etc.

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9. AKWA IBOM STATE

This is one of the great literates state in Nigeria and a wealthy oil and gas generating state with a huge improvement in academic professions. The state is discovered in the coastal area which has a lot of its income from petroleum.

They have financed more in guaranteeing excellent education that fulfills the nation’s criteria. With its grade of literacy established at 88.90%, the popular higher schools in the State are: the University of the Uyo; Akwa ­Ibom State University of Technology, Mkpat­ Enin; Akwa ­Ibom State Polytechnic has generated academically willing personalities to lay the nation in sight.

10. OSUN STATE

Osun state is a commonwealth in southwestern Nigeria which has its capital at Osogbo and is dedicated beyond five (5) esteemed institutions. It is extremely occupied by Yoruba people.Osun state has a grade of literacy established at 88.40% and the schools created in this state are acquired by government or individuals.

Some of the Universities found; are Obafemi Awolowo University Ile-Ife, Bowen University Iwo, Joseph Ayo Babalola University, Ikeji-Arakeji, Redeemer’s University Ede, and Osun State University. From this, it can be seen that its people are highly empowered in education

With the aforementioned, you are positively enlightened that Nigeria is attached to a lot of educated states which are enough to develop the country with its educational prowess.

In conclusion, there were ranked according to their scale of position. We still have a whole lot of educated states in our prestigious country which is Nigeria.Nigeria is the mother of education.

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