Stutern, an online platform that trains and connects young talents with employers in Nigeria for internships and entry-level jobs, has published a report. The title of the work is The Nigerian Graduate Report (2018). There are many great insights in the piece, including the fact that Covenant University produces the most employable graduates in the nation and MBA sets you faster in Nigeria than PhD.
Also, it turns out that PhD/doctorate is not even an escape from unemployment in Nigeria. But let me add that if you do have a PhD in any accredited university in ENGINEERING and you are looking for work in Nigeria, send your CV to my community manager. I will get you at least 3 good interviews before October ends.
I can nearly confidently write that Nigeria has 100% employment in Engineering PhD. Of course in other areas, I do not know. Yes, the biggest risk in many Nigerian universities offering engineering doctoral programs is lack of PhD Engineering graduates to hire. And they are not producing even more since it takes average of 8 years now to get one in the nation; 11-year duration is typical!
Stutern has produced a starting point and I do hope others will build on it. The report can be downloaded here.
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