UI ranked Nigeria’s best, ABUAD tops private varsities

UI ranked Nigeria’s best, ABUAD tops private varsities

The University of Ibadan, Oyo State has been adjudged the best Nigerian university in the July Webometric ranking of world universities. The 70-year-old Nigerian premier university emerged the best among 100 Nigerian tertiary institutions but was rated 905th in the world. This was as eight-year-old Afe Babalola University, Ado-Ekiti, was rated as the best private university in the country, having emerged second overall best in Nigeria and 2,287th in the world.

Another private varsity, Covenant University, Ota, Ogun State, was rated third best university in Nigeria and 2,824th in the world ahead of the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, which rated fourth in Nigeria and 3,050th in the world. Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, was rated fifth best Nigerian varsity and 3,545th in the world, ahead of the University of Port Harcourt; and Federal University of Technology, Owerri.

University of Lagos, Akoka, appeared in the eighth position among Nigerian higher institutions and ranked 5,025th in the world. Ahmadu Bello University and the University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Ogun State, completed the list of the first 10 universities in the country.

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