The list of best universities in Nigeria is a very competitive one, and as such is updated periodically based on how equipped and conducive an institu
The list of best universities in Nigeria is a very competitive one, and as such is updated periodically based on how equipped and conducive an institution is, inline with quality of students produced.
Nigeria is no doubt the giant of Africa, it has more Universities than any country in Africa. It is also one of the countries with the highest number of Universities in the World.
Not minding the Economic and socio-political problems present in the country, the country has strived to produce many renowned and outstanding Universities which has given birth to many Intellectual graduates around the country.
Lately, We have been receiving a lot of questions on our social media handles concerning which universities are the best in Nigeria.
Today we have decided to solve the problem by publishing a post on the list of best Universities in Nigeria with their world rankings according to Cybermetrics Lab.
We are are going to be listing the Top 20 best universities in Nigeria with their world rankings.
The essence of this post is to enlighten Nigerian students and other internet users about the situation of Universities in Nigeria.
This ranking is also based on the Number of accredited departments/faculties by NUC, with the quality of facilities available to help improve learning and enhance academic excellence in a particular institution.
You can also read our last post on Top 10 Oldest Universities in Nigeria.
List Of Best Universities In Nigeria
1. University of Ibadan
university of Ibadan is the best university in Nigeria and also the first university which was established before the independence of Nigeria.
World ranking= 1233
2. University of Nigeria, Nsukka
The University of Nigeria, Nsukka is the 2nd best university in Nigeria and the 2nd oldest university in Nigeria after university of Ibadan.
3. Covenant University Ota
Convenant University is one of the private universities that has proven to be outstanding ever since it was established.
Covenant University holds the 3rd position for the list of top 20 universities in NIgeria
World ranking= 1704
4. Obafemi Awolowo University, Ille-Iffe
Obafemi Awolowo University, Ille-Iffe holds the 4th position for the best universities in Nigeria.
5. University of Lagos
The university of Lagos which is popularly known by many Nigerian students as UNILAG holds the record of the 5th best university in Nigeria. it’s one of the oldest universities established after the independence of Nigeria.
6. Ahmadu Bello University
Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria is the first University Established in the northern part of Nigeria.
It is the 6th best university in Nigeria.
7. University of Ilorin
8. Federal University of Technology Akure
9. Adekunle Ajasin University
10. University of Port Harcourt
11. Federal University of Technology Minna
12. University of Benin
13. Ladoke Akintola University of Technology
14. Bayero University Kano
15. University of Calabar
16. Federal University of Technology Owerri
17. Nnamdi Azikiwe University
18. Rivers State University of Science & Technology
19. University of Jos
20. Lagos State University
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