OAU, UI, Covenant among others have emerged as the best universities in Nigeria in top Universities Ranking.
Infoexpert24 reports that the University of Ibadan, Covenant University, and Obafemi Awolowo University have been ranked top in Nigeria by Webometrics in its latest rating.
Analysis of the latest Top Universities Ranking showed that no Nigerian university was among the top 1,000 in the world.
Private-owned covenant University, which is second in Nigeria emerged 1,314 in the world; and OAU, third in Nigeria, but 1,503 in the global top Universities ranking.
The University of Nigeria and the University of Lagos emerged fourth and fifth in Nigeria respectively.
The Ranking Web or Webometrics is the “largest academic ranking of Higher Education Institution” based on the assessment of Composite Indicators and Web Impact Factors”.
“The original aim of the Ranking is to promote academic web presence, supporting the Open Access initiatives for increasing significantly the transfer of scientific and cultural knowledge generated by the universities to the whole Society.
Here is a full list of the top 100 Nigerian universities, according to Webometrics
|ranking||World Rank||University||Det.||Impact Rank*||Openness Rank*||Excellence Rank*|
|Federal University Birnin Kebbi|
|Anchor University Lagos|
|Yobe State University (Bukar Abba Ibrahim University Damaturu)|
|Sule Lamido University|
|Augustine University Ilara Epe|
Infoexpert24 understands that though ranked first in Nigeria, the University of Ibadan (UI) rated 1,196 in the world.