BREAKING: List of three best universities in Nigeria + others

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The list of names of the best and least-rated universities in Nigeria is out.

On top are the University of Ibadan, Covenant University, and Obafemi Awolowo University, according to Webometrics in its latest rating.

Analysis of the latest ranking showed that no Nigerian university was among the top 1,000 in the world.

Though ranked first in Nigeria, UI rated 1,196 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 global ranking.

The University of Nigeria and the University of Lagos emerged fourth and fifth in Nigeria respectively.

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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.

“In order to achieve this objective, the publication of rankings is one of the most powerful and successful tools for starting and consolidating the processes of change in the academia, increasing the scholars’ commitment and setting up badly needed long term strategies,” Webometrics said on its website.

Here is a full list of top 100 Nigerian universities, according to Webometrics

Nigeria ranking World Rank

University Det. Impact Rank* Openness Rank* Excellence Rank*
1
1196
University of Ibadan

2628
837
1364
2
1314
Covenant University Ota

3823
1109
1192
3
1503
Obafemi Awolowo University

2228
1326
2020
4
1554
University of Nigeria

3816
881
1839
5
1711
University of Lagos

3873
1204
2053
6
2102
University of Port Harcourt

1886
1626
3615
7
2127
Ahmadu Bello University

6296
1486
2182
8
2172
Federal University of Technology Akure

7979
1355
1989
9
2298
Landmark University

4420
2070
2807
10
2748
Federal University of Technology Minna

7597
1573
3173
11
2805
Bayero University Kano

9658
1891
2690
12
2848
Ladoke Akintola University of Technology

9466
1430
3054
13
2878
University of Calabar

8908
1184
3416
14
2919
University of Benin

7428
1456
3694
15
2947
Adekunle Ajasin University

2223
3276
4559
16
3018
Ekiti State University Ado Ekiti (University of Ado Ekiti)

4305
2209
4391
17
3149
Olabisi Onabanjo University (Ogun State University)

5670
2550
4075
18
3167
University of Uyo

9937
1982
3331
19
3226
Nnamdi Azikiwe University

9230
1350
3980
20
3331
Federal University of Technology Owerri

7375
1827
4341
21
3374
Lagos State University

9029
2281
3860
22
3438
University of Abuja

8874
2211
4041
23
3447
University of Jos

7785
2471
4187
24
3663
Redeemer’s University

10772
2853
3764
25
3714
Federal University Oye Ekiti Ekiti State

7702
2303
4700
26
3774
Federal University Dutse Jigawa State

13566
3506
3038
27
3902
University of Ilorin

5915
6492
2498
28
4104
Ebonyi State University

13377
3427
3801
29
4241
Osun State University

11381
2869
4700
30
4257
Federal University of Petroleum Resources Effurun

9047
4008
4700
31
4283
Delta State University Nigeria

11297
1810
5118
32
4334
University of Agriculture Abeokuta

6878
6492
3089
33
4368
Rivers State University of Science & Technology

1230
6492
5118
34
4911
Modibbo Adama University of Technology Yola (Federal University of Technology)

14377
3156
5051
35
5024
Federal University Lokoja Kogi State

3139
3506
6650
36
5054
Niger Delta University

13180
3816
5180
37
5189
Benue State University

11750
3792
5519
38
5244
Usmanu Danfodiyo University

11783
6492
3764
39
5274
University of Maiduguri

11091
6492
3980
40
5284
Imo State University Owerri

12215
5093
5118
41
5365
Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University

8223
6492
4700
42
5425
American University of Nigeria

9623
4573
5782
43
5439
African University of Science & Technology Abuja

13672
5327
4984
44
5561
Cross River State University of Science & Technology Calabar

13610
4290
5519
45
5671
Babcock University

9993
1866
6650
46
5772
Kogi State University

14929
4385
5519
47
5791
Kwara State University

11109
6492
4762
48
5819
Federal University of Agriculture Makurdi

12677
3904
5973
49
5957
Enugu State University of Science & Technology

10861
4134
6216
50
6006
Federal University Ndufu Alike Ikwo FUNAI

11062
2438
6650
51
6095
Ambrose Alli University Ekpoma

10601
6492
5118
52
6179
National Open University of Nigeria

7812
6492
5519
53
6247
Federal University Kashere Gombe State

7750
4502
6650
54
6427
Nigerian Defence Academy Kaduna

10756
3573
6650
55
6443
Nasarawa State University

12596
4378
6216
56
6565
Federal University Dutsin Ma

12334
3031
6650
57
6597
Umaru Musa Yar’Adua University (Katsina State University)

10756
3844
6650
58
6850
Skyline University Nigeria

2711
6492
6650
59
7035
Southwestern University Oku Owa

3010
6492
6650
60
7095
Akwa Ibom State University of Technology

13316
3319
6650
61
7130
Kaduna State University

13121
3455
6650
62
7158
Edo University Iyamho

12930
3577
6650
63
7216
Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University (Anambra State University of Science & Technology Uli)

14287
2975
6650
64
7258
Igbinedion University Okada

10949
4527
6650
65
7306
University of Medical Sciences Ondo

13762
3363
6650
66
7451
Abia State University Uturu

13316
5093
6216
67
7468
Nile University of Nigeria (Nigerian Turkish Nile University Abuja)

13566
3632
6650
68
7503
(3) Lagos State University College of Medicine

15414
2779
6650
69
7503
Bowen University

14618
3159
6650
70
7805
Baze University Kuchigoro

13030
4192
6650
71
7934
Federal University Otuoke Bayelsa

13061
4333
6650
72
8084
Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University Lapai

14522
3856
6650
73
8162
Mountain Top University

13121
4498
6650
74
8310
Tai Solarin University of Education

12615
4771
6650
75
8399
Elizade University Ilara Mokin

14883
3985
6650
76
8474
Bells University of Technology Otta

14711
4109
6650
77
8593
Adeleke University Ede

14522
4282
6650
78
8739
(1) Kebbi State University of Science and Technology KSUSTA

17765
6492
5118
79
8764
Kano University of Science & Technology Wudil

13523
4754
6650
80
8792
Lead City University Ibadan

14452
4466
6650
81
8827
Lagos Business School Pan Atlantic University

8940
6030
6650
82
8921
Federal University Lafia Nasarawa State

14496
4516
6650
83
8933
Pan African University Lagos

9039
6055
6650
84
9023
Federal University Wukari Taraba State

16758
3635
6650
85
10146
Benson Idahosa University

14252
5219
6650
86
10187
Technical University Ibadan

12539
5701
6650
87
10199
Gombe State University Gombe

16758
4414
6650
88
10686
Ajayi Crowther University Oyo

13163
5693
6650
89
10761
Edwin Clark University Kiagbodo

8187
6492
6650
90
10886
Bauchi State University Gadau

14618
5399
6650
91
10886
Godfrey Okoye University

12697
5891
6650
92
11135
Joseph Ayo Babalola University

14452
6492
5973
93
11927
Taraba State University Jalingo

14313
5814
6650
94
11987
Bingham University New Karu

13647
5990
6650
ranking World Rank

University Det. Impact Rank* Openness Rank* Excellence Rank*
95
12182
Federal University Birnin Kebbi

15579
5598
6650
96
13095
Anchor University Lagos

16576
5632
6650
97
13239
Yobe State University (Bukar Abba Ibrahim University Damaturu)

15521
5943
6650
98
13588
Sule Lamido University

17004
5670
6650
99
14422
Caleb University

14496
6354
6650
100
14609
Augustine University Ilara Epe

18077