The University of Ibadan remains the leading higher institution in the country following the January edition of the 2018 Webometrics.
UI , however, ranks 1099 in the world (still the only Nigerian university in the top 1000 bracket in the world).
University of Ibadan is trailed in the second position by the Covenant University, Ota, Ogun State (the only private university in the top 46 bracket) and the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Osun State, in the third position.
Checkout the list below:
1. University of Ibadan
The Nigerian premier university however ranks 1099 in the world (still the only Nigerian university in the top 1000 bracket).
2. Covenant University
Coming in second is Covenant University, Ota, Ogun State (the only private university in the top 46 bracket), and 2,140th in the world.
3. Obafemi Awolowo University
Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Osun State, in the third position, and ranks 2,267th in the world
4. University of Nigeria, Nsukka
5. University of Lagos
6. Ahmadu Bello University
7. Federal University of Technology, Minna
8. University of Ilorin (UNILORIN)
Nigeria’s most subscribed university, University of Ilorin (UNILORIN) ranks eighth in Nigeria and 3,118th globally
9. Federal University of Technology Akure
Federal University of Technology Akure (ninth Nigeria, 3176 world).
10. University of Benin
University of Benin (10th Nigeria, 3512).
11. University of Port Harcourt
12. University of Agriculture, Abeokuta
13. Federal University of Technology, Owerri
14. Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso
Lautech overcame protracted and debilitating industrial crisis last year to be rated as the best state university in the current Webometric ranking, 14th in the country and 3680th in the world.
15. Bayero University, Kano
16. Lagos State University
17. University of Uyo
18. University of Calabar
19. Nnamdi Azikiwe University
20. University of Jos
The next best performing private university after Covenant is the Afe Babalola University, Ado-Ekiti, on the 21st position and 4329th in the world.
The University of Maiduguri, Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago-Iwoye, Ogun State; American University of Nigeria, Yola, Adamawa State and Federal University of Oye-Ekiti are ranked 22nd, 23rd, 24th and 25th respectively in Nigeria.
Furthermore, the highest ranked Polytechnic is the Auchi Polytechnic 48th in Nigeria and 8623rd institution in the world; followed by the Yaba College of Technology (65th Nigeria, 10,911th world) and The Polytechnic, Ibadan (77th Nigeria, 12,202nd world).