Webometrics Ranking: OAU Remains Nigerian Best University
The newly released University ranking for the second half of 2014 by the popular Webometrics has insist Obafemi Awolowo University(OAU) as ...
The newly released University ranking for the second half of 2014 by the popular Webometrics has insist Obafemi Awolowo University(OAU) as the current best University in Nigeria.
The top spot has been maintained by the foremost university since last year as the running up spots continue to change. Convenant University in Ota, Ogun state has also risen to its record rank of second position in Nigeria and the best private University in Nigeria. Followed closely are University of Ibadan, University of Lagos and University of Ilorin in the 3rd, 4th and 5th positions respectively. Also worthy of note is the Federal University of Technology, Akure in the 9th position making it the best Technology School in Nigeria. Among the newly created 6 Universities, Federal University Oye-Ekiti, Ekiti State is ranked best in the 17th national position. No Nigerian University according to the ranking is neither among the top 10 Universities in Africa nor the top 1500 Universities in the World.
Below are the Top 20 Best Universities in Nigeria
1) Obafemi Awolowo University
2) Covenant University Ota
3) University of Ibadan
4) University of Lagos
5) University of Ilorin
6) Ahmadu Bello University
7) University of Agriculture, Abeokuta
8) Landmark University
9) Federal University of Technology Akure
10) University of Nigeria
11) University of Benin
12) Madonna University Nigeria
13) Federal University of Technology, Minna
14) University of Jos
15) University of Port Harcourt
16) Auchi Polytechnic
17) Federal University Oye-Ekiti, Ekiti State
18) University of Calabar
19) Yaba College of Technology
20) National Open University of Nigeria
The "Webometrics Ranking of World Universities" is an initiative of the Cybermetrics Lab, a research group belonging to the Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC), the largest public research body in Spain. The Ranking Web or Webometrics is the largest academic ranking of Higher Education Institutions. Since 2004 and every six months an independent, objective, free, open scientific exercise is performed by the Cybermetrics Lab (Spanish National Research Council, CSIC) for the providing reliable, multidimensional, updated and useful information about the performance of universities from all over the world based on their web presence and impact.