Global rankings Of University In Nigeria: Webometric ranking (otherwise called the Ranking Web) of world universities Webometric ranking (otherwise called the Ranking Web) of world universities released a little over a week ago, only 12 Nigerian universities made the first 100 in Africa.
Leading this pack is the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ife, Osun State, which occupies the 19th position in Africa (and 1,655th in the world), followed by the Covenant University, Ota, Ogun State (25th in Africa and 2,075th in the world).
The University of Ibadan followed, placing 35th in Africa and 2,355th in the world, while the fourth Nigerian university on the list, the University of Lagos, is 36th in Africa (2,367th in the world).
University of Ilorin occupies the 42nd position in Africa and 2,723rd in the world.Other Nigerian universities that made the first 100 in Africa include the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria (60th in Africa, 3,359th in the world); Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (61st in Africa, 3,368th in the world); Landmark University, Omu-Aran, Kwara State (72nd in Africa, 3,685th in the world); Federal University of Technology, Akure, Ondo State (80th in Africa, 3,920th in the world); University of Nigeria, Nsukka (84th in Africa, 3,976th in the world).
The University of Benin placed 89th in Africa, 4,209th in the world, while the Madonna University, the last Nigerian University in the top 100 in Africa, placed 94th in the continent and 4,460th in the world. SEE MORE ON PAGE2