The oldest and one of the most prestigious Nigerian universities, University of Ibadan has been rated the best university in Nigeria and the 8th in Africa, according to a new ranking of 1,447 African universities and higher institutions, using research publications, citations from 2010 to 2014, as well as visibility on the Internet.
The Journals Consortium survey placed University of Cape Town top of the ranking followed by Cairo University , and the University of Pretoria at 3rd place. The 4 Nigerian universities that made the top 20 in Africa are University of Ibadan – (8th in Africa), University of Nigeria, Nsukka (13th in Africa), Ahmadu Bello University (18th in Africa)and University of Lagos (20th in Africa).
See Top Universities in Nigeria below:
1. University of Ibadan – (8th in Africa)
2. University of Nigeria, Nsukka (13th in Africa)
3. Ahmadu Bello University (18th in Africa)
4. University of Lagos (20th in Africa)
5. Obafemi Awolowo University (24th in Africa)
6. University of Ilorin (31st in Africa )
7. University of Port Harcourt (36th in Africa)
6. Nnamdi Azikiwe University (42nd in Africa)
7. University of Calabar (43rd in Africa)
8. Federal University of Technology, Akure (49th in Africa),
9. Covenant University (53rd in Africa) (only private university)
Source: Journals consortium