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Top 10 Universities In Nigeria 2018 (Webometrics Ranking)

List of Top 10 Universities in Nigeria: This is the latest Webometrics ranking (as at June 2018) of Nigerian Universities has University of Ibadan (UI) in Number One spot.

Coming in second and third places are Covenant University, Ota (CU) and Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU). In the ranking of Universities the World, UI, CU and OAU are currently placed 1099th, 2140th and 2267th on the log.

The Universities in fourth and fifth places on the list of top ranking Nigeria Universities are University of Nigeria Nsukka (UNN) and University of Lagos (UNILAG). Below is the full list of the top 10 ranked Universities as released by Webometrics and their positions in the World.

Top 10 Universities In Nigeria Webometrics


Here are the top 10 Universities in Nigeria – June 2018;

Below is the Webometrics Ranking Of Nigeria Universities:

Ranking In NigeriaRanking In The WorldNames of Institutions
11099University of Ibadan, UI
22140Covenant University Ota, CU
32267Obafemi Awolowo University, OAU
42463University of Nigeria Nsukka, UNN
52654University of Lagos, UNILAG
62783Ahmadu Bello University, ABU Zaria
72821Federal University of Technology Minna, FUTMINNA
83118University of Ilorin, UNILORIN
93176Federal University of Technology Akure, FUTA
103512University of Benin, UNIBEN

The highest placed Nigerian University in the world ranking is Obafemi Awolowo University in 2004th place. If your University is not in the top ten, you can click here to see the full list. The following are the criteria for ranking of Universities by Webometrics.

About Webometrics Ranking of Universities

What does this top ten Universities list in Nigeria mean? Normally, people would say it’s just a ranking of websites of universities and the design. I will leave you to continue reading and see for yourself.

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.

With Webometrics, web presence and visibility are used as indicators of global performance of a university. These indicators take into account the teaching commitment, the research results, the perceived international prestige, the links with the community, including industrial and economic sectors of the university.

Web design is totally irrelevant as all the measurements are related to the contents published (quantity and quality), especially those open access documents of academic interest or relevance.

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