University of Ibadan now ranked number one in Nigeria

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University of Ibadan now ranked number one in Nigeria

The University of Ibadan (UI) has overtaken Covenant University (CU) as Nigeria’s best varsity on the Time Higher Education’s (THE) 2021 Emerging Economies University Ranking.

Covenant University had emerged Nigeria’s highest-ranked institution on the list last year, taking the 91st spot. But in the new list, released on Tuesday, CU ranked 201–250 out of the total 606 selected institutions.

UI held the 111th spot on the list to emerge Nigeria’s best institution followed by the Lagos State University (LASU) on 155th position. The University of Lagos (UNILAG) was ranked 172 which makes it Nigeria’s third-best varsity.

Also on the list was the University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN) which was ranked 401-500 while Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) was among 501-606.

Below are the six Nigerian universities that made the list:

  1. UI — 111
  2. LASU — 155
  3. UNILAG — 172
  4. CU — (201– 250)
  5. UNN — (401 — 500)
  6. OAU — (501 — 606)

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