The universities in Nigeria as any other average and world class universities across the world, are always on top of their game to be ranked as alpha and be regarded as crème Della crème in their niche of specialty i.e. to give quality education.
In Aug. 20th 2015, the top 20 best universities in Nigeria were announced after the 2015 University Web Ranking which was conducted by Cybermetrics Lab of Spain. The mentioned body is an international institute which ranks universities across the globe.
The Obafemi Awolowo University for the fifth consecutive time scooped the first position. There is something so right they are doing that other universities Nigeria should emulate or inquire about. The University of Lagos and University of Ilorin followed in second and third places respectively.
The following is the list of the best 20 universities according to the ranking:
1. Obafemi Awolowo University
2. University of Lagos
3. University of Ilorin
4. Ahmadu Bello University
5. University of Port Harcourt
6. University of Agriculture Abeokuta
7. University of Nigeria
8. Federal University of Technology Akure
9. University of Benin
10. Federal University of Technology Owerri
11. Federal University of Technology Minna
12. Kogi State University
13. Adeniran Ogunsanya College of Education
14. University of Jos
15. Landmark University
16. Petroleum Training Institute Effurun
17. Ladoke Akintola University of Technology
18. Kogi State Polytechnic Lokoja
19. University of Calabar
20. Afe Babalola University Ado Ekiti