The ranking includes 1,799 universities across 104 countries and regions.
onebeat.com.ng gathers that the 2023 ranking analysed over 121 million citations across more than 15.5 million research publications.
What are the best universities in Nigeria?
According to the ranking, the University of Ibadan and the University of Lagos share the top spot in Nigeria.
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Both universities, which are federal government-owned, ranked between 401 and 500 globally.
Covenant University, a private varsity, is the third-best in the country and ranked between 601 and 800 globally.
What are the top 10 best universities in Nigeria?
Below are the top 10 best universities in Nigeria, according to the Times Higher Education 2023 ranking:
|S/N||Universities||Nigeria Ranking||Global Ranking|
|1.||University of Ibadan (UI)||1||401-500|
|2.||University of Lagos (UNILAG)||1||401-500|
|3.||Covenant University (CU)||3||601-800|
|4.||Bayero University Kano (BUK)||4||1001-1200|
|5.||Federal University of Technology Akure (FUTA)||4||1001-1200|
|6.||University of Benin (UNIBEN)||6||1201-1500|
|7.||University of Nigeria Nsukka (UNN)||6||1201-1500|
|8.||Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU)||6||1201-1500|
|9.||Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB)||7||1500+|
|10||Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH)||7||1500+|
ASUU: Timeline for lecturers' union to call off strike finally revealed
Meanwhile, after months of the industrial strike, there is a strong hope that the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) will return to the classroom in a few days' time.
This is as the president of the union, Prof Emmanuel Osodeke, said the union has "for the first time, seen light at the end of the tunnel."
Following the meeting with House of Reps Speaker Femi Gbajabiamila on Monday, October 10, branches of ASUU across the country will commence traditional voting today, Tuesday, October 11, and Wednesday, October 12, to take a decision over the ongoing strike by the union.