The Times Higher Education (THE), a British magazine specialized in higher education worldwide, has published its World University Rankings 2023.
The ranking includes 1,799 universities in 104 countries and regions.
legit.ng compiles that the 2023 ranking analyzed more than 121 million citations in more than 15.5 million research publications.
It also included survey responses from 40,000 academics around the world.
“Overall, we collected more than 680,000 data points from more than 2,500 institutions that submitted data,” stated THE.
What are the best universities in Nigeria?
According to the ranking, the University of Ibadan and the University of Lagos share the first position in Nigeria.
Both universities, which are owned by the federal government, were ranked between 401 and 500 globally.
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Covenant University, a private university, is the third best in the country and is ranked between 601 and 800 globally.
What are the top 10 universities in Nigeria?
Below are the top 10 universities in Nigeria, according to the Times Higher Education Ranking 2023:
|Y/N||universities||Nigerian qualification||world ranking|
|1.||University of Ibadan (UI)||1||401-500|
|two.||University of Lagos (UNILAG)||1||401-500|
|3.||Covenant University (CU)||3||601-800|
|Four.||Bayero Kano University (BUK)||4||1001-1200|
|5.||Akure Federal University of Technology (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 finally revealed for teachers’ union to call off strike
Meanwhile, after months of industrial strike action, there is great hope that the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) will return to the classroom within days.
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This is how the president of the union, Professor Emmanuel Osodeke, said that the union “for the first time has seen the light at the end of the tunnel”.
Following the meeting with the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, on Monday, October 10, ASUU branches across the country will begin traditional voting today, Tuesday, October 11 and Wednesday, October 12, to make a decision on the ongoing union strike. .