Thursday, 8 December 2016
6 top universities in Nigeria
Hello readers, I will be writing about the top 6 universities in Nigeria according to the National Universities Commission (NUC). Here they are
1. University of Ibadan
It is the oldest university in Nigeria. It was established in 1948. It takes the number one position according to NUC. It is located in Ibadan, Oyo State. It has more than 33,000 students. It is the first university in Nigeria to be ranked within the top 1000 universities by Times Higher Education.
2. University of Lagos
This beautiful university takes the number 2 position according to NUC. It was established in 1962. It is located in Akoka, Lagos State. It has more than 57,000 students. It is also known as Unilag.
3. University of Benin
According to NUC, it takes the number 3 position in Nigeria. It was established in 1970. It has more than 49,000 students. It is located in Benin, Edo State.
4. Obafemi Awolowo University
This nice university is located in Ile-Ife, Osun State. It was established in 1961. It used to be called University of Ife and was renamed Obafemi Awolowo University in 1987. It has about 35,000 students. According to NUC, It takes the 4th position in Nigeria.
5. Ahmadu Bello University
NUC ranked this university 5th. It is located in Zaria, Kaduna State. It was established in 1962 as the University of Northern Nigeria. It was later renamed Ahmadu Bello University
6. University of Ilorin
It is located in Ilorin, Kwara State, It was established in 1975. It has over 34,000 students. According to NUC, it takes the 6th position. It is also known as Unilorin.