Nigeria’s Premier varsity, University of Ibadan has emerged the best in Nigeria and the 8th best in Africa in a recent ranking by Journals Consortium on 1447 higher institutions in Africa.
According to Journals Consortium, the rankings were based on research publications and citations from the last five years (2010 to 2014) as well as visibility on the Internet. University of Cape Town topped the rank followed by Cairo University , and the University of Pretoria at 3rd place.The top 10 include six institutions from South Africa, two from Egypt and one each from Kenya and Nigeria (University of Ibadan).
University of Ilorin formerly topped the Nigerian universities ranking but is now in the 7th place. Congratulations to the University of Ibadan which has realized its slogan ‘the first and the best‘.