The University of Ibadan (UI), Covenant University (CU), and Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) have been ranked in the top three among the best Nigerian universities based on their web presence.

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Webometrics, a ranking system for world varsities, released a list of 260 institutions in Nigeria by web presence.

The ranking is based on a composite indicator that takes into account the volume of the web content as well as the visibility and impact of these web publications according to the number of external in-links (site citations) they received.

UI is ranked number one, followed by CU in second place while OAU came third. Closely following is the University of Nigeria (UNN), which snagged fourth place, while the University of Lagos (UNILAG) took the fifth spot.

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Below is a list of Nigerian varsities in the top-20.

  1. University of Ibadan
  2. Covenant University Ota
  3. Obafemi Awolowo University
  4. University of Nigeria
  5. University of Lagos
  6. University of Port Harcourt
  7. Ahmadu Bello University
  8. Federal University of Technology Akure
  9. Landmark University
  10. Federal University of Technology Minna
  11. Bayero University Kano
  12. Ladoke Akintola University of Technology
  13. University of Calabar
  14. University of Benin
  15. Adekunle Ajasin University
  16. Ekiti State University Ado Ekiti (University of Ado Ekiti)
  17. Olabisi Onabanjo University (Ogun State University)
  18. University of Uyo
  19. Nnamdi Azikiwe University
  20. Federal University of Technology Owerri

You can see the full list of 260 universities here.

TheCable Lifestyle had last week reported how UI, UNN, and University of Ilorin (UNILORIN) emerged as the best varsities in Nigeria based on the AD Scientific Index’s ranking on the quality of scientists.

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