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Top 5 Universities in Nigeria.

The top 5 universities in Nigeria are University of Ilorin, University of Ibadan, University of Lagos, Obafemi Awolowo University, and University of Benin.

According to national universities commissions of Nigeria the top 5 universities in Nigeria have the best academic standards, research facilities, the best studying environment, best performing Nigerian students, qualified professors and so on.

The oldest Nigerian schools are also some of the top 5 universities in Nigeria. These universities have formed partnership with very esteemed universities around the world. The top 5 universities in Nigeria also have some one the most prominent nigerians such as Prof. Wole Soyinka, Prof Chinua Achebe, Prof Adeyemi, President Jonathan, Obafemi Awolowo, and so on.

List of Top 5 Universities in Nigeria

University of Ilorin – Ranked as the number 1 university in Nigeria.

University of Ibadan – the oldest university in Nigeria. it is ranked number 2.

University of Lagos – Prestigious federal university in lagos state with the ranking of 3

Obefemi Awolowo University – Great Ife. With one of the best research labs in Nigeria ranked number 4

University of benin – the 5th best university in Nigeria.

The top 5 universities in Nigeria are federal universities in Nigeria.

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  • http://profile.yahoo.com/7GRXZFCCX6JPB2UJ22BPZ4P7WY nasir

    I like the list, by the way did Goodluck Jonathan really go to school ?

    • amana

      If care is not taken u may not attain his level in terms of education, so mind ur commend

    • mimi

      i guess something is wrong with u

  • amana

    who did this ranking were ABU is not included?

  • thinking cap

    What is the criteria for ranking these universities???uni-ilorin…number one???

  • thinking cap

    And again I noticed all d unis r in the south west.dis guy probably ranked unis from his comfort zone which should b …. In the south west !!!

  • mimi

    this is correct but i will say ibadan is number one,wel not bad

  • Ibrahim Yahya

    perfect ranking.

  • chinedu obi

    I don’t believe in this ranking