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Best Universities in Nigeria 2017, Top 10 List

Best Universities in Nigeria 2017, Top 10 List

Have you ever wondered which University is the best in Nigeria
The list of top 10 best Universities in Nigeria 2017 was in reference to the latest ranking of Nigerian Universities by National University Commission (NUC)
The ranking takes into consideration among other things the quality of education, facilities and infrastructure, lecturers etc.
Top 10 best Universities in Nigeria 2016

1. University of Lagos, Lagos

Famously known as Unilag, founded in 1962, the current Vice Chancellor is Professor Rahman A. Bello

2. Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife

OAU, currently considered arguably the best in Nigeria, when it comes to Computer Science, coding and development. Also founded in 1962, runner by Prof. Bamitale Omole

3. University of Ibadan, Ibadan

UI, the prestigious popular tertiary institution located in the heart of the most populous city in Africa. University of Ibadan (UI) is the first tertiary institution in Nigeria, founded in 1948, the current VC is Professor Isaac Folorunso Adewale

4. University of Ilorin, Ilorin

UniIlorin, if you want a top Nigerian University that’s free of strike and unnecessary delay in their academics, Uniilorin is your best catch, founded in 1975, led by Prof. abdul Ganiyu Ambali

5. Covenant University Ota

Covenant is currently ranked as the best private University in Nigeria and the only private uni on the top 10 list, founded in the year 2002. The current V.C. name is Prof. Charles Korede Ayo

6. Federal University of Technology, Minna, Niger State

Futminna, founded in the year 1982,current Vice Chancellor name is Professor Musibau Adewumi Akanji

7. University of Nigeria Nsukka, Enugu State

UNN is one of the most respected tertiary institution in Nigeria with a special name that makes it standout among it peers. Founded in the year 1960, current Vice Chancellor name is Professor Benjamin C. Ozumba

8. University of Benin Ugbowo, Edo State

Founded in the year 1970, current Vice Chancellor name is Professor Faraday Orumwense

9. University of Port Harcourt, Port Harcourt

Founded in the year 1975, current Vice Chancellor name is Professor Ndowa Ekoate Sunday

10. Ahmadu Bello University Zaria, Kaduna State

ABU, one of the earliest tertiary institution in the country, founded in the year 1962, current Vice Chancellor name is Professor Ibrahim Garba

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Updated: August 20, 2017 — 6:03 pm

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  1. So only one private university in Nigeria made it to the list despite all the millions of naira paid as school fees?

    This is not funny

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