Its economy and its population are growing steadily and are only set to keep expanding. Proportionally, the youth population is one of the largest in the world, and the country has a blossoming higher education sector.
Here are The Best Universities In Nigeria 2019
10. Rivers State University of Science and Technology
Rivers State University, formerly Rivers State University of Science and Technology, is a university located in the Diobu area of Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria. The university has a staff strength of 3,000 and a student population of 22,400 as of 2017.
9. Landmark University
Landmark University is a Private Christian University affiliated with Living Faith Church Worldwide and located in Omu-Aran Kwara State, Nigeria. In 2014 it was featured among the top five universities in Nigeria by Webometrics.
8. Federal University of Technology, Minna
The Federal University of Technology Minna is a Federal Government established post-secondary educational institution located in Minna, Nigeria. FUTMINNA specializes in technological education.
7. Covenant University
Covenant University is located in Ota, Ogun State, in Nigeria. It is a private Christian university affiliated with Living Faith Church Worldwide and a member of the Association of Commonwealth Universities, Association of African Universities and National Universities Commission.
6. University of Ibadan
The University of Ibadan is the oldest Nigerian university and is located five miles from the center of the major city of Ibadan in Western Nigeria. It is popularly known as Unibadan.
5. University of Nigeria
The University of Nigeria, commonly referred to as UNN, is a federal university located in Nsukka, Enugu State, Nigeria. Founded by Nnamdi Azikiwe in 1955 and formally opened on 7 October 1960, the University of Nigeria has three campuses – Nsukka, Enugu, and Ituku-Ozalla – all located in Enugu State.
4. Obafemi Awolowo University
Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) is a federal government-owned and operated Nigerian university. The university is in the ancient city of Ile-Ife, Osun State, Nigeria.
3. Ahmadu Bello University
Ahmadu Bello University is a federal government research university in Zaria, Kaduna State. ABU was founded on 4 October 1962 at the University of Northern Nigeria. The university operates two campuses: Samaru and Kongo in Zaria.
2. University of Ilorin
The University of Ilorin, also known as Unilorin, is a federal government-owned university in Ilorin, Kwara State, Nigeria. It was established by a Decree of the Federal Military Government.
1. University of Lagos
Tagline: The University of First Choice and The Nation’s Pride The University of Lagos – popularly known as Unilag – is a federal government-owned research university in Lagos State, southwestern.