Nigeria Premier University – University of Ibadan (UI) ranks 601 in Global rating

University College Ibadan, founded in 1948 known as the Premier University also the oldest in Nigeria and one of the most Preferred Universities by candidates has ranked among 1,000 best universities in the world in the latest rankings by the London – based weekly Magazine.

The rankings polled UI, the only Nigerian University to feature on the list as number 601 in the list of 980 best universities in the world.

The latest ranking which was based on Teaching, Research, and Citations of scholarly publications, Industry Income and International outlook featured only twenty-two universities from Africa with South Africa and Egyptian universities dominating.

In his reaction, the Vice Chancellor University of Ibadan, Professor Idowu Olayinka said the University is blessed with world class scholars who are dedicated to their calling and must be engaged by Nigeria to solve her problems.

Despite the under funding of education in the country, the university has made the country proud again by achieving this feat.

University College Ibadan, founded in 1948 known as the Premier University also the oldest in Nigeria and one of the most Preferred Universities by candidates has ranked among 1`000 best universities in the world in the latest rankings by the London – based weekly Magazine.

The rankings polled UI, the only Nigerian University to feature on the list as number 601 in the list of 980 best universities in the world.

The latest ranking which was based on Teaching, Research, and Citations of scholarly publications, Industry Income and International outlook featured only twenty-two universities from Africa with South Africa and Egyptian universities dominating.

In his reaction, the Vice Chancellor University of Ibadan, Professor Idowu Olayinka said the University is blessed with world class scholars who are dedicated to their calling and must be engaged by Nigeria to solve her problems.

Despite the under funding of education in the country, the university has made the country proud again by achieving this feat.

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