The University of Lagos has emerged as the first and best University in Nigeria, in the latest global webometric rankings.The ranking released by the web-based world ranking of universities at 4icu placed the University first amongst all other Nigerian universities but twentieth in Africa. Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) placed second in Nigeria (23rd in Africa) while the University of Ibadan placed a distant third (38th in Africa).
South-African universities topped the rankings with five universities in the top 10, while four Egyptian universities also made the top 10.
Lagos State University (LASU) and Olabisi Onabanjo University (OOU) were nowhere to be found.
The 4icu ranking is a measure of an institution’s presence on the web. It is computed using a number of parameters that revolve round the quantum and quality of electronic resources on a website as well as access to such resources.
The full rankings can be found here