The National Universities Commission, NUC has ranked Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria as the best University in Nigeria.

According to the Commission's latest ranking, Ahmadu Bello University came top out of 111 universities on the list beating University of Lagos (UNILAG) and Obafemi Awolowo University to second and third position respectively.

The top five positions are occupied by Federal Universities while Covenant University, Ota occupies the sixth position.

Lagos State University (LASU) again retains its position as the best state University in Nigeria as it sits in the 16th position on the list.

The bottom three are Private Universities; Rhema University Aba, Wesley University of Science and Technology Ondo City and Samuel Adegboyega University Ogwa taking 109th, 110th and 111th positions respectively.

Here is the full list of the NUC ranking.

1 Amadu Bello University, Zaria.2 University of Lagos, Lagos3 Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife4 University of Ibadan5 University of Ilorin Ilorin6 Covenant University Ota7 University of Nigeria Nsukka8 University of Benin Ugbowo9 University of Abuja Abuja10 University of Port Harcourt Port Harcourt11 Federal University of Technology, Minna12 Federal University of Technology, Owerri Owerri13 University of Agriculture , Abeokuta.

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