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Top 20 Nigerian Universities

Tertiary education, also referred to as third-level , third-stage or post-secondary education , is the educational level following the completion of secondary education. The World Bank , for example, defines tertiary education as including universities as well as trade schools and colleges . Higher education is taken to include undergraduate and postgraduate education, while vocational education beyond secondary education is known as further education in the United Kingdom, or continuing education in the United States.

.In Nigeria, youths education is taken seriously so a higher number of youths are graduates and many more are in the tertiary institutions, hoping to graduate at their estimated time, in flying colors. That said, there are a whole lot of universities in the country Nigeria, estimated to be over fourty(40),both private and federal Universities inclusive. 

The National Universities Commission (NUC) is the major accreditation and regulatory body that enforces uniform standard and sets admissions capacity of every university in Nigeria. This is a list of Nigerian Universities by Rank. 


1 University of Lagos

2 Covenant University

3 University of Nigeria

4 Obafemi Awolowo University

5 University of Ilorin

6 Ahmadu Bello University

7 University of Abuja

8 Federal University of Technology, Akure

9 University of Ibadan

10 Federal University of Technology, Minna

11 Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta

12 Afe Babalola University

13 Rivers State University

14 Ladoke Akintola University of Technology

15 Bayero University Kano

16 University of Jos

17 Landmark University

18 Federal University of Technology, Owerri

19 Federal University, Oye-Ekiti

20 Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University. 

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