Webometrics, the World ranking body of institutions of higher learning as ranked Federal University Oye Ekiti (FUOYE) as number one among the twelve newly established Federal Universities in Nigeria.

The recent ranking results also placed Federal University Oye Ekiti at the 27th institution of higher learning in Nigeria, 209th position among the 1,325 institutions in Africa and 10,760th position among the 22,117 Universities in the World.

It is worthy to know that this is the best position the Federal University Oye Ekiti has attained since inception in 2011.

The table below shows the Federal Universities and their ranks, in Nigeria and the World.

27th 10760th

Federal University Oye Ekiti

Federal University Dulsima, Kastina State

Federal University Ndufu Ajike, Ebonyin State

Federal University Otuokes, Bayelsa 60. 15876

Nigeria Defence Academy, Kaduna75. 17236

National Mathematics Centre
90. 18318

Federal University Lokoja, Kogi State 98. 18745

Federal University Wukari, Taraba State 99. 18777

Federal University Duste, Jigawa State 104. 19071

Federal University Kashere, Gombe 105. 19093

Federal University Lafia, Nassarawa State

According to Wikipedia, the Webometrics ranking of the World Universities, also known as ranking web
of World Universities, is a ranking system for the world’s Universities based on a composite indicator that takes into account both the volume of the web contents (number of web, pages and files) and the visibility and impact of this web publication according to the number of external inlinks they received.

The ranking is published by the Cybermetrics Lab, a research group of the Spanish national research council (CSIC) located in Madrid.

The aim of the ranking is to improve the presence of the academic and research institution and the web and to promote the open access publication of scientific results.

The ranking started in 2004 and is updated every January and July.

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