Renowned Federal University, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, has just been ranked number 1 in Nigeria, and No 17 in Africa based on citations from publications, which is a direct measurement of quality of research output for the year under review.

UNN is the only Nigerian university in the top 20 ranking in Africa.

Our world ranking is 1108 with 108,209 citations. No 2 in Nigeria is University of Ibadan with 86,756 citations.
No 3 is University of Ilorin with 74,245 citations
No 4 is Covenant University with 55,844 citations
No 5 is University of Lagos with 41,121 citations

University of Ibadan word rank is 1246,
University of Ilorin 1328,
University of Covenant 1511
University of Lagos 1726

No 1 in the world is Harvard university with 8,704,969 citations.
No 1 in Africa is University of Cape town with 996, 898 citations.

The school authorities while reacting to the rating said “this remarkable achievement is all due to the push for excellence in publishing in visible journals that are cited internationally by staff of the University”.