There are more than 90 Universities in Nigeria. These universities are either owned by the Federal government, state, or private individuals.
In no particular order, Stargist.com brings to you some top Nigerian universities with beautiful campuses.
1 University Of Ibadan
University of Ibadan is ranked as the best university in Nigeria. Founded in 1948, it is one of the oldest and most prestigious Nigerian universities. The university is located located five miles (8 kilometres) from the centre of the major city of Ibadan, the Oyo state capital.
2 Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife
Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) is a federal government owned and operated Nigerian university. The university is in the ancient city of Ile-Ife, Osun State, Nigeria. The university was founded in 1961.
3 Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria
Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) is the largest university in Nigeria and second largest in Africa, after Cairo University, Egypt. It is in Zaria. It was founded on October 4, 1962 as the University of Northern Nigeria.
4 Federal University Of Agriculture, Abeokuta
It is located in Ogun state and is one of the most beautiful Federal Universities in Nigeria. It was established in 1988 by the federal government when four Universities of Technology, earlier merged in 1984, were demerged.
5 University Of Benin
The University of Benin was founded in 1970. It started as an Institute of Technology and was accorded the status of a full-fledged University by National Universities Commission (NUC) on 1 July 1971.
6 University Of Nigeria, Nsukka
The University of Nigeria, commonly referred to as UNN, is a federal university located in Nsukka, Enugu State, Nigeria. Founded by Nnamdi Azikiwe in 1955 and formally opened on 7 October 1960, the University of Nigeria has three campuses – Nsukka, Enugu and Ituku-Ozalla – located in Enugu State.
7 University Of Lagos
The University of Lagos popularly known as Unilag is a federal government university in Lagos State, southwestern Nigeria. It was established in 1962.
8 Covenant University
Covenant University is located in Ota, Ogun State in Nigeria. On October 21, 2002, Covenant University opened. Covenant University is located in Canaan Land, Ota, Ogun State. In January 2015, it was ranked as the best university in Nigeria according to Webometrics.
9 The American University Of Nigeria
The American University of Nigeria opened its doors to its first students in 2005. Founded by the former vice president of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar, it is located in north-eastern Nigeria in Yola.
10 Landmark University
Landmark University (LMU) is located in Omu-Aran, Kwara State in Nigeria. It is a Private Christian University founded by Dr. David Oyedepo in 2011.