2) University of Lagos
Popularly known as Unilag, the University of Lagos is a federal government university located in Lagos State, southwestern Nigeria. Established in 1962, the university has around 45,000 students. Its motto is “In deed and in truth.” The main campus is located at Akoko, Yaba.
1) University of Ilorin
Also known as Unilorin, the University of Ilorin was established by a decree of the Federal Military Government in 1975. Located in Ilorin, Kwara State, Nigeria, this university was ranked as the best in Nigeria by 4icu in August 2014. It is located about 300 km from Lagos, and around 500 km from Abuja, Nigeria’s administrative capital. It serves more than 20,000 students. There are 15 faculties and more than 60 academic departments in the university.