The latest ranking by the organisation showed that it is the only Nigerian university that made it to the top 1,000 globally ranked universities.
The latest ranking was based on teaching, research, citations of scholarly publications, industry income and international outlook.
Despite being the only university which entered the list of top universities in the world, the University of Ibadan came behind South African universities with University of Cape Town ranking 148 followed by Stellenbosch University (401), University of KwaZulu Natal (501).
University of Ghana, Legion (600) is the only university from Ghana in the latest ranking and it is ranked ahead of Nigeria’s premier university.
22 universities across Africa made it to the world class universities with South Africa and Egyptian universities dominating.