Bayero University, Kano (BUK), has emerged as the first in the north on the Times Higher Education 2023 World University Rankings list.
Topping the list in the north, BUK is the fourth in Nigeria, with the University of Ibadan emerging as the best in the country.
The University of Lagos is the second, while Covenant University is the third in the ranking in Nigeria.
BUK, being the first varsity in Kano, was established in 1975. It currently has over fifty thousand students.
The University of Oxford emerged as the best university in the world, followed by Harvard University, and the University of Cambridge Stanford University.
BUK students, alums, and some of the university’s lecturers took to their social media spaces to jubilate the success.