|Professor Abubakar Adamu Rasheed|
The National Universities Commission (NUC) has placed Federal University Oye-Ekiti (FUOYE) on the 14th position in the just-concluded universities ranking. In the document which was released on Wednesday, March 15, 2017, FUOYE was ranked among the existing and newly established universities. The ranking involved 111 private and government universities in Nigeria.
The document also showed that FUOYE ranked 1st among the 12 new universities created in 2011.
University of Ibadan has, however, maintained its leadership position as number one university in Nigeria while Samuel Adegboyega University Ogwa took the last position.