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Campus Conflict – UNILAG vs U.I; Which School is Finer?

Campus conflict is back again this week, and the focus is on two of Nigeria’s most prestigious universities.

You guessed right.

The University of Lagos or University of Ibadan; Which school is the finest?

University of Lagos

The university has remained one of the most competitive in the country in terms of admissions. With approximately 57,000 students as of 2013, the University of Lagos has one of the largest student populations of any university in the country. 

The University of Lagos is among the first generation of universities in Nigeria and also one of the twenty-five federal universities which are overseen and accredited by the National Universities Commission. Also, the university has been called “the University of First Choice and the Nation’s Pride.”

The University of Lagos is a centre for academic research.

The front entrance of UNILAG
Inside premises of the University.
The famous Love Garden
UNILAG’s lagoon front

The University of Ibadan

The University of Ibadan (UI) is the oldest degree awarding institution in Nigeria,[2][3] and is located five miles (8 kilometres) from the centre of the major city of Ibadan in Western Nigeria.

Besides theCollege of Medicine, there are twelve other faculties: Arts, ScienceAgriculture and Forestry; Renewable Natural Resources, Social Sciences, Education, Veterinary Medicine, Pharmacy, Technology, Law, Public Health, and Dentistry.

The university has residential and sports facilities for staff and students on campus, as well as separate botanical and zoological gardens. Also, in September 2016, it became the first Nigerian university to make the top 1000 in Times Higher Education rankings. Prior to that, it had always made the top African 10 in Webometrics Rankings.

University of Ibadan’s front gates
Inside premises of the University

Judgement time: which school are you going for?

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