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Yabatech, Ilaro Poly Emerge Top in New Ranking of Nigerian Polytechnics [Full List]

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Webometrics has released the July 2021 edition of its ranking of the universities and other higher education institutions across the world.

A closer look at the ranking by indicates that Yaba College of Technology, Federal Polytechnic Ilaro, and Lagos State Polytechnic, Ikorodu, occupied the top spots among the polytechnics.

Among the top three, the is the only state-owned; the other two are federal-owned polytechnics. gathers that the aim of the ranking is to promote academic web presence and support the Open Access initiatives.

Please note that both universities and polytechnics in the country were ranked together. Also, some polytechnics were ranked higher than some universities.

The list provided here extracted polytechnics from the ranking.


The ranking criteria include openness rank, impact rank, presence rank, and excellence rank, The Punch also reported.

See the list below:

  1. Yaba College of Technology
  2. Federal Polytechnic Ilaro
  3. Auchi Polytechnic
  4. Federal Polytechnic Ado-Ekiti
  5. Federal Polytechnic Nekede Owerri
  6. Federal Polytechnic Ede
  7. Federal Polytechnic Bauchi
  8. Moshood Abiola Polytechnic Abeokuta
  9. Petroleum Training Institute Effurun
  10. Air Force Institute of Technology Nigeria
  11. Institute of Management Technology IMT Enugu
  12. Federal Polytechnic Offa
  13. Federal Polytechnic Bida
  14. Federal Polytechnic Oko
  15. Kwara State Polytechnic Ilorin
  16. Federal Polytechnic Idah
  17. Akwa Ibom State Polytechnic Ikot Osurua
  18. Abia State Polytechnic
  19. (1) Akanu Ibiam Federal Polytechnic Unwana
  20. Federal Polytechnic Nasarawa
  21. Imo State Polytechnic Umuagwo Ohaji
  22. Polytechnic Ibadan
  23. Nuhu Bamalli Polytechnic
  24. Rufus Giwa Polytechnic Owo
  25. Plateau State Polytechnic Barkin Ladi
  26. Delta State Polytechnic Otefe Oghara
  27. Gateway ICT Polytechnic Saapade GAPOSA
  28. Kogi State Polytechnic Lokoja
  29. Edo State Polytechnic Usen
  30. Elechi Amadi Polytechnic Rumuola
  31. Crown Polytechnic
  32. Igbajo Polytechnic
  33. Abubakar Tatari Ali Polytechnic
  34. Delta State Polytechnic Ogwashi Uku
  35. Heritage Polytechnic
  36. AllOver Central Polytechnic
  37. Benue State Polytechnic Ugbokolo
  38. Kaduna Polytechnic
  39. Hassan Usman Katsina Polytechnic
  40. Jigawa State Polytechnic Dutse
  41. Polytechnic Ife
  42. Covenant Polytechnic Aba
  43. Ramat Polytechnic Maiduguri
  44. Lagos City Polytechnic
  45. Temple Gate Polytechnic
  46. Interlink Polytechnic
  47. Prime Polytechnic
  48. Tower Polytechnic
  49. Fidei Polytechnic Gboko
  50. Federal Polytechnic Mubi
  51. Dorben Polytechnic
  52. Temple Gate Polytechnic Aba


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