The “Webometrics Ranking of World Universities” is an initiative of the Cybermetrics Lab, a research group belonging to the Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC), the largest public research body in Spain.
CSIC is among the first basic research organizations in Europe. The CSIC consisted in 2006 of 126 centers and institutes distributed throughout Spain.
CSIC is attached to the Ministry of Education and its main objective is to promote scientific research to improve the progress of the scientific and technological level of the country which will contribute to increasing the welfare of the citizens.
A statement signed by the Media Relations Officer, Yabatech, Felix Alade said, Yabatech was in the 7th position in 2018 and within a space of one year moved to a second position, and subsequently ranked the number one Polytechnic in Nigeria in 2021.
The Statement went further to state in part, “There have been several developments in Yabatech that led into the current webometrics ranking which are: peaceful and rancor-free environment with a stable academic calendar.
“ Conducive learning environment with massive renovation and upgrading of the entire structures in the College to international standard. Digitalization of the library with modern e-learning facilities”.
Meanwhile, according to Webometrics, as of 25th February 2021, the University of Ibadan, is ranked the 1st best University in Nigeria, followed by Covenant University Ota, with Yabatech standing at the 59th Position on that list.