FUD emerges first in mathematics in Africa


A research group from University of Granada, Spain, SCImago, has ranked the Federal University, Dutse, as the number one university in Africa in the area of mathematics out of the 422 universities surveyed for the ranking.

The group’s 2022 ranking which was announced recently also ranked Federal University Dutse 43rd in innovation in Africa and 55th in research in Africa and 66th overall in Africa out of 422 universities.

In the overall Nigerian university ranking by the group, the university emerged the 10th overall best university in Nigeria while it also emerged number 13 in research and 9th in innovation in Nigeria.

Recall that three young academics from the department of mathematics of the university made the list of top 2 percent of most cited scientists in the world.

The Vice-Chancellor of the university, Professor Abdulkarim Sabo Mohammed congratulated the staff and students of the university for this great achievement.