Thursday, 25 January 2018

List of Federal Universities in Nigeria

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Federal Universities in Nigeria
Federal Universities are universities owned and managed by the Federal Government. Generally, Schools owned by the Federal Government has the advantage of employing better lecturers, have better equipped labs and facilities than those owned by States or Private persons. Also the fees payable at Federal Universities are always cheaper than their other counter parts. According to the National Universities Commission (NUC), Nigeria presently has 40 Federal Universities. The NUC is the Agency tasked by the Nigerian Federal Government to regulate and act as a catalyst for positive change and innovation for the delivery of quality university education in Nigeria

This Post seeks to guide students seeking admission in Nigerian Universities and has made up their minds to only to apply in Federal Universities, to have a full list of all federal universities in Nigeria, it will also educate under graduates of other schools of the names of other Universities in Nigeria.


Here is a list of all the NUC approved Federal Universities in Nigeria to choose from.


NOTE: These are not the Full List of Universities in Nigeria, but rather, Federal Universities in Nigeria, you can access State Universities in Nigeria Here and Private Universities in Nigeria Here.

Federal Universities in Nigeria

List of NUC approved Federal Universities in Nigeria, year founded and official website


S/NNAME OF UNIVERSITIESVICE CHANCELLOROFFICIAL WEBSITEYEAR ESTABLISHED
1Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, BauchiProfessor Saminu Ibrahimhttp://www.atbu.edu.ng1988
2Ahmadu Bello University, ZariaProfessor Ibrahim Garbahttp://www.abu.edu.ng1962
3Bayero University, KanoProfessor Yahuza Muhammad Bellohttp://www.buk.edu.ng1975
4Federal University Gashua, YobeProf. Andrew Harunahttp://www.fugashua.edu.ng2013
5Federal University of Petroleum Resources, Effurun, DeltaProf. Akii Ibhadodehttp://www.fupre.edu.ng2007
6Federal University of Technology, Akure, Ondo, Prof. Adebiyi Gregory Daramolahttp://www.futa.edu.ng1981
7Federal University of Technology, Minna, NigerProfessor Musibau Adewunmi Akanjihttp://www.futminna.edu.ng1982
8Federal University of Technology, Owerri, ImoProf. Chigozie C. Asiabakahttp://www.futo.edu.ng1980
9Federal University, Dutse, Jigawa StateProfessor Fatima Batoul Muktarhttp://www.fud.edu.ng/2011
10Federal University, Dutsin-Ma, KatsinaProfessor Haruna Abdu Kaitahttp://www.fudutsinma.edu.ng2011
11Federal University, Kashere, Gombe StateProf. Alhassan Mohammed Ganihttp://www.fukashere.edu.ng2011
12Federal University, Lafia, Nasarawa StateProfessor Muhammad Sanusi Limanhttp://www.fulafia.edu.ng2011
13Federal University, Lokoja, Kogi StateProfessor Angela Freeman Mirihttp://www.fulokoja.edu.ng2011
14Federal University, Ndifu-Alike, Ebonyi StateProfessor Chinedum Nwajiubahttp://www.funai.edu.ng2011
15Federal University, Otuoke, BayelsaProfessor Seth Accra Jajahttp://www.fuotuoke.edu.ng/2011
16Federal University, Oye-Ekiti, Ekiti StateProf. Kayode Soremekunhttp://www.fuoye.edu.ng/2011
17Federal University, Wukari, Taraba StateProfessor Mohammed Kundirihttp://www.fuwukari.edu.ng/2011
18Federal University, Birnin Kebbi, KebbiProf. Auwal H Yaduduhttp://www.fubk.edu.ng2013
19Federal University, Gusau ZamfaraProf. Magaji Garbahttp://www.fugus.edu.ng2013
20Michael Okpara University of Agricultural Umudike, Umuahia, AbiaProfessor Francis O Otuntahttp://www.mouau.edu.ng2013
21Modibbo Adama University of Technology, Yola, AdamawaProfessor Kyari Mohammedhttp://www.mautech.edu.ng1981
22National Open University of Nigeria, LagosProfessor Abdalla Uba Adamuhttp://www.nou.edu.ng2002
23Nigeria Police Academy WudilProfessor Munzali Jibrilhttp://www.npf.gov.ng2013
24Nigerian Defence Academy KadunaProfessor S.O Okeniyihttp://www.nda.edu.ng1985
25Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, AnambraProfessor Joseph E. Ehanekuhttp://www.unizik.edu.ng1992
26Obafemi Awolowo University,Ile-Ife, OsunProfessor Eyitope Ogunbodedehttp://www.oauife.edu.ng1962
27University of Abuja, Gwagwalada, FCTProfessor Machael Umale Adikwuhttp://www.uniabuja.edu.ng1988
28Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, OgunAg. Professor Ololade Enikuomehinhttp://www.unaab.edu.ng1988
29University of Agriculture, Makurdi, BenueProf. Emmanuel I. Kuchahttp://www.uam.edu.ng1988
30University of Benin, EDoProfessor Faraday Orumwensehttp://www.uniben.edu.ng1970
31University of Calabar, Cross RiverProf. Zana Itinube Akpaguhttp://www.unical.edu.ng1975
32University of Ibadan, OyoProfessor Abel Idowu Olayinkahttp://www.ui.edu.ng1948
33University of Ilorin, KwaraProfessor Abdulganiyu Ambalihttp://www.unilorin.edu.ng1975
34University of JosProf. Sebastian Maimakohttp://www.unijos.edu.ng1975
35University of LagosProf. Rahman A. Bellohttp://www.unilag.edu.ng1962
36University of Maiduguri, BornoProfessor Ibrahim A. Njodihttp://www.unimaid.edu.ng1975
37University of Nigeria, NsukkaProfessor Benjamin C. Ozumbahttp://www.unn.edu.ng1960
38University of Port-Harcourt, RiversProfessor Ndowa N Lalehttp://www.uniport.edu.ng1975
39University of Uyo, Akwa Ibom, EnuguProfessor Enefiok Essienhttp://www.uniuyo.edu.ng1991
40Usumanu Danfodiyo University, SokotoProfessor Abdullahi Audu. Zuruhttp://www.udusok.edu.ng1975

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