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Federal Universities in Nigeria ~ 2018 Full List, Website, Established Year & State Located

There are numerous higher institutions of learning in Nigeria. We have universities, polytechnics and colleges of education. The universities are further categorize under private, state and federal universities in Nigeria.

Among all the universities in Nigeria, federal universities are the cheapest and in most cases the most equipped not just in educational activities but also in sports and cultural activities. federal universities in nigeria

This is why most Nigerians always love to complete their 6-3-3-4 educational system in one of the country’s federal universities.

But due to some factors like high utme cut off marks, post-utme, delay in academic calendar etc some parents may decide to send their ward to a state or private university.

List of Federal Universities in Nigeria 2018 {NUC Approved}.

Below is the complete list of federal controlled universities in Nigeria, their website and year they were founded.

All the federal universities on the list are accredited by NUC (National Universities Commission). list of federal universities in nigeria

NUC is a government body responsible for accrediting, regulating and enforcing uniform standard of all Nigeria universities.

Under each universities are their respective website and the year established.

Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi.

  • Website: http://www.atbu.edu.ng.
  • Year of Establishment: 1988.

Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Kaduna State.

  • Website: http://www.abu.edu.ng.
  • Year of Establishment: 1962.

Bayero University, Kano.

  • Website: http://www.buk.edu.ng.
  • Year of Establishment: 1975.

Federal University Gashua, Yobe.

  • Website: http://www.fugashua.edu.ng.
  • Year of Establishment: 2013.

Federal University of Petroleum Resources, Effurun, Delta State.

  • Website: http://www.fupre.edu.ng.
  • Year of Establishment: 2007.

Federal University of Technology, Akure, Ondo State.

  • Website: http://www.futa.edu.ng.
  • Year of Establishment: 1981.

Federal University of Technology, Minna, Niger State.

  • Website: http://www.futminna.edu.ng.
  • Year of Establishment: 1982.

Federal University of Technology, Owerri, Imo State.

  • Website: http://www.futo.edu.ng.
  • Year of Establishment: 1980.

Federal University, Dutse, Jigawa State.

  • Website: http://www.fud.edu.ng/.
  • Year of Establishment: 2011.

Federal University, Dutsin-Ma, Katsina.

  • Website: http://www.fudutsinma.edu.ng.
  • Year of Establishment: 2011.

Federal University, Kashere, Gombe State.

  • Website: http://www.fukashere.edu.ng.
  • Year of Establishment: 2011.

Federal University, Lafia, Nasarawa State.

  • Website: http://www.fulafia.edu.ng.
  • Year of Establishment: 2011.

Federal University, Lokoja, Kogi State.

  • Website: http://www.fulokoja.edu.ng.
  • Year of Establishment: 2011.

Federal University, Ndufu-Alike, Ebonyi State.

  • Website: http://www.funai.edu.ng.
  • Year of Establishment: 2011.

Federal University, Otuoke, Bayelsa.

  • Website: http://www.fuotuoke.edu.ng.
  • Year of Establishment: 2011.

Federal University, Oye-Ekiti, Ekiti State.

  • Website: http://www.fuoye.edu.ng.
  • Year of Establishment: 2011.

Federal University, Wukari, Taraba State.

  • Website: http://www.fuwukari.edu.ng.
  • Year of Establishment: 2011.

Federal University, Birnin Kebbi.

  • Website: http://www.fubk.edu.ng.
  • Year of Establishment: 2013.

Federal University, Gusau, Zamfara State.

  • Website: http://www.fugus.edu.ng.
  • Year of Establishment: 2013.

Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike.

  • Website: http://mouau.edu.ng.
  • Year of Establishment: 2013.

Modibbo Adama University of Technology, Yola.

  • Website: http://www.mautech.edu.ng.
  • Year of Establishment: 1981.

National Open University of Nigeria, Lagos.

  • Website: http://www.nou.edu.ng.
  • Year of Establishment: 2002.

Nigerian Defence Academy, Kaduna.

  • Website: http://www.nda.edu.ng.
  • Year of Establishment: 1985.

Nigeria Police Academy, Wudil.

  • Website: http://www.npf.gov.ng.
  • Year of Establishment: 2013.

Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Anambra State.

  • Website: http://www.unizik.edu.ng.
  • Year of Establishment: 1992.

Nigerian Maritime University Okerenkoko, Delta State.

  • Website: None Yet (As at May 07 2018).
  • Year of Establishment: 2018.

Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Osun State.

  • Website: http://www.oauife.edu.ng.
  • Year of Establishment: 1962.

University of Abuja, Gwagwalada.

  • Website: http://www.uniabuja.edu.ng.
  • Year of Establishment: 1988.

University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Ogun State.

  • Website: http://www.unaab.edu.ng.
  • Year of Establishment: 1988.

University of Agriculture, Makurdi.

  • Website: http://www.uam.edu.ng.
  • Year of Establishment: 1988.

University of Benin, Edo State.

  • Website: http://www.uniben.edu.ng.
  • Year of Establishment: 1970.

University of Calabar, Cross-River State.

  • Website: http://www.unical.edu.ng.
  • Year of Establishment: 1975.

University of Ibadan, Oyo State.

  • Website: http://www.ui.edu.ng.
  • Year of Establishment: 1948.

University of Ilorin, Kwara State.

  • Website: http://www.unilorin.edu.ng.
  • Year of Establishment: 1975.

University of Jos, Plateau State.

  • Website: http://www.unijos.edu.ng.
  • Year of Establishment: 1975.

University of Lagos, Lagos State.

  • Website: http://www.unilag.edu.ng.
  • Year of Establishment: 1962.

University of Maiduguri, Bornu State.

  • Website: http://www.unimaid.edu.ng.
  • Year of Establishment: 1975.

University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Enugu State.

  • Website: http://www.unn.edu.ng.
  • Year of Establishment: 1960.

University of Port-Harcourt, Rivers State.

  • Website: http://www.uniport.edu.ng.
  • Year of Establishment: 1975.

University of Uyo, Akwa-Ibom State.

  • Website: http://www.uniuyo.edu.ng.
  • Year of Establishment: 1991.

Usumanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto State.

  • Website: http://www.udusok.edu.ng.
  • Year of Establishment: 1975.

If you intend to further your education in any of the above 40 Nigeria federal universities, just visit their website for more information about the academic and non-academic activities of the institution.

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That’s all on list of federal universities that are in nigeria, year they were established and official websites. Kindly share this article using the social sharing buttons below.

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