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List of Federal Universities in Nigeria [NUC Approved & UPDATED]

List of Federal Universities in Nigeria [NUC Approved]. This list has been UPDATED.

Below are the list of FEDERAL UNIVERSITIES in Nigeria. This list was last updated by National Universities Commission (NUC) on 14th January, 2019.

The oldest federal university in Nigeria is University of Ibadan, Ibadan (UI)it was established in the year 1948.

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List of Federal Universities in Nigeria.

Below is the updated list of federal universities in Nigeria and their year of establishment.

Note: When you click on each university, you will see all their official undergraduate courses and their requirements. You will also a link to show latest news from the school and details of their post utme.

  1. University of Ibadan, Ibadan (UI) 1948
  2. University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN) 1960
  3. Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife (OAU) 1962
  4. Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria (ABU) 1962
  5. University of Lagos, Lagos (UNILAG) 1962
  6. University of Benin, Benin City (UNIBEN) 1970
  7. Bayero University, Kano (BUK) 1975
  8. University of Calabar, Calabar (UNICAL) 1975
  9. University of Ilorin, Ilorin (UNILORIN) 1975
  10. University of Jos, Jos (UNIJOS) 1975
  11. University of Maiduguri, Maiduguri (UNIMAID) 1975
  12. Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto (UDUSOK) 1975
  13. University of Port-Harcourt, Port-Harcourt (UNIPORT) 1975
  14. Federal University of Technology, Owerri (FUTO) 1980
  15. Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA) 1981
  16. Modibbo Adama University of Technology, Yola (MAUTECH) 1981
  17. Federal University of Technology, Minna (FUTMINNA) 1982
  18. Nigerian Defence Academy, Kaduna (NDA) 1985
  19. University of Abuja, Abuja (UNIABUJA) 1988
  20. Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi (ATBU) 1988
  21. University of Agriculture, Makurdi (UAM) 1988
  22. Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB) 1988
  23. University of Uyo, Uyo (UNIUYO) 1991
  24. Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka (UNIZIK) 1992
  25. Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike (MOUAU) 1992
  26. National Open University of Nigeria, Lagos (NOUN) 2002
  27. Federal University of Petroleum Resources, Effurun (FUPRE) 2007
  28. Federal University, Lokoja, Kogi State (FULOKOJA) 2011
  29. Federal University, Lafia, Nasarawa State (FULAFIA) 2011
  30. Federal University, Kashere, Gombe State (FUKASHERE) 2011
  31. Federal University, Wukari, Taraba State (FUWUKARI) 2011
  32. Federal University, Dutsin-Ma, Katsina State (FUDMA) 2011
  33. Federal University, Dutse, Jigawa State (FUD) 2011
  34. Federal University, Ndufu-Alike, Ebonyi State (FUNAI) now called Alex Ekwueme Federal University Ndufu-Alike Ikwo (AE-FUNAI). 2011
  35. Federal University, Oye-Ekiti, Ekiti State (FUOYE) 2011
  36. Federal University, Otuoke, Bayelsa (FUOTUOKE) 2011
  37. The Nigeria Police Academy, Wudil, Kano State (NPA) 2012
  38. Federal University, Birnin-Kebbi, Kebbi (FUBK) 2013
  39. Federal University, Gusau, Zamfara (FUGUS) 2013
  40. Federal University, Gashua, Yobe (FUGASHUA) 2013
  41. Nigeria Maritine University Okerenkoko, Delta State 2018
  42. Air Force Institute of Technology, Kaduna 2018
  43. Nigerian Army University, Biu (NAUB) – 2018

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