80+ List of Approved Federal Government Universities in Nigeria (Updated 2024)

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Approved Federal Government Universities in Nigeria

In this article, we have provided a full list of approved Federal Government Universities in Nigeria. Are you in search of the list of approved Federal Government universities in Nigeria? Then you’re in the right place.

On this page, we have compiled a full list of approved federal government universities in Nigeria including the newly established universities. We have also provided the list alongside their locations and website or student portal as the case may be.

One of our prominent Editors, Michael, also suggested that we include the courses offered in each of the approved federal government universities listed on this page. Well, for the best of our readers, we ensure to provide much more valid details in this list of approved federal government universities.

Why You Need to Know the Updated Federal Government Higher Institutions

It wouldn’t be a thing of joy to discover that your school wasn’t fully approved by the NUC as a Federal Government university. It would be better to discover on time to avoid the popular saying of “Had I known”.

Also, sending your child to a University not fully approved may render the certificate acquired from such as school useless. It’s advisable to know the current and updated list of federal Government Universities that have been approved by the NUC.

Below is a complete list of Federal Government Universities that have been approved and declared safe to study your dream course.

Approved Federal Government Universities in Nigeria

No. University Name Address Website All Courses
1 Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi Bauchi, Bauchi State www.atbu.edu.ng Courses
2 Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria Zaria, Kaduna State www.abu.edu.ng Courses
3 Air Force Institute of Technology, Kaduna Kaduna, Kaduna State www.afit.edu.ng Courses
4 Bayero University, Kano Kano, Kano State www.buk.edu.ng Courses
5 Federal University of Petroleum Resources, Effurun Effurun, Delta State www.fupre.edu.ng Courses
6 Federal University of Technology, Akure Akure, Ondo State www.futa.edu.ng Courses
7 Federal University of Technology, Minna Minna, Niger State www.futminna.edu.ng Courses
8 Federal University of Technology, Owerri Owerri, Imo State www.futo.edu.ng Courses
9 Federal University, Birnin Kebbi Birnin Kebbi, Kebbi State www.fubk.edu.ng Courses
10 Federal University, Dutse, Jigawa State Dutse, Jigawa State www.fud.edu.ng Courses
11 Federal University, Dutsin-Ma, Katsina State Dutsin-Ma, Katsina State www.fudutsinma.edu.ng Courses
12 Federal University, Gashua, Yobe State Gashua, Yobe State www.fugashua.edu.ng Courses
13 Federal University, Gusau, Zamfara State Gusau, Zamfara State www.fugusau.edu.ng Courses
14 Federal University, Kashere, Gombe State Kashere, Gombe State www.fukashere.edu.ng Courses
15 Federal University, Lafia, Nasarawa State Lafia, Nasarawa State www.fulafia.edu.ng Courses
16 Federal University, Lokoja, Kogi State Lokoja, Kogi State www.fulokoja.edu.ng Courses
17 Federal University, Ndifu-Alike, Ebonyi State Ndifu-Alike, Ebonyi State www.funai.edu.ng Courses
18 Federal University, Otuoke, Bayelsa State Otuoke, Bayelsa State www.fuotuoke.edu.ng Courses
19 Federal University, Oye-Ekiti, Ekiti State Oye-Ekiti, Ekiti State www.fuoye.edu.ng Courses
20 Federal University, Wukari, Taraba State Wukari, Taraba State www.fuwukari.edu.ng Courses
21 Federal University, Gashua, Yobe State Gashua, Yobe State www.fugashua.edu.ng Courses
22 Federal University, Gusau, Zamfara State Gusau, Zamfara State www.fugusau.edu.ng Courses
23 Federal University, Kashere, Gombe State Kashere, Gombe State www.fukashere.edu.ng Courses
24 Federal University, Lafia, Nasarawa State Lafia, Nasarawa State www.fulafia.edu.ng Courses
25 Federal University, Lokoja, Kogi State Lokoja, Kogi State www.fulokoja.edu.ng Courses
26 Federal University, Ndifu-Alike, Ebonyi State Ndifu-Alike, Ebonyi State www.funai.edu.ng Courses
27 Federal University, Otuoke, Bayelsa State Otuoke, Bayelsa State www.fuotuoke.edu.ng Courses
28 Federal University, Oye-Ekiti, Ekiti State Oye-Ekiti, Ekiti State www.fuoye.edu.ng Courses
29 Federal University, Wukari, Taraba State Wukari, Taraba State www.fuwukari.edu.ng Courses
30 Federal University, Birnin Kebbi Birnin Kebbi, Kebbi State www.fubk.edu.ng Courses
31 Federal University, Dutse, Jigawa State Dutse, Jigawa State www.fud.edu.ng Courses
32 Federal University, Dutsin-Ma, Katsina State Dutsin-Ma, Katsina State www.fudutsinma.edu.ng Courses
33 Michael Okpara University of Agricultural Umudike Umudike, Abia State www.mouau.edu.ng Courses
34 Modibbo Adama University of Technology, Yola Yola, Adamawa State www.mautech.edu.ng Courses
35 National Open University of Nigeria Victoria Island, Lagos State www.nou.edu.ng Courses
36 Nigeria Police Academy, Wudil, Kano State Wudil, Kano State www.npf.gov.ng/nigeria-police-academy Courses
37 Nigerian Defence Academy, Kaduna Kaduna, Kaduna State www.nda.edu.ng Courses
38 Nigerian Maritime University, Okerenkoko Okerenkoko, Delta State www.nmu.edu.ng Courses
39 Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka Awka, Anambra State www.unizik.edu.ng Courses
40 Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife Ile-Ife, Osun State www.oauife.edu.ng Courses
41 Police Academy Wudil Wudil, Kano State www.npf.gov.ng/nigeria-police-academy Courses
42 Nigerian Defence Academy, Kaduna Kaduna, Kaduna State www.nda.edu.ng Courses
43 Nigerian Maritime University, Okerenkoko Okerenkoko, Delta State www.nmu.edu.ng Courses
44 Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka Awka, Anambra State www.unizik.edu.ng Courses
45 Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife Ile-Ife, Osun State www.oauife.edu.ng Courses
46 University of Abuja Abuja, FCT www.uniabuja.edu.ng Courses
47 University of Agriculture, Abeokuta Abeokuta, Ogun State www.unaab.edu.ng Courses
48 University of Agriculture, Makurdi Makurdi, Benue State www.uam.edu.ng Courses
49 University of Benin Benin City, Edo State www.uniben.edu.ng Courses
50 University of Calabar Calabar, Cross River State www.unical.edu.ng Courses
51 University of Ibadan Ibadan, Oyo State www.ui.edu.ng Courses
52 University of Ilorin Ilorin, Kwara State www.unilorin.edu.ng Courses
53 University of Jos Jos, Plateau State www.unijos.edu.ng Courses
54 University of Lagos Lagos, Lagos State www.unilag.edu.ng Courses
55 University of Maiduguri Maiduguri, Borno State www.unimaid.edu.ng Courses
56 University of Nigeria, Nsukka Nsukka, Enugu State www.unn.edu.ng Courses
57 University of Port-Harcourt Port Harcourt, Rivers State www.uniport.edu.ng Courses
58 University of Uyo Uyo, Akwa Ibom State www.uniuyo.edu.ng Courses
59 Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto Sokoto, Sokoto State www.udusok.edu.ng Courses
60 Federal University of Petroleum Resources, Effurun Effurun, Delta State www.fupre.edu.ng Courses
61 Federal University of Technology, Akure Akure, Ondo State www.futa.edu.ng Courses
62 Federal University of Technology, Minna Minna, Niger State www.futminna.edu.ng Courses
63 Federal University of Technology, Owerri Owerri, Imo State www.futo.edu.ng Courses
64 Federal University, Birnin Kebbi Birnin Kebbi, Kebbi State www.fubk.edu.ng Courses
65 Federal University, Dutse, Jigawa State Dutse, Jigawa State www.fud.edu.ng Courses
66 Federal University, Dutsin-Ma, Katsina State Dutsin-Ma, Katsina State www.fudutsinma.edu.ng Courses
67 Michael Okpara University of Agricultural Umudike Umudike, Abia State www.mouau.edu.ng Courses
68 Modibbo Adama University of Technology, Yola Yola, Adamawa State www.mautech.edu.ng Courses
69 National Open University of Nigeria Victoria Island, Lagos State www.nou.edu.ng Courses
70 Nigeria Police Academy, Wudil, Kano State Wudil, Kano State www.npf.gov.ng/nigeria-police-academy Courses
71 Nigerian Defence Academy, Kaduna Kaduna, Kaduna State www.nda.edu.ng Courses
72 Nigerian Maritime University, Okerenkoko Okerenkoko, Delta State www.nmu.edu.ng Courses
73 Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka Awka, Anambra State www.unizik.edu.ng Courses
74 Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife Ile-Ife, Osun State www.oauife.edu.ng Courses
75 University of Abuja Abuja, FCT www.uniabuja.edu.ng Courses
76 University of Agriculture, Abeokuta Abeokuta, Ogun State www.unaab.edu.ng Courses
77 University of Agriculture, Makurdi Makurdi, Benue State www.uam.edu.ng Courses
78 University of Benin Benin City, Edo State www.uniben.edu.ng Courses
79 University of Calabar Calabar, Cross River State www.unical.edu.ng Courses
80 University of Ibadan Ibadan, Oyo State www.ui.edu.ng Courses
81 University of Ilorin Ilorin, Kwara State www.unilorin.edu.ng Courses
82 University of Jos Jos, Plateau State www.unijos.edu.ng Courses
83 University of Lagos Lagos, Lagos State www.unilag.edu.ng Courses
84 University of Maiduguri Maiduguri, Borno State www.unimaid.edu.ng Courses
85 University of Nigeria, Nsukka Nsukka, Enugu State www.unn.edu.ng Courses
86 University of Port-Harcourt Port Harcourt, Rivers State www.uniport.edu.ng Courses
87 University of Uyo Uyo, Akwa Ibom State www.uniuyo.edu.ng Courses
88 Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto Sokoto, Sokoto State www.udusok.edu.ng Courses

 

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  • Sire Ephraim

    This post is authored by Sire Ephraim, an Editor of Recruitment Portfolio. Boasting over a decade of expertise in the recruitment sector, Sire Ephraim provides up-to-date information on jobs and recruitment topics, career opportunities, and breaking news stories.

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This post is authored by Sire Ephraim, an Editor of Recruitment Portfolio. Boasting over a decade of expertise in the recruitment sector, Sire Ephraim provides up-to-date information on jobs and recruitment topics, career opportunities, and breaking news stories.

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