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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- University of Ibadan, Ibadan (UI) 1948
- University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN) 1960
- Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife (OAU) 1962
- Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria (ABU) 1962
- University of Lagos, Lagos (UNILAG) 1962
- University of Benin, Benin City (UNIBEN) 1970
- Bayero University, Kano (BUK) 1975
- University of Calabar, Calabar (UNICAL) 1975
- University of Ilorin, Ilorin (UNILORIN) 1975
- University of Jos, Jos (UNIJOS) 1975
- University of Maiduguri, Maiduguri (UNIMAID) 1975
- Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto (UDUSOK) 1975
- University of Port-Harcourt, Port-Harcourt (UNIPORT) 1975
- Federal University of Technology, Owerri (FUTO) 1980
- Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA) 1981
- Modibbo Adama University of Technology, Yola (MAUTECH) 1981
- Federal University of Technology, Minna (FUTMINNA) 1982
- Nigerian Defence Academy, Kaduna (NDA) 1985
- University of Abuja, Abuja (UNIABUJA) 1988
- Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi (ATBU) 1988
- University of Agriculture, Makurdi (UAM) 1988
- Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB) 1988
- University of Uyo, Uyo (UNIUYO) 1991
- Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka (UNIZIK) 1992
- Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike (MOUAU) 1992
- National Open University of Nigeria, Lagos (NOUN) 2002
- Federal University of Petroleum Resources, Effurun (FUPRE) 2007
- Federal University, Lokoja, Kogi State (FULOKOJA) 2011
- Federal University, Lafia, Nasarawa State (FULAFIA) 2011
- Federal University, Kashere, Gombe State (FUKASHERE) 2011
- Federal University, Wukari, Taraba State (FUWUKARI) 2011
- Federal University, Dutsin-Ma, Katsina State (FUDMA) 2011
- Federal University, Dutse, Jigawa State (FUD) 2011
- Federal University, Ndufu-Alike, Ebonyi State (FUNAI) now called Alex Ekwueme Federal University Ndufu-Alike Ikwo (AE-FUNAI). 2011
- Federal University, Oye-Ekiti, Ekiti State (FUOYE) 2011
- Federal University, Otuoke, Bayelsa (FUOTUOKE) 2011
- The Nigeria Police Academy, Wudil, Kano State (NPA) 2012
- Federal University, Birnin-Kebbi, Kebbi (FUBK) 2013
- Federal University, Gusau, Zamfara (FUGUS) 2013
- Federal University, Gashua, Yobe (FUGASHUA) 2013
- Nigeria Maritine University Okerenkoko, Delta State 2018
- Air Force Institute of Technology, Kaduna 2018
- Nigerian Army University, Biu (NAUB) – 2018
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