In this article, we have collated the full list of all federal universities in Nigeria. These universities are recognized nationally by the National Universities Commission (NUC) and its affairs are managed by the Federal Government.

To elaborate further, Federal University are universities owned, managed and controlled by the Federal Government of Nigeria.

There are many federal universities located in various states in the country. Edublog9ja have compiled the full list of all federal universities in Nigeria.

This article will be categorized into 3 :

  • Federal Universities
  • Federal Universities of Agriculture
  • Federal Universities of Technology.


Federal University study various courses ranging from medical courses, engineering courses, science courses, educational courses, agricultural courses and technological courses. They are not limited to a field of courses. Below is the full list of federal universities in Nigeria.

Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University , Bauchi , Bauchi State.

Ahmadu Bello University , Zaria, Kaduna State.

Alex Ekwueme Federal University , Ndufu-Alike , Ebonyi State.

Bayero University, Kano, Kano State.

Federal University , Birnin-Kebbi , Kebbi State.

Federal University , Dutse, Jigawa State.

Federal University , Dutsin-Ma, Katsina State.

Federal University, Gashua , Yobe State.

Federal University , Gusau, Zamfara State.

Federal University, Kashere , Gombe State.

Federal University, Lafia, Nasarawa State.

Federal University , Lokoja, Kogi State.

Federal University , Otuoke, Bayelsa State.

Federal University , Oye-Ekiti , Ekiti State.

Federal University, Wukari, Taraba State.

Nigerian Army University, BIU, Borno State.

Nigerian Defence Academy, Kaduna, Kaduna State.

Nigerian Police Academy , Wudil, Kano State.

Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Anambra State.

Obafemi Awolowo University , ILE-IFE, Osun State.

University Of Abuja, Abuja, FCT.

University Of Benin , Benin City , Edo State.

University Of Calabar , Calabar, Cross River State.

University Of Ibadan, Ibadan , Oyo State.

University Of Ilorin, Ilorin , Kwara State.

University Of Jos, Jos, Plateau State.

University Of Lagos , Lagos State.

University Of Maiduguri , Borno State.

University Of Nigeria Nsukka, Enugu State.

University Of Port -Harcourt, Rivers State.

University Of UYO, Akwa Ibom State.

Usmanu Danfodio University, Sokoto, Sokoto State.


Federal University of Agriculture only offers agricultural courses in the list of programmes. They do not have accreditation for other courses except agriculture related courses. Below is the full list of federal universities of agriculture in Nigeria.

Federal University Of Agriculture , Abeokuta , Ogun State.

Federal University Of Agriculture, Makurdi , Benue State.

Michael Okpara University Of Agriculture , UMUDIKE, Abia State.


Federal University of Technology only offers technological courses like engineering and the likes. Below is the full list of federal universities of technology in Nigeria.

Air Force Institute Of Technology , Kaduna , Kaduna State.

Federal University Of Petroleum Resources, Effurun , Delta State.

Federal University Of Technology , Akure, Ondo State.

Federal University Of Technology , Minna , Niger State.

Federal University Of Technology, Owerri, Imo State.

Modibo Adama University Of Technology , Yola, adamawa State.

Nigerian Maritime University , Okerenkoko , Delta State.

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