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Edublog9ja have compiled the current list of vice chancellors in Nigerian Federal universities. For a full list of federal universities in Nigeria, read this – List Of all Federal Universities in Nigeria 

FEDERAL UNIVERSITIES IN NIGERIA AND THEIR CURRENT VICE CHANCELLOR

1. Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University

Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University (ATBU) is a federal university of technology located in Bauchi State. It was established in 1980.

Chancellor – Rufus Adeyemo Adejugbe Aladesanmi III.

Vice-Chancellor – Professor Muhammad A. AbdulAzeez

2. Ahmadu Bello University , Zaria, Kaduna State

Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) is a federal government university in locates in Zaria, Kaduna State. It was founded on 4 October 1962.

Chancellor – Igwe Nnaemeka Alfred Achebe, Obi of Onitsha.

Vice-Chancellor – Professor Kabir Bala.

3. Alex Ekwueme Federal University

Alex Ekwueme Federal University is located in Ndufu Alike Ikwo Local Government Area in the South Eastern State of Ebonyi. The university was founded in 2011.

Chancellor – Professor Chinedum Uzoma Nwajiuba.

4.Bayero University Kano (BUK)

Bayero University Kano (BUK) is a federal university federal university located in Kano, Kano State, Nigeria. BUK was founded in 1975. It was established as a university in 4th October 1962.

Vice-Chancellor – Professor Muhammad Yahuza Bello.

5. Federal University, Birnin-Kebbi

Federal University, Birnin Kebbi is a federal university located in Birnin Kebbi, Kebbi State, Nigeria. Federal University , Birnin-Kebbi , Kebbi State(FUBK) was established on 18th February 2013.

Vice-Chancellor – Professor B. B. Shehu.

6. Federal University, Dutse(FUD)

Federal University , Dutse is a federal university located in Dutse, Jigawa State, Nigeria. FUD was established in 2011.

Vice-Chancellor – Professor Fatima Batul Mukhtar.

7. Federal University, Dutsin-Ma(FUDMa)

Federal University, Dutsin-Ma is a federal university located in Dutsin-Ma, Katsina State, Nigeria. The university was founded in February 2011 by former President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan administration.

Vice-Chancellor – Professor Bichi armayau hamisu.

8. Federal University, Gashua(FUGA)

Federal University Gashua is a federal university located in Gashua, Yobe State in Northeastern Nigeria. The university was established in 2013 by Former President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan.

Vice-Chancellor – Professor Andrew Haruna

9. Federal University , Gusau, Zamfara State

Federal University Gusau(FUGUS) is federal university located in Gusau, Zamfara State, Nigeria. FUGUS was established in 2013.

Vice-Chancellor – Professor Magaji Garba.

10. Federal University, Kashere, Gombe State

Federal University, Kashere is a federal university located in Kashere, Gombe State, Nigeria. The university was founded in 2011.

Vice-Chancellor – Professor Alhassan Mohammed Gani

11. Federal University, Lafia(FULAFIA)

Federal University of Lafia (FULAFIA) is located in Nasarawa State Nigeria. FULAFIA was established in February 2011 by the Federal Government of Nigeria.

Vice-Chancellor – Professor Muhammad Sunusi Liman.

12. Federal University, Lokoja

This is a federal university located in Lokoja, Kogi State, Nigeria. The university was established in 2011.

Vice-Chancellor – Professor Angela Freeman Miri.

13. Federal University , Otuoke

Federal University , Otuoke is located in Otuoke, Bayelsa State, Nigeria. It was established in 2011.

Vice-Chancellor – Professor Seth Accra Jaja.

14. Federal University, Oye-Ekiti

Federal University , Oye-Ekiti is located in Oye-Ekiti in Ekiti State, Nigeria. It was established in 2011.

Vice-Chancellor – Professor Kayode Soremekun.

15. Federal University, Wukari

Federal University, Wukari in Taraba State was founded in 2011.

Vice-Chancellor – Prof Abubakar M. Kundiri (FSSSN).

16. Nigerian Army University, BIU, Borno State(NAUB)

The Nigerian Army University, BIU, Borno State was established in 2018. This is the second military university established in Nigeria.

Vice-Chancellor – Professor Mohammed Kyari.

17. Nigerian Defence Academy, Kaduna, Kaduna State

The is the first military university in Nigeria. It was established in February 1964.

Vice Chancellor/Commandant – Major General Sarham Jamil.

18. Nigerian Police Academy , Wudil, Kano State

This policy university was established in the early 1980.

Commandant – (AIG) Zanna Mohammed.

19. Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Anambra State

UNIZIK is a federal university located in Anambra State, Nigeria. It was founded in 1991.

Vice-Chancellor – Professor Charles Esimone.

20. Obafemi Awolowo University , ILE-IFE, Osun State

OAU is located in Ile-ife, Osun State, Nigeria. OAU was founded in 1961.

Chancellor – Etsu Yahaya Abubakar.

Vice-Chancellor – Professor Eyitope Ogunbodede.

21. University Of Abuja, Abuja, FCT

This is a federal university located in Abuja, Nigeria. It was established on January 1, 1988.

Vice-Chancellor – Professor Abdul Rasheed Na’Allah.

22. University Of Benin , Benin City , Edo State

UNIBEN is a federal university located in Benin City, Edo State, Nigeria.. It was founded in 1970.

Chancellor – Sanusi Lamido Sanusi.

Vice-Chancellor – Prof. Lilian Imuetinyan Salami.

23. University Of Calabar , Calabar, Cross River State

UNICAL is a federal university located in Calabar, Cross River State , Nigeria. It was founded in 1975.

Vice-Chancellor – Professor Zana I. Akpagu.

24. University Of Ibadan, Ibadan, Oyo State

University of Ibaban is located in Ibadan, Nigeria. The university was founded in 1948.

Chancellor – Saad Abubakar, Sultan of Sokoto.

Vice-Chancellor – Professor Abel Idowu Olayinka.

25. University Of Maiduguri , Borno State

UNIMAID is a federal university located in Maiduguri, Nigeria. It was founded in 1975.

Chancellor – His Imperial Majesty, Oba (Dr) Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi.

Vice-Chancellor – Professor Aliyu Shugaba.

26. University Of Lagos , Lagos State

UNILAG is located in Lagos State, Nigeria. It was founded in 1962.

Vice-Chancellor – Professor Oluwatoyin Temitayo Ogundipe.

27. University Of Ilorin, Ilorin , Kwara State

University of Illorin is located in Ilorin, Kwara State, Nigeria. It was founded in 1975.

Chancellor – Abdulmumini Kabir Usman, Emir of Katsina.

Vice-Chancellor – Professor Sulyman Age Abdul Kareem.

28. University Of Jos, Jos, Plateau State

UNIJOS is a federal university located in Jos, Plateau State. UNIJOS was founded in 1975.

Chancellor – Chief Tony Momoh

Vice-Chancellor – Professor Sebastian Seddi Maimako

29. University Of Nigeria Nsukka, Enugu State

UNN is a federal university located in Nsukka, Nigeria. It was established in 1955 by Sir Nnamdi Azikiwe and officially opened in 1960.

Vice-Chancellor – Charles Igwe Arizechukwu.

30. University Of Port -Harcourt, Rivers State

University of Port Harcourt (UNIPORT) is a federal university located in Port Harcourt, Rivers State. It was founded in 1972 as university college and in 1980, it was changed to a university.

31. University Of UYO, Akwa Ibom State

UNIUYO is a federal university located in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria. It was founded in 1991.

Chancellor – Adamu Maje, Emir of Hadejia.

Vice-Chancellor – Professor Enefiok Essien

32. Usmanu Danfodio University, Sokoto, Sokoto State

Usmanu Danfodio University is located in Sokoto state, Nigeria. Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto (UDUS) was established in 1975.

Chancellor – Rilwan Akiolu, Oba of Lagos.

Vice-Chancellor – Professor Lawal Suleiman Bilbis.

33. Federal University Of Agriculture , Abeokuta

Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta is located in Abeokuta, Ogun State, Nigeria. FUNAAB was founded in 1st January 1988.

Vice-Chancellor – Professor Felix Salako.

34. Federal University Of Agriculture, Makurdi

This university is located in makurdi, Nigeria. FUAM was established on 1988.

Chancellor – Alhaji Ibrahim Sulu Gambari (Emir of Ilorin).

Vice-Chancellor – Professor Anande Richard Kimbir.

35. Michael Okpara University Of Agriculture , UMUDIKE

This university is located in UMUDIKE, Abia State, Nigeria. The university was established on 1992.

Vice-Chancellor – Francis Otunta

36. Air Force Institute Of Technology , Kaduna , Kaduna State

This university was established in 1977 as Technical and Supply School and was given a university status in 2018.

Provost – Professor (Engr) Mohammed Dauda.

37. Federal University Of Petroleum Resources, Effurun , Delta State

The Federal University of Petroleum Resources Effurun (FUPRE) is located in Delta State, Nigeria. The university was founded in 2007.

Chancellor – H.R.H. Alhaji Attahiru Mohammad Ahmad CON, Emir of Zamfara.

Vice-Chancellor – Professor Akpofure Rim-Rukeh.

38. Federal University Of Technology , Akure, Ondo State

Federal University of Technology, Akure(FUTA) was founded in 1981.

Chancellor – Alhaji Isa Mustafa Agwai I, the Emir of Lafia.

Vice-Chancellor – Professor Joseph Fuwape.

39. Federal University Of Technology , Minna , Niger State

Federal University Of Technology, Minna (FUTA) was founded in 1983.

Chancellor – HRM Eze Eberechi N. Dick (JP)

Vice-Chancellor – Prof. Abdullahi Bala fnsss.

40.Federal University Of Technology, Owerri, Imo State

The Federal University of Technology Owerri is located in Owerri, Imo State, Nigeria. FUTO was established in 1980.

Vice-Chancellor – Professor Francis Chukwuemeka Eze.

41.Modibo Adama University Of Technology , Yola, adamawa State

Federal University of Technology Yola now known as Modibbo Adama University of Technology is located in Yola, Adamawa State, Nigeria. It was founded in 1981.

Vice-Chancellor – Professor Abdullahi Liman Tukur.

42. Nigerian Maritime University, Okerenkoko , Delta State

MNU is located in Delta state, Nigeria.

Vice-Chancellor – Engr. Professor Ongoebi Maureen Orubide Etebu ( FNSE, MNIM, MIIE)

So these are the current Vice-Chancellors in various federal universities in Nigeria.

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