Full list of federal universities in Nigeria, their VCs, websites and year of establishment

Here is the complete list of National Universities Commission, NUC approved federal universities in Nigeria, their vice chancellors, websites and year of establishment.

The list contains both old and new federal universities in Nigeria including those in the South East, Lagos and other parts of the country.

  1. Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi
    • VC: Prof. Saminu Ibrahim
    • Website: http://www.atbu.edu.ng
    • Year founded: 1988
  2. Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria
    • VC: Prof. Ibrahim Garba
    • Website: http://www.abu.edu.ng
    • Year founded: 1962
  3. Bayero University, Kano
    • VC: Prof. Yahuza Muhammad Bello
    • Website: http://www.buk.edu.ng
    • Year founded: 1975
  4. Federal University Gashua, Yobe
    • VC: Prof. Andrew Haruna
    • Website: http://www.fugashua.edu.ng
    • Year founded: 2013
  5. Federal University of Petroleum Resources, Effurun
    • VC: Prof. Akii Ibhadode
    • Website: http://www.fupre.edu.ng
    • Year founded: 2007
  6. Federal University of Technology, Akure
    • VC: Prof. Joseph Adola Fuwape
    • Website: http://www.futa.edu.ng
    • Year founded: 1981
  7. Federal University of Technology, Minna
    • VC: Prof. Abdullahi Bala
    • Website: http://www.futminna.edu.ng
    • Year founded: 1982
  8. Federal University of Technology, Owerri
    • VC: Prof. Francis Chukwuemeka Eze
    • Website: http://www.futo.edu.ng
    • Year founded: 1980
  9. Federal University, Dutse, Jigawa State
    • VC: Prof. Fatima Batoul Muktar
    • Website: http://www.fud.edu.ng
    • Year founded: 2011
  10. Federal University, Dutsin-Ma, Katsina
    • VC: Prof. Armaya’u Hamisu
    • Website: http://www.fudutsinma.edu.ng
    • Year founded: 2011
  11. Federal University, Kashere, Gombe State
    • VC: Prof. Alhassan Mohammed Gani
    • Website: http://www.fukashere.edu.ng
    • Year founded: 2011
  12. Federal University, Lafia, Nasarawa State
    • VC: Prof. Muhammad Sanusi Liman
    • Website: http://www.fulafia.edu.ng   
    • Year founded: 2011
  13. Federal University, Lokoja, Kogi State   
    • VC: Prof. Angela Freeman Miri
    • Website: http://www.fulokoja.edu.ng   
    • Year founded: 2011
  14. Alex Ekwueme University, Ndufu-Alike, Ebonyi State
    • VC: Prof. Chinedum Nwajiuba
    • Website: http://www.funai.edu.ng
    • Year founded: 2011
  15. Federal University, Otuoke, Bayelsa   
    • VC: Prof. Seth Accra Jaja
    • Website: http://www.fuotuoke.edu.ng   
    • Year founded: 2011
  16. Federal University, Oye-Ekiti, Ekiti State   
    • VC: Prof. Kayode Soremekun
    • Website: http://www.fuoye.edu.n
    • Year founded: 2011
  17. Federal University, Wukari, Taraba State
    • VC: Prof. Mohammed Kundiri
    • Website: http://www.fuwukari.edu.ng
    • Year founded: 2011
  18. Federal University, Birnin Kebbi
    • VC: Prof. Bello Bala Shehu
    • Website: http://www.fubk.edu.ng
    • Year founded: 2013
  19. Federal University, Gusau Zamfara
    • VC: Prof. Magaji Garba
    • Website: http://www.fugusau.edu.ng   
    • Year founded: 2013
  20. Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike
    • VC: Prof
    • Francis O. Otunta
    • Website: http://www.mouau.edu.ng
    • Year founded: 1992
  21. Modibbo Adama University of Technology, Yola
    • VC: Prof. Kyari Mohammed
    • Website: http://www.mautech.edu.ng
    • Year founded: 1981
  22. National Open University of Nigeria, Lagos   
    • VC: Prof. Abdalla Uba Adamu
    • Website: http://www.nou.edu.ng
    • Year founded: 2002
  23. Nigeria Police Academy, Wudil
    • VC: Prof. Munzali Jibril
    • Website: http://polac.edu.ng
    • Year founded: 2013
  24. Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka
    • VC: Prof. Joseph E. Ehaneku
    • Website: http://www.unizik.edu.ng
    • Year founded: 1992
  25. Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife
    • VC: Prof. Eyitope Ogunbodede
    • Website: http://www.oauife.edu.ng   
    • Year founded: 1962
  26. University of Abuja, Gwagwalada
    • VC: Prof. Machael Umale Adikwu
    • Website: http://www.uniabuja.edu.ng
    • Year founded: 1988
  27. Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta
    • VC: Prof. Felix Kolawole Salako
    • Website: http://www.unaab.edu.ng
    • Year founded: 1988
  28. University of Agriculture, Makurdi
    • VC: Prof. Richard Anande Kimbir
    • Website: http://www.uam.edu.ng
    • Year founded: 1988
  29. University of Benin, Edo State
    • VC: Prof. Faraday Orumwense
    • Website: http://www.uniben.edu.ng
    • Year founded: 1970
  30. University of Calabar, Cross River State
    • VC: Prof. Zana Itinube Akpagu
    • Website: http://www.unical.edu.ng   
    • Year founded: 1975
  31. University of Ibadan
    • VC: Prof. Abel Idowu Olayinka
    • Website: http://www.ui.edu.ng
    • Year founded: 1948
  32. University of Ilorin
    • VC: Prof. Sulyman Abdulkareem
    • Website: http://www.unilorin.edu.ng
    • Year founded: 1975
  33. University of Jos   
    • VC: Prof. Sebastian Maimako
    • Website: http://www.unijos.edu.ng   
    • Year founded: 1975
  34. University of Lagos
    • VC: Prof. Oluwatoyin T. Ogundipe
    • Website: http://www.unilag.edu.ng   
    • Year founded: 1962
  35. University of Maiduguri
    • VC: Prof. Ibrahim A. Njodi
    • Website: http://www.unimaid.edu.ng   
    • Year founded: 1975
  36. University of Nigeria, Nsukka
    • VC: Prof. Benjamin C. Ozumba
    • Website: http://www.unn.edu.ng
    • Year founded: 1960
  37. University of Port-Harcourt
    • VC: Prof. Ndowa N. Lale
    • Website: http://www.uniport.edu.ng   
    • Year founded: 1975
  38. University of Uyo
    • VC: Prof. Enefiok Essien
    • Website: http://www.uniuyo.edu.ng   
    • Year founded: 1991
  39. Usman Danfodiyo University
    • VC: Prof. Abdullahi Audu Zuru
    • Website: http://www.udusok.edu.ng   
    • Year founded: 1975
  40. Nigerian Army University, Biu
    • VC: Prof. David Iliya Malgwi
    • Website: https://naub.edu.ng
    • Year founded: 2018
  41. Nigeria Maritime University, Okerenkoko, Delta State
    • VC: Prof. Ongoebi Maureen Etebu
    • Website: https://nmu.edu.ng
    • Year founded: 2018
  42. Nigerian Defence Academy, Kaduna
    • Provost: Prof. Azubuike Sonny Nwankwo
    • Website: http://www.nda.edu.ng
    • Year founded: 1985
  43. Air Force Institute of Technology, Kaduna
    • Provost: Prof. Emmanuel Okechukwu Ezugwu
    • Website: https://afit.edu.ng
    • Year founded: 2018

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