The listing of Nigeria Federal Universities in the Federation are given below. All the universities listed are NUC accredited. The Federal Universities offer robust programs as opposed to some State universities earlier listed that offer lesser programs as compared to the Federal.
Most of the Federal Universities in Nigeria are top ranking universities. In the top 10 best universities in Nigeria. You would like see mostly dominated by the Federal Institutions.
A clear example, is the case of UI, University of Ibadan, that had occupied the top spot for several years.
Others that have occupied the top spots include, Ahmadu Bello University Zaria, University of Lagos, University of Nigeria Nsukka and Obafemi Awolowo University. Which are all Federal Government owned Institution of learning.
- Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi
- Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria
- Bayero University, Kano
- Federal University of Technology Yola
- Federal University of Technology, Akure
- Federal University of Technology, Minna.
- Federal University of Technology, Owerri
- Micheal Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike
- National Open University of Nigeria, Lagos.
- Nigerian Defence Academy,Kaduna
- Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka
- Obafemi Awolowo University,Ile-Ife
- University of Abuja, Gwagwalada
- University of Agriculture, Abeokuta
- University of Agriculture, Makurdi.
- University of Benin
- University of Calabar
- University of Ibadan
- University of Ilorin
- University of Jos
- University of Lagos
- University of Maiduguri
- University of Nigeria, Nsukka
- University of Port-Harcourt
- University of Uyo
- Usuman Danfodiyo University
- Federal University, Otuoke
- Federal University of Petroleum Resources, Effurun