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10 Universities in Nigeria you need to know about

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If you are considering seeking admission into any university in Nigeria, it is best you think twice about it, so that you do not end up choosing a university that you will may not like in the long run.

That’s why I prepare this post for you, to give you highlight of the top Ten University in Nigeria.
So if you in one of this category; planning on taking Jamb, JUPEB or IJMB, you need to read the full details of this post.

Top 10 Universities in Nigeria

Let’s jump straight to it;

University of Lagos

The University of Lagos generally known as UNILAG was founded in 1962.
The University has three campuses in Lagos, one at Akoka, at the main campus, the school of Radiography, campus at Yaba, and the college of Medicine at Idi Arah.

The University enrolls over 40,000 students every year; this makes it one of the most competitive in the country in terms of admission.

Faculty

Arts
Basic Medical Sciences
Business Administration
Clinical Sciences
Dental Sciences
Education
Engineering
Environmental Sciences
Law
Pharmacy
Science
Social Sciences.

Covenant University

Covenant University is a private institution.
It was founded by David Oyedepo in 21 October 2007.
The university is located in Ota, Ogun state.

The covenant University also has her secondary school in the school environment, founded in October 14 2010.

Departments

Accounting
Architecture
Banking and Finance
Building Technology
Biochemistry
Biological Sciences
Business Management
Chemical Engineering
Chemistry
Computer and Information Sciences
Civil Engineering
Economics and Development Studies
Electrical and Information Engineering
– Computer Engineering
– Electrical and Electronics Engineering
– Information and Communications Engineering
Estate Management
Languages
Mass Communication
Mathematics
Mechanical Engineering
Petroleum Engineering
Physics
Political Science and International Relations
Psychology
Sociology

University of Nigeria

The University of Nigeria, generally known as UNN, was founded by Nnamdi Azikiwe in 1955, and was formally opened in 7 October 1960.
UNN is located in Nsukka, Enugu, Nigeria.
It has four campuses; Nsukka, Enugu, Ikuku-Ozatta and Ozalla.

Departments

Agriculture
Animal Science
Soil Science
Agric. Economics
Agric. Extension
Arts
Mass Communication
Archaeology & Tourism
History & International Studies
Fine & Applied Arts
Performing Arts
Music
English & Literary Studies
Foreign Languages
Linguistics & Nigerian Languages
Biological Sciences
Microbiology
Biochemistry
Plant Sciences
Zoology
Business Administration
Accountancy
Marketing
Business Administration
Banking & Finance
Management
Education
Arts Education
Science Education
Adult Education
Education Foundation
Health & Physical Education
Library Sciences Education
Social Science Education
Computer Education
Home Economics
Vocational Teacher Education
Engineering
Civil Engineering
Electronic Engineering
Electrical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Agric. & Bioresources Engineering
Materials & Metallurgical Engineering
Dentistry
Child Dental Health
Oral Maxillofacial Surgery
Preventive Dentistry
Restorative Dentistry
Environmental Studies Estate Management
Urban & Regional Planning
Architecture
Surveying & Geodesy
Health Science and technology
Medical Rehabilitation
Nursing Sciences
Medical Laboratory Technology
Law
Public & Private Law
International Law & Jurisprudence
Property Law
Pharmaceutical Sciences
Clinical Pharmacy
Pharmaceutical and Medicinal Chemistry
Pharmacology and Toxicology
Pharmaceutics
Pharmaceutical Technology
Pharmacognosy
Pharmacognosy and Environmental Medicines
Physical Sciences
Statistics
Physics & Astronomy
Computer Science
Geology
Pure and Industrial Chemistry
Mathematics
Social Sciences
Philosophy
Public Administration
Psychology
Economics
Geography
Sociology & Anthropology
Religious and Cultural Studies
Social Work
Medical Sciences Anaesthesia
Anatomy
Chemical Pathology
Community Medicine
Dermatology
Haematology & Immunology
Medical Biochemistry
Medical Microbiology
Morbid Anatomy
Obstetrics & Gaenecology
Ophthalmology
Otolaringology
Paediatrics
Paediatric Surgery
Pharmacology & Therapeutics
Physiological Medicine
Radiation Medicine
Surgery
Veterinary Medicine
Veterinary pathology and Microbiology
Veterinary Obstetrics and Reproductive Diseases
Veterinary Physiology and Pharmacology
Veterinary Anatomy
Veterinary Medicine
Veterinary Surgery
Veterinary Parasitology & Entomology
Animal Health & Production
Veterinary Public Health & Preventive Medicine
Veterinary Teaching Hospital

Obafemi Awolowo University

Obafemi Awolowo University known as University of Ife is a federal government.
It was founded in 1961, but lectures began in October 1962.
The name of the University was changed from University of Ife by Late Samuel Ladoke to Obafemi Awolowo University on 12 May 1987 in the honour of Chief Obafemi Awolowo.

Faculties

Agriculture
Arts
Social Sciences
Law
Science
Education
Pharmacy
Technology
Administration
Basic Medical Sciences,
Clinical Sciences
Dentistry

University of Illorin

The university of Illorin also known as UNILORIN. It is a federal educational institution.
It is located in Illorin, Kwara state, Nigeria.
It was founded by the federal military government in August, 1975.

Faculties

There are fifteen faculties, they are:
Art
Education
Engineering and Technology
Agriculture
Law
Basic Medical
Clinical Sciences
Communication and Information Sciences
Veterinary Medicine
Pharmaceutical sciences
Life sciences
Physical sciences
Environmental Sciences
Management Sciences
Social Science

University of Benin

University of Benin also known as UNIBEN, was founded in 1970.
It is a federal government University, located in Benin city, Edo state, Nigeria.
There are two main campus, they are:
Ugbowo Campus
Ekehuan campus

Faculties

Agriculture

Arts

Education

Engineering
Environmental Sciences
Law
Management sciences
Life Sciences
Pharmacy
Physical Sciences
College of Medical Sciences
School of Basic Med. Science
School of Dentistry
School of Medicine
Social Sciences

University of Abuja

The University of Abuja known as UNIABUJA, was established January 1, 1988.

Faculties and colleges

College of Health Sciences.
Faculties of Arts
Faculties of Agriculture
Faculties of Education
Faculties of Engineering
Faculty of Law
Faculty of sciences
Faculty of social science.
Faculty of management science
Faculty of veterinary medicine
School of postgraduate studies
School of Remedial studies

Federal University of Technology Minna
Federal University of Technolgy Minna, is a federal post secondary educational institution. It was founde in 1983. It wa located in Minna, Nigeria.

Faculties

School of Agriculture and Agriculture Technology
School of Infra structures process and Engineering Technology
School of Engineering and Engineering Technology
School of entrepreneurship and management Technology
School of Environmental Technology
School of life science
School of physical science
School of information and communication Technology
School of Technology Education
School of postgraduate studies

University of Ibadan

The University of Ibadan, popularly known as UI, is a feral government, educational institution, located in Ibadan, in Western Nigeria. It was founded in 1948.

Faculties

College of medicine
Arts
Science
Agriculture and forestry
Renewable Natural Resources
Social science
Education
Veterinary Medicine
Pharmacy
Technology
Law
Public health
Dentistry
Environmental design and management
Economics

Ahmadu Bello University

Ahmadu Bello university is a federal government educational institution.
Ahmadu Bello University known as ABU was founded on October, 1962.
There are two campuses, they are:
Samaru
Kongo

Faculties

Physical Science
Life Sciences
Social Sciences
Arts and Languages
Education
Environmental Design
Engineering
Medical Sciences
Agricultural Science

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