Nigeria technology universities are one of the best in Africa; they have gone to produce numerous engineers and scientist that have contributed immensely to the growth of the country.
Below are some of the top university of technology in Nigeria and their location.
1. Federal University of Technology Akure (FUTA)
The university was created in 1981 by former president Shehu shagari. Its degree program runs for five years except architecture which is 6 years. It has seven schools namely:
For entry requirement prospective candidates are required to pass five credit passes in O’ level including English Language.
For more info please visit the website futa.edu.ng
2. Federal University of Technology Owerri (FUTO)
FUTO is one of the oldest universities of technology in Nigeria. It was created by executive fiat under the government of Shehu Shagari in October 1982.
The university is located south of Owerri. Imo State. It has six schools namely;
For more information please visit the website www.futo.edu.ng
3. Ladoke Akintola University of Technology Ogbomoso (LAUTECH)
Lautech was named after former premier of western region, Chief Ladoke Akintola. It was established on the 23rd of April 1990.
Lautech is jointly owned by the Oyo and Osun state government. It runs pre-degree science programme, undergraduate programme and post graduate programmes.
It has two campuses; the Osogbo campus and the Ogbomoso campus.
The university is affiliated to some organizations and universities abroad such as;
For more information please visit the website www.lautech.edu.ng
4. Federal University of Technology Minna
Established first of February 1983, this university has grown from just a mere technological institution to an institution designing and fabricating various items of national importance such as solar air heater, motor-car crankshaft, gearing system for crane hoist drives, rice de-stoning machine, maize sheller, multi-purpose grinder, irrigation models, Poultry feeder etc.
It schools include:
For more information please visit the website futminna.edu.ng
5. Modibbo Adama University of Technology Yola
Formerly named the Federal University of Technology, Yola, it is one of the finest university of technology in Nigeria.
It was founded in 1981 as a centre for the development of the technology-based manpower for the nation.
It offers Bachelor’s degree program, master’s degree and post graduate degree program in various fields of science and technology. It schools include
For more information please visit the website mautech.edu.ng
6. Rivers State University Of Science And Technology (RSUST)
This university of technology was established in 1980 making the first technological university in Nigeria.
It was created from the Rivers State College Of Science And Technology which was established in 1972.
RSUST as it is widely known has seven faculties namely:
For more information visit ust.edu.ng
7. Federal University of Petroleum Resources Effurun
This university was established in March 2007 to produce the necessary manpower required to man the growing oil and gas industry in Nigeria.
It is located in Effurun, Delta state, Nigeria.
It is the first petroleum training institution in Africa and it is equipped with the state-of-art facilities. This institution provides an environment for carrying out research, consultancy, training and other services.
It presently has only two colleges namely;
For more information visit fupre.edu.ng
8. Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University Bauchi (ABTI)
Established in 1980, this university of technology is located in Bauchi, northern Nigeria.
It is one of the foremost universities of technology in Nigeria. It was formerly part of Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria but gained its independence in 1988.
ABTI has some of the strongest courses offered in its six schools;
It also offers both masters and doctorate degree programs.
For more information visit abtu.edu.ng
9. Nigerian College Of Avaiation Technology Zaria
This aviation school is located in Zaria in Kaduna Nigeria. It is owned by the Nigeria Federal Ministry Of Avaiation under the civil aviation department.
It was established in 1964 as the Nigeria civil aviation training centre.
It has about 26 training aircraft consisting of 14 single engine TAMPICO TB9, 5 single TRINIDAD TB20, 3 Twin engine Beech 58 and 1 TBM 850 aircraft for flight.
The school offers courses in aircraft maintenance, flying, air traffic control and aeronautical telecommunication.
For more info please visit ncat.gov.ng
10. Bells University of technology
This is the first private university of technology in Nigeria.
It is located in Ota, ogun state opposite the Convenant University Ota. It currently offers pre-degree program, undergraduate and postgraduate programs to prospective students.
It has students from all over Nigeria and parts of West Africa.
For more info please visit bellsuniversity.org
Nigeria is fast developing to become a force to reckon with in science and technology in Africa. Nigeria Universities of technology have produced many great products that are doing the country proud.
These are some of the top university of technology in Nigeria, do you know of any ones not mentioned, please let us know.