LIST OF ACCREDITED POLYTECHNICS IN NIGERIA

In this article, I have compiled the full list of accredited polytechnics in Nigeria. Also included are colleges that award National Diplomas and Higher National Diplomas. In total, 156 higher institutions made this list. The schools are spread all over Nigeria, with each state of the federation having multiple polytechnics. This underscores the importance of polytechnics to Nigeria’s education sector. A good number of them are owned by the Federal Government while the rest belong either to a State Government or are privately owned. Check out the full list of accredited polytechnics in Nigeria below.

  1. Abdul Gusau Polytechnic                         

Location: Talata Mafara, Zamfara State

Ownership: State

  • Abubakar Tatari Ali Polytechnic            

Location: Wuntin Dada, Jos Road, Bauchi State                  

Ownership: State

  • Abia State Polytechnic 

Location: Aba, Abia State

Ownership: State

  • Abraham Adesanya Polytechnic

Location: Ijebu-Igbo, Ogun State

Ownership: Private

  • Adamawa State Polytechnic                     

Location: Yola, Adamawa State

Ownership: State

  • Adegbenro ICT Polytechnic

Location: Eruku-Itori, Ewekoro, Ogun State

Ownership: Private

  • Airforce Institute of Technology (AFIT)

Location: Nigerian Airforce Base, Rafin Kura, Kaduna, Kaduna State

Ownership: Federal

  • Ajayi Polytechnic

Location: Ado-Ikere Road, Ikere-Ekiti, Ekiti State

Ownership: Private

  • Akanu Ibiam Federal Polytechnic           

Location: Unwana-Afikpo, Ebonyi State

Ownership: Federal

  1. Akperan Orshi College of Agriculture    

Location: Gboko, Benue State                  

Ownership: State

  1. Akwa-Ibom College of Agriculture          

Location: Oron Road, Uyo, Akwa-Ibom State            

Ownership: State

  1. Akwa-Ibom State College of Arts & Science

Location: Nung Ukim Ikono, Akwa-Ibom State

Ownership: State

  1. Akwa Ibom State Polytechnic

Location: Ikot Ekpene, Akwa-Ibom State

Ownership: State

  1. Al-Hikma Polytechnic

Location: Karu, Nasarawa State

Ownership: Private

  1. Allover Central Polytechnic                     

Location: Sango-Ota, Ogun State             

Ownership: Private      

  1. Auchi Polytechnic                                     

Location: Auchi, Edo State             

Ownership: Federal

  1. Audu Bako School of Agriculture           

Location: Dambatta, Kano State              

Ownership: State

  1. Bayelsa State College of Arts & Science

Location: Yenagoa, Bayelsa

Ownership:          State

  1. Benue State Polytechnic                           

Location: Benue State                     

Ownership: State

  • Best Solution Polytechnic

Location: Akure, Ondo state

Ownership: Private

  • Bolmor Polytechnic

Location: Ibadan, Oyo State

Ownership: Private      

  • Calvary Polytechnic

Location: Owa-Oyibu, Delta State

Ownership: Private

  • Captain Elechi Amadi Polytechnic (Port-Harcourt Polytechnic)

Location: Port-Harcourt, Rivers State

Ownership: State

  • College of Agriculture and Animal Science      

Location: Kaduna, Kaduna State              

Ownership: Federal

  • College of Agriculture, Jalingo                

Location: Jalingo, Taraba State                

Ownership: State

  • College of Agriculture, Kabba                 

Location: Kabba, Kogi State           

Ownership: Federal

  • College of Agriculture, Lafia                   

Location: Lafia, Nasarawa State               

Ownership: State

  • College of Agriculture, Zuru                   

Location: Zuru, Kebbi State            

Ownership: State

  • College of Technology, Iresi

Location: Iresi, Osun State

Ownership: Private

  • Covenant Polytechnic, Aba

Location: Aba, Abia State

Ownership: Private

  • Cross River State Institute of Technology & Management

Location: Ugep, Cross River State

Ownership: State

  • Crown Polytechnic, Ado-Ekiti                 

Location: Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti State

Ownership: Private

  • Delta State College of Agriculture           

Location: Ozoro, Delta State 

Ownership: State

  • Delta State Polytechnic                   

Location: Ozoro, Ogwashi-Uku, & Otefe-Oghara, Delta state

Ownership: State

  • Dorben Polytechnic                                  

Location: FCT Abuja                      

Ownership: Private

  • Eastern Polytechnic

Location: Port Harcourt, Rivers State

Ownership: Private

  • Ekwenugo Okeke Polytechnic                 

Location: Anambra State                          

Ownership: State

  • Federal College of Agriculture, Ishiagu   
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Location: Ishiagu, Ebonyi State                

Ownership: Federal

  • Federal College of Animal Health & Production Technology, Vom Vom

Location: Vom Vom, Plateau State 

Ownership: Federal

  • Federal College of Animal Health & Production Technology, Ibadan

Location: Ibadan, Oyo State

Ownership: Federal

  • Federal College of Chemical & Leather & Technology

Location: Zaria, Kaduna State

Ownership: Federal

  • Federal College of Education, Pankshin

Location: Pankshin, Plateau State            

Ownership: Federal

  • Federal College of Fisheries & Marine Technology

Location: Lagos State            

Ownership: Federal

  • Federal College of Forestry, Jos

Location: Jos, Plateau State            

Ownership: Federal

  • Federal College of Fresh Water Fisheries Technology

Location: New Bussa, Niger State  

Ownership: Federal

  • Federal College of Land Resources Technology, Kuru

Location: Kuru, Jos, Plateau State  

Ownership: Federal

  • Federal College of Forestry Mechanization      

Location: Afaka, Kaduna State                

Ownership: Federal

  • Federal College of Forestry, Ibadan                  

Location: Ibadan, Oyo State           

Ownership: Federal

  • Federal College of Land Resources Technology, Owerri

Location: Owerri, Imo State  

Ownership: Federal

  • Federal College of Wildlife Management, New Bussa

Location: New Bussa, Niger State            

Ownership: Federal

  • Federal Polytechnic, Ado-Ekiti                

Location: Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti State               

Ownership: Federal

  • Federal Polytechnic, Bauchi                     

Location: Bauchi, Bauchi State                          

Ownership: Federal

  • Federal Polytechnic, Bida                         

Location: Bida, Niger State             

Ownership: Federal

  • Federal Polytechnic, Birnin-Kebbi 

Location: Birnin Kebbi, Kebbi State         

Ownership: Federal

  • Federal Polytechnic, Damaturu               

Location: Damaturu, Yobe State              

Ownership: Federal

  • Federal Polytechnic, Ede                          

Location: Ede, Osun State                        

Ownership: Federal

  • Federal Polytechnic, Ekowe                     

Location: Ekowe, Bayelsa State               

Ownership: Federal

  • Federal Polytechnic, Idah                         

Location: Idah, Kogi State                        

Ownership: Federal

  • Federal Polytechnic, Ilaro                        

Location: Ilaro, Ogun State             

Ownership: Federal

  • Federal Polytechnic Ile-Oluji                    

Location: Ile-Oluji, Ondo State                 

Ownership: Federal

  • Federal Polytechnic, Mubi                        

Location: Mubi, Adamawa State              

Ownership: Federal

  • Federal Polytechnic, Namoda                  

Location: Kaura-Namoda, Zamfara State

Ownership: Federal

  • Federal Polytechnic, Nassarawa              

Location: Nasarawa, Nasarawa State       

Ownership: Federal

  • Federal Polytechnic, Nekede           

Location: Nekede, Imo State           

Ownership: Federal

  • Federal Polytechnic, Offa                         

Location: Offa, Kwara State           

Ownership: Federal

  • Federal Polytechnic of Oil & Gas                                         

Location: Bonny, Rivers State

Ownership: Federal

  • Federal Polytechnic, Oko                         

Location: Oko, Anambra State                 

Ownership: Federal

  • Federal Polytechnic Ukana

Location: Ukana, Akwa Ibom State

Ownership: Federal

  • Fidei Polytechnic, Gboko

Location: Gboko, Benue State

Ownership: Private

  • Federal School of Dental Technology & Therapy, Enugu

Location: Enugu State 

Ownership: Federal

  • Foundation College of Technology          

Location: Ikot Ekpene, Akwa-Ibom State

Ownership: Private

  • Gateway Polytechnic

Location: Saapade Ogun State                           

Ownership: State

  • Gboko Polytechnic

Location: Gboko, Benue State

Ownership: Private

  • Global Polytechnic

Location: Akure, Ondo

Ownership: Private

  • Grace Polytechnic

Location: Surulere, Lagos State                         

Ownership: Private

  • Hassan Usman Katsina Polytechnic

Location: Katsina, Katsina State              

Ownership: State

  • Heritage Polytechnic

Location: Eket, Akwa-Ibom State

Ownership: Private

  • Hussaini Adamu Federal Polytechnic

Location: Kazaure, Jigawa State               

Ownership: Federal

  • Hussani Adamu Polytechnic

Location: Jigawa State                     \

Ownership: State

  • Ibadan City Polytechnic (ICP)

Location: Ibadan, Oyo State

Ownership: Private

  • Ibarapa Polytechnic, Eruwa

Location: Eruwa, Oyo State

Ownership: State

  • Ibrahim Babangida College of Agriculture      

Location: Obubra, Cross River State        

Ownership: State

  • Igbajo Polytechnic

Location: Igbajo, Osun State

Ownership: Private

  • Imo State Polytechnic

Location: Umuagwo, Imo State                

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Ownership: State

  • Imo State Technological Skills Acquisition Center    

Location: Imo State               

Ownership: State

  • Institute of Management Technology, Enugu      

Location:  Enugu, Enugu State                 

Ownership: State

  • Interlink Polytechnic

Location: Ijebu-jesa

Ownership:

  • Jigawa State Polytechnic

Location: Dutse, Jigawa State

Ownership: State

  • Kaduna Polytechnic

Location: Kaduna, Kaduna State              

Ownership: Federal

  • Kalac Christal Polytechnic

Location: Lekki, Lagos State

Ownership: Private

  • Kano State Polytechnic                   

Location: Kano, Kano State            

Ownership: State

  • Kebbi State Polytechnic        

Location: Kebbi State                     

Ownership: State

  • Ken Sarowiwa Polytechnic

Location: Bori, Rivers State

Ownership: State

  • Kings Polytechnic                                     

Location: Ubiaja, Edo State            

Ownership: Private

  • Kogi State Polytechnic                    

Location: Lokoja, Kogi State                    

Ownership: State

  • Kwara State Polytechnic                          

Location: Ilorin, Kwara State                   

Ownership: State

  • Lagos City Polytechnic                   

Location: Ikeja, Lagos State                     

Ownership: Private

  • Lagos State Polytechnic                           

Location: Ikorodu, Lagos State                          

Ownership: State

  • Lens Polytechnic

Location: Offa, Kwara State

Ownership: Private

  1. Lighthouse Polytechnic

Location: Evbuobanosa, Edo State

Ownership: Private

  1. Mai Idris Alooma Polytechnic                 

Location: Geidam, Yobe State                  

Ownership: State

  1. Marist Polytechnic

Location: Umuchigbo, Iji-Nike, Enugu, Enugu State

Ownership: Private

  1. Maritime Academy of Nigeria

Location: Oron, Akwa-Ibom           

Ownership: Federal

  1. Maurid Institute of Management & Technology, Nasarawa

Location: Lafia, Nasarawa State

Ownership: Private

  1. Marvic Polytechnic                                   

Location: Odeda, Ogun State          

Ownership: Private

  1. Mohamet Lawan College of Agriculture

Location: Maiduguri, Borno State

Ownership: State

  1. Mohammed Abdullahi Wase Polytechnic

Location: Kano State                      

Ownership: State

  1. Moshood Abiola Polytechnic          

Location: Abeokuta, Ogun State              

Ownership: State

  1. Nacabs Polytechnic, Akwanga

Location: Akwanga, Nasarawa State

Ownership: Private

  1. National Institute of Construction Technology Uromi

Location: Uromi, Edo State

Ownership: Federal

  1. Nasarawa State Polytechnic                     

Location: Lafia, Nasarawa State                        

Ownership: State

  1. Nigerian Army Institute of Technology & Environmental Studies

Location: Makurdi, Benue State

Ownership: Federal

  1. Nigerian College of Aviation Technology

Location: Zaria, Kaduna State                  

Ownership: Federal

  1. Niger State College of Agriculture           

Location: Mokwa, Niger State                  

Ownership: State

  1. Niger State Polytechnic                   

Location: Zungeru, Niger State                 

Ownership: State

  1. Nogak Polytechnic, Ikom

Location: Ikom, Calabar, Cross River State

Ownership: Private

  1. Nuhu Bamalli Polytechnic                       

Location: Zaria, Kaduna State                  

Ownership: State

  1. Ogun State Institute of Technology

Location: Igbesa, Ogun State

Ownership: State

  1. Oke-Ogun Polytechnic

Location: Saki, Oyo State

Ownership: Federal-State

  1. Osun State College of Technology           

Location: Esa-Oke, Osun State                 

Ownership: State

  1. Osun State Polytechnic                   

Location: Iree, Osun State                        

Ownership: State

  1. Our Saviour Institute of Science & Technology     

Location: Enugu, Enugu State                  

Ownership: Private

  1. Prime Polytechnic

Location:  Jida Bassa, Ajaokuta, Kogi State

Ownership: Private

  1. Plateau State College of Agriculture                 

Location: Garkawa, Plateau State                      

Ownership: State

  1. Plateau State Polytechnic                         

Location: Barkin-Ladi, Plateau State        

Ownership: State

  1. Petroleum Training Institute                    

Location: Effurun, Delta State                  

Ownership: Federal

  1. Ramat Polytechnic                                    

Location: Maiduguri, Borno State            

Ownership: State

  1. Ronik Polytechnic

Location:  Ejigbo, Lagos State

Ownership: Private

  1. Rivers State College of Arts & Science    

Location: Port Harcourt, Rivers State      

Ownership: State

  1. Rivers State Polytechnic                           

Location: Bori, Rivers State            

Ownership: State

  1. Rufus Giwa Polytechnic                           

Location: Owo, Ondo State            

Ownership: State

  1. Shaka Polytechnic                                    

Location: Benin-city, Edo State      

Ownership: Private

  1. Samaru College of Agriculture                

Location: Zaria, Kaduna State                  

Ownership: Federal

  1. School of Agriculture, Ikorodu      
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Location: Ikorodu, Lagos State                

Ownership: State

  1. Southern Nigeria Institute of Innovative Technology(SNIITPOLY)

Location: Ifewara, Osun State         

Ownership: Private

  1. St. Mary Polytechnic

Location: Kwamba, Suleja, Niger State

Ownership: Private

  1. Sure Foundation Polytechnic

Location: Ikot Akai, Akwa Ibom State

Ownership: Private

  1. Templegate Polytechnic Aba

Location: Aba, Abia State

Ownership: Private

  1. The KINGS Poly, Saki                   

Location: Saki, Oyo State                         

Ownership: Private

  1. The Polytechnic, Calabar               

Location: Calabar, Cross River State       

Ownership: State

  1. The Polytechnic, Ibadan                          

Location: Ibadan, Oyo State           

Ownership: State

  1. The Polytechnic Igbo-Owu

Location: Igbo-Owu, Kwara State

Ownership: Private

  1. The Polytechnic Ile-Ife                    

Location: Ile-Ife, Osun State           

Ownership: Private

  1. The Polytechnic, Imesi-Ile

Location: Imesi-Ile, Osun State

Ownership: Private

  1. The Polytechnic Adoka

Location: Otada-Adoka, Benue State

Ownership: Private

  1. Tower Polytechnic, Ibadan                      

Location: Ibadan, Oyo State           

Ownership: Private

  1. Trinity Polytechnic Uyo

Location: Uyo, Akwa Ibom State

Ownership: Private

  1. Umaru Ali Shinkafi Polytechnic

Location: Sokoto, Sokoto State

Ownership: State

  1. Uma Ukpai Polytechnic

Location: Ohafia, Abia State

Ownership: Private

  1. Uyo City Polytechnic

Location: Uyo, Akwa Ibom State

Ownership: Private

  1. Valley View Polytechnic, Ohafia

Location: Ohafia, Abia State

Ownership: Private

  1. Wavecrest College of Hospitality             

Location: Surulere, Lagos State                          

Ownership: Private

  1. Waziri Umaru Federal Polytechnic

Location: Birnin Kebbi, Kebbi State

Ownership: Federal

  1. Wolex Polytechnic                                    

Location: Iwo, Osun State

Ownership: Private

  1. Yaba College of Technology                    

Location: Yaba, Lagos State           

Ownership: Federal

  1. Zamfara State College of Arts & Science

Location: Gusau, Zamfara State

Ownership: State

Which Polytechnic is the Oldest in Nigeria?

Yaba College of Technology is the oldest polytechnic in Nigeria. It was started as a successor to Yaba Higher College in 1947. Yaba Higher College itself started in 1934. The school is located in Yaba, Lagos state. It remains one of the top institutions of higher learning in Nigeria till date. That answers the question, which polytechnic is the first in Nigeria.

Which is the Best Polytechnic in Nigeria?

The best polytechnics in Nigeria currently are; Federal Polytechnic Nekede, Federal Polytechnic Ilaro, Kaduna Polytechnic, The Polytechnic Ibadan, and Federal Polytechnic Bida in that order. That is according to the most recent ranking released by the National Board for Technical Education (NBTE). So it means that the Federal Polytechnic Nekede is currently the best polytechnic in Nigeria. The implication of this also is that Federal Polytechnic Nekede is the best federal polytechnic in Nigeria. The question, which is the best federal polytechnic in Nigeria has thus been answered.

Conclusion (Full List of Accredited Polytechnics in Nigeria)

If you are desirous of studying in one of Nigeria’s many polytechnics, the full list of accredited polytechnics in Nigeria is supplied here. You should only seek admission into a government accredited polytechnic to avoid wasting both your time and resources. The schools on this list currently enjoy government accreditation and are licensed to provide higher education to residents of Nigeria. The schools are spread all over the country and there is no state in Nigeria without a recognized polytechnic.

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