List of Universities in Nigeria that offers English Language

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Accredited List of Universities in Nigeria that offers English Language


Welcome to Samphina Academy. We have here the complete list of Accredited Universities in Nigeria that offers English Language as a course of study, including the requirements for admission.

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Admission Requirements for English Language


Direct Entry Requirements:

  • Two (2) ‘A’ Level passes to include Literature in English and one other Arts subject.
  • Five (5) SSC credit passes to include Literature in English, English Language and three other Arts or Social Science subjects.

O’Level Requirements:

Five (5) SSC credit passes to include

  • English Language,
  • Literature in English and
  • any other three (3) Arts/Social Science subjects

UTME Subjects Combination / Requirements:

  • English Language,
  • Literature in English,
  • one other Arts subject and
  • another Arts or Social Science subject.

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Nigerian Universities Offering English Language

JAMB Subject Combination for English Language

Below is the complete list of universities offering english language

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Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma (AAU)

Ambrose Alli University is a State University located at Ekpoma, Edo State, Nigeria and established in 1980 | Official Website: aauekpoma.edu.ng

See the Complete List of Courses Offered in Ambrose Alli University (AAU)


Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria (ABU)

Ahmadu Bello University is a Federal University located at Samaru, a suburb of Zaria in Kaduna State, Nigeria and established in 1962 | Official Website: abu.edu.ng

See the Complete List of Courses Offered in Ahmadu Bello University (ABU)


Afe Babalola University, Ado-Ekiti (ABUAD)

Afe Babalola University is a Private University located at Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti State, Nigeria and established in 2009 | Official Website: abuad.edu.ng 

See the Complete List of Courses Offered in Afe Babalola University (ABUAD)


Adamawa State University, Mubi (ADSU)

Adamawa State University is a State University located at Mubi in Adamawa State, Nigeria and established in 2001 | Official Website: adsu.edu.ng

See the Complete List of Courses Offered in Adamawa State University (ADSU)


Admiralty University, Ibusa (ADUN)

Admiralty University, Ibusa (ADUN) is a Private University located at Ibusa, Delta State and established in 2017 | Official Website: adun.edu.ng

See the Complete List of Courses Offered in Admiralty University, Ibusa (ADUN)


Ajayi Crowther University, Ibadan (ACU)

Ajayi Crowther University is a Private University located on the Ibadan-Oyo-Ilorin road in Atiba Local Government Area (LGA) of Oyo State, Nigeria and established in 2005 | Official Website: acu.edu.ng

See the Complete List of Courses Offered in Ajayi Crowther University (ACU)


Al-Hikmah University, Illorin (AHU)

Al-Hikmah University is a Private University located at Adewole Housing Estate along Adeta Road, Ilorin, Kwara State, Nigeria and established in 2005 | Official Website: alhikmah.edu.ng

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Al-Qalam University, Katsina (AUK)

Al-Qalam University is a Private University located at Dutsin-Ma Road, Katsina State, Nigeria and established in 2005 | Official Website: auk.edu.ng

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Arthur Jarvis University, Akpoyubo

Arthur Jarvis University is a Private University located at Akpabuyo, Calabar, Cross River State, Nigeria and established in 2016 | Official Website: arthurjarvisuniversity.edu.ng

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Atiba University, Oyo

Atiba University is a Private University located at Opposite A.U.D Primary School Alagbon, Owode Oyo – Iseyin Road, Oyo, Nigeria and established in 2017 | Official Website: atibauniversity.edu.ng

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Adeleke University, Ede (AUE)

Adeleke University is a Private University located at Loogun-Ogberin Road, Ede, Osun State, Nigeria and established in 2011 | Official Website: adelekeuniversity.edu.ng

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Augustine University, Ilara (AUI)

Augustine University is a Private University located at Igbonla Road, Epe in Lagos State, Nigeria and established in 2015 | Official Website: augustineuniversity.edu.ng/

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Babcock University, Ilishan-Remo (BU)

Adamawa State University is a State University located at Mubi in Adamawa State, Nigeria and established in 1999 | Official Website: babcock.edu.ng

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BABCOCK offers English Language with options in

  1. English Studies
  2. Communication
  3. Literacy Studies

Bauchi State University, Gadau (BASUG)

Bauchi State University is a State University located at Gadau in Bauchi State, Nigeria and established in 2011 | Official Website: basug.edu.ng

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Bayero University (BUK)

Bayero University is a Federal University located at BUK, along new site Bayero university Kano, Kano State, Nigeria and established in 1975 | Official Website: buk.edu.ng

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ECWA Bingham University, New Karu (BU)

Bingham University is a Private University located at KM 26 Abuja-Keffi Expressway Kodope, Karu, Nasarawa State, Nigeria and established in 2005 | Official Website: binghamuni.edu.ng

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Benson Idahosa University, Benin City (BIU)

Benson Idahosa University is a Private University located at University Way, Off Upper, Adesuwa Rd, GRA, Benin City, Nigeria and established in 2002 | Official Website: biu.edu.ng/

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Bornu State University, Maiduguri (BOSU)

Bornu State University, Maiduguri (BOSU) is a State University located at Maiduguri, Borno State, Nigeria and was established in 2016 | Official Website: bosu.edu.ng

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Bowen University, Iwo (BU)

Bowen University is a Private University located at Iwo Local Government in Osun State, Nigeria and established in 2001 | Official Website: bowen.edu.ng

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Benue State University, Makurdi (BSU)

Benue State University is a State University located at Gboko Road, Walmayo, Makurdi in Benue State, Nigeria and established in 1992 | Official Website: bsum.edu.ng

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Caritas University (CU)

Caritas University is a Private University located at amorji nike in Enugu State, Nigeria and established in 2005 | Official Website: caritasuni.edu.ng/

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Chrisland University, Owode

Chrisland University is a Private University located at Ajebo Road after FMC, Abeokuta, Ogun state, Nigeria and established in 2015 | Official Website: chrislanduniversity.edu.ng

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Christopher University, Mowe (UNICHRIS)

Christopher University is a Private University located at Lagos Ibadan Expressway, Ibokun Aro, Mowe in Lagos State, Nigeria and established in 2015 | Official Website: christopheruniversity.edu.ng

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Clifford University, Owerrinta

Clifford University is a Private University located at Owerrinta, (Ihie Campus), off Okpuala Ngwa junction, Isiala-Ngwa North LGA, Abia State, Nigeria and established in 2016 | Official Website: clifforduni.edu.ng

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Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University, Uli (COOU)

Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University is a State University located at Ulli in Anambra State, Nigeria and established in 2000 | Official Website: coou.edu.ng

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Covenant University, Ota (CU)

Covenant University is a Private University located at KM. 10 Idiroko Road, Canaan Land, Ota, Ogun State, Nigeria and established in 2002 | Official Website: covenantuniversity.edu.ng

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Crownhill University, Eiyenkorin (CHU)

Crownhill University is a Private University located at Ballah Road, Eiyenkorin, Ilorin, Kwara State, Nigeria and established in 2016 | Official Website: crownhilluniversity.edu.ng

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Elizade University, Ilara-Mokin (EUI)

Elizade University is a Private University located at Ilara-Mokin in Ondo State, Nigeria and established in 2012 | Official Website: elizadeuniversity.edu.ng

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Edwin Clark University, Kaigbodo (ECU)

Edwin Clark University is a Private University located at Burutu, 332109, Kiagbodo in Delta State, Nigeria and established in 2015 | Official Website: edwinclarkuniversity.edu.ng

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Ekiti State University (EKSU)

Ekiti State University is a State University located at Iworoko road, Ado-Ekiti in Ekiti State, Nigeria and established in 1982 | Official Website: eksu.edu.ng

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Elizade University, Ilara-Mokin (EUI)

Elizade University is a Private University located at Ilara-Mokin in Ondo State, Nigeria and established in 2012 | Official Website: elizadeuniversity.edu.ng

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Evangel University, Akaeze (EVANGEL)

Evangel University is a Private University located at Abakaliki Km 48 Enugu Okpoto in Ebonyi State, Nigeria and established in 2012 | Official Website: evangeluniversity.edu.ng

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Federal University, Dutse (FUD)

Federal University of Dutse is a Federal University located at  Ibrahim Aliyu Way Bye-Pass in Dutse State, Nigeria and established in 2011 | Official Website: fud.edu.ng

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Federal University, Dutsin-Ma (FUDMA)

Federal University, Dutsin-Ma is a Federal University located at Dutsinma Road Dutsin-Ma in Katsina State, Nigeria and established in 2011 | Official Website: fudutsinma.edu.ng

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Federal University Gashua (FUGASHUA)

Federal University, Gashua is a Federal University located at Sabon Gari, Nguru-Gashua-Damasak Road; PMB 1005 Gashua in Yobe State, Nigeria and established in 2013 | Official Website: fugashua.edu.ng

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Federal University, Gusau (FUGUS)

Federal University, Gusau is a Federal University located at Zaria Road, Gusau in Zamfara State, Nigeria and established in 2013 | Official Website: fugusau.edu.ng

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Federal University, Kashere (FUKASHERE)

Federal University, Kashere is a Federal University located at Kashere in Gombe State, Nigeria and established in 2011 | Official Website: fukashere.edu.ng

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Federal University, Birnin Kebbi (FUBK)

Federal University, Birnin Kebbi is a Federal University located at Jega Rd, Kalgo, Birnin Kebbi in Kebbi State, Nigeria and established in 2013 | Official Website: fubk.edu.ng

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Federal University, Lafia (FULAFIA)

Federal University, Lafia is a Federal University located at Lafia in Nasarawa State, Nigeria and established in 2011 | Official Website: fulafia.edu.ng

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Federal University, Lokoja (FULOKOJA)

Federal University, Lokoja is a Federal University located at Behind Specialist Hospital, Lokoja in Kogi State, Nigeria and established in 2011 | Official Website: fulokoja.edu.ng

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Federal University, Ndufu Alike, Ikwo (AE-FUNAI)

Also know as Alex Ekwueme University, Ndufu-Alike is a Federal University located at Ikwo in Ebonyi State, Nigeria and established in 2011 | Official Website: funai.edu.ng

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Fountain University, Osogbo (FUO)

Fountain University is a Private University located at Opp. Olomola Hospital, Along Agric Settlement Road, Oke-Osun, Osogbo in Osun State, Nigeria and established in 2007 | Official Website: fuo.edu.ng

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Gombe State University (GSU)

Gombe State University is a State University located at Tudun Wada Quarters Gombe in Gombe State, Nigeria and established in 2004 | Official Website: gsu.edu.ng

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Igbinedion University, Okada (IUO)

Igbinedion University is a Private University located at Mission Road Okada in Edo State, Nigeria and established in 1999 | Official Website: iuokada.edu.ng

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University of Ilorin (UNILORIN)

University of Ilorin is a Federal University located at Illorin in Kwara State, Nigeria and established in 1975 | Official Website: unilorin.edu.ng

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Joseph Ayo Babalola University (JABU)

Joseph Ayo Babalola University is a Private University located at Along Ilesa-Akure Express Road Ikeji-Arakeji in Osun State, Nigeria and established in 2006 | Official Website: jabu.edu.ng

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JABU offers English Language with options in Literature


University of Jos (UNIJOS)

University of Jos is a Federal University located at Jos in Plateau State, Nigeria and established in 1975 | Official Website: unijos.edu.ng

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Koladaisi University, Ibadan (KU)

Koladaisi University is a Private University located at Km 18, Ibadan-Oyo Express Road Ibadan in Oyo State, Nigeria and established in 2016 | Official Website: koladaisiuniversity.edu.ng

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Kwara State University, Ilorin (KWASU)

Kwara State University is a State University located at Secretariat, Zango Ilorin in Kwara State, Nigeria and established in 2009 | Official Website: kwasu.edu.ng

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University of Lagos (UNILAG)

University of Lagos is a Federal University located at Akoka, Yaba Lagos in Lagos State, Nigeria and established in 1962 | Official Website: unilag.edu.ng

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Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University, Lapai (IBBU)

Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University is a State University located at Lapai in Niger State, Nigeria and established in 2005 | Official Website: ibbu.edu.ng

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Legacy University, Okija

Legacy University is a Private University located at Onitsha-Owerri Expr. Way Okija in Anambra State, Nigeria and established in 2016 | Official Website: legacyuniversity.edu.ng

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Madonna University, Okija

Madonna University is a Private University located at Owerri/Onitsha Expressway Okija in 407 Anambra State, Nigeria and established in 1999 | Official Website: madonnauniversity.edu.ng

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University of Maiduguri (UNIMAID)

University of Maiduguri is a Federal University located at Bama Road Maiduguri in Borno State, Nigeria and established in 1975 | Official Website: unimaid.edu.ng

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Mcpherson University, Seriki Sotayo, Ajebo (MCU)

Mcpherson University is a Private University located at Km 96, Lagos Ibadan Expressway Seriki-Sotayo in Ogun State, Nigeria and established in 2012 | Official Website: mcu.edu.ng

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Mountain Top University (MTU)

Mountain Top University is a Private University located at Km 12, Lagos-Ibadan Expressway Makogi Oba (population range in Ogun State, Nigeria and established in 2015 | Official Website: mtu.edu.ng

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Nasarawa State University, Keffi (NSUK)

Nasarawa State University is a State University located at Keffi in Nasarawa State, Nigeria and established in 2002 | Official Website: nsuk.edu.ng

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Yusuf Maitama Sule University

Yusuf Maitama Sule University is a Private University located at Kofar Ruwa Road, Kofar Nassarawa in Kano State, Nigeria and established in 1934 | Official Website: nwu.edu.ng

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Nigerian Army University Biu (NAUB)

Nigeria Army University is a Federal University located at Gombe Rd, Biu in Borno State, Nigeria and was established in 2018. | Official Website: naub.edu.ng

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National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN)

National Open University of Nigeria is a Federal University located at 14/16 Ahmadu Bello Way, Victoria Island in Lagos State, Nigeria and established in 2002 | Official Website: nou.edu.ng

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Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU)

Obafemi Awolowo University is a Federal University located at Ile-Ife in Osun State, Nigeria and established in 1962 | Official Website: oauife.edu.ng

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Olabisi Onabanjo University (OOU)

Adamawa State University is a State University located at Mubi in Adamawa State, Nigeria and established in 1982 | Official Website: oouagoiwoye.edu.ng

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Paul University, Awka Anambra

Paul University is a Private University located at 1 Nnamdi Azikiwe Avenue; PMB 6074 Awka in Anambra State, Nigeria and established in 2009 | Official Website: pauluniversity.edu.ng

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University of Port Harcourt (UNIPORT)

University of Port Harcourt is a Federal University located at East/West Road, Choba Port Harcourt in Rivers State, Nigeria and established in 1975 | Official Website: uniport.edu.ng

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Plateau State University, Bokkos (PLASU)

Plateau State University is a State University located at Bokkos in Plateau State, Nigeria and established in 2005 | Official Website: plasu.edu.ng

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Nigeria Police Academy, Wudil (NPA)

Nigeria Police Academy is a Federal University located at Wudil in Kano State, Nigeria and established in 2013 | Official Website: polac.edu.ng

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Redeemer’s University, Nigeria (RUN)

Redeemer’s University of Nigeria is a Private University located at Km 46 Lagos – Ibadan Expressway, PO Box 7914 Mowe in Ogun State, Nigeria and established in 2005 | Official Website: run.edu.ng

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Ritman University, Ikot Ekpene

Ritman University is a Private University located at 104B Umuahia Road Ikot Ekpene in Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria and established in 2015 | Official Website: ritmanuniversity.edu.ng

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Rivers State University (RSU)

Rivers State University is a State University located at Private Mailbox 5080, Nkpoku Oroworukwo Port Harcourt in Rivers State, Nigeria and established in 1980 Origins date back to 1972 | Official Website: rsu.edu.ng

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Salem University, Lokoja Kogi State

Salem University is a Private University located at Lokoja in Kogi State, Nigeria and established in 2007 | Official Website: salemuniversity.edu.ng

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Samuel Adegboyega University (SAU)

Samuel Adegboyega University is a Private University located at Ehor-Ogwa Road Ogwa in Edo State, Nigeria and established in 2011 | Official Website: sau.edu.ng

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Sokoto State University (SOSU)

Sokoto State University is a State University located at Sokoto in Sokoto State, Nigeria and established in 2009 | Official Website: ssu.edu.ng

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Sule Lamido University, Kafin Hausa (SLUK)

Sule Lamido University is a Private University located at Kafin Hausa in Jigawa State, Nigeria and established in 2013 | Official Website: slu.edu.ng

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Spiritan University, Nneochi (SUN)

Spiritan University is a Private University located at Umunneochi in Abia State, Nigeria and established in 2017 | Official Website: spiritanuniversity.edu.ng

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Tai Solarin University of Education, Ijebu Ode (TASUED)

Tai Solarin University of Education is a State University located at Ijebu-Ode in Ogun State, Nigeria and established in 2005 | Official Website: tasued.edu.ng

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Taraba State University, Jalingo (TASU)

Taraba State University is a State University located at Jalingo in Taraba State, Nigeria and established in 2008 | Official Website: tsuniversity.edu.ng

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Usmanu Dan Fodio University (UDUSOK)

Usmanu Dan Fodio University is a Federal University located at Sokoto in Sokoto State, Nigeria and established in 1975 | Official Website: udusok.edu.ng

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Umaru Musa Yar’adua University Katsina (UMYU)

Umaru Musa Yar’adua University is a State University located at Dutsinma Road Katsina in Katsina State, Nigeria and established in 2006 | Official Website: umyu.edu.ng

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University of Africa Toru Orua, Bayelsa State (UAT)

University of Africa Toru Orua, Bayelsa State is a State University located at Sagbama LGA Toru-Orua in Bayelsa State, Nigeria and established in 2016 | Official Website: uat.edu.ng/public/

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Kings University, Ode Omu (UNIKINGS)

Kings University is a Private University located at Ode-Omu in Osun State, Nigeria and established in 2015 | Official Website: kingsuniversity.edu.ng

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Osun State University, Osogbo (UNIOSUN)

Osun State University is a State University located at Oke Baale; PMB 4494 Oshogbo in Osun State, Nigeria and established in 2006 | Official Website: uniosun.edu.ng

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University of Uyo (UNIUYO)

University of Uyo is a Federal University located at Uyo in Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria and established in 1991 | Official Website: uniuyo.edu.ng

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Yobe State University, Damaturu (YSU)

Yobe State University is a State University located at Km 7, Gujba Road; PMB 1144 Damaturu in Yobe State, Nigeria and established in 2006 | Official Website: ysu.edu.ng

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Zamfara State University (ZASU)

Zamfara State University is a State University located at Talata Mafara in Zamfara State, Nigeria and established in 2001

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