Postgraduate admission

ABU Postgraduate Admission List Out

abu postgraduate admissionThe first batch of postgraduate admission into Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) Zaria has been released. This admission is for entry into postgraduate studies for the 2021/2022 academic session.

Successful candidates can confirm their names on  ABU Postgraduate portal at  After filling the application number, the admission status can be confirmed.

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List of Authentic Postgraduate Universities in Nigeria

The Nigerian Education Agency overseeing university education, The National

University Commission NUC, has made a statement showing its concern about the proliferation of Postgraduate programme by many unaccredited universities and Institutions in Nigeria.

The National Universities Commission futher stated that qualifications/awards resulting therefrom are not recognized. NUC thus made a list of authentic universities qualified to run and award postgraduate degrees (postgraduate diploma, masters, PhD) in Nigeria as at 2012. It warned that Employers of labour, educational institutions and other stakeholders are to note that only certificates issued by these universities, for their approved programmes, are valid for employment, further studies and other purposes.

Federal Universities:

1. Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi
2. Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria
3. Bayero University, Kano
4. Federal University of Technology, Akure
5. Federal University of Technology, Minna
6. Federal University of Technology, Owerri
7. Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike
8. Modibbo Adama University of Technology, Yola
9. postgraduate universities in NigeriaNational Open University of Nigeria, Lagos.
10. Nigerian Defence Academy, Kaduna
11. Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka
12. Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife
13. University of Abuja, Gwagwalada
14. University of Agriculture, Abeokuta
15. University of Agriculture, Makurdi
16. University of Benin, Benin City
17. University of Calabar, Calabar
18. University of Ibadan, Ibadan
19. University of llorin, llorin
20. University of Jos, Jos
21. University of Lagos, Akoka
22. University of Maiduguri, Maiduguri
23. University of Nigeria, Nsukka
24. University of Port Harcourt, Port Harcourt
25. University of Uyo, Uyo
26. Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto.

State Universities:

1. Abia State University, Uturu
2. Adamawa State University, Mubi
3. Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba-Akoko 15. Lagos State University, Ojo.
4. Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma
5. Anambra State University, Uli
6. Benue State University, Makurdi
7. Cross River University of Technology, Calabar
8. Delta State University, Abraka
9. Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki
10. Ekiti State University, Ado-Ekiti
11. Enugu State University of Science and Technology, Enugu
12. Imo State University, Owerri
13. Kogi State University, Anyigba
14. Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso
16. Nasarawa State University, Keffi
17. Niger-Delta University, Wilberforce Island
18. Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago-Iwoye
19. Rivers State University of Science and Technology, Port Harcourt
20. Umaru Musa Yar’Adua University, Katsina
21. Gombe State University, Gombe
22. Ibrahim Babangida University, Lapai
23. Kano State University of Science and Technology, Wudil
24. Kebbi State University of Science and Technology, Aliero
25. Kwara State University Malete.

Private Universities:

1. African University of Science and Technology, Abuja
2. Al-Hikmah University, Ilorin (MSc only)
3. American University of Nigeria, Yola
4. Babcock University, Ilishan-Remo
5. Benson Idahosa University, Benin City
6. Bowen University, Iwo
7. Covenant University, Ota
8. Igbinedion University, Okada
9. Madonna University, Okija (MSc only)
10. Pan-African University, Lekki
11. Redeemer’s University, Mowe, Ogun State
12. Caleb University, Lagos
13. Joseph Ayo Babalola University, Ikeji-Arakeji, Osun State
14. Nigerian Turkish Nile University, Abuja
15. Afe Babalola University, Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti State
16. Lead City University, Ibadan (MSc only)
17. University of Mkar, Mkar (MSc only).



NEWS FLASH: ABU to graduate PG Students in Record Time

The Postgraduate school at Ahmadu Bello University is set to revamp its postgraduate education programme. This will allow Masters and PhD students finish their PG study at set time.