List of polytechnics in Nigeria

Polytechnics in Nigeria play a pivotal role in the country’s educational landscape, offering a diverse range of technical and vocational programs. These institutions are regulated by the Nigerian Federal Ministry of Education, with most being government-owned. A notable feature is the increasing trend of some polytechnics now awarding degrees. This article aims to provide an insightful overview of various polytechnics across Nigeria, shedding light on their locations, types, and status.


Types of Polytechnics

Polytechnics in Nigeria exhibit diversity in ownership and classification. The two primary classifications are Federal and State polytechnics, with some being privately owned (private polytechnics).


Federal polytechnics, often funded by the national government, maintain a broad scope of programs. Meanwhile, State polytechnics cater to the educational needs within their respective regions, contributing to local development.

List of Federal Polytechnics In Nigeria

01Akanu Ibiam Federal Polytechnic Unwana, P.M.B 1007, Afikpo, Ebonyi
02Auchi Polytechnic, Auchi, Edo
03Federal Polytechnic Ado Ekiti, Ekiti
04Federal Polytechnic Bali, Taraba
05Federal Polytechnic Bauchi, P.M. B 231, Bauchi
06Federal Polytechnic Bida, P.M.B 55, Niger
07Federal Polytechnic Damaturu, P.M.B 1006, Yobe
08Federal Polytechnic, Daura, Katsina State 
09Federal Polytechnic Ede, Osun
10Federal Polytechnic Ekowe, Bayelsa
11Federal Polytechnic Idah P.M.B 1035, Kogi
12Federal Polytechnic Ilaro, P.M.B 50, Ogun
13Federal Polytechnic Ile-Oluji, Ondo
14Federal Polytechnic Kaura Namoda, P.M.B, 1012, Zamfara
15Federal Polytechnic Kaltungo, Gombe State 
16Federal Polytechnic Mubi, PMB 35 Mubi, Adamawa
17Federal Polytechnic Nasarawa, P.M.B. 01 Nasarawa
18Federal Polytechnic Nekede, P.M.B 1036, Owerri, Imo
19Federal Polytechnic Offa, P.M.B 420, Kwara
20Federal Polytechnic Oko, Anambra
21Federal Polytechnic of Oil and Gas Bonny, Rivers
22Federal Polytechnic Ukana,P.M.B 2014Akwa Ibom State
23Hussaini Adamu Federal Polytechnic, P.M.B 5004, Kazaure Jigawa
24Kaduna Polytechnic,
25National Institute of Construction Technology
26Waziri Umaru Federal Polytechnic, P.M.B. 1034, Birnin
27Yaba College of Technology, P.M.B. 2011, Yaba, Lagos
28Federal Polytechnic Ayede, Oyo State 
29Federal Polytechnic Munguno, Borno State 
30Federal Polytechnic N’yak, Shendam, Plateau State 
31Federal Polytechnic Ohodo, Enugu State 
32Federal Polytechnic Ugep, Cross Rivers State 
33Federal Polytechnic Wannune, Benue State 
34Airforce Institute of Technology (AFIT),NAF Base
35Petroleum Training Institute Effurun
P.M.B 20, Effurun. Delta State
36Nigerian Army Institute of Technology and Environmental Science (NAITES)
37Nigerian College of Aviation Technology (NCAT), Sokoto Road, Zaria, Kaduna StateEmail:
+2347015099833 (Academic Affairs)
+2347015099843 (Information Unit)

List of State Polytechnics In Nigeria

1.Abdu Gusau Polytechnic, Talata Mafara P.M.B. 1021, Talata Mafara, Zamfara State.
2.Abia State Polytechnic, Aba,P.M.B. 7166, Aba, Abia State.
3.Abraham Adesanya Polytechnic, Dogbolu/Akanran Ibadan Road, Atikori, Ijebu Igbo, P.M.B. 1020, Ijebu-Igbo, Ogun State.
4.Abubakar Tatari Ali Polytechnic, Bauchi,Jos Rd, Bauchi, Bauchi State.
5.Adamawa State Polytechnic, Yola,P.M.B. 2146, Yola,Adamawa State.
6.Adeseun Ogundoyin Polytechnic, Eruwa(Formerly Ibarapa Polytechnic Eruwa)
PMB 1015 EruwaOyo State
7.Akwa Ibom State College of Art & Science, Nung Ukim,P.M.B. 1044, Akwa Ibom State.
8.Akwa Ibom State Polytechnic,Ikot Osurua, Ikot -Ekpene,Akwa Ibom State.
9.Anambra State Polytechnic, PMB 002, Mgbakwu,  Anambra State
10.Bayelsa State Polytechnic, Aleibiri, P.M.B 168 Ekeremor
11.Benue State Polytechnic, Ugbokolo,P.M.B. 01 Ugbokolo, Benue State.
12.Binyaminu Usman Polytechnic, Hadejia,Jigawa State
13.Cross River State Institute of Technology And Management (CRITM)
Km 95, Ikom-Calabar Highway
PMB 016
Cross River State, Nigeria.
14.D.S. Adegbenro ICT Polytechnic, Itori-Ewekoro,P.M.B. 5026, Ifo, Ogun State.
15.Delta State Polytechnic, Ogwashi-Uku,P.M.B. 1030, Ogwashi-Uku,Delta State.
16.Delta State Polytechnic, Otefe-Oghara, P.M.B. 03, Otefe-Oghara, Delta State
17.Delta State Polytechnic, Ozoro,P.M.B. 05, Ozoro, Delta State.
18.Delta State School of Marine Technology, Burutu,P.M.B. 1060, Warri, Delta State.+2348023286056,
19.Edo State Polytechnic, Usen.P.M.B. 1104, Benin City, Edo State.
20.Ekiti State College of Agriculture and Technology, Isan Ekiti, Ekiti State
21.Enugu State Polytechnic, Iwollo
22.Gateway Polytechnic, SaapadeProf. Wole Soyinka Way, Saapade Estate, P.M.B. 2003, Isara Ode-Remo, Ogun State.
23.Hassan Usman Katsina Polytechnic (HUK),P.M.B. 2052, Katsina, Nigeria.
24.Imo State Polytechnic, Umuagwo, Ohaji, P.M.B. 1472, Umuagwo, Ohaji Owerri,Imo State
25.Institute of Management and Technology, Enugu,P.M.B 01079, Enugu, Enugu State.
26.Isa Mustapha Agwai Polytechnic Lafia,(Formerly, Nasarawa State Polytechnic, Lafia)
P. M. B. 109, Lafia, Nasarawa State.
27.Jigawa State Polytechnic, DutseBlock 40-42, Old Secretariat,
P.M.B. 7040, Dutse, Jigawa State.
28.Kano State Polytechnic, Kano,
P.M.B. 3401, Kano, Kano State.
29.Ken Sarowiwa Polytechnic, Bori,
P.M.B. 20, Bori, Rivers State.
30.Kogi State Polytechnic, Lokoja,
P.M.B. 1101, Lokoja Kogi State.
31.Kwara State Polytechnic, Ilorin
P.M.B. 1375, Ilorin, Kwara State.
32.Lagos State Polytechnic, Ikorodu,
P.M.B. 21606, Ikeja, Lagos, Lagos State.
33.Mai-Idris Alooma Polytechnic, Geidam,
P.M.B. 1020 Geidam, Yobe State.
34.Moshood Abiola Polytechnic, Abeokuta
P.M.B. 2210, Abeokuta, Ogun
35.Nasarawa State College of Agriculture and Technology, Lafia,
PMB 033, Lafia, Nasarawa State
36.Niger State Polytechnic, Zungeru,
P.M.B. 1 Zungeru, Niger State.
37Nuhu Bamalli Polytechnic, Zaria,
P.M.B. 1061 Zaria Kaduna State.
38.Ogun State Institute of Technology, Igbesa
Oba Adesola Market Road,
P.M.B. 2005, Igbesa, Ogun State.
39.Ogun State Polytechnic, Ipokia(Ogun State Government is yet to decide on the fate of the Institution following the reinstatement of Moshood Abiola Polytechnic (MAPOLY) Abeokuta
40Oke-Ogun Polytechnic, Shaki,Oyo State
41Osun State College of Technology,P.M.B. 1011, Esa – Oke, Osun State.
42Osun State Polytechnic, Iree,P.M.B. 301, Iree, Osun State.
43Oyo State College of Agriculture and Technology, Igbo Ora
44Plateau State Polytechnic, Barkin-Ladi,P.M.B. 02023, Jos, Plateau State.
45Port-Harcourt PolytechnicP.M.B. 5936, Port-Harcourt,Rivers State.
46Ramat Polytechnic, Maiduguri,P.M.B. 1070, Maiduguri,Borno State.
47Rufus Giwa Polytechnic, Owo,P.M.B. 1019 Owo Ondo State.
48Taraba State Polytechnic, Suntai
49The Polytechnic Ibadan,P.M.B. 22, Ibadan, Oyo State.
50Umaru Ali Shinkafi Polytechnic, Sokoto,P.M.B. 2356 Sokoto, Sokoto State.
51Zamfara State College of Arts and Science, Sani Abacha Way, Sokoto Road, P.M.B. 1107, Gusau

List of Private Polytechnics In Nigeria

1Al-Hikma Polytechnic Karu
1st Close, Off Tafawa Balewa Street,
Before Al-Hikma International Acadeny
P.O. Box 453 Mararaba Gurku, Karu,
Nasarawa State
2Allover Central Polytechnic, Sango Ota,
Plot 3A & B Abiodun Popoola Street,
Sango Ota, Ogun State.
3Ajayi Polytechnic
Ikere Ekiti,
Ekiti State
4Ashi Polytechnic
Anyiin, Logo Local Government
P.M.B 102098
Benue State
08020532524, 07054987111
5Best Solution Polytechnic, Akure
KM 8 Akure – Ondo Road
P.O. Box 518
Ondo State
 Bellarks Polytechnic
Temporary Site:
KM 4, Kwale – Asaba Expressway, beside Lococoon Hotels, Kwale Delta State
P.M.B. 003 Kwale Delta State
08106703725, 08134053736
6Bolmor Polytechnic, GPO Box 11221 Dugbe, Ibadan, Oyo State.
7Calvary Polytechnic, Owa-Oyibu
Delta State
8Citi Polytechnic
Plot 182, Hillside Extension
Dutse-Dawaki Road
Dutse Alhaji
FCT Abuja
9Coastal Polytechnic Apapa
P.O.Box 4335
Apapa Lagos
10Covenant Polytechnic, Aba,
P.M.B. 7065, Aba/Owerri Road, Abayi, Aba
Abia State.
11Crown Polytechnic, Ado-Ekiti
P.M.B. 5424, Km 10, Ilawe Road, Odo,
Ekiti State
12Dorben Polytechnic, Abuja,
P. O. Box 6322 Garki, Bwari, Abuja.
13Eastern Polytechnic
80c. Igwuruta Road (Tank), Rumuokwurusi, P.O. Box 12667 Port Harcourt, Rivers State.
14Enville Institute of Management and Technology
Take Off Site:
4, Osho Street, Off Opebi/Oregun Link Road
P.M.B 8638
Ikeja, Lagos
Permanent Site
Off Itokin Road, Epe LGA
Lagos State
08033151233, 07069772199
15Fidei Polytechnic, Gboko
P.M.B. 185, Km 8 Gboko-Aliade Road, Benue State.
16Gboko Polytechnic, Gboko,
PMB 131, Gboko
Benue State
17Global Polytechnic, Akure,
Ondo State
18Grace Polytechnic, Surulere,
P.O. Box 9067, Lagos State.
19Graceland Polytechnic, Offa
Oyeleke College Road
Off Irra Road
P.O.Box 4441
Offa, Kwara State
08054293939, 08038102114
20Grundtvig Polytechnic
KM 11 Onitsha-Owerri Expressway
Oba Anambra State
21Harry Pass Polytechnic
Tse Usen Mkar Gboko
Benue State
22Heritage Polytechnic, Ikot Udota, Eket,
Akwa Ibom State
23Ibadan City Polytechnic,
Alakia-Isebo/Iyana Church Road
PMB 10426, Ibadan
Oyo State
0708 459 3012
24I-CON Universal Polytechnic Osogbo
Osun State
25Igbajo Polytechnic, Igbajo
P.M.B. 303, Osun State.
26Ihechukwu Madubuike Institute of Technology
Isuochi, Abia State
27Interlink Polytechnic, Ijebu-Jesa,
Km 1, Ado-Ekiti Road
P.M.B. 5060, Ijebu-Jesa, Osun State
28Iwo City Polytechnic, Iwo
Osun State
29Kalac Christal Polytechnic,
1A, Sikiru Adewale Street, Opposite Shoprite, Sangotedo, Lekki, Lagos State.
08033062214, 08036887077;
30Kings Polytechnic, Ubiaja,
Edo State
31Landmark Polytechnic
Ayetoro/Itele Via Ayobo
Ado Odo Ota LGA
Ogun State
32Lagos City Polytechnic, Ikeja,
P.M.B. 21200, Ikeja, Lagos State.
33Lens Polytechnic
Kilometer 2 Irra Road
Beside Naval Base
Offa, Kwara State
34Lighthouse Polytechnic,
Sunshine Hills Evbuobanosa
Km 3, Asaba Road,
P.M.B. 1724, Benin City, Edo State
35Marist Polytechnic, Umuchigbo, Iji-Nike,
Enugu State
36Mater Dei Polytechnic
Ugwuoba Town
Oji River LGA
Enugu State
37Nacabs Polytechnic, Akwanga
P.M.B. 001 Akwanga, Nasarawa State
38Nogak Polytechnic, Ikom,
Cross Rivers State
39Novelty Polytechnic Kishi
KM 3 Ilorin Road
P.M.B 03 Kishi
Oyo State
40Our Saviour Institute of Science, Agriculture & Technology, Enugu,
P.M.B. 01161, Enugu, Enugu State.
41Prime Polytechnic, Jida Bassa, Ajaokuta,
Kogi State.
42Redeemers College of Technology and Management (RECTEM)
KM 46 Lagos – Ibadan Expressway
Mowe, Ogun State
+234 1  453 6229
+234 808 459 0371
+234 811 767 0767
43Ronik Polytechnic, Ejigbo,
P.M.B. 21764, Ikeja, Lagos, Lagos State.,
44Saf Polytechnic,
P.O. Box 55
Oyo State.
45Savanah Institute of Technology
Ishieke Junction
Enugu-Abakaliki Expressway
Abakaliki, Ebonyi State
46Shaka Polytechnic
No1 Prince Shaka Momodu Street, Ogiso, Off M.M. Way, P.M.B. 1240, Benin City, Edo State.
47Speedway Polytechnic
7/20 Igbehinadun Street
Off Odozi Street
Osoba Ojudu, Ogun State
48St. Mary Polytechnic, Kwamba,
P.M.B 418, Suleja, Niger State
49Stars Polytechnic
Ogun State
50Southern Atlantic Polytechnic
KM 50, Airport Road
Uyo – Akwa Ibom State
51Sure Foundation Polytechnic, Ikot Akai,
Ukanafun LGA,
Akwa Ibom State
52Temple Gate Polytechnic, Abayi, Osisioma, P. O. Box 3448, Aba, Abia State.
53The Polytechnic, Igbo-Owu, Kwara State
54The Polytechnic, Ile Ife,
P.M.B. 009, O.A.U. Ile-Ife, Osun State.
55The Polytechnic Iresi
(Formerly College of Technology, Iresi)
Osun State
56The Polytechnic Otada Adoka,
P.O.Box 280 Otukpo, Benue State
57Timeon Kairos Polytechnic Lagos
326 Abeokuta Expressway, Super Cola Bus Stop
Oko Oba via Abule Egba Lagos
08125259754, 08081283332
58Tower Polytechnic, Ibadan,
136, Liberty Road,
P.O. Box 13039 G.P.O,
Dugbe, Ibadan.
59Trinity Polytechnic Uyo,
Akwa Ibom State
60Uma Ukpai Polytechnic,
Asaga Ohafia, Abia State
61Uyo City Polytechnic, P.M.B. 1067,
Uyo, Akwa Ibom State
62Valley View Polytechnic, Ohafia
Abia State
63Villanova Polytechnic, Imesi-Ile
(Formerly The Polytechnic, Imesi-Ile)
Km 2, Imesi-Ile/Igbajo Road, Osun State.
64Wolex Polytechnic, Iwo.
1Km. 2, Iwo-Ejigbo Road,
P.O. Box 255, Osun State.

List of All Polytechnics in Nigeria

Abuja FCTDorben PolytechnicPolytechnicAbujaPrivate
Abuja FCTCiti PolytechnicPolytechnicAbujaPrivate
Abia StateAbia State PolytechnicPolytechnicAbaState
Adamawa StateAdamawa State PolytechnicPolytechnicYolaState
Adamawa StateFederal Polytechnic, MubiPolytechnicMubiFederal
Akwa Ibom StateAkwa Ibom State PolytechnicPolytechnicIkot EkpeneState
Akwa Ibom StateAkwa Ibom State College of EducationCollegeAfaha NsitState
Akwa Ibom StateFoundation College of TechnologyInnovation polytechnicIkot EkpenePrivate
Akwa Ibom StateHeritage PolytechnicPolytechnicEketPrivate
Akwa Ibom StateMaritime Academy of NigeriaCollegeOronFederal
Akwa Ibom StateSouthern Atlantic PolytechnicPolytechnicUyoPrivate
Anambra StateEkwenugo Okeke PolytechnicPolytechnicUliState
Anambra StateAnambra State polytechnic, MgbakwupolytechnicMgbakwustate
Anambra StateFederal Polytechnic, OkoPolytechnicOkoFederal
Anambra StateThe UA College of Science and Technology, IsuofiaInnovation PolytechnicAnambraPrivate
Bauchi StateAbubakar Tafari Ali PolytechnicPolytechnicBauchiState
Bauchi StateFederal Polytechnic, BauchiPolytechnicBauchiFederal
Bayelsa StateBayelsa State College of Arts and SciencePolytechnicState
Bayelsa StateFederal Polytechnic Ekowe Bayelsa StatePolytechnicEkoweFederal
Benue StateBenue State PolytechnicPolytechnicugbokoloState
Benue StateAkperan Orshi College of AgricultureAgriculturalYandewState
Borno StateMohamet Lawan College of AgricultureAgriculturalBornoState
Borno StateRamat PolytechnicPolytechnicMaiduguriState
Cross River StateIbrahim Babangida College of AgricultureAgriculturalObubraState
Cross River StateDivine Polytechnic, MkpaniPolytechnicMkpaniPrivate
Delta StateDelta State Polytechnic (three institutions)PolytechnicOtefe-Oghara/Ogwashi-UkwuState
Delta StatePetroleum Training InstituteMiscellaneousEffurunFederal
Ebonyi StateAkanu Ibiam Federal PolytechnicPolytechnicUnwanaFederal
Ebonyi StateFederal College of Agriculture, IshiaguAgriculturalIshiaguFederal
Ebonyi StateSavannah Institute of TechnologyCollegeIshiekePrivate
Edo StateEdo State Polytechnic UsenPolytechnicUsenState
Edo StateAuchi PolytechnicPolytechnicAuchiFederal
Edo StateKings PolytechnicPolytechnicUbiajaPrivate
Edo StateShaka PolytechnicPolytechnicBenin cityPrivate
Ekiti StateFederal Polytechnic, Ado-EkitiPolytechnicAdo EkitiFederal
Enugu StateEnugu State PolytechnicPolytechnicIwolloState
Enugu StateFederal School of Dental Technology & TherapyCollegeEnuguFederal
Enugu StateInstitute of Management Technology, EnuguPolytechnicEnuguState
Enugu StateOur Saviour Institute of Science and TechnologyPolytechnicEnuguPrivate
Imo StateFederal College of Land Resources Technology, OwerriMiscellaneousOwerriFederal
Imo StateFederal Polytechnic, NekedePolytechnicNekedeFederal
Abia StateTemple Gate PolytechnicPolytechnicAbaPrivate
Imo StateImo State PolytechnicPolytechnicUmuagwoState
Imo StateImo State Technological Skills Acquisition CenterPolytechnic
Jigawa StateHussaini Adamu Federal PolytechnicPolytechnicKazaureFederal
Jigawa StateHussani Adamu PolytechnicPolytechnicJigawaState
Kaduna StateCollege of Agriculture and Animal ScienceAgriculturalKadunaFederal
Kaduna StateNigerian Institute of Leather and Science TechnologyMiscellaneousZariaFederal
Kaduna StateFederal College of Forestry MechanisationMiscellaneousAfakaFederal
Kaduna StateKaduna PolytechnicPolytechnicKadunaFederal
Kaduna StateNigerian College of Aviation TechnologyMiscellaneousZariaFederal
Kaduna Statefederal school of statistics ManchokMiscellaneousManchokIbadanEnuguFederal
Kaduna StateNuhu Bamalli PolytechnicPolytechnicZariaState
Kaduna StateSamaru College of AgricultureAgriculturalZariaFederal
Kano StateAudu Bako School of AgricultureAgriculturalDambattaState
Kano StateKano State PolytechnicPolytechnicKanoState
Kano StateMohammed Abdullahi Wase PolytechnicPolytechnickanoState
Katsina StateHassan Usman Katsina PolytechnicPolytechnicKatsinaState
Kebbi StateCollege of Agriculture, ZuruAgriculturalZuruState
Kebbi StateFederal Polytechnic, Birnin-KebbiPolytechnicBirnin KebbiFederal
Kebbi StateKebbi State PolytechnicPolytechnicKebbiState
Kogi StateCollege of Agriculture, KabbaAgriculturalKabbaFederal
Kogi StateFederal Polytechnic, IdahPolytechnicIdahFederal
Kogi StateKogi State PolytechnicPolytechnicLokojaState
Kwara StateFederal Polytechnic, OffaPolytechnicOffaFederal
Kwara StateKwara State PolytechnicPolytechnicKwaraState
Lagos StateCoastal PolytechnicPolytechnicApapaPrivate
Lagos StateFederal College of Fisheries and Marine TechnologyMiscellaneousLagosFederal
Lagos StateGrace PolytechnicPolytechnicLagosPrivate
Lagos StateLagos City PolytechnicPolytechnicLagosPrivate
Lagos StateLagos State University of Science and TechnologyPolytechnicLagosState
Lagos StateRonik PolytechnicPolytechnicLagosPrivate
Lagos StateSchool of Agriculture, IkoroduAgriculturalIkoroduState
Lagos StateWavecrest College of HospitalityMonotechnicLagosPrivate
Lagos StateWolex PolytechnicPolytechnicLagosPrivate
Lagos StateYaba College of TechnologyPolytechnicLagosFederal
Nasarawa StateCollege of Agriculture, LafiaAgriculturalLafiaState
Nasarawa StateMaurid Institute of Management & Technology, NasarawaPolytechnicNasarawaPrivate
Nasarawa StateFederal Polytechnic NasarawaPolytechnicNasarawaFederal
Nasarawa StateNasarawa State PolytechnicPolytechnicLafiaState
Niger StateFederal College of Fresh Water Fisheries TechnologyCollegeNew BussaFederal
Niger StateFederal College of Wildlife ManagementMiscellaneousNew BussaFederal
Niger StateFederal Polytechnic, BidaPolytechnicBidaFederal
Niger StateNiger State College of AgricultureAgriculturalMokwaState
Niger StateNiger State PolytechnicPolytechnicZungeruState
Ogun StateAbraham Adesanya PolytechnicPolytechnicIjebu-IgboState
Ogun StateAllover Central PolytechnicPolytechnicSango-OtaPrivate
Ogun StateFederal Polytechnic, IlaroPolytechnicIlaroFederal
Ogun StateGateway Polytechnic SaapadePolytechnicSaapadeState
Ogun StateMoshood Abiola PolytechnicPolytechnicAbeokutaState
Ogun StateOgun State Institute of technologyyPolytechnicIgbesaState
Ogun StateOgun State College of Health TechnologyPolytechnicIlese-IjebuState
Ondo StateRufus Giwa PolytechnicPolytechnicOwoState
Osun StateFederal Polytechnic, EdePolytechnicEdeFederal
Osun StateOsun State College of TechnologyPolytechnicEsa-OkeState
Osun StateOsun State PolytechnicPolytechnicIreeState
Osun StateIgbajo Polytechnic, IgbajoPolytechnicIgbajoPrivate
Osun StateIwo City Polytechnic, IwoPolytechnicIwoPrivate
Osun StateWolex Polytechnic, IwoPolytechnicIwoPrivate
Osun StatePolytechnic Ile-IfePolytechnicIle-IfePrivate
Osun StateInterlink PolytechnicPolytechnicIjebu-JesaPrivate
Osun StateSouthern Nigeria Institute of Innovative Technology (SNIITPOLY)PolytechnicIfewaraPrivate
Osun StateVillanova Polytechnic Imesi Ile (Formerly- The Polytechnic, Imesi Ile)PolytechnicImesi IlePrivate
Osun StateOffer Centre Institute of AgricultureAgriculturalIwoPrivate
Oyo StateFederal College of Animal Health & Production TechnologyPolytechnicIbadanFederal
Oyo StateFederal College of Forestry, IbadanCollegeIbadanFederal
Oyo StateFederal Polytechnic AyedePolytechnicIbadanFederal
Oyo StateNovelty Polytechnic, KishiPolytechnicKishiPrivate
Oyo StateThe Polytechnic, IbadanPolytechnicIbadanState
Oyo StateThe Kings Poly, Shaki, OyoPolytechnicShaki, OyoPrivate
Oyo StateTower Polytechnic, IbadanPolytechnicIbadanPrivate
Oyo StateThe Oke-Ogun Polytechnic, SakiPolytechnicSakiState
Plateau StateFederal College of Animal Health and Production Technology, VomAgriculturalVomFederal
Plateau StateFederal College of Education, PankshinCollegePankshinFederal
Plateau StateFederal College of Forestry. JosCollegeJosFederal
Plateau StateFederal College of Land Resources Technology, KuruCollegeJosFederal
Plateau StatePlateau State College of AgricultureAgriculturalPlateauState
Plateau StatePlateau State PolytechnicPolytechnicBarkin-LadiState
Rivers StateEastern PolytechnicPolytechnicPort HarcourtPrivate
Rivers StatePort Harcourt Polytechnic (Captain Elechi Amadi Polytechnic)PolytechnicPort HarcourtState
Rivers StateRivers State Polytechnic ( Kenule Beeson Saro-Wiwa Polytechnic )PolytechnicBoriState
Taraba StateCollege of Agriculture, JalingoAgriculturalJalingoState
Yobe StateFederal Polytechnic DamaturuPolytechnicDamaturuFederal
Yobe StateMai Idris Alooma PolytechnicPolytechnicGeidamState
Zamfara StateAbdul Gusau PolytechnicPolytechnicState
Zamfara StateFederal Polytechnic, NamodaPolytechnicKaura-NamodaFederal
Zamfara StateAbdul Gusau PolytechnicPolytechnicState
Source: Wikipedia

Notable Polytechnics in Nigeria

1. Dorben Polytechnic, Abuja

2. Federal Polytechnic, Mubi

  • Location: Mubi, Adamawa State
  • Type: Federal
  • Website

3. Akwa Ibom State Polytechnic

  • Location: Ikot Ekpene, Akwa Ibom State
  • Type: State
  • Website

4. Federal Polytechnic, Oko

  • Location: Oko, Anambra State
  • Type: Federal
  • Website

5. Kaduna Polytechnic

  • Location: Kaduna, Kaduna State
  • Type: Federal
  • Website

6. Yaba College of Technology

  • Location: Lagos, Lagos State
  • Type: Federal
  • Website

7. Federal Polytechnic, Ede

  • Location: Ede, Osun State
  • Type: Federal
  • Website

8. The Polytechnic, Ibadan

  • Location: Ibadan, Oyo State
  • Type: State
  • Website

9. Plateau State Polytechnic

  • Location: Barkin-Ladi, Plateau State
  • Type: State
  • Website

10. Port Harcourt Polytechnic (Captain Elechi Amadi Polytechnic)

  • Location: Port Harcourt, Rivers State
  • Type: State
  • Website


In conclusion, the polytechnic landscape in Nigeria is diverse and dynamic, offering a plethora of educational opportunities. From private institutions like Dorben Polytechnic to federal giants like Kaduna Polytechnic, each plays a crucial role in shaping the academic and professional future of countless individuals. As these polytechnics continue to evolve, Nigeria can look forward to a well-educated and skilled workforce that contributes significantly to the nation’s growth and development.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Q1: How are polytechnics in Nigeria regulated?

Polytechnics in Nigeria are regulated by the Nigerian Federal Ministry of Education.

Q2: What is the academic year structure for polytechnics in Nigeria?

The academic year for polytechnics in Nigeria typically runs from October to September.

Q3: Are there polytechnics in Nigeria that award degrees?

Yes, there is a growing trend where some polytechnics in Nigeria now award degrees.

Key Points and Insights

  • Polytechnics in Nigeria are regulated by the Nigerian Federal Ministry of Education.
  • Most polytechnics are owned by the Federal or State governments.
  • Some polytechnics are transitioning to award degrees.
  • English is the medium of instruction, and the academic year spans from October to September.


  1. Federal Ministry of Education, Nigeria.
  2. Wikipedia


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