List Of Top Ten 10 Polytechnics In Nigeria


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List Of Top Ten 10 Polytechnics In Nigeria
Posted on: August 05, 2015, 02:20:47 PM
Yaba College of Technology Lagos was
established in 1947 as an immediate
successor to Yaba Higher College. It attained
autonomous status in 1969 by virtue of
Decree 23 which granted it the mandate to
provide full time and part time courses of
instruction and training in technology, applied
science, commerce and management and in
such other fields of applied learning relevant
to the needs of the development of Nigeria in
the areas of industrial and agricultural
production and distribution; and for research
in the development and adaptation of
Yaba College of Technology is structured into
eight schools and thirty-four academic
departments with a total of sixty-four
accredited programmes, which cut across the
ND, HND and Post-HND Levels. The college
also offers certificate courses.
YABATECH as the college is popularly called
also offers B.Sc (Ed) courses in Technical
and Vocational Education and Post
Graduates Diploma in Engineering. The two
programmes are run in conjunction with the
University of Nigeria, Nsukka and the Federal
University of Technology, Akure, respectively.
Yaba College of Technology is the first higher
institution in Nigeria to establish a full-
fledged centre for Entrepreneurship
Development, with strong linkages with the
world of commerce and industry. The centre
offers compulsory courses which must be
taken by all students throughout their stay in
the college.
2. Nekede poly
Federal Polytechnic Nekede Owerri, Imo
state. Has always been on top of the chart
for about three years in a roll. But his year
they have been the throne by YabaTech. The
Federal Polytechnic, Nekede Owerri started in
1978 as the College of Technology, Owerri. It
was established by the Imo State
Government through Edict No.16 of April
1978. It took off at its temporary site at the
premises of Government Technical College
(GTC), Owerri along Egbu Road in the same
year. In 1981, the institution moved to its
present and permanent location at Nekede in
3. Ibadan poly
The Polytechnic, Ibadan the citadel of
Academic excellence in Nigeria. Established
in 1970 as a successor to the erstwhile
Technical College, Ibadan, The Polytechnic
Ibadan has been in the business of training,
imparting knowledge and building career.
The primary function of the Polytechnic is to
provide for students training and
development of techniques in applied science,
engineering, environmental science, financial
studies and business and communication
The Polytechnic has been producing majorly
middle-level manpower that has been
making valuable contributions to the social
and economic development of the country in
these fields. Furthermore, our conducive and
secure environment coupled with sporting
and recreational facilities offer a superb
treatment for you.
4. Auchi poly
Auchi Polytechnic is one of the leading
Polytechnics in the country, in one of the
most vibrant and cosmopolitan towns in
Nigeria. For further enquiries and request
contact the MIS Office: email
[email protected]
5. Laspotech
Lagos state polytechnic is a school of
international standard, It is basically
conceived to train young Nigerians and
international Community to attain their full
potentials and develop cutting-edge insights
and foresight needed to perform at their
vintage best in their future careers and to be
a positive influence in the society.
6. Osun poly ire
Osun State Polytechnic Iree,The institution
was established by Osun State act of
parliament on 12th October 1992. The focus
of the institution is to provide enabling
environment for the teaming youths to
acquire skills that will promote technological
7. Fed poly ilaro
The Federal Polytechnic, Ilaro was
established by Decree No.33 of July 25,
1979. It was opened to students on
November 15, 1979 on a temporary site
provided by its host community, the ancient
town of Ilaro, Ogun State. The first site of the
Polytechnic was the premises of the Anglican
Grammar School, Ilaro about half a kilometre
from Ilaro township junction. The Polytechnic
was on this temporary site till 1983 when it
moved to its permanent site along Ilaro/Oja-
Odan Road, about three kilometres from Ilaro
township. It is also about 60 kilometres from
Idiroko, a Nigerian Boarder town with Benin
Republic. Ilaro town itself is an ancient town,
land locked between Lagos and Abeokuta,
the capital of Ogun State. The Polytechnic
occupies a total of 898.116 hectares land
area on its permanent site.
8. Imo poly
Imo State Polytechnic is a higher education
institute in Umuagwo, Imo State, Nigeria. It
was established in 1978 as the Michael
Okpara College of Agriculture, Umuagwo and
was upgraded to a Polytechnic status,
renamed as the Imo State Polytechnic,
Umuagwo in 2007. The institution provides
courses, training and research in all branches
of Agriculture, Management Sciences,
Engineering and Food Sciences. The
institution is certified to award National
Diploma and Higher National Diploma
9. Oko poly
The Institution which is today known as
Federal Polytechnic, Oko, was approved by
the Anambra State Government in 1979 as a
College of Arts and Science. In June, 1980,
the Institution was upgraded to a College of
Arts, Science and Technology. And in 1985,
an Edict of the Anambra State Government
formalized the status of the College as a
Polytechnic and named it Anambra State
Polytechnic, Oko.
10. Kaduna poly
The idea to start a Technical Institution in
Northern Nigeria started as far back as 1951,
which resulted into the establishment of
Kaduna Technical Institute in 1956. The
establishment of Technical Institute, Kaduna
was as a result of the acceptance by the
British Government on the recommendation
of the Higher Education Commission, which
suggested the upgrading of Yaba Higher
College to Technical Institute and proposed
Technical Institutes in Kaduna and Enugu.
Kaduna Polytechnic outside the Ahmadu
Bello University (ABU) Zaria is known to be
the biggest higher institution in Nigeria. For
the avoidance of doubt, the comparison
includes all other polytechnics, universities,
colleges of education and other centers of
higher educational pursuits in the country. It
is also rated as the largest technical
institution in Africa. It is a large institution in
physical size and numerical strength of
students and staff population and in the
number of programmes it runs. It is a
polytechnic built on four campuses, each
campus is as big as many higher institutions
in the country.
In Nigeria there are other many great
university, but for the purpose of this article
we have only listed the top ten (10) best
polytechnics in Nigeria