Top 10 Best Polytechnics In Nigeria 2018

Check Out The Top 10 Best Polytechnics In Nigeria 2017/2018 — The importance of education in our lives can not be over emphasized, most people prefer to study in the University why some resort to polytechnics for different reasons and one of the major reason is if their cut off mark is below University border line. There are currently several reputable polytechnics in Nigeria, both private and public, which offers quality education to the ever increasing youth population of Nigeria. This article contains the top 10 best polytechnics in Nigeria for those people who are searching for it.

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) receives millions of applications from a wide range of people each year for admission into polytechnics , if you take a good peek at our society today you will observe that no youth wants to sit at home while their colleagues are gaining admission into schools and making academic progress. While few of the youths who just acquired their SSCE are engaging themselves in handwork and learning their craft very well , others are busing seeking admission into different Universities and Polytechnics. This is why is it very important to get them acquainted with the best polytechnics in Nigeria.

To 10 Best Polytechnics In Nigeria 2017 /2018

1. Auchi Polytechnic

Auchi polytechnic is the best polytechnic in Nigeria today. The citadel of learning is situated in Edo state, Nigeria and it has produced many prominent scholars, engineers and scientists. Auchi Polytechnic is located in Auchi, Edo state, it emerged the winner in several national competitions. It emerged the winner of the Polytechnic Expo in 2008 and in 2012 came first in the best designs and fabrications. The learning institution was also awarded at the Minna exhibition for its crafts and woodworks. AP was founded in 1963 by the Edo State Government and in 1994, it was taken over by the Federal Government of Nigeria.

  • Type: Federal Polytechnic
  • Rector: Dr. (Mrs.) Philipa O. Idogho
  • Location: Auchi in Edo State

2. Yaba College of Technology

The second best poly in Nigeria is Yaba College of Technology. The polytechnic is located in Yaba, Lagos State and popularly recognised in Yaba, Lagos State. Yaba College of Technology offers a wide range of education which makes it more unique than many other Nigerian polytechnics. It offers National Diplomas (ND) and Higher National Diplomas (HND), and also offers B.Sc (Ed) courses in Technical and Vocational Education and Post Graduates Diploma in Engineering. The aforementioned programmes are run in conjunction with the University of Nigeria, Nsukka and the Federal University of Technology, Akure.

It allows you to opt for a part-time study in case you are the busy type that engage yourself in many business activities. According to our recent research, seventy percent of YABATECH lecturers are leading professors in different fields. Students of this institution undergo training and graduate as well-rounded individuals armed with the necessary skills to achieved their goals.

  • Type: Federal Polytechnic
  • Rector: Dr. Mrs. Margaret Kudi Ladipo
  • Location: Yaba in Lagos State

3. Federal Polytechnic, Nekede

On the third position, we have another reputable school Federal Polytechnic, Nekede. The Federal Polytechnic, Nekede is located in Nekede town, close to Ihiagwa, Imo state. This prestigious poly was founded in 1978 as a College of Technology before it became a Federal Polytechnic in 1993. Federal Polytechnic, Nekede consists of a School of Engineering Technology, School of Environmental design and Technology, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, School of Industrial and Applied Sciences, and School of Business Management Technology. According to recent finding, the school has outstanding lecturers and flexible academic calendar.

  • Type: Federal Polytechnic
  • Rector: Dr. (Mrs) Celestine Ugochi Njoku
  • Location: Nekede, Owerri in Imo State

4. The Polytechnic, Ibadan

The Polytechnic, Ibadan was founded in the year 1970 as a successor to the Technical College, Ibadan. Since 1975 it has been operating on a faculty system. POLYIBADAN is what Polytechnic, Ibadan is widely called, it is situated beside the University of Ibadan, also known as UI. The Polytechnic, Ibadan and University of Ibadan share boundaries and they share a common gate as well. POLYIBADAN had four other satellite campuses and they now stand on their own, having evolved into standalone polytechnics.

  • Type: State Polytechnic
  • Rector: Prof. Olatunde Olubadejo Fawole
  • Location : Ibadan in Oyo State

5. Lagos State Polytechnic

Lagos State Polytechnic is one of the best and oldest Nigerian polytechnic according to records. The Polytechnic is popularly known as LASPOTECH, situated in Ikeja, the Lagos State Capital. The reputable institution has several discipline which include Management and Business Studies, Agriculture, Engineering, Pure and Applied Sciences amongst others

  • Type: State Polytechnic
  • Rector: Dr. Abdulazeez A. Lawal
  • Location : Ikeja in Lagos

6. Osun State Polytechnic

Osun State Polytechnic used to be the second best Nigerian polytechnic in time past but it has been unseated by other polytechnics who are currently doing better than the school. Osun State Polytechnic is a top polytechnic located in Iree, and was formerly a satellite campus of the polytechnic, Ibadan. It officially became an independent /autonomous institution on the 12th of October 1992. It also has a daily part time program which it runs at its Koko campus. The poly is well known to have seven faculties which contains several departments. The faculties include Environmental Studies, Information and Communication,Basic Sciences, Engineering, Financial Studies, Management Studies, and Sciences.

  • Type: State Polytechnic
  • Rector: Dr. Jacob O. Agboola
  • Location:  Iree in Osun State

7. Federal Polytechnic, Ilaro

Federal Polytechnic, Ilaro is the seventh best polytechnic in Nigeria today and it is one of the institutioin where Nigerian can get the best education . The school has modern infrastructures which support students’ academic progress. It also has a modern library and a students’ office where students can find answers to questions regarding their academic matters. If you are running out of options on where to study, then Federal Polytechnic, Ilaro is your best bet .

  • Type: Federal Polytechnic
  • Rector: Arc. Aluko Olusegun
  • Located : at Ilaro in Ogun State

8. Imo State Polytechnic, Umuagwo

On the number eight spot we have one of the best and highly rated polytechnic , Imo State Polytechnic, Umuagwo. The tertiary institution was established in 1978 as Michael Okpara College of Agriculture. It was later upgraded into status of Polytechnic in the year 2007. The school is strategically situated in Umuagwo, Ohaji/Egbema LGA, Imo State. It offers courses, training and research in all branches of Agriculture, Management Sciences, Engineering and Food Sciences.

  • Type: State Polytechnic
  • Rector: Fr. W.C. Madu
  • Located: at Umuagwo in Imo State

9. Federal Polytechnic, Oko

Federal Polytechnic, Oko was formally founded by the Anambra State Government as a College of Arts and Science in 1979 and it was later lifted to a status of College of Arts, Science and Technology in June, 1980. It was officially approved as a federal polytechnic in 1993. It main campus is situated at Oko and there are two other campuses at Ufuma and Atani. Federal Polytechnic, Oko offers 8 schools from which all students are expected to choose from.

  • Type: Federal Polytechnic
  • Rector: Prof. Godwin Onu
  • Located :at Oko in Anambra State

10. Kaduna Polytechnic

Kaduna Polytechnic aka KADPOLY is the tenth best Nigerian polytechnic today. Kaduna Polytechnic was established in 1956 and it is located in Tudun Wanda LGA, Kaduna state. There are 5 colleges from which to choose a course of study and they include the College of Business & Management Studies (CBMS), College of Science and Technology (CST), College of Environmental Studies (CES), College of Engineering (COE), and the College of Administrative Studies and Social Sciences (CASSS).

  • Type: Federal Polytechnic
  • Rector: Dr. M. B. Ibrahim
  • Location: Kaduna state

If the thought of studying in any reputable Nigerian polytechnic ever cross your mind, then you must choose from the institutions listed above.

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