Nigerian polytechnics has done well enough to take some pressure off Nigerian universities in terms of admission of prospective undergraduates.
Polytechnics is more of skills imparting higher institution. There exists many polytechnics in Nigeria, ranging from federal and state government owned polytechnics to private ones.
Some of these polytechnics are so equipped and structured that they can compete with some universities in Nigeria.
Every year, a great number of prospective undergraduates ends up at polytechnics. It is one of the most attended institution of higher learning alongside Nigerian universities.
Ranking of these polytechnics helps to promote healthy competition among them, while also presenting prospective students with the best polytechnics to choose from in Nigeria.
In this post, Nigerian Informer will be listing ten(10) best polytechnics in Nigeria.
This ranking will put into cognizance, learning facilities, academic infrastructure, staff quality and overall students performance especially at the labour market.
Nigerian Best Polytechnics
Yaba College of Technology (YABATECH)
Yaba College of Technology is one of the most popular Nigerian polytechnics. It is also one of the oldest and most prestigious polytechnics in Nigeria established in 1947.
This institution of higher learning is located at Lagos State. As a result of great performances in infrastructure and academic excellence, there have been numerous calls to upgrade the institution to university of technology.
YABATECH center for entrepreneurship studies is one of the best in Nigeria.
Federal Polytechnic Oko
Federal Polytechnic Oko, situated at Oko town Anambra State is one of the best in the country.
The institution took off as college of art and science in 1979, until 1985 when it was upgraded to polytechnic of Anambra State and would later be taken over by federal government of Nigeria.
The polytechnic is one of the most preferred polytechnics by prospective undergraduates in unified tertiary matriculation examination.
The institution has three campuses located at Oko, Ufuma and Atani.
Akwa Ibom State Polytechnic
Awka Ibom State polytechnic is one of the best state polytechnics in Nigeria. The institution was established in 1991 and situated Ikot Ekpene city of Akwa Ibom State.
Learning facilities at the polytechnic is top-notch.
Lagos State Polytechnic
Lagos State Polytechnic Popularly called LASPOTECH, is located at Ikorodu town of Lagos state.
The polytechnic run over 32 departments. Administration of former governor Ambode, gave the polytechnic huge support which impacted on its infrastructure and learning facilities.
Auchi Polytechnic was established in 1964 by federal government of Nigeria. It is one of Nigerian’s oldest polytechnics.
Learning facilities like libraries and laboratories at the institution is of high standard.
The polytechnic has quality staff which helps improve the institution overall performance.
Federal Polytechnic Ede
This is a federal government owed polytechnic located at Ede town, in Osun State. The institution was established in 1992.
It is one of most respected polytechnics in south west Nigeria with great learning infrastructure.
Federal Polytechnic Nekede
Federal Polytechnic Nekede, located in Imo state, southeast Nigeria is a polytechnic of high repute.
The institution has distinguished itself in academic excellence and administration. It is one of polytechnics with huge Population.
Federal Polytechnic Offa
Federal Polytechnic Offa, Kwara State was established by administration of Ibrahim Babangida in 1992.
Fed Poly Offa offer both OND and HND to its students upon graduation. The institution is in a very serene and large expanse of land which makes it conducive for academic activities.
Federal Polytechnic Bauchi
Federal Polytechnic Bauchi is situated at Gwallameji village Bauchi. It is one of the best polytechnics in northern Nigeria.
The management of the institution has taken bold steps in improving existing infrastructure as well as putting in place new ones in the institution.
Federal Polytechnic Idah
Federal Polytechnic Idah, located in Kogi state is formerly Idah College of Technology. The institution was founded in 1977.
The institution is approved by the National Board for Technical Education. Fed Poly Idah offers National Diploma and Higher National Diploma courses at undergraduate levels with the aim of “training competitive manpower for development”.