State Tertiary Institutions is Now Eligible For Nigerian Student Loan

The Federal government of Nigeria  has launched Student Loan scheme to only Federal Tertiary Institutions, after viewed by the FGN. Now State owned Tertiary Institutions are Included to benefit from the Student Loan scheme. The State tertiary institutions are now eligible for Nigerian Student Loan Scheme.

Federal government encourage all eligible students from states Universities to take the advantage of this school  loan Scheme to meets their obligations. The State high institutions are now eligible and their registration period is 3 weeks from the effective day.

All eligible state tertiary institutions are listed on the Student Loan portal under the Nigeria Student Loan under the Nigerian Education Loan Fund NEL Fund). NELFUND is advised eligible students from State tertiary institutions to wait patiently, and even you are allowed to apply now, you couldn’t submit your application form.

In this great page, we will list the State Owned Tertiary Institutions eligible for this Nigerian Student Loan Scheme. The State tertiary institutions Includes State Universities, State Polytechnics, State Colleges and State Schools of Nursing etc.

List Of State Tartiary Institutions 

1. State Universities

2. State Polytechnics

3. State Colleges

4. Schools of Nursing

5. Monotecnics etc.

State Universities

This is the List of state owned Universities to benefit from the Student Loan. Below is the List of eligible state Universities.

1. Abia State University, Abia (ABSU)

2. Adamawa State University, Adamawa (ADSU)A

3. Adekunle Ajasin University, Ondo (AAUA)

4. Akwa Ibom State University, Akwa Ibom (AKSU)

5. Aliko Dangote University of Science and Technology, Kano (ADUSTECH)

6. Ambrose Alli University, Edo (AAU)

7. Bauchi State University, Bauchi (BASUG)

8. Bayelsa Medical University, Bayelsa (BMU)

9. Benue State University, Benue (BSU)

10. Borno State University, Borno (BOSU)

11. Bukar Abba Ibrahim University, Yobe (YSU)

12. Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University, Anambra (ANSU)

13. Delta State University, Abraka, Delta (DELSU)

14. Delta State University of Science and Technology, Delta (DSPZ)

15. Dennis Osadebe University, Delta (DOU)

16. Ebonyi State University, Ebonyi (EBSU)

17. Edo State University, Edo (EDSU)

18. Ekiti State University, Ekiti (ESUAD)

19. Enugu State University Of Science & Technology (ESUT)

20. Gombe State University, Gombe (GSU)

21. Gombe State University of Science & Technology, Gombe (GSUST)

22. Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University, Niger (IBBUL)

23. Ignatius Ajuru University of Education, Rivers (IAUE)

24. Imo State University, Imo (IMSU)

25. Kaduna State University, Kaduna (KASU)

26. Kebbi State University of Science & Technology, Alairo Kebbi (KSUSTA)

27. Kwara State University, Kwara (KWASU)

28. Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Oyo (LAUTECH)

29. Lagos State University, Lagos (LASU)

30. Lagos State University of Education, Lagos (LASUED)

31. Lagos State University of Science and Technology, Lagos (LASUST)

32. Nasarawa State University, Nasarawa (NSUK

33. Niger Delta University, Bayelsa (NDU)

34. Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ogun (OOU)

35. Olusegun Agagu University of Science and Technology, Ondo (OAUST)

36. Osun State University, Osun (UNIOSUN)

37. Plateau State University, Plateau (PLASU)

38. Prince Abubakar Audu University, Kogi (PAAU)

39. Rivers State University, Rivers (RIVSU)

40. Sokoto State University, Sokoto (SSU)

41. Sule Lamido University, Jigawa (SLU)

42. Tai Solarin University of Education, Ogun (TASUED)

43. Taraba State University, Taraba (TSU)

44. University of Cross River State, Cross River (UNICROSS)

45. University of Delta, Delta (UNIDEL)

46. Umaru Musa Yar’adua University, Katsina ( UMYU)

47. Yusuf Maitama Sule University Kano, Kano (YUMSUK)

48. Zamfara State University, Zamfara (ZSU)


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State Polytechnics

State Institutions are now eligible for student loan scheme launched by the federal government of Nigeria to assist/ support Nigerian Education sector. Below is the outlined Polytechnics eligible for student loan Program.

1. Abdu Gusau Polytechnic Talata Mafara

2. Abia State Polytechnic Aba

3. Abraham Adesanya Polytechnic Ijebu-Igbo

4. Abubakar Tatari Ali Polytechnic Bauchi

5. Adamawa State Polytechnic Yola

6. Adeseun Ogundoyin Polytechnic Eruwa

7. Akwa Ibom State of College of Arts & Science- Nung Ukim

8. Akwa Ibom State Polytechnic Ikot Osurua

9. Anambra State Polytechnic Mgbakwu

10. Bayelsa State Polytechnic Aleibiri Bayelsa

11. Benue State Polytechnic Ugbokolo

12. Binyaminu Usman Polytechnic Hadejia

13. College of Administration Management & Technology Potiskum

14. College of Agriculture, Science And Technology Gujba

15. College of Agriculture, Science and Technology Lafia

16. Cross River Institute of Technology And Management Ugep

17. Delta State Polytechnic Ogwashi Uku

18. Delta State Polytechnic Otefe Oghara

19. Delta State Polytechnic Ozoro Delta State

20. Delta State School of Marine Technology Burutu

21. Adegbenro ICT Polytechnic Itori Ewekoro
22. Edo State Polytechnic Usen

23. Ekiti State College of Agriculture & Technology -Isan Ekiti

24. Enugu State Polytechnic Iwollo

25. Gateway Polytechnic Saapade

26. Gombe State Polytechnic Bajoga

27. Hassan Usman Katsina Polytechnic

28. Imo State Polytechnic Umuagwo

29. Institute of Management And Technology Enugu

30. Isa Mustapha Agwai Polytechnic Lafia

31. Jigawa State Polytechnic Dutse

32. Kano State Polytechnic Kano

33. Katsina Institute of Technology And Management Katsina

34. Kenule Beeson Saro-Wiwa Polytechnic Bori

35. Kogi State Polytechnic Lokoja

36. Kwara State Polytechnic Ilorin

37. Lagos State Polytechnic Ikorodu

38. Mai-Idris Alooma Polytechnic Geidam

39. Moshood Abiola Polytechnic Abeokuta

40. Niger State Polytechnic Zungeru

41. Nuhu Bamalli Polytechnic Zaria

42. Ogun State Institute of Technology Igbesa

43. Ogun State Polytechnic Ipokia

44. Osun State College of Technology Esa Oke

45. Osun State Polytechnic Iree

46. Oyo State College of Agriculture & Technology Igbo-Ora

47. Plateau State Polytechnic Barkin Ladi

48. Port-Harcourt Polytechnic Port Harcourt

49. Ramat Polytechnic Maiduguri

50. Rufus Giwa Polytechnic Owo

51. Taraba State Polytechnic Suntai

52. The Oke-Ogun Polytechnic Saki

53. The Polytechnic Ibadan

54. Umaru Ali Shinkafi Polytechnic (IASP) Sokoto

 State Colleges

State Colleges of Education is now included to participate from the Student Loan program. Eligible Colleges were listed below.

1. Adeniran Ogunsanya College of Education Otto Ijanikin

2. Adamu Augie College of Education Argungu

3. Akwa Ibom State College of Education  Afahansit

4. Aminu Sale College of Education Azare

5. College of Education and Legal Studies

6. College of Education (Technical)  Lafiagi

7. College of Education, Arochukwu  Abia

8. College of Education Billiri

9. College of Education  Darazo

10. College of Education Ekiadolor Benin

11. College of Education Gashua Damaturu

12. College of Education Gindiri

13. College of Education Hong

14. College of Education Ila Orangun  Osun State

15. College of Education Ikere Ekiti

16. College of Education katsina Ala

17. College of Education Lanlate Oyo State

18. College of Education Oju

19. College of Education Oro

20. College of Education Warri

21. College of Education Waka BIU

22. College of Education Zing

23. Cross River State College of Education Akampa

24. Delta State College of Education Agbor

25. Delta State College of Physical Education Mosogar

26. Ebonyi State College of Education Ikwo

27. Edo State College of Education Igueben

28. Emmanuel Alayande College of Education Oyo

29. Enugu State College of Education (Technical) Enugu

30. FCT College of Education Zuba

31. Imo State College of Education Ihitte/Uboma

32. Isaac Jasper Boro College of Education Sagbama

33. Isa Kaita College of Education Dutsin-Ma

34. Jigawa State College of Education Gumel

35. Jigawa State College of Education & Legal Studies Ringim

36. Kaduna State College of Education Gidan-Waya, Kafanchan

37. Kano State College of Education and Remedial Studies Kano

38. Kashim Ibrahim College of Education

39. Kogi State College of Education Ankpa

40. Kogi State College of Education Kabba

41. Michael Otedola College of Primary Education Lagos

42. Nasarawa State College of Education Akwanga

43. Niger State College of Education Minna

44. Nwafor Orizu College of Education Nsugbe

45. Osun State College of Education Ilesa

46. Sa adatu Rimi College of Education Kumbotso Kano (SRCEK)

47. Shehu Shagari College of Education Sokoto

48. Tai Solarin College of Education Ijebu Ode

49. Umar Ibn Ibrahim ElKanemi College of Education Science & Technology, Bama Borno state

50. Zamfara State College of Education Maru

Student who meet the requirements could submit his/her online application form on Nigeria Student Loan portal under the Nigerian Education Loan Fund (NELFund) Through

Note: Make sure you have the following Details:

  • JAMB Registration Number
  • School Registration Number
  • Local government State of Origin
  • National Identification Number (NIN)
  • Bank Verification Number (BVN)
  • Bank Account Details ( is only applicable for those who included Upkeep Loan)
  • Original JAMB Admission Letter
  • Email Address (gmail Account)
  • Valid Phone Number


In a Conclusion, Federal government eligible only Federal Tertiary Institutions across the State. Before State owned Tertiary Institutions are excluded to participate from the Nigerian Student Loan scheme, so Initiates federal government has included the state Tertiary Institutions to benefit from the Nigeria Student Loan under the Nigerian Education Loan Fund NEL Fund).

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