Nicknamed the power state, Niger is a state in the western part of Nigeria and the largest state in the country. The state capital is Minna. Other major and popular cities include Bida, Kontagora, and Suleja. It began to exist was in 1976 when the then North-Western State was split into Niger State and Sokoto State. The state derives its name from the historic River Niger.
From the Capital territory of Nigeria, Abuja, Minna, the state capital of Niger is 150km by road. The University is located on the western axis of the state in a serene town called Gidan Kwano, about 10km from Minna.
By natural and intellectual design, Niger provides exciting landmarks which undoubtedly delivers an alluring atmosphere for the prospective student who wishes to study in FUTMINNA. Nigeria's major hydroelectric power stations, the Kainji Dam and the Shiroro Dam, are located in Niger State; also situated there is Kainji National Park, the largest National Park of Nigeria, which contains Kainji Lake, the Borgu Game Reserve and the Zugurma Game Reserve. What is more! The must-see Gurara falls opens a world of breathtaking nature's beauty that is hugely inspirational as well as informative. Studying here at FUTMINNA will sure be a rewarding experience for you. Come let's empower you with Technology while you savour one of the most peaceful places in Nigeria.
Some of the attractions around our University
Gurara falls is one of the most beautiful waterfalls in Central Nigeria.
Zuma Rock is a candidate for the 7 natural wonders of Africa. Seven Natural Wonders is collecting votes for Zuma Rock.
The Kainji dam is one of the longest dams in the world. The cost of building it in 1968 was put at $209 Million
Captivating beauty of the Wild like no other. The Zangeru Game Reserve is still one of the biggest attractions in North central Nigeria