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LIST OF APPROVED SCHOOLS OF NURSING, MIDWIFERY, POST BASIC NURSING PROGRAMMES AND DEPARTMENTS OF NURSING IN NIGERIA AND THEIR ACCREDITATION STATUS AS AT 31ST JULY, 2011
Date Posted: 23/Nov/2011
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NURSING AND MIDWIFERY COUNCIL OF NIGERIA
(Established by Nursing and Midwifery (Registration etc.) Act. Cap. N143, Laws of the
Federation of Nigeria, 2004)

LIST OF APPROVED SCHOOLS OF NURSING, MIDWIFERY, POST BASIC NURSING PROGRAMMES AND DEPARTMENTS OF NURSING IN NIGERIA AND THEIR ACCREDITATION STATUS AS AT 31ST JULY, 2011

ABIA STATE.
Schools of Nursing: Accreditation Status
1. S.O.N., ABSUTH, Aba - Final, July 2008
2. S.O.N., Umuahia, - Provisional, July 2008
3. S.O.N., Amachara - Provisional, July 2008
Schools of Midwifery:
1. S.O.P.B.M., Umuahia - Provisional, July 2008
2. S.O.P.B.M., ABSUTH, Aba - Provisional, July 2008
3. S.O.P.B.M., Abiriba - Provisional, July 2008
4. S.O.B.M., Amachara - Embargo on Students’ intake, July 2008
ADAMAWA STATE
College of Nursing and Midwifery, Yola
1. Dept. of Nursing - Provisional, August 2007
1. Dept. of Basic Midwifery - Provisional, August 2007
AKWA-IBOM STATE
Schools of Nursing:
1. S.O.N., Anua-Uyo - Provisional, June 2006
2. S.O.N., Ikot-Ekpene - Provisional, June 2006
3. S.O.N Eket - Provisional, October 2008
4. S.O.N., Ituk-Mbang - Provisional, December 2007
Schools of Midwifery:,
1. S.O.P.B.M., Anua-Uyo - Provisional, June 2006
2. S.OP.B.M. Urua Akpan - Provisional, June 2006
3. S.O.P.B.M., Ituk-Mbang - Provisional, December 2007
4. S.O.P.B.M., Iquita-Oron - Provisional, June 2006
ANAMBRA STATE
Schools of Nursing:
1. S.O.N., Iyi-Enu. - Provisional, August 2009
2. S.O.N., NAUTH, Nnewi - Provisional, December 2007
3. S.O.N., Ihiala - Final, December 2007
4. S.O.N., Nkpor - Provisional, December 2007
Schools of Midwifery:
1. S.O.B.M., Adazi - Provisional, December 2007
2. S.O.P.B.M., Ihiala. - Provisional, December 2007
3. S.O.P.M., Waterside, Onitsha - Final, December 2007
4. S.O.B.M., Nkpor - Provisional, December 2006

BAUCHI
School of Nursing:
S.O.N., Bauchi - Provisional, August 2007
School of Midwifery:
S.O.B.M., Bauchi - Provisional, August 2007
BAYELSA
School of Nursing:
S.O.N., Tombia - Final, March 2007
BENUE
Schools of Nursing:
1. S.O.N., Makurdi. - Final, February 2007
2. S.O.N., Mkar - Provisional, June 2006
Schools of Midwifery:
1. S.O.B.M. Makurdi - Provisional, Feb 2007
2. S.O.B.M., Mkar. - Final, June 2006
BORNO
Schools of Nursing:
1. S.O.N., U.M.T.H., Maiduguri - Provisional, August 2007
2. S.O.N., Maiduguri - Provisional, August 2007
School of Midwifery:
S.O.B.M., Maiduguri. - Final, August 2007
CROSS RIVER
Schools of Nursing:
1. S.O.N.,Calabar. - Provisional, December 2006
2. S.O.N., Ogoja - Provisional, May 2009
3. S.O.N., Itigidi - Provisional, May 2009
4. S.O.N. UCTH, Calabar. - Provisional, July 2009
Schools of Midwifery:
1. S.O.P.B.M., Calabar - Provisional, December 2007
2. S.O.P.B.M., Ogoja provisional sept 2010
3. S.O.P.B.M., Obudu  provisional oct 2008
DELTA
Schools of Nursing:
1. S.O.N., Agbor - Provisional, June 2006
2. S.O.N., Eku - Provisional, December 2006
3. S.O.N., Warri - Provisional, June 2006
Schools of Midwifery:
1. S.O.P.B.M., Asaba - Provisional, June 2006
2. S.O.P.B.M., Sapele - Provisional, June 2006
EBONYI
School of Nursing:
S.O.N., Afikpo - Final, December 2007
School of Midwifery:
S.O.P.B.M., Afikpo - Provisional, December 2007
EDO
Schools of Nursing:
1. S.O.N.,U.B.T.H., Benin-City - Provisional, June 2006
2. S.O.N., Benin-City - Provisional, December 2006
3. S.O.N., Igbinedion Uni. Teach Hosp.Okada - Provisional, March 2005
Schools of Midwifery:
1. S.O.B.M., Benin-City, - Final, December 2006
2. S.O.P.B.M., U.B.T.H., Benin -City - Final, June 2006
3. S.O.B.M., St. Philomena’s Hosp.,Benin-City - Provisional, December 2006
4. S.O.B.M., Zuma memorial hosp, Irrua - Provisional, June 2006
5. S.O.B.M., Uromi - Provisional, December 2006
EKITI
School of Nursing:
S.O.N.,-Ado-Ekiti - Provisional, June 2006
School of Midwifery:
S.O.P.B.M., Ado-Ekiti - Provisional, June 2006
ENUGU
Schools of Nursing:
1. S.O.N., ESUTH, Enugu - Provisional, December 2007
2. S.O.N.BSH, Nsukka - Provisional, November 2006
3. S.O.N., U.N.T.H., Enugu - Final, November 2008
Schools of Midwifery:
1. S.O.P.B.M., U.N.T.H., Enugu - Provisional, May 2009
2. S.O.P.B.M., BSH, Nsukka - Final, December 2006
3. S.O.P.B.M., ESUT Hospital, - Provisional, Feb 2009
GOMBE
School of Nursing:
S.O.N., Gombe - Provisional, Jan 2005
School of Midwifery:
S.O.B.M, Gombe - Provisional, Jan 2005
IMO
Schools of Nursing:
1. S.O.N., Mbano - Final, May 2008
3. S.O.N., Emekuku - Provisional, May 2008
4. S.O.N., Umulogho,Obowo - Provisional, March 2010
5. S.O.N., Amaigbo. - Final, May 2008
Schools of Midwifery:
1. S.O.P.B.M., Emekuku - Provisional, May 2008
3. S.O.P.B.M., Awo- Omamma - Provisional, May 2008
JIGAWA
School of Nursing:
1. S.O.N., Birnin-Kudu - Provisional, December 2007
KADUNA
Schools of Nursing:
1. S.O.N., Wusasa, - Provisional, July 2009
2. S.O.N., A.B.U.T.H., Zaria - Provisional, December 2006
3. College of Nursing, Kafanchan - Provisional, December 2006
4. S.O.N., St. Gerard’s Hosp., Kakuri - Provisional, Feb 2007
Schools of Midwifery:
1. S.O.P.B.M.,A.B.U.T.H., Zaria - Final, December 2007
2. S.O.B.M., Zonkwa - Provisional, July 2006
3. S.O.P.B.M., Wusasa - Provisional, July 2009
4. College of Basic Midwifery, Kafanchan - Provisional, December 2006
KANO
School of Nursing:
S.O.N., Kano - Final, October 2008
School of Midwifery:
1. S.O.P.B.M., Kano - Final, December 2006
2. S.O.B.M, Danbatta, Kano - Provisional, March 2010
KATSINA
School of Nursing:
S.O.N., Katsina - Provisional, June 2006
School of Midwifery:
S.O.B.M., Malumfashi, - Provisional, July 2006
KOGI
Schools of Nursing:
1. S.O.N., Obangede, - Final, January 2008.
2. S.O.N., Egbe - Final, July 2006
Schools of Midwifery:
1. S.O.P.B.M., Egbe - Final, June 2006
KWARA
College of Nursing and Midwifery, Ilorin
1. S.O.N. Ilorin, - Provisional, December 2007
2. S.O.P.B.M.. Ilorin - Provisional, August 2007
KEBBI
School of Nursing:
S.O.N., Birnin Kebbi - Final, feb 2007
School of Midwifery
S.O.B.M., Binin Kebbi - Final, Feb 2007
LAGOS
Schools of Nursing:
1 S.O.N., L.U.T.H., Idi-Araba - Provisional, May 2007
2. S.O.N., Military Hosp. Yaba - Final, feb 2009
Schools of Midwifery:
2. S.O.P.B.M., L.U.T.H., Idi-Araba - Provisional, March 2007
3. S.O.P.B.M., Military Hosp. Yaba - Final, feb 2007
NASARAWA
School of Nursing:
S.O.N., Lafia - Provisional, December 2007
NIGER
School of Nursing:
S.O.N., Bida - Provisional, December 2007
School of Midwifery:
S.O.B.M., Minna - Provisional, December 2007
OGUN
Schools of Nursing:
1. S.O.N., Abeokuta - Provisional, Feb 2008
2. S.O.N., Ijebu-Ode - Provisional, Sept 2008
3. S.O.N., Lantoro - Provisional, February, 2007
4. S.O.N, Ilaro - Provisional, July, 2010
Schools of Midwifery:
1. S.O.P.B.M., Abeokuta - Provisional, Jan 2006
2. S.O.P.B.M., Ijebu-Ode - Provisional, September 2008
ONDO
School of Nursing:
S.O.N., Akure - Final, May 2007
School of Midwifery:
S.O.B.M., Akure - Provisional, july 2007
OSUN
Schools of Nursing:
1. S.O.N., O.A.U.T.H.C, Ile-Ife - Provisional, November 2006
2. S.O.N., O.A.U.T.H.C, Ilesa - Provisional, November 2006
3. S.O.N., Osogbo., - Provisional, January 2008
4. S.O.N., Seventh Day Adventist Hosp. Ile-Ife - Final, July 2006
Schools of Midwifery:
1. S.O.P.B.M., O.A.U.T.H.C, Ilesa - Provisional, November 2006
2. S.O.P.B.M., Osogbo., - Provisional, January 2008
OYO
Schools of Nursing:
1. S.O.N., U.C.H., Ibadan - Final, June 2006
2. S.O.N., Eleyele,Ibadan - Final, February,  2008
3. S.O.N., B.M.C, Ogbomoso - Provisional, July 2006
4. S.O.N., B.M.C., Saki - Provisional, July 2006
Schools of Midwifery:
1. S.O.P.B.M., Yemetu, Ibadan - Final, February,  2008
2. S.O.P.B.M., U.C.H., Ibadan - Provisional, may 2008
3. S.O.P.B.M., Oluyoro, Ibadan - Provisional, July 2006
4. S.O.P.B.M., B.M. C., Ogbomoso - Provisional, June 2006
5 S.O.P.B.M., B. M.C., Saki - Provisional, June 2006
6. S.O.B.M., Muslim Hosp. Saki - Provisional, May 2010
PLATEAU
Schools of Nursing:
1. S.O.N., Vom - Provisional, nov 2008
2. S.O.N., JUTH., Jos - Provisional, nov 2008.
Schools of Midwifery:
1. S.O.B.M., Vom - Provisional, October 2008
2. S.O.P.B.M., O.L.A., Jos - Provisional, sept, 2009
3. S.O.P.B.M., JUTH., - Provisional, October 2008
RIVERS
School of Nursing:
S.O.N., Port-Harcourt - Provisional, july 2008
School of Midwifery:
S.O.P.B.M. Port-Harcourt - Provisional, feb 2008
SOKOTO
Schools of Nursing:
1. S.O.N., Sokoto - Final, feb 2007
2. S.O.N., U.D.U.T.H., Sokoto - Final, feb 2007
Schools of Midwifery:
1. S.O.B.M.., Sokoto - Final, FEB 2007
2. S.O.P.B.M.., U.D.U.T.H. - Provisional, DEC 2008
YOBE
School of Nursing:
Dr shehu sule S.O.N., Damaturu - Provisional, October 2008
ZAMFARA
School of Nursing
S.O.N., Gusau - Provisional, April 2007
School of Midwifery
S.O.P.B.M. Gusau - Provisional, April 2007
F.C.T(ABUJA)
School of Nursing:
S.O.N., Gwagwalada - Final, December 2007
School of Midwifery:
S.O.B.M., Gwagwalada - Provisional, December 2007

EMBARGO HAS BEEN PLACED ON STUDENTS’ INTAKE INTO THE FOLLOWING SCHOOLS
ABIA
 S.O.B.M., Amachara - Embargo on students’ intake, July, 2008
IMO
S.O.N., owerri - Embargo on students’ intake, NOV, 2005
 S.O.B.M., Aboh mbaise - Embargo on students’ intake, AUG, 2008
KOGI
 S.O.P.B.M., Anyigba - Embargo on students’ intake, Jan, 2008
LAGOS
S.O.N., awolowo rd ikoyi - Embargo on students’ intake, DEC, 2007
 S.O.P.B.M., awolowo rd ikoyi - Embargo on students’ intake, DEC, 2007
TARABA
College of Nursing and Midwifery, Jalingo
1. S.O.N., Jalingo - Embargo on students’ intake, August 2007
2. S.O.B.M., Jalingo - Embargo on students’ intake, August 2007


ACCREDITATED DEPARTMENTS OFNURSING IN NIGERIAN UNIVERSITIES
STATE NAME OF UNIVERSITY ACCREDITATION STATUS
ABIA
 Dept of nursing, abia state university, uturu. Provisional june 2011
BAYELSA
Dept of nursing, niger delta university Wilberforce island provisional feb 2009
CROSS RIVER
Dept. of Nursing, University of Calabar Provisional, Jan. 1998
DELTA
Dept. of Nursing, Delta State University Abraka , Provisional, Oct. 2008
EBONYI
Dept. of Nursing, Ebonyi State University abakaliki Provisional, May, 2008
EDO
Dept. of Nursing, Igbinedion University, Okada Provisional, march. 2010
ENUGU
 Dept. of Nursing, University of Nigeria,Enugu Final, Dec. 2007
OSUN
Dept. of Nursing, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife Final, feb 2006.
 Dept. of Nursing, Ladoke Akintola, University, Osogbo Final Feb. 2005
OYO
 Dept. of Nursing, University of Ibadan. Final feb 2007

THE FOLLOWING DEPARTMENTS HAVE BEEN DENIED ACCREDITATION BY NUC 2009
ANAMBRA dept of nursing, nnamdi azikiwe university, nnewi
BORNO dept of nursing, university of Maiduguri
KADUNA dept of nursing, ahmadu bello university, zaria
OGUN dept of nursing, babcock university llishan remo
RIVERS dept of nursing, Madonna university elele

LIST OF APPROVED POST BASIC NURSING PROGRAMMES
STATE NAME OF INSTITUTION PROGRAMME ACCREDITATION
STATUS
AKWA IBOM
S.O.P.N.eket Psychiatric Nursing provisional July, 2006
Borno
S.O.P.N., Maiduguri Psychiatric Nursing Final Dec.2008
S.O.P.B.N, UMTH, Maiduguri Perioperative Nursing Provisional march.2009
Cross River
S.O.P.B.N, UCTH, Calabar ENT Nursing Provisional NOV, 2009
S.O.P.N federal psychiatric hosp, calabar, psychiatric nursing provisional feb 2007
Edo
S.O.P.B.N., UBTH, Benin City Perioperative Nursing Provisional MARCH, 2010
S.O.P.B.N UBTH, Benin City Ophthalmic Nursing Provisional MARCH, 2010
S.O.P.B.N UBTH, Benin City Paediatric Nursing Provisional MARCH, 2010
S.O.P.B.N UBTH, Benin City A&E Nursing Provisional MARCH, 2010
S.O.P.B.N., SH, Irrua Perioperative Nursing Provisional NOV, 2009
S.O.P.N uselu Psychiatric Nursing Final JAN.2007
Enugu
S.O.P.B.N UNTH, Enugu Cardiothoracic Nursing Final FEB. 2009
S.O.P.B.N UNTH, Enugu Nurse Anaesthetist Final FEB. 2009
S.O.P.B.N UNTH, Enugu Ophthalmic Nursing Provisional MARCH. 2010
S.O.P.B.N UNTH, Enugu PerioperativeNursing Provisional MARCH.2010
S.O.P.B.N, NOH, Enugu Burns and Plastic Nursing Provisional MARCH.2010
Kaduna
S.O.P.N. Neuro,Psychiatric Hospital, Barnawa. Psychiatric Nursing Provisional Dec. 2008
SOPBON, National eye center Kaduna Ophthalmic Nursing Provisional MARCH 2010
S.O.P.B. ENT Nursing Ear, nose and throat nursing Provisional MARCH.2010
Kano
S.O.P.B.N., NOH, Dala –Kano Orthopaedic Nursing Provisional MARCH.2010
Kwara
S.O.P.B.N.,UITH, Ilorin- A&E Nursing Provisional FEB.2009
S.O.P.B.N.,UITH, Ilorin Paediatric Nursing Provisional FEB.2009
Lagos
S.O.P.B.N., LUTH, Lagos Perioperative Nursing Provisional MARCH.2010
S.O.P.B.N., LUTH, Lagos Ophthalmic Nursing Provisional MARCH.2010
S.O.P.B.N.,LUTH, Lagos A & E Nursing Provisional MARCH.2010
S.O.P.B.N.,LUTH, Lagos Paediatric Nursing Provisional MARCH.2010
S.O.P.B.N., NOH, Igbobi, Lagos A & E Nursing Provisional Dec. 2008
S.O.P.B.N., NOH, Igbobi Orthopaedic Nursing Provisional Dec. 2006
S.O.P.N Neuro Psy. Hosp. Yaba Psychiatric Nursing Provisional MARCH 2010
Rivers
S.O.P.B.N, UPTH, Port harcourth paediatric nursing Provisional NOV. 2010
Ogun
S.O.P.N, Aro Abeokuta. Psychiatric Nursing Provisional DEC 2006
Oyo
S.O.P.B.N, UCH, Ibadan, Occupational Health Nursing Provisional Dec. 2008
Osun
S.O.P.B.N, OAUTHC, Ile-Ife, Perioperative Nursing, Provisional MARCH. 2010
Sokoto
S.O.P.N ,Neuro Psych.Hosp Kware Psychiatric Nursing Provisional NOV. 2010
F.C.T.
 S.O.P.B.N, UATH, Abuja, Intensive Care Nursing, Provisional MARCH. 2010

THE FOLLOWING SCHOOLS ACCREDITATION HAVE BEEN WITHDRAWN AND EMBARGO PLACED ON STUDENTS INTAKE
ABIA
School of psychiatric nursing, aba- accredition withdrawn
KADUNA
School of post basic nursing ABUTH
Paediatric- denied accreditation feb 2009
Ophthalmic nursing- accreditation withdrawn feb 2009

KEY
S.O.P.B.N. - School of Post Basic Nursing
S.O.P.N. - School of Psychiatric Nursing
A&E - Accident and Emergency
ENT - Ear, Nose and Throat
It is our hope that the above will serve as a guide to parents/guardians seeking admission for their children/wards
Signed
Glory obong (dr)
Head, standard and accreditation
For: Secretary General/Registrar

 

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