Full List of Federal Teaching Hospitals in Nigeria

Hey guys, let’s check out the list of all federal teaching hospitals in Nigeria. You also have to know that the Federal government controls these Teaching Hospitals, and they are under the Federal Ministry of Health.

Federal Teaching Hospitals in Nigeria

Federal Teaching Hospitals in Nigeria

S/N  Name of Hospital Location State
1 University of Benin Teaching Hospital Benin City Edo
2 University of Calabar Teaching Hospital Calabar Cross River
3 University of Abuja Teaching Hospital Gwagwalada FCT
4 University College Hospital Ibadan Oyo
5 Obafemi Awolowo University Teaching Hospital Ile-Ife Osun
6 University of  Ilorin Teaching Hospital Ilorin Kwara
7 Irrua Specialist Teaching Hospital Irrua Edo
8 University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital Ituku-Ozalla Enugu
9 Jos University Teaching Hospital Jos Plateau
10 Aminu Kano University Teaching Hospital Kano Kano
11 Lagos University Teaching Hospital Lagos Lagos
12 University of Maiduguri Teaching Hospital Maiduguri Borno
13 Nnamdi Azikwe Teaching Hospital Nnewi Anambra
14 University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital Port Harcourt Rivers
15 Usman Dan Fodio University Teaching Hospital Sokoto Sokoto
16 University of Uyo Teaching Hospital Uyo Akwa Ibom
17 Ahmadu Bello University Teaching Hospital Zaria Kaduna
18 Federal Teaching Hospital Abakaliki Ebonyi
19 Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University Teaching Hospital Bauchi Bauchi
20 National Hospital Abuja FCT


The entire federal teaching hospitals in Nigeria serve as tertiary health facilities. They provide high-level medical care or advanced treatment for injuries, disorders and severe diseases.

Nigerian teaching hospitals differ from primary health centres. Teaching hospitals in Nigeria perform the following functions:

  • It Offers Nigerians with quality healthcare for daily health needs, and advanced medical services for severe illnesses and injuries.
  • Provides distinct medical treatment that might not be available elsewhere in the localities.
  • Instruct and teach healthcare professionals to ensure quality health in the coming years.
  • Research for an innovative and improved way of caring for patients through technology.


University teaching hospitals were founded with the primary objective of offering recent graduates the chance to develop competence, experience, and exposure to real-life situations while being closely supervised by medical professionals and providing them with clarity into potential career trajectories.

In Nigeria, teaching hospitals partner with accredited universities and medical schools and interact with medical students all through their period of tertiary education, —, particularly during their apprenticeship years. There is serious competition among these health and medical grads for openings usually less than 150.

  • An internship is a one-year, paid program of work-in-training.
  • Internships in nursing can earn from 100 and $140,000 per month.
  • Housemanship is the term for internship in medicine

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