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Top 10 Best Private Polytechnic Institutions In Nigeria

We are aware that more emphasis has been placed recently on polytechnic education than in the past

Private polytechnic institutions are known for their well-equipped academic facilities and standard teaching process of technical education. 

We are also aware that most parents or guardians who are keen to make their children or wards attend a polytechnic institution will want them to attend the best. 

It is believed that the best polytechnic institutions are privately owned. This is because privately owned polytechnic institutions are well-equipped with all the necessary academic facilities, infrastructure and technology which students need to learn in a standard and conducive school environment. 

Polytechnic institutions make it simpler to acquire the practical and technical skills needed to succeed in the real world and lead fulfilling lives.

Most often, the term "polytechnic" refers to institutions of higher learning that can be classified as "institutes of technology" or "vocational universities," also known as "universities of applied sciences."

Below is a list of the top 10 best private polytechnic institutions in Nigeria. 

1. Igbajo Polytechnic Institution

Nigeria's first community polytechnic, Igbajo Polytechnic began operation in 2002.

The permanent location of the polytechnic is one kilometre from Igbajo, Osun state, along the Igbajo-Imesi road.

It provides courses at the National Diploma and Higher National Diploma levels in accounting, business administration, Computer Engineering, SLT statistics, etc.

2. Crown Polytechnic Institutions

Crown Polytechnic is a private polytechnic situated along the Ado-Ilawe route in Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti State.

Both full-time and part-time ND and HND programs are offered at the Polytechnic and over 5,000 students can enrol at Crown Polytechnic. 

3. Heritage Polytechnic Institution

One of Nigeria's top private polytechnic institutions is Heritage Polytechnic. It is situated in Akwa Ibom State's Ikot Udota, Eket Local Government.

Excellence in learning is the polytechnic's slogan. It is one of Nigeria's fastest-growing private polytechnics and offers both ND and HND programs.

The NBTE has approved all of the polytechnic's courses. Engineering, science and technology, environmental science, and management sciences are among the faculties at the Polytechnic.

4. Allover Central Polytechnic Institution 

Established in December 2003, Allover Polytechnic is a private, licensed polytechnic that ranks among the top 10 in Nigeria.

"Progressional, Integrity, and Academic Excellence" is the institution's motto.

In the fields of Accounting, Business Administration, Estate Management, Urban and Regional Planning, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Computer Science, and Statistics, Allover Polytechnic offers National Diploma and Higher National Diploma programs.

5. Covenant Polytechnic Institution 

An expert and forward-thinking institution, Covenant Polytechnic is dedicated to promoting quality human resource development and youth skill acquisition for the aim of independence.

In 2005, the polytechnic was founded and accredited. Both HND and ND programs are available.

The polytechnic, which is located in Aba, Abia state, is one of the top 10 private polytechnics in Nigeria.

6. Interlink Polytechnic Institution

In the Oriade Local Government Area of Osun State, on a hilltop at Kilometer 1 of the Ado-Ekiti road, is where you will find Interlink Polytechnic, formerly known as Interlink College of Technology and Business Studies (ICTBS).

Programs towards the National Diploma are offered by the polytechnic. It is additionally rated as one of Nigeria's top 10 private polytechnic institutions. 

The polytechnic is well-equipped will standard academic infrastructure for its student. 

It is also rumoured to have one of the best academic laboratories among polytechnic institutions in Nigeria. 

7. Dorben Polytechnic Institution

The main campus of Dorben Polytechnic is in Abuja. The Polytechnic provides courses leading to National and Higher National Diplomas. 

The serene environment of the school makes it very easy for its students to learn without stress, also, the lecturers of the institution are said to be student-friendly. 

8. Ile-Ife Polytechnic Institution

The Polytechnic Ile-Ife, originally known as Universal Tutorial College can accommodate more than 8,000 students.

Rahmon Adedoyin, a doctor started it in 1984. 2009 saw NBTE's approval of the polytechnic. Certificates for the National Diploma and Higher National Diploma are awarded.

9. Fidei Polytechnic Institution


Fidei Polytechnic was founded by Rev. Fr. Christopher. The Polytechnic was built to serve as a noteworthy and superb institutional model for the expansion of technical education in Benue state and beyond Nigeria.

Courses are available at the Polytechnic for both ND and HND programs.

10. Lagos City Polytechnic Institution

Nigeria's first private polytechnic, Lagos City Polytechnic, began operation in 1990. The polytechnic's owner is Engineer Babatunde Odufuwa.

It is situated in the city of Ikeja in the state of Lagos and issues diplomas for both the National Diploma (ND) and Higher National Diploma (HND).

Lagos City Polytechnic is ranked among the top 10 best private polytechnics in Nigeria. 

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