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Federal University of Technology, Minna

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Federal University of Technology, Minna
Year dem found am1983 Edit
Official nameFederal University of Technology Minna Edit
NicknameFutmx Edit
Dem name afterKontagora Edit
CountryNigeria Edit
Edey de administrative territorial entity insydNiger State Edit
Located in time zoneCentral European Time Edit
Coordinate location9°35′1″N 6°32′47″E Edit
Member ofAssociation of African Universities Edit
Demma headquarters locationKontagora Edit
Language dem useEnglish Edit
Dema official websitehttp://www.futminna.edu.ng/ Edit
Official colorpurple Edit

Federal University of Technology Minna (FUTMINNA) be Federal Government own varsity wey dey locate insyd Minna, Nigeria.[1][2]

FUT MINNA dey specialize insyd technological education. Edey offer Bachelor's of Technology, den Master's of Technology for various technology-inclined fields insyd.[3] De varsity be designated Centre of Excellence insyd Biotechnology den Genetic Engineering wey get core competence insyd de development of vaccines den drugs, den sanso small arms design insyd partnership plus de Armed Forces of Nigeria.[4]

Dem found FUT MINNA insyd 1983, wey na de first Vice-Chancellor be Professor J.O. Ndagi wey serve from 1983 to 1990. De governing bodies be de Council den de Senate. For de beginning, de varsity take over de facilities of de former Government Teachers' College Bosso, for use permanently. Dis site now dey serve as de Bosso Campus of de varsity. De main campus Gidan Kwano wey na dey situate for 10,650 hectares of land top dey locate along de Minna - Kataeregi - Bida Road. Dem list de institution insyd de Guide to Higher Education in Africa, Association of African Universities den de International Association of Universities, 1999.

Library[edit | edit source]

Dem establish de University Library insyd 1984 wey na dem know am as Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida be de main library wey dey serve all campuses.[5] De library subscribe to chaw databases plus over 80,000 collections of printed books, journals den oda materials make e enhance teaching, learning den research of de varsity community. De Information technology service unit get over 350 computers plus internet connectivity wey dey provide access to electronic resources. De present University Librarian be Dr. Katamba Abubakar Saka. De main library get de units wey dey follow:

  • Circulation Unit
  • Serial unit
  • Government document unit
  • Thesis unit
  • E-Library unit
  • Digital Library
  • Reprographic units

De branch library dey locate insyd Bosso Campus make edey support services such as Reference service den de library be bell Auwal Ibrahim Library. Dem group all dese units go three departments for effective services.

Faculties[edit | edit source]

As of 2018 de varsity get 10 schools (faculties):

  • School of Agriculture den Agriculture Technology.[6]
  • School of Electrical Engineering den Technology.[7]
  • School of Infrastructure, Process Engineering den Technology.[8]
  • School of Innovative Technology. Formerly, School of Entrepreneurship and Management Technology.[9]
  • School of Environmental Technology.[10]
  • School of Life Sciences.[11]
  • School of Physical Sciences.[12]
  • School of Information den Communication Technology.[13]
  • School of Science den Technology Education.[14]
  • School of Post Graduate Studies.[15]

Centres[edit | edit source]

  • Centre for Preliminary den Extra Mural Studies (CPES)
  • Centre of Excellence in Disaster Risk Management den Developmental Studies, operate by de National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA).
  • Centre for Climate Change den Freshwater Resources, wich dey associate plus de Federal Ministry of Environment, node of de Global Institute for Bio Exploration (Rutgers University, NJ, USA)
  • Centre for Human Settlements den Urban Development (CHSUD) associate plus de UN Human Settlements programme.
  • Directorate of Research den Development (DRID).[16]
  • Centre for Genetic Engineering den Biotechnology (CGEB).[16]
  • Centre for Open Distance den e-Learning (CODeL).[16]
  • West African Service Centre on Climate Change den Adapter Land Use (WASCAL).[16]
  • Africa Centre of Excellence for Mycotoxin den Food Safety[17]

Affiliations[edit | edit source]

Federal College of Education (Technical) Akoka, Lagos State, Nigeria Federal Polytechnic Offa, Kwara State, Nigeria.

Recreation den Sports[edit | edit source]

As part of ein overall fitness program, de varsity dey include floodlit sports arena for both campuses top, athletics cinder tracks, badminton indoor courts, basketball courts, table tennis facilities, volleyball courts, football pitches, fitness gymnasium, extensive pedestrian walkways, 9-hole golf course den student recreation centre.

De student-run radio station Search FM 92.3 Campus radio start official transmission insyd August 2010. Unfortunately, fire gut de radio station insyd 2013. As of now, de radio station get fresh building den fully equipped studio wich na dem commission am insyd 2014 by de Vice Chancellor.[18]

Vice-Chancellors[edit | edit source]

  • Prof. Jonathan O. Ndagi (1983-1990)
  • Prof. Suleyman O. Adeyemi (1990-1994)
  • Prof. Ibrahim H. Umar (1994-1997)
  • Prof. Muhammad A. Daniyan (1997-2002)
  • Prof. Hamman Sa'ad (2002-2007)
  • Prof. Muhammed S. Audu (2007-2012)
  • Prof. Musbau A. Akanji (2012-2017)
  • Prof. Abdullahi Bala (2017-2022)
  • Prof. Faruk Adamu Kuta (2022 - till date)

Notable alumni[edit | edit source]

  • Daniel Etim Effiong, Actor, filmmaker
  • Kemi Adesoye, Screenwriter
  • Michael Akanji, Sexual Health den Rights Advocate

References[edit | edit source]

  1. "Federal University of Technology Minna". www.4icu.org. Retrieved 10 March 2013.
  2. "Reorganisation of AJLAIS management.(Professional News and Events)(African Journal of Library, Archives and Information Science)". African Journal of Library, Archives and Information Science. April 1, 2008. Archived from the original on September 24, 2015. Retrieved March 10, 2013.
  3. "Welcome new members.(Inside ASAE)". Resource: Engineering & Technology for a Sustainable World. November 1, 2004. Archived from the original on September 24, 2015. Retrieved March 10, 2013.
  4. "FUT Minna Manufactures First Carbon Nanoparticles in Nigeria". Spotlight report. Archived from the original on 2020-01-16. Retrieved 2020-01-15.
  5. "History of the Library – FUTMINNA Library". Retrieved 2022-12-28.
  6. "School of Agriculture and Agriculture Technology". skylarmike. Archived from the original on 14 June 2021. Retrieved 10 May 2018.
  7. "School of Electrical Engineering and Technology". Retrieved 12 June 2017.
  8. "FUT MINNA - SCHOOL OF INFRASTRUCTURE, PROCESS ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY". centers.futminna.edu.ng. Retrieved 2022-07-17.
  9. "School of Innovative Technology". Godwin Increase. Retrieved 10 May 2009.
  10. "School of Environmental Technology". Retrieved 15 August 2019.
  11. "School of Life Sciences". Godwin Increase. Retrieved 12 May 2016.
  12. "School of Physical Sciences". Godwin Increase. Retrieved 6 November 2014.
  13. "Schooly of Information commuincation and Technology". Godwin Increase. Retrieved 15 March 2009.
  14. "School of Science And Technology Education". 6 November 2012.
  15. "Postgraduate School, Federal University of Technology, Minna – Technology for Empowerment". Retrieved 2022-07-17.
  16. 16.0 16.1 16.2 16.3 "A look at Futminna's science and technology drive".
  18. "Fire- guts Fut minna radio station". Channels TV. 16 January 2013. Retrieved 12 March 2013 – via Channelstv.com.

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