Federal University Ndufu-Alike Ikwo


Excellence and Integrity

Federal University Ndufu-Alike, Ikwo (FUNAI) in Ebonyi State of Nigeria was founded on 26February 2011.

The University, under the visionary and dynamic leadership of Distinguished Professor Oyewusi Ibidapo-Obe FAS, FAAS, FTWAS, FNCS, FNIM, OFR, aspires to be a world-class centre of learning and research that will be reputable nationally and internationally.

  • With outstanding talent, state-of-the-art equipment and laboratories, and innovative technologies our scholars are engaged daily in investigations that offer great promise for scientific advancement, and new understanding and solutions to the social and political problems that confront Nigeria in particular and the world in general.
  • FUNAI prides itself on offering an excellent learning experience for students, informed by the latest research and facilitated by a high-quality learning environment with multi-media classrooms and a modern library. We are particularly committed to providing our students with essential foundation skills with a comprehensive understanding of their relevant disciplines. Our students are expected to display enterprise, creativity, independent thinking and intellectual rigour, as well as practical awareness of the professions, industry and business.


The Federal University Ndufu-Alike, Ikwo is to become a vibrant centre of learning and research that will be reputable nationally and internationally and a hub for the economic transformation and development of the region through creative and innovative endeavours.


To take a leading role in fostering the economic development of Ebonyi State and the entire Nigerian society at large through specific education, training and outreach activities.


To raise problem solvers for the nation through the production of highly skilled and motivated graduates. To pay particular attention to research activities that will address and impact positively on the lives of the people of Ebonyi State and Nigeria in general.

Inaugural Faculties

  • Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Science and Technology
  • Basic Medical Sciences

Forthcoming Faculties and Centres

  • Medicine and Surgery
  • Engineering
  • Entrepreneurship and Employability Centre

FUNAI nurtures the spirit of entrepreneurship and self-reliance

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