Nigeria federal ministry of education

Nigeria federal ministry of education

In this article I will to explain who are the NIGERIA federal ministry of education

What are the duties of Nigeria ministry of education. At the end of this post you will understand more about it

NIGERIA federal ministry of education

The Nigeria Federal Ministry of Education is a part of the Federal Ministries of Nigeria that directs education in Nigeria

Duties of ministry of education

To become an economic model, delivering sound education for public good.

To use education for fostering development of all the country Citizens to their full potentials in the promotion of a strong, democratic, egalitarian, prosperous, indivisible and indissoluble sovereign nation under God.

responsibilities of ministry of education

To Develop curricula and syllabuses at the National Level.

To Control and monitor the quality of education in the Country

To Formulate and co-ordinate a national policy on education

To Collect and collate data for purposes of education Planning and Financing

To Prescribe and maintain uniform standard of education throughout the Country

To Harmonize educational policies and procedures of all the States of the Federation through the instrumentality of the National Council on Education (NCE)

To Effect co-operation in educational matters on an international scale


Director. Universities

Director. Senior Secondary Education

Director. Education Support Services

Director. Basic Education

Director. Federal Education Quality Assurance Service

Director. Technology & Science Education

Director. Education Planning, Research & Development

Director. Federal Scholarships

Director. Information & Communication Technology

Director. Human Resource Management

Director. Finance & Accounts

Director. Procurement

Ag. Director. Reform Coordination & Service Improvement

Director. Internal Audit

Director. Library Services Unit

Director. Legal

Director. General Services

Director Colleges of Education

Director Polytechnics Education and Allied Institution

Director Special Duties

Organisation and function of ministry of education

Functions of ministry of education include

To Harmonizing educational policies and procedures of all the states of the federation through the instrumentality of the National Council on Education

To Collecting and collating data for purposes of educational planning and financing.

To Maintaining uniform standards of education throughout the country.

To Formulating a national policy on education.

To Effecting co-operation in educational matters on an international scale.

To Developing curricula and syllabuses at the national level in conjunction with other bodies

To Controlling the quality of education in the country through the supervisory role of the Inspectorate Services Department within the Ministry

Role duty and power of Nigeria ministers

Parastatal and agencies of ministry of education

Agencies of ministry of education includes

National Universities Commission (NUC), Abuja.

National Board for Arabic and Islamic Studies

(NBAIS), Kaduna.

National Board for Technical Education (NBTE), Kaduna.

National Commission for Colleges of Education (NCCE), Abuja.

Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC), Abuja.

National Commission for Nomadic Education (NCNE), Abuja.

National Commission for Adult Education Mass Literacy and Non-Formal Education (NMEC), Abuja.

Nigerian Educational Research and Development Council (NERDC), Sheda, FCT.

Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), Bwari, Abuja.

West African Examination Council (WAEC), Lagos.

National Examination Council (NECO), Minna, State.

National Business and Technical Examinations Board (NABTEB), Benin-city, Edo.

National Institute for Educational Planning & Administration (NIEPA), Ondo.

National Teachers Institute (NTI Archived 2022-05-26 at the Wayback Machine), Kaduna.

Nigerian Mathematical Centre (NMC), Sheda, FCT.

Nigerian French Language Village (NFV)Badagry, Lagos.

Nigerian Arabic Language Village (NALV) Ngala, Borno.

National Institute for Nigerian Languages (NINLAN) Aba, Abia.

Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TET FUND), Abuja.

National Library of Nigeria (NLN), Abuja.

Teachers’ Registration Council of Nigeria (TRCN), Abuja.

Computer Professionals Registration Council of Nigeria (CPN),

Departments of ministry of education

-Universities Education

Basic Education

-College of Education

– Senior School Education

-Education Support Services

-Federal Education Quality Assurance Service

-Technology & Science Education

Education Planning, Research & Development

-Federal Scholarships

– Information and Communication Technology

-Human Resource Management

-Finance and Accounts


Reform Coordination and Service Improvement

Internal Audit

– Library Services

-General Services Department

-Polytechnic Education & Allied Institutions

Institution under the federal ministry of education

There are 3 Institution under the ministry of education in Nigeria. They are

1 university

2 Polytechnics

3 college of education


There are 3 categories of university in Nigeria

Federal Universities

State Universities

Private Universities


There are 3 categories of polytechnics in Nigeria

Federal Polytechnics

State Polytechnics

Private Polytechnics

College Of Education

There are 3 categories of college of education in Nigeria

Federal College Of Education

State College Of Education

Private College Of Education

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