The National Open University of Nigeria was established in July 1983 as an Open and Distance Learning (ODL) institution. However, the University was suspended in 1984 by the Federal Military Government and the institution didn’t take off again until 2002 during the tenure of President Olusegun Obasanjo.
The University offers academic programmes that range from Arts, Law, Health to the Management Sciences.
Overall, the degree programmes at NOUN are quite beneficial to the different sectors of the economy and have been tailored towards a globalised economy.
Some of the advantages of the education in this type of institution include:
- An excellent alternative to satellite campuses
- Cost effectiveness
- Flexibility of delivery system
- Improved economies of scale
- Maximum utilisation of academic personnel
- On-the-job training for teachers
- Promotion of lifelong learning and Education for All
- Propagation of national orientation
- Provision of non-formal education
- Provision of vocational education
In this post, we’ve compiled a list of the 55 NOUN study centres spread across the country.
- ABEOKUTA STUDY CENTRE:
NNPC Mega Station, Ogun State.
- ABUJA STUDY CENTRE:
5 Dar-E-Salaam, (Off Amino Kano Crescent) Wuse II Abuja.
- ADO-EKITI STUDY CENTRE:
Government Housing Estate, Afao Road, Ado-Ekiti.
- AKURE STUDY CENTRE NOUN:
Old NRC Building Idanre Road, Ondo State
- ASABA STUDY CENTRE:
NOUN Study Centre Federal College of Education (Technical), Asaba.
- AWKA STUDY CENTRE:
NOUN Study Centre,Defunct Party Building P. M. B. 2017, Abagana, Anambra State.
- BAUCHI STUDY CENTRE:
Former NRC Building Federal Low Cost Housing Estate. Bauchi
- BENIN STUDY CENTRE NOUN:
Ekenwa Road, (Old SDP Secretariat) Benin City, Edo State.
- CALABAR STUDY CENTRE:
Murtala Mohammed Highway, Opposite Zone 6 Police Hqrts (Former Teachers training Collage) Calabar, Cross River State.
- Centre For Educational Technology and Entrepreneurial Development (CETED), Old NETC, By Trade Fair Complex, KM 4 Zaria Road, Kaduna.
- COMMUNITY STUDY CENTRE EMEVOR:
72 Emevor-Ughelli Road , Emevor, Isoko North Local GOVT. Area, Delta State
- COMMUNITY STUDY CENTRE, AWA-IJEBU:
Ijebu Awa, East Local Govt. Area, Ogun State.
- COMMUNITY STUDY CENTRE, GULAK:
Former SDP Party Secretariat, Maiduguri – Mubi Express Way.
- COMMUNITY STUDY CENTRE, IYARA:
Defunct Party Building Secretariat, Iyara – Kabba Road.
- COMMUNITY STUDY CENTRE, OGORI:
Aiyeromi along Ogori-Ekpe Road, before General Hospital Ogori.
- DAMATURU STUDY CENTRE:
Former Amusement Park, Maiduguri Road, Damaturu, Yobe
- DUTSE STUDY CENTRE:
3rd Floor Federal Government Secretariat. Kiyawa Road, Dutse
- ENUGU STUDY CENTRE:
Nike-Lake Road, Enugu, Enugu State.
- FCT Abuja Planning Office 5 Dar-E-Salaam, (Off Amino Kano Crescent) Wuse II Abuja. firstname.lastname@example.org
- GOMBE STUDY CENTRE:
After All Saints College, Gombe Federal Low Cost, P. M. B 0163, Gombe.
- GUSAU STUDY CENTRE:
Federal College of Education (Technical), Zaira Road, Gusau.
- IBADAN STUDY CENTRE:
Ibadan NOUN Study Centre, Former Party Secretariat, Faith Clinic Road Ijokodo Junction, Sango-Eleyele PMB 5061, Ibadan.
- ILORIN STUDY CENTRE:
NOUN Study Centre, Kulende Housing Estate, Ilorin.
- JALINGO STUDY CENTRE:
Education Resource Centre, Former T/C Staff Quarter Jalingo, Taraba State.
- JOS STUDY CENTRE:
NOUN Study Centre, Lomay International Hotel Road, P.M.B.0983, Bukuru, Sabon Barki, Jos. email@example.com
- KADUNA STUDY CENTRE:
Kaduna Campus (old NETC) by Trade Fair Complex, KM 4 Zaria Road, Kaduna.
- KANO STUDY CENTRE:
Independence Road, Sauna-Dakata, Kano
- KATSINA STUDY CENTRE:
After Katsina State House of Assembly, Kaita Road, Katsina State,
- KEBBI STUDY CENTRE:
NOUN Study Centre, Jega, Birnin – Kebbi Road.
- LAFIA STUDY CENTRE NOUN Study Centre, Bukan – Sidi, Jos Road, Lafia.
- LAGOS STUDY CENTRE:
NERDC, Agidingbi Beside Fela Shrine, Ikeja.
- LOKOJA STUDY CENTRE:
Lokoja study center, Defunct NRC Secretariat, Opposite Bishop Dennis College, Lokoja, Kogi State.
- MACARTHY STUDY CENTRE:
38/40 McCarthy, Off Obalende Road, Opp Ghana High Commission, Lagos Island, Lagos.
- MAIDUGURI STUDY CENTRE:
Baga Road, P. O. Box 548, Maiduguri, Borno State.
- MAKURDI STUDY CENTRE:
Former NDE Office, Opposite Mechanic Village, Kanshio, Makurdi, Benue State
- MINNA STUDY CENTRE:
NRC Secretariat, Opp Mariam Babangida Girls Science College, Bosso, Minna, Niger State.
- NOUN Special Study Centre for the Nigerian Army:
Army School of Education, Sobi Cantonment, P.M.B 1514, Ilorin.
- NOUN Special Study Centre, Nigerian Immigrations Services:
Pension Board Office, (immediately after Atlas Hotel) Secretariat Road Gwagwalada, Abuja.
- NOUN Special Study Centre, Nigerian Prisons Services:
Enugu Maximum Prisons, Port harcourt Maximum Prisons,
Kirikiri Maximum Prisons
- NOUN Special Study Centre, Nigerian Public Service:
Public Service Institute of Nigeria (PSIN) Study Centre, Kubwa Express Way, Dutsen Alhaji Abuja.
- NOUN Special Study Centre, Nigerian Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC):
Civil Defense Academy, Sauka-Abuja
- NOUN Special Study Centre,Nigerian Police:
Directorate of Police Education Complex (Beside Mopol Barracks) Suleja Express Way Dei dei, Kubwa, Abuja.
- NOUN Special Study Centre:
325 Ground Training Group, Nigerian Air Force Base, Kaduna.
- NOUN Special Study Centre:
National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) Plot 1236, Sepele Street, Garki II, Abuja.
- NOUN Study Centre, Nigerian Navy NNS QUORRA, Apapa, Lagos firstname.lastname@example.org
- NOUN Study Centre:
Bill Clinton Avenue, Sauka, Abuja
- OSOGBO STUDY CENTRE:
Beside St. Charles, Okedo, Former SDP Building, Ilesha Road, Oshogbo, Osun State.
- OTUKPO STUDY CENTRE:
Otukpo study centre. 59/ 60 Upu Road Otukpo, Benue State.
- OWERRI STUDY CENTRE NOUN:
c/o Federal Polytechnic, Nekedi, Owerri/Aba Road, P.M.B 1036, Nekede, Owerri.
- PORTHARCOURT STUDY CENTRE:
John Campus (Aba Road, near Garrison), Rumuolumeni PMB 5047, Port Harcourt.
- SOKOTO STUDY CENTRE:
Shehu Shagari College of Education, Sokoto.
- UMUDIKE STUDY CENTRE:
National Root Crop Institute P M B 7296 Umuahia, Abia State.
- UYO STUDY CENTRE:
NOUN Study Centre, 3 Mbaba Afia Street, Off Aka Road,Uyo, Akwa Ibom
- YENAGOA STUDY CENTRE:
Swali Road, Beside UBA Bank Yenagoa.
- YOLA STUDY CENTRE:
Army Barracks Road, Yola.