The TVET institutions under the purview of NBTE comprises Polytechnics, Monotechnics, Innovation Enterpise Institutions refered to as IEIs, Vocational Enterprise Institutions refered to as VEIs and Technical College. The following is the digest of statistical data of these institutions for the 2011/12, 2012/13, 2013/14 and 2014/15 academic sessions. The statistical digest of each of the TVET institution listed above are presented in separate chapters in much the same order for easy location and reading. Coverage of the Institutions’ Digest The institutions listed under each of the TVET institution types in this Digest have been officially recognized by NBTE to operate. Also, the full and part-time programmes and trades covered are those that have been standardized by NBTE, and have been granted interim or full accreditation. Therefore, anynother programme offered by the institution or any other institutions’ own certification are exempted for the purpose of this publication. The statistical data presented across these TVET institutions comprises students enrolment and out-turn, teaching and non-teaching staff distribution for the 2011/12, 2012/13, 2013/14 and 2014/15 academic sessions.
This is the 19th Edition of the Directory of accredited programmes offered in all institutions under the regulation of NBTE in Nigeria. It contains the list of programmes that are granted full accreditation and Interim accreditation. It is published in exercise of the powers conferred on the Board by the Education (National Minimum Standards and Establishment of Institutions) CAP E3 LFN 2004. Accreditation has been granted to the following categories of institutions: i. Polytechnics; ii. Colleges of Agriculture; iii. Innovation Enterprise Institutions; iv. Colleges of Health Sciences; v. Specialized Institutions; vi. Technical Colleges; and vii. Vocational Enterprise Institutions. Approved institutions offering the approved programmes can award the following certificates as the case may be and as appropriate to the graduate of the programmes: i. National Diploma (ND) ii. Higher National Diploma (HND) iii. Full Professional Diploma [Post-HND] or iv. National Innovation Diploma (NID) v. National Vocational Certificate (NVC) vi. National Technical Certificate (NTC) vii. National Business Certificate (NBC) viii. Advanced National Technical Certificate (ANTC) ix. Advanced National Business Certificate (ANBC)
We wish to bring to the attention of the general public (especially heads of TVET institutions and proprietors of private TVET institutions) of an impersonation case against the Executive Secretary NBTE by one Austin Okereke and his team. The activity of this criminal minded person includes among others presenting himself as the Executive Secretary of NBTE and writing fake letters with a view to extort the polytechnics and similar institutions by taking advantage of the Board's accreditation exercise. This fraudulent act has been going on for a while. The GSM number he uses for such criminal act is 0813 959 0392.
The NBTE Centre of Excellence under the National Board for Technical Education (NBTE) was established by the Management of NBTE through the Governing Board in 2010, to build on the achievements of the UNESCO-Nigeria TVE project on Revitalization of Technical and Vocational Education in Nigeria, to facilitate the capacity development of TVET personals, promote innovation and enhance partnership. The Centre formally took off on 1st January 2012. It is also one of the UNEVOC Centres in Nigeria.
The Federal Government established the National Board for Technical Education by Act 9 of January 1977. In August, 1985 and January 1993 respectively, the Federal Government enacted Act 16 (Education (National Minimum Standards and Establishment of Institutions) Act) and Act 9 (Education (National Minimum Standards and Establishment of Institutions) (Amendment) Act). With these Acts, the functions of the Board were extended to include accreditation of academic programmes in all Technical and Vocational Education (TVE) institutions. Act No.9 of 1st January 1993 further empowered the Board to recommend the establishment of private Polytechnics and Monotechnics in Nigeria.
TPL Ekpenyong Now Acting Executive Secretary of NBTE as Dr. Kazaure’s Ten Years Tenure Ends Town Planner Ekpenyong Edet Ekpenyong is now the Acting Executive Secretary of the National Board for Technical Education (NBTE). Mr. Ekpenyong, who is a Fellow of the Nigerian Institute of Town Planners (NITP) and immediate past Chairman of the Kaduna State Chapter of the Institute, was handed down the interim leadership of the Board following the exit of the former Executive Secretary, Dr. Masa’udu Adamu Kazaure, mni whose second and final term as the Executive Secretary of the Board ended on Monday 5th October, 2020.
Dr. Kazaure Winds Down as ES NBTE Following his re-appointment as the Executive Secretary of the National Board for Technical Education (NBTE) for the 2nd and final tenure of five years with effect from 6th October, 2015, Dr. Masa’udu Adamu Kazaure mni is winding down as the Executive Secretary of Board at the expiration of his second term on 5th October, 2020.
NAHCO Meets NBTE on Establishment of Institute The Manament Committee of the National Hajj Commission (NAHCO) led by its Chairman, Zikirullah Kunle Hassan was at the National Board for Technical Education (NBTE), Kaduna to consult with the Board on procedures and processes for the establishment of its proposed National Hajj Training Institute.
NSQF: Kaduna Polytechnic Issues Certificates to 33 Quality Assurance Assessors The Rector of Kaduna Polytechnic, Prof. Idris Bugaje has encouraged Degree and Diploma holders across the country to enroll for the National Skills Qualification Framework (NSQF) to enhance their employability as according to him, certified skills are the new currency in employment globally.