How To Apply To School Of Nursing In Nigeria And Their Office Addresses



The nursing profession is a noble career and well respected both within and outside the nation. If you love to help people and have passion for people’s health, nursing is one of the great profession to consider. If you love to know more about nursing profession and its requirements, you are reading the right article. Just read till the end!

 

The school of nursing is the training ground for nurses. Currently there are 86 schools of nursing, 33 schools of basic midwifery, 45 post school of basic nursing and post school of basic midwifery each and 22 departments of nursing. Nursing and midwifery council of Nigeria is the body responsible for issuing of licenses and regulation of nursing programmes and training nationwide.

 

 

Admission Requirements

The admission requirements for nursing programme depends on the type of its programme you want to engage in. Below is a list of nursing programmes with their respective admission requirements.

 

General Nursing

Prospective students are required to have a minimum of five credit passes in WAEC and NECO in English Language and science subjects at not more than two sittings. This course will take 3 years to complete it. A successful student will become a registered nurse (RP). The general age requirement is between 18 and 35 years.

 

Post Nursing Programmes

There are post nursing programmes that can be studied at schools of nursing scattered all over Nigeria.  These programmes include post basic psychiatric nursing and post basic midwifery. Each of this course requires a registered nurse and some other requirements depending on the particular school. The two courses has a duration of one academic session. Successful candidates on the course will become Registered Psychiatric Nurse (RPN) and Registered Midwife (RM) respectively.

 

Post Basic General Nursing Certificate Programmes

There are a number of post basic general nursing programmes done at certificate level which include; Ear, Nose and Throat Nursing, Occupational Health Nursing, Burns and Plastic Nursing, Pre-operative Nursing, General Nursing, Paediatrics Nursing, Public Health Nursing, Anaesthetist Nursing, Cardiothoracic Nursing, Orthopaedic Nursing, Accident and Emergency Nursing etc. The candidates for these certificate course must be a registered nurse or midwife with at least one year experience and license of operation. These courses have a year duration of training.

 

You may also read through requirements for each programme here http://www.nmcn.gov.ng/requirement.html

 

Application Process

Application process is uniform for general nursing across the country. Applicants are to obtain an application form which will be filled with all information and academic requirements details. They are then made to pass through an assessment after which successful candidates will be shortlisted for interview. Only successful candidates from interview will be granted admission. It is to be noted that you can also study nursing in some universities,  the requirements are the same.

 

For further details about nursing programmes, you may reach out to nursing and midwifery council of Nigeria by email info@nmcn.gov.ng or call 07029234588. You may also visit any school of nursing close to you to make enquiry.

 

List Of Nursing Schools And Midwifing In Nigeria 

ABIA STATE

Schools of Nursing: Accreditation Status 1. S.O.N., ABSUTH, Aba – Final, July 2008 2. S.O.N., Umuahia, – Provisional, July 2008 3. S.O.N., Amachara – Provisional, July 2008.

Schools of Midwifery: 1. S.O.P.B.M., Umuahia – Provisional, July 2008 2. S.O.P.B.M., ABSUTH, Aba – Provisional, July 2008 3. S.O.P.B.M., Abiriba – Provisional, July 2008 4. S.O.B.M., Amachara – Embargo on Students’ intake, July 2008

           

ADAMAWA STATE

College of Nursing and Midwifery, Yola 1. Dept. of Nursing – Provisional, August 2007 1. Dept. of Basic Midwifery – Provisional, August 2007

 

AKWA-IBOM STATE

Schools of Nursing 1. S.O.N., Anua-Uyo – Provisional, June 2006 2. S.O.N., Ikot-Ekpene – Provisional, June 2006 3. S.O.N Eket – Provisional, October 2008 4. S.O.N., Ituk-Mbang – Provisional, December 2007.

Schools of Midwifery:, 1. S.O.P.B.M., Anua-Uyo – Provisional, June 2006 2. S.OP.B.M. Urua Akpan – Provisional, June 2006 3. S.O.P.B.M., Ituk-Mbang – Provisional, December 2007 4. S.O.P.B.M., Iquita-Oron – Provisional, June 2006

 

ANAMBRA STATE

Schools of Nursing: 1. S.O.N., Iyi-Enu. – Provisional, August 2009 2. S.O.N., NAUTH, Nnewi – Provisional, December 2007 3. S.O.N., Ihiala – Final, December 2007 4. S.O.N., Nkpor – Provisional, December 2007

Schools of Midwifery: 1. S.O.B.M., Adazi – Provisional, December 2007 2. S.O.P.B.M., Ihiala. – Provisional, December 2007 3. S.O.P.M., Waterside, Onitsha – Final, December 2007 4. S.O.B.M., Nkpor – Provisional, December 2006

 

BAUCHI STATE

School of Nursing: S.O.N., Bauchi – Provisional, August 2007.

School of Midwifery:S.O.B.M., Bauchi – Provisional, August 2007

 

BAYELSA

School of Nursing:S.O.N., Tombia – Final, March 2007

 

BENUE

Schools of Nursing: 1. S.O.N., Makurdi. – Final, February 2007 2. S.O.N., Mkar – Provisional, June 2006.

Schools of Midwifery: 1. S.O.B.M. Makurdi – Provisional, Feb 2007 2. S.O.B.M., Mkar. – Final, June 2006

 

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BORNO

Schools of Nursing: 1. S.O.N., U.M.T.H., Maiduguri – Provisional, August 2007 2. S.O.N., Maiduguri – Provisional, August 2007

School of Midwifery: S.O.B.M., Maiduguri. – Final, August 2007

 

CROSS RIVER

Schools of Nursing: 1. S.O.N.,Calabar. – Provisional, December 2006 2. S.O.N., Ogoja – Provisional, May 2009 3. S.O.N., Itigidi – Provisional, May 2009 4. S.O.N. UCTH, Calabar. – Provisional, July 2009.

Schools of Midwifery:1. S.O.P.B.M., Calabar – Provisional, December 2007 2. S.O.P.B.M., Ogoja provisional sept 2010 3. S.O.P.B.M., Obudu  provisional oct 2008

 

DELTA

Schools of Nursing: 1. S.O.N., Agbor – Provisional, June 2006 2. S.O.N., Eku – Provisional, December 2006 3. S.O.N., Warri – Provisional, June 2006

Schools of Midwifery: 1. S.O.P.B.M., Asaba – Provisional, June 2006 2. S.O.P.B.M., Sapele – Provisional, June 2006

 

EBONYI

School of Nursing: S.O.N., Afikpo – Final, December 2007

School of Midwifery: S.O.P.B.M., Afikpo – Provisional, December 2007

 

EDO

Schools of Nursing: 1. S.O.N.,U.B.T.H., Benin-City – Provisional, June 2006 2. S.O.N., Igbinedion Uni. Teach Hosp.Okada – Provisional, March 2005

Schools of Midwifery: 1. S.O.B.M., Benin-City, – Final, December 2006 2. S.O.P.B.M., U.B.T.H., Benin -City – Final, June 2006 3. S.O.B.M., St. Philomena’s Hosp.,Benin-City – Provisional, December 2006 4. S.O.B.M., Zuma memorial hosp, Irrua – Provisional, June 2006 5. S.O.B.M., Uromi – Provisional, December 2006

 

EKITI

School of Nursing: S.O.N.,-Ado-Ekiti – Provisional, June 2006

School of Midwifery: S.O.P.B.M., Ado-Ekiti – Provisional, June 2006

ENUGU

Schools of Nursing: 1. S.O.N., ESUTH, Enugu – Provisional, December 2007 2. S.O.N.BSH, Nsukka – Provisional, November 2006 3. S.O.N., U.N.T.H., Enugu – Final, November 2008.

Schools of Midwifery:1. S.O.P.B.M., U.N.T.H., Enugu – Provisional, May 2009 2. S.O.P.B.M., BSH, Nsukka – Final, December 2006 3. S.O.P.B.M., ESUT Hospital, – Provisional, Feb 2009

 

GOMBE

School of Nursing: S.O.N., Gombe – Provisional, Jan 2005

School of Midwifery: S.O.B.M, Gombe – Provisional, Jan 2005

 

IMO

Schools of Nursing: 1. S.O.N., Mbano – Final, May 2008 3. S.O.N., Emekuku – Provisional, May 2008 4. S.O.N., Umulogho,Obowo – Provisional, March 2010 5. S.O.N., Amaigbo. – Final, May 2008

Schools of Midwifery: 1. S.O.P.B.M., Emekuku – Provisional, May 2008 3. S.O.P.B.M., Awo- Omamma – Provisional, May 2008

 

JIGAWA

School of Nursing: 1. S.O.N., Birnin-Kudu – Provisional, December 2007

 

KADUNA

Schools of Nursing: 1. S.O.N., Wusasa, – Provisional, July 2009 2. S.O.N., A.B.U.T.H., Zaria – Provisional, December 2006 3. College of Nursing, Kafanchan – Provisional, December 2006 4. S.O.N., St. Gerard’s Hosp., Kakuri – Provisional, Feb 2007.

Schools of Midwifery: 1. S.O.P.B.M.,A.B.U.T.H., Zaria – Final, December 2007 2. S.O.B.M., Zonkwa – Provisional, July 2006 3. S.O.P.B.M., Wusasa – Provisional, July 2009 4. College of Basic Midwifery, Kafanchan – Provisional, December 2006

 

KANO

School of Nursing: S.O.N., Kano – Final, October 2008

School of Midwifery: 1. S.O.P.B.M., Kano – Final, December 2006 2. S.O.B.M, Danbatta, Kano – Provisional, March 2010

 

KATSINA

School of Nursing: S.O.N., Katsina – Provisional, June 2006

School of Midwifery: S.O.B.M., Malumfashi, – Provisional, July 2006

 

KOGI

Schools of Nursing: 1. S.O.N., Obangede, – Final, January 2008. 2. S.O.N., Egbe – Final, July 2006.

Schools of Midwifery:1. S.O.P.B.M., Egbe – Final, June 2006

 

KWARA

College of Nursing and Midwifery, Ilorin 1. S.O.N. Ilorin, – Provisional, December 2007 2. S.O.P.B.M.. Ilorin – Provisional, August 2007

 

KEBBI

School of Nursing: S.O.N., Birnin Kebbi – Final, feb 2007 School of MidwiferyS.O.B.M., Binin Kebbi – Final, Feb 2007

 

LAGOS

Schools of Nursing: 1 S.O.N., L.U.T.H., Idi-Araba – Provisional, May 2007 2. S.O.N., Military Hosp. Yaba – Final, feb 2009

Schools of Midwifery: 2. S.O.P.B.M., L.U.T.H., Idi-Araba – Provisional, March 2007 3. S.O.P.B.M., Military Hosp. Yaba – Final, feb 2007

 

NASARAWA

School of Nursing: S.O.N., Lafia – Provisional, December 2007

 

NIGER

School of Nursing: S.O.N., Bida – Provisional, December 2007

School of Midwifery:S.O.B.M., Minna – Provisional, December 2007

 

OGUN

Schools of Nursing: 1. S.O.N., Abeokuta – Provisional, Feb 2008 2. S.O.N., Ijebu-Ode – Provisional, Sept 2008 3. S.O.N., Lantoro – Provisional, February, 2007 4. S.O.N, Ilaro – Provisional, July, 2010

Schools of Midwifery: 1. S.O.P.B.M., Abeokuta – Provisional, Jan 2006 2. S.O.P.B.M., Ijebu-Ode – Provisional, September 2008

 

ONDO

School of Nursing: S.O.N., Akure – Final, May 2007

School of Midwifery:S.O.B.M., Akure -Provisional, july 2007

 

OSUN

Schools of Nursing: 1. S.O.N., O.A.U.T.H.C, Ile-Ife – Provisional, November 2006 2. S.O.N., O.A.U.T.H.C, Ilesa – Provisional, November 2006 3. S.O.N., Osogbo., – Provisional, January 2008 4. S.O.N., Seventh Day Adventist Hosp. Ile-Ife – Final, July 2006

Schools of Midwifery:1. S.O.P.B.M., O.A.U.T.H.C, Ilesa – Provisional, November 2006 2. S.O.P.B.M., Osogbo., – Provisional, January 2008

 

OYO

Schools of Nursing: 1. S.O.N., U.C.H., Ibadan – Final, June 2006 2. S.O.N., Eleyele,Ibadan – Final, February,  2008 3. S.O.N., B.M.C, Ogbomoso – Provisional, July 2006 4. S.O.N., B.M.C., Saki – Provisional, July 2006.

Schools of Midwifery: 1. S.O.P.B.M., Yemetu, Ibadan – Final, February,  2008 2. S.O.P.B.M., U.C.H., Ibadan – Provisional, may 2008 3. S.O.P.B.M., Oluyoro, Ibadan – Provisional, July 2006 4. S.O.P.B.M., B.M. C., Ogbomoso – Provisional, June 2006 5 S.O.P.B.M., B. M.C., Saki – Provisional, June 2006 6. S.O.B.M., Muslim Hosp. Saki – Provisional, May 2010

 

PLATEAU

Schools of Nursing: 1. S.O.N., Vom – Provisional, nov 2008 2. S.O.N., JUTH., Jos – Provisional, nov 2008.

Schools of Midwifery: 1. S.O.B.M., Vom – Provisional, October 2008 2. S.O.P.B.M., O.L.A., Jos – Provisional, sept, 2009 3. S.O.P.B.M., JUTH., – Provisional, October 2008

 

RIVERS

School of Nursing: S.O.N., Port-Harcourt – Provisional, july 2008

School of Midwifery:S.O.P.B.M. Port-Harcourt – Provisional, feb 2008

 

SOKOTO

Schools of Nursing: 1. S.O.N., Sokoto – Final, feb 2007 2. S.O.N., U.D.U.T.H., Sokoto – Final, feb 2007.

Schools of Midwifery:1. S.O.B.M.., Sokoto – Final, FEB 2007 2. S.O.P.B.M.., U.D.U.T.H. – Provisional, DEC 2008

 

YOBE

School of Nursing: Dr shehu sule S.O.N., Damaturu – Provisional, October 2008

 

ZAMFARA

School of Nursing S.O.N., Gusau – Provisional, April 2007 School of Midwifery S.O.P.B.M. Gusau – Provisional, April 2007

 

F.C.T(ABUJA)

School of Nursing: S.O.N., Gwagwalada – Final, December 2007



School of Midwifery: S.O.B.M., Gwagwalada – Provisional, December 2007   EMBARGO HAS BEEN PLACED ON STUDENTS’ INTAKE INTO THE FOLLOWING SCHOOLS   ABIA S.O.B.M., Amachara – Embargo on students’ intake, July, 2008 IMO S.O.N., owerri – Embargo on students’ intake, NOV, 2005 S.O.B.M., Aboh mbaise – Embargo on students’ intake, AUG, 2008 KOGI S.O.P.B.M., Anyigba – Embargo on students’ intake, Jan, 2008 LAGOS S.O.N., awolowo rd ikoyi – Embargo on students’ intake, DEC, 2007 S.O.P.B.M., awolowo rd ikoyi – Embargo on students’ intake, DEC, 2007 TARABA College of Nursing and Midwifery, Jalingo 1. S.O.N., Jalingo – Embargo on students’ intake, August 2007 2. S.O.B.M., Jalingo – Embargo on students’ intake, August 2007

 

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