Colleges of Education Offering Arabic/History

This message is to inform the general public and all JAMB Candidates that the official list of colleges of Education offering Arabic/History in Nigeria is now available for candidates who wish to study Arabic / Hausa in any Nigerian Colleges of Education.

Below are the list of colleges of education that offer Arabic/ History as a course:


  • College Of Education, Ikere

College of Education, Ikere-Ekiti is a state college of education owned and managed by the Ekiti State Government, The College is located in Ikere-Ekiti, Ekiti State, South West Nigeria. The college aims at providing the necessary resources, environment, and services required in producing Excellent graduates who are set to take teacher roles amongst others in the Nigerian Education Sector. The college has a large and relatively diverse student body, IT has affordable tuition/fees which doesnt go higher than N100,000 and admission into this college is very competitive. College of Education, Ikere-Ekiti provides her students with good facilities, like accommodation/hostel facilities, Well-furnished Library, good classroom and road network etc. The college offers programs in Science & Technology, Arts, Management & Social Science.

  • College Of Education, Ilesha

In 1976, when Oyo state was created out of the former western state of Nigeria, there was no single college of education in the state. Erstwhile Oluyole College of Education, Ibadan, had been merged with Adeyemi College of Education, Ondo in 1967 during the first military era.

The general function of the college is to provide studies in education and for the purpose of carrying out that function; it is the duty of the college, so far as its resources permit, to provide facilities for courses of instruction leading to the award of bachelor’s degree and Nigeria certificate of Education. The subjects are determined from time to time by the academic board. The college was initially affiliated to the University of Ibadan until October, 1985. When it changed to the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife. The University of Affiliation has been responsible for the academic moderation and quality control of the college.

  • College Of Education, Ilorin

The Kwara State College of Education, Ilorin, which has as its motto: “EDUCATION FOR EXCELLENCE” was established in September, 1974. It was then christened School of Education, and administered by the Kwara State College of Technology, Ilorin.

  • College Of Education, Minna

The Niger State College of Education, Minna was established as an advanced teacher’s college by the defunct North Western State Government when there was need to establish an additional Advanced Teachers College in order to meet the searing teacher needs in the state. The college was cited in Minna in 1975.

  • College Of Education, Oro

The Kwara state college of Education Oro was the first College of Education to be established by the Kwara state Government in 1976 as an Advanced Teachers’ College with temporary site at the then temporary site of the federal Government College, Ilorin.

  • Emmanuel Alyande College Of Education, Oyo

Andrew’s College, Oyo (now Emmanuel Alayande College of Education, Oyo) was established as a Grade II Teacher’s College by the Church Missionary Society (C.M.S.) in 1896 and it ranked as the oldest Teachers’ Training College in Nigeria. In 1976, the clamour for its upgrading to an NCE awarding institution began

  • Fct College Of Education, Zuba

FCT College of Education, Zuba was founded in the year 1997. The college took off on the site of the defunct Government Teachers College Zuba, which had to be upgraded to a college of education with the abrogation of the Teachers’ Grade II Colleges.

The College was established in 1977 and moved to its present site in August 1985, which was formerly the site of Borno State Teachers’ College (B.T.C.), now located in Ngamdu.



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