I am delighted to welcome you to Federal University Lafia where excellence is nurtured as our pride, pursued and celebrated as we work to create positive change for a better world.
Your years at University are very important. While you are here, we encourage you to strike a healthy balance between your academic activities and your enjoyment of the rich sporting and cultural opportunities that the University offers. Our goal is to educate you as a whole person and we recognise that some of the important lessons you will learn will take place... Read More
The vision of the Federal University Lafia is to be a renowned and respected centre of learning, research and innovation, constituting a centre point for positive socio-economic transformation of the region.
The mission of the Federal University Lafia is training of graduates and equipping them with life and entrepreneurial skills needed for economic development of the nation.
The philosophy of the Federal University of Lafia is anchored on its core values of academic quality, critical thinking, innovation, entrepreneurship, excellence, social responsibility, and sustained development. Education has to be of the right quality and scope to impact positively on development. Content of training should be relevant to the host region of the Institution. Research and Community service shall address most challenges in the State and shall impact positively in the quality of life of the people.
The motto of FULafia is Integrity, Innovation, and Excellence. the three keywords in this phrase constitute the guiding tenets of this pioneer model University. Graduates from the University are expected not only to excel in their chosen fields of endeavor, but also to imbibe a spirit of innovation and integrity. The colors of FULafia are gold, green and white. Gold is a rare precious meta and the deep gold color represents the rich soil from which the State's treasures emanate. The green color represents agriculture. The white color represents peace and harmony.
The Federal University of Lafia (FULafia) was established in February 2011 by the Federal Government of Nigeria for the public benefit and it is recognized globally. Throughout our great history, FULafia has offered access to a wide range of academic opportunities.
The pioneer Vice Chancellor of the University was Professor Ekanem Ikpi Braide and the current Vice Chancellor is Professor Muhammad Sanusi Liman. The Federal University Lafia started with an initial student population of 243 at the commencement of academic activities in 2012, which has now increased to over 5000 in the 2018/2019 academic session.