Visison and Mission University of Maiduguri

Vision Statement

The University of Maiduguri, apart from achieving competence in the basic Arts and Sciences, aims at excellence in Agriculture, Pastoralism, Engineering, Human and Veterinary Medicine as well as Information Technology and in Arid Zone, Trans-Saharan and Inter-African Peace and Strategic Studies. The University also aims to provide private and public morality, discipline, accountability and probity as well as development of cooperation through participation, research and dissemination of information.


Mission Statement

The University of Maiduguri shall be an institution dedicated to scholarship and learning in the Arts, Sciences, Humanities and Technology, and the development of moral and civic character of all persons that pass through her portals. The University shall facilitate and advance scholarship and learning, especially in view of her location in the Sahelian environment of the North-Eastern Nigeria, and being at crossroads of African and Middle-Eastern cultures.


Objectives of the University

As enunciated in the University of Maiduguri Act 1979 the following objectives would be pursued by the University:

  • a. encourage the advancement of learning and hold out to all persons without distinction of race, creed, sex or political conviction the opportunity of acquiring a higher and liberal education;
  • b. provide courses of instruction and other facilities for the pursuit of learning in all its branches, and to make those facilities available on proper terms to such persons as are equipped to benefit from them;
  • c. encourage and promote scholarship and conduct research in all fields of learning and human endeavor;
  • d. relate its activities to social, cultural and economic needs of the people of Nigeria; and undertake any other activities appropriate for a University of the highest standard.