The Federal University Lokoja was established along with other eight (8) new Federal universities on the 16th February, 2011 following a pronouncement by President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan. Soon afterwards, a Vice Chancellor and Registrar in the persons of Professor Abdulmumini Hassan Rafindadi and Mrs. Habiba Anavoza Adeiza were appointed. The University is sited at Lokoja, the Capital city of Kogi State of Nigeria, in the North Central political zone. Our Vision is to be the best among the nine newly established Federal universities in Nigeria in 2011 and one of the top ten ranking universities in Africa. Our mission is to train employable graduates through competency-based teaching, applied research and practical community service to the catchment area, Africa and the world.