Health Centre

We are excited to welcome you to the UNIVERSITY HEALTH SERVICES (UHS)

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Location: University Medical Centre, Adankolo Campus, Lokoja

GRS Coordinates:

Latitude:      N 7°  47`  19``

Longitude:   E  6° 43`  49``

Altitude:        78.2 M

Accuracy:       20.9 M



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(We welcome partners and collaborators in the areas of services, training and research)


The UHS is led by an Acting Medical Director. He is Dr. Chinemerem Magnus Ogaraku. He coordinates the activities of the department with the unit leaders


In line with the Vision of the Federal University Lokoja "To be the best among the nine newly established  federal universities in Nigeria in 2011 and one of the top 10 ranking universities in Africa", The University Health Services aims at providing excellent and timely healthcare services, deploying technology and innovation, to the university community, the people of Kogi state and Nigeria.

Brief History

The UHS was established at the inception of the University. We officially commenced operations in December 2012.

We are open 24 hours daily. Medical Doctors consultation is daily from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm from Mondays to Fridays.

We offer integrated, quality and easily accessible health services where FUL students, members of staff and the University host community find assistance for a wide range of their health concerns.

We are the preferred Medical Services Provider for students and members of Staff of FUL who are enrollees of health insurance


  • Comprehensive outpatient and inpatient care (Family Medicine)
  • Medical consulting
  • Counselling
  • Nursing
  • Minor Surgical procedures
  • Ante Natal Care
  • Immunization
  • Family planning
  • Health promotion, education and Diseases Prevention
  • Medical Laboratory
  • Ultra Sound Scanning
  • Pharmacy
  • Health Information Management System (Medical Records)
  • Canteens, Restaurants, Mobile food vendors and Bukataria Inspection and certification
  • Certification of Medical Fitness
  • Crèche
  • Public lectures
  • Occupational health including Medical Board of examiners
  • Public Health Alerts and routine warnings
  • Tertiary Institutions Social Health Insurance (TI-SHIP)
  • Community Social Health Insurance
  • Formal Sector Health Insurance (NHIS)
  • Ambulance and recovery services
  • Sports Medicine and Students' excursion support
  • Free rural health missions in furtherance of community services of the university

Corporate Social Responsibility/ Community Services

The Federal University Lokoja extends community services to host communities through periodic Free Medical Missions. These have been held in the following locations:

Adankolo Community

Anaga of Ganaja Palace

Crusher village centre


Future Goals

  • Expansion and remodeling of the Medical Centre
  • Establishment of Students' Centre
  • Movement to the university’s permanent site in line with the university strategic plan