A comprehensive List of approved Hospitals for Nursing internship in Nigeria.

I know there was a time this was a burning issue but yes BNSc Nurses (Nursing graduates) now go a their compulsory one year internship training program just like medical doctors, medical lab scientists, pharmacists, and physiotherapists. Many persons do not know this because it is not well documented on the internet.

List of approved Hospitals for Nursing internship in Nigeria
A Nigerian Nurse intern

Nursing internship program was approved by the federal government of Nigeria in 2016 and many hospitals especially teaching hospitals, federal medical centres, some state run general hospitals and some big private hospitals have been approved for nursing interns with pay.
However, they didn’t all start taking nurse interns at the same time… University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital, UNTH, was the earliest bird, they started employing nurse interns as far pay as 2016 when the programme was just implemented, UBTH started taking nursing interns in 2018 while Central Hospital Benin City commenced the employment of BSC nurses for their mandatory internship program in 2019.


List of approved Hospitals for Nursing internship in Nigeria.

  • 48th Armed Forces Hospital, Lagos
  • 68th Armed Forces Hospital, Lagos
  • Abia State University Teaching Hospital, Aba
  • Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University Teaching Hospital, Bauchi
  • Ahmadu Bello University Teaching Hospital, Zaria
  • Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital, Kano
  • Anambra State University Teaching Hospital, Amaku Awka
  • Armed Forces Hospital and all military hospitals in the country
  • Aso Rock Clinic
  • Babcock University Teaching Hospital
  • Baptist Medical Centre, Saki
  • Barau Dikko Specialist Hospital, Kaduna
  • Benue State University Teaching Hospital Makurdi
  • Bingham University Teaching Hospital Jos
  • Braithewaite Memorial Hospital, Port Harcourt
  • Central Hospital, Benin City
  • Dalhatu Araf Hospital, Lafia
  • Delta State University Teaching Hospital, Oghara
  • Dental Centre Complex Dugbe, Ibadan
  • Duro Soleye Hospital, Ikeja
  • Ebonyi State University Teaching Hospital, Abakaliki
  • Eko Hospital Plc, Ikeja
  • First Consultant medical centre Obalande
  • Garki Hospital, Abuja
  • General Hospital Onitsha
  • General Hospital, Ikot-Ekpene
  • General Hospital, Minna
  • General Hospital/Island Maternity/Massey
  • Children’s Hospital, Lagos
  • Havanah Specialist Hospital Ltd, Surulere
  • Holy Rosary Hospital Emekuku
  • Igbinedion University Teaching Hospital, Okada
  • Immanuel General Hospital, Eket
  • Imo State University Teaching Hospital Orlu, Imo State
  • Jos University Teaching Hospital
  • Lagos State University Teaching Hospital, Ikeja
  • Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Idi-Araba
  • LAUTECH Teaching Hospital, Osogbo / Ogbomoso
  • Lily Hospital Warri, Delta state
  • Madonna University Teaching Hospital
  • Memphys Hospital for Neurosurgery, Enugu
  • Military Base Hospital, Benin
  • Motayo Hospital, Ikeja
  • NAF Hospital, Ikeja
  • National Hospital Abuja
  • Naval Hospital, Ojo 16
  • Niger Delta University Teaching Hospital, Okolobiri 36
  • Nnamdi Azikiwe University Teaching Hosp. Nnewi
  • OAU Teaching Hospital Complex, Ile-Ife
  • Olabisi Onabanjo (Ogun State) University Teaching Hospital, Sagamu 40
  • Oriafor Medical Centre Uromi, Edo state
  • Parklane General Hospital, Enugu
  • Plateau Hospital Jos
  • Police Hospital Falomo, Lagos
  • Ring Road Specialist Hospital Complex, Ibadan.
  • Seventh-day Adventist Hospital, Ile-Ife
  • Sobi Specialist Hospital, Ilorin
  • Luke Hospital Anua
  • St. Nicholas Hospital, Lagos
  • State Hospital Asubiaro, Osogbo
  • State hospital Ijebu-Ode
  • State Hospital, Abeokuta
  • State Hospital, Akure
  • State House Medical Centre Abuja.
  • State specialist hospital Ikere-Ekiti
  • University College Hospital, Ibadan
  • University of Abuja Teaching Hospital Gwagwalada
  • University of Benin Teaching Hospital, Benin City
  • University of Calabar Teaching Hospital
  • University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital, Ilorin
  • University of Maiduguri Teaching Hospital
  • University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital, Enugu
  • University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital
  • University of Uyo Teaching Hospital
  • University Teaching Hospital Ado-Ekiti
  • Usmanu Danfodio University Teaching Hospital, Sokoto
  • FCT District Hospitals:

Also, here is the list of federal medical centres (FMC) where graduate nurses can do their internship training program…

  • Federal Medical Centre Abeokuta
  • Federal Medical Centre, Abuja
  • Federal Medical Centre, Abakaliki, Ebonyi State
  • Federal Medical Centre Asaba
  • Federal Medical Centre Bida
  • Federal Medical Centre Ebute-Metta
  • Federal Medical Centre Keffi
  • Federal Medical Centre Lokoja
  • Federal Medical Centre Makurdi
  • Federal Medical Centre Owerri
  • Federal Medical Centre Owo
  • Federal Medical Centre Yenagoa
  • Federal Medical Centre Owerri
  • Federal Medical Centre Umuahia
  • Federal Teaching Hospital Abakaliki
  • Federal Teaching Hospital Ido-Ekiti
  • Federal Teaching Hospital, Gombe
  • Federal Medical Centre, Yola
  • Federal Medical Centre, Katsina
  • Federal Medical Centre, Azare, Bauchi
  • Federal Medical Centre, Birnin-Kebbi, Kebbi
  • Federal Medical Centre, Birnin-Kudu, Jigawa
  • Federal Medical Centre, Nguru, Yobe
  • Federal Medical Centre, Gusau, Zamfara State State
  • Federal Medical Centre, Jalingo, Taraba State

READ ALSO: Salary of intern nurses… How much are nurses paid during internship in Nigeria?

This article was inspired by an undergraduate BSc student nurse.

Special thanks to all the nurses and medical doctors that www.nimedhealth.com.ng useful info on nursing internship program in Nigeria.

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