Hello and welcome to Faculty of Nursing Sciences. The philosophy of Nursing degree lies on the belief that humans being bio-psycho-social are inter-dependent on others. This makes creation and existence of the faculty relevance so as to enable members of the school and community raise to attain high level of wellness. While working towards achieving the vision and mission statements, the faculty wants to produce professional nurses of global standard with moral ethics. On these, our staffoperates on high sense of cooperation and understanding to gain acceptance and our curriculum is based on professional and entrepreneurial development.

The Faculty is blessed with modern and functional equipment to upgrade nurses on their use in associated conditions. It is also in affiliation with sophisticated healthcare facilities within Niger Delta region to nurture students tackle and attend to various health complaints.

The Faculty aims to produce graduate nurses effective in both clinical and academic setting employable within and outside the country. The combined Honors of both Bachelor Degree and professional Registered Nurse in any field equips an inductee with confidence of global worthiness whether in government,private or individual setup.


The Federal University Otuoke (FUO) was Established under Act 2015, Laws of Federation of Nigeria. Faculty of Nursing Science was then established in 2023/2024 Academic Session following the due processes of Resource Verification and approval by the National Universities Commission (NUC). Further resource verification was conducted by the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria (NMCN) under the leadership of the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Teddy Charles Adias. Prior to take-off, the Faculty was fostered by Faculty of Science led by the then Dean [Prof. (Mrs.) Iheoma M. Adekunle] with Dr. S. E. Agoro as the Programme Coordinator. The University Management followed due process and employed professional nurse educators. Consequently, the acting Dean, Heads of Department and Coordinators were appointed to drive the affairs of the Faculty and Departments as presented in Table 1. Following the approval by the NMCN, Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) admitted one hundred and fifty (150) student nurses for training in the Faculty.