Rector's Message

The unique Information Technology Institute was established by Jigawa State in the year 2000 under the license of Informatics Academy, Singapore, with a view to train and produce IT graduates that would reposition the State and Nigeria as a whole. The institute provides every platform for the students to acquire innovative IT skills that give them more cutting edges among peers.

Currently, we have NBTE fully accredited National Diploma courses and flexible International Diploma courses that are Singapore based, (Informatics). There is also a professional course, C-Tech, that provides cabling technology for those in the communication industries. Read more...

 To articulately pursue and promote Information Technology (IT) professionalism that meets local and universal applicability of the present and future generations.  
 ...a pinnacle in IT
 To provide requisite education and training in Information Technology (IT) with a touch of excellence and consistent global relevance. 
 ...a pinnacle in IT

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... a pinnacle in IT


In his effort to boost the educational sector in the State, the Governor of Jigawa State, Alhaji Muhammad Badaru Abubakar (MON) has released the sum of One Hundred and Seventy Nine Million Naira, Fifty Two Thousand and Six Hundred and Thirty Naira Twenty Nine Kobo (N 179,052,630.29) for the implementation of the 2018 year capital projects namely; Informatics’ Franchise renewal for 10 years, renovation of  Library Extension, renovation/conversion of 2no class room blocks to Laboratories, supply of  Laboratory furniture, construction of 350m Wall fence (phase v), construction of 1no of students hostel, renovation of two blocks of staff quarters, renovation of 2no of lecture halls, procurement of ND library science equipment and visual studio.


Specifically, Four Million Five hundred and twenty thousand Naira (4,520,000.00) was allocated for the resources visitation exercise by (N.B.T.E) team of expert for the take-off of three new National courses namely; ND Computer Engineering, ND Library and Information Technology and HND Computer Science.

During his address the Rector of the Institute, Professor Babawuro Usman, on behalf of the Council and Management expresses his gratitude and appreciation for their dedication to conduct the exercise. Furthermore, he finally intimates the members of the team briefly about the history of the Institute from inception to date, and wish the team successful completion of the exercise and memorable stay at Kazaure.

In his response address, the team leader Dr. Aliyu Lemu said the N.B.T.E is encouraging and dedicated in providing learning services not only to this community, but to the entire country, and finally commended the management for their efforts in moving the Institute forward.




Head, Academics

Current businesses, governmental and non-governmental organizations are expected to personally possess broad knowledge across information and technology.  The Informatics Academy International, Singapore is well prepared — in terms of its programs, curriculum, industry links, history, and location; the peaceful city of Kazaure, Jigawa, Nigeria, offering countless partnerships  and opportunities — to give the education these organizations need. Read more >>>

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About UsThe establishment of the Institute culminated from the dare need to fill the vacuum created by a lack of government specialized institution in Information and Communication Technology. This was in spite of the fact that ICT has taken a centre stage in global systems and practices.

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Today, there is virtually e-everything; e-mail, e-commerce, e-learning, e-government, etc. It was in response to this global trend that the Jigawa State Government of Nigeria pioneered the establishment of Informatics Institute under a franchise agreement.

Student's Affairs

Learning doesn’t just happen in a classroom. Opportunities for teaching and development exist everywhere and at all times on campus and it’s our job to seize these moments. As student affairs, our job is to foster and promote these interactions.

Campus Sporting

We've a strong sporting ground, whether you wish to  play as part of a team or just want to keep fit! There are plenty of activities for you to choose from to help you stay healthy and active including soccer, badminton & basketball and many more. 


When you are choosing where to study, the quality & value for money of accommodation can be a key part of the decision making process. Where you live can be just as important as what you learn whether on campus, or nearby.


Kazaure, town and traditional emirate in Jigawa state, northern Nigeria. The town has been the emirate’s headquarters since 1819. It was founded by Dan Tunku, a Fulani warrior who was one of the 14 flag bearers for the Fulani jihad (holy war) leader Usman dan Fodio.