93 List of Approved Teaching Hospitals in Nigeria for Internship

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There are many private and state and federal hospitals that are not approved for the training of medical students (internship). On this page, Fatherprada is going to list out the teaching hospitals approved by the medical and dental council of Nigeria for internship training with a number of approved interns.

Unversities in Nigeria are usually not fully equipped to take of the practical need for medical students and health professional, therefore the need for a univerity teaching hospital becomes a neccessity.

The internship is a programme was designed for university medical and health graduate for a period of Twelve months to enable them to have exposure and opportunity to implement the learnt theoretical knowledge on real-life scenarios.


A teaching hospital or university hospitals were specially established to provide university graduates with an opportunity to gain mastery, gather experience, get exposure to real-life scenarios under the strict supervision of a physician and give them an insight on career path…

In Nigeria, Teaching hospitals are affiliated with approved universities and medical schools and work closely with medical students throughout their period of matriculation, and especially during their internship years.

There is a stiff competition amongst medical and health graduate for slots usually less than 150. It is advisable to start searching for internship positions as soon as possible.

  • An internship is a paid one-year work-in-training programme.
  • Nursing internship are paid 100 – 140,000 per month
  • Doctors call internship –  Housemanship

Please note that the black number indicates a number of approved medical interns while the red number indicates the number of approved interns for dental students.

These are the list of teaching hospitals in Nigeria

  • 48th Armed Forces Hospital, Lagos 18 12
  • 68th Armed Forces Hospital, Lagos 48
  • Abia State University Teaching Hospital, Aba 60
  • Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University Teaching Hospital, Bauchi 72
  • Abuja Clinics, Abuja 6
  • Ahmadu Bello University Teaching Hospital, Zaria 84 24
  • Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital, Kano 60 6
  • Anambra State University Teaching Hospital, Amaku Awka 24
  • Armed Forces Hospital 12
  • Babcock University Teaching Hospital 24
  • Baptist Medical Centre, Saki 6
  • Barau Dikko Specialist Hospital, Kaduna 12
  • Benue State University Teaching Hospital Makurdi 24
  • Bingham University Teaching Hospital Jos 12
  • Braithewaite Memorial Hospital, P/Harcourt 60
  • Central Hospital, Benin City 24
  • Dalhatu Araf Hospital, Lafia 8
  • Delta State University Teaching Hospital, Oghara 40
  • Dental Centre Complex Dugbe, Ibadan 4
  • Duro Soleye Hospital, Ikeja 4
  • Ebonyi State University Teaching Hospital, Abakaliki 24
  • Eko Hospital Plc, Ikeja 12
  • Federal Medical Centre Abeokuta 12
  • Federal Medical Centre Asaba 24
  • Federal Medical Centre Bida 48
  • Federal Medical Centre Ebute-Metta 8
  • Federal Medical Centre Keffi 28
  • Federal Medical Centre Lokoja 48
  • Federal Medical Centre Makurdi 12
  • Federal Medical Centre Owerri 48
  • Federal Medical Centre Owo 12 8
  • Federal Medical Centre Umuahia 24
  • Federal Medical Centre Yenagoa 12
  • Federal Teaching Hospital Abakaliki 12 1
  • Federal Teaching Hospital Ido-Ekiti
  • Federal Teaching Hospital, Gombe
  • First Consultant medical centre Obalande 12
  • Garki Hospital, Abuja 12
  • General Hospital Onitsha 20
  • General Hospital, Ikot-Ekpene 12
  • General Hospital, Minna 12
  • General Hospital/Island Maternity/Massey Children’s Hospital, Lagos 60 12
  • Havanah Specialist Hospital Ltd, Surulere 6
  • Holy Rosary Hospital Emekuku 12
  • Igbinedion University Teaching Hospital, Okada 12
  • Immanuel General Hospital, Eket 16
  • Imo State University Teaching Hospital Orlu, Imo State 12
  • Jos University Teaching Hospital 60
  • Lagos State University Teaching Hospital, Ikeja 80 12
  • Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Idi-Araba 144 36
  • LAUTECH Teaching Hospital, Osogbo / Ogbomoso 48
  • Lily Hospital Warri, Delta state
  • Madonna University Teaching Hospital 16
  • Military Base Hospital, Benin 12
  • Motayo Hospital, Ikeja 4
  • NAF Hospital, Ikeja 8
  • National Hospital Abuja
  • Naval Hospital, Ojo 16
  • Niger Delta University Teaching Hospital, Okolobiri 36
  • Nnamdi Azikiwe University Teaching Hosp. Nnewi 72
  • OAU Teaching Hospital Complex, Ile-Ife 144 16
  • Olabisi Onabanjo (Ogun State) University Teaching Hospital, Sagamu 40
  • Oriafor Medical Centre Uromi, Edo state 3
  • Parklane General Hospital, Enugu 24
  • Plateau Hospital Jos 12
  • Police Hospital Falomo, Lagos 12

  • Ring Road Specialist Hospital Complex, Ibadan. 48
  • Seventh-day Adventist Hospital, Ile-Ife 8
  • Sobi Specialist Hospital, Ilorin 16
  • Luke Hospital Anua 12
  • Nicholas Hospital, Lagos 12
  • State Hospital Asubiaro, Osogbo 12
  • State hospital Ijebu-Ode 12
  • State Hospital, Abeokuta 12
  • State Hospital, Akure 24
  • State House Medical Centre Abuja 12 6
  • State specialist hospital Ikere-Ekiti 12
  • University College Hospital, Ibadan 144 16
  • University of Abuja Teaching Hospital Gwagwalada 32 12
  • University of Benin Teaching Hospital, Benin City 96 16
  • University of Calabar Teaching Hospital 60
  • University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital, Ilorin 120
  • University of Maiduguri Teaching Hospital  60 12
  • University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital, Enugu 144 15
  • University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital 84 12
  • University of Uyo Teaching Hospital 60
  • University Teaching Hospital Ado-Ekiti 36
  • Usmanu Danfodio University Teaching Hospital, Sokoto
  • FCT District Hospitals:
  • Asokoro 20
  • Maitama 20
  • Wuse 20
  • Kubwa 24

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