KASHIM IBRAHIM LIBRARY
The University’s Kashim Ibrahim Library is one of the largest libraries in the
region. The Library has a total holding of over 1.2 million volumes of books and 66,000 periodical titles. The University library has always been at the centre of research and scholarship playing a major role in acquiring, processing, and lending library materials.
ABU has a dam that you can visit, and it is an absolutely perfect spot for picnics
with its serene and relaxed atmosphere. Surrounded by pristine nature and a beautiful landscape, enjoy the fresh breeze from the dam feel nature at its finest
THE SPORTS CENTRE
This facility has a football field, indoor basketball court, multiple gyms, and
several other sporting facilities to keep students active and productively engaged in their leisure time.
THE SOCIAL CENTRE
The social centre hosts the Drama Village where students entertained with theatrics and performance arts.
THE SCULPTURE GARDEN
Near the fine arts department is filled with marvelous sculptures. The Nok terra
cotta inspired sculptures and historic warriors’ sculptures fill up this serene garden where students can have a fun time, enjoying the view, and making memories.
NNAMDI AZIKIWE LIBRARY
The largest library in West Africa, Nnamdi Azikiwe Library is a centre of intense
intellectual inquiry whose dynamism matches the UNN learning environment. They work to ensure that collections remain forward-looking, diverse in breadth, form, and format, and open to browsing and of world-class and world-renowned quality.
THE STUDENT UNION BUILDING (SUB)
This is a social recreational centre for socializing, games, and recreational activities. It has a local market where students can find all kinds of supplies, from food to stationery.
When one takes a hike with a group of friends to the top of the beautiful “Vet Mountain” Nature oozes with life and there is a spectacular view of the entire university. It’s a great place for nature lovers.
THE NATIONAL ARCHIVES
Situated along the Chapel Road, opposite the Conference Centre, the National
Archives stores ancient documents for researchers and postgraduate students to access. A token user fee is charged on the presentation of a letter of introduction before students are allowed access.
The Zoological Garden was established in 1949. It is outstanding for recreation
and it is also educative. It is open all year round from 8 am to 6 pm. The zoo has a wide variety of snakes, crocodiles, turtles, birds, and animals. The greatest attractions are the monkeys, baboons, and chimpanzees. The gate fee is moderate.
The Heritage Park is located along Oduduwa road, opposite Queen Elizabeth Hall. It was built by the postgraduate school as a relaxation centre; a fountain is its distinguishing feature
UI BOTANICAL GARDEN
The Botanical Garden located along Veterinary – Ajibode Road, exists primarily to provide for botanical teaching and research in the university as well as recreation for all users. It has a wide range of plants in the open and a few in shaded houses. The botanical garden is composed of different sections and gardens- The conserved area, the horticultural garden, the nursery, the children’s garden, the rock garden, the open field, the arboretum, the administrative building, and the medicinal garden.
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