The Federal University Lokoja was established along with other eight (8) new Federal universities on the 16th February, 2011 following a pronouncement by President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan. Soon afterwards, a Vice Chancellor and Registrar in the persons of Professor Abdulmumini Hassan Rafindadi and Mrs. Habiba Anavoza Adeiza were appointed. The University is sited at Lokoja, the Capital city of Kogi State of Nigeria, in the North Central political zone.
Motto of the University
SIC ITUR AD ASTRA, this Latin phrase means THE SKY IS THE LIMIT.