How To Join as a Service Provider (SP)

For education and research institutions to securely and reliably access and share resources over the NREN and data networks in Nigeria and globally, the Nigerian Identity Federation, has been established.

An institution can apply to join as a Service Provider (SP). The membership is open only to research and education institutions that are accredited or approved by the following: National Universities Commission (NUC), National Board for Technical Education (NBTE), National Commission of Colleges of Education (NCCE) and Nigerian (Federal) Research Institutions. Organisations external to the Nigerian Research and education community can apply to participate in the federation as an affiliate member or Service Provider.

An education or research institution that is subscribed to and wishes to share resources as a Service Provider can apply for membership and must commit to being bound by Nigeria Federation Policy and the various addenda by downloading this [FORM] and sending the signed PDF version of the completed form to

Organisations that do not fall into the membership criteria described above but wish to join as a SP can join through a different application process under non-member terms. Please contact Eko-Konnect Secretariat for more details.