Bingham University located in Karu, 25 kilometres from the Federal Capital city of Nigeria Abuja, was established in 2005 by the Evangelical Church Winning All (ECWA) as a Conventional University. It is one of the six private universities in the north and the only one established by a Christian organisation.
The main purpose of ECWA was to meet the daring need for high quality Secular Education which recognises and integrates the moral and spiritual values on which the Christian faith is founded as well as focuses on entrepreneurial studies in order to promote self-reliance among graduates of the University.
The university has had four (4) Vice Chancellors since inception. The Pioneer Vice Chancellor was Professor Aaron Gana of blessed memory from 2006 - 20017. He was succeeded by Professor Felix I. Anjorin also of blessed memory, from 2007 - 2013. The third Vice Chancellor was Professor Leonard Kursim Fwa from 2013 - 2017, while the fourth Vice Chancellor is Professor Williams Barnabas Qurix, 2018 onward.