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C V Raman International Fellowship for African Researchers

Raman22Department of Science & Technology and Ministry of External Affairs (MEA), Government of India, through the
Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI) have launched C V Raman International Fellowship
for African Researchers programme under the new science and technology initiative to promote scientific
cooperation between Africa and India.
This prestigious fellowship is aimed at further strengthening the bond between Indian and African nations through
science and technology collaboration. FICCI, on behalf of DST, invites applications from African researchers for
award of this fellowship for conducting research in Indian institutions across different areas of science and

The objective of C V Raman International Fellowship is to provide opportunity for African researchers to conduct research under the guidance of a host scientist in India in order to advance their own research capabilities while contributing to the progress of research in India.




Webometrics, the World ranking body of institutions of higher learning in her July 2014 result released, showed Federal University Oye (FUOYE) Ekiti state has greatly improved in web presence,impact,openness and exellence. These factors has allowed Federal University Oye to retain the enviable position as the best among the newly created federal universities in Nigeria. The ranking table shows that FUOYE has moved from the 31st position to the 17th position among the 132 higher institutions in Nigeria considered. FUOYE was also adjudged 153th position among 1306 institutions in Africa and 7775th among institutions in the world.

It is worthy to know that this is the best position the Federal University Oye Ekiti has attained since inception in 2011. The table below shows the Federal Universities and their ranks, in Nigeria and the World.



Theatre Arts Department Holds 3rd Induction Ceremony

Drum beats, songs and drama, these are the hallmarks of theatre arts. And all these reverberated at the 3rd induction ceremony of the newly matriculated students of the Theatre and Media Arts Department of Federal University, Oye-Ekiti. On ground to conduct the initiation were two veteran stage aces, Mojisola Olaiya and Bayo Bankole (Boy Alinco). Amidst the sound of talking drums, songs and drama, the initiation was conducted as the inductees appeared in white apparels.

Mojisola Olaiya, who also appeared in a white garb signifying peace in the society, observed a ceremonial purification of the new students by administering them biscuits as oath.