Sola Ojo earned his B.Sc Geology from University of Ilorin (1989) and M.Sc Geology from University of Ibadan (1992). In 2000, he obtained PhD Geology from University of Ilorin. In 2001, he was on post Doctoral research visit to Technical  University, Berlin, GERMANY. His academic career started in the University of Ilorin where he rose through ranks from Assistant Lecturer (1994) to Associate Professor (2012) and was appointed Professor of Geology in 2015 at the Federal University Oye-Ekiti.  He is currently a Head of Department of Geology.

His research interest has focused on inland sedimentary basins of Nigeria where he has been applying sedimentological, palynological and geochemical tools to unravel the stratigraphy, paleoenvironments and resource potential of the basins in collaboration with his senior colleagues, peers and students. 

FUOYE Teaching and Research Farm

 fuoye_palmThe University Teaching and Research Farm (UTRF) boasts of cutting edge research with high productivity which contributed immensely to the recognition and internally generated revenue (IGR) of the University. The under listed are currently tip of the ice-berg on-going in the University Farm.

 The University Teaching and Research Farm supplies the University and the two host communities (Oye and Ikole) palm oil (Free of Fatty Acid) in liters, harvested from the University oil palm plantation at affordable price. You can book ahead to have a share and you‘ll like to be with us forever.



Federal University Oye Ekiti

Friday March 3, 2017 witnessed the 6th Matriculation Ceremony of Federal University, Oye-Ekiti. The students, adorned in their flowing academic gowns, expectantly awaited the solemn and formal induction into their various fields of study.
The Vice Chancellor, Professor Kayode Soremekun, clearly elated at conducting the first matriculation as vice chancellor, advised the new students against social activities that were capable of endangering their academic career. In his keynote address, the Vice Chancellor hinted that it had been the highest number of admission since the inception ...

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It was a special occasion for the maiden presentation of medals to deserving university students who won laurels at the concluded Nigerian Universities Games (NUGA) and Ekiti State Higher Institutions’ Games (ESHIGA). The Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Kayode Soremekun expressed elation over the wonderful performance exhibited by the athletes given the reason that the athletes that represented the university were only debutants in the slated competition. He stated that his administration would support sporting activities in the institution adding that management would be ready to sponsor all sporting competitions. The Don enjoined the sports committee to keep up with the task of driving sports development in the university...


Federal University Oye Ekiti

fuoye_vcCertain factors make the Federal University Oye-Ekiti (FUOYE) unique among its peers created in January 2011. First is the fact that it is the only one among its contemporaries to run on two campuses. Secondly, it is also the only one that runs the Faculty of Engineering and thirdly, it is the only to be headed by three Chief Executives in its barely five years of existence.

Its pioneer Vice-Chancellor, Professor Chinedu Ositadinma Nebo was appointed a minister of the Federal Republic of Nigeria when he had just spent two years into his five year tenure. Then came Professor Isaac Uzoma Asuzu who took over from Febuary 2013
. In February 12 2016, ...