uzodinmaI am happy to inform the Vice Chancellor that my group, made up of four Mentees and my self as Mentor, won a place in the USAID Partnerships for Enhanced Engagement in Research (PEER) Women in Science Mentoring program advertised earlier in the year.

The group will be sponsored to Rwanda in July for a 3-day mentorship training, after which a 1-year mentorship programme drawn up at the meeting will be implemented. At the end of the 1 year, the mentees will compete with other cohorts for $10,000 research grants each, which will be managed by the University for each successful mentee.

The group is made up of the following:
Prof. Sylvia Uzochukwu Department of Plant Science and Biotechnology — Mentor
Modinat Adekoya Department of Plant Science and Biotechnology — Mentee
Dr. Cordelia Jaiyeoba Department of Food Science and Technology - Mentee
Mrs. Folake Idowu Adebayo Department of Food Science and Technology - Mentee
Mrs Elizabeth Adesemoye Department of Microbiology - Mentee

Federal University Oye Ekiti

Dr bakare fuoyeMeet Dr. Emmanuel Afolabi BAKARE,  Team leader,  Laboratory of Modeling in Infectious Diseases and Applied Sciences(LOMIDAS)  Department of Mathematics, Federal University Oye Ekiti, Ekiti State,  Nigeria.

Recipient of the Swiss Government Excellence Scholarship and the Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics Award. Each year the Swiss Confederation awards Government Excellence Scholarships to promote international exchange and research cooperation between Switzerland and over 180 other countries. Recipients are selected by the awarding body, the Federal Commission for Scholarships for Foreign Students (FCS). The Swiss Government Excellence Scholarships are aimed at young researchers from abroad who have completed a master’s degree or PhD and foreign artists holding a bachelor’s degree. He has been appointed as a Postdoctoral ...

Federal University Oye Ekiti


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. 


In its bit to ensure rapid growth and development at the Federal University Oye-Ekiti, the Professor Kayode Soremekun led administration is set to commence the Faculty of Basic Medical Sciences. This is in addition to the Faculties of Pharmacy and Law which are also in the pipeline.

According to the Vice Chancellor, Professor Kayode Soremekun, his administration is poised to giving quality and affordable education to all citizens of the country and beyond, adding that he will leave no stone unturned to ensure smooth research learning for staff and students as well as a harmonious working relationship between the management and all cadres of staff. Professor was speaking while receiving the report of the committee for the establishment of Faculty Basic Medical Science in the University Council Chambers today. He appreciated the Professor Bode Fakunle- led committee for a job well done assuring the efforts of the committee shall not go in vain as the report will be carefully studied for immediate implementation...

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.