NUCCongratulations to Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria. The National Universities Commission (NUC) has released its rankings for all Universities in Nigeria, both private and government owned, and the rankings showed quite curious results.

According to the ranking, out of over hundred (100) ranked Universities in Nigeria, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria came out top, beating University of Lagos, and Obafemi Awolowo University to second and third places respectively.

At the 4th position is University of Ibadan. The only Non-Federal University in the top ten ranking, National Daily gathered is Covenant University, Ota which also emerged as the best Private University in the ranking on the 6th position in the National Ranking.

Lagos State University, (LASU), Ojo is the best ranked State University at 16th position. Other Universities at the top include: University of Ilorin at 5th, University of Nigeria, Nsukka at 7th, while University of Benin, University of Abuja and University of Port Harcourt occupy the 8th, 9th, and 10th position respectively.


The Vice Chancellor, Federal University Oye Ekiti, Professor Kayode Soremekun has described the petitions and allegations on the social media as malicious and attempt to thwart efforts geared to put the institution on a sound footing.

In a chat with Radio Nigeria Progress FM in Ado-Ekiti, Professor Soremekun observed that allegations of lack of infrastructure, recruitment racketeering, undue promote, fraud and insensitivity to workers and students welfare were framed up to undermined the institution’s authority.

While speaking on his achievements in less than three years in office, Professor Soremekun explained that the University had moved ...



A Professor of industrial chemistry at the Federal University Oye Ekiti, Ekiti State Prof. Cecilia Akintayo has urged the federal government to put up modern based chemical plants that would assist in producing bio-based chemicals.

Akintayo said this would serve as perfect alternative to petrochemical products which have been a threat to human existence and environment. The university don made the disclosure in a maiden inaugural lecture delivered during the weekend at the large lecture theatre Hall, Faculty of Science, FUOYE entitled: ‘The place of plant oil derived products as sustainable replacement for petrochemical products in industries’.

She explained there is need for a paradigm shift from petrochemicals which constitute biological hazard to a sustainable alternative where environmental impact will be reduced...


delegationVice Chancellor, Federal University OyeEkiti, Prof. KayodeSoremekun and  Ex Director General, Abuja and Calabar Carnival, now, Dean, School of Post Graduate Studies, FUOYE, Prof. Rasaki Ojo Bakare have enjoined the presidency to give more support for the advancement of the nation’s cultural heritage for tourism in his efforts to diversify the economy.

They made the call recently, when the students of the University’s Department of Theatre & Media Arts, led by Professor Rasaki Ojo Bakare, Ag. Dean, Faculty of Arts, Dr. Bolanle Opoola and HOD of the department, Dr. Jonathan Mbachaga, presented the plaque award and cash prize of Five Hundred Thousand Naira(N500, 000), it received for emerging third best position at the prestigious African Drums Festivalcompetition.



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Federal University Oye Ekiti played host to the National Universities Commission (NUC), and Parastatal Service Committee (PSC) 1st quarter meeting on Thursday, 27th March, 2019 at the Faculty of Social Science lecture theatre. To grace the occasion were a delegation of focal officers of SERVICOM from various universities across the geo-political zones of the Federation.

Speaking at the event, Vice Chancellor, Professor Kayode Soremekun represented by Dean, Faculty of Engineering, Professor, B.A. Alabadan, stated that FUOYE among its contemporaries has conformed to SERVICOM guidelines and principles by setting up modalities to guarantee customer satisfaction and equally ensuring that excellent services are delivered to clients and their grievances addressed without delay. He also added that the management seek to defend the values and integrity of the university by ensuring that services are delivered efficiently, effectively, promptly and in fairness; thus, the need for quality service delivery and customer’s satisfaction becomes a core collective responsibility...