Webometrics, the World ranking body of institutions of higher learning has ranked Federal University Oye Ekiti (FUOYE) as number one among the twelve newly established Federal Universities in Nigeria.
The recent ranking results also placed Federal University Oye Ekiti at the 32nd institution of higher learning in Nigeria, 213th position among the 1,325 institutions in Africa and 5,664th position among the 22,817 Universities in the  World.




The Vice Chancellor, Federal University Oye – Ekiti, Professor Kayode Soremekun has said his administration has recorded strides in spite of the paucity of Funds confronting the institution. Professor Soremekun dropped the hint while playing host to the House of Representatives Committee on Education in his office.

According to the Vice Chancellor, out of the One Hundred Million Naira approved as recurrent expenditure in the 2017 budget so far only Ten Million Naira has been released to FUOYE. In spite of this, Professor Soremekun said his administration has not rested on its oars to sustain the seven faculties and Forty Nine academic programmes in the institution adding that more faculties will soon come on board. The academic luminary said he was aware of all the efforts the Federal Government was making to ensure the growth of the education sector and would continue to key into all government Programmes towards quality education in the Country.

In his remark the House Committee Chairman on Tertiary Education, Hon. Aminu Suleiman said they were in FUOYE as part of the oversight function of the House. He said the visit was to rob minds with management so as to establish their success stories, prospects and challenges. He expressed the willingness of the Committee to assist the institution in its quest for rapid development through the formulation of Laws that are education friendly.


On a general note, the visiting members expressed delight with what they saw in FUOYE whom they acknowledged was already above its peers in many spheres.

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The Federal University Oye-Ekiti has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Federal Institute of Industrial Research (FIIRO) Osodi/Lagos.

The MOU was to create collaborative effects in the area of research and development using local raw materials. Speaking at the event ,the Vice-Chancellor, Professor Kayode Soremekun said the doors of his administration where widely opened for  such positive collaboration assuring that he would provide all needed support for the engagement to succeed.

In her remarks the Director general of FIIRO, Professor(Mrs)Gloria Elemo said her Institute has confidence in FUOYE in view of the strides recorded by the Soremekun administration and assured that FIIRO will fulfill its own part of the bargain. Also speaking, Dean Faculty of Science, FUOYE, Professor Olayide Lawal said the decision to sought collaboration could not have come at a better time in view of the quest for research and Innovation in the faculty.

Signing of the Memorandum of Understanding by the leaderships of the two Institutions was a prelude to a public lecture with the theme;’ ”Fostering Collaboration between Research Institutes and Universities toward Commercializing Research Products which was delived by the Director general of FIIRO, Professor Gloria Elemo, at the faculty of science Auditorium.



The following candidates have been offered admissions by Transfer.

1. EGBA Providence Zimako JAMB no 35981199EA, Mechtronics
2. SUNBARE-FUNTO Olutimehin Flourish 66392520AJ, Electrical and Electronic Engineering
3. OLAIYA Olufemi David 35528175EF Business Administration
4. BENSON Nelson Ayomide 56204720GH Economics
5. OMATEDIOR Sonia Ivie 65150936FI Political Science