sfd1Programme of event (Draft)
Program Item Time
Preconference Training(concurrent session) 10th to 14th September 2012 - Venue Ikechukwu Ifeanacho ICT Centre (Prometric Centre) Adegbemile Oye-Ekiti
Linux Essentials Boot Camp
9am to 5pm daily
Network Monitoring and Management 9am to 5pm daily
How to make Money Using FOSS - FOSS Bsuiness Model 9am to 5pm daily
Main SFD Day Event 15th September 2012 - Venue Main Auditorium, Federal University Oye-Ekiti, Oye Campus
Official Opening message - The Vice‐Chancellor 9:00am
Keynote message – Director ICT
FOSS ‐ Free and Open Source Software – Nigeria Perspective Dele Ajisomo – President OSFON/MD CEO Mandriva Africa
10:00 ‐ 10:30am
Session on Education (open educational resources, open learning, virtual learning, online universities) 10:30 ‐ 12:00noon
Impact of eLearning to Teaching, Learning and Research  

Acceptance of the Open-Source Software Development Paradigm Among Undergraduates - Lessons from a pilot project done among Nigerian-

by Dr Longe Olumide

Embedding free online tools and open source software in learning and teaching - by Abayomi Emmanuel
Content creation/sharing and publication - Emerging Licenses by Creative common  
Questions & Answers
12:00noon - 12:30pm
Session on Poverty Alleviation (business, innovation, job creation, mobile technology) 12:30 ‐ 1:30pm
"Get Educated, Get Free" - by Linux Professional Institute Nigeria
The practice of Public Relations in the New Media world by Bakare Olamide
Incubating The Next Generation With Software, Freedoms, And Social Convergence - by Edwin Okugbo
An Open Source Freeware E-Mail To SMS Alert System  for Mobile Platforms - By Dr Longe Olumide
Questions & Answers

1:30pm - 2:00pm
FOSS Applications at FUOYE/Refreshments 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Google Apps for Education
3:00pm ‐ 3:30pm
The Importance of Google Apps to Application Developers  
The importance of Google Apps to the University  
Quiz Competition 3:30pm - 4:00pm
Vote of Thanks/closing
4:00pm ‐ 4:30pm
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Information and Communication Technology Centre of The Federal University Oye Ekiti is organizing Software Freedom Day (SFD) in conjunction with Computer Science Department.

The goal in this celebration is to educate the public about the benefits of using high quality FOSS in education, government, home, business and everywhere.

The event is expected to attract software programmer and enthusiast across the country. The event is scheduled to hold from 10th to 15th of September. Below is the summary of the event.


[Preconference Program]


10Th to 14th of September 2012- Pre-conference program:

  • Tutorial sessions / workshops

There will be concurrent training session during this period. At present we have confirmation for the following training/workshop:

  • Network Management and Monitoring Using FOSS

  • How to make money using FOSS - FOSS Business Model by ICT@innovation/GIZ Germany (Certificate will be issued on succesful completion)

  • Linux Essentials by Linux Professional Institute (this includes an optional Certification Exam)

If you will be attending the pre-conference trainings, kindly take note that there is a fee of 30,000 per participant. This fee includes launch, tea breaks and training materials during the training period. All those participating in any of the events are expected to handle their accommodation and transportation themselves. We can however help you book for an hotel based on request. You may send us an email with subject "hotel booking" to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Below is the account to make all necessary payment (do send us an email once you make payment):

 Bank: Diamond Bank Ado Branch

Account Name: Federal University Oye-Ekiti

Account Number: 0026330892

15th of September is the SFD day and the conference will include the following:

  • Presentations (Call for paper submission is currently on going)

  • Exhibitions

  • Open discussions

  • Social activities

We do hope you will attend and participate at this event. REGISTER HERE

More information is available here

Thank You

FUOYE Hostel News

FUOYE hostel will be opened on the 25th of July to students who have paid their accommodation fee. All students coming to the hostel should come with the following for registration in the hostel:

1. Original and photo copies of the receipts of payment for hostel accommodation

2. Original and photo copies of the receipts of payment of school fees

3. 2 recent passport size photographs

4. A file jacket

For students who intend to secure accommodation in FUOYE hostel, check FUOYE web for conditions for payment.





Candidates who scored above 50 in the second phase of the staff recruitment testing program are required to submit fifteen (15) copies(with 3 copies having your credentials attached) of their Curriculum Vitae which should be in the format below, submission deadline is Tuesday 31st July 2012

1. Name in Full (Surname first in capital letters)

2. Place and Date of Birth

3. Nationality

4. Marital Status

5. Number and Ages of Children

6. Permanent Home Address

7. Present Postal Address

8. Present Employment, Status and Salary (both in level and amount)

9. Educational Institutions Attended (with dates)

(a) Primary

(b) Secondary

(c) Tertiary

10. Qualifications (with dates)

11. Distinctions

12. Membership of Professional Bodies

13. Review of Academic and Professional Journals

14. External Examinership

  1. Undergraduates

  2. Postgraduates

15. Work Experience

16. Courses Taught at the University Level

17. Postgraduate Supervision

(a) Master degree

(b) Ph.D degree

18. Research in Progress

(a) On-going research

(b) Research completed but not yet published

(c) Manuscripts submitted for publication

19. Fellowship Awards

20 Research Grants and other Grants

21. Publications

(a) Thesis/Dissertations

(b) Books (Peers reviewed)

(i) Authored Books

(ii) Edited Books

(iii) Contribution(s) to Books

(c) Monographs

(d) Journal Articles (asterisk those that have appeared since your last promotion)

22. Conference(s) Attended with Dates and/or Papers Presented (non-scrabble)

23. Extra-curricula Activities

(a) Within the University

(b) Outside University

24. All applicants are to indicate e-mail address and GSM No.

25. Name and Addresses of Three (3) Referees


Signature:………………………… Date:………………………………………






This is to inform all fresh students of Federal University Oye-Ekiti

that 2011/2012 Orientation Programme will come up as follows:

DAY (1) Thursday,26TH July, 2012

DAY (II) Friday,27TH July, 2012

DAY (III) Saturday, 28TH July, 2012

Venue:University Auditorium (Main Campus)


(a) attendance is mandatory for all students

(b) students must be seated at exactly 8:00a.m.

(c) registration will commence from 8:00 A.M. -8:30 A.M. each Day.

(d) attend with your writing materials


For further information contact Student Affairs on 08033188729/08087268820 or-Send us an email by clicking here

You are all welcome to FUOYE, an institution of innovation and transformation.