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FUNAAB Appoints Professor Olukayode Akinyemi as Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic)

The Senate of the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB), at its special meeting of Thursday, January 4, 2024, elected Professor Olukayode Akinyemi as the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic), succeeding Prof. Christian Ikeobi upon the conclusion of his tenure. Prof. Akinyemi who is of the Department of Physics, College of Physical Sciences (COLPHYS), is the current […]

Prof. Folorunso Presents Scorecard… As AGriDi Monitoring Team Visits SmartSoil Project in FUNAAB

By Emeka Oluka & Femi Dansu The Project Leader, “Digital Soil Mapping for Optimal Agricultural Yield and Sustainable Soil Biodiversity Management in Southwest Nigeria using Artificial Intelligence” (Smartsoil Project) of the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB), Prof. Olusegun Folorunso has presented the Team’s scorecard. He made the presentation on Saturday, November 18, 2023, to […]

NISOP Pays Courtesy Visit to FUNAAB

 By Emeka Oluka & Femi Dansu The Nigerian Society of Permaculture (NISOP) recently paid a Courtesy Visit to the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB) with the aim of bolstering the ties between the University and the Society. The President, Greenland Permaculture, Arc. Folasiji Daniels who shared the origin of the initiative during the visit, […]

Rockcity Management Seeks Collaboration with FUNAAB

 By Emeka Oluka & Femi Dansu Rockcity Radio 101.9FM’s Management on Thursday, November 9, 2023, paid a Courtesy Visit to the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB), to seek developmental collaboration. Speaking on behalf of Rockcity FM, Dr. Niran Malaolu, the Chief Executive Officer of the radio station, expressed his excitement about visiting FUNAAB with […]

The Martinson Development Initiative (TMDI) Honours Librarian Adenekan

 By Olasunkanmi Olajide & Olaoye Oyewole Mrs. Fauziyah Adenekan has been honoured by The Martinson Development Initiative (TMDI) for her exemplary competence and dedication to service delivery. Presenting the award at the ‘Nimbe Adedipe Library, the Chief Executive Officer, TMDI, Bishop Richard Oluwatoyin acknowledged Mrs. Adenekan’s consistent availability and contributions, particularly in delivering training papers […]

2023 Accreditation Exercise Begins in FUNAAB

 By Joy Adeyiga The much-awaited 2023 Programme Accreditation Exercise has started at the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB) amidst a thorough process overseen by representatives from the National Universities Commission (NUC), spanning the next three days. The official reception for the delegates took place at the Vice-Chancellor’s Conference Room A. The delegation consisted of […]

CENTS, Chi-Farms Ltd Organise Career Talk for Students

 By Olaoye Oyewole The Centre for Entrepreneurial Studies (CENTS), in collaboration with Chi-Farms Ltd, recently held a Career Talk programme for the graduating Class of 2022/2023 of the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB). The event, themed “Finding Your Career Path,” is aimed at guiding outgoing students toward self-development, economic growth, and national progress. During […]

Mechatronics 500 Level Students Exhibit Projects


 By Emeka Oluka The 500Level students of the Department of Mechatronics, College of Engineering (COLENG), showcased the University’s ingenuity as a school of Farming, Science, and Skills as captured in the FUNAAB’s anthem. The students exhibited their projects to the younger ones in the Department under the coordination of their Head of Department, Engr. Samuel […]

Don Unveils the Secret of How Water Enters Coconuts

 By Sunkanmi Olajide, Joy Adeyiga & Femi Dansu Prof. Mufutau Atayese, a distinguished scholar in the Department of Plant Physiology and Crop Production (PPCP), at the College of Plant Science and Crop Production (COLPLANT), has solved the age-old mystery surrounding the infiltration of water into coconuts. During his 83rd Inaugural Lecture at the Federal University […]

NAAT Presents Maiden Journal to VC

The National Association of Academic Technologists (NAAT), has officially presented its maiden journal titled, Tropical Journal for Engineering Science and Technology (TJEST), to the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Babatunde Kehinde in his office. During the presentation, the Chairman of NAAT-FUNAAB, Comrade Joseph Olurinde said that the journal offered a valuable platform for Academics worldwide to publish their […]

OAPTIN Awards Certificates to 32 WELP Trainees

 By Emeka Oluka and Joy Adeyiga The Organic Agriculture Project in Tertiary Institutions in Nigeria (OAPTIN), has presented certificates to 32 Work, Earn and Learn Programme (WELP), Trainees who have completed the 10th and 11th Training cycles of the Programme. Speaking at the occasion of the Certificate Award Ceremony, the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Babatunde Kehinde charged […]

Be Determined to Excel in your Education…Global President, FUNAAB Alumni Association Admonishes Students

– By Olaoye Oyewole & Fahidat Mohammed Aimed at inspiring secondary school students of Ogun State to achieve excellence in their education, Dr. Olusegun Ogundiran, the Global President of the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB), Alumni Association, delivered a message emphasizing the importance of focus and determination. Dr. Ogundiran, while speaking during his Presidential […]

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