Awareness on Organic Agriculture is Increasing – Prof. Olowe

The Chairman, Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB)’s Organic Agriculture Project in Tertiary Institutions in Nigeria (OAPTIN) Working Group, Prof. Victor Olowe, has confirmed increased awareness in Organic Agriculture in the country. Professor Olowe disclosed this at the Closing Ceremony of the 2nd International Summer School on Organic Agriculture, held in the University. He said…

FPY Students Begin Exams, August 6

The 2011/2012 Farm Practical Year (FPY) students in the Community-Based Farming Scheme (COBFAS), will commence their examinations on Monday, August 6, 2012. A release signed by the Director, COBFAS, Dr. Jonathan Atungwu, stated that the examinations are expected to start immediately after the conclusion of the FPY programme, on Friday, July 20, 2012. The Director…

MANCOT Drivers Now to Wear Uniforms

The Vice-Chancellor, Professor Olusola Bandele Oyewole, last Thursday unveiled new uniforms for drivers in the employment of the University’s Management Committee on Transportation (MANCOT). Unveiling the Uniform, Professor Oyewole described it as a sign of many good things for MANCOT and its employees, especially the drivers. The Vice-Chancellor said unlike before when the drivers were…

FUNAAB Staff School Holds Prize-Giving Day

The 2011/2012 Prize-Giving Day of the FUNAAB Staff School will hold on Wednesday, July 25, 2012 in the School Premises, beginning from 11:00 am. Professor J.K Adewumi of the Department of Agricultural Engineering is expected as the Chairman at the Ceremony. Dignitaries expected at the occasion include a member of the University’s Governing Council and…

FUNAAB to Partner Skyline College

Arrangements have reached advanced stage for the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB), to lead an Agricultural Trade Mission to California, courtesy of collaboration with the Skyline College, San Francisco, California, USA. This is expected to spur Californian investors, into bringing-in new technologies and ideas that could boost the various agricultural programmes of the University,…

Management to Restrict Use of Senate Chamber

The Management of the University may place a ban on the use of the Senate Chamber as venue for conferences, workshops and seminars, by Colleges, Associations and Unions. Such programmes will now hold at the University’s International Scholars’ Centre, when such organisers must have booked and paid for the use of the Centre. The Vice-Chancellor,…

FUNAAB Research Grants Open

The Directorate of Grants Management (DGM), Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB), has called on Academic Staff in the University to take advantage of the FUNAAB’s Research Grants (FRG), for self development. FRG is a University-based grant, conceived and fully sponsored by the institution, to challenge academics towards aggressive, cutting-edge research and grantsmanship. A release…

OORBDA to Assist FUNAAB in Power Generation

The Ogun-Oshun River Basin Development Authority (OORBDA), has promised to assist the University in realizing its dream of having sufficient water supply, independent power base, irrigation agriculture and engineering, through the provision of a dam. The Managing Director of OORBDA, Engineer Jimi Omoliki, gave the assurance when the University’s Vice-Chancellor, Professor Olusola Bandele Oyewole, accompanied…

Sports’ Director Predicts Successful Outing

The Director of Sports, Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB), Mr. ‘Bayo Oluwatoki, has predicted success at the end of the Staff Unity Games. Mr. Oluwatoki stated this after the opening football match of the Games, between the College of Environmental Resources Management (COLERM) and College of Veterinary Medicine (COLVET). He said it was an…

Fact File On Water Supply To FUNAAB

The main source of water supply to the University is from the Abeokuta Municipal Water Supply Scheme, through an 18km Pipeline from the Iberekodo Water Works. UNAAB (Now FUNAAB) was guaranteed an initial period of supply forfive years, calculated from 1991. Examined 1,500 topographic maps, covering the entire ground of the University. Examined various rivers…

We Go For The Best in FUNAAB – VC

The Vice-Chancellor of the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB), Professor Olusola Bandele Oyewole, has reiterated the University’s strive for quality and excellence. The Vice-Chancellor restated this while receiving the Management team of the Premier Paints Plc, which paid him a courtesy call, last Tuesday. Professor Oyewole said over the years, the University had ensured…