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Obafemi Awolowo University

Public university in Nigeria

From Wikipedia

Obafemi Awolowo University is a federal government owned university located in the ancient city of Ile-Ife, Osun State, Nigeria. The university was founded in 1961 and classes commenced in October 1962 as the University of Ife by the regional government of Western Nigeria, led by late chief Samuel Ladoke Akintola, and was renamed Obafemi Awolowo University on 12 May 1987 in honour of Chief Obafemi Awolowo , first premier of the Western Region of Nigeria, whose brainchild the university was. Obafemi Awolowo University is currently ranked no. 3 in Nigeria and no. 1503 in the World according to Webometrics.

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What is Obafemi Awolowo University known for?

Our answer to this is to show you the disciplines in which a school's faculty and alumni have had the highest historical influence. A school may be influential in a discipline even if they do not offer degrees in that area. We've organized two lists to show where they are influential and offer corresponding degrees, and where they are influential through scholarship although they don't offer degrees in the disciplines.

Top areas of influence with degrees offered

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Political Science
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Computer Science
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Religious Studies
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Earth Sciences
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Social Work
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Criminal Justice
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Influential People

Who are Obafemi Awolowo University's Most influential alumni?

Obafemi Awolowo University 's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Political Science, Education, and Law

Dapo Olorunyomi

Dapo Olorunyomi

Nigerian journalist and publisher

Gbenga Elegbeleye

Nigerian sports administrator

Babalola Borishade

Nigerian politician

Ayo Ayoola-Amale

Nigerian poet

Ephraim Ademowo

Bishop of Lagos; Dean, Church of Nigeria; Archbishop of Lagos; Bishop of Ilesa; Nigerian Anglican bishop

Ayobami Adebayo

Nigerian author

Abike Dabiri

Nigerian politician,Senior special assistant of president Muhammadu Buhari

Kunle Filani

Nigerian educator and artist

Adebayo Adewusi

Nigerian academic, lawyer, public administrator, politician and twice as former Commissioner in Lagos state.

Juliet Ehimuan

Nigerian technology expert and entrepreneur

Opeyemi Oke

Nigerian judge

Michael Opeyemi Bamidele

Nigerian lawyer