University of Ibadan

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Public university in Ibadan, Nigeria

About University of Ibadan

According to Wikipedia, The University of Ibadan is a public research university in Ibadan, Nigeria. The university was founded in 1948 as University College Ibadan, one of many colleges within the University of London. It became an independent university in 1962 and is the oldest degree-awarding institution in Nigeria. Through its graduate network, the University of Ibadan has contributed to the political, industrial, economic and cultural development of Nigeria. The history and influence of the University of Ibadan have made it one of the most prestigious universities in Africa.

University of Ibadan's Online Degrees

What Is University of Ibadan Known For?

University of Ibadan is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:

University of Ibadan's Top Areas of Influence With Degrees Offered

Who Are University of Ibadan's Most Influential Alumni?

University of Ibadan's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Education, Political Science, and Literature. Here are some of University of Ibadan's most famous alumni:

Wole Soyinka
Wole Soyinka
A Nigerian writer.
Chinua Achebe
Chinua Achebe
A Nigerian novelist, poet, professor, and critic.
Ken Saro-Wiwa
Ken Saro-Wiwa
An Author .
William Kumuyi
William Kumuyi
A Nigerian clergyman and academic.
Segun Toyin Dawodu
Segun Toyin Dawodu
An Associate Professor of Pain Medicine.
Grace Alele-Williams
A Mathematician.
Abiola Irele
A Literary critic, professor, and editor.
Funmilayo Ransome-Kuti
A Funmilayo Anikulapo-Kuti, was a Nigerian educator, political campaigner, suffragist, and women's rights activist..
Niyi Osundare
A Nigerian writer.
Stephen Adebanji Akintoye
An Academic, historian, writer.
Kashim Shettima
A Nigerian agricultural economist.
Kola Tubosun
Kola Tubosun
A Nigerian writer, linguist, and teacher.

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