Emmanuel Alayande

Emmanuel Alayande; Clergyman and educationist, president of the Yoruba Council of Elders, YCE, who due to his integrity became one of the most respected elders in the country. Alayande was born in…

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Dennis Joseph Slattery

Dennis Joseph Slattery, a Catholic reverend father. His death in July 2003 was mourned for his glorious achievements in Nigerian education sector. Born on February 29, 1916 in South Ireland,…

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Mokuolu Adebayo

Mokuolu Adebayo; Nigerian professor of Chemistry and celebrated educationist. Adebayo Mokuolu was born in the famous Owu quarters of Abeokuta, Ogun state, into Olusomi family. The same family…

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Tai Solarin

Tai Solarin

Tai Solarin; Activist and educationist. Solarin is known for his social experiments, which he deployed as a school proprietor, his minimalism, his atheistic disposition and his participation in…

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painting of Prof Fafunwa in academic gown

Babatunde Fafunwa

Babatunde Fafunwa Aliu; Nigerian educationist, only Nigerian academic to have been involved in all the reform processes of the country’s education sector since independence. Fafunwa was an…

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Young Efunjoke Coker

Efunjoke Coker

Efunjoke Coker; Educationist, first Nigerian principal of the Queen’s College, Lagos. Efunjoke occupied the unique place of being the only Queen’s College girl on record who participated in…

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Smith International

SIBAO

Smith International Baptist Academy, Ogbomoso (SIBAO) is a secondary school, one of the several learning institutions located within the Nigerian Baptist Theological Seminary, Ogbomoso. It runs a…

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Comprehensive High School

Comprehensive High School, Aiyetoro is a secondary school founded as a result of post-independence deliberations by the Federal Government of Nigeria on the need to increase the new country’s…

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Corona High School

Corona High School was established in 1955 by a group of expatriates in the Corona Women’s Society. In the years after Nigeria’s independence, the school had expanded and six sister schools…

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