Jubril Aminu

Jubril Aminu

Jubril Aminu, Politician and educationist, also a cardiologist. In the event leading up to the Ali Must Go Students riot in 1978, Aminu as National Universities Commission, NUC Executive…

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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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Tseja on dark shade

Gideon Tseja

Gideon Tseja; Educationist who was consultant to the National Open University Nigeria, NOUN on course materials development. Tseja is a biographer and professor of English. To promote his advocacy…

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LAUTECH University Senate building

LAUTECH

Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso (LAUTECH) is a technology-oriented university that is located in the South-Western region of Nigeria. It was named for Samuel Ladoke Akintola (a…

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Akinwuntan Abiodun

Akinwuntan Abiodun is the Nigerian physical therapist whose doctoral study led to the first-ever use of a high fidelity and interactive driving simulator to train stroke patients to drive again,…

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Akintunde Ojo

Akintunde Ojo was the third year student of the Faculty of Environmental Design of the University of Lagos shot dead in April 1978 by the police during a protest against the increment of in…

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Ade-Ojo Michael

Ade-Ojo Michael is an eminent businessman player of the Nigerian automobile industry. Born on June 14, 1938 at Ilara-Mokin, Ade Ojo had his secondary school education at Imade College, Owo under…

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Yaba Higher College

Yaba Medical School was a colonial medical training college founded in 1930 to train medical assistants with the award of a diploma. The school represents the first steps in post-secondary…

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Education (Philosophy of)

In this editorial of The Nigerian Provincial Guardian of 17 April, 1937, originally titled; “Education of the Mind,” the writer discusses what ought to be the object of education for the…

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Oyinkan Abayomi

Oyinkan Abayomi

Oyinkan Abayomi was a feminist and prominent member of educated elite in colonial Nigeria. Born in Lagos on 6 March 1897 to Kitoyi Ajasa, who became a High Court Judge of Lagos, Oyinkan was an…

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