Engineers Are The Best People In The World – Ogun Deputy Governor
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Engineers Are The Best People In The World – Ogun Deputy Governor

The Deputy Governor of Ogun State, Engr. Mrs Noimot Salako Oyedele has described Engineers as the best set of people on earth.                 Engr. Oyedele, who was represented by the Commissioner for Forestry, Ogun State, Engr. Hon. Olatunji Akinosi made this disclosure at the University’s College of Engineering (COLENG) in association with the Nigerian Society…

COLVET Gets More Admission Quota
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COLVET Gets More Admission Quota

The Veterinary Council of Nigeria (VCN) has approved an increase in the admission quota into  the University’s College of Veterinary Medicine (COLVET) from 30 to 60 slots.                 The President VCN, Dr. Aishatu Abubakar Baju communicated the good news to the University during the 13th Oath Taking and Induction Ceremony of graduands of the College…

ABEOCCIMA Investors Visit FUNAAB
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ABEOCCIMA Investors Visit FUNAAB

Investors from the Abeokuta Chambers of Commerce Industry, Mines and Agriculture (ABEOCCIMA) have made known their intention to invest in the University’s agricultural value chain.             Revealing this during a visit to the University, the President, ABEOCCIMA, Sir Jare Oyesola said both local and international investors are interested in investing in critical areas that the…

FUNAAB Management Starts New Year With Goodies: …Promotes 500 Staff —Appoints 29 Professors …Elevates 320 Senior Non-Teaching Staff, 97 Junior-Non Teaching Staff
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FUNAAB Management Starts New Year With Goodies: …Promotes 500 Staff —Appoints 29 Professors …Elevates 320 Senior Non-Teaching Staff, 97 Junior-Non Teaching Staff

In what appears like New Year gift to the institution’s workforce, the Professor Felix Kolawole Salako led Management of the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB) has promoted 500 members of staff. The promotion came barely a week after the civil servants resumed from the New Year break thus throwing the Alabata Permanent site and…

FUNAAB Appoints New Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic)
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FUNAAB Appoints New Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic)

The University Management has approved the appointment of Professor Christian Ikeobi as the new Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic). He succeeded Prof Bolanle Akeredolu-Ale following the expiration of her tenure.  Professor Ikeobi who is of the Department of Animal breeding and Genetics, College of Animal Science and Livestock Production (COLANIM), was the former Dean of his College….

FUNAAB Scholars Elected To Lead SOGREDEN
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FUNAAB Scholars Elected To Lead SOGREDEN

The Society for Grassland Research and Development in Nigeria (SOGREDEN) has elected Prof. Jimoh Olanite of the Department of Pasture and Range Management (PRM) in the College of Animal Science and Livestock Production (COLANIM) as its President. The election was held during the Society’s. 4th Biennial Conference held at the University of Port Harcourt, recently….

FOOD SECURITY: Don cautions FG over effects of climate change
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FOOD SECURITY: Don cautions FG over effects of climate change

A Professor of Plant Breeding and Genetics, Prof. Olusola Kehinde has called for sustained efforts to mitigate the current negative effects of climate change at the national and local levels, in order to ensure food security.                 The Don admonished the Federal Government on the need to be sensitive to global issue of climate change,…

Upgrade Soil Data Base to Avoid Soil Degradation, – FUNAAB VC.
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Upgrade Soil Data Base to Avoid Soil Degradation, – FUNAAB VC.

The Vice-Chancellor of the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB) Prof. Kolawole Salako has called for an upgrade of soil data base in Nigeria to improve agricultural production.                 Prof. Salako made this call while featuring on FUNAAB Radio programme in commemoration of this year World Soil Day with the theme “Halt Soil Salinization, Boost…

Promote Soil Conservation To Ensure Sustainable Food Production – Prof. Adejuyigbe
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Promote Soil Conservation To Ensure Sustainable Food Production – Prof. Adejuyigbe

A Prof. of Soil Fertility has disclosed that the use of sustainable soil to prevent soil salinization will ensure sustainable food production through improved soil productivity.                 Prof. Christopher Adejuyigbe of the Department of Soil Science and Land Management, College of Plant Science and Crop Production (COPLANT) FUNAAB, made this disclosure while delivering his lecture…

FUNAAB Donates Food Relief to Security Men, Others
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FUNAAB Donates Food Relief to Security Men, Others

The Vice-Chancellor, in 2020, directed that the Centre for Excellence in Agricultural Development and Sustainable Environment (CEADESE), should cultivate part of University land to mitigate the effect of COVID-19 as it relates to hunger and food security. The Director, CEADESE, Professor Olukayode Akinyemi took up the challenge. The cassava roots were harvested and processed to…