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The Department of Building Technology of the Federal University of Technology, Akure, Ondo State, is a world-class in terms of its curriculum and configuration, according to the Council of Registered Builders of Nigeria, CORBON. Professor Kabir Bala who led a team of CORBON accreditation officials to the department recently said the curriculum of the department

FUTA Names Library After Ilemobade

The authorities of the Federal University of Technology, Akure has named the institution’s library after its former Vice Chancellor Professor Albert Adeoye Ilemobade who died recently. This was revealed by Adebiyi Daramola, FUTA’s Vice-Chancellor, during a commendation service held in honour of Ilemobade at FUTA’s new auditorium on Monday July 27. Daramola said the former

Olanipekun to Deliver FUTA Registry’s 2015 Annual Lecture

Wole Olanipekun,Legal luminary andformer Pro- chancellor of the University of Ibadan, will deliver the 7th Annual Lecture of the Registry of the Federal University of Technology Akure, FUTA. The lecture with the title, ‘Higher Educational Institutions in Nigeria: Law, Morality and Relevance as Pedestal for National Development’ will take place on Thursday July 16, 2015

Former FUTA VC Kidnapped in Akure

Prof. Albert Ilemobade, former Vice-Chancellor of the Federal University of Technology Akure, FUTA, has been kidnapped. The septuagenarian was reportedly abducted yesterday morning with his guard at his residence at Ijapo in Akure, the Ondo State capital. The abductors, who went away with his car, abandoned it on Ijare Road, in Ifedore Local Government Area

FUTA To Establish School of Health and Technology

The National Universities Commission, NUC has approved that the Federal University of Technology, Akure, FUTA establish a School of Health and Health Technology. The Institution is already putting structures in place to ensure the successful take off of the new school during the next academic session with courses such as Physiology, Anatomy, Dental Technology and

FUTA Emerges Best School At National Education Competition

The Federal University of Technology, Akure, FUTA, Ondo State has emerged the best school in Nigeria at the 2014 edition of the National Education Innovations Exhibition Competition held in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory. The annual exhibition was organised by the Federal Ministry of Education. It featured exhibition of different innovative creative works across board.

Intel BeginsTwo-Weeks Training Workshop in FUTA

As part of efforts to train university ICT experts for its new Galileo Board Technology, Intel Incorporation, a leading global organization in Information and Communications Technology, ICT, has started a two-week training workshop at the Federal University of Technology Akure, FUTA. The training, which is solely for some selected Nigerian Universities, is to give ICT

FUTA Gets New Bursar

The Council of the Federal University of Technology, Akure, FUTA, has appointed Emmanuel Oresegun, as the new Bursar of the Institution. Oresegun holds the Higher National Diploma, HND, in Business Administration of the Federal Polytechnic, Ilaro, Bachelor of Science Hons. Accounting from the Ogun State University, now Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago-Iwoye, Master of Business Administration,

FUTA Partners Spanish University, four others on Food Security

The Federal University of Technology, Akure, FUTA, has announced a collaboration with the University of Alicante, Spain, and four other universities in Africa on a Capacity for Food Research Project. The project, which is sponsored by the European Union and titled, “Integrated Soil Fertility Management for Food Security: Matching Capacities in Anglophone West African Nations

FUTA DON Wins World Bank N10M Research Grant

Ayoola Olalusi, a lecturer at the Department of Agricultural Engineering in the School of Engineering and Engineering Technology, SEET,Federal University of Technology, FUTA, Akure, Ondo State, has won a World Bank Research Grant Scheme to the tune of N10.2M. Olalusi’s proposal titled, “Development and Evaluation of a floating fish feed extruder,” which won the grant

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