List of Emeritus Professors in Nigeria

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The title of Emeritus Professor is usually conferred on professors that demonstrated an outstanding level of distinction in teaching, proven extensive research, and/or service during their span at a university. Other criteria may include but are not limited to longevity as a professor, occupation of a demonstrable leadership role during the duration of service at the university; manifestation of interest in postgraduate work in terms of supervision of Ph.D. students; proven integrity; presentation of valedictory lecture; and absence of indictment of misconduct during employment with the university.

List of Emeritus Professors in Nigeria

This is a list of Emeritus Professors in Nigeria and the awarding tertiary institution:

  • Emeritus Professor A. A. Olaniyi

Department of Chemistry, University of Ibadan

  • Emeritus Professor A. Faniran

Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, University of Ibadan. He was conferred with the title of Emeritus Professor in 2011.

  • Emeritus Professor Ahmad Tijani Sulaiman

Emeritus Professor of Solar Energy, Usman Danfodio University.

  • Emeritus Professor Adedokun Adebayo Adeyemi (Deceased)

The University of Lagos.

  • Emeritus Professor Adelola Adeloye (Deceased)

Department of Neurosurgery, University of Ibadan.

  • Emeritus Professor Akinpelu Oludele Adesola (Deceased)

Department of Surgery, University of Lagos.

  • Emeritus Professor Akintude Olusegun Obilade

  • Emeritus Professor Alexander Obiefoka Animalu

Department of Physics, University of Nigeria, Nsukka.

  • Emeritus Professor Ayo Banjo

  • Emeritus Professor A. V. Anita

Department of Education, University of Ibadan.

  • Emeritus Professor C. N. Anigbogu

Department of Medicine, University of Lagos.

  • Emeritus Professor Cornelius Olugboyega Ademosun

School of Engineering, Federal University of Technology Akure. He was conferred with the title of Emeritus Professor on November 27, 2021.

  • Emeritus Professor Dandatti Abdulkadir

Department of Hausa Language, Bayero University Kano.

  • Emeritus Professor David Adedayo Ijalaye (Deceased)

Faculty of Law, Obafemi Awolowo University.

  • Emeritus Professor E. A. Yoloye

Department of Linguistics and African Languages, University of Ibadan. Conferred with the title of Emeritus Professor in 1994.

  • Emeritus Professor E. O. Akande

Department of Surgery, University of Ibadan. He was conferred with the title of Emeritus Professor in 2011.

  • Emeritus Professor E. O. Olofin

Department of Geography, Bayoro University Kano.

  • Emeritus Professor Ekundayo Adeyinka Adeyemi

School of Environmental Technology, Federal University of Technology Akure. He occupied the positions of, Acting Vice-Chancellor, FUTA, and Dean of Schol of Environmental Studies. He attained Emeritus Professorship on November 27, 2021.

  • Emeritus Professor Femi Adeyemi Osofisan

Emeritus Professor of Drama, University of Ibadan.

  • Emeritus Professor Godwin Sogolo

Department of Philosophy, National Open University of Nigeria, Abuja.

  • Emeritus Professor Grace O. Olaniyan-Taylor

Faculty of Science, University of Ibadan. Attained Emeritus Professor title in 2013.

  • Emeritus Professor H. Umar

Department of Nuclear Physics, Bayero University Kano.

  • Emeritus Professor J. A. Akinpelu

Department of Chemical Pathology, University of Ibadan. Conferred with the title of Emeritus Professor in 2004.

  • Emeritus Professor J. Bayo Adekanye

Department of Political Science, University of Ibadan.

  • Emeritus Professor J. C. Igbeka

Department of Agricultural and Environmental Engineering, University of Ibadan

  • Emeritus Professor J. I. Okogun

Department of Chemistry, University of Ibadan.

  • Emeritus Professor J. P. Ade Ajayi

Institute of African Studies, University of Ibadan. Attained Emeritus Professor title in 1994.

  • Emeritus Professor Kola Kusemiju

Department of Marine Science, University of Lagos

  • Emeritus Professor L. A. Banjo

Department of Psychiatry, University of Ibadan. Attained Emeritus Professor title in 2004.

  • Emeritus Professor L. A. Salako

Department of Forestry Resources Management, University of Ibadan. He was conferred with the title of Emeritus Professor in 2004.

  • Emeritus Professor M. A. Omolewa

Department of Adult Education, University of Ibadan.

  • Emeritus Professor M. O. Filani

Department of Adult Education, University of Ibadan.

  • Emeritus Professor M. O. Ojo

Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Ibadan

  • Emeritus Professor M. O. Olatuwura

Department of Geography, University of Ibadan. Conferred the title of Emeritus Professor in 2011.

  • Emeritus Professor Modupe Ogunlesi

Department of Chemistry, University of Lagos. Appointed Emeritus Professor in 2018.

  • Emeritus Professor Munzali Jibril

Department of Englis Language, Bayero University Kano

  • Emeritus Professor Nimi Briggs

Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Port Harcourt.

  • Emeritus Professor Njidda Mamadu Gadzama

Department of Zoology and Environmental Science, University of Maiduguri.

  • Emeritus Professor O. Awe

Department of English, University of Ibadan. Conferred the title of Emeritus Professor in 1997.

  • Emeritus Professor Obang Pai

Institute of Education, University of Ibadan.

  • Emeritus Professor Olugbemiro Jegede

Emeritus Professor of Open Distance Learning, Ahmadu Bello University.

  • Emeritus Professor O. O. Akinkugbe

Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Ibadan. Attained the title of Emeritus Professor in 2004.

  • Emeritus Professor O. U. U. Okali

Faculty of Science, University of Ibadan.

  • Emeritus Professor P. P. S. Nylander (Deceased)

Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Ibadan.

  • Emeritus Professor R. K. Udo

Department of Veterinary Microbiology/Parasitology, University of Ibadan. Attained the title of Emeritus Professor in 2004.

  • Emeritus Professor S. A. Sanni

Faculty of Law, University of Lagos.

  • Emeritus Professor Samuel Oluwole Faloki

Department of Computer Science, Federal University of Technology Akure. He was conferred with the title of Emeritus Professor in November 2021.

  • Emeritus Professor Sani Zaharadeen

Department of Islamic Studies, Bayero University Kano

  • Emeritus Professor S. K. Adeyoju

Department of Geography, University of Ibadan. Professor Adeyoju was conferred with the title of Emeritus Professor in 2004.

  • Emeritus Professor T. A. Bamgbose (Deceased)

Department of Surgery, University of Ibadan. Obtained the Emeritus Professor title in 1995.

  • Emeritus Professor T. A. Oyejide

Department of Economics, University of Ibadan

  • Emeritus Professor T. O. Ogunlesi

Department of History, University of Ibadan. Conferred with the title of Emeritus Professor in 1990.

  • Emeritus Professor T. P. Solanke

Department of Forest Resources Management, University of Ibadan. Conferred with the title of Emeritus Professor in 1997.

  • Emeritus Professor T. N. Tamuno (Deceased)

Department of Paediatrics, University of Ibadan.

  • Emeritus Professor Thomas Kolawole Adeyanju

Emeritus Professor of Geography and Regional Planning.

  • Emeritus Professor Umaru Shehu

Attained the title of Emeritus Professor of Community Health from the University of Maiduguri.

  • Emeritus Professor V. A. Oyenuga

Department of Animal Science, University of Ibadan. Conferred with the title in 1980.

 







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