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Oduduwa University

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Oduduwa University is an innovative, forward-thinking university with high standards of teaching and research. OUI sits at the heart of one Osun State’s most up-coming cities. We are fully licensed by the National University Commission, Nigeria.

Our campus is perfectly located to ensure life-changing student experience. Go through our website and feel free to contact us should you require more information. We believe that “better future” starts here at Oduduwa University.

Everything you need to know to add invaluable vale to your life is here. Education is light that liberates you from the darkness of ignorance and equips you for the onward march of humanity.

Your choice of coming to Oduduwa University is grand divine design.


The University is located at Ipetumodu, a town in Osun State, six kilometers (6km) away from Ile-Ife. it is on a parcel of land of about one hundred (100) hectares and is already fairly developed with some infrastructure that will  adequately serve for the institutions permanent site. there is enough room and opportunity for expansion if more land is required in the nearest future.

The University has many surrounding towns serving as feeders and support in all is day-to-day activities i.e economically, socially, politically, technologically, etc.

The surrounding towns include: Ipetumodu, Ashipa, Akinlalu, Moror, Edunabon, Yakoyo, Gbongan and Ile-Ife.



The vision of the University is “to provide a well – balanced education without discrimination, for the production of versatile graduates with capacity for entrepreneurship for the development of the nation.”

The mission of the University is “to create a learning environment for students as well as to cultivate and nurture the qualities of human beings with a view to contributing towards meeting the economic, scientific and technological needs of humanity.”


The philosophy of the University is the technological growth and development of man in the society with a view to becoming self-reliant so that individuals can contribute to the advancement of the nation in particular and the world in general.

To produce qualified and high level manpower through training and to ensure that students go through programmes of self developmental education which are competitive and international in content.


(i) To provide equal opportunity to all qualified students for quality education in technology.
(ii) To carry out research which can engender effective and efficient use of our natural resources for the benefit of mankind.
(iii)To provide new career opportunities for young people. 
(iv) To produce graduates of international standard. 
(v) To strive to replace imported technology with local technology and thus make Nigeria technologically the leading nation in Africa.
(vi)To enhance the development of sound moral values which have been seriously impaired and dented in most existing institutions of higher learning and by so doing eliminate students’ unrest, vandalism and cultism.



Nigeria: 234 8059 555 559, 234 8056 565 656, USA: +1302 654 7556, +1646 585 5236 Ghana: +233 561 881 199, +233 541 881 494
Residence: Maye’s Castle of Peace, Eleyele, Ile-Ife.

Born on Ist January, 1957 into four ruling houses in Ile-Ife, two major and two minor. His royal Eminence, Dr Ramon Adegoke Atobatele Adedoyin, a distinguished educationist and notable business mogul, could best be described as a role model worthy of being emulated by many Nigerians. Read More


Muibi Omolayo Opeloye, Ph. D, F.I.S.N, a Professor of Islamic Studies was born to the family of ShaikhIdris Gbadebo Opeloye, the Chief Imam of Ifelandmore than 65 years ago. For his elementary education, he attended Ansar-ud-Deen School, Ogbon- Agbara, Ile-Ife between 1955 and 1961, after which he proceeded to Ansar-ud-Deen Secondary Modern School, Iloro, Ile-Ife between 1962 and 1964.

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