25 Oct 2018

The Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund) has added Nigeria’s premier technical university, the First Technical University, Ibadan (Tech-U) as part of its list of beneficiaries. While delivering the letter of enlistment to Tech-U and 13 other institutions on Monday, TETFund Executive Secretary, Dr. Abdullahi Baffa said the approval was granted by the Board of Trustees of the agency ...

10 Oct 2018

The problem of the country’s education is not a knowledge gap but a skill gap. In the Technical University, we address both the knowledge and skill gap. Taiwo Oluwadare, Ibadan Pioneer Vice Chancellor of the Technical University, Ibadan, Oyo State, Prof. Ayobami Salami has given reason for the change in name to First Technical University, stressing that it was to reassert its place...

10 Oct 2018

It is disturbing that despite the immense human and material resources Nigeria is endowed with, the country is still firmly handicapped and unable to wriggle her way out of entrenched developmental quagmire. Aside the retinue of our moral woes, the biggest indictment, comes from a failing educational system. The educational problems are never about the absence of policies because ther...

04 Oct 2018

The Governing Council of Technical University (Tech-U), Ibadan has approved the appointment of Mr. Kehinde Olusegun Olatokun as substantive Bursar of the University, with effect from October 3, 2018. Olatokun, until his new appointment, served as the acting bursar of the University. Born on January 4, 1965, Olatokun, an indigene of Lagelu, attended the Oyo State College of Arts and...

29 Sep 2018

It is disturbing that despite the immense human and material resources Nigeria is endowed with, the country is still firmly handicapped and unable to wriggle her way out of entrenched developmental quagmire. Aside from the retinue of our moral woes, the biggest indictment comes from a failing educational system. The educational problems are never about the absence of policies because ...

27 Sep 2018

Vice Chancellor (professor Ayobami Salami) address at the signing of Memorandum of Understanding between Tech-U, NSE and AEA.
It is disturbing that despite the immense human and material resources Nigeria is endowed with, the country is still firmly handicapped and unable to wriggle her way out of entrenched developmental quagmire. Aside the retinue of our moral woes, the biggest indictment, comes from a failing educational system. The educational problems are never about the absence of policies because ther...

30 Aug 2018

Professor Ayobami Salami is the first Vice-Chancellor of the First Technical University, Ibadan, Oyo State. He is a thorough-bred university manager as well as a renowned academic and environmental scientist whose experience span the domains of research, mentorship and environmental consultancy. In this interview, he pointed out various issues bordering on technical education. Excerp...

30 Aug 2018

[caption id="attachment_2036" align="alignnone" width="450"] Vice Chancellor, First Technical University, Ibadan, Professor Ayobami Salami; members of Decoy Comics and first runner-up team; project lead, Ventures Platform, Kayode Oyewole; Chief Strategist, Campus Lab, Emeka Ossai; and director, Centre for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Tech-U, Dr Gbenga Fayomi, at the grand finale of a...

29 Aug 2018

The pioneer Vice-Chancellor of the First Technical University, Ibadan (First Tech-U), Prof. Ayobami Salami, in this chat with OYENIRAN APATA spoke on the immunity of the university against strikes, stable academic calendar and other special features that differentiate it from other public tertiary institutions. What separates Technical University from conventional institutions, polyte...

24 Aug 2018

Says The Institution’s Owned 100 Per Cent By Oyo Government Professor Ayobami Salami is the Vice Chancellor of the First Technical University. This eloquent technocrat had an interview session with PMParrot/Parrot Xtra Magazine recently in his office located on Ibadan-Lagos Expressway. During the session, he spoke about how the institution has been trudging on despite all odds. Excerpts...