THE DEPARTMENT OF ACCOUNTING AND FINANCE

The Department of Accounting and Finance is strategically positioned, being about the largest department in the University.

It started at the inception of the University in 2005/2006 Session with about 150 students, and it has continued to grow steadily since then.
The department currently runs two undergraduate programmes, namely:

  1. B.Sc (Hons) Accounting, and
  2. B.Sc (Hons) Banking and Finance.

The two programmes of the department respectively enjoy high patronage because of the great opportunities that abound in the two careers.
Our students are thoroughly baked to meet challenges in the modern financial sector.  They are widely exposed to theoretical and practical matters in areas of accounting, finance, economics and business management. Reports we receive concerning our products working in the private and public sectors are greatly encouraging.
Our key focus at the department has always been to produce students who are analytically sound, and those who would uphold thoroughness, accuracy, integrity, fairness, truthfulness, accountability, and fear of God in whatever they do.
At the department, considerable attention and efforts are exerted towards promotion of research and advancement of knowledge in areas of Accounting and Finance.
Our vision is to become number one Centre in Africa for Accounting and Financial studies.
We have on board adequate and competent Lecturers who are not only academically sound, but also professionally qualified and experienced.  They are highly dedicated and efficient. The department indeed has a great future ahead of it.
We have adequate and attractive facilities, as well as a conducive environment, to disseminate knowledge, carry out research, and provide useful services to the community in the field of modern banking, finance, financial reporting, financial analysis, auditing, and related services. Our University Library is one of the best in Nigeria.
We have introduced a specialized Laboratory and Resource Centre at the department where our students are practically exposed to latest electronic packages in Accounting and Finance.
The Entrepreneurial Centre of our University is one of its kinds in Nigeria. The concept and services of the Centre complement the mission and the activities of our department in producing complete men and women who could stand on their own in career world and vocations.
The students of the department are very versatile. Several of them have won prizes in academic performance, awards and trophies in sports, games, and social competitions organized within and outside the Campus.


LIST OF STAFF IN THE DEPARTMENT OF ACCOUNTING AND FINANCE

S/N

NAME

QUALIFICATION

STATUS

1

Ewetade, A.O.

ND, HND,B.A. MPhil London

Senior Lecturer

2

Oke, A.O.

B.Ed, M.Sc. Ibadan, ACA, ACIS

Lecturer I

3

Babalola, A.

B.Sc,Lagos  MBA, Ife, ACMR, MNIM

Lecturer I

4

Ayodele, T.D.

B.Sc. Ekiti, MBA Ondo, M.Sc. Calabar,

Lecturer I

5

Alabi, R.O.

B.Sc, OOU, ACIB, ACA

Assistant Lecturer

6

Ajewole, O.O.

B.Sc., MBA, ACA

Lecturer II

7

Oladiipo, A.U.

B.Sc, LLB, M.Sc, B.L.

Lecturer I

8

Famogbiele, A.O.

ND, HND, B.Sc, M.Sc.

Lecturer I

9

Samuel, I.K.O.

B.Sc.Kogi, M.Sc. Nsukka

Lecturer I

10

Adedipe, O.A.

B.Sc., M.Sc. OOU

Lecturer II

11

Fatoki, J.O.

B.Sc. Ife, MBA Deltsu

Lecturer II

12

Akun, A.

ND, Ede Poly, HND, Ibadan Poly

Secretary II

13

Asaolu, T.O.

Professor

Visiting

14

Aderibigbe, I.

Professor

Visiting

15

Akintoye, I.R.

Professor

Visiting

16

Elumilade, D.O.

Professor

Visiting

17

Ehahoro, J.A.

Associate

Snr. Lecturer

18

Ani, W.U.

Associate

Snr. Lecturer

19

Soyibo, A.

Professor

Visiting

20

Onwumere, J.U.J.

Professor

Visiting


THE DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

The Department of Business Administration was constituted as a pioneer department with others in the Faculty of Social and Management Sciences.  It commenced academic programme sin 005/2006 academic session with student enrolment increasing by the year.

It has academic staff strength of 8 and 1 administrative staff who are all qualified by world standard in their various disciplines.  These staff are highly committed and are highly motivated to deliver quality lectures to the students.

Based on the principle upon which Ajayi Crowther University was established the students enjoy father/child relationship which has positively influenced the quality of graduates that are produced in the department.
The Department has graduated 226 students with 3 in first class who are making exploits both within and outside Nigeria.

The successes so far achieved are highly predicated on the spirit of team work and brotherhood that obtains among members of staff in the department from Professor to the least.
Reasoning that currency of academic knowledge and research are fundamental to academic excellence, staff in the department continually improve and update themselves by attending conferences, seminars and publish both within and outside Nigeria.

Finally, in line with the mission of Ajayi Crowther University, Oyo, the Department of Business Administration is poised to continue to produce graduates imbued with the fear of God and sense of service to humanity through a well rounded education programme.
LIST OF STAFF IN THE DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

S/N

NAME

QUALIFICATION

STATUS

1.

Adewoye, T.O.

B.S.c, Ph.D. Ibadan, M.S. USA

Professor

2.

Ofoegbu, O.E.

B.Sc.UK, M.Sc.UK, Ph.D. Ilorin

Senior Lecturer

3.

Olawepo, G.T.

B.Sc. Ibadan, M.Sc.Ilorin,

Lecturer I

4.

Adeyeye, T.C.

B.Sc., Lagos, M.Sc., Ilorin

Lecturer I

5.

Akanbi, P.A.

B.Sc. OOU, M.Sc., Ilorin

Lecturer I

6.

Owoseni, O.O.

B.Sc. Ekiti, M.Sc., Ibadan

Lecturer I

7.

Ogedegbe, R.J.

B.Sc., M.Sc. Lagos

Lecturer I

8.

Ibojo, B.O.

B.Sc. Ekiti, M.Sc. Ilorin

Lecturer II

9.

Adeleke, A.

NABTEB, RSA Advance Stage

Secretary II


THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNICATION AND MEDIA STUDIES

The Department of Communication and Media Studies formerly called Department of Communication and Language Arts, is one of the pioneer departments with which the University commenced academic activities in 2005.

In 2006/2007 academic session, the name of the Department was changed to Department of Communication and Media Studies in order to reflect more properly, the scope of its work and provide training in mass communication for the individual’s social, professional and intellectual growth.  The change of the name and consequent review of the programme curricular were a very significant change in the development and study o Journalism and Mass Communication as an academic discipline in the University.  In addition, its subsequent broadening to encompass skill acquisition in all the professional areas and adjuncts of Mass Communication has made it even more relevant to the country’s communication needs.

The Philosophy of the Mass Communication Programme of the Department of Communication and Media Studies is to produce graduate imbued and equipped with solid foundation of knowledge and skills in all the scholarship and professional areas of Mass Communication, to contribute enthusiastically and creditably to the development of Nigeria, Africa and the World at large.  The Journalism and Mass Communication programme of our curriculum of the department is relevant to both national and global demands, as it is designed to prepare students for the challenge of the 21st century.  The Department has no doubt contributed it quota to manpower development in the nation.  Indeed as a result of the relevance of mass communication in all sectors of the economy, the number of our graduates employed in various sectors has increased phenomenally since 2009 when its first set of students graduated.  The programme and products of the department enjoy wide acceptability in the print and broadcast media, advertising, public relations, oil and gas, banking telecommunications, publishing and the industries.  Also, there have been continual testimonies in respect of superlative performance of the graduates of the department who get enrolled on postgraduate programmes in some other universities.

The Department offers a standardized programme leading to the award of Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.), in Mass Communication.  The programme is fully accredited by the National Universities Commission (NUC) and Advertising Practitioners’ Council of Nigeria (APCON).

INFRASTRUCTURAL AND TRAINING FACILITIES
The department has a sizeable and befitting building in which there are well equipped classrooms with facilities for practical demonstrations.  The department if equipped with training studios and facilities namely: Radio Studio, Television Studio, Public Relations and Advertising Studio and Resource Centre, Digital Photojournalism Studio and Print News Room.  Having realized how central is acquisition of practical skills to professional excellence in journalism and Mass Communication, the University has fortified all the studios and practical centres with sophisticated and state-of-the-art equipment that has distinguished the department from many others in the country.  Rich exposure of the students of the department to various areas and basic segments of media production has continually made the students industry-ready.  The department is proud owner o two training publications – ACULIGHT, a newspaper being published every first semester, and ACUHERITAGE, a magazine being published every second semester.  The Department brings practical application to what is learnt in the classroom.  Students produce radio and television programmes, advert newspapers, magazines and documentaries.  At 300 level, students embark on a six-month industrial training during the second semester all as part of their training in the Department.

The Department of Communication and Media Studies is blessed with quality and experienced faculty who are committed to the social, professional and intellectual growth of their students.


LIST OF STAFF IN THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNICATION AND MEDIA STUDIES

S/N

NAME

QUALIFICATION

STATUS

1.

Popoola. B.O.

B.A., UNN; M.Sc. Lagos

Senior Lecturer/Ag. HOD

2.

Ndekwu, O.S.

B.Ed, M.Phil, P.hD Ibadan

Reader

3.

Alabi, S.A.

B.A. Ibadan, M.Sc. Ohio

Senior Lecturer

4.

Sotunmi B.**

B.A. Ibadan, M.Sc Ife, Ph.D Keele

Senior Lecturer

5.

Oyewo, O.O.**

B.A. Ilorin, M.A., Ph.D. Ibadan

Senior Lecturer

6.

Isola, O.O.+

B.Sc. Lagos, M.A. Ph.D Ibadan

Senior Lecturer

7.

Alabi, O.F.

B.Ed, M.A. Ph.D Ibadan

Lecturer I

8.

Ntukekpo, S.S.

B.Sc, M.Sc Lagos

Lecturer I

9.

Udejinta, M.O.

B.Sc Enugu, M.Sc. UNN

Lecturer I

10.

Babatunde, T.L.

B.A. Bayero, M.Sc. Lagos

Assistant Lecturer

11.

Akinola, J.A.

Basic in Tech, Ilorin, ND,NIST,HND Akure

Technologist I

12.

Ede, C.

Nd, HND, Benue MCA, Ibadan

Technologist II

13.

Akinade, M.E.

HND, Ede PGD, M.Sc OOU

Confidential Secretary II

+Visiting Lecturer        ** Associate Staff


THE DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMICS

The department of Economics started with the inception of the University in 2006 with a student population of about hundred (100) students.  As at 2012/2013 academic session, the department boost of a population of about three hundred and twenty seven (327).  Our objective is to produce well trained economist who are exposed to other fields such as Accounting, Banking and Finance and Business Administration and who have strong Christian ethics of honesty and morality.  This is to prepare our graduates for a wide range of career opportunity including becoming entrepreneurs.

The department which is known for excellence has produced about fifteen first class students, all of whom are excelling in their chosen careers.  Worthy of note is one of our product who is now a lecturer at the University of Ilorin.  The department has been able to attract students from all over the country and beyond, thereby giving the department both a national and international outlook.

The department boasts of the best intellectuals in professorial cadre, senior lecturers and below in the fields of International economics, Agricultural economics, Industrial economics and Development economics.  Over the years, the department has been able to maintain a good lecturer – student ratio in addition to creating an excellent system of mentoring for our students.
LIST OF STAFF IN THE DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMICS

S/N

NAME

QUALIFICATION

STATUS

1.

Bamidele, T.B.

B.Sc, M.A. PGD, Ph.D

Senior Lecturer/Ag.HOD

2.

Akano, S.O.

B.Sc, Lagos, M.Sc, M.A. Ph.D UK

Professor

3.

Titilola, S.O.

B.S. Liberia, M.S. Ph.D. Connecticut,


4.

Abidemi, A.

B.Sc. Ife, MBA, M.Sc. Benin


5.

Joseph, A.I.

B.Sc., M.Sc., Ilorin

Lecturer II

6.

Aina, A.L.

B.Sc., M.Sc. Ilorin

Lecturer II

7.

Oke, M.A.

B.Sc., Ife, M.Sc. Ibadan

Lecturer II

8.

Abe, F.T.

ND Ibadan Poly, HND, Ede Poly

Secretary I


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