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A professor of Arabic and Islamic Studies from the University of Ibadan Prof. A.A Oladosu has given credit to FCE Abeokuta for its efforts at fulfilling the mandate of producing intellectuals whose contribution to educational and National development cannot be overemphasized.

Professor Oladosu who made this declaration while delivering a lecture titled “Islamic Education in Tertiary Institutions in Nigeria” at 30th anniversary of the Department of Islamic Studies in the Federal College of Education Abeokuta as well as the award and book launching in honor Alhaji Balogun Jimoh Kareem, Alhaji Ajikanle Rasheed Tunde and Dr. Adeniji Lateef Adetunji .

The products of the College according to the Don, have become good Teachers and Administrators waving the excellence flag in the critical sectors of the Nation and around the world.

Speaking further, Prof. Oladosu said Islamic Education is poised towards the development of a total man; spiritually, intellectually and in all spheres of human endeavors.

Against the stance in some quarters that book is evil, the Don stated that Islamic Education sees the world as an open book to be studied, adding that if you want to be an intellectual, you must read both sense and nonsense.

Extolling the honorees whom he described as three wise men , for their role in the establishment, nurturing and development of the Islamic Studies Department Prof Oladosu said dedication , diligence and excellence has made them sought out.

In his welcome address, the Provost of the College, Dr. A.A Ajayi who was represented by the Librarian, Dr. G.O Oyewole appreciated the Department of Islamic Studies for its contribution to the sustenance of high moral standards which has won the College the accolade of the most peaceful institution in Ogun State.

Describing the roles of the trio of Alhaji Balogun Jimoh Kareem, Alhaji Ajikanle Rasheed Tunde and Dr. Adeniji Lateef Adetunji as evergreen in the College, the Provost noted that College will forever be grateful for their enormous contributions to knowledge on campus.

The awardees at the occasion included the Provost, Dr. A. Ajayi, General (Rtd) Muhammad-Salam a pioneer part-time Lecturer in the Department, Alhaji Tunji Kalejaiye, an Alumnus of the Department and Director of Administratiom and Supplies, Ogun State Ministry of Agriculture, Okemosan, Abeokuta and Alhaji Abdul Fatai Odunayo Olutosin, an Alumnus of the Department and Chief Imam, Ansar-ud-deen Society of Nigeria, Ikorodu Branch, Lagos State.

The event was climaxed with the launching of the book “Teaching and Contemporary Challenges: A Festschrift” in honor of Balogun, J.K, Ajikanle, R.T, and Dr. Adeniji L.A.A


For the umpteenth time, Students in the College have being reminded that wearing of identity cards before entering the College gates and while in the College premises remains mandatory.

This reminder according to a release the Chief Security Officer, Mr. Adeyemi I.A noted that students who fail to put on their identity cards would henceforth be denied entrance into the College.

The Chief Security Officer also warned students who engage in entering the College through unauthorized route to desist, as such student when caught shall be arrested by the Security and treated as an intruder.

In the interest of the College Community, the Security Chief enjoined Lecturers to assist Security in the enforcement of this rule in their various classes


For completing Examination malpractice disciplinary punishment, the College Management has magnanimously reabsorbed Solanke Olalekan Babatunde 14/0969(DM)

The reabsorption according to a release from Records and Scholarship Department was granted the student having served the rustication period spanning two semester, brought parent before college and tendered a letter of good behavior and not to be involved in examination malpractices.


Nigerian youths have again being advised to look inwards into the entrepreneurial advantages embedded in snail farming which have high potentials for huge profit and low capital input.

Giving this charge on Friday, 19th,August, 2016 on Sweet Fm Entrepreneurship and Leadership platform “the Podium” was the Chairman, Board of Entrepreneurship and Student Work Study Directorate Federal College Of Education, Abeokuta, Dr. F.A.O Akinnusi.

Africans, according to Dr. Akinnusi as a result of ignorance, youth are yet to discover the great potentials existing in snail farming hence laboring away abroad in search of greener pastures when the many opportunities in the African continent were yet to be optimally explored.

Snail Farming Business in the submission of the Animal Scientist could commence through the construction of a simple natural and restricted housing unit which can grow natural leaves whose roof is to be covered with net surrounding.

The Snail Researcher who said all things being equal the Snail farming business have less challenges, however noted that mortality can be experienced if habitat is not well guarded against predators such as lizards, millipedes, centipedes, frogs, rats and soldier ants.

The Malacologist of high repute had in an inaugural lecture she delivered submitted that snail shells which are in huge demand for export are used in the manufacturing buttons, rings, ornaments, jewelleries, decoration of walls and lawns, flower pots, drinking cups also have potential for the fabrication of monoceramics biomaterials.

All these She assured can boost the foreign trade and exchange of the nation because there are growing international trade in snails flourishing in Europe, North America, France, Germany, Demark, Austria and South Africa.

Adeniyi Joy Oluwatoyin now Mrs Adewusi Joy Oluwatoyin

Former Miss Adeniyi Joy Oluwatoyin is now to be recognized as Mrs Adewusi Joy Oluwatoyin. This is as a result of presentation of Marriage Certificate and the publication of same in Guardian Newspaper. MRS. ADEWUYI, JOY OLUWATOYIN should henceforth be used in all correspondences.