President General of the Town Union of the Ancient Nri Kingdom Visits IAS-UI

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Chief Kelvin Obiegbunam, the President General of the Town Union of the ancient Nri Kingdom, paid a visit to our Institute today.

Among other matters, Chief Obiegbunam discussed with IAS Director, Dr I.A. Jimoh, and Professor O.I. Pogoson, who is Honorary Curator of our museums, plans to refurbish the Odinani Museum located in the Nri Kingdom and established in 1972 as a joint project of our Institute and the Nri Progress Union.

10th University of Ibadan Convocation Exhibition and Inauguration of the Cornelius Adepegba Museum of African Art (CAMAA) at IAS-UI

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On the 1st of November 2018, the annual Convocation Exhibition of the University of Ibadan kicked off at the Cornelius Adepegba Museum of African Art (CAMAA) of our Institute. The opening ceremony of this tenth edition of the Convocation Exhibition coincided with the formal renaming of our Institute’s Museum after late Prof Cornelius Adepegba, the first Honorary Curator of the IAS Museum and a former IAS Director.

We Welcome Our Distinguished Fellows

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As part of our tradition of recognizing and celebrating excellence, we received today our three Distinguished Fellows, whose appointment to that position has been ratified by the Senate of the University of Ibadan.

Professors Dan Izevbaye, David Okpako and Biodun Jeyifo do not require any introduction, being scholars of global renown. Their appointment to the position of Distinguished Fellows of our Institute further demonstrates our interest in grounding our endeavours on solid intellectual foundations established by luminaries in the different fields that have a bearing on knowledge production and consumption in Africa.

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