My programmes for NOUN - new VC Femi Peters


Professor Femi Peters was a household name at the National Open University of Nigeria even before he was elected the new Vice-Chancellor. A Professor of Chemistry, he is a man of firsts at the university - First Dean of the Faculty of Sciences, First Director of Academic Planning, First Director of Examinations and Assessment, and First Deputy Vice-Chancellor Academics.

Peters assumes office as NOUN’s fifth VC


Professor Olufemi A. Peters on Thursday assumed office as the fifth Vice-Chancellor of the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN), succeeding Professor Abdalla Uba Adamu, whose five-year tenure ended on Wednesday, February 10, 2021.

In a brief handover ceremony held at the university’s headquarters in Abuja, Peters, who was elected the Vice-Chancellor on December 3, 2020, described his predecessor as a man whose tenure would always be reckoned with in the annals of the university.

Outgoing VC appears in chieftaincy regalia


Outgoing Vice-Chancellor of the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN), Professor Abdalla Uba Adamu, in chieftaincy regalia after he was appointed as the "Abba ji Nmusa of Asaga Ukwu" (the "Pillar of Education"), in recognition of his outstanding effort in bringing higher education to the grassroots, in Ohafia, Abia State, during the commissioning of a NOUN study centre there on Saturday, 6th February, 2021.

VC hailed for midwifing CEMGS


The Director, Centre of Excellence in Migration and Global Studies (CEMGS), Prof. Hakeem Ibikunle Tijani, has commended the outgoing Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Abdalla Uba Adamu, for facilitating the agreement between Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund) and Morgan State University, USA that led to the establishment of the centre.

Abdallah Uba Adamu: The Vision, the Muse, and the Transformation of 


Professor Hakeem Ibikunle Tijani. FSPSP; MNAL; FRHist. UK, Director, Centre of Excellence in Migration and Global Studies, National Open University of Nigeria

Being a "Valedictory" (Felicitation) Lecture, February 8th 2021

"From NOUN to Verb - NOUN Reloaded. The word VERB stands for Vibrant, Energetic, Rearmed, Ballistic - to indicate the aggressive path NOUN intends to follow in order to go beyond the next level." Abdallah U. Adamu, March 2016