University of Jos Unijos

University of Jos
University of Jos Unijos

The University of Jos, or as popularly called Unijos is located in Jos, Plateau State, central Nigeria, is a federal university.

In November 1971, the University of Jos was founded from a satellite campus of the University of Ibadan. Students were admitted as pre-degree students in January 1972, and the first Bachelor of Arts degree program began in October 1973. The Unijos was founded as a separate entity in October 1975 by the then-military administration of General Murtala Mohammed. Professor Gilbert Onuaguluchi was the first Vice-Chancellor of Unijos. In October 1976, 575 students enrolled in the newly reformed University of Jos, which was divided into four faculties: Arts and Social Sciences, Education, Natural Sciences, and Medical Sciences. Post-graduate programs were added in 1977. By 1978, the Faculties of Law and Environmental Sciences had been formed, and the Arts and Social Sciences had been split.

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MottoDiscipline and Dedication
TypePublic
Established1975
ChairmanAttahiru Jega
ChancellorAhmed Nuhu Bamalli (Emir Of Zazzau)
Vice-ChancellorTanko Ishaya
Students41,000+
LocationJos, Plateau State, Nigeria
Websitewww.unijos.edu.ng

University of Jos Unijos lists of Faculties

S/NFaculties
1Faculty of Agriculture
2Faculty of Arts
3Faculty of Education
4Faculty of Engineering
5Faculty of Environmental Sciences
6Faculty of Law
7Faculty of Management Sciences
8Faculty of Natural Sciences
9Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences
10Faculty of Social Sciences
11Faculty of Veterinary Medicine
12Faculty of Faculty of Dental Sciences
13Faculty of Faculty of Clinical Sciences
14Faculty of Health Sciences & Technology
15Faculty of Basic Medical Sciences

University of Jos Unijos past and present Vice-chancellors

  1. . AE. Ayandele (Acting) — 1971 – 1975   
  2. Gilbert Onuaguluchi — 1975 – 1978
  3. E. U. Emovon — 1978 – 1985
  4. Ochapa C. Onazi — 1985 – 1989
  5. Para Mallum — 1989 – 1993
  6. G. O. M. Tasie    (Acting) — 1993 – 1994
  7. N.E. Gomwalk    — 1994 – 1999
  8. M. Y. Mangvwat (Acting) — 2000 – 2001
  9. M. Y. Mangvwat — 2001-2006
  10. C.O.E. Onwuliri (Acting) — 2006 – 2006
  11. Sonni Gwanle Tyoden — 2006 – 2011   
  12. Hayward Babale Mafuyai — 2011 – 2016
  13. Seddi Sabastian Maimako — June 23, 2016 – June 22, 2021
  14. Gray Goziem Ejikeme (Acting) — June 23, 2021    – Nov. 31, 2021
  15. Tanko Ishaya — Dec. 1, 2021 – Present

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