The National Board for Technical Education, NBTE has granted Yaba College of Technology approval to commence operation of Open and Distance Flexible e-Learning (ODFeL).... Read MOre
The Management has given a six weeks extension to the the ongoing 2020/2021 Post UTME application. The new deadline is October 26, 2020.
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The management of Yaba College of Technology (Yabatech) has appointed a director for Epe Campus of the institution. He is OLALEKAN, SHAKIRUDEEN ALABA, a Chief Lecturer with the Department of Vocational Education, School of Technical Education.
The appointment which takes effect from January 2020 will see him supervise and coordinate academic and administrative activities on the campus.
Mr Olalekan whose career in the College span more than two score decades joined the employm...Read MOre
The youths can’t find good jobs, employers can’t find good workers...." Find out how upgrading informal apprenticeship can help in addressing the SKILLS GAP in Nigeria through our F.I.A.N webinar series Theme for Series 1.0 : Formalizing Informal Apprenticeship in Nigeria ICT Sector: Stakeholders on Call Date: Thursday September 10, 2020 Time : 3.30pm - 5.00pm Venue : Zoom Webinar https://yctfsdc.org/webinar-registration/ A link to join the event will be sent to your email after r...Read MOre
Yaba College of Technology (Yabatech) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Computer and Telecommunication Engineers Association of Nigeria (COMTEAN). The MOU signed on Thursday, August 20, 2020 is collaboration between the College and COMTEAN in the training of apprentices in both theory and practical to become competent and certified in chosen areas. It is expected that practical training will be conducted at workplace and theoretical training will be conducted using distance le...Read MOre
The Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE), Ikeja branch on Wednesday, August 12, 2020 visited Yaba College of Technology (Yabatech) to present a cheque award of N250,000 to the College for the development of academic in the institution. The yearly fund instituted in memory of late Engr. Akinsanya Oludaiye, distinguished alumnus in collaboration with his family is for the best graduating student in electrical engineering. The NSE Team led by its Chairman, Engr. (Mrs) Funmilade Akingbagbohun dis...Read MOre
Rector of Yaba College of Technology (Yabatech), Obafemi Omokungbe has charged polytechnic lecturers to deploy their researches in various fields to add value to the nation’s development. Omokungbe, an engineer, who stated this at the 3rd Research and Development public lecture of Yabatech, said there is a need to train and encourage staff to engage in simple, impactful and innovative researches in various areas to add value to our development. He stressed that education and research are key...Read MOre
The Jobs Initiative Lagos (JIL) a job readiness programme targeted at penultimate and final year students of all tertiary institutions in Lagos State has been approved by the Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu. The programme is under the auspices of the Office of the Special Adviser (OSAE) Ministry of Education. Messrs. LoftyInc Allied Partners Limited has been mandated to develop and execute a digital web-based platform. Interested students are therefore advised to drop their c...Read MOre
The Toastmasters international a non-profit educational organization that helps individuals build public speaking and leadership skills, through a worldwide network of meeting location was in Yaba College of Technology (Yabatech) recently to canvass for membership among the institution staff. During a demo meeting in Yabatech, General Evaluator of Toastmaster International, Dr. Abayomi Aiyesimaju disclosed that the organization chose Yabatech being the first tertiary institution in Nigeria and ...Read MOre
The Board of Trustees of the College Endowment Fund Committee was inaugurated recently by the Chairman, Governing Council of the College, Prince Lateef Fagbemi. SAN. The Board is made of the following personalities, Lt Gen Alani Akinrinade, GCON, Ph.D. as Chairman and Dr. J.K Naiyeju, JP, OON, Alhaji Kasimu Garba Krufi, Mr. Bola Akingbade, Dr. Emmanuel Ikazabor, and Mrs. Titilola Akinlawon, SAN as members. Present at the inauguration were the Rector and his principal officers, members of the ...Read MOre
The Yaba College of Technology (Yabatech) Flexible Skills Development Centre has graduated 83 persons that have completed the flexible skills development courses in Vegetable Farming, Video Camera Operation and Editing. The programme was sponsored by Jaiz Charity Development Foundation. The centre, established by YABATECH in April 2016 in collaboration with the Commonwealth of Learning (COL), was aimed at developing and teaching of Non formal courses in the College. The graduates went ...Read MOre
Getenergy Field Ready Limited, an organization that specializes in education, training and workforce localization of industries has signed a partnership agreement with Yaba College of Technology (Yabatech), the alliance is designed to bridge the gap between education and employment by producing graduates who are ready to work in the industrial sector. The collaboration is also to support some of the brightest and most able students to become highly employable and ready to start work in the indu...Read MOre
The three members of staff Dr. A. A. Abiodun, a Chief Lecturer in the Department of Chemical Science, Dr. Funmilayo Doherty, a Principal Lecturer in the Department of Biological Science and Mrs. Odun Orimolade, a Principal Lecturer in the Department of Fine Art, who won a ford foundation development grant for the College recently converged a strategic meeting on Sexual Harassment/ Gender Based Violence in line with the mandate of the development grant won. Speaking at the strategic meeting/camp...Read MOre
A clarion call has gone to the full-time ND 1 students of Yaba College of Technology (Yabatech), who are about to embark on Student Industrial Work Experience Scheme (SIWES) for 2018/2019 academic year, to be good ambassador of the College. The rector of the College, Engr. Obafemi Omokungbe who made the call at the orientation programme organized by SIWES Yabatech in collaboration with Industrial Training Fund (ITF), charged the students to represent the College very well, not to bring the down...Read MOre
The Pan African Strategic and Policy Research Group (PANAFSTRAG), recently donated resourceful books to Yaba College of Technology (Yabatech), as a way of giving back to the school and society at large. PANAFSTRAG is a Non-Governmental Organization with interest in research on issues affecting Africa and the diaspora, which cut across cultural, religious, political, educational and other related issues. The PANAFSTRAG’s program coordinator, Mrs. Arionla Bello who led the team disclosed that ...Read MOre
In line with the term and condition of the Ford Foundation’s grant won by three staff of Yaba College of Technology (Yabatech), the College has been vigorously organizing seminars aimed at abolishing sexual harassment and gender based violence in the College. The College in conjunction with Dr. Abiola Afolabi Akiode Yabatech, a Chief Consultant, Lawyer and Lecturer organized separate workshops on sexual harassment and gender based violence with academic staff, non-teaching staff and students...Read MOre
President, Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN), Chief Nnamdi Okwuadigbo, on Monday, congratulated Yaba College of Technology on its 33rd convocation, saying that its products had remained worthy ambassadors. Okwuadigbo said that the leadership of the institute had done greatly in sustaining the institution’s legacy as the first higher college in the country. According to him, the history of education and human capital development in the country will be grossly deficient with...Read MOre
The Chairman, Governing Board of National Board for Technical Education (NBTE), Professor Modupe Adelabu has showered encomium on Yaba College of Technology (Yabatech) for moving to 2nd from its former 7th position in the latest Polytechnic webometric ranking in Nigeria. Professor Adelabu praised the administration of Engr. Obafemi Omokungbe who within a year transformed the College into a peaceful and rancor free environment with stable academic calendar. The former deputy governor of Ekiti ...Read MOre
March 6, 2020 marks exactly two years Engr. Obafemi Omokungbe assumed the position of Rector, Yaba College of Technology (Yabatech). In a low-keyed celebration organized for him by the Rectory staff, prayers were offered to God in appreciation of his purposeful leadership provided for the College and for God presence in the remaining years of his tenure, so as to enable him taking the right decision that will move the College forward rapidly. The Deputy Rector Administration, Dr. Titilayo ...Read MOre
Introduction Two years ago, precisely March 6, 2018, Engr. Obafemi Owoseni Omokungbe, a Chief Lecture in the Department of Civil Engineering was appointed and announced as Rector of Yaba College of Technology by the President and Commander-In-Chief of the Armed Forces of the Federal Republic of Nigeria on the recommendation of the Honourable Minister of Education. Prior to the date, the Governing Council led by the respected Prince Lateef Fagbemi, SAN had set up the necessary machinery for a h...Read MOre