List of first Nigerian professors in different fields of endeavour

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  1. First Nigerian Professor of History – Prof Kenneth Dike (From Awka, Anambra).
  2. First Nigerian Professor of Philosophy – Prof Olubi Sodipo (From Ilishan-Remo, Ogun state).
  3. First Nigerian Professor of Linguistic – Prof Ayo Bamgbose (From Ogun State).
  4. First Nigerian Professor of French Language – Prof Evans.
  5. First Nigerian Professor of Arabic language and Islamic studies – Prof M.O.A Abdul (Ijebu Ode, Ogun State).
  6. First Nigerian Professor of Yoruba and African Literature – Prof Wande Abimbola (From Oyo, Oyo State).
  7. First Nigerian Professor of Music – Prof. Lazarus Ekwueme (From Oko, Anambra state).
  8. First Nigerian Professor of Theatre and Arts – Prof Joel Adeyinka Adedeji (Esa Oke, Osun State).
  9. First Professor of Mass Communication in Nigeria – Prof Alfred Opubor (Nigerian-Cotonou).
  10. First Nigerian Professor of Library and Information Science – Prof Mrs Adetoun Ogunsheye.
  11. First Nigerian Professor of Education – Prof. Aliu Babatunde ‘Babs’  Fafunwa (Isale Eko, Lagos State).
  12. First Nigerian Professor of Physical Education – Prof. M. Oluwafemi Ajisafe (Ekiti State).
  13. First Nigerian Professor of Tests and Measurement – Prof. Dibu Ojerinde (Igboho, Oyo State).
  14. First Nigerian Professor of Law – Prof Teslim Olawale Elias (Lagos State).
  15. First Nigerian Professor of Agriculture – Prof. Victor Adenuga Oyenuga (Ijebu Ife, Ogun state).
  16. First Nigerian Professor of Animal Science – Prof. Gabriel. M. Babatunde (Afijio, Oyo State).
  17. First Nigerian Professor of Forestry – Professor Kolade Adeyoju (Ijan-Ekiti, Ekiti State).
  18. First Nigerian Professor of Clinical Pharmacy – Prof. Nzebunwa Aguwa (Eke-Nguru, IMO State).
  19. First Nigerian Professor of Medicine – Prof. Theophilus Ogunlesi (Sagamu, Ogun State).
  20. First Nigerian Professor of Nursing – Prof (Mrs). Elfrida. O. Adebo (Abeokuta, Ogun State).
  21. First Nigerian Professor of Physiotherapy – Prof. Vincent C. B. Nwuga (Asaba, Delta State).
  22. First Nigerian Professor of Anatomy – Prof. Thomas Adesanya Grillo (Lagos State).
  23. First Nigerian Professor of Physiology – HRH Prof. Joseph Chike Edozien (Asaba, Delta State).
  24. First Nigerian Professor of psychiatry – Prof. Thomas Adeoye Lambo (Abeokuta, Ogun State).
  25. First Nigerian Professor of public health – Prof. Oladele Ajose (Lagos state).
  26. First Nigerian Professor of Nutrition – Prof Babatunde Oguntona.
  27. First Nigerian Professor of Paediatrics – Prof Olikoye Ransome-Kuti (Abeokuta, Ogun State).
  28. First Nigerian Professor of Botany – Prof. Eni Njoku (Ohafia, Abia State).
  29. First Nigerian Professor of Physics – Prof. Muyiwa Awe (Esie, Kwara State).
  30. First Nigerian Professor of statistics – Prof. Nwoue Adichie “Chinamada’s dad (Abba, Anambra).
  31. First Nigerian Professor of Mathematics – Prof. Chike Obi (Anambra State).
  32. First Nigerian Professor of Geology – Prof. Mosobolaje O. Oyawoye (Offa, Kwara State).
  33. First Nigerian Professor of Computer Science – Prof. Olu Longe.
  34. First Nigerian Professor of Chemistry – Prof. Stephen Oluwole Awokoya (Awa-Ijebu, Ogun state).
  35. First Nigerian Professor of Architecture – Prof. Ekundayo Adeyemi (Iyin-Ekiti, Ekiti State).
  36. First Nigerian Professor of Urban and Regional Planning – Prof. Adepoju Onibokun (Iwoye-Ijesha, Osun State).
  37. First Nigerian Professor of Estate Management – Prof. John. A. Umeh (Nnobi, Anambra State).
  38. First Nigerian Professor of Accounting – Prof. Micheal A. Adeyemo (Irun-Akoko, Ondo State).
  39. First Nigerian Professor of Marketing – Prof. Julius Onuorah Onah (Orba, Enugu State).
  40. First Nigerian Professor of Insurance – Prof. Joseph. O. Irukwu (Eteem, Abia State).
  41. First Nigerian Professor of Chemical Engineering – Prof. Sikiru A. Sanni (Ibadan, Oyo State).
  42. First Nigerian Professor of Industrial Engineering – Prof. David. E. Osifo (Benin-city, Edo State).
  43. First Nigerian Professor of Civil Engineering – Prof. Ifedayo O. Oladapo (Ondo, Ondo State).
  44. First Nigerian Professor of Petroleum Engineering – Prof. Gabriel Kayode Falade.
  45. First Nigerian Professor of Mining Engineering – Prof. Zacheus Opafunso (Ede, Osun State).
  46. First Nigerian Professor of Public Health Engineering – Prof. Paul Aibinuola Oluwande.
  47. First Nigerian Professor of Geography – Prof. Akin Mobogunje (Ijebu-Ode, Ogun State).
  48. First Nigerian Professor of Psychology – Prof. Dennis Ugwuegbu (Orlu, Imo State).

FEMALE FIRSTS: First Female Academicians – Aim of collecting this is to promote girl child education.
1. First Nigerian Female Professor ever – Prof. (Mrs) Felicia Adetoun Ogunsheye.
2. First Nigerian Female Professor of Law – Prof (Mrs) Jadesola Olayinka Akande.
3. First Nigerian Female Professor of History – Prof. (Mrs) Bolanle Awe.
4. First Nigerian Female Professor of Pharmacy – Prof. (Mrs) Babalola Chinedum Peace.
5. First Nigerian Female Professor of Psychiatry – Prof. (Mrs) Olayinka Omigbodun.
6. First Nigerian Female Professor of Mass Communication – Prof. (Mrs) Chinyere Stella Okunna.
7. First Female Physics Professor in Africa – Prof. (Mrs) Deborah Ajakaye.
8. First Female Professor of Chemistry in Nigeria – Prof. (Mrs) Modupe Ogunlesi.
9. First Nigerian Female Professor of Quantity Surveying in Africa – Prof Olubola Babalola.
10. First female Nigerian Professor of Accounting – Prof. Jane Ande.
11. First Female Professor of physiotherapy in Africa – Prof. Arinola O. Sanya.
12. First Female Professor of Computer Science – Prof Adenike Osofisan.
13. First female professor of Chemical Engineering in Nigeria – Professor (Mrs) P.K. Igbokwe
14. First Nigerian Female Professor of Mathematics Education – Prof. (Mrs). Grace Allele-Williams.
15. First Female Professor of Animal Breeding & Genetics in Nigeria – Prof. Adebambo Ayoka.O. Ayoka-Olufunmilayo
16. First Female Professor of Yoruba Studies in the world – Prof. (Mrs). Omotayo Olutoye
17. First Female Professor of Agriculture in Nigeria and First Female Professor of Agricultural Economics in Africa – Professor (Mrs) Tomilayo O. Adekanye.
18. First Nigerian Female Professor of Urban and Regional Planning – Prof. (Mrs). Ogbazi Joy Ukamaka.

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