Graphoanalysis of Oluwatoyin T. Ogundipe’s signature, by Professor Ikechukwu Benjamin Ezeohagwu

Professor Ikechukwu Benjamin Ezeohagwu
Professor Ikechukwu Benjamin Ezeohagwu

The Signature signifies human personality code that discloses the manner of who an individual human being is to the world. In this age of Information and Communication Technology via contemporary devices. The signature remains one of the evidences of a personal identity that a human being can be identified with. So many documents require the need for a signature, for instance: driving license, credit cards, passport, personal ID, library ticket, medical card, National Insurance Card, cheques, court documents, job applications, contract documents, and so on and so forth.

On the ongoing unfortunate abracadabra of crises and conflicts involving the Vice-Chancellor and the Governing Council of the University of Lagos which have portrayed the University of Lagos, Akoka, Lagos in a bad light require as a graphologist to take a fair look inwardly into one of the actors in the drama, take the personality of Oluwatoyin T. Ogundipe, as a means to unravel chemistry of neural impulses and thought waves that represent to a reasonable extent the collective volitions of the Vice-Chancellor in its birds of a feather, in their varied calibres.


Oluwatoyin T. Ogundipe is a Nigerian academic, author and a Professor of Botany. He is the 12th substantive Vice-Chancellor of University of Lagos (Google,2020), and by making reference to the document signed by him (Oluwatoyin T. Ogundipe) entitled: “INSTRUCTION TO INSTITUTE LEGAL ACTION AGAINST THE COUNCIL AND PRO-CHANCELLOR AND OTHERS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF LAGOS, AKOKA, LAGOS”, dated 12th August 2020 as reported by The Nation Newspaper (Online).


With this signed document, I hereby graphoanalyse the Oluwatoyin T. Ogundipe’s signature in accordance as deduced from Richard Craze (1994) in his book entitled: “Graphology For Beginners”,  Robert Holder (1969) in his book entitled: “You Can Analyze Handwriting” and Google (2020) as follows:

Oluwatoyin Ogundipe’s signature manifests fair upright slant and fair right slant, which means he usually takes initiative, and he is affectionate, outgoing and self-controlled, and creative.

He manifests legible signature, which means he is balanced and possesses a strong sense of duty, socially open, assertive and straightforward.

Oluwatoyin Ogundipe’s signature manifests medium size, which denotes a balanced sense of self, modest and firmly understanding.

He has a rectilinear (straight) signature, which means he possesses strong willpower, commendable self-control and discipline, and even-tempered personality.

Oluwatoyin Ogundiple’s signature consists of a full stop at the end of his signature, which means he is assertive and exhibits a sort of pride, among related personality traits.

There are diacritic marks in his (Oluwatoyin Ogundipe’s) signature, which reflects he is cultured, creative and possesses a good measure of discipline.

Oluwatoyin Ogundipe’s signature possesses decipherable psychographic features, which means he is open and straightforward and understanding.

There is a small almost closed circle underneath the left side of his signature, which shows he can be critical and tactless somewhat.

Oluwatoyin Ogundipe’s signature consists of curved and smooth psychographic features, which portray, he is outgoing and kind-hearted.

Each stroke end of Oluwatoyin Ogundipe’s signature is thick, which shows he is blunt and critical and can pursue his interests to remarkable success.

In summary, Oluwatoyin Ogundipe is an encouraging personality, who has progressed in his humanity and personage, though he has still far to go as expected.

Oluwatoyin Ogundipe is considerably balanced and possesses a strong sense of duty, socially open, assertive and straightforward through commendable initiative, open-mindedness, modesty and a firm understanding of his speciality, environment and roles, strong willpower, discipline, even-tempered personality, cultured, creative, kind-hearted, considerate, but he can be critical, blunt, assertive and a fair measure of pride, when situations require to prove some points but can be overwhelmed by situational norms. He may sometimes be tactless, to succumb to situational rules.

He still requires further thoroughness and improvement in his working and living situations to make further better impacts in his pursuits and leadership.

Ben Ezeohagwu won the Onigraffiks Prize for literature (2017).  He is Professor of Graphonomy and Chancellor, African American University, Porto-Novo, Republic of Benin and can be reached at Email:,, 08173175540


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