Rev. Fr. Professor Anthony Alaba Akinwale, O. P.

Vice Chancellor

Born in Ebute Metta, Lagos on June 10, 1962
Studied Philosophy at the Seminary of Ss Peter and Paul, Bodija, Ibadan
Bachelor of Theology (Universite Catholique de Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo
Master of Arts in Theology (College Universitaire des Dominicains, Ottawa, Canada);
Licentiate in Theology (College Universitaire des Dominicains, Ottawa, Canada)
Doctor of Philosophy in Theology (Boston College, USA)
Began his university teaching career at Boston College in 1993
became member of the faculty at the Dominican Institute, Ibadan (an affiliate school of the University of Ibadan) in 1996
Professor of Systematic Theology and Thomistic Studies since 2006
Visiting Professor at Institut Saint Thomas d’Aquin de Yamoussoukro, Cote d’Ivoire (an affiliate of the Universite Catholique d’Afrique de l’Ouest, Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire
Pioneer Dean of Studies at the Dominican Institute, Ibadan (1996-2000)
President, Dominican Institute, Ibadan (2004-2016) during whose tenure the Dominican Institute received full accreditation of its Philosophy programme from the National Universities Commission for two consecutive times and full accreditation of its pontifical Theology programme
Scholar of national and international repute and a proponent of quality education
Past President of the Catholic Theological Association of Nigeria (2001-04)
Past Editor-in-Chief of the Nigerian Journal of Theology (1999-2002)
member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Inculturation Theology of the Catholic Institute of West Africa, Port Harcourt since 2000
Fellow of the DePaul University Centre for World Catholicism and Intercultural Theology in Chicago since 2014
consultant to the Symposium of Episcopal Conferences of Africa and Madagascar (1999-2001)
consultant to the Nigerian Anglican Roman Catholic Commission since 2004, and to the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Nigeria (2007-2015)
Chairman of the Planning and Implementation Committee of the then proposed Dominican University (2013-2017)
Member, Board of Advisors of Nova et Vetera, an international academic journal of Ave Maria University in Florida, USA
Member, Board of Advisors of the Abuja Journal of Philosophy and Theology
Member, Permanent Commission for the Promotion of Intellectual Life in the Order of Preachers, a Commission of eight professors in the Dominican Order chosen from around the world to advise the Master of the Order on issues relating to the Order’s universities
Founder of Patristic Association of Nigeria, Dominican University Ibadan
Chairman of the Editorial Board of Catholic Weekly Independent newspaper and an unwavering writer since 2008 of the popular and widely-read column “Thought for the Week” in the Catholic Weekly Independent newspaper
Nationally and internationally known author of three books, co-editor of three, author of over 100 academic essays and conference papers covering the areas of religion, theology, philosophy, politics, education and development                                                                                                                                                                                             Appointed pioneer Vice Chancellor of the Dominican University on August 21, 2017, by the Board of Trustee on the recommendation of the Governing Council of the University
Fluent in Yoruba, English and French, with a reading knowledge of Latin, Greek, Hebrew, Italian, and Spanish and Hausa.
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Official Phone Number: 09030001812

Fr Kenneth Nkadi OP


HND, B.Th. (Urban, Rome) M.C.A. (University of Ibadan)

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Rev. Fr Okechukwu Emmanuel Ogadah OP


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Qualification B.Sc Accounting(ESUT), B.A Philosophy(University Ibadan), B.Th Theology(University of St. Thomas Aquinas), M.A Theology(Duquesne University Pensylvania, USA)

Brief Description The Bursary Department is the administrative arm of the University
concerned with financial and accounting functions. It is headed by a
Bursar who is the Chief Financial Officer of the University. His main
duties include advising the Vice-Chancellor on the day-to-day
administration and control of the University’s funds, formulating
financial policies, preparing budget and budgetary controls to safeguard
the financial resources of the University.

Mrs. Chigozie Blessing Mba


Born in Maiduguri, Borno State on 24th October
Had primary education from University of Maiduguri staff school
Had secondary education at the Federal Government College (FGC) Maiduguri, Borno State
Studied Library Science at the University of Maiduguri
Observed the National Youth Service programme at Ministry of Information, Culture and Tourism in Oyo State secretariat, Ibadan
Proceeded for further studies at the University of Ibadan Library school where she bagged an MLIS degree
Currently running a PhD in school media programme at the University of Ibadan
Worked as an ad-hoc staff at Kenneth Dike Library, University of Ibadan
Worked as a Chief Librarian for years at the Dominican Institute Ibadan
Became the pioneer University Librarian at the Dominican University Ibadan
Trained over 100 students from different library schools across the country on industrial attachment
Knowledgeable in Library database development
Designed and developed library management databases for libraries
Offer library consultancy services to many theological libraries
Member of professional associations
Member, Librarian’s Registration council of Nigeria (LRCN)
Member, Nigerian Library Association (NLA) Oyo state chapter
Scribe, Committee of All Heads of Libraries Oyo state chapter
Member, Nigerian School Library Association (NSLA) Oyo state chapter
Member, Association of University Librarians of Nigerian Universities (AULNU)
Published articles in journals and book chapters
Attended conferences
Presented papers at conferences


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