Crescent University

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Crescent University
Crescent University, Abeokuta
Motto Knowledge and Faith
Type Private
Established 2005
Vice-Chancellor Prof. Akeem Gbajabiamila
Location Abeokuta, Ogun State, Nigeria
Website Official website

Crescent University is located in Abeokuta, Ogun State, Nigeria.[1] It is a private university established by the Islamic Mission for Africa.[2][3] It has few colleges , starting from Bola ajibola college of law, college of enivormental science,college of information and communication technology,college of nature and applied science, college of social and management science.


In 2002, the Educational Board of the Islamic Mission for Africa (IMA) recommended the establishment of Crescent University, Abeokuta. In 2003, the Academic Brief Committee set up submitted its recommendation to IMA. The National University Commission approved the establishment of the University in 2005. The University commenced her academic programme in December 2005.


  1. ^ Islamic banking in Nigeria: Nearer than ever?
  2. ^ "Nigeria's 59 private universities …locations, Vice Chancellors names, websites, dates of establishment". Kukogho Iruesiri Samson. 22 April 2015. Retrieved 10 August 2015. 
  3. ^ "Crescent University". Retrieved 9 August 2015. 

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