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The Council of the Nigerian Mathematical Society at its meeting, held between 7th – 9th November, 2016 at University of Agriculture, Makurdi agreed that a special issue of the Journal of the Nigerian Mathematical Society (JNMS) be produced to honour Late Professor Anthony Uyi AFUWAPE for his outstanding contribution to society and Mathematics in Nigeria and abroad.  


Consequently, I write to invite individual/professional colleague/friends/former students /family members to submit tributes /reminiscence for the special issue of the journal. This must reach the editor of JNMS on or before 31 March, 2017 through the e-mail address: 


Also, peer review articles will be published in the special issue of the journal and must be so indicated. Submission must be online at the society website on or before 28 February, 2017 

Thank you for your cooperation. 



Samuel Segun OKOYA (Ph.D.)  FNMS, FMAN

Professor of Mathematics Editor-in-Chief, JNMS Editor, Notices of the NMS

First occupier of Pastor Enoch A. Adeboye Endowed Professorial Chair in Mathematics, University of Lagos, Akoka, Yaba, Nigeria  (2013 – date) 

VACANCY: Pst. E. A. Adeboye, Professorial Chair of Mathematics, UNILAG


REMUNERATION An enhanced basic salary package (i.e CONUASS 7 plus 20% mark-up). Other perquisites include:  

i. Transport (car and driver)

ii. Research Allowance

 iii. Journal Allowance  

iv. Learned Society subscription allowance  

v. Local Transport and Travelling  

vi. Books and Periodicals  

vii. Housing Allowance  

viii. Conferences/Lectures 


Minimum Qualification : Ph.D. in Applied Mathematics. 


Required Experience : Minimum of 10 years Teaching and Research Experience 


Application Deadline 02/01/17 


Description: PASTOR ENOCH A. ADEBOYE PROFESSORIAL CHAIR OF MATHEMATICS The University of Lagos invites suitably qualified candidates to fill the Pastor Enoch A. Adeboye Professorial Chair of Mathematics. JOB DESCRIPTION: The person that will occupy the Pastor E.A. Adeboye Professorial Chair of Mathematics shall be expected to teach and supervise existing or newly designed courses at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels in Mathematics and carry out research in any specialized area of Mathematics. Occupant of the Chair shall organize an Annual Lecture as well as deliver a terminal public lecture on his/her accomplishments at the end of the tenure. TENURE: The Chair has a tenure of three years commencing August, 2017. CONDITIONS OF SERVICE: As contained in the University of Lagos Conditions of Service governing Senior Staff. 


Qualifications and Requirements: ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA The successful applicant to this position would be called Pastor Enoch Adeboye “Outstanding” Professor of Mathematics, in the sense that he/she must have earned it by his or her outstanding accomplishments. i. A Ph.D in Applied Mathematics from a reputable University.  ii. An impeccable record of teaching and research career in the Professorial Cadre (i.e. Professor or Associate Professor). Part of a demonstrable indicator of research achievements is in the number of Ph.Ds successfully supervised by the candidate.  iii. There must be strong proof of Continuing Research in Mathematics  iv. Possess administrative and academic leadership skills augmented by requisite communication and interpersonal skills and must be of proven integrity.  v. Possession of cutting-edge information technology (IT) credentials will be an added advantage.  vi. Membership of learned societies in the Mathematical Sciences is highly desirable 


Salary Range: CONUASS 7 (N2,485,099.00 – N3,209,140.00) per annum.