Nigeria

Vice President Osinbajo signs the university guest book

Vice President of Nigeria

October 27, 2016

His Excellency Yemi Osinbajo, Vice President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, delivered a lecture at Harvard sponsored by the Nigeria in the World Seminar and the Center for African Studies. Earlier in the day, he visited Wadsworth House for a welcome with the University Marshal. They were joined by Professor Jacob Olupona, Professor of African and African American Studies and Chair of the Nigeria in the World Seminar, Professor Emmanuel Akyeampong, Faculty Director of the Center for African Studies, and Professor Bill Alford, Director of International Legal Studies.

Delegation from various universities in Ghana and Nigeria

December 10, 2014

A delegation of Vice Chancellors, Deans and senior faculty from three universities in Ghana and one in Nigeria spent two days at Harvard learning about graduate programs in the sciences. Their visit included at stop at Wadsworth House for a welcome and overview with the University Marshal. The Graduate School of Arts and Sciences served as the group's primary host for the visit.

Federal University of Agriculture Abeokuta

July 21, 2014

A delegation from the Federal University of Agriculture Abeokuta (FUNAAB) in Nigeria spent two days at Harvard meeting with various departments to learn about academic planning, curriculum development, and advances in teaching and learning. They began their visit with a welcome at Wadsworth House with the University Marshal (photo 1), and concluded on the second day with dinner at Annenberg Hall with Harvard students from Nigeria (photo 2).

Babs Omotowa

March 5, 2014

Mr. Babs Omotowa, a notable energy businessman from Nigeria, visited Harvard at the invitation of Jacob Olupona, Professor of African and African American Studies. Mr. Omotowa stopped by Wadsworth House for a meeting with the Marshal while on campus.

Alhaji Muhammad Sa'ad Abubakar III, the Sultan of Sokoto

October 2, 2011

Alhaji Muhammad Sa'ad Abubakar III, the Sultan of Sokoto, visited Harvard for two days of events co-sponsored by the Harvard Divinity School and the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs. His Eminence enjoyed brunch with Harvard undergraduates in Lowell House, an event hosted by the Harvard Foundation, and also participated in a panel discussion, "Muslim Women's Religious Literacy: The Legacy of Nana Asma'u in the Twenty-first Century and Beyond," sponsored by the Women's Studies in Religion Program.