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In Covenant University, we do more of teaching than lecturing, making use of diverse teaching mechanisms and apparatus.

All courses are taught by more than a single lecturer, among whom we have distinguished faculties in their fields of study which include:



  • Covenant University ENACTUS came second position (Silver) in National competition, July, 2017.
  • Covenant University graduates are one of the most sought after for employment by top employers in Nigeria and abroad.
  • A 300 Level student of Information and Communication Engineering and President of the Covenant University Literary and Debating Society (CULDS) was selected for the prestigious 2017 Study of United States Institute (SUSI) Fellowship for Student Leaders.
  • Covenant University  came 3rd Position at the First edition of the Technology and Innovation Expo 2017 organised by the Federal Ministry of Science and Technology, Abuja, April 2017
  • Covenant University won the Best Private University in Nigeria (Webometric), January, 2017
  • Covenant Universityranked No.1 in Web of Repositories in Nigeria and West Africa (2013- 2017)
  • Three Hult Teams are representing Covenant University at the 8th Annual Hult Prize qualified for Regional Finals, 2017
  • Covenant University won the Best Use of Technology Award among Private Universities in Nigeria at the 2nd Nigeria Technology Awards, November, 2016.
  • Covenant University won the Research Excellence Award at the Nigerian Higher Education Summit, 2016
  • Covenant University bagged the First Prize Award in 2016 Coastline Worship Centre Design Competition by RCCG.
  • Covenant University Graduate Tops Class in Uniport Master's Programme, 2016
  • A Covenant University Graduate won the Female Architects of Nigeria (FAN) Best Student Award, 2016.
  • Covenant University won the Best Engineering Graduate of the Year by COREN, 2016
  • A Covenant University graduate was elected 2016 Valedictorian Speaker at INSEAD MBA (INSEAD is currently the No1 Business School in the world).
  • Vice-Chancellor, Covenant University, Professor AAA. Atayero received Award of Excellence by NSE, Ikeja Branch, 2016.
  • Covenant University ENACTUS came third position in National competition, 2016
  • First Class graduates of Covenant University emerged tops in the Presidential Special Scholarship Scheme for Innovation and Development (PRESSID) in Nigeria (2015, 2014 & 2013).
  • Covenant University was adjudged the African Private University of the Year (2015) by African Leadership Magazine Group (March 2016).
  • Covenant University won the Overall Best University in Nigeria and West Africa and number 15 in Africa on the Webometric Ranking (February 2015)
  • Covenant University won the Grand Prize (Gold and Silver) at the UniAmerica Global Exhibition of Inventions in Brazil (December 2015).
  • Covenant University is the Most Preferred Private University in Nigeria by candidates seeking University admission through JAMB (2002-2016).
  • Covenant University was the University with highest listing of Google Scholars in 2015. CU produced 110 out of 797 Google Scholars listed in Nigeria.
  • Covenant University won 1 Gold and 2 Silver Medals at the 67th IENA International Trade Fair for “Ideas, Inventions, New Products” in Germany (November 2015).
  • Covenant University was adjudged No 1 Social-Media-Friendly University in Nigeria by Nigerian Tribune Newspapers (November 2015).
  • Covenant University won three Gold Medal Awards at the World Innovation and Invention Forum, Yancheng, China (September 2015).
  • In 2013, Covenant University bagged Nigerian Advancement Awards
  • On December 27, 2013 Covenant University was awarded the Best Private University in Nigeria by Centre for Democratic Governance in Africa.
  • On November 5, 2013 Students of Computer and Information Science Department won Institute of Software Practitioners in Nigeria (ISPON) organized Software Competition
  • In December 13, 2012 Covenant University won the Award of Best Maintained Educational Institution Award to the University, organized by the Nigerian Chapter of International Facility Management Association.
  • Covenant University also came 2nd and 5th positions in a Design Competition organized by Ife Architecture Students Association of the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife held in December 2012
  • Covenant University was ranked Number One (1) Private University in Nigeria (July 2011, January 2012, January 2013 and February, 2014 World Universities Webometric Rankings.
  • Covenant University emerged joint winner of the first edition of Unilever Idea Trophy.
  • Covenant University also received the Best Marketing Students Award of the Year at the NIMN Award 2011
  • Covenant University is the only University in Nigeria and one of the very few in Africa with both the Autodesk Authorised Training and Certification Centre.
  • Covenant University was the first University in Nigeria and one of the very few in Africa to start training SAP Consultants in collaboration with SAP University Alliances and SAP Education in 2011
  • Covenant University hosted the Association of Vice-Chancellors of Nigerian Universities Conference which held at the African Leadership Development Centre at Covenant University, 27–30 June 2011, the first time such a meeting was hosted by a Private University in Nigeria.
  • Covenant University became the first University in Nigeria and Africa to host the Launch of UN Global Report (October 2011),
  • In 2010, Covenant University won the Best ICT Driven University of the Year Award in West Africa by West Africa ICT Development Award (WADA).
  • Covenant University won the Best ICT Driven University of the Year 2009 at the National ICT Merit Awards,
  • The University was adjudged the Best Private University 2009 at the Education Watch Awards,
  • In 2009, Covenant University received the Best Entrepreneurship Promoter of the Year simply because of its CU’s unique custom-built Entrepreneurial Development Studies programme (EDS)
  • Covenant University was rated an A in the NUC’s Pilot Institutional Accreditation (2010)
  • Covenant University won the Fastest Growing Private University in Nigeria Award at the Education Time’s Award of Excellence 2008
  • In 2007, Covenant University won the Best ICT Driven Award by ICT Africa
  • In 2007 Covenant University won the Best Private University with Strong Web Presence.
  • On January 12, 2006, Covenant University’s immediate past VC (Prof. Aize Obayan) received the award for the best Vice Chancellor of private universities in Nigeria for 2005
  • In October 5, 2005, survey by NUC also rated the University as the Most Preferred University among the private universities in the country by candidates seeking University admission through the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB).
  • In 2005, National Universities Commission (NUC) rated Covenant University Most Preferred Private University in Nigeria
  • In 2005, National Universities Commission (NUC) rated Covenant University the Best Private University in Nigeria among 23 others.
  • In 2005, National Universities Commission (NUC) rated Covenant University Overall Best in a Nationwide Accreditation Programme.
  • In 2004, the Chancellor, Dr. David Oyedepo received an award In recognition of his laudable contribution in the development of education by Nigerian Academy Education (NAE)


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