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Directorate of Advancement and Linkages (DAL)

Director’s Welcome Address

Welcome to the Directorate of Advancement and Linkages (DAL) where the focus is on building relationships and exploring opportunities for our graduates and the University through effective collaborations. We embrace integrity, respect, compassion, inclusiveness, social responsibility, excellence and innovation. Our teeming graduates and stakeholders are also encouraged to adopt the same attitude towards ensuring the success of NOUN in all fields.

Mrs. Omorogieva E. Ileka


Phone No+ 234 802 321 7837


About Directorate of Advancement and Linkages (DAL)

The Directorate of Advancement and Linkages (DAL) was hitherto a Unit in the Directorate of Research Administration and Advancement (DRAA).  It was upgraded to a full-fledged Directorate with expanded functions in April 2021.

The expanded functions comprise exploring opportunities for working relationships and collaboration with local and international institutions, agencies, industry and individuals in areas of training, research and overall development and advancement of the University.

Housed on the ground floor of the OPD Building on the main campus, the Directorate operates and conducts a multidisciplinary role with a core mandate to attract necessary teaching, learning, research and infrastructural facilities to the University through fundraising, alumni relations, collaborations and partnerships.

The Directorate is domiciled in the Vice-Chancellery and charged with the following core functions:

  • Serve primarily as an interface between the university and its affiliate collaborative agencies and institutions and co-ordinate linkages between NOUN and various public or private sector establishments and organizations for purposes of qualitative manpower training, capacity building, and scientific/technological advancement.
  • It is a platform for effective upgrading and marketing of NOUN academic programmes through a purpose-oriented curriculum, collaborative research, and mutually beneficial staff and student exchange partnerships.
  • Support and assist academic and administrative interactions as well as exchanges that encompass both undergraduate and post-graduate traineeship schemes and other collaborative arrangements as may be worked out between NOUN and other institutions and agencies.

Operational Divisions

The Directorate has the following four operational units,    namely:

i.            Linkages, partnerships and institutional Development

ii.           Alumni Relations, Endowment

iii.         Communication and Marketing Development, Fund Raising

iv.         Database Administration and Research Prospects

Mission and Vision 

Mission Statement

To establish, coordinate and manage NOUN’s linkages with other higher educational institutions, corporate organisations and educational stakeholders at the local and international levels, by seeking support and forging partnerships towards the attainment of the objectives of the open and distance education.

Vision Statement

To steer NOUN to be the foremost open and distance learning institution in teaching, research and community service through strategic partnerships and collaborations with local and international partners.

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Staff Profile

S/N Name     Designation             E-mail Telephone Number
1 Mrs. Omorogieva E. ILEKA Director 08023217837
2 Mr. Gbenga OLUFEMI Deputy Director 08088503803
3 Mr. Oladimeji M. TIAMIYU Principal Assistant Registrar 08035307430
4 Miss. Theodora O. AGWATULU Senior Assistant Registrar 08038076038
5 Miss. Ifeagachukwu AMORHA Senior Assistant Registrar 08038307822
6 Mr. Christopher IBEBUOGU Principal Database Administrator 08033979249
7 Mr. Ayobami S. ILORI Principal Statistician 08038373458
8 Miss. Adebola O. ADEDOWOLE Assistant Registrar 07034913173
9 Mrs. Priscilla ODOH-ADOLE Administrative officer I 07061202664
10 Mr. John A. LABIJAH

Senior Executive Officer 08036431994
11 Mr. Kelechi S. AMADI Executive Officer amadkele7@gmail 09013813645
12 Mr. Gabriel DANIEL Clerical Officer 08088320236
13 Miss. Eleojo LEVI Clerical Officer 08064013829
14 Mr. Samaila AUDU Senior Artisan 08140668559
15 Miss. Hajara D. AUDU Environmental Attendant 08173520364
16 Mrs. Asmau YUSUF Environmental Attendant   08175989061


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