TAIWO, Prof. (Chief) Cornelius Olaleye

BA, MA, B.Sc, M.Sc, Ph.D, D.Litt. L.LD, F.C.C.E.A, FNAE, publisher, lawyer, solicitor, mathematician;b: October 27, 1910; ht: Oru Ijebu; so: Ogun; m: Susanna Olufowoke Keleko, 1941; nc: three s, three d; ed: St. Luke's Primary School, Oru-Ijebu, Ogun State, 1921-23; St. John's Primary School, Iloro, Ilesha, Osun State, 1924-26; St Andrew's College (now St. Andrew's College of Education), Oyo State, 1928-31; Yaba Higher College, Lagos, 1936-38; Trinity College, Cambridge, 1944-47; University ofUndon, Institute of Education, 1947; The Middle Temple (Inns of Court), 1956-64; The Nigerian Law School, Ugos, 1964. cr: Headmaster, Sagun United School, Oru-Ijebu, 1932-35; Education Officer, Edo College, Benin City; Principal, Edo College, Benin City, 1951; Staff Inspector, Western Nigeria, 1956-57; ps. Western Nigeria, 1960-66; prof. Education, University of Ugos, 1965-77; Dean, Faculty of Education, 1967; Provost, College of Education, Universiiy of Ugos; Professor Emeritus, since 1996; Pro-chancellor/ch., Governing Council, University of Ilorin, 1990-93; pensioner, Barrister-at-Law, Solicitor and Advocate, Notary Public, since 1977; ch. Nelson Publishers Limited, 1978; mm: Nigerian Bar Association, 1964; f: Commonwealth Council for Educational Administration, since 1974; ch: Oru Development Council, 1976, Lagos Branch of the National Parents' Association of Nigeria, 1977, The Nigerian Academy of Education, 1985-89, The Association of CSS Bookshops, 1984-92; presd. Obanta Trust Fund, Awa Ijebu; former mem. Board of Governors, CMS Grammar School, Ugos; former ee: University ofIbadan, Nigeria; University of Cape Coast, Ghana; Makerere University, Uganda; University of Nairobi, Kenya; University of Sierra-Uone, Freetown, Sierra- Uone; Cardiff University, Wales, UK; foundation manager, University of Lagos Staff School, h: Officer of the Order of the British Empire, 1962; L.LD (Honoris Causa), 1981; University of Lagos, 25th Anniversary Gold Medal, 1987; The Boy Scouts' Association of Nigeria Certificate, 1987; fellow, Federal College of Education, 1995; f. St. Andrew's College of Education, Oyo 1996; Professor Emeritus ofEducation, University ofLagos, 1996; f.' Nigerian Academy of Education, publ: Nigeria: Language Problems and Solutions; Henry Carr: An African Contribution to Education, 1975; The Nigerian Education System, 1980,1981, 1982; Seventy Years in the Nigerian Education System, 1992; The Administration of a Nigerian University, 1995; Learning Thrills, 1996.M: Agbon Oru, Ijebu, December, 1958; Olotu Aaye of Ijebuland, 1991. sc: Patron, Ugos Diocese Uy Readers Association; patron, Youngmen Christian Association, All Saints' Church, Yaba; Metropolitan Club, Victoria Island, Lagos; patron, St Andrew's College Old Boys' Association. hob: music, scouting, off: Goodwill House, 278, Ikorodu Road, Obanikoro, Lagos, tel: 01-4970652, 4937140. res: 24, Oduduwa Street, GRA, Ikeja.
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