Located in the quiet town of Idanre local government is Idanre hills which paint the landscape with its beauty. It is a cultural, economical and lifestyle lodestone to its community. You are welcome to climb if you dare.
Owo museum of antiquities
Located In the palace of the Olowo monarch, the Owo museum is the link between the past and the present with the aim of passing on history to future generations.
Cave of Ashes Isarun
Not many people know that a cave in Ondo played a huge role in the documentation of the archaeological history of West Africa with the discovery of bones of pre historic man dated as far back as 9200B.C. The Cave of Ashes is a must see for tourists, historians and archaeologists.
The Ebomi Lake also known as the bottomless lake is an ideal destination for tourists, photographers and nature lovers with its beautiful scenery and range of available wild life.
Igbo Olodumare is famed to be home to demons, spirits and other supernatural beings. Located in Ondo state, adventurers, tourists are welcome to confirm this myth, after all, seeing is believing.
Glass Hall Event Centre
This marvelous centre is the second phase of 'The Dome' masterplan by the Ondo State Government
O2 Base Arena
Easily the best lounge in Akure Shopping Mall, this classy and refined loung crowns the allure of the mall.
EFYx Health Club and Spa
From your first visit to this state-of-the-art fitness megaplex, EFYx Health Club and Spa opens up as a fitness/fun destination.
Akure Township Stadium
It is the home stadium of Sunshine Stars F.C. of the Nigerian Premier League and has seating capacity for 10,000 spectators.
Filmhouse Cinema, Akure
What more is better than your popcorn, a drink, your squad and the latest Box Office movie?. Filmhouse Cinema has all you need in abundance to give you the best viewing pleasure.
Federal University of Technology, Akure
About The Federal University of Technology, Akure This University, fondly called ‘FUTA’ was founded by the Federal Government of Nigeria in 1981 with the intention of creating universities that specialized in producing graduates with practical as well as theoretical knowledge of technology. Currently ranked as the 9th best University in Nigeria, FUTA seeks to become a “World Class University of Technology and a Centre of excellence in training research, and service delivery”, having over 7 schools, including the school of postgraduate studies, offering accredited training and certificate programmes. The Federal University of Technology Faculties And Courses The institution has over seven schools offering about 40 departmental courses in various disciplines. They include: School of Agriculture and Agricultural Technology Agricultural Extension and Communication Technology Agricultural and Resource Economics Animal Production and Health Crop, Soil and Pest Management Food Science and Technology, e.t.c School of Engineering and Engineering Technology Agricultural Engineering Civil Engineering Electrical and Electronics Engineering Mechanical Engineering, e.t.c School of Sciences Biochemistry Computer Science Biology Chemistry Microbiology, e.t.c School of Management Technology Project Management Technology Transport Management Technology Library Management Technology Entrepreneurship Management Technology. School of Earth and Mineral Sciences Applied Geophysics Applied Geology Meteorology Marine Science and Technology, and Remote Sensing and Geoscience information system. School of Environmental Technology Architecture Building Technology Estate Management Industrial Design Quantity Survey Urban and Regional Planning Survey and Geoinformatics FUTA Admission Requirements Admission requirements are fairly strict and depend on the courses available. The University offers admission for both Pre-degree, Undergraduate and Postgraduate programmes. The Federal University of Technology, Akure Admission Requirements For Undergraduates 100 Level Entry Students: Applicants must possess a minimum of 5 credits in SSCE/GCE O’LEVEL/NECO/NABTEB or equivalents at no more than two (2) sittings obtained in subjects relevant to the proposed field of study. The 5 credits must compulsorily be in Mathematics, English and 3 other related subjects. In addition, applicants must register, sit for and attain the prescribed cut-off mark (usually 200) in UTME, and also prepare for a screening process organized by the school. 200 Level (Direct-entry) Students: Applicants must have a National Diploma, which should come from a recognized institution in Nigeria. Applicants are required to have a Nigerian Certificate in Education (NCE) in a subject(s) related to the proposed field of study with a minimum of one unit and two (2) passes. The Federal University of Technology, Akure Admission Requirements For Masters Applicants are required to have a first degree from a University recognized by the Senate of FUTA in a related field of study. A Postgraduate Diploma in a related field from a University recognized by the school would also be an added advantage. The Federal University of Technology, Akure Admission Requirements For PhD. Candidates applying for the Doctor of Philosophy degree programmes must possess a master's degree with a minimum score of not less than 60% or a cumulative grade point average (CGPA) of 3.5 on a 5-point scale, in a relevant field of study from a University recognized by the Senate of FUTA. Applicants are to also forward transcripts of their academic records, three (3) referee’s reports, with (2) preferably acquainted with the candidate's academic works. Applicants are also advised to prepare for an interactive session with the school of postgraduate studies. Applications for the 2017/2018 academic session are currently closed, but FUTA is open to inquiries on admission details, process and inquiries, and sale of application forms into Certificate, Diploma, Undergraduate, Postgraduate Diploma, Masters and PhD programmes. The Federal University of Technology, Akure portal is a tool which provides up to date information targeted at verified students and members of the institution and can be found at futa.edu.ng . FUTA Facilities In addition to the numerous centres located in the University, FUTA is also home to a lot of service infrastructures and utilities. They include an extensive library for research and study, accommodation for both staffs and students, faculty buildings and lecture halls, a health centre, sporting facilities, a radio station, a water bottling factory, a bakery, a wildlife park, a teaching and research farm, and lots more. Things To Know About FUTA For travellers who intend to visit and for prospective students, here are a few awesome things to know: Security Adequate security is provided at the institution. Individuals are still advised to be vigilant. Best Time To Visit During office hours on weekdays, the University is open to inquires, study, and exploration. Most Common Visitors At the University, students and staffs are the most common faces around. Best Features FUTA stands out as one of the leading technology-based institutions in the country and is extremely keen on providing academic excellence and deep learning to its students.
Smokin Hills Golf Resort
Either you're visiting, looking for a place to tee-off the day's stress, or a golf enthusiast searching for an international standard golf course, you really can't look past Smokin Hills Golf Resort. It blends the modernity of a golf course with the tranquility of the ancient town.
Gani Fawehinmi Health Diagnostic Centre
This centre was built to commemorate the human rights activist and lawyer, Chief Ganiyu Fawehinmi in his hometown.
Ondo State Trauma and Surgical Centre
This is part of the comprehensive medical village that provides world-class, tertiary specialized surgical and emergency care which adheres to the best international practices within an integrated healthcare system.
It is a school that was built to promote research and development in all disciplines to the level of wealth creation and generation, towards self-reliance and undeniable world academic recognition.
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