Anchor University

Anchor University
Anchor University
MottoCharacter, Competence, Courage
EstablishedSeptember 2014
ChancellorWilliam Kumuyi
Vice-ChancellorJoseph Afolayan
Location, ,
6°49′47″N 3°28′32″E / 6.8298361°N 3.4756138°E / 6.8298361; 3.4756138

The Anchor University is a private Christian university owned by the Deeper Christian Life Ministry. The university is located at Ayobo, Ipaja, Lagos State, southwestern Nigeria.


The process of founding Anchor University billed for September 2012, but suffered a huge setback as the representatives of the NUC coming for final inspection and approval of their multi-billion projects were in the ill-fated Dana Air crash. Professor Celestine Onwuliri, husband of a serving minister and an executive director with the Nigerian Universities Commission was among the over 157 victims that died in the Dana Air crash which occurred on Sunday, June 3, 2012. He was the leader of the team. Construction began in 2013. The University was founded in 2014 by Deeper Christian Life Ministry. It was approved by the Nigerian University Commission (NUC) on Wednesday, 2 November 2016.


There are three faculties in the university.

  • Faculty of Humanities
  • Faculty of Science and Science Education
  • Faculty of Social and Management Sciences

NUC approval

  • Faculty Of Humanities
  • Faculty Of Natural & Applied Sciences
  • Faculty Of Social & Management Sciences


(a) Faculty of Humanities

(b) Faculty of Social and Management Sciences

(c) Faculty of Natural and Applied Sciences

See also

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