The Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University has won a contract of the UNESCO Regional Office in Dakar, Senegal to conduct Research on Education and Culture in Sub-Saharan Africa with Professor Steve Nwokocha (HOD Sociology) as the UNESCO accredited Lead Researcher. The data collection exercise which was in The Gambia and Ghana covered May 8-19, 2017. Professor Nwokeocha was on the research trip with two other IBBUL colleagues, Prof. Mrs Rosemary Igbo of the Department of Continuing Education Dr. Aliyu M. Bello Mohammed of Sociology Department. In addition, the Annual International Conference and Roundtable of the Africa Federation of Teaching Regulation Authorities (AFTRA) held May 22-26, 2017 at the University of South Africa, Pretoria, South Africa. Professor Nwokeocha is the Executive Director of AFTRA in charge of the events.