BRIEF HISTORY OF THE DEPARTMENT
The Department of Political Science was opened in 2013/2014 Academic Session together with other departments that pioneered the establishment of the University on the 28th of October, 2013. It started with 78 students trained through the pre- degree programme of the University (School of Developmental Studies). In 2014/2015 Academic Session, the Department admitted a total number of 86 students through Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) and School of Developmental Studies. In 2015/2016 academic session; the Department admitted a total number of 101 students were admitted, while in the present 2016/2017 academic session;a number of 148 candidates were admitted. Making the total number of students to stand at 357. However, the programme commenced with adequate staffing drawn from tenure, Sabbatical and Visiting appointments from neighbouring Universities.