Search for:
  • Home/
  • School Owners/
  • Revealed! – Owner of Caleb University? Brief history of Caleb University

Revealed! – Owner of Caleb University? Brief history of Caleb University

Caleb University is a private university founded and owned by an individual unlike Babcock university and has set a very high standard in the Nigeria educational sector living to it’s motto ‘For God and Humanity‘. With such a standard, many would be hungry to know who the founder/ owner of Caleb university is.

With less than 20 years of it’s existence, Caleb University has been able to climb to the top and ranked among the best universities in Nigeria to outperformed some notable high institutions in the country.

Caleb moving so fast within a short period of time is alarming. there’s a saying that behind every successful man, there is a woman pushing him while in the case of Caleb, there is a DETERMINED OWNER driving the institution to a promise land.

In your mind, you would already be asking yourself some questions who is the determined owner of Caleb university?

  • Is Caleb owned by an individual?
  • Who owns Caleb university?
  • Is Caleb owned by a church like other high private university?

Relax as you’ve landed on the right page. Here we will be dishing you the secret owner of Caleb university and some important history to know about the institution.

Now let’s get underway!

Who is the Owner of Caleb University?

Caleb university founded in 2007 was owned, managed and headed by Dr. Oladega Adelowo Adebogun who is the proprietor and Managing Director/CEO of Caleb Group of schools and visitor to Caleb university, Imota, Lagos.

Dr. Oladega Adebogun was an educationist with the vision of impacting lives of children for God and humanity. He served so many years being a teacher and top executive of the Lagos State Association of Proprietors of Private (APPS) Schools, his high passion for quality education led to the birth of Caleb International School in 1986.

When was Caleb University Founded?

Caleb University was founded and licensed by the Federal government on the 17th of May, 2007 under the Caleb Group of Schools and officially commence full academic activities on 21st of January, 2008. However, the first set of the university graduated in 2011.

Where is Caleb University Located?

Caleb University is located in it’s permanent site at KM 15 Ikorodu-Itoikin Road, Imota Lagos state.

Brief history of Caleb University

The systematic history of Caleb University dated as far back to 1986 when Dr. Oladega Adebogun founded Caleb International School (Nursery and Primary) which was the seed of Caleb University.

Caleb Nursery and Primary school being a faith-based school become in demand by parents with its high academic standard and the high decreasing standard of the public school education. With these set quality, a secondary school with same standard of education and moral value became in demand and these can say pave the birth of Caleb International College in Magodo GRA, Lagos, in 1995.

Within a short period of establishing the college, the college skyrocket as the performance of the college students in both JSCE and SSCE became topnotch making Caleb secondary school among the best rank in the country. Cale secondary school expanded it’s extra-curriculum activities and included overseas study tours for its students from 1999.

To maintain the core value, tradition and academic excellence, Caleb initiated the necessary process for the introduction of a Cambridge O level programme and International General Certificate of Education (IGCSE) in 2004 to position as an international organization and admitted as a full member of the International School’s Association (ISA).

The brain behind Caleb, Dr. Oladega Adebogun was determined to establish a tertiary institution that would credibly achieve what Caleb primary and secondary has done in Nigeria education sector in few years. He met with the federal government and begin the drafting and process in 2005.

A 110 hectare of land acquired in Imota, Lagos for the process and fast approved guideline of the university, NUC verification was held in May, 2006 and on 17 May 2007. The Federal Government of Nigeria granted probational operational License for Caleb University to operate as a private University.

Currently, Caleb Group of Schools include Caleb International School (Nursery & Primary), Magodo; Caleb International College, Lekki; Caleb International College, Magodo; Caleb British Academy, Ikeja; Caleb Educational Institute and Caleb University, Imota, Lagos.


In conclusion, Caleb university was founded in 2007and owned, managed and headed by Dr. Oladega Adebogun who is CEO of Caleb Group of Schools. A parent company/institute to the Caleb university.

We have come to the end of this article where we have provided you with an answer to the question “Who owns Caleb private university?“

If you found this article helpful, do well to share it with others, otherwise, you could leave us a question in the comment section below as we will be very happy to provide you with answers.

If you are an aspiring or fresher student, please endeavor to join our newsletter family of like-minded learners like yourself and do well to follow our social media platforms. Cheers!

Founder and editor at AcademyPathways. Habeeb is a National Diploma(ND) holder of Statistics graduated from the highly esteemed The Polytechnic, Ibadan, Nigeria. With over a decade of experience in the education sector and career setting, Habeeb provides first hand information on educational and career related topics.

Leave a Reply