Oghenetega Ighedo Profile

Oghenetega Ighedo

Oghenetega Ighedo is a professor of Mathematics and the first black black woman to obtain PhD in Pure Mathematics at the University of South Africa.

Prof. Oghenetega is of the Urhobo descent in Delta state, Nigeria.

Brief Profile

Prof. Oghenetega Ighedo from Delta State and the first black woman to obtain a PhD in Pure Mathematics at the University of South Africa (UNISA), in its 148-year-long existence.

She also holds a Master of Science (MSc) in Pure Mathematics from the University of Ibadan and a Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Industrial Mathematics from Delta State University, Abraka.


  • University of Ibadan, Nigeria – Master of Science (MSc), Mathematics from 2006 to 2008
  • Delta State University, NIgeria – Bachelor of Science (BSc), Industrial Mathematics from 2000 to 2003


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