The Department of Chemistry is a vibrant teaching and research-led department with international reputation for quality research. The department is home to hundreds of students, both undergraduates and postgraduates. It is rated as the best chemistry department in Nigeria both in teaching and research. The department is well equipped, with modern teaching and research facilities. Very enthusiastic, dedicated and friendly staff and students underpin its extremely strong academic activity.
Chemistry remains one of the basic experimental physical sciences. The objectives of the departmental teaching and research programmes are consequently geared towards maintaining the prime central position of being the key fulcrum on which modern day scientific knowledge revolves.