2018 Event: 
Annual Ibadan Sustainable Development Summit, 27 - 30 August, 2018

Ninth ISDS 2018:
University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria
Mobilising for solutions initiatives for people, planet and prosperity
Since 2013
  1. Engagement Forum
    Engagement Forum
    We engage stakeholders on the implementation of the SDGs
  2. SDGs Domestication
    SDGs Domestication
    We localize the goals for practical solutions
  3. Capacity Building
    Capacity Building
    We educate members and concerned stakeholders on SDGs
 Our Priorities
SDSN-Nigeria was inaugurated as a Consortium of Nigeria universities and other academic tertiary institutions, with relevant stakeholders on the Post-2015 Development Goals and the network leadership, are charged to work on the global sustainable development community to address such challenges that face the nation and the world.
The highest priority of the SDSN- Nigeria is to work with the federal, state and local governments to prepare SDG-based development strategies at the national, state and local levels throughout Nigeria.

To be the vanguard of the national sustainable development effort. Being the major source and custodians of the science, knowledge and innovation, provide the much needed, indispensable scientific backbone for articulating the development agenda at the local, state and national levels.

  • To promote education for sustainable development
  • To assist in diagnosing and lead interventions in the sustainable development challenges facing the local, state and national communities
  • To provide evidence-base solutions in the areas of Climate change, Agriculture, Health, Social wellbeing, Energy and Power supply, Urban environment, Governance among others
  • To promote the advancement of sustainable development and usher in a new era


SDSN-Nigeria has a national secretariat that connects SDSN Global secretariat to all members in the country. The structure of operation is decentralised into zones with coordinating members. 
  1. Managing Director
    Prof. Ikenna Onyido
    Pioneer Director
  2. Managing Director
    Prof. Labode Popoola
  3. Managing Director
    S. Opeyemi Adebisi
    Country Focal Person
  4. Managing Director
    M. Kolawole Ambali
    Administrative Officer
  5. Managing Director
    Prof. Ngozi Odiaka
  6. Managing Director
    Yusuf Mohammed Abdullahi, Ph.D.
  7. Managing Director
    Prof. Chibiya Paul Shinggu
  8. Managing Director
    David N. Ogbonna, Ph.D.