School of Biblical Studies
The School of Biblical Studies, Jos, started on 20th August, 1989, with 12 students attending a 2 year Diploma course. In 1992 the school introduced a 3 year Diploma course. Then in 2002 the school introduced a 4 year Bachelor of Arts Degree in Biblical Studies. This degree prepares students to preach the gospel as well as teach Bible in Primary and Secondary Schools. One year later in 2003 SBS introduced our 4 year B.A Ministry course of study to prepare those who are willing to preach and work full time with local congregations.
School of Biblical Studies, Jos, Staff
Dr. Solomon I. Aguh was born in Benue State, Nigeria. He holds a B.BA Business Administration at University of Mississippi, Oxford, 1980; an MBA Business Administration, Lincoln University, Jefferson City, 1982; a B.S. Bible, Freed Hardeman University; LL.D Freed Hardeman University, 2000. Solomon is a foundation member of those who started the School of Biblical Studies, Jos. He worked with the Primary School Board, Makurdi, Benue State, 1971 – 1975 as Head Teacher. He taught as Lecturer with the Department of Management Studies, University of Jos, 1982 – 1987. Solomon has worked with SBS since the beginning of the school in 1989 as her pioneer Director and now as the President. Aguh is married to Mrs. Rachel M. Aguh with two children; Gloria W. Aguh and Nater-Jighjigh Aguh.
Mrs. Rachel M. Aguh obtained her B.Sc. Home Economics from Freed-Hardeman University 1989. She got her M.PA from Benue State University, Makurdi, Benue State, 2007. She worked with Jos Primary School Board as a teacher from 1974 – 1988 and 1982 – 1987. As a foundation member of the school, she started work with SBS in January 1990. Rachel is currently the Registrar of the school. She is married to Solomon I. Aguh with two children.
Dr. Tom Ekpot
Joseph Igbudu Azembeh
Brother Daniel Boi started working in the World Bible School Follow-up Program in Jalingo, Adamawa State, after his graduation from SBS in 1995. He transferred to Lokoja, Kogi State in 1998 then to Jos, Plateau State in 2002. He went back to classes and completed a four year degree program at SBS graduating in 2006. Daniel then enrolled in the Degree at the Theological College of Northern Nigeria, Bukuru, Plateau State to pursue a Master’s Degree. He completed his class work on May 9, 2008 and by the invitation of Dr. Solomon Aguh, moved with his family to Jos in August to start teaching at SBS. He completed and defended his thesis in November and obtain his Master’s Degree in Biblical Theology in May 2009. The Church of Christ in Hagerstown, Maryland has agreed to support Daniel as a teacher and evangelist.
James E. Ikwulono
James E. Ikwulono is from Benue state, Nigeria. He holds a B.Sc (Hons) in Chemistry from Benue State University, Makurdi; Master of Arts (New Testament) and Master of Divinity from Freed-Hardeman University Henderson, Tennessee. Ikwulono started teaching with School of Biblical Studies Jos in January 2008, and has been serving as the examination officer. He is married to Mimi Ikwulono and they have two daughters, Debbie and Charis. Ikwulono is currently pursuing his Ph.D in New Testament with the University of Jos.
Brother Emmanuel Owakayi Egyegini was born in Doma, Nasarawa State, in February 1976. He has been a very busy Christian after he graduated with a B.A. in Bible from SBS in 2007. Emmanuel became the preacher of the Church of Christ in Doma, and he started spreading the gospel on a local radio program named Let the Bible Speak. He also taught in a Junior Government Secondary School, Islamiya, Lafia, for his one year of teaching practice to obtain a Post Graduate Diploma in Education. He continued his studies and obtained a Diploma in Computer Application and a Diploma in Computer Engineering.
Mr. Egyegini is married to Mrs. Helen Emmanuel Egyegini and the marriage is so far blessed with a daughter (Miss Endurance Oyiwoza Egyegini [5 years old]). After his first degree (B.A: CRS) in 2007 from the School of Biblical Studies, Jos and M.A: Ethics and Philosophy from the University of Jos (2010), he additionally obtained another Masters Degree in Interaction of Religions from the University of Jos, Jos (2016).
Mr. Turgong is married to Mrs. Konbe Bala Turgong and the marriage so far is blessed with a daughter (Miss Alheri Niteh Bala [a year plus]).
Benjamin Jukwey was born in March 5th,1976, in a polygamous family and the third child of the mother's seven children. Married to Gloria Gammicit Jukwey and blessed with three children: Shirley Tishi (7 yrs), Kevin Ongha (5 yrs) and Josiah Ela (7 months).
He was trained as a Technical student with intention to studying engineering but suddenly changed his mind in 2001 when he became a christian, and went for biblical studies at the school of biblical studies, Jos where he obtained diploma in Bible and BA Biblical Studies and also holds Post Graduate Diploma in Educationfrom National Teachers’ Institute Kaduna. His love for the Word of God caused him to proceed to study at the University of Jos where he did MA Biblical Studies New Testament and is currently doing his PhD still in Biblical Studies New Testament.
Benjamin worked with the Laranto Church of Christ for a period of one year and moved to Church of Christ Gidan Waya where he worked as a full time preacher and follow-up envagelist for four years. In 2011, he spear-headed the starting of the Bible Translation project into Etulo language (his mother tongue), where he worked as a full-time translation coordinator from 2011 untill 2015 and joined the Nigeria Bible Translation Trust staff as a training officer/internship coordinator. In this January, 2017 Benjamin has been brought on board of the School of Biblical Studies as a full time lecturer.