Tagged: University

Business

Students From KZN University Win In Business Competition

Students from Mangosuthu University of Technology are the 2018 winners of Cognity Advisory’s Universities Business Challenge (UBC), sponsored by General Electric (GE). The winning team of four students took home R50 000 to turn their business idea into reality. Launched in July this year, the UBC has seen 500 students;...

Islamic University

Islamic University College, Ghana admits 350 fresh students

The Islamic University College, Ghana (IUCG) has offered admission to 350 students made up of 160 females and 190 males – representing 41 per cent and 59 per cent respectively. The students will be pursuing programmes in Communication, Business Administration, Religious Studies and the newly introduced diploma and degree courses...

NUGS

KNUST SRC calls for parliamentary probe of ‘partisan’ NUGS

The Students Representative Council of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology has called on Parliament to probe the National Union of Ghana Students (NUGS). The KNUST SRC made the call because of the partisanship nature of the union. It also wants some clarity on the role of the...

Training

Technical University Begins Training In Drone Technology

The Accra Technical University (ATU) will from January next year commence training programmes in Drone Technology and 3-D Printing among other courses, Professor Edmund Ameko, the Acting Vice-Chancellor, said. He said the University had held discussions with A-Tech Group Korea Incorporation, a Korean company committed to building environmentally friendly technology...

Akwa ibom university

Killing Of Delsu Female Students, Reps Probe

DISTURBED by the incessant killing of female students of Delta State University, Abraka, the House of Representatives, yesterday, mandated the House Committee on Police Affairs to interface with all major stakeholders. The House asked the Police Affairs committee to collaborate with the Inspector-General of Police and the Delta State Commissioner...

hitman

University Of Zululand Professor Killed By Hitman

The University of Zululand’s dean of the faculty of arts, professor Gregory Kamwendo, was allegedly killed by an hitman after he uncovered a fraudulent PhD syndicate at the institution. Two men, including a lecturer at the same institution, were arrested for his murder at the weekend Kamwendo’s colleague, who may...

Mathematical Modeling To Curb Environmental Pollutions

The Federal Government is developing mathematical modeling approaches to curb environmental pollution. The Chief Executive of National Mathematical Centre (NMC); Prof Stephen Onah, said government seeks to unite abstract mathematics; with applications as they relate to the environmental challenges threatening humanity today. Prof Onah stated this at an international conference...

BOWEN University

BOWEN University Shut Down Amid Drug Row

The authority of faith-based BOWEN University, Iwo, owned by the Nigerian Baptist Convention Monday shut down the school and evicted all students from the school. The university was; to commence its first semester’s examination on Monday December 10, 2018 and after which they are; expected to proceed on first semester...

Yemi Osinbajo

Students Query Invitation Of Yemi Osinbajo To OAU

Students of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, have expressed indignation over the invitation of Vice President Yemi Osinbajo to the forthcoming 43rd combined convocation of the university holding next week. According to a statement by Gbenga Ololoniran, the Protem Chairman of Great Ife Students’ Union Action Committee, it is condemnable...

ENMU

ENMU Announces Partnership For Virtual University Tour

Eastern New Mexico University, ENMU has partnered with YouVisit, LLC to build a complete walking tour of the school’s campus, giving prospective students unlimited access to university grounds. High school students, as well as their families and counselors, can explore ENMU’s campus at their convenience via the university’s website. The...

Guelph

University of Guelph Growing Marijuana On Campus

The University of Guelph is one of them. Marijuana, long snuck on to college and university campuses for use in bongs and joints, is; now being grown legally at several academic institutions across the country. Eight academic institutions have obtained licences from Health Canada to cultivate cannabis; for scientific purposes,...

Makanjuola

Makanjuola Donates Lecture Theater To LASU

The need for the private sector to cooperate with the government to develop the country’s education sector was the focus last week Thursday, when businessman, philanthropist and Chairman, Caverton Offshore Support Group, Mr. Aderemi Makanjuola donated a 500-seater Ultra- Modern Lecture Theatre to Lagos State University to commemorate his 70th...

TASUED

TASUED secures N420M TETFUND grant, others -VC

The vice-Chancellor of Tai Solarin University of Education (TASUED), Prof. Abayomi Arigbabu has said that the university has secured about N420 million grant from Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFUND) to provide Smart Classrooms and Micro-Teaching Laboratory and also teaching and learning equipment and resources in the institution. He claimed TASUED...

Sports

Establish Sports University, Parents Tell FG

Parents of Ladela School, Abuja have called on the federal and state governments to establish a specialised university that will concentrate solely on sports. The Chairman of the Parent Teacher Association (PTA), Dr. Joshua Usman, who made the appeal during the school’s annual inter-house sports competition, said the government is...

judgment

ASUU Lauds Judgment Voiding Sack Of Lecturers

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), University of Ibadan zone, has lauded the judgment by the National Industrial Court, Akure, which nullified the sacking of two of its executives by the University of Ilorin. The court presided over by Justice Abiola Adewemimo, condemned the University of Ilorin for terminating...

Auditorium

NDDC To Build Auditorium At University Of Uyo

The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) is to build an auditorium at the University of Uyo in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State. According to a statement, the Managing Director of the commission, Mr. Nsima Ekere, announced this on Sunday night during an interactive session with members of the university’s senior staff...

industrialisation

Buhari Hinges Nation’s Industrialisation On Education

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that quality education is a key element to the nation’s industrialisation and development. Buhari, represented by Registrar, Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), Isha’aq Oloyode, stated this at the weekend at the 44th convocation ceremony of the University of Benin (UNIBEN) in Benin City, Edo...

International school

Hijab Controversy: UI International school To resume Monday

After a week of closure due to the hijab controversy, the International School, Ibadan will resume academic activities on Monday. The chairman of the school’s board and deputy vice-chancellor of the parent University of Ibadan; Abideen Aderinto, made the disclosure to our correspondent by phone on Sunday. Mr Aderinto said...

Sergeant

Bayelsa Police Sergeant, Murders University Student

The Bayelsa State Police Command has disarmed and arrested a Police Sergeant attached to Akenfa Division, Timadu Emmanuel over the alleged murder of a Petroleum Engineering Student of the Niger Delta University,NDU, Tariela Nikade during a raid of criminal hideouts at Tenacious Road, Edepie in Yenagoa. The Bayelsa State Police...

royal

Royal Reunions Strengthen University of Dundee’s Links

Staff from a leading Scottish university were; treated to a royal welcome as they met with two esteemed Nigerian graduates. Representatives from the University of Dundee met with His Royal Highness, the Emir of Keffi, Dr Shehu Chindo Yamusa III, and His Royal Highness, the Emir of Bakura, Alhaji Bello...

Okoya

Prof Okoya – Mathematics, Key to Technological Development

Mathematical modelling can be used to solve myriads of problems facing Nigeria, a professor of Mathematics, Samuel Segun Okoya, has said. Delivering the 329th Inaugural lecture of the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife titled: “The many ‘faces’ of thermal explosion: mathematical modeling point of view”, Tuesday last week, Okoya said...

Pro-Chancellor – We Cannot Continue To Blame Our Leaders

Mallam Yusuf Ali, the Pro-Chancellor of the Osun State University (UNIOSUN), says it is the responsibility of all Nigerians to contribute to the moral revival of the country. Ali, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), said Nigerian leaders alone should not be; blamed for the various challenges facing the country....

York

York University Puffing out on-campus smoking

On November 14, a one-day print survey, the ‘1 Day Talk Survey,’ was; released to gather voluntary and anonymous perspectives across York on the community’s thoughts; on a smoke-free campus. Initiated by Leave the Pack Behind and Toronto Public Health’s ‘1 Day Stand’ event on the same day, the survey...

Birmingham

Birmingham University Staff To Boycott UAE Campus

Staff at the University of Birmingham have voted for an academic boycott of its campus in the United Arab Emirates as fears grow for the rights and safety of academics and students following the life sentence given to a Durham PhD student accused of spying in the UAE. The motion...