Varsity, Bethel College sign MoU to run degree programmes

The management of Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko (AAUA), has reiterated the university’s determination to sustain its position as a leading centre of excellence in academic and research in the country and the world in general. This was as the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Igbekele Ajibefun pointed out that the university would not rest on its oars in sustaining excellence in all spheres of the university development. He, however, disclosed this while signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on affiliation agreement with the Bethel College of Education, a private institution located at…

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Varsity don, pregnant woman, six others die in Ebonyi auto crashes

                …seven injured     A Professor with the Federal University, Ndufu- Alike Ikwo (FUNAI), Ebonyi State, Robert Nneli, and seven others, including a pregnant woman, yesterday lost their lives in multiple accidents that occurred along the Ezzamgbo axis of the Abakaliki/Enugu Expressway. Nneli, who is the Dean of Studies of Basic Medicine of the University and Human Physiology, was travelling in his Toyota Camry to his hometown in Anambra State, when the incident occurred. It was gathered that the first accident which involved a Camry and truck occurred at…

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Varsity Prof, pregnant woman, six others die in Ebonyi auto crash

A Professor with the Federal University Ndufu-Alike Ikwo (FUNAI), Robert Nneli and seven others Friday lost their lives in multiple accidents that occurred along the Ezzamgbo axis of the Abakaliki/Enugu Expressway. Nneli, who was the Dean of Studies of Basic Medicine of the university and Human Physiology, was travelling to his hometown in Anambra State in his Toyota Camry saloon car when the incident happened. His driver also died while the son survived The first accident, which involved the Professor’s Camry and truck, occurred at about 9pm. The Camry, which…

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Varsity sets up committee on staff certificates verification

The Federal University, Ndufu-Alike Ikwo (FUNAI) in Ebonyi State has constituted a committee on staff certificates verification. The Vice Chancellor, Prof. Chinedum Nwajiuba, while inaugurating the committee, said the move was borne out of the desire of the university Governing Council that the academic certificates of all staff members of the institution should be verified and scrutinised in order to ensure that only those qualified remain as bonafide workers of the institution. He noted that the entire university workforce is expected to appear before the committee with the original copies…

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Varsity to address industry, academia gap

The Founder and Chancellor of Christopher University, Dr. Christopher Ezeh has said that the private university is structured to address the yearning gap between academia and industries in the country. Ezeh disclosed this during the maiden matriculation ceremony and official opening of the university, stressing that the idea of the institution was conceived over 10 years ago. The chancellor, who noted that the university is a product of success recorded by the founders who had at various times, established strong and fruitful linkages between the academia and industries. He recalled:…

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Okebukola, Oloyede, others to midwife Moshood Abiola Varsity

Ogun State Governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, yesterday inaugurated an 11-member technical committee to drive the establishment of Moshood Abiola University of Science and Technology in Abeokuta. Amosun, who inaugu-rated the committee headed by a former Executive Secretary of National Universities Commission (NUC), Prof Peter Okebukola, said the panel would cease functioning upon the constitution of the Governing Council of the new university. The state government had recently announced the upgrade and conversion of Moshood Abiola Polytechnic, Abeokuta (MAPOLY) to a university. Members of the technical committee are the Registrar of…

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