University of Nigeria
Philanthropist urges varsities to collaborate with private sector
Nigerian universities have been challenged to leverage on other relationships including the private sector, alumni, institutional linkages and funding organisations to generate additional revenue for infrastructure, research and development Executive Chairman of Dozzy Group, Dr. Daniel Chukwudozie who stated this shortly after his conferment with honorary doctorate degree in Business Administration at the University of…
Experts seek restructuring of sector to aid development
As part of efforts to move the nation forward, stakeholders have restated call for the restructuring of the sector to focus on industry needs. The professionals made the recommendation at the end of the 13th annual research conference and fair of the University of Lagos (UNILAG). They lamented that low budget in education have…
‘Nigeria needs 3m dental surgeons to boost oral healthcare’
The newly elected dean of the Faculty of Dentistry at the University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN), Prof Felix Chukwuneke has raised the alarm on the dearth of dental surgeons in the country. Prof Chukwuneke, who is a renowned oral and maxillofacial surgeon, explained that with a population of over 190 million people, the current small…
Art historians converge on Nsukka, honour Oloidi, Jegede, others
Art Historical Association of Nigeria (AHAN), in association with Department of Fine and Applied Arts, University of Nigeria, Nsukka is organising a conference on art history. With ‘The harvest is plenty, but the labourers are few: Art Historians in Nigeria and the Challenges of Historiography’ as theme, the event holds from today (July 18) to…
UNN appoints new DVC for Enugu campus
Famous Nigerian lawyer, Prof Edith Nwosu, is now the new Deputy Vice Chancellor (DVC), University of Nigeria, Enugu campus.
UNN Class of 66 gives back to alma mater, society
The former students, who came together for the first time since their graduation used the occasion to pay visits to some institutions where they made donation of drugs and medical facilities worth several thousands of naira. They also gave financial assistance to the places visited
Amid tight security, UNN matriculates 10,000 students
Amid tight security provided by a combination of Police, Army, officials of the State Security Services and Civil Defence, the University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN), yesterday, matriculated 10,000 students into various programmes of the institution.
Expert tasks FG on graduate farm scheme
The Federal Government has been urged to consider the introduction of graduate farm scheme for fresh graduates from tertiary institutions, to practice agriculture during their mandatory national youth service year, especially agriculture graduates. Prof. Wilfred Ifeanyi Okonkwo of the Department of Agricultural and Bioresources Engineering, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, who made the appeal recently in…
Nigerian Team Triarchy wins Ideatrophy competition
Team Triarchy had the trio of Temitope Smith, an undergraduate of Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso; Uzomba Ikechukwu, from the University of Ibadan and Egbo Chidera, from University of Nigeria, Nsukka.
Three years after graduation, visually impaired scholar seeks employment
Nneji, from Umuezeowo, Umunomo, Ehime Mbano Local Council of Imo State, was born on September 23, 1988. He was not born blind. He became physical-challenged at the age of eight, when he was playing a football match with a neighbouring community.