A Covenant graduate, Miss Naomi Ekpoki Onesenema, has emerged winner of the Junior Chamber International (JCI) Top Outstanding Young Person of Nigeria Award.
Naomi, who was a honoree under the category ‘Contribution to Children, World Peace and/or Human Rights’, was one of the 10 recipients of the JCI awards selected from among 30 finalists out of the over 1,700 nominations.
West Africa’s numero uno University, Covenant, will be competing with 34 other universities from across the world in the 2019 edition of the Enactus World Cup, according to the organisers.
Covenant University, apparently in a bid to assert her status as the University with the most employable graduates, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with a United Kingdom-based firm, United Quality Academy Limited (UnQA), with a view to certifying her students in Management Systems.
Covenant’s fast growing profile as a research-inclined University has once again been validated, with Scopus, the largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature, ranking six Covenant faculty among the top 10 authors in Nigeria by publication volume within the period 2014-2020.
A paper delivered by Professor Evans Osabuohien of the Department of Economics and Development Studies, Covenant University, at the First International Conference on African Entrepreneurship and Innovation (ICAEI 2019), at De Montfort University, Leicester, United Kingdom, has won the Best Paper Award at the conference. The paper recommended support for the formation of Village Savings and Loans Association (VSLA) in the most deprived and rural areas in the country, with governments at all levels embracing the initiative for it to thrive.
Graduands of the College of Engineering (CoE), Covenant University, would have to be students for life, prioritise growth over wages, get a workplace sponsor, and develop a culture of excellence amongst others, if they must transit from an engineer in training to an engineer in practice.
Without the exploits of Covenant University, the initiative of allowing private individuals or organisations to run universities, taken many years ago,would have been a grand failure. That was the verdict of the Executive Secretary ofthe National Universities Commission (NUC), Professor Adamu Abubakar Rasheed.
Professor Atayero Receives Enactus Nigeria Champions, Promises Full Support Ahead of Global Competition
The victorious Covenant University Enactus Team has paid a thank you visit to the Vice-Chancellor and the University Management, for the robust support enjoyed by the team en route its championship-winning performance at the recently held 2019 National Championship of Enactus Nigeria.
A world-class University like Covenant needs to continuously disrupt, positively, her postgraduate studies structure for her to remain globally relevant to the needs of the present time. This was the position of the Keynote Speaker and a professor of Biochemistry, and Provost, Postgraduate School, Olabisi Onabanjo University, Professor Gbenga Adebola Adenuga.
The graduating Class of 2019 in the College of Business and Social Sciences (CBSS), Covenant University, has been told to brace up and adapt to the realities of the world of work, if they must fit into the fast-pace and technologically-driven world of work. This message was handed down by the Director, Professional Development, Chartered Institute of Personnel Management of Nigeria, Dr. Charles Obiajulu Ugwu, who was Keynote Speaker at the CBSS’s Hooding event.