CU holds Public Lecture on Financial Sector Maladaptation, Resource Curse and Nigeria Development Dilemma
How the Nigerian financial system has failed to develop over the years in a manner to be suitably adapted to the developmental needs of the country and the implication of the nation’s rich natural resources, which has become an albatross on the social and economic growth of the nation, will be the main highlight at Covenant University’s ninth public lecture on Thursday, January 25, 2007.
Friday, January 12, 2007, was a day of joy at Covenant University as the fifth set of its undergraduate students numbering 1,560 were formally admitted into various degree programmes of the University at a joint matriculation ceremony marked with pomp and pageantry.
In order to shake-off the weight and stress of academic workload of the preceding year and brace up refreshingly- body, soul and spirit, for the challenges of the New Year, Covenant University staff and their spouses were treated to an innovative beach fun fare hosted by the Chancellor, Dr David Oyedepo, during the weekend.
In line with his belief in democratic governance, the Chancellor of Covenant University, Dr David Oyedepo, on Wednesday, January 3, 2007 took a practical step in that direction by getting registered for the forthcoming elections by officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) at a centre on the campus.
CUCB becomes first Community Bank to offer ATM service
Covenant University Community Bank (CUCB) has made history by becoming the first Community Bank in the country to offer online real time payment system and a 24-hour daily cash withdrawal facility for its customers via automated teller machine (ATM).
CU Hosts Bowen University to Inter-varsity Friendly Games
Sporting activities at Covenant University reached the climax over the weekend as the University successfully hosted Bowen University, Iwo, Osun State, to inter-varsity friendly games between November 24 and 26, 2006 at the University’s Halls of Residence Sports Centre.
International Education Week:
US PAS visits Covenant University
As the world marks the International Education Week (IEW) between November 13 and 17, 2006, Covenant University was enriched by a visit of the Public Affairs Section (PAS) of the United States Consulate-General, Lagos of the US Embassy to its campus on Thursday November 16, 2006.
CU organizes intervention strategic workshop for English teachers in secondary schools
Covenant University has continued to blaze the trail through its innovative approach in the area of town and gown relationship, as it constantly explores and articulates creative programmes and services aimed at meeting the developmental needs of its external environment.
CU marks Founder’s Day in colour
October 21,2006, was a day of colour, praises, sweet reminiscences and validation, through concrete testimonials, of the glorious vision that birthed Covenant University, as the University marked the 4th anniversary of its Founder’s Day.
Muyiwa Fadugba is a graduate of Covenant University and currently on National Service on the platform of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in Borno State. In this interview, Fadugba who was former Student Council Chairman, CU Student Council and now the Chairman of the Steering Committee of the University Alumni Association, speaks on his experience at the NYSC, the University Alumni, their unbroken tie with the University, among other issues.