Professor Ekundayo Adeyinka Adeyemi is the current Head, Department of Architecture, Covenant University. Popularly referred to as the grand father of Architecture in Nigeria, his professional and University teaching career spans over a period of 44 years, 36 of which had been devoted to teaching, research and University administration. Professor Adeyemi who clocks 70 today, February 27, 2007, in this interview talked about his life odyssey.
Covenant University’s external community impact has continued to receive high commendations from groups and professional associations in its host communities.
Covenant University has successfully flagged off its International Conference on "3G GSM and Mobile Computing: An Emerging Growth Engine for National Development" on Monday, January 29, 2007.
As electioneering campaigns for April 2007 elections gather momentum across the country, an in-depth and intellectual analysis of the nation’s politics from the platforms of the rules of the game, the character of the player, and the configuration of the playing field as well as some challenges and prescriptions towards democratic consolidation in Nigeria, will be the main focus at Covenant University’s tenth Public Lecture on Thursday, February 22, 2007.
In order to effectively deal with Nigeria’s developmental problems, the country’s leaders have been advised to realistically analyse and appreciate the nature, dimension and enormity of the problems instead of painting and presenting some rosy picture and spurious data of some superficial reform achievement.
Covenant University has been commended for its excellent performance in organizing world-class conferences and workshops.
The kudos was given to the University when it played host to a delegation from the Counselling Association of Nigeria (CASSON), Ogun State chapter on January 17, 2007.
Covenant University is fast becoming an academic pilgrimage centre as other higher institutions in Nigeria visit the campus in droves with the aim of drawing inspiration and tapping into the secret of its success in the pursuit of excellence within a short period of its existence.
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.