The African Development Bank (AfDB) in collaboration with technology firms Facebook, Microsoft and the Rockefeller Foundation were in Covenant University to launch an arm of the youth empowerment programme, in her quest to train and develop Africa’s youth skills to meet employer requirements.
Being very moderate in our day-to-day lives, especially in eating and other things, offers the best opportunity to guard against the scourge of cancer.
This was the view of the Executive Director, St. Cyril Cancer Treatment Centre, Mrs. Moji Animashaun, the Guest Speaker at the Free Breast and Cervical Screening programme, recently held at the Covenant University Health Centre to commemorate the 2019 International Women’s Day.
An International Visiting Scholar to Covenant, Professor Raffaele Marchetti, has stated that the unique vision of the University could be enhanced by cooperation and collaborations with other like-minded universities.
Having experienced firsthand the whole gamut of what makes Covenant a fast-growing world-class University, one of Covenant’s International Visiting Scholar, Dr. Uche Ekhator-Mobayode has asserted that Covenant has the momentum to become one of the top 10 universities in the world in a few years’ time.
Covenant’s International Visiting Scholar, Dr Loes Damhof, has commended the intellectual prowess of both members of faculty and students of Covenant University.
Dr. Damhof, originally, of Hanze University of Applied Sciences, the Netherlands, is among the motley crowd of international scholars that had been attracted by the rising profile of Covenant as a world-class research and teaching University. She was at Covenant to teach students of Mass Communication on Intercultural Communication and the faculty on Futures Literacy.
Covenant’s burgeoning status as a research University has received acknowledgment from another of her International Visiting Scholars, Professor Solomon Isiorho, who asserted that the atmosphere at the University and her facilities were very conducive to research and learning.
A Professor of Biotechnology at Covenant, Professor Olawole Obembe, has asserted that Plant Biotechnology offers Africa and nay the world significant opportunities to subdue and dominate over the challenge of ever-growing demands for food, feed and fibre production, as well as the need for good health and well-being (https://bit.ly/2FzjJ4k).
Covenant, West Africa’s pre-eminent University and one of the top 10 in Africa, has continued to prove to be the preferred destination for many foreign scholars, courtesy of the University’s fast rising profile as a research and learning institution of repute.
Competitive intelligence, focus, culture, dynamism and foresight amongst others, should be the hallmark of an entrepreneur desirous of growing his/her business, be on top of it and sustain his/her dominion in the particular business.
The results of a study undertaken by a team of scholars at the University of Pittsburg, USA, in an attempt to achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls, have highlighted significant vulnerabilities of women related to Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) and other forms of Gender-Based Violence (GBV) in Boko Haram settings. Boko Haram is a jihadist terrorist organisation based in northeastern Nigeria. It is also active in Chad, Niger and northern Cameroon.