As the world’s population continues to grow at an alarming rate and the palpable shortfall of corresponding infrastructure to make living comfortable for the populace, the Department of Economics and Development Studies of Covenant University organized an International Conference on Demography and Economic Development to signpost the challenges and prospects in population growth.
As the global economy gradually recovers from the 2008/2009 global financial crisis and economic recession, the Department of Banking and Finance of Covenant University has hosted a two-day workshop targeted at helping bolster the capacities of corporate organizations to manage investment and portfolio risk.
The Chancellor of Covenant University, Dr. David Oyedepo, has called for a focus on information as a tool for national development.
Covenant University’s African Leadership Development Centre (ALDC) in collaboration with the university’s Centre for Learning Resources (CLR) hosted a 3 day conference on the theme, ‘Leadership And Innovation: Cutting Edge Practices for the 21st Century Librarian.’
A Nobel Laureate in Economics and Professor of Economic Sciences from the Harvard University, Professor Eric Maskin, has joined Covenant University’s faculty as a Visiting Professor in the Department of Economics, College of Development Studies.
More Varsities with Quality Teaching Content is a Prerequisite for National Development…Prof. Osinbajo
For Nigeria to effectively confront the challenges of meaningful growth, which would result in addressing the problem of unemployment and creating a highly trained workforce, with consistent capacity to innovate, there is the urgent need for the nation to increase the size of her higher education system, with greater focus on content.
The Chancellor and Chairman, Board of Regents, Covenant University, Dr. David Oyedepo, at a special thanksgiving service for the 9th Convocation ceremony of the University has charged the 9th set of graduates, also referred to as the ‘Elite Set,’ not to disappoint destiny as they go into the larger society.
Presentation by the Vice Chancellor, Augustine University, Ilara-Epe, Lagos State, Prof. Steve Olaoluwa Afolami
Covenant University held its 9th Convocation Ceremony on Friday, 27th of June, 2014; marking its ‘9th Release of Eagles’ since inception in 2002. The ceremony which began at 9am attracted dignitaries from across the globe. Attendees include individuals from the academia, politicians, the clergy, traditional rulers, entrepreneurs and the general public.
Two Kenyans, Sheila Loice Kitsao and Marjorie Okeyo were among the first sets of international students in Covenant University. Recently they visited their alma mater and had a sweet reminiscence of their undergraduate days at Nigeria’s number one private university and how they were able to successfully make the most of the opportunity availed them to study in Nigeria.