Coming this week, in the wake of the annual ‘SHILOH’ week of the Living Faith Church World-wide, the parent body of Covenant University, is a prestigious award to the institution as the Best Private University in Nigeria, 2014, making it the second time Covenant University would be winning the award. The Vice Chancellor of the University, Professor Charles Ayo, also bagged an award as the Best Vice Chancellor of Private University in Nigeria, 2014.
Covenant University on Thursday, December 4, 2014 received officials from the Chattered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN), for the formal inauguration of a joint Degree Linkage Committee. The Committee was to drive the Associates of the Chattered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (ACIBN) degree linkage programme in the University.
Covenant University’s awards chest received a boost again as Professor Amos Alao, of the Department of Psychology, was recently appointed a Fellow of the Nigerian Psychological Association (NPA) at an award ceremony to mark the 50th Anniversary of the Psychological Association and its 30 years of existence in Nigeria, which held at the University of Nigeria, Nsuka.
Research Africa, represented by its Senior Customer Support Consultant, Mr. Sean Intiomale, paid a courtesy visit to Covenant University today, November 27, 2014. The visitor was hosted at the Vice-Chancellor’s conference room in Canaan Land, Ota.
The veteran journalist and astute Mass Communication teacher, Professor Idowu Akanbi Sobowale was recently recognized and honoured with a Life-Time Achievement Award at the 2014 Diamond Awards for Media Excellence (DAME). In this interview with the Media and Corporate Affairs, he shared the story behind the glory, advised young journalists/academics and dedicated the achievement to Covenant University and others.
Covenant University’s researchers and faculty have been advised to speak the language of the research funders and also make their research proposals void of jargons in order to access external grants.
Project One Million Souls, the humanitarian arm of Covenant University’s Students’ Council went to town recently to show love, care and give hope to the less privileged in the society. Representatives of the group visited the Yaba Boys Correctional Center, Yaba and Cheshire Home, Mushin, both in Lagos State, extending their hands of love to residents of both facilities.
Two months after the commissioning and deployment of the Covenant University Integrated Dual Engine Automobile (CU-IDEA) for campus shuttle services, the lead researcher for the invention of the automobiles, Professor James Omoleye, said the vehicles have enjoyed significant patronage and positive reviews from residents and visitors to the University.
Professor Olawole Odun Obembe is an avid researcher with a passion for plant biotechnological development in Africa.
Moving forward in its quest for relevant partnerships towards the achievement of its visionary goals of becoming one of the top ten universities in the world by the year 2022, Covenant University on Wednesday, November 19, 2014, welcomed a team from John Holt & Company Plc. and its technical partner, Rosenbauer.