The Nigerian Army has solicited the assistance of Covenant University for the establishment of a proposed Nigerian Army University of Science and Technology.
The leader of a delegation from the Nigerian Army Institute of Technology and Environment Studies, Maj. Gen Mathias Efeovbokhan (rtd), made the disclosure on Friday, January 20, 2017, during a courtesy visit to the Management of Covenant University at the University’s campus in Ota, Ogun State.
If Nigeria has to maintain her sovereignty as a nation, she must, among other things, lay emphasis on food security, an area which experts say geophysics has significant role to play through the determination of soil fertility suitable for any particular crop leading to high yield, food exportation and foreign exchange earnings.
Cheaper natural chemicals, obtained from plant seeds (jatropha – JSO, rubber – RSO and castor – CSO), had better influence on the solid and fluid characteristics of the Nigerian waxy crude oil than previously used synthetic chemicals (triethanolamine and xylene), according to the result of an investigation carried out by a team of researchers from Covenant University and the Lagos State University.
The 21st Century finance professionals would have to become professional finance data scientists, if they must remain relevant in a very fast, competitive and evolving business world. This was the thrust of a presentation made by the Manager in the Risk Assurance Practice of PricewatershouseCooper Nigeria (PwC), Mr. Tokunbo Oyeneyin, on Wednesday, January 19, 2017, at the 10th Town and Gown seminar series of the Department of Accounting, Covenant University.
The African Engineering Deans Council (AEDC) has expressed its appreciation to Covenant University for accepting to host the Council’s 3rd Engineering Education Summit scheduled to hold in July, 2017.
Three of the four Hult Teams representing Covenant University at the 8th Annual Hult Prize have qualified for the Regional Finals of the game-changing initiative, taking place simultaneously in five major cities of the world on March 3, 2017.
“There are certain things you cannot be in the future, if you do not make adequate preparation and pay the required price. So take responsibility.”
The Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN) has given the Engineering Programmes of Covenant University a clean bill of health a few weeks after a team from the Council made a re-accreditation visitation to the University.
A Geographic Information Systems (GIS) expert, Dr. Lekan Taiwo, has said that Geo-information is a very effective tool for solving national problems due to its cutting-edge technology, which provides analytical and problem-solving tools to desktops.
A Covenant University graduate, Princess Chinyere Offor, has emerged the Best Graduating Student in the Batch 13 Class of the Institute of Petroleum Studies (IPS) of the University of Port Harcourt, Choba, Rivers State.