He fought a good fight of faith, exhibiting, throughout his lifetime, a staunch belief in the equality of all men, irrespective of race, colour or gender. He was Nelson Rolihlalha Mandela, South Africa’s first black President and legendary freedom fighter. Mandela frenetically and fearlessly bestrode the narrow walls of injustice, where men were separated according to ethnic and racial orientations, and where the autochthonous and aboriginal inhabitants of the land were despised and classed as second class never-do-wells.
Three years after emerging as the Best ICT driven University in West Africa, Covenant University within her 11 years of existence has adopted one of the defining teaching platforms in the world that gives faculty and students of the University access to academic tools and resources anytime and anywhere.
Covenant University students outclassed other competitors at the 2013 Nigeria Software Competition held at Tinapa, Cross River State between the 22nd and 23rd of October, 2013. The University’s contingent returned from the 2-day competition, with laurels and cash prizes for their efforts.
Professor Charles Korede Ayo
The problem of Nigeria’s education system is not in the policies, but the wrong conceptualisation of the process of implementing such policies. This was the assertion made by the Vice-Chancellor of Covenant University, Professor Charles Korede Ayo, at the opening session of the Capacity Building Programme on Entrepreneurial Education, organized by the University in partnership with the National Board on Technical Education.
The Management of Covenant University will soon consummate an agreement with Open Arms Limited in the area of capacity building of new faculty that have just been brought on board the University system.
Following the recommendation of the Central Appointments and Promotions Committee (A&PC), and the approval of the University Board of Regents, Covenant University has promoted 14 of her senior faculty to the professorial cadre.
The Governing Council of the Living Faith Church Worldwide, the Proprietor base of Covenant University has approved the appointment of Pastor Abraham Ojeme, as Pro-Chancellor of the University. His appointment takes effect from September 2013.
Students of Applied Biology and Biotechnology went on a field trip to Nigerian Conservation Foundation, Lekki Reserves, Lagos on the 4th of October, 2013.
The Committee of Deans of Postgraduate Schools (CDPGS) in Nigerian Universities have been advised to look out for alternatives to funding postgraduate research and training.
For the first time in the country, Covenant University and Diamond Bank have jointly launched an International Debit Card with multipurpose features and usage to serve as identification card for her students. The card was launched at the Vice-Chancellor’s Conference room on Tuesday, September 24, 2013.