Faith-Based Organizations, Private Sector, Crucial to Successes in Kidney Transplantation – Professor Alvin Roth
The importance of faith-based organizations around the world and private health care providers in ensuring increasing success in the area of kidney transplantation was highlighted at Covenant University’s 2nd International Conference on African Development Issues (CU-ICADI 2015).
Professor of Computing, University of South Wales, United Kingdom, Professor Andrew Ware with other experts have advocated the use of ICT and knowledge economy for African development.
Google I/O is an annual Software consumers/developers forum held by Google in San Francisco, California. Google I/O features in-depth sessions focused on building web, mobile and enterprise applications with Google and open web technologies such as Android, Chrome OS, Google APLs, Google Web Toolkit, pp Engine and more. I/O is a two-day hands-on interaction with the latest technologies, inspirational talks and a few surprises between.
A team from New Horizons Systems Solutions Limited was in Covenant University, on Tuesday, May 19, 2015, for the formal signing of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the two parties.
Biological diversity commonly referred to as biodiversity is the variety of life forms on earth which is composed of the number of species of plants, animals and microorganism, the enormous diversity of genes in these species, the different ecosystems on the planet, such as deserts, rainforests, savannas and coral reefs. Nigeria is rich in biodiversity endowed with a diverse flora and fauna. These biodiversity are being threatened by a number of factors including human development activities such as industrialization, technological advancement and rapid growth in urbanization. Other factors are poor economic policy, rising demand for forest products, weak laws and poor law enforcement policy.
The Department of Sociology recently hosted a renowned lecturer of Sociology, Dr. Natasha Muller-Hirth and Mr. Jamie Hastings, the Regional Manager, International Office from Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen, Scotland.
“Modern Biotechnology may help to offset the effect of climate change and increase food production”.
With the aim of making innovative contributions towards value enhancement of the African Continent, experts at the just concluded 2nd Covenant University International Conference on African Development Issues (CU-ICADI), have agreed that Biotechnology, ICT and Renewable Energy are the potential catalyst for the development of the continent.
Officials of the United Nations Information Centre (UNIC), Lagos, paid a courtesy visit to the Management of Covenant University on Tuesday, May 12, 2015. The team was made up of the Director, Mr. Ronald D. Kayanja and the National Information Officer, Mr. Oluseyi Soremekun.
The Chancellor of Covenant University, Dr. David Oyedepo, on Monday, May 11, 2015, declared the 2nd edition of the International Conference on African Development Issues open. The Conference with the theme, ‘Biotechnology, ICT, Materials and Renewable Energy: Catalyst for African Development,’ attracted participants from across the globe and addressed topics such as, ‘Education for all: promoting quality and access,’ ‘Setting an Agenda for Africa’s Economic Development,’ ‘Combating Terrorism and Xenophobia,’ and ‘Knowledge Economy and Africa’s Development Agenda.’