Despite the increasing global agitations for gender equality, the situation in Nigeria, following the demise of military rule in 1999, is still short of the targeted 30 percent women representation in the nation’s parliament and political office they occupy.
In a nation, where women constitute over 50 percent of registered voters, one wonder why they have been grossly underrepresented and marginalized when it comes to elective and leadership positions in the political landscape.
Nigeria can mitigate the effect of inadequate electric power by implementing energy efficiency and management techniques using energy saving components, a study by faculty members of Covenant University has suggested.
Four faculty members of Covenant University, Dr. Ayokunle Awelewa, Professor Claudius Awosope, Engr. Ademola Abdulkareem and Engr. Isaac Samuel, all of the Department of Electrical and Information Engineering, had recently developed nonlinear generator excitation controllers for improving power system stability.
The Vice-Chancellor, Covenant University, Professor AAA. Atayero, has assured the University’s representatives at the Regional Finals of the 8th Annual Hult Prize event of the full support of the Chancellor and Chairman, Board of Regents, Dr. David O. Oyedepo and the Management of the institution.
Enactus, an international non-profit organisation with a special focus on developmental initiatives by undergraduate students using entrepreneurship, has expressed its appreciation to the Management of Covenant University for accepting to play host to the 2017 Annual Leadership Conference of Enactus.
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.