Covenant University has no doubt achieved remarkable feats in her drive towards becoming one of the top 10 universities in the world by the year 2022, however, all stakeholders in the project must redouble their efforts for the vision to come to fruition.
The Chancellor and Chairman, Board of Regents, Covenant, Dr. David O. Oyedepo, has urged faculty members of the University to embrace spiritual virtues as the only way to realise the vision of Covenant becoming one of the top 10 universities in the world by the year 2022. According to him, “Whatever God can do, faith can make happen”.
The Nigerian Building and Road Research Institute (NBRRI) has approached Covenant for the use of the University’s sports facilities towards the successful hosting of the 2019 Research Institutes Games Association of Nigeria RIGAN.
The Management of Covenant University has advised organisers of the 13th Annual Conference of the Mycotoxicology Society of Nigeria (MSN) to ensure that notable outcomes and studies of conference papers be published in Scopus indexed outlets, as that would be a veritable avenue to apprise the academic world of the latest developments on issues about mycotoxins research in the country.
A Covenant graduate, Miss Naomi Ekpoki Onesenema, has emerged winner of the Junior Chamber International (JCI) Top Outstanding Young Person of Nigeria Award.
Naomi, who was a honoree under the category ‘Contribution to Children, World Peace and/or Human Rights’, was one of the 10 recipients of the JCI awards selected from among 30 finalists out of the over 1,700 nominations.
West Africa’s numero uno University, Covenant, will be competing with 34 other universities from across the world in the 2019 edition of the Enactus World Cup, according to the organisers.
Covenant University, apparently in a bid to assert her status as the University with the most employable graduates, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with a United Kingdom-based firm, United Quality Academy Limited (UnQA), with a view to certifying her students in Management Systems.
Covenant’s fast growing profile as a research-inclined University has once again been validated, with Scopus, the largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature, ranking six Covenant faculty among the top 10 authors in Nigeria by publication volume within the period 2014-2020.
A paper delivered by Professor Evans Osabuohien of the Department of Economics and Development Studies, Covenant University, at the First International Conference on African Entrepreneurship and Innovation (ICAEI 2019), at De Montfort University, Leicester, United Kingdom, has won the Best Paper Award at the conference. The paper recommended support for the formation of Village Savings and Loans Association (VSLA) in the most deprived and rural areas in the country, with governments at all levels embracing the initiative for it to thrive.
Graduands of the College of Engineering (CoE), Covenant University, would have to be students for life, prioritise growth over wages, get a workplace sponsor, and develop a culture of excellence amongst others, if they must transit from an engineer in training to an engineer in practice.