The United States Consulate Public Affairs Officer in Nigeria, Mr. Russell Brooks, has stressed the importance of crafting positive social and political narratives about events in Nigeria, for the nation to enjoy favourable disposition in the international community.
One of Covenant’s International Visiting Scholars, Mr. Felix Agyemang, has identified Covenant University’s pursuance of collaborative research as a means towards the fulfillment of her vision of becoming one of the top 10 Universities in the world in a few years’ time.
A Professor of International Economic Relations, Professor Jonathan Aremu, has advocated that Nigeria must be ready to sequence and negotiate her positions on trade issues, instead of unending consultation excuses, so as to get what she deserves from the regional and international trade agreements (https://bit.ly/2VWvNng).
A couple of Covenant alumni, Uka Eje and Ayo Arikawe, have not ceased to receive rave reviews in the wake of the rising profile of their startup company, Thrive Agric.
The Chief Medical Officer, Covenant University Medical Centre, Dr. Ademola Adebanjo has advised members of personnel of the University not to entertain fears about the scourge of cancer but do all things possible to prevent the occurrence of the disease.
The British Council has made available a £10,000 grant to scale up Covenant University’s Hebron Startup Lab (HSL) and Kwara State University’s Entrepreneurship Centre (EC) for the purpose of launching and developing Startup and Spin-off companies to solve problems, create wealth and generate employment opportunities.
Students of the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Covenant, have been motivated to embrace the art of project management, which they would find very useful either as an employee in an organization or as a self-employed individual.
The Team Lead of the Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN) Accreditation Team to Covenant University, Engr. Ezekiel Ojekunle, has urged tertiary institutions across the nation to embrace Outcome-Based Education (OBE) in a bid to ensure academically-sound engineering graduates express practical functionality on their jobs.
The National Chairman, Nigerian Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineering (NIEEE), Engr. John F. Adebayo, has in his quest to build a robust relationship between Covenant and the Institute, called on the University’s Vice-Chancellor, Professor AAA. Atayero, to encourage staff members in academic fields relating to NIEEE to show more interest and participate in their activities.
The Vice-Chancellor, Covenant, Professor AAA. Atayero has urged faculty, staff and students of the University to be innovative by thinking of something new, implementing creative ideas, and coming up with new ideas/products that are valuable and impactful.