436th Senate Meeting :Senate Re-Elects Fawehinmi, Approves New Departments, Programmes By Obinna Nwodim

Senate of the University of Port Harcourt at its 436th Meeting on Wednesday, March 28, 2018 held inside the Senate Chambers re-elected Professor Hakeem Fawehinmi of the Department of Human Anatomy as Deputy Vice-Chancellor in charge of Academic matters for a final two-year tenure. Professor Fawehinmi was unanimously re-elected with a total of 189 votes after the other… Read More »


The Federal  Institute of Industrial Research Oshodi, (FIIRO) has entered into a partnership with May and Baker Nigeria Plc with a view to improving healthcare delivery most especially to tackle the pandemic of malnutrition outbreak in the IDPs and to bring succor to over 40 million people suffering from sickle cell disease.  The Director-General of FIIRO, Dr. (Mrs.)… Read More »

Education Minister Commissions UniPort W’Bank Building, As NUC Commends Centre By Otikor Samuel

Following the completion of the building project for the World Bank Africa Centre of Excellence for Oilfield Chemicals Research (ACE-CEFOR), the Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu, has commissioned the building furnished with a state-of-the-art equipment at the IPS Park, UniPort, with a charge to the ACE leadership to break more grounds. Commissioning the building which houses offices,… Read More »

Nwauche Bows Out In A Blaze Of Research Glory By Otikor Samuel

Following the expiration of his two-year tenure as Dean of the Faculty of Basic Medical Sciences, Professor Chijioke Nwauche has bowed out, leaving behind an impressive research record that would serve as a reference model. In his Valedictory Address which was presented at an Extraordinary Faculty Board Meeting which held at the new Faculty of Basic Studies Complex,… Read More »

39th Matriculation UniPort Matriculates 8,205, As V-C Charges Students To Be Studious, Obedient By Obinna Nwodim

A total of 8,205 students took the Matriculation Oath and Pledge at the 39th Matriculation Ceremony of the University of Harcourt for the 2017/2018 academic session. The Vice-Chancellor, Professor Ndowa Lale, while administering the Matriculation Oath on the newly-admitted students on Thursday, March 29, 2018 at the Convocation Arena, University Park, warned them against engaging in acts that… Read More »

Metallurgical, Mining and Materials Engineers visit NBRRI

Given the Research and Development responsibilities the Nigerian Building and Road Research Institute carry out in the Built, Road and Engineering sectors it often entails that the Institute remains constantly in touch with all relevant professional and regulatory bodies. Some of these bodies include amongst others, the Nigerian Society of Engineers, Nigerian Institute of Building (NIOB), Nigerian Institute… Read More »

New tool brings world class medical services to ABUAD

Tough health challenges? Overseas diagnosis may be just a click away – thanks to the equipment just acquired by the Afe Babalola University Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti State (ABUAD). The Technical Partners of ABUAD Multi System Hospital, Aster DM Healthcare of Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE) yesterday donated a telemedicine equipment to the 400-bed hospital to support it and “in… Read More »

144th Inaugural Akonye Advocates Controlled Environment Agriculture In Nigeria By Humphrey Ogu

The physiology of the root and how it harnesses the manifestation of the entire plants in the environment formed the main thrust of the 144th Inaugural Lecture delivered by Professor Love Akonye at Ebitimi Banigo Auditorium on Thursday, November 30, 2017. Delivering the Lecture entitled: “The Root and the Media: The Use of Physiological Processes as Indicators of… Read More »


The Nigerian Building and Road Research Institute, NBRRI has continued its excellent performance at Fairs and Exhibitions with another strong showing at the Abuja International Trade Fair. The event, which is the 12th to be organized by the Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI) took place from 21st September to 7th October, 2017.It has various participation from… Read More »