Tag Archives: Nigeria

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 »

WORKING WITH MAY AND BAKER PLC ON IMPROVED HEALTHCARE DELIVERY

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 »

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 »

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 »

FIIRO PARTNERS LIONS CLUB ON INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITIES AND YOUTH EMPOWERMENT

The challenge of diversification of the Nigeria economy and youth unemployment cannot be handled by government alone but through strategic partnership with relevant stakeholders.  This was revealed by the Director General/CEO of Federal Institute of Industrial Research Oshodi (FIIRO), Dr (Mrs.) Gloria N. Elemo at the Memorandum of Understanding signing ceremony with Lions Club during the inauguration and… Read More »

APPRAISING URBAN RENEWAL PROJECTS IN NIGERIA: CASE STUDIES OF SELECTED METROPOLISES IN NIGERIA’S GEOPOLITICAL ZONES.

There are claims by some state governments that they have executed various types of slum upgrade/Urban renewal projects in their respective states. However, a lot of questions are raised as to how sustainable are the programmes/initiatives; are the beneficiaries of such projects involved in selecting and implementation of the projects; what are the challenges encountered in the course… Read More »

Architects Exposed to Dynamics of Negotiation to Remain in Business

As an Architect, the ability to negotiate, particularly, financial negotiation in order to remain in business was the centre of discussion at the Town and Gown Seminar of the Department of Architecture, Covenant University, Ota. The Guest Speaker and Managing Director, Chief Executive Officer, First New Generation Limited, Arc Ngozi Okokwu, on Tuesday, February 27, 2018, exposed the… Read More »

NEW JOURNAL ARTICLE PUBLISHED BY THE NIGERIA STRATEGY SUPPORT PROGRAM OF IFPRI IN THE ENVIRONMENTAL DEVELOPMENT JOURNAL

The Nigeria Strategy Support Program of IFPRI is pleased to announce the publication of a new journal article entitled “Integrating Environmental Considerations in Agricultural Policy Process: Evidence from Nigeria” in the Environmental Development journal, co-authored by Suresh Babu, George Mavrotas and Nilam Prasai. The authors argue that policy processes that design, develop, and implement sectoral policies often leave environmental considerations to a… Read More »