Monday, September 16, 2019

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    How UNN came through with Nigeria’s first electric car

How UNN came through with Nigeria’s first electric car

Nigeria recently got its first locally manufactured electric vehicle courtesy of the University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN). Christened Lion Ozumba 551, the five-seater vehicle runs on four wheels like every other car and when fully charged, can be driven for up to 60 minutes at the top level campus speed of 30km per hour. Indeed, the joy of the university [...]

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    PHOTOS: The decayed infrastructure serving as UNN hostels

PHOTOS: The decayed infrastructure serving as UNN hostels

The University of Nigeria Nsukka (UNN) male hostels in its Nsukka campus need urgent interventions -- unless there are plans to consolidate them as prisons.The hostels -- which are just two -- are a definition of filth and neglect; from decayed infrastructure gradually giving way for collapse, to rooms overflowing with students, the facilities are unhealthy for the thousands occupying [...]

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    THE LIST: Covenant, UNN, UI… top 20 universities with most employed graduates in Nigeria

THE LIST: Covenant, UNN, UI… top 20 universities with most employed graduates in Nigeria

Covenant University, Ota; University of Nigeria, Nsukka; and the University of Ibadan, Ibadan, produce the most employed graduates in Nigeria, a 2018 graduate report has found.According to the recently released Stutern Nigerian Graduate Report, 2018, Lagos State University (LASU), is the state university with the most employed graduates in Nigeria.The report shows that 83.70 percent of Covenant University graduates are employed, [...]

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    HELP! This doctor who has saved many lives needs you to stay alive

HELP! This doctor who has saved many lives needs you to stay alive

Donald Nwosu, a 36-year-old medical doctor, who has been battling cancer for the past five years, is calling on the public for financial support for a bone marrow transplant.Despite a series of chemotherapy to keep the disease at bay, Nwosu needs a bone marrow transplant as a permanent cure to 'Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma cancer'.Non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) is a group of blood cancers [...]

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    Oil company donates building to UNN

Oil company donates building to UNN

Platform Petroleum Limited, an indigenous oil and gas company, donated a new building to the geology department of the University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN), Enugu state, on Wednesday.Ibe Kachikwu, minister of state for petroleum resources, who is an alumnus of the institution, was a special guest at the event.He was joined by guests like Dumo Lulu-Briggs, chairman, Platform Petroleum; ABC Orjiako, chairman, [...]

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    Utomi: Nigeria is a classic example of a country walking towards failure

Utomi: Nigeria is a classic example of a country walking towards failure

Pat Utomi, founder of Centre for Values in Leadership (CVL), has described Nigeria as a “classic example of a country walking towards failure”.He said this in Awka, capital of Anambra, at a meeting of the University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN) alumni association and presentation of certificates of honour to the class of 1953 to 1967.The professor, an alumnus of the [...]

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    Group vows to resist attempt to ‘disrupt’ the history of Yoruba land

Group vows to resist attempt to ‘disrupt’ the history of Yoruba land

A group known as the Igbimo Odo Yoruba has expressed dissatisfaction with the claim that the Igbo were the first set of people to settle in Ile Ife, Osun state.Ile-Ife is regarded as the ancestral land of the Yoruba ethnic group.Alfred Achebe, obi of Onitsha, made the claim while speaking at the first Chinua Achebe International Conference organised by the [...]

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    Adeboye: Ojukwu’s order forced me out of UNN

Adeboye: Ojukwu’s order forced me out of UNN

Enoch Adeboye, general overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RRCG), said he could have graduated from the University of Nigeria Nsukka (UNN) if not for the outbreak of Nigerian civil war in 1967.Speaking after the prestigious institution conferred an honorary degree of doctorate of divinity on him on Tuesday, Adeboye said Odimegwu Ojukwu, then the governor of the eastern [...]

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    Buhari appoints Ooni of Ife UNN chancellor

Buhari appoints Ooni of Ife UNN chancellor

President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Enitan Ogunwusi (Ojaja II), the Ooni of Ife, as the chancellor of the University of Nigeria Nsukka (UNN).In a statement on Thursday, Moses Olafare, the special adviser to the Ooni on media and public affairs, said the appointment would promote unity among Nigerians.“Ile Oodua wishes to commend President Muhammadu Buhari for recognising Ooni's efforts to [...]

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