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NANS HONOURS YABATECH RECTOR

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NANS HONOURS YABATECH RECTOR

NANS HONOURS YABATECH RECTOR- NationalAssociation of Nigerian Students (NANS) South-West zone recently presented the 2020 NANS South-West Outstanding Personality Distinguished Award to the Rector, Yaba College of Technology (Yabatech), Engr. Obafemi Omokungbe as Icon of Education Development.

 

NANS HONOURS YABATECH RECTOR

The 8-man delegation led by the Chairman, NANS JCC Lagos State, Comrade Abdulquowiyy Busari, noted that the award of excellence was given to Omokungbe for his able leadership and infrastructural drive which has created a conducive and enabling environment for proper learning and teaching.

Busari disclosed that he nominated 5 names of prominent personalities in the zone for this prestigious at the last NANS South- West zone meeting but Omokungbe was unanimously selected by all for the award.

He stated that the remarkable achievement of Yabatech Rector within the few years of his administration gave him the edge over his counterparts.

According to the Director of Gender, NANS South-West zone, Comrade Precious Abimbola who read Rector’s citation, “We are proud of you.

You have made us understand that leadership is not about a title or a designation. It is about impact, influence and inspiration. Impact involved getting results, influence is about spreading the passion you have to what you do, and how you inspired the generation next (Youth). Sincerely you are a blessing to the next generation, as you remain a role model and mentor.”
“Your unrelenting contributions towards youth and students developmental projects and passion for education were also considered as criteria for this honour bestowed on you today” she said.

In response, Omokungbe appreciated NANS for the honour, and the elated Rector promised that the award will spur him to do more. He also assured NANS that Student Union Government (SUG) would soon be resuscitated in Yabatech.

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ALHAJI MUJAHID ABUBAKAR DOKUBO-ASARI HOSTS UNIVERSITY OF GRONINGEN VISITING TEAM IN OBUAMA,RIVERS STATE

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ALHAJI MUJAHID ABUBAKAR DOKUBO-ASARI HOSTS UNIVERSITY OF GRONINGEN VISITING TEAM IN OBUAMA,RIVERS STATE 

ALHAJI MUJAHID ABUBAKAR DOKUBO-ASARI HOSTS UNIVERSITY OF GRONINGEN VISITING TEAM IN OBUAMA,RIVERS STATE

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sahara Weekly Reports That Alhaji Mujahid Abubakar Dokubo-Asari on July 4th, 2024, welcomed a visiting research team from the esteemed University of Groningen, located in the Netherlands, to his residence in Obuama, Rivers State.

 

 

 

ALHAJI MUJAHID ABUBAKAR DOKUBO-ASARI HOSTS UNIVERSITY OF GRONINGEN VISITING TEAM IN OBUAMA,RIVERS STATE 

 

 

 

 

The University of Groningen, with a rich history spanning over four centuries, prides itself on excellence and has been associated with notable figures like Nobel Prize laureates Ben Feringa and Frits Zernike.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The university is renowned for its groundbreaking research that addresses contemporary social issues, bridging the gap between various fields of study and connecting science with society. Their current research areas include Energy, Healthy Ageing, and Sustainable Society, with recent studies focusing on topics such as environmental sustainability, conscious living, and the impact of climate change on wildlife.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Led by Dr. Dumebi Obute, the visiting team from the University of Groningen is conducting a comparative study on resource extraction, its environmental implications, and the adaptive strategies of indigenous communities affected by extensive resource exploitation. Their journey has taken them to various parts of Africa, including South Africa, Zambia, and Nigeria, to investigate large-scale extraction industries like mining and crude oil production.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Recognizing Alhaji Mujahid Dokubo Asari’s prominent role in advocating for resource control and environmental preservation in the Niger Delta region, the research team sought his expertise and insights. Alhaji Mujahid Dokubo Asari, known for his global advocacy on these interconnected issues, was seen as a valuable source of historical knowledge and practical experiences in handling resource-related challenges.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The collaboration between Alhaji Mujahid Abubakar Dokubo-Asari and the University of Groningen holds the potential to inform global resource policies, promoting the well-being of indigenous communities impacted by resource extraction activities. By integrating historical context and local perspectives, this research aims to contribute to more sustainable and equitable resource management practices worldwide.

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TY Buratai Literary Initiative to commission Book Placement Project in Abuja, Nasarawa schools

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TY Buratai Literary Initiative to commission Book Placement Project in Abuja, Nasarawa schools

TY Buratai Literary Initiative to commission Book Placement Project in Abuja, Nasarawa schools

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sahara Weekly Reports That THE TY Buratai Literary Initiative (TYBLI) has announced the commissioning of its Book Placement Project in three schools across Abuja: Army Day Secondary School, Mambilla Barracks, Al-Hikmah International Academy in Mararaba, Nasarawa State and IDP Sharing Prosperity School in New Kuchingoro, Abuja. These activities will take place on July, 2nd, 4th & 9th respectively.

 

 

 

 

TY Buratai Literary Initiative to commission Book Placement Project in Abuja, Nasarawa schools

 

 

 

 

 

In a statement signed by theatre expert and Secretary, TY Buratai Literary Initiative, Om’Oba Jerry Adesewo, the Book Placement Project is a key programme of TYBLI, aimed at enhancing access to quality books and promoting literacy among young people in under-served communities. This initiative is part of TYBLI’s ongoing commitment to fostering a culture of reading and supporting educational development across Nigeria.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Each commissioning event will feature the installation of a mini-library stocked with a curated selection of books tailored to the needs and interests of the students. Additionally, the events will include a brief reading and interactive session with students, aimed at sparking their interest in reading and engaging them with the new resources. A book management talk will also be provided, offering valuable guidance to teachers and students on how to effectively utilise and maintain their new library resources.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

TYBLI’s founder, Lt. Gen. T.Y. Buratai (Rtd), expressed his enthusiasm for the project, stating, “We are thrilled to bring the Book Placement Project to these schools in Abuja. By providing access to quality books and fostering a love for reading, we are investing in the future of our young people and contributing to the educational development of our communities.”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Chairperson of the TY Buratai Literary Initiative, Dr. Lizi Ben-Iheanacho, will lead the team to the beneficiary schools for the installation and commissioning. TYBLI also acknowledges Adams Pages and Sprezzatura Publishing for donating the books for the first phase of the Book Placement Project, and calls for more donations from public-spirited individuals and organisations to help make books available for students across the country.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The TY Buratai Literary Initiative remains committed to expanding its reach and impact, with plans to bring the Book Placement Project to more schools across Nigeria in the coming year.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

For more information about the Book Placement Project and how to support TYBLI, please visit www.tybli.com.ng

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OLAOPA SPECULATION TO SCRAPPED HND IS MISCHIEVOUS

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OLAOPA SPECULATION TO SCRAPPED HND IS MISCHIEVOUS.

The Senate arm of National Association of Polytechnic Students NAPS who has been on the vanguard to stop HND/Bsc Dichotomy condemned the wrong Speculation of OLAOPA the Chairman of Federal Civil Service Commission. The association admitted that there are lot of good recommendations in the bill to abolished HND/Bsc Dichotomy that has been passed by the 9th Assembly but wonder why the going back and Front From the Federal Civil Service Commission in this regards? If there is no evil motive or hatred against HND Certificate, there is something wrong with the Management team of Federal Civil Service Commission and HND Holders.

 

 

OLAOPA SPECULATION TO SCRAPPED HND IS MISCHIEVOUS.

The NBTE and COEAD Submission at one day retreat on HND/Bsc Dichotomy that was held yesterday in Abuja at Tetfund Building Abuja, the report and their submission is different from this callous, wicked response and Publication of OLAOPA.

The Leadership of Senate Arm of National Association of Polytechnic Students NAPS is hereby calling on the Federal Government to Investigate the Federal Civil Service Commission and OLAOPA on reasons for the hatred on Polytechnic Certificate, knowing fully well that Polytechnic Education were designed to solved critical Technical issues and create great platform for Technology advancement in the Country, there is no Professional war between HND/Bsc Certificate Holder’s as speculated by the Chairman of Federal Civil Service Commission, what we are clamouring for is that Polytechnic Students,HND Certificate holders should not be treated as Second class to Bsc, assuming Olaopa has Polytechnic Background he wouldn’t have come up with that unreasonable Conclusion, solutions to HND/Bsc Dichotomy has already been settled in Bill to abolish HND/Bsc, we are calling the President of Federal Republic of Nigeria, President Asiwaju Bola Ahmed to look into this Bill and Assent the Presidential Signature to make it a Law.

OLAOPA has no special skill or Intelligent more than those that laboured for the Bill to Abolish HND/Bsc Dichotomy, their Labour for years shouldn’t be in vein because of myopic mindset of OLAOPA, we are calling on him to withdraw that Statement or face the Massive Protest from National Association of Polytechnic Students NAPS.

This Statement from a Professor is shocking because some developed country place great Value on Technical Education. With all the Research of the University, how many solutions has the University Graduates proffer to solve Nigerian Economy Challenge?

Until HND/ Bsc Dichotomy is abolished,Aluta Continua…

Signed

Comrade Adeniji Boluwaji Temitope
Senate President of National Association of Polytechnic Students(NAPS)
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